Magento 1.7 – what’s new?
Below You can look into the list of the most significant features of the Magento system:
– Captcha – it’s Zend Captcha integrated in version of Magento on most customer related fomrs – register, login, forgot password, but what interesting it’s not included in contact form.
– New Iphone Theme – in new version of Magento e-commerce iPhone theme have been redesigned and HTML5 rebuilt.
– Rest API – defines a set of functions where developers can perform requests and receive responses.
– Pricing per customer group – now we can set base prices for each customer group.
– VAT number validation – this functionality should improve selling in European Union. After enter validate VAT number customer can be assigned to customer group and have 0% VAT on product price.
– Cookie mesage – it’s answer on new EU cookie law. Administrator can display on frontend to new customersa message about using cookies and requesting permission to use them.
– System backup – three backup options: “System Backup”, “Database and Media”, and “Database”.
– Auto generation of coupon codes.