Fontis Composer Repository Launch

    0 Comments · 10 Sep 2015 · Posted in Announcements, by Chris Norton

    PHP and Magento development has matured in the past few years. One of the biggest advances has been the widespread adoption of Composer, which has established itself as a de facto standard for the management of PHP packages and libraries. Today we are pleased to announce the introduction of Composer support for all of our Magento extensions, allowing developers to easily install, update and manage extensions registered to their Fontis account using Composer.

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    MageAudit Updated with Report History

    0 Comments · 25 Jun 2015 · Posted in Announcements, by Chris Norton

    Our popular Magento auditing tool, MageAudit, has been updated to collect your reports together for easy historical reference, while we've also added a number of other features requested by our customers, including the option to purchase multiple credits at a discounted rate.

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    Australia 3.0 and Feeds Generator

    0 Comments · 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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    Algolia Magento Extension Released

    0 Comments · 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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    Mercator Demo Vagrant Box

    0 Comments · 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 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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    Mercator Launched

    0 Comments · 02 Sep 2013 · Posted in Announcements, by Lloyd Hazlett

    Fontis is pleased to announce the release of Mercator, a community driven distribution of Magento. The Magento community has matured to the point where an amazing number of valuable open source contributions have been released, and Mercator expands upon the Community Edition feature set by bringing together the best of these extensions into a cohesive distribution. Code is now on GitHub, and already includes a number of additional features in its initial commit that have been integrated through community extensions.

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