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Recent articles, publications and Magento Commerce news


We are releasing a Magento reforestation extension!

Chris Pook

We are pleased to announce that work on a Magento extension to help merchants offer reforestation options based on their customer's shopping behaviour is complete. Get planting some trees!


Laminas framework replaces Zend Framework Magento dependencies

Chris Pook

Magento have switched to the suggested Laminas replacements for the abandoned Zend Framework dependencies. Find out more about it here.


GitHub deprecation notice for authentication explained

Chris Pook

An explanation of the recent GitHub deprecation notice for authentication, and how to resolve it


Magento Pipeline deploy to multi servers with minimal downtime

Chris Pook

An introduction to deploying Magento across multiple servers with minimal downtime using Pipeline deployment.


Multiple Zend Framework dependencies required by Magento have become abandoned

Chris Pook

What you need to know about the abandonment of critical dependencies of the Magento framework and the impending transition of Zend Framework to an open source framework named Laminas.


How to fix the critical Elasticsearch bug in the latest Magento 2.3.3 release

Chris Pook

Details of, and how to apply the official patch for the bug causing pagination issues when using ElasticSearch with the latest 2.3.3 release of Magento.


Auto renewing LetsEncrypt SSL certs with Apache and Certbot

Chris Pook

Following up on our LetsEncrypt Certbox SSL certificate configuration guide for Nginx, here's how to achieve the same thing for the Apache websrver.


LandOfCoder module registration issue fix

Chris Pook

Solving an issue with a third party mega menu module.


Magento affected by PHP exploit

Chris Pook

Latest security advice surrounding PHP exploit.


CORS in Magento

Chris Pook

A guide to configuring Nginx to handle CORS requests when hosting Magento.


Susie Watson Designs Migrate to Magento 2

Absolute Commerce

Susie Watson Designs had decided Absolute Commerce was the perfect partner to migrate her website to Magento 2.


Mobile-first, responsive Magento 2 LESS Theme Skeleton

Chris Pook

We have spent a long time creating the perfect structure for a responsive, mobile-first LESS theme in Magento 2, and now we give it away to you for FREE!


The Magento 2 Certified Solution Specialist Examination

Joseph McDermott

I wouldn't go so far as to say this exam was hard, but it was by no means easy.


The Magento 2 Certified Professional Developer Examination

Joseph McDermott

I've been working with Magento and Magento 2 for many years so I fancied my chances of passing, but still this test was testing. Even the most proficient Magento developers will be taken aback at some of the questions.


Geolocation getCurrentPosition function broken in Chrome 65

Chris Pook

Chrome 65 update, the reason your geolocate code is no longer working...


Custom Error and Maintenance Pages

Chris Pook

A guide on how to ensure you promote a customer facing message even during maintenance or unexpected down time.


Absolute Commerce help Harvey Nichols launch Fenty by Rihanna

Absolute Commerce

Harvey Nichols were expecting a huge amount of traffic for their brand launch of Fenty by Rihanna, so they reached out to Absolute Commerce to help prepare their Magento website environment.


Configuring auto renewing LetsEncrypt SSL certs with Nginx and Certbot

Chris Pook

A simple guide to configuring LetsEncrypt SSL certs to auto renew with Nginx.


Configure AWS Cloudfront CDN for Magento 2

Joseph McDermott

This tutorial will cover all of the steps required to get Amazon AWS CloudFront CDN up and running with your Magento 2 website.


Absolute Commerce migrate DinoPC to Magento 2

Absolute Commerce

We migrated the data from their proprietary website to Magento 2 and developed a Custom Product Type to power their PC Configurator.


How To Create An Admin-Manageable Magento Entity For Brands

Joseph McDermott

In this tutorial, we will create a new “brand” entity in Magento that can be managed through the admin panel.


How To Create An Affiliate Tracking Module In Magento

Joseph McDermott

In this tutorial, we will create a Magento module that will capture an affiliate referral from a third-party source.


Introducing The Magento Layout

Joseph McDermott

In this tutorial, we introduce the Magento layout by creating a simple module that will add some custom HTML content to the bottom of every customer-facing page.


The Basics Of Creating A Magento Module

Joseph McDermott

A lot of community extensions (or modules) are available for the feature-rich open-source e-commerce solution Magento but what if they don’t quite work as you want them to?

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