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Inverse Paradox – Your Guide Into E-Commerce & Magento

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Inverse Paradox operates on the market for more than ten years. The company helps small and medium businesses approach their web and graphic design needs in the right way. Instead of providing stock art for their identity, Inverse Paradox offers custom solutions tailored to the individual needs of every enterprise. If you don’t want to use a pay-by-month turnkey website solution that won’t sell your services or want to avoid agencies that overcharge and under-deliver, you’ve come to the right place.  Continue Reading

FireBear Improved Import & Export for Magento 2 – Extension Change Log

- Magento 2, Our extensions
improved import and export - Magento 2 extension
Improved Import & Export for Magento 2
Extension Manual | FAQ | Demo | Sample Files

Improved Import Export Magento 2 Roadmap – vote for the most exciting features and we will implement them first. Leave your suggestions in the comments and we will add them to the poll.

3.1.8 (released 16.09.2019)

Features

  • Added URL rewrites entity for import and export
  • Added Widgets entity for import and export
  • Added Product Reviews entity for import and export
  • Added Catalog Search Terms entity for import and export
  • Added Search Synonyms entity for import and export
  • Added Gift Card entity for import and export (Magento 2 Commerce/Cloud only)
  • Added Page Hierarchy entity for import and export (Magento 2 Commerce/Cloud only)
  • Added Visual Merchandise – product category position attribute – import and export
  • Added possibility to ‘disable’ products in your Magento 2 if they are not in the imported table
  • Added support for multisheet Excel XLSX files – you can select the sheet to import from
  • Added possibility to specify the URL path to images in the Image File Directory field in addition to FTP path
  • Added new cron group to register import or export job crons in the same group
  • Dropbox source improvements: folder select, whitespaces in filenames, latest file
  • Change cron group for dynamic cron handling.
  • Upsell and Crossell products can now be removed on import completion
  • Categories can now be imported and exported per store view
  • Attribute option values can now be deleted during import
  • Attributes can now be imported and exported for specific store view

Bugfixes

  • Fixed issue where products would export for all store views instead of default only
  • Fixed issue where the images with the same filename were uploaded to the server
  • Fixed issue with attribute option values not imported for particular store views
  • Fixed issue with the order export where the extension log wouldn’t give proper error
  • Fixed issue with product import exception generate_url
  • Fixed change format curl-request in Dropbox.
  • Fixed issue where default attribute value could be deleted
  • Fixed unserialized error in the job form
  • Fixed issue where date filters wouldn’t work for order export
  • Fixed issue where downloadable products wouldn’t import on schedule, only manually
  • Fixed issue where rice rules were not applied for existing products (added categories to price rule conditions)
  • Fixed issue where long XSLT code was preventing the jobs from editing
  • Fixed issue where all file validation errors were cleared
  • Fixed undefined error when importing Advanced Pricing
  • Fixed issue with exporting customer addresses with invalid _website attribute
  • Fixed wyomind integration class definition
  • Fixed issue with pipe separator for varchar attribute changed to ‘comma separated’
  • Fixed issue where configurable products with only a single variation couldn’t be created
  • Fixed issue with Text Swatch attribute type import, if there was a change in description new value were added
  • Fixed issue with Text Swatch exporting admin value instead of admin description
  • Fixed issue with Categories import with ‘/’ as a separator breaking category pathing for CSV files
  • Fixed issue with pipe separator changing to comma for CSV files
  • Fixed issue with Product Attributes import with ‘0’ value
  • Fixed issue with attributes mapping unable to set default value to ‘0’
  • Fixed issue with Advanced Pricing importing only the last value in the row
  • Fixed issue with saving export jobs with undefined filter resulting in js error
  • Fixed issue with ‘Import source’ field sometimes missing values on first job loads
  • Fixed issue with ‘additional_attributes’ column not being removed when ‘Divide additional attributes’ setting enabled
  • Fixed issue with importing Magento 1 payment information converting serialize data to json
  • Fixed issue with simple products not being attached to grouped products during import
  • Fixed issue with ‘Replace’ behavior sometimes giving console error during job execution
  • Fixed issue with the Product entity import giving ‘url is not unique’ error with ‘replace’ behavior
  • Fixed issue with SOAP API file validation
  • Fixed issue with Advanced Pricing export job exporting not all price data
  • Fixed issue with the export jobs exporting data for all store views if no store view has been selected
  • Fixed issue with setFinishedAt function called before import process is finished
  • Fixed issue where product image and status were not imported if attribute mapping has been enabled
  • Fixed issue with line breaks when exporting text areas
  • Fixed issue with date and time filters for export jobs sometimes functioning improperly
  • Fixed issue with Map Attribute sections sometimes deleting incorrect mapping row
  • Fixed issue with ‘replace’ behavior adding new entities for Customers and Category entities
  • Fixed issue with not working Category Level Separator
  • If image is not found the proper message is now displayed in the extension log and console
  • Depending on the selected entity, some of the options are not properly hidden
  • Updated file validation criteria when importing Product Attributes
  • For importing product attributes added an error message if the attribute_set (required attribute) is empty
  • Missing attributes have been added to Map Attributes section for ALL entities
  • Store view selector is now properly displayed only for the entities that support multiple store views
  • Updated sample files in both GitHub and Master Table Google Sheet
  • Swatches attribute type values can now be properly imported with additional_attributes column
  • Refactored export model configuration, merget config from config.xml and di_export.xml
  • EntityInterface implemented into the export models
  • Split database setup is not properly supported for Order entity
  • Implemented retry functionality when deadlock mysql error occurs
  • Magento Order Management is now proprely supported
  • Configurable products from Magento 1 MagMi CSV tables can now be properly created in Magento 2
  • Import job and console log now properly display error message if the product has empty SKU value
  • Products are now exported page by page to avoid timeout issue

