Hello to Amasty blog readers!

We are happy to present you all the updates that we’ve made in May. This month we’ve continued upgrading our FAQ and Product Questions for Magento 2 and introduced 8 new features again. Besides, now you can tax gift products based on their original price with our Magento 2 Free Gift module and appreciate an updated design of the discount breakdown in our Magento 2 Special Promotions Pro.

Read on to see the host of other things.

Article summary

Magento 2

Magento 2 FAQ and Product Questions 2.2.0

  • NEW: We added the FAQ Home Page with the ability to customize CMS-pages to your needs and widgets support.
  • NEW: We added new widgets: an FAQ search bar, categories display, and the ‘Back to Product’ button.
  • NEW: The ability to add a category icon and description was implemented.
  • NEW: A new layout for FAQ pages was added (2 columns with a sidebar):

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  • NEW:  The Search Result Preview functionality was added for quick and convenient search.
  • NEW:  Now all layouts support the ability to collapse and expand questions to save space on a page.
  • NEW:  We added the changes required in keeping with GDPR.
  • NEW: We added the ability to export data (questions and categories) from the FAQ and Product Questions extension.
  • We enhanced the rating view and improved the email templates, which are now available from the Marketing – Email Templates grid.
  • Minor improvements were made.

Magento 2 Free Gift 2.0.1

  • NEW: We added a feature that lets you display a number of available gifts in the popup window. One counter is displayed in the popup and shows a total number of available gifts, and also there are counters that show how many items of each product can be added:

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  • NEW: Now the extension allows a customer to use checkboxes to select several gifts in the popup.
  • NEW: The extension introduces the tax application settings. Now it’s possible to tax a gift product based on its original price.
  • NEW: Now the module allows shipping gift products for free. The option is available in the promo rule configuration setting and called ‘Apply shipping on promo items added for free’.
  • NEW: ‘Advanced Conditions’ were added to the module package. With this feature, the attributes list in the Conditions tab was extended. Now it’s possible to use Customer Attributes, Order History and some product attributes like Qty in Stock and Weight.
  • Localization was updated.
  • Compatibility with Magento 2.2.4 support was added.
  • A number of minor fixes were made.

Magento 2 Improved Layered Navigation 2.8.1

  • NEW: Now the extension allows showing a Brand preview tooltip with a brand logo and a short description on the ‘All Brands’ listing, product page, and product listing:

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  • NEW: We introduced the ability to show a ‘More from this Brand’ products block on the product page.
  • NEW: Now the module displays a Brand logo on the product listing and a Brand short description on the product page.
  • NEW: Now the extension shows the search box if the number of options is more than X.
  • NEW: The module allows setting Noindex when multiple attribute filters are applied.
  • We improved the ability to set the Brand logo size on the product page.
  • We enhanced the performance of the attributes with a lot of options.
  • The plugin shows the hidden options Qty and highlights in bold the selected options.
  • Templates refactoring was made.
  • Compatibility with Amasty Elastic Search extension was added.
  • Compatibility with Amasty AJAX Scroll extension was enhanced.
  • Compatibility with the ElasticSearch 5 was added.
  • We included brand and custom pages in the default sitemap.
  • The Category attribute configuration settings interface was updated.
  • We improved ‘Use strict Pages matching’ for the Custom Pages.
  • We added the ‘–‘ SEO URL Option Separator.
  • A number of minor fixes were made.

Magento 2 SEO Toolkit 1.9.0

  • NEW: A brand/manufacturer was added to the product data.
  • NEW: Now the module allows showing Merchant Business Information in the Google Rich Snippets.
  • NEW: The extension allows adding Social Profiles links for Organization in the Google Rich Snippets:

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  • NEW: We added the ‘Breadcrumbs Type’ setting in the Google Rich Snippets extension that allows choosing between long and short type for a search engine.
  • NEW: Now the extension allows sorting the Sitemap content order (Categories, Products, CMS pages, Landing pages) making Google crawl the most important things first.
  • NEW: Now you can choose a maximum number of products displayed in the HTML Sitemap.
  • SEO-friendly URL enhancement was made.
  • We excluded disabled products from the sitemap.
  • We made minor enhancements to the extension configuration order list.

