Magento CE 1.8 Now Available

September 25, 2013 Alex Huk Magento
Magento CE 1.8 Now Available

Congratulations to everyone. Today the official magento CE 1.8 build appeared.

The main changes fix the current version issues.

Functional of tax calculation was improved and optimized. USPS and DHL libraries were updated as well.

Cache performance optimised and there is a new cacheing provider – Cm_Cache_Backend_Redis.

There also is an ability to move sessions to Redis with Cm_RedisSession.

Now you can use this from the box:

More information about configuring Magento cache with Redis is available here.

There are also changes to discount calculation, API, import/export functional.

Go ahead here to see the full changelog  here.



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