Magento Digest #1 by Meigee

Hey guys! Happy Monday!

We are glad to start this week with our Magento digest and bring you some useful stuff to stay updated! Here you can find the latest news, upcoming events and some fresh information revolving all around Magento platform.

In today’s digest we compiled the most interesting posts which appeared the last week in our Magento community. The publications are illuminating the following topics:


  • Magento Security Update
    In this post you will find necessary information about resolving some issues when upgrading Magento 2.0.0 and 2.0.1 products that were installed from a compressed archive.
  • Meet Magento Italy, MagentoLive France and other events in 2016
    As the Magento event season has started out, you can schedule your business trips during the whole year with the help of Magento conference map and helpful info about tickets, discount coupons, etc.
  • To do in April: visit e-commerce Berlin Expo
    If you are looking to make your business more successful, you should definitely visit this great event which will take place on April 27 and will host about 80 exhibitors from Germany and other countries.
  • Fabian Schmengler interview
    The great interview of Fayyaz Khattak with Fabian Schmengler – one of the very first certified Magento developers. They were discussing Fabian’s early career days, buggy codes, founding a condom brand, and then settling for Magento.
  • Magento Update Addresses XSS, CSRF Vulnerabilities
    Chris Brook informed about updates concerning the recent vulnerabilities which were patched in Magento.
  • Retail spotlight: the role of digitization in growth of middle market companies
    This quite interesting article briefly summarizes the joint study “How Digital are you?” from The National Center for the Middle Market and Magento Commerce. You will read a few unique insights for the retail industry as well as can download the full report.
  • Open Magento 2 technical questions
    In this roundup Alan Storm brings to readers’ attention some currently important issues on the Magento Stack Exchange.
  • Less in Magento
    Following this link you can find how LESS files (CSS-preprocessor) are organized in Magento 2.0 as well as where they are located in the structure of Magento 2 Blank Theme.
  • Google trusted stores – Magento integration guide
    If you are wondering what is Google Trusted Store program and how it can help you to move your ecommerce business forward – this post will have all information about it.
  • Backups in Magento
    This post is about different types of backups and how to create them in your online stores.
  • Magento 2 minimum composer file
    One more post that was published last week by Alan Storm. It’s about distributing modules via Composer and welcome Magento 2’s architecture changes.
  • Packagist – The Magento 2 package repository
    If you are interested to know how to submit a package, check this tutorial which includes all necessary information with step-by-step instructions.

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