December 2019: Mageplaza Extensions Releases

December 2019

Thank you for seamlessly supporting and trusting in Mageplaza. It’s our big honor to serve you on our store. We are striving every day to bring you better service and products.

In December 2019, we released 15 brand new extension(s), and update 33 extension(s). Please read the following information to learn what we’ve worked on this month.

15 New Extension(s) Released in December 2019

1. Admin Permissions

First release on 2019-12-26

Admin Permissions for Magento 2 supports in allocating permissions for different store admins effectively. The difference comes from the section access (sales, products, categories, product attributes, customer, user role), the action extent (view, edit, delete), the valid time for each user role.

Learn more

2. Follow Up Email

First release on 2019-12-26

Generate and send numerous triggered emails based on customer activity to build productive relationships with clients and increase the number of repeated purchases. Customize email templates and effectively manage email dispatch.

Learn more

3. Shipping Cost

First release on 2019-12-05

Shipping Cost extension displays the shipping methods and corresponding fees right on the Product Page. Therefore, customers can quickly estimate the fee including shipping cost and checkout with willingness

Learn more

4. Zoho CRM

First release on 2019-12-09

Magento 2 Zoho CRM extension is a powerful tool to sync Magento data such as Customers, Subscribers, Sales, Invoices, Products to Zoho CRM from your Magento 2 store so that stores can better create a smooth flow to maintain the customer relationship and organize business effectively.

Learn more

5. Quick Flush Cache

First release on 2019-12-09

Quick Flush Cache is the solution to save a lot of time flushing cache at the admin backend. With Quick Flush Cache, clearing cache becomes easily with the automatic process or ajax flushing on the current page

Learn more

6. Lazy Loading

First release on 2019-12-09

Lazy Loading module allows speeding up the site load by showing the image only at the demanding time. Lazy Loading improves site performance and reduces bounce rate due to slow loading.

Learn more

7. Canada Post

First release on 2019-12-26

Magento 2 Canada Post

Learn more

8. Westpac

First release on 2019-12-28

Magento 2 Westpac

Learn more

9. WePay

First release on 2019-12-27

Magento 2 WePay

Learn more

10. ABN AMRO

First release on 2019-12-30

ABN AMRO Integration supports Magento 2 stores in offering their customers a fast and secure online payment method using their bank accounts. The module configuration is also fully compliant with EU regulations for banking and payment providers. Your customers are highly protected for their purchases paid by ABN AMRO thanks to the consent token system as well.

Learn more

11. Product Grid

First release on 2019-12-31

Organizing and modifying the default product grid into the wholly new lever with Product Grid extension for Magento 2. Admins can easily expand product grid with various columns and useful options as well as instantly edit unlimited information there. Simplify admin tasks in the product grid right away!

Learn more

12. Freshsales

First release on 2019-12-31

Freshsales integration is a great solution for auto-synchronizing customer and order data from Magento stores to the Freshsales system. The module helps you update and manage all necessary information to enhance customer relationships and implement stores’ campaigns successfully.

Learn more

13. Request For Quote

First release on 2019-12-31

Magento 2 Request For Quote extension allows customers to request a quote for one, some products or the whole shopping cart easily. Customers will add their preferred items to the quote cart with their wished prices. After viewing the quote requests, store owners can approve, cancel, discuss with customers and modify the quotes. Hence, the module supports both sides to reach a price agreement, which decreases cart abandonment with price reason and increase purchases.

Learn more

14. Quickbooks Online

First release on 2019-12-31

Magento 2 Quickbooks Online extension automatically synchronize and update all accounting information such as customer’s information, product details, orders, payments, invoices, inventory, etc. from Magento 2 store to Quickbooks platform.

Learn more

15. SMS Notification

First release on 2019-12-31

SMS Notification enhances the notice-transfer operation of Magento 2 online stores by using SMS messages. Customers can be notified instantly via SMS about their order/invoice/ shipment/ credit memo creation and other activities as sharing, subscription. Also, store admins receive SMS alerts about store activities and common errors frequently.

Learn more

33 Update(s) in December 2019

1. Layered Navigation

Date: 2019-12-26

Release notes:

- Improvement: speed up filter request by using Cache
- Added tooltip description for attribute
- Added sub-category slider
- Admin can change position for State & Rating attribute
- Compatible with Elastic Search 6.0
- Fixed minor bugs

Read full release notes

2. Layered Navigation pro

Date: 2019-12-05

Release notes:


Read full release notes

3. Layered Navigation ultimate

Date: 2019-12-26

Release notes:


Read full release notes

4. Shop By Brand

Date: 2019-12-05

Release notes:

- Supported Rest API
- Admin can config Brand logo size for each pages
- Compatible with Magento 2.3
- Improving code style & performance
- Fixed minor bug

Read full release notes

5. Affiliate

Date: 2019-12-19

Release notes:

Hotfix: compatible with Magento 2.3

Read full release notes

6. Affiliate Pro

Date: 2019-12-19

Release notes:

Hotfix: compatible with Magento 2.3

Read full release notes

7. Affiliate Ultimate

Date: 2019-12-19

Release notes:

