OXID implements GraphQL

APIs, also known as interfaces between systems, separation of front ends and back ends, data consumers of any kind… are really nothing new in e-commerce. In e-commerce, there have been creative solutions for colourful system landscapes for years. Nevertheless, in 2019 a buzzword like “headless” will be back on the podium. Where until recently “headless” was mentioned in the same breath as REST, another player is now entering the stage of the wider public – and quite rightly so. His name: GraphQL.



OXID eShop version 6.1.3

OXID eShop 6.1.3 is published and contains some bug fixes, updated components, storefront changes and 14 pull requests from you guys.



Codeception tutorial acceptance test

In this Codeception tutorial we will write a test for a user story for the search function on the OXID corporate blog. Automated tests offer many advantages for customers, agencies and developers. Apparently, it saves a lot of time and resources.



Extended functionalities with the OXID Geo-Blocking module

There are several solutions around for the so called “Geo blocking regulation” (EU 2018/302, valid from December 3rd last year on). Actually it is possible with already implemented functionalities to be compliant with OXID eShop, and of course, there are much more smart solutions 🙂 This blog post introduces a recently open sourced module by Norisk that offers very comfortable options.



Using composer in your local dev environment

Please no more open-heart surgery in your productive environment! Use composer on your local dev machine instead after equalizing it with your server environment.



The new OXID Savvy Programme goes live!

Today is the day: we proudly present our new OXID Savvy Programme, which we announced at our Partner Day on November 15th. Learn in this blogpost what it is about and what to expect from each other.



Introducing Wave theme

With OXID eShop release 6.1.2 all editions we introduce the new Wave theme to the public which will be packaged with OXID eShop compilation. Read more about it in this blog post



OXID eShop version 6.1.2

OXID eShop version 6.1.2 is published and contains bugfixes, storefront changes, a new theme and more than 20 pull requests. Read these release notes for more details.



Geo-blocking Regulation: how to configure OXID eShop to be compliant?

In the context of the new geo-blocking Regulation, it will become necessary to ensure that potential customers from across the EU internal market have access to and buy from your online shop. However, no online merchant is obliged to deliver, but has to create possibilities that the shipments can be picked up e.g. in the countries of delivery specified by you, if the purchaser gives a delivery address in this country and organizes the onward transport himself. In this tutorial we will show you how to configure the shop so that you comply with the new regulation on 3rd of December.



OXID eShop version 6.1.1

OXID eShop version 6.1.1 is published and contains mostly bug fixes, no storefront changes.



Use Telegram to receive breaking OXID dev news

From now on you can additionally use Telegram to receive breaking news such as release notes and security bulletins when working with OXID. Read more about the Telegram integration in this blog post.