Magento 2 Finally Begins To Contribute to the Global Market

It’s been a long time coming, but Magento 2 is finally making its mark on the eCommerce eco-system… and it’s about time. When coupled with Magento 1 global usage, the Magento platforms overall comprise the lions share of the eCommerce markets total. Combined, Magento 1 and 2 have just over 29% of the market share. At a close second, and no surprise to some, is WooCommerce with nearly 27%. Shopify comes in 3rd at nearly 11% and Prestashop comes in 4th at just above 9%.

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Magento Patch Update Compatibility Issues: SUPEE 6788

Security of customer data is always a high priority concern, especially for Magento eCommerce. As developers, we do our best to make sure that malicious users are not able to execute scripts in HTML forms, or be able to hijack forms in any other way. The Magento team and community do an excellent job of detecting these vulnerabilities and release patches to fix security threats, but it’s also up to developers to make sure that they are executing proper measures in their code base to comply with patches and evolving security standards.

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USPS Updates To Magento Occuring January 17th

If you are using the Magento USPS carrier service, on January 17th 2016 Magento will be releasing a patch to update the extension. In the meantime, WebShopApps has already addressed this issue a while ago and they offer a FREE Update for users who might need the update sooner, which can be found here: New USPS Patch Extension Download.

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