Magento 2 Store Locator 1.8.0

  • NEW: We added the ability to show all fields from a location in the popup.
  • NEW: We added the ability to display text from the configuration if there is no schedule for a particular day in the location settings.
  • NEW: A  possibility to add import attributes and a schedule for locations was added.
  • NEW: We added a setting for choosing a time format in the schedule on a store locator page.
  • NEW: We added a setting for showing/hiding a schedule on a store locator page.
  • The location import was enhanced.
  • The Title field was moved to the General settings.
  • We added the validation for encoding errors in the import file and improved the installation script.

Magento 2 Shop by Brand 2.6.0

  • NEW: Now the extension allows showing a Brand preview tooltip with a brand logo and short description on ‘All Brands’ listing, product page, and product listing.
  • NEW: We added the ability to show a ‘More from this Brand’ products block on a product page.
  • NEW: Now the module displays a Brand logo on the product listing and a Brand short description on the product page.
  • We added the ability to set a Brand logo size on a product page.
  • We added the filtering by Brand feature instead of the redirect.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements were made.

Magento 2 Landing Pages 1.3.1

  • NEW: We added the ability to duplicate the existing landing pages from the grid:

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  • NEW: The module now allows you to create a single page and define the TITLE and META for multiple store views. So, one page is sufficient for all store views and saves a lot of work:

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  • NEW: A new information tab was added. Now you can see the version of the installed extension, available updates, User Guide link, conflicts and other useful information in the backend.

Magento 2 Product Parts Finder 1.7.2

  • NEW: Now the extension includes ‘Chosen’ jQuery plugin that makes select boxes much more user-friendly and equips them with the search. Read more here:

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  • NEW: A setting to enable a finder on the search page was added to the finder configuration.
  • We added ‘Mass Delete Action’ to the Finder Products Grid.
  • Compatibility with Amasty Improved Layered Navigation AJAX was added.
  • A number of minor improvements and fixes were made.

Magento 2 Advanced Search 1.6.2

  • NEW: Now the extension allows searching by landing pages created with Amasty Landing Pages extension.
  • NEW: The auto-complete popup window design was updated. Now it is available in horizontal view for the desktop and vertical view on mobile:

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  • We added re-indexing to install data script.
  • The search by Amasty Landing Pages was enhanced.
  • The search result based on attributes weights was enhanced.
  • We fixed the HTML errors and made minor improvements.

Magento 2 Special Promotions Pro 2.2.3

  • NEW: We adjusted the design of the discount breakdown:

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  • The Magento Enterprise Schedule feature support was improved.

Magento 2 Extended Product Grid with Editor 1.4.1

  • NEW: We added a column for backorders settings to the grid.
  • NEW: Also, we added the ability to change “Manage Stock” from the grid and new filter availability to the grid.
  • A number of minor improvements were made.

Magento 2 Abandoned Cart Email 1.4.0

  • NEW: Now the extension can resend a coupon in subsequent emails instead of generating a new one for each email. Please, look for the ‘Send the Same Coupon Again’ checkbox on the Schedule tab.
  • NEW: We introduced the ‘Automatically remove sent emails from History’ feature, which was designed to clean up the log of sent emails and free some disk space.

Magento 2 Reward Points 1.3.1

  • NEW: We added Advanced Conditions to the module package. With this feature, the attributes list in the Conditions tab was extended. Now it’s possible to use Customer Attributes, Order History and some product attributes like Qty in Stock and Weight.
  • Localization was updated.

Magento 2 Sales Reps and Dealers 1.2.0

  • NEW: We added a new filter to the template on the checkout page to show WYSIWYG variables.

Magento 2 Infinite Scroll 1.1.0

  • NEW: Now when scrolled down, the ‘Load More’ button is shown without a loading icon. When a user clicks on the ‘View More’ button, it loads the next set of products showing the loading icon if needed.

Magento 2 Pre Order 1.2.10

  • NEW: A new information tab was added. Now you can see the version of the installed extension, available updates, User Guide link, conflicts and other useful information on the module Configuration page.
  • We improved the Pre Order button behavior for the bundle products.
  • We resolved the issue with the ‘Add to Cart’ visibility and made minor improvements.

