Magelia WebStore is a full featured, customizable, multilingual and multi-currency open-source e-commerce software for the .NET environment.
The software includes 200+ features to manage catalogs, categories, products, discounts, inventory, taxes and shipping rates.
Magelia WebStore V2.5 has been released on Nov 18. 2013. Among the 100 new features, improvements, and bug fixes, the most prominent ones are:
- an inventory update rule that can be set to decrease inventory either at the add-to-basket or at the save-as-order actions
- an advanced data update mechanism allowing the administrator to define precisely what data needs to be generated (relevant combination of currency - catalog and country)
- improved interaction between the Magelia WebStore software and a remote website to force cache refresh for example
- Thumbnails that are automatically generated in the administration console for images stored in the Media library
- During the installation process of the responsive website template or the Magelia WebStore NuGet Client, developers will
more easily select service path and Store ID
- Advanced testing and improvements of the extensibility layer that will officially be released with version 3 of Magelia WebStore
and technical improvements :
- Entity Framework 6 support
- in the Content Management System, removal of the Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MS DTC) requirement, thereby easing support of Azure
- Improved performance
A new version of the Magelia WebStore module for Orchard has been released on Dec 11. 2013 to stay compliant with Magelia WebStore 2.5 and is compatible with Orchard latest version to date (1.7.2)
Along with the new version 2.5, Magelia has also released a responsive-design template, available from www.magelia.org, that provides
an appealing and consistent e-commerce experience on desktops, tablets, and smartphones.
What's next ?
The next release of Magelia WebStore will introduce modularity in order to extend Magelia WebStore core with new features. It is almost ready now after two years of developments)
Magelia WebStore V2.4 has been released on Sept. 19. 2013 and includes: redesigned Basket and order calculation, re-rdeveloped geographic zone algorithms for tax and shipping calculations, improved products management, introduction
of à unique code for the top product (variable product) of variant products, ability to define product attributes at the top (variable) or the variant level, easier integration of payment service providers. Technical improvements include an alternate
method enables to call the catalogs, categories and products services in order to solve limitations of OData, and to ease developments, a Magelia .NET client library more closely integrated with NuGet, and is now extensible
via dependency injection and more than 1 200 automated tests run daily to prevent risks of functional or technical regressions.
Magelia WebStore V2.3 (released on March 7 2013) includes: 250 improvements and bugs fixed, improved setup, revised and improved catalog generation, tax types screen included into the tax
category screen,added method UpdateOrderStatus , improved NuGet Client (new update-mageliaclient command and Intellisense comments).Magelia WebStore Professional and Enterprise edition benefit from better content management, and from file examples to
easily export and import orders, customers, catalogs, products, and websites data.
Magelia WebStore V2.2 has been released, Nov 29, 2012 . With this new version, all editions benefit from a completely redesigned back-office interfaces (administration console). This new
version also includes License modification: Magelia WebStore Community Edition is now licensed under the O.S.L 3 license. OSL3 is an OSI approved open-source license that is widely adopted in the e-commerce software industry (by companies like
Magento or Prestashop for instance) and 100+ improvements and bugfix.
Magelia WebStore V2.1 has been released on oct. 16, 2012. This version introduces new features and improvements for all editions of Magelia WebStore. All editions (Community – Professional and
Entreprise editions): Magelia Magelia Client: (Client service layer) complete refactoring; support for Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 ; support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2012; reengineering of the catalog update mechanism: required time
to generate the catalog divided by 10 and no service interruption even during catalog update ; scheduler (NEW feature) to schedule tasks such as sending e-mails, launching import or export jobs (requires Pro. Or Enterprise Ed.), bug fixes and improvements.
Professional and Enterprise editions have also added a NEW powerful feature : the import / export module. This extensible module allows you to import and export data with Magelia WebStore and can manage the dependencies between data.
To coincide with this release of Magelia WebStore v2.1 : Magelia Client Nuget package: nbsp;a Magelia Client NuGet package has been developed to ease project set-up, and speed-up development. You can download the Magelia Nuget package
here Demo Stores : check-out the US Store, the European Store and a professional / enterprise store with two stores managed from one single back-office, with multiple warehouses (one in the US and one in Europe), Magelia WebStore module for Orchard.
This module will be compatible with Magelia WebStore version 2.1. The module will be available in the
Magelia WebStore V2.0 has been released, June 29, 2012 (updated on July 16). Magelia WebStore now comes in three different editions: Enterprise, Professional and Community Editions.
This new version includes both technical updates as well as new and updated features: content management, roles and profiles, enhanced user experience (wysiwyg Html editor (Tiny MCE), improved variant products configuration screen, improved category hierarchy),
improved demo store (sort by price feature), Date-Time in UTC and minor bugs fixes
Along with Magelia WebStore v2, we have also released the long awaited Magelia WebStore module for Orchard. This module makes Magelia WebStore e-commerce features available in the Orchard content management system. This module requires
Magelia WebStore V2 and Orchard 1.4. (download available from the Orchard Gallery).
Magelia WebStore V1.3 has been released, April 18, 2012. This new version includes both technical updates and feature improvements: Implementation of Entity Framework Code First, full refactoring of OData services, WCF Data Services 5.0
migration, SQL 2012 compatibilty, variant management refactoring , upgraded demo website, store configuration is now defined per vendor, updated country and region list, use of NuGet for external reference, upgraded setup procedure to ensure WebPI compatibility,
minor bugs fixed.
Magelia WebStore V1.2 has been released, March 7, 2012. This version includes new catalog and category management screens in the administration console for an improved user experience, enriched variant product features (default and sort
order), and Medium Trust compliance.
Magelia WebStore V1.1 has been released, February 20, 2012. This new version includes the long awaited demo website (Asp.NET MVC) and the
"Gift with Purchase" promotion type. The Asp.NET MVC demo Store has been created to help users quickly build an e-commerce store.
Magelia WebStore V1 has been released, January 27, 2012. This first version of Magelia WebStore is the result of two years of work to create an advanced e-commerce software for the .NET environment.
This first version includes a new file management and media librairy tool, order and customer management, order history and statistics, improved setup using WebPI, basic ETL Engine and bug fixes.
Magelia WebStore V0.4 has been released, December 27, 2011. This new beta releases introduces the WebPI and set-up procedure to quickly deploy and test Magelia WebStore. Magelia WebStore v0.4 also includes bug fixes. This version
is still a beta release, but we expect new releases very soon since Magelia WebStore v1 is planned for mid-January 2012.
Magelia WebStore V0.3 has been released, December 2, 2011. This is probably the most important release to date because it introduces the new promotion engine that we have been working on during the past four months. This promotion engine
was designed for heavy loads and implements an extensible conditions / actions framework. Magelia WebStore v0.3 also includes bug fixes and improved performance. This version is still a beta release but we expect several new releases very soon since Magelia
WebStore v1 is planned for mid-January 2012.
Magelia WebStore V0.2 has been released, August 8, 2011. This is still a beta 0.2 release but it is much better and stronger than V0.1. This version implements the core e-commerce features such as catalogs, categories, pricing, inventory,
tax and shipping management, and the service layer including ODATA services for catalogs and products plus WCF services for shopping cart and order management. A sample code (White Shop) has been added to the solution to show how to easily build a store. We
are working hard on documentation, for those who are looking for customization and development guides.
WebStore V0.1: Magelia WebStore V0.1 has been released, March 15, 2011. This preliminary version (alpha version) is for testing and evaluation only.