Posts Tagged ‘Magento’


Yesterday, eBay announced its intent to fully acquire Los Angeles-based Magento Commerce (formerly known as Varien). This move follows a year of holding a minority stake in the company and monitoring its growth and potential. Full details of eBay's acquisition have not yet been released, but we are confident that the deal will go through as scheduled for Q3 2011. As developers and users of Magento since 2008, we have invested heavily in the platform, its community, and in our


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


Magento has announced the release of version Community Edition available immediately. This version is not a security concern, but does offer numerous bug fixes and an important notice for stores that process American Express credit cards through PayPal Website Payments Pro or Virtual Terminal. See the full release notes for more information on the fixes and