Blog posts about OXID (Page #28)

Create an OXID eShop Server in Amazon’s Cloud

Are you looking for a quick way to set up an OXID eShop server, maybe for research or testing purposes? With Amazon’s cloud services, this is a snap to set up and use. The following instructions guide you through the process. 1.Start an Apache/PHP Amazon Machine Image (eg. zend/zend-server-ce-4.0.5-linux-32bit-20090109.manifest.xml) 2.Enter the correct Access group which […]

OXID eShop version 4.3.0

General hints for this package Aside from many new features and fixed bugs there are also fixed some security issues. Thus we recommend strongly to update as soon as possible. Find an overview over fixed security issues at Since OXID eShop 4.3.0: Cumulative packages to jump over multiple releases using only one package. As […]

New features in OXID eShop version 4.3

OXID eShop 4.3 ships with some exciting new features that allow you to Significantly reduce management of product pictures Automatically generate rich snippets for Google Search Use OXID eShop for English sites out of the box Upgrade with ease from any previous version Implement bullet-proof extensions based on our UnitTests Automatic Picture Resizing Anyone managing […]

Security bulletin: 2010-002

By using a specially crafted URL, users with administrative rights could unintendedly grant unauthorized users access to the admin panel.

Roadmap OXID eShop series 4.3

OXID eShop version 4.3.0 was released on March 30th, 2010. Please find more information about this version on this page: New features In some countries (e.g. USA, Japan, Canada), the address format contains a field for entering the state/province. Payment services like PayPal treat this field as mandatory, and may refuse payment if no […]

Roadmap OXID eShop series 4.2

Release date October 27th, 2009 New features APS (Application Packaging Standard), which is a format designed to help implement Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business models for all industry cloud service providers. You will also be able to install OXID eShop on a hosted environment of a provider offering APS. Multidimensional Variants: This new functionality enables OXID eShop […]

PHP Module Programming with OXID eShop CE

In particular, OXID eShop comes with an integrated module interface that allows PHP developers to adapt the product to any customer needs. This article (originally posted on explains the fundamental principles of OXID module development and provides a live example of using a custom module to tweak the eShop’s content management system.

How to move a database bigger 2MB

How to move a database > 2MB Import Most hosting provider set the limit to the PHP upload function to 2MB which makes it not easy importing databases > 2MB to your new installation if you use e.g. phpMyAdmin as your database management tool. For this cases, you might want to install another application that […]

Configuring permanent redirects (301)

Configuration of permanent Redirects (Redirect 301) If you want to move your online store to another shopping cart software (e.g. OXID eShop), you should make sure, that the old URL is redirected to your new product URIs. One option to do so is a “permanent redirect” via html header 301: Every URI will be redirected […]

OXID eShop version 4.2.0

General hints for this package Selection list name handling changed: it does not strip tags from it now, tags are stripped only from currency. Instead, tags are encoded to entities (e.g. >a<), so they look the same in frontend. In new user registration form, SSL was activated in the moment the form was send. As […]