August 6, 2015 by Yonat

Magento Enterprise Edition 1.14.2 Release

Magento has released its newest update – Magento Enterprise Edition, 1.14.2. This latest edition includes new features and tools. It have improved security as well as many additional product quality enhancements.

Here are some of the new additions you will find:

New Features for Magento Enterprise Edition 1.14.2:

Google Tag Manager

Google offers this tool as a single platform to manage tracking codes across different marketing campaigns. If you have tracking tags for Analytics, Merchant Center, retargeting campaigns or more, Google Tag Manager gives you a central location to simplify the process of adding, removing and tracking your tags.

Universal Analytics with Enhanced Ecommerce

Google Universal Analytics has a plugin called Enhanced Ecommerce for a deeper insight into the shopping and purchasing behavior of your customers.

Enhancements to Existing Features:

Visual Merchandiser

This has been updated with improved automatic sorting rules. You can now sort products by color, creating color groupings and seasonal campaigns. The sorting rules will now bring the following products to the top of the category:

  • Bestsellers
  • Highest-margin products
  • Lowest-stock items
  • Newest products
  • Sort by color (as explained above)

All of the additions above are for the Merchant, but what about the developers? There are new solutions for them as well;

  • Newest version of Zend 1 Framework integration
  • Newest version of Redix integration
  • full page caching refinements

Here are a few new enhancements integrated into the core code from previous patches:

Magento Mobile Software Development Kit (SDK)

Magento Mobile SDK is the most simple way for a Magento Enterpirse merchant to create a full-featured Magento app with all of the top eCommerce features, such as checkout process, store credits, promotions, customer accounts and API connection to the Magento store.

Automated Functional Testing Framework

Close to 170 automated functional tests are included in this Magento Enterprise Edition 1.14.2 release. Implementations are higher quality and faster to market due to the easier to do basic acceptance testing for extensions, customizations and upgrading.

Many Security issues have been improved such as Cross-site Scriptiong, and previously discovered bugs have been resolved.

For a complete rundown of all Known Issues, API updates, and more, read Magento’s Magento Enterprise Edition 1.14.2 release notes.

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