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OXID eShop Versions 5.0 and 4.7 Available

OXID eShop Versions 4.7 and 5.0 AvailableLast week we proudly published the new versions OXID eShop Enterprise Edition 5.0 and OXID eShop Professional and Community Edition 4.7.

Intrigued why the versioning was split? Basically, we decided to focus feature-wise on Enterprise Edition especially to serve clients with high load scenarios, as well as with the need for enhanced scalability. Of course both, Professional and Community Editions benefit from the essential software changes, for example in the framework and core, as well.

 

These are the features and improvements in detail:

  • Improved caching system (Enterprise Edition only)
    – Completely revamped cache manager
    – Varnish reverse proxy
    – support 
Memcached
  • Master / Slave capability (Enterprise Edition only)
  • Checkout compliance (AKA German “Button solution”)
  • Implementation of the EU cookie guidelines

 

Maintenance work:

  • Removed Basic theme
  • Replaced Zend Platform by Zend Server support
  • Refactored the bootstrap process
  • Introduced a new file structure
  • Introduced an external file for own configuration options
  • New module events defined in meta data
  • etc…

If you want to gather more information about this version, please read on, on the page What’s New. You’ll find even more technical information and links to tutorials on how to install, update, and some new functionality on OXIDforge. The demoshop and most other relevant pages and sources have already been updated.

OXID eShop Version 4.7.0 Beta 1 released

Yesterday we released the Beta 1 of OXID eShop CE / PE 4.7. The software is now available for Download in our OXID eXchange marketplace. Make sure to download your copy now:

OXID eShop 4.7.0 CE Beta 1

OXID eShop 4.7.0 PE Beta 1

Under „Download additional file“ you will find an SQL file for trying out the beta on a test system. Please note: The file can only be used with this beta version.

Please find an overview over new features and changes in the Preview. If you are interested in the more technical details, be sure to check out the Wiki-Page on OXIDForge.

You can take a look at the demo shops here:

Demo Shop Professional Edition

Demo Shop Community Edition

If you discover a bug during your testing, please report it to https://bugs.oxid-esales.com and help us straightening out the new OXID eShop for the final release.

We are very interested in your general feedback that you can share with us on the dev-general mailing list.