Hello to Amasty blog readers!

We are happy to present you all the updates we’ve made this month. Though the end-year days were rich and eventful, we’ve managed to add pretty a lot of new features and improve our extensions performance.

Go on reading to find a complete list of updates.

Magento 2

Magento 2 Improved Layered Navigation 2.10.4

  • NEW: We added an option that allows you to change the position of a categories filter.
  • NEW: Now the extension allows you to enable/disable a children categories block per category.
  • NEW: We also added an option to display category names without images in the children categories block.
  • NEW: Now you can set NOINDEX for pagination.
  • We also added an option to assign an Alt text to a small brand logo image.
  • We refactored the URL builder and the module router.
  • We enhanced the category filter work and made a number of minor improvements.

Magento 2 Product Feed 2.2.1

  • NEW: We added a ‘Feed Preview’ feature for a quick preview of a feed format before its generation:

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  • NEW: We improved the feed generation pop-up window. Now it displays an approximate feed generation time, the number of products, and provides the errors output (in case they arose in the process of its generation).
  • NEW: We added the ‘optional’ modifier for XML feeds. It provides a possibility not to display the attribute with an empty value.
  • We added an option to select several weekdays for a feed generation by crone.
  • Now the feed grid displays additional information: the number of products in the feed, the date of the last feed generation and the current feed status.
  • We also added a new attribute, the ‘categoryID’.
  • A number of minor improvements were made.

Magento 2 Full Page Cache Warmer 1.1.1

  • NEW: We added the compatibility with Amasty XML Google Sitemap. The sitemap fits the Amasty FPC Warmer for creating the URL queue.
  • NEW: We also added a new type of the available Query Generation Source, the ‘Sitemap XML and Text File together’. Both the sitemap and the text file will be used for creating the URL queue for FPC warming.
  • NEW: Now the XML Sitemap source files can be set independently per each store view.
  • Now you can set the path to the Sitemap XML file.

Magento 2 Improved Sorting 2.5.1

  • NEW: We added an option to sort products by ‘Price – Low to High’ and ‘Price – High to Low’ on the product listing page so that customers can quickly find the desired products.
  • NEW: Now the extension allows you to specify the way the products are sorted on the search result and category pages and to have full control over how to display the products. An admin user is able to set the primary method and two algorithms.
  • We improved the configuration settings, as well as the logic of the ‘Sort attributes descending by default’ setting where not selected attributes will have an ascending sorting.
  • The ‘Sorting Order’ setting now displays only active sorting methods.
  • We added the split database compatibility and made minor code improvements.

Magento 2 Hide Price 1.5.3

  • NEW: We added an option to create custom ‘Quote Request’ form of various types to effectively collect customer’s information. E.g.: to add a ‘zip code’ or any other field, adjust Google Maps element or use the fields dependency for the ‘Call for price’ pop-up. Note that Amasty Custom Form extension is required for this feature.
  • We added the compatibility with Magento 2.3.
  • Minor improvements were made.

Magento 2 One Step Checkout 2.0.1

  • NEW: We made code refactoring that resulted in the enhanced performance and improved the extension stability. We redesigned our backend architecture with an emphasis on Payment and Shipping as well as optimized knockout.js.
  • A number of minor improvements were made.

Magento 2 Advanced Product Reviews 1.4.0

  • NEW: We added a new option that allows you to create reviews widget and display it on any Magento page. Your admin user is now able to show recent or random reviews with an average rating no less than the specified value in the widget.
  • A number of minor improvements were made.

Magento 2 Elastic Search 1.3.9

  • NEW: We added an option that allows you to add an external entity to the elastic search index.
  • Also, we enhanced the performance of synonyms/stopword and added the compatibility with Magento 2.3.0.
  • We reviewed and improved the configuration settings and made a number of minor enhancements.

Magento 2 Reward Points 1.9.0

  • NEW: We added a new HTML template for emails related to the earned reward points.
  • We added the validation for the ‘Amount’ and other fields when setting up the reward rules.
  • We improved the configuration settings and comments, as well as transferred the module interface to new UI components.
  • We also added examples of reward rules for recently added actions.
  • We implemented the option to set a reward points expiration period. Also, we added an email that notifies of the reward points expiring.
  • We improved the module design and usability. Now the ‘Reward Points Balance’ and ‘Reward Points History’ are two separate pages.
  • Now you can use the reward points reports.

Magento 2 Follow Up Email 1.2.4

  • NEW: We added an option that allows you to remove automatically sent emails from the history:

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  • A number of minor improvements were made.

Magento 2 Product Parts Finder 1.10.0

  • NEW: We added an API method to get the products collection by the finder options.
  • We also enhanced the configuration settings and made a number of minor improvements.

Magento 2 Extended Order Grid 1.2.17

  • NEW: We added new columns ‘Total Due’ and ‘Total Paid’ to the grid to improve its usability:

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Magento 2 Shop by Brand 2.6.16

  • We added an option to assign an Alt text to a small brand logo image.
  • We refactored the URL builder and the module router.
  • We enhanced the ‘More from this Brand’ products block on a product page.
  • Also, now the brand slider settings can be configured per store.

Magento 2 GDPR 1.4.5

  • We added an inline edit to the privacy policy grid.
  • Also, we improved the privacy policy pop-up load process reducing the total page size.
  • We enhanced the compatibility with Magento 2.1.9 Enterprise and made a number of minor improvements.

Magento 2 Gift Card 1.7.2

  • We added a tooltip message for a user own image.
  • We added Gift Card translation options to the Checkout page.
  • Minor improvements were made.

