Change Log

Our documentation is continually updated with new topics, clarifications, and corrections to existing content. Learn more about new features, major updates, and releases, organized by month and year. Check back every now and then to see what’s new!

November 2019

Updated Topics

Topic Change
PayPal Credit
PayPal Express Checkout
Payments Advanced
Payments Pro
Payments Standard
Payflow Pro
Payflow Link
Updated screen images and configuration steps for PayPal payment configurations. Also updated the PayPal Credit topic to remove steps to enable and, instead, refer to the configuration topic for each payment option.

October 2019

Product Releases

New Topics

Updated Topics

Topic Change  
Configuration Reference Updated the screen shot to include the Yotpo section. Also added the Yotpo configuration topics in the left-side navigation.  
Product Reviews Created new Marketing > Shopping Tools > Product Reviews sub-menu that includes the Magento Product Reviews and new Yotpo Reviews topics.  
Magento Shipping Updated Magento Shipping section for the latest Temando installation.  
Google Shopping ads Channel Added a note clarifying the inclusion of Google Shopping ads Channel with Magento 2.3.3.  
Onboarding Google Shopping ads Channel Added a note clarifying the inclusion of Google Shopping ads Channel with Magento 2.3.3.  
Add/Updated Google API Key Updated API Key steps.  
Authorize.Net Added Step #4 with setup instructions for 3D Secure with CardinalCommerce.  
Klarna Updated Changes In the Latest Release and Klarna Solutions. Added new Klarna Payment Methods section.  
Setting Up Klarna Updated Klarna account images; updated instructions for new Enable B2B field.  
Klarna (configuration) Updated screenshot and field descriptions for new Enable B2B field.  
Configuration Reference Updated the screen shot to include the Yotpo section. Also added the Yotpo configuration topics in the left-side navigation.  
Product Reviews Created new Marketing > Shopping Tools > Product Reviews sub-menu that includes the Magento Product Reviews and new Yotpo Reviews topics.  
Store Admin
Admin Sign In
New Allow admin usage data collection dialog is displayed the first time an admin logs in after installing or upgrading to Magento 2.3.3.  
Admin (configuration) New configuration option to allow user interaction tracking in the Magento Admin.  
Catalog (configuration) Search Engine Optimization section. Added information for a new Generate "category/product" URL Rewrites field.  
Automatic Product Redirects Added note at the top and a new section at the bottom to skip generation of product URL rewrites for category save.  
URL Rewrites
Product Rewrites
Category Rewrites
Added note about performance issue and link to detailed information about automatic redirects.  
Vertex Cloud Added release notes for Vertex Cloud integration for new flexible fields configuration.  
Configuring Magento
Tax (configuration)
Added new Vertex Flexible Fields section.  
Engagement Cloud Updated Changes in the Latest Release.  
Engagement Cloud - Data Mapping Completed configuration field descriptions, and added the following new fields: First Category Purchased / Last Category Purchased.  
Engagement Cloud - Developer Completed configuration field descriptions, and added the following new field to the Import Settings section: Enable Subscribers Sales Data Sync.  
Engagement Cloud -
Abandoned Cart
Automation
Configuration
Dynamic Content
Email Templates
Sync Settings
Transactional