Magento Community Edition, 1.9.x

Change Log

Our documentation is continually updated with new topics, and corrections or clarifications made to existing content. The change log lists the major updates, organized by month. If you can’t see the most recent changes, try refreshing your browser or clearing the cache. Check back every now and then, to see what’s new!

  • June, 2017



    New Topics

    Getting Started

    Added a new landing page with links to each section of the user guide.

    Updated Topics


    New diagram.

    From the Editor

    I just discovered that some files from the Magento 2 Community Edition user guide were accidentally copied into this location back in January. Although they weren’t linked to the navigation, you might have come across them using search. Sorry for any confusion this might have caused! -- Claire

  • January, 2017



    Updated Topics

    Release Notes

    The user guide no longer includes a list of release notes. For details about current or past releases, see the Magento 1.x Reference.

    Email Template Configuration

    Added the following Security Notice:

    Security Notice! We recommend that all merchants immediately set their mail sending configuration to protect against a recently identified potential remote code execution exploit. Until this issue is resolved, we highly recommend that you avoid using Sendmail for email communications.  In the Mail Sending Settings, make sure that Set Return Path is set to "No." To learn more, see the Magento Security Center posting.

    Email Template Setup

    This topic was previously been available through search, but wasn't in the navigation.

  • December, 2016



    Updated Topics

    Widget Types

    Orders and returns widget added, Mini Cart information moved to CMS Static Block widget.


    Added note that the Polls module is now disabled by default.


    Added note that the Tags module is now disabled by default.

    Topics Removed

    Wishlist Reports

    (Enterprise Edition only)

November, 2016

October, 2016

September, 2016

  • Change


    New Topics

    Q & A