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ยท 5 min read
Josquin Fougeray

Aaah summer times! Sun, farniente and the end of monolithic architectures! What could be better than a nice release note to brighten up your holiday reading?

Here goes Front-Commerce 2.17 and our summer release, with many highlights:

  • We have progressively migrated our existing live websites to our cloud infrastructure, to allow you to benefit from auto-scaling (environments will automatically add resources to hold the load), better reliability and better monitoring and support
  • We have continued to enhance our BigCommerce connector with advanced caching mechanisms and new features (we presented the connector for our 2.16 release in a video demo)
  • We added new features for Adyen (register my credit card with Adyen) and Magento2 Adobe Commerce (RMA)
  • Finally, as always, we have made various patches and adjustments to allow you to have an even more efficient front-end ๐Ÿš€

Have a great summer, see you in September to chop heads! And as always, should you have any requests regarding the product roadmap, do not hesitate to contact Josquin ๐Ÿ‘‹

ยท 4 min read
Josquin Fougeray

BigCommerce connector V1, TwicPics for Front-Commerce out of beta and Prismic granular cache invalidationโ€‹

Heat waves and hot news at Front-Commerce ๐Ÿ”ฅ

We have just entered summer with our 2.16 release and thrilling news!

๐ŸŽ‰ย The first version of our BigCommerce connector for Front-Commerce is now available! It is a huge step for us and we are glad to be able to deliver the power of this ever-growing and powerful solution through our product !

Since weโ€™ve been taking a lot of time to work on this project, this release note will probably seem a bit shorter than usual ๐Ÿ˜‡

However, we also made progress on many other aspects (detailed in this release note):

  • TwicPics connector out of beta
  • Prismic: granular cache invalidation
  • Global maintenance mode

Take some popcorn, have a seat and watch the show ๐Ÿฟ

ยท 6 min read
Josquin Fougeray

Back in stock product alerts, deploy paypal for Adyen, benefit from the power of embed fields for Prismicโ€‹

Weโ€™ve made a lot of progress during this release, which is quite packed! Without further delay here's the Front-Commerce 2.15 menu ๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿณ

  • Our BigCommerce connector has made good progress and we will soon be able to put our MVP demo online
  • We continued to enrich the features available for Front-Commerce and Magento with the back-in-stock alerts and the possibility to use the native Magento search feature
  • We proofed our Cloud offering with the completion of new stress tests and the migration of several existing or new websites on our new cloud infrastructure.
  • We continued to enrich our Prismic module with the availability of embed fields, allowing you to add a valid Embed URL, like YouTube, Vimeo, Soundcloud ...and deliver it via Front-Commerce
  • Discover and test an early version of the Twicpics connector: the final version will be ready for version 2.16
  • We made Front-Commerce compatible with npm 7 / NodeJS 16 (npm 8 / NodeJS 17 in beta) and will keep track on NodeJS releases starting from now on.

Discover the details and demos of new features below. Should you have any requests regarding the product roadmap, do not hesitate to contact Josquin ๐Ÿ‘‹

ยท 6 min read
Josquin Fougeray

Create and sell virtual content with downloadable products, increase customer loyalty with store credits and learn a bit about stress tests with Front-Commerce!โ€‹

Spring is here! With it come the sunny days and our Front-Commerce 2.14 release ๐ŸŽ‰

Here are the highlights of the past 6 weeks at Front-Commerce:

  • We continued the projects initiated at the beginning of the year, with our new BigCommerce connector and services around our Front-Commerce Cloud offer
  • We have continued to enrich the features available for Front-Commerce with store credit and downloadable products
  • In parallel, we had the opportunity to train and onboard new users! Welcome to the headless commerce family ๐Ÿ‘‹
  • Finally, we helped prepare the launch of several new sites on Front-Commerce: this implicates the realization of stress tests, an important step to verify that your website will be able to hold the load in the event of a peak in traffic.

Next week, the team will be fully reunited for our Spring session, an opportunity to spend quality time altogether, under the sun ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿผย in southern France โ˜€๏ธ

Until then, enjoy reading, and as always, should you have any requests regarding the product roadmap, do not hesitate to contact Josquin ๐Ÿ‘‹

ยท 6 min read
Josquin Fougeray

Pushing Prismic to the next level: previews and improvements, Algolia available for Magento2 and a new PSP at hand for Front-Commerce (spoiler: itโ€™s HiPay)โ€‹

What a way to start the year! It's when we look back at the past 6 weeks that we realize how much we can accomplish. Read on to discover version 2.13 and the Front-Commerce news.

