On January 15th 2019, the security issue CVE-2018-20715 was entered into the database of NVD and naturally has been wide-spread through the security scene via Twitter and other social media. In this blog post I’ll try to explain why this announcement is close to utter bollocks.
Yesterday, new OXID eShop versions were published: 4.8.11, 5.1.11, 4.10.0 beta and 5.3.0 beta. Other releases, 4.9.8 and 5.2.8 had to be postponed until next week. Read in this blog post more about the details and how to interpret these releases.
There’s a new page available at OXIDforge collecting useful and helping tools for OXID eShop module developers. Please feel free to add your stuff if you want to share with the community!
OXID decided to go for Symfony instead of using some other frameworks. Read why in this blog post.
Over the last weekend, me and Daniel did an update of the oTranCe software as well as of the language keys for the latest OXID eShop version in the translation center. This is more or less a note to myself to describe the update steps and the new features for the translator community.
Installing Apache, MySql and PHP on LinuxMint as a LAMP service is slightly different to Ubuntu. In this blog post I documented what I did to get it running in order to install OXID eShop on it.
This blog post points out some specific technical and SEO related issues that you might face when internationalizing and localizing online business using OXID eShop as your preferred system for distributed online shop installations.
Learn how to write a very simple module for OXID eShop: round up the price on the product details page to five cent. Simply copy an existing method and overwrite it with your additions.
In this blog post I’ll show you step-by-step how to easily generate a module for displaying content saving on the product detail page of your OXID eShop installation, if you entered a recommended retail price as well as your price. You will also learn how to embed your own CSS and how to make your module multilingual.
Internationalization (i18n) of URIs is definitely a topic of note. Have you heard about transliterations or romanization for URLs/URIs yet? How do different writings scale in different search engines?