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Upcoming New Feature Updates by Mageplaza - January 2023

Summer Nguyen | 01-12-2023

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We are kicking off 2023 with an exciting feature update plan for our Magento 2 extensions. In 2023, we will still try our best to deliver the most feature-rich solutions and dedicated services.

We have planned these new feature updates based on our research and customer requests. More compatibilities with the latest version Magento 2.4.5 and PHP 8.1 will be available in the upcoming months to support your store. However, new requests are welcomed, so feel free to let us know what you think should be included in the next update.

Now, let the next adventure begin!

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Table of Contents

1. Layered Navigation

What is the Layered Navigation extension for?

Instead of long subcategories that might be overcategorized and lead to abandonment, now you can enable customers to filter search results to find their desired product. With enhanced filters and quick AJAX loading technology, Magento 2 Layered Navigation extension takes your product filtering system to the next level.

The module includes more filter options, quick attribute search, as well as price sliders in various styles. This user-friendly tool speeds up the product search and decision-making process.

Upcoming New Features:

  • Leave the Single-Select Filter visible after the selection
  • Expand for desktop and mobile

Layered Navigation

Layered Navigation for Magento 2

Simplify your shopping experience with our advanced search and filter options

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2. Order Attributes

What is the Order Attributes extension for?

Online merchants can collect more meaningful order information by using custom attributes of the Magento 2 Order Attributes extension. There are multiple attribute types, from text file, text area, to date, yes/no, dropdown, file attachment, and more, which can be displayed in various positions. Moreover, it is possible to configure attributes depending on other parent attributes or shipping methods. Thanks to the module, businesses are able to gain informative details and therefore can manage customers and their orders more efficiently.

Upcoming New Features:

  • Display attributes on the Invoice, Shipment, Credit memo on grid, view, and create
  • Display data attributes of the Order Attribute step in the View Order backend like in the Cart Summary

Order Attributes

Order Attributes for Magento 2

Collect more beneficial data by creating custom order attributes

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3. Free Gifts

What is the Free Gifts extension for?

Although using gifts is an effective promotional campaign, the default Magento 2 does not allow you to configure it easily. Hence, you need such a flexible module to assist the whole process. In that case, Magento 2 Free Gifts extension is the perfect choice for you.

Online merchants can configure gift prices in 3 ways: free, fixed price, or discount by percent. Gifts are either added automatically with the products or manually selected in a list shown in the popup. It is also possible to select the size, color, or other attributes for configurable gifts. Shoppers are well informed of the gift via notifications on both the product page and the shopping cart page.

Upcoming New Features:

  • Limit the number of uses per user (logged-in users).
  • Limit the number of gifts to one gift per user (logged-in users).
  • Create a coupon code: Add a gift to the cart using a code.

Free Gifts

Free Gifts for Magento 2

Retain customers and boost sales easily by offering free gifts

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4. Store Locator & Store Pickup

What are the Store Locator & Store Pickup extensions for?

The pandemic has greatly changed customer behaviors, among which shoppers are looking for omnichannel experiences, either online or in physical stores.

Therefore, online stores are in need of tools that provide details of physical stores for convenient checkouts: Magento 2 Store Locator and Store Pickup extensions. More information is shown on the website: opening time, holidays, contact details, images, etc. Customers can quickly locate the nearest store with available products and a suitable time to pick them up, which helps stores reduce shipping workload and gain extra in-store revenues.

Upcoming New Features:

  • Locations Attributes: Ability to configure store details for customers to pick up items conveniently. For instance: Parking Availability, Payment Methods, Brand, etc.

Store Pickup

Store Pickup for Magento 2

Allow customers and shop owners to prepare in advance for store pickup

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You can refer to the above list for future updates. However, this may change, so please visit this blog post for further notice. If you think our modules need other features, leave your requests on the relative product page, contact us or simply use our Magento 2 customization service for crafted modules.


A data-driven marketing leader with over 10 years of experience in the ecommerce industry. Summer leverages her deep understanding of customer behavior and market trends to develop strategic marketing campaigns that drive brand awareness, customer acquisition, and ultimately, sales growth for our company.

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