Hotfix: compatible with Magento 2.3

Read full release notes

8. SEO Pro

Date: 2019-12-06

Release notes:

Compatible version with SEO standard

Read full release notes

9. SEO Ultimate

Date: 2019-12-06

Release notes:

Compatible version with SEO standard

Read full release notes

10. Blog

Date: 2019-12-26

Release notes:

- Added Open Graph protocol httpsogp.me
- New feature 
    + Multiple authors for a post
    + Customer can submit post
    + Customer can likedislike post
    + Manage history edit for a post (editdeleterestorepreview)
    + Duplicate postcategory
- Improvement
    + Show category on menu bar
    + Display numbers of commentviewlike on Post Info
- Supported Rest API & GraphQL
- Compatible with Magento 2.3
- Fixed minor bugs

Read full release notes

11. Social Login

Date: 2019-12-05

Release notes:

- New feature Ask customer information before creating account via social
- Compatible with Magento 2.3.x

- Pro package
    + New feature Multiple popup types (popup, quick login & slide popup)
    + New feature Multiple templates for popup
    + Social Report compatible with Mageplaza Reports

Read full release notes

12. Gift Card

Date: 2019-12-13

Release notes:

- New feature: Show GC image as Item image on Checkout page
- New feature: Import Gift Codes to Pool
- New feature: Set cart condition for Gift Code
- New feature: Rest API
- Bug fixed: Cannot send email with attachment on Magento 2.3.3
- Bug fixed: Error happen when add GC product to wishlist
- Improve UI/UX & performance

Read full release notes

13. Who Bought Also Bought

Date: 2019-12-10

Release notes:

- Apply algorithm Rule Power Factor https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877050916314156
- Add a new feature: Also Bought Result grid
- Add a new feature: Admin can choose to apply for free items or not
- Use Magento Reindex to update also bought data
- Add Rest API & GraphQL
- Improve UI/UX
- Improve code style & performance

Read full release notes

14. Frequently Bought Together

Date: 2019-12-30

Release notes:

- New features:
    + Admin can manual add Frequently Bought Together products
    + Customer can use popup to choose options for products
- Supported Rest API & GraphQL
- Fixed minor bugs

Read full release notes

15. Security

Date: 2019-12-30

Release notes:

- Fixed minor bugs
- Improved code style & performance

Read full release notes

16. Security Pro

Date: 2019-12-30

Release notes:


Read full release notes

17. Reports

Date: 2019-12-19

Release notes:

- Improved code style & performance
- Fixed minor bugs

Read full release notes

18. Reports Pro

Date: 2019-12-19

Release notes:

- Improved code style & performance
- Fixed minor bugs

Read full release notes

19. Reports Ultimate

Date: 2019-12-19

Release notes:

- Improved code style & performance
- Fixed minor bugs

Read full release notes

20. Webhook

Date: 2019-12-18

Release notes:

- Fixed issue when updating product data

Read full release notes

21. Reward Points

Date: 2019-12-31

Release notes:

- Added Rest API get earning/spending rate/rule data
- Improved code style & performance

Read full release notes

22. Reward Points Pro

Date: 2019-12-31

Release notes:


Read full release notes

23. Reward Points Ultimate

Date: 2019-12-31

Release notes:


Read full release notes

24. Product Labels

Date: 2019-12-19

Release notes:

- Compatible with Magento 2.3
- Added Rest API & GraphQl
- Improve code style & performance
- Fixed minor bugs

Read full release notes

25. Store Switcher

Date: 2019-12-30

Release notes:

- Compatible with Full Page Cache
- Fixed error with search engine
- Improved code style & performance

Read full release notes

26. GeoIP

Date: 2019-12-30

Release notes:

- Added fakeIP

Read full release notes

27. Product Alerts

Date: 2019-12-31

Release notes:

- Compatible with Magento 2.3
- Improved code style & performance
- Fixed minor bugs

Read full release notes

28. Gift Wrap

Date: 2019-12-30

Release notes:

- Compatible with Magento 2.3
- Improved code style & performance
- Fixed minor bugs

Read full release notes

29. Social Login Pro

Date: 2019-12-05

Release notes:

+ New feature: Multiple popup types (popup, quick login & slide popup)
+ New feature: Multiple templates for popup
+ Social Report: compatible with Mageplaza Reports

Read full release notes

30. Two-factor Authentication

Date: 2019-12-10

Release notes:

- New feature reset 2 factor authentication by command line `binmagento mageplaza-2fareset [user_name]`

Read full release notes

31. Sales Pop

Date: 2019-12-26

Release notes:

- Improved popup design & position
- Improved customer experience on popup
- Show multiple popups at the same position
- Show multiple popups at the same page
- Supported Rest API & GraphQL
- Fixed minor bugs

Read full release notes

32. Free Gifts

Date: 2019-12-19

Release notes:

Initial release

Read full release notes

33. Barclaycard

Date: 2019-12-30

Release notes:

Initial release

Read full release notes

Let’s look forward to our upcoming projects in January 2020.

Feel free to ask us questions via the chatbox. If you have technical issues, search for solutions or submit a ticket here.