Magento community editor release (Aug 18, 2011)

By April 9, 2012 No Comments

Major Highlights

  • Minimum Advertised Price
  • Persistent Shopping Cart
  • Shipping Integration with Label printing support


  • XmlConnect package release v21
  • Order Payment Action for Express Checkout (PayPal)
    – Added settings Authorization Honor Period and Order Valid Period into EC tab in the backend
    – Automatically new authorize transaction created after order transaction
    – Automatically cancel order after the expiration of Order Valid Period
    – Automatically authorize transaction void\create after the expiration of Authorization Honor Period
  • Implemented Authorize.Net ‘hold for review’ status shows up as ‘declined’ in Magento
  • Add Dynamic sku option for configurable products
  • Moneybookers Multistore System Configuration
  • Moneybookers OBT Defaults
  • PrototypeJS upgraded to 1.7


  • Removed deprecation.js because its not compatible with prototype 1.7
  • Relations between models and resource models were revised for better support of multiple databases
    – Varien_Db_Adapter_Pdo_Mysql revised
    – Introduced Varien_Db_Adapter_Interface, Varien_Db_Ddl_Table
    – Introduced new classes named resource helpers
    – Backwards comatibility and known issues
    — Error appears after Customer Group saving with name length more than 32
  • Deprecated GoogleBase module (http://googlemerchantblog.blogspot.com/2010/12/new-shopping-apis-and-deprecation-of.html)
    – Google Shopping Extension is available for the replacement