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SmartOSC – A Company That Creates Data-Driven Magento Websites

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

SmartOSC is an international e-commerce agency that creates Magento websites of every complexity. Established in 2006, the company rapidly became an innovation-driven, full-service enterprise that strives to build top-notch e-commerce projects for merchants all over the world. Now, it is a strategic partner to Magento, Shopify Plus, Sitecore, Salesforce Commerce Cloud, AEM, BigCommerce, Ucommerce, Kentico, and numerous other platforms. And we are proud to announce that SmartOSC and Firebear are now partners! Continue Reading

FireBear Improved Grouped Product for Magento 2

Improved Configurable Product for Magento 2

After making data transfers between Magento 2 and all possible external systems better with Improved Import & Export, we’ve also decided to enhance the default functionality of a configurable product page with Improved Configurable Product, but it was just a beginning. Now, we are proud to announce another huge improvement to the default user experience of our favorite e-commerce platform – Improved Grouped Product, which will be released along with Improved Bundle Product.

This module is developed to improve the shopping experience of Magento 2 stores by simplifying the way customers and admins interact with grouped products. Let’s take a look at the core feature of this product type and then describe the core possibilities of Improved Grouped Product.

Note that the extension is in development. Please, contact us to get early access and submit feature requests.  Continue Reading

FireBear Improved Bundle Product for Magento 2

Improved Configurable Product for Magento 2

Here at Firebear, we are obsessed not only by improving import and export processes and simplifying the way you integrate your e-commerce website with external systems but also making product pages better. Our second significant extension – after Improved Import & Export – is Improved Configurable Product and today we are very excited to announce Improved Bundle Product for Magento 2!

This module is developed to improve the default user experience of our favorite e-commerce platform by simplifying bundle products and making interaction with them more intuitive and user-friendly. Let’s take a look at the core feature of this product type and then describe the core possibilities of Improved Bundle Product.

Note that the extension is in development. Please, contact us to get early access and submit feature requests.  Continue Reading

Magento Imagine 2019 Recap: The New Beginning

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento Imagine 2019

In the following article, we analyze everything that happened at Magento Imagine 2019 and gather thoughts posted by other prominent members of the ecosystem regarding its present state and future. Vitaly Verbitsky, our Head of Sales and Partnership, represented the Firebear team at the conference. He learned a lot from the event, so we’ve finally decided to summarize his thoughts and combine them with what others think about the meeting. Let’s begin the Magento Imagine 2019 recap by Firebear! Continue Reading

Firebear At Magento Imagine 2019

We are very excited to announce that the Firebear team is going to attend Magento Imagine 2019! It’s a great honor for us to participate in such an outstanding event that represents the best e-commerce achievements and attracts the most influential participants of the entire universe of digital commerce for almost a decade. Continue Reading

Firebear Becomes Magento Extension Developers Network Partner

Being active community members for years, we’ve finally become a part of an outstanding project developed to make the Magento ecosystem better. Here at Firebear, we are super proud to announce that we’ve just joined our new and old friends within the amazing initiative – Magento Extension Developers Network or just ExtDN! Our strong aim to deliver top-notch solutions to our customers and partners always pushes us towards supporting various Magento community projects, especially ones focused on the extensions quality! Continue Reading