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.



Running OXID eShop in a subdirectory

I’ve been asked several times how to run OXID eShop in a subdirectory like https://myluvelydomain.com/shop/. Actually, there are several methods to achieve this goal including the adaption of your apache vhost or via .htaccess forwarding. In this blog post I will describe how to use unix symlinks to resolve the situation as it is a very smart solution that can even be used to roll out and back between several versions of your project without any downtime.



Security Bulletin 2018-003

CVE Identifier: CVE-2018-14020: An attacker is able to change the delivery address by bypassing the checkout process when using Paymorrow payment method.



Summer releases 2018: OXID eShop 6.1.0, 6.0.3 and 4.10.8/5.3.8

Two days ago we published three releases, OXID eShop 6.0.1, 6.0.3 and 4.10.8/5.3.8. Please read this blog post for a summary of the changes.



OXID eShop version 6.1.0

OXID eShop 6.1.0 compilation contains two new modules (GDPR Opt-in + Klarna), monolog implementation, form field configuration, possibility to overwrite Smarty plugins with your own modules and is ready for the Personalization Option (EE). oxchkversion was removed from the admin panel.



OXID eShop version 6.0.3

This patch update contains bug fixes (incl. security issues 2018-002 as well as 2018-003), GUI changes have been done. Furthermore, the modules Klarna and GDPR Opt-in were added to the compilation. See details in this listing.



OXID eShop version 4.10.8 (CE + PE) & 5.3.8 (EE)

No GUI changes, no other bugs fixed but security issues 2018-002 and 2018-003, EoL release of OXID eShop series 4.10.



Module development in OXID eShop 6 – benefit from the new features

OXID eShop 6 introduced several improvements to the OXID eShop environment. These changes also have reached the module system, which leads to some new features for developers.



How we temporarily handle the right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR)

We’ve experienced requests concerning the “Right to data portability” (Art. 20 GDPR) on several channels. The legal text states someat like ” … receive the personal data … in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format…”. As this is not a clear specification, provide an SQL script for reading out all relevant information from the database. Get the script from this blog post.