Author Archives: Josh

WebShopApps Extensions and SUPEE-6788

Magento are releasing a new security patch tomorrow along with Magento and The updates address a number of important security flaws such as bypassing the admin URL and SQL injection. WebShopApps have assessed the impact of the patch on all of our most popular extensions and so far, have found no issues. We […]

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Magento SUPEE-6285 Patch and WebShopApps

Magento have released a important security patch called SUPEE-6285. We recommend you apply this patch right away which is available directly from Magento. We’ve analyzed the impact of this patch against our extensions and some will require updates in order to work correctly when accessing their admin menus. There’s absolutely no impact to their functionality […]

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A Week with WebShoppApps

After meeting Karen at an engineering conference held by my school I asked if I’d be able to undertake work experience with her company. It seemed the perfect opportunity – an impressive company, an industry suited to my interest and based near to where I live. I’m so glad Karen agreed to take me on […]

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Royal Mail April 2014 Updates

As of the 31st of March, 2014 the UK Royal Mail instituted changes to their rates and services. Information on the updated rates and services can be found on the Royal Mail website. While changes are not extensive, they do include lower shipping rates for Small Parcel shipments and a few changes to delivery types. […]

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USPS API Update July 2013

USPS have released details of their forthcoming API update due on 28th July 2013. If you don’t update your Magento installation you will stop receiving USPS rates for most services other than Standard Post, Media Mail and Library Mail. WebShopApps have analysed the update and have decided to release a free patch to the community […]

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Magento Imagine 2013 recap

Magento Imagine took place last week, April 8th – 10th at the M Resort hotel in Las Vegas. WebShopApps were in attendance and as we have come to expect from Magento, we were not disappointed. This event was Magento’s 3rd annual conference with 1500 people in attendance from over 44 countries. With a very diverse […]

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Royal Mail Price Changes 2013

Royal Mail recently announced their 2013 price increases, which came into effect from the 2nd April. Alongside these price increases, they also announced changes to their service. WebShopApps have reviewed the changes and below are the key changes we have noted. Letter and Large Letter The 1st Class Stamp prices and 2nd Prices remain unchanged. […]

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Product Matrix Tooltip Feature

Product Matrix is one of our most popular extensions, it is constantly evolving and we are always trying to find new ways of improving it. Recently a client of ours mentioned that he would like to display a Tooltip next to his delivery methods giving customers more information about the delivery method. We thought this […]

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Tracking with Royal Mail

Anyone using Royal Mail tracking links lately will have noticed that when they click on the link, it redircts to a generic tracking page and doesn’t carry accross the tracking number which isn’t great for your customers. This is because Royal Mail have quietly changed the tracking link and format you need to use. The […]

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Meet Magento UK 2011

So we were only just about starting to get over the excitement from the San Francisco Innovate conference but its not over yet because another exciting event is around the corner and right in our backyard which is Meet Magento UK. After such a great event in San Francisco and the opportunity to mingle with […]

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