Magento 2 Custom Form 1.9.2

  • Now the ListBox field type supports the dependency feature.
  • We enhanced the reCaptcha work on the submit form.
  • Also, we added the compatibility with Amasty Hide Price extension.

Magento 2 Advanced Permissions 1.4.1

  • We refactored the part of the extension code related to saving and editing the store view/website scoped entities and enhanced the extension stability.
  • We also refactored code regarding the creation of collections while adding website/store view restrictions.
  • The compatibility with Magento 2.2.6 was improved.

Magento 2 Customer Attributes 2.1.29

  • We enhanced the compatibility with Magento 2.3.
  • Also, now the ‘checkbox’ type attribute can be used while creating an order from the Admin Panel. Due to Magento limitations, the ‘checkbox’ attribute options can’t be displayed as checkboxes on the Admin Panel order page. So while creating an order in the backend it’s displayed as a multi-select field now.

Magento 2 FAQ and Product Questions 2.3.5

  • We made minor visual improvements and refined the compatibility with Magento 2.3.
  • A number of minor enhancements were made.

Magento 2 Out of Stock Notification 1.9.3

  • We added an option to allow you to add a placeholder wording inside the subscription field and manage this text via the Admin Panel.
  • A number of minor improvements were made.

Magento 2 Pre Order 1.3.0

  • Now the pre-order information, e.g.: ‘we deliver it in 10 business days’, is saved for each particular order. Once admin user changes the information to ‘delivered in 20 business days’ in the configuration, it will be applied to new orders only.
  • The pre-order note is now added to an order and email when the Cart Qty is greater than the Qty available in stock, e.g.: Cart Qty = 4 and Available in Stock = 3.

Magento 2 Advanced Search 1.11.0

  • We improved the search pop-up performance, as well as the compatibility with Amasty Elastic Search extension.

Magento 2 Blog Pro 1.3.4

  • We enhanced the compatibility with Magento 2.3.

Magento 2 Delivery Date 1.6.9

  • We enhanced the configuration settings/comments and also added small visual improvements.

Magento 2 GeoIP Redirect 1.0.17

Magento 2 Google Invisible reCaptcha 2.1.9

  • We improved the compatibility with Amasty Custom Form extension.

Magento 2 Infinite Scroll 1.1.13

  • We improved the compatibility with custom themes and 3rd-party extensions.

Magento 2 Landing Pages 1.5.11

  • We improved the compatibility with Magento 2.3.0 and added the compatibility with Magento 2.3.0/PHP 7.1.

Magento 2 Order Attributes 3.4.7

  • We performed minor visual improvements for the date-picker and enhanced the compatibility with Amazon Payment.

Magento 2 Product Labels 1.10.2

  • We enhanced the compatibility with Magento 2.2.7 Enterprise Edition (PHP 7.1.24) and Magento 2.1.16 Enterprise Edition (PHP 5.6.38) and made a number of minor improvements.

Magento 2 RMA 1.3.3

  • Now it is possible to set the order statuses to allow RMA on the frontend.

Magento 2 SEO Toolkit 1.12.4

Magento 2 Shipping Table Rates 1.4.10

  • We enhanced the configuration settings, comments and made a number of minor improvements.

Magento 2 XML Google® Sitemap 1.3.13

Magento 1

Store Locator 1.5.13

  • NEW: We added a new option that allows for counting the distance to a location.
  • NEW: Also, we added breadcrumbs to the locator page.
  • We added a setting for choosing allowed countries to suggest the address to. Addresses from the chosen countries will only be suggested while typing the current location on the store locator page.
  • A number of minor improvements were made.

Google Invisible reCaptcha 2.2.1

  • NEW: We added an option that allows you to show Invisible Captcha for guest users only.
  • NEW: Also, now you can disable the Invisible Captcha for certain IP addresses.
  • A number of minor improvements were made.

FAQ and Product Questions 1.6.5

  • NEW: We added an option to hide product questions on the home FAQ page.

AJAX Shopping Cart 2.4.14

  • We enhanced the notification in the pop-up about previously added products that are out of stock now.
  • We added the compatibility with Amasty Store Credit and Google Tag Manager extensions and also with Magento 1.9.4.0.
  • We enhanced the compatibility with Amasty Automatic Related Products module.

Auto Add Promo Items 2.7.9

  • We added the option to show a product special price in the pop-up.
  • A number of minor improvements were made.

Order Attributes 3.6.6

  • Now filled order attributes won’t vanish from the Admin order page on the page reload if the payment is declined.
  • Also, we made minor code improvements.

Shipping Table Rates 2.5.6

  • We improved the configuration settings, comments and optimized the extension performance.

SEO Toolkit 1.5.10

  • We enhanced the compatibility with Magento CE 1.7.0.2 and made a number of minor improvements.

RMA 1.5.5

  • Now you can set notifications for an admin user about a new RMA comment separately for each store view.

Google Rich Snippets 1.5.4

  • We improved the compatibility with Magento CE 1.7.0.2 and made a number of minor enhancements.

Google Page Speed Optimizer 1.2.12

  • We have changed the image optimization text fields in the extension settings for the drop-down type settings. Thus, enhancing the extension security.

Blog Pro 2.3.6

  • The jQuery Migrate library was updated to the latest version (3.0.0). Thus, the security of the extension was enhanced.

AJAX Scroll 1.0.26

Minor improvements

How to get the updates?

You can easily download the updated extensions in your account. If you have any questions regarding module updates, please submit a ticket here, and we’ll quickly help you out.

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