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    Australia 3.0 and Feeds Generator

    0 Comments · Wednesday 29 Apr 2015 · Posted in Announcements, by Chris Norton

    We are happy to announce a couple of major releases today. Users of the Australia extension will be pleased to hear that we have released version 3.0, containing substantial new features and many minor enhancements. Additionally, the new Feeds Generator extension has been launched, allowing you to easily produce feeds of your Magento catalogue for the major shopping comparison services like Google Shopping.

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    Magento Extension Roundup - March 2015

    0 Comments · Friday 17 Apr 2015 · Posted in Magento, by Will Mischlewski

    This is the first in a new series of regular posts where we look at recently released free extensions that have caught our eye. We review extensions that have been published on Magento Connect and GitHub and share our thoughts on their premise and execution.

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    Algolia Magento Extension Released

    0 Comments · Thursday 16 Apr 2015 · Posted in Announcements, by Andrew Rollason

    Algolia is an exciting new hosted search service that provides instant search results as you type, no matter where you are in the world. The Fontis Algolia Magento extension makes it easier to add robust, powerful and fast search to your site. With relevant, real-time results appearing almost instantaneously, visitors can find the products they want quickly and with a minimum of fuss, turning them from website browsers into paying customers.

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    Adding the WYSIWYG editor to an extension

    0 Comments · Thursday 02 Apr 2015 · Posted in Magento, by Matthew Gamble

    While developing the new Fontis Blog extension, we wanted to allow use of the same WYSIWYG editor tools that users have when creating Magento CMS pages or static blocks. Doing so is not very difficult, requiring only a few changes to add the Magento WYSIWYG to your own extensions.

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    Mercator Demo Vagrant Box

    0 Comments · Friday 23 May 2014 · Posted in Announcements, by Peter Spiller

    As part of our ongoing work on Mercator (a Magento Community Edition distribution launched last year), we have released a demo Vagrant box, available for immediate download. Mercator has recently been updated to merge changes from the Magento CE 1.9.0.1 release, and now includes features such as a streamlined checkout, responsive design using the Bootstrap framework, and improved search functionality. Rather than having to set up a development environment and install Mercator, the box is fully configured and ready for use. The box runs Mercator on HHVM, includes services like Redis and Elasticsearch pre-installed and configured, and uses the Magento CE 1.8 sample data.

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