Archives for 2018




How to set up a Magento 2 store for Australia

0 Comments · 24 Nov 2016 · Posted in Magento Extension Reviews, by Matthew Gamble

This is a follow up to our 2009 post, How to set up a Magento store for Australia. There are a few important things that need to be configured for compliance with ATO requirements and to ensure that Magento calculates taxes correctly. The following is an outline of the necessary configuration and settings you may need to consider when setting up Magento 2 for an Australian store.

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Australia 0.3.0 for Magento 2 released

0 Comments · 23 Nov 2016 · Posted in Announcements, by Chris Norton

We are pleased to announce the release of version 0.3.0 of the Fontis Australia extension for Magento 2. This is a substantial update that brings long-awaited support for Australia Post shipping methods to Magento 2.

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Magento Extension Roundup - September 2016

0 Comments · 27 Oct 2016 · Posted in Magento Extension Reviews, by Chris Norton

Welcome once again to the Magento extension monthly round-up, where we review some of the free extensions that were released in September. This time we're looking at extensions for switching the owner of an order, free shipping option assignment to customers, cleaning up backups, and more.

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Magento Extension Roundup - August 2016

0 Comments · 12 Sep 2016 · Posted in Magento Extension Reviews, by Matthew Gamble

It's time for another Magento extension round-up, reviewing some free extensions that were released in August. This time we're looking at extensions for general product attachments, embedding an icon font, and a super-fast mass customer import process.

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Magento Extension Roundup - July 2016

0 Comments · 12 Aug 2016 · Posted in Magento Extension Reviews, by David Erceg

It's time for another Magento extension round-up, reviewing some free extensions that were released in July. This time we're looking at extensions for address validation, extra category descriptions and easier access to Magento logs.

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Magento Extension Roundup - June 2016

0 Comments · 13 Jul 2016 · Posted in Magento Extension Reviews, by Andrew Rollason

It's time for another Magento extension round-up, reviewing some free extensions that were released in June. This time we're looking at extensions allow frontend PDF printing, admin panel two factor authentication, multiple cart item delete and Pinterest tracking pixels.

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Anchor categories and position sorting explained

5 Comments · 29 Jun 2016 · Posted in Magento, by Oliver De Guzman

The Is Anchor category setting and category product positions do not play well when combined together. You might think that marrying two simple category settings would result in a simple solution, but think twice before you do so or you might get a headache of Magento proportion! In this post we will attempt to demystify how Is Anchor works and how you can best make use of it.

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Magento Extension Roundup - May 2016

0 Comments · 20 Jun 2016 · Posted in Magento Extension Reviews, by Peter Spiller

It's time for another Magento extension round-up, reviewing some free extensions that were released in May. This time we're looking at extensions for Facebook tracking, search improvements and order export, as well as Magento 2 command-line autocompletion.

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Magento Extension Roundup - April 2016

0 Comments · 13 May 2016 · Posted in Magento Extension Reviews, by Paul Hoang

In this Magento extension round-up, we quickly review some of the free extensions that were released in April. The theme for this month's extensions are small, drop-and-go extensions with minimal conflicts in your Magento installation.

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Our Campaign Monitor extension has a new home

0 Comments · 29 Apr 2016 · Posted in Announcements, by Chris Norton

The Fontis Campaign Monitor extension for Magento has been one of our most popular projects, with over 10,000 downloads, and has been used by people all over the world to connect their Magento store with the Campaign Monitor mailing list service. In collaboration with Campaign Monitor we have overhauled the existing extension to be compatible with the latest versions of Magento 1 and the Campaign Monitor API. The extension now also has a new home, having been adopted as the official Campaign Monitor project rather than continuing on as our unofficial third-party solution.

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Blog Extension 2.0 Released

0 Comments · 22 Apr 2016 · Posted in Announcements, by Matthew Gamble

Since the first public versions of the Fontis Blog extension for Magento, we've added a number of new features culminating in this major version release. The extension now includes support for multiple blogs per store, post tags and authors, and more.

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Router Magento Extension Released

0 Comments · 20 Apr 2016 · Posted in Announcements, by Matthew Gamble

Today we're releasing a new free Magento extension for developers - Fontis_Router. This is a low-level extension designed to provide better routing for other extensions that want pretty URLs.

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