Magento is an open source e-commerce web application developed in PHP using Zend Framework 1.
Community Edition v.1.8.0 of this popular e-coomerce solution is available for download.
What’s new in Magento v1.8.0
This version improves some features such as tax calculations, performance, security and stability.
Here are some of key highlights:
There are almost 350 improvements related to admin order creation, boosting product quality, import and export feature, payment methods and web API components.
New version provides a better shopping experience through faster loading of pages in the checkout process and optimized caching and thus minimizing the number of cached pages needed to be refreshed.
The admin panel performances are also improved.
Enhanced Tax Calculations
Magento v1.8 eliminates potential rounding errors and improves tax calculation accuracy for VAT merchants.
Magento Community Edition 1.8.0 also strengthened the security.
For full list of the changes visit the release notes.
Magento Community Edition v1.8 is available for download here.