Magento SUPEE-6788 Patch

MagentoLogoMagento released a patch, SUPEE-6788, on October 27, 2015. This patch addresses protection against security related issues such as information leaks and remote code execution. A site can be compromised in many ways by these types of threads such as potentially having malware scripts running on your server or having sensitive information stolen. This patch allows Magento store owners to protect against these security compromises. Although, unlike most patches, it can be a little confusing to implement. Before implementing this patch, here are a few things you need to know.

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Setup Tax Exemption in your eCommerce

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Many may be wondering how to setup tax exemption in their eCommerce stores for their customers. There is a simple step-by-step process this article will discuss to set up tax exemption for your customers in your eCommerce store through Magento.

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Magento SUPEE-5344 – Shoplift Bug Patch

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In late January of 2015 the first remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability, or “shoplift” bug, was reported to Magento by Check Point Software Technologies. This bug affects both Magento Enterprise Edition and Magento Community Edition, and it allows attackers to obtain control over a store and its sensitive data, including personal customer information. As of February 9, 2015, Magento released a patch for this issue.

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Magento Support: How to Fulfill an Order

Order Fulfillment

When the order is placed, a sales order is created as a temporary record of the transaction. In the Orders list, sales orders are shown with a status of “Pending,” and can be canceled at any time until the payment is processed. After payment confirmed, the order can be invoiced and shipped. Topics in this section:

  • Order Workflow
  • Order Status
  • Invoice an Order
  • Ship an Order
  • Transactions

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How to Ship and Mark an Order as Completed

Lets say you have several orders you have recently filled and are now ready to be shipped. Your next step is to yes notify the customer their order is being shipped and then mark the status of that order as completed. The following is a quick walk through on just how you do this.

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Magento Support: Swatches

Setting up Swatches

Swatches provide an alternate way to display the selection of options for configurable products. Rather than choosing an option from a drop-down list, customers can make their selection by clicking a swatch. Configurable swatches can be used on the product page, product list, and in layered navigation. Continue reading Magento Support: Swatches