Magento 2 Payment Restrictions 2.1.0

  • NEW: We implemented the PayPal Express payment method.
  • Localization was updated.

Magento 2 Google Invisible reCaptcha 2.1.3

  • NEW: The abilities to choose a badge theme and position were added.
  • Minor fixes were made.

Magento 2 Custom Form 1.3.1

  • NEW: An export tool for getting the submitted data out was added.
  • An additional email validation and DI interfaces were added.
  • We fixed the missing validation form and made minor improvements.

Magento 2 Google Rich Snippets 1.3.0

  • NEW: A brand/manufacturer was added to the product data.
  • We fixed the compilation error and made minor improvements.

Magento 2 Shipping Table Rates 1.4.0

  • NEW: We implemented a safe way to attach images to shipping methods. Now you can upload an image to a shipping method and use the {IMG} variable to insert it anywhere you want in the Comment field.
  • A number of minor improvements were made.

Magento 2 One Step Checkout 1.8.0

  • NEW: The ability to change the position of the Terms and Conditions checkbox was added. Now you can choose whether to display the checkbox below the ‘Order Review’ section or with the payment methods.
  • Compatibility with Magento 2.2.4 Enterprise Edition was introduced.
  • Compatibility with the PostNL shipping method was improved.
  • Minor design adjustments and improvements were made.

Magento 2 Advanced Permissions 1.3.0

  • NEW: The ability to set the same product scope for all users within a role was added.
  • A number of minor improvements were made.

Magento 2 Blog Pro 1.2.0

  • NEW: The functionality to comply with the latest GDPR EU changes was added.
  • Minor improvements were made.

Magento 2 Advanced Permissions 1.3.0

  • NEW: The ability to set the same product scope for all users within a role was added.
  • A number of minor improvements were made.

Magento 2 Product Labels 1.6.3

  • We made the code style changes.
  • We fixed a wrong date for a special price.
  • Minor improvements were made.

Magento 2 Multi Warehouse Inventory 1.3.20

  • Stability enhancement was implemented.
  • A number of minor improvements were made.

Magento 2 Loyalty Program 2.2.3

  • The Magento Enterprise Schedule feature support was improved.
  • The design of the discount breakdown was adjusted.

Magento 2 Special Promotions 2.2.3

  • The Magento Enterprise Schedule feature support was improved.
  • We adjusted the design of the discount breakdown.

Magento 2 Product Feed 1.5.3

  • Google Analytics hints are now more consistent.
  • A number of minor improvements were made.

Magento 2 Out of Stock Notification 1.4.4

  • The translation file was updated.
  • We made a number of minor improvements.

Magento 2 Full Page Cache Warmer 1.0.5

  • The Cron group was changed from “default” to “amasty_crawler”.
  • Minor improvements were made.

Magento 2 Quick View 1.0.8

  • Now the extension allows you to change the ‘Quick View’ button text per a store view.
  • We added an option to disable a Fancybox library if Fancybox is already used on the site to avoid conflicts.

Magento 2 Two-Factor Authentication 1.1.3

  • We added a new functionality for checking Google API Key.
  • We implemented a small update to the information panels.

Magento 2 Custom Stock Status 1.1.4

  • A new possibility to configure and display the stock status based on the backorder rules was added.
  • A number of minor improvements were made.

Magento 2 Shipping & Payment By Customer Groups 1.1.5

  • Now all shipping and payment methods will be displayed on the page, regardless of whether they are enabled or not.

Magento 2 Extra Fee 1.4.2

  • We improved Advanced Conditions’ compatibility with Magento 2.1.0.

Magento 2 Hide Price 1.1.3

  • A new information tab was added. Now you can see the version of the installed extension, available updates, User Guide link, conflicts and other useful information in the backend.

Magento 2 Order Status 1.0.3

  • Compatibility with Amasty Mass Order Actions was added.

Magento 2 Elastic Search 1.0.2

  • Compatibility with Amasty Parts Finder extension was added.
  • A number of minor improvements were made.

Magento 2 Admin Bookmarks 1.0.4

  • Compatibility with 3rd party extensions was enhanced.

 

Magento 1

Extended Product Grid with Editor 4.14.1

  • NEW: We added a new image carousel on the product grid for showing more than one image and introduced the ability to display excluded images on the carousel.
  • NEWTotal and Backorders columns were added to the product grid.
  • NEWThe ability to display more than 200 products on the grid (500, 1000, 5000) was added.
  • NEWWe added the ability to select an image attribute to be displayed in the thumbnail column.
  • A number of minor improvements were made.

Speed Optimization 1.2.3

  • NEWNow the extension allows minifying Javascript from the Debug tab right on the module Configuration page.
  • NEWA new information tab was added. Now you can see the version of the installed extension, available updates, User Guide link, conflicts and other useful information in the backend.
  • We added compatibility with CDN.
  • We made code refactoring and a number of minor improvements.

Abandoned Cart Email 1.16.1

  • NEWIt is now possible to output a Discount Amount of an abandoned cart coupon in the email. Please, look for ‘Coupon Discount Amount’ in the ‘Insert Variable…’ menu when editing the email template.
  • Now a placeholder image will be sent if a product doesn’t have an image of its own.

Color Swatches Pro 3.18.1

  • NEW: Support of the FancyBox 3 was added. However, it still allows selecting the FancyBox 2 or the FancyBox versions from the custom theme.
  • We added comments to the configuration settings in the backend.

Search Pro 1.6.4

  • NEW: The auto-complete popup window design was updated. Now it is available in horizontal view for the desktop and vertical view on mobile.

Hide Price 1.10.3

  • NEW: Now the extension allows disabling the cache for particular CMS block ID’s in the file.

Shipping Table Rates 2.5.0

  • NEW: We implemented a safe way to attach images to shipping methods. Now you can upload an image to a shipping method and use the {IMG} variable to insert it anywhere you want in the Comment field.

Out of Stock Notification 1.7.9

  • NEW: A new information tab was added. Now you can see the version of the installed extension, available updates, User Guide link, conflicts and other useful information on the module Configuration page.

Order Attributes 3.6.0

  • NEW: We added the multi-store support for tooltips.

Blog Pro 2.3.0

  • NEW: The functionality to comply with the latest GDPR EU changes was added.

AJAX Scroll 1.0.19

  • Performance improvement was made.
  • We enhanced the compatibility with Amasty Zoom Pro.
  • We added a check if the local storage is supported.
  • A number of minor updates were made.

Product Labels 4.1.10

  • We improved the work of the label text setting for the {PRICE}, {STOCK} and {SAVE_PERCENT}/{SAVE_AMOUNT} conditions.
  • We removed zeroes from the {SAVE_AMOUNT} variable, e.g.: £3 OFF instead of £3.00 OFF.
  • A number of minor improvements were made.

Quick Ajax Login 1.0.13

  • We enhanced the compatibility with custom themes.

Google Invisible reCaptcha 2.1.5

  • Now the extension avoids adding the captcha block and the input of a token if they’re already added.

Email to Customers 1.0.10

  • We added compatibility with Amasty SMTP Email Settings.

Special Promotions 1.13.7

  • ‘Usage examples’ URLs are now opening in a new tab.
  • Localization was updated.

Special Promotions Pro 1.13.7

  • ‘Usage examples’ URLs are now opening in a new tab.
  • Localization was updated.

Loyalty Program 1.13.7

  • ‘Usage examples’ URLs are now opening in a new tab.
  • Localization was updated.

AJAX Shopping Cart 2.4.7

  • We added an event from Magento product add to cart.
  • A number of minor improvements were made.

Two-Factor Authentication 1.0.5

  • We added a new functionality for checking Google API Key.
  • We implemented a small update to the information panels.

Configurable Product Matrix 1.0.6

  • Now ‘Qty Increment’ setting is used for the Qty steps.

Improved Sorting 1.4.5

  • We improved the compatibility with the 3rd-party SEO modules.
  • Minor fixes were made.

Mass Order Actions 2.1.4

  • Compatibility with Magento Enterprise (Magento Commerce) Order Archive module was added.

Efficient Order Export 2.9.4

  • We added a check if a profile has corresponding orders after running by an URL.

Shop by Brand 1.1.8

  • The ability to specify the Meta Title for the brand page was added.

FAQ and Product Questions 1.6.0

  • We added a new functionality to comply with the latest GDPR EU requirements.

 

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