Magento 1.5.1 Released


Magento’s open-source e-commerce platform was officially updated to version 1.5.1 today following a few months of development since version 1.4.2 was released in December 2010.

The most exciting improvements include support for media storage on CDNs/databases,  improved order status management, built-in gift message field during checkout, improved import/export functionality, support for a new payment methods, and Magento Mobile v20. Over one hundred bugs were also fixed since 1.4.2.

Head over to the release notes page to see more details, or the download page to get the latest version. You can also upgrade via the MagentoConnect Manager by logging into the administration area.

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