To begin, we would like to give a warm welcome to Gaรซtan ๐Ÿ‘‹, who joined the team in February! We now have a team of 6 wizard developers working to help you create seamless headless experiences.

This first part of the year was also the opportunity to start laying the bricks for major projects. With the development of a new BigCommerce connector on one hand, and the acceleration of our cloud offering with the implementation of Akamai on the other. Our goal is to help you follow your site's activity and help us follow your growth.

Concerning the release:

  • You will now be able to use the HiPay PSP for Front-Commerce with first payment methods
  • Benefit from the functionalities of the Algolia search tool for Magento 2!
  • We also worked on the social login and registering feature with Google and Facebook, to allow your users to create their account and to connect more quickly (beta version)
  • Finally, we have made our Prismic module evolve with new features that will certainly interest you ...

Youโ€™ll find all the details below ๐Ÿ‘€

Should you have any requests regarding the product roadmap, do not hesitate to contact Josquin ๐Ÿ‘‹

ยท 6 min read
Josquin Fougeray

Magentoโ€™s Page Builder out of beta, Requisition Lists and Teams management for Adobe Commerce B2B and CDN availability for all Front-Commerce Cloud projectsโ€‹

Happy New Year everybody! All the best for your professional and personal projects!

At Front-Commerce, we start the year by providing you with new features available in B2B for Adobe Commerce. Requisition Lists are now available, allowing you to save items in a way that is far more efficient than with wishlists, and you can now manage your teams and users using a nice drag and drop tool!

Weโ€™ve stepped up our cloud game with our brand new partner Akamai!

Youโ€™ll also discover the password strength display feature, to enhance the password experience of your user, as well as new components available for the Page Builder for Front-Commerce.

We have also included various changes and bug corrections, to always improve your Front-Commerce experience!

The beginning of 2022 will come with a lot of new things at Front-Commerce: should you have any requests regarding the product roadmap, do not hesitate to contact Josquin ๐Ÿ‘‹

ยท 5 min read
Josquin Fougeray

B2B for Adobe Commerce: new features available! Try our beta version of Magento's Page Builder for Front-Commerceโ€‹

With its 2.11 release, Front-Commerce continues its exploration of the wide world of B2B commerce! You'll now be able to deal with Company accounts and company users on Magento 2. A big step for us, knowing the ever-increasing popularity if B2B e-commerce websites.

You will also discover various changes and bug corrections, to make your Front-Commerce instances even more efficient!

During this release, we have welcomed 2 new developers, Paul and Alexandre and our first Product Manager, Josquin! Do not hesitate to contact Josquin with any requests regarding the Front-Commerce product roadmap, your feedback is precious ๐Ÿ’Ž

ยท 3 min read

first version of the Proximis connector, Mondial Relay & Adyen module updates, Magento 2.4.3 compatibilityโ€‹

The 2.10 release brings Front-Commerce to the unified commerce market. With Proximis headless capabilities, merchants can now offer a great experience to their customers no matter where they are.

We've improved our Front-Commerce modules offer too, with a shipping and a payment provider that solve B2C merchants needs.

In September, 3 new Front-Commerce storefronts went live with very different experiences: B2C, Omnichannel B2C and B2B! We would like to congratulate our partners PH2M and Smile for these successful launches ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Our website has a new look. We've simplified our message and put the focus on everyone who works with us. What do you think?

ยท 3 min read

Front-Commerce payments improved, platform agnostic Adyen support and Prismic enhancementsโ€‹

Front-Commerce 2.9 is out! Over the past few weeks, we focused on delivering incremental improvements to existing features. Everyone on the team has also taken some time off during this period to recharge batteries.

ยท 3 min read

Content-Driven Commerce with Prismic, Proximis connector in alpha and Summer backlog cleaningโ€‹

Front-Commerce 2.8 is available! This new version contains advanced Prismic features for Content Driven storefronts, an alpha version of our new Proximis connector and several "Summer backlog cleaning" items (bugfixes, improvements from performance profilings, technical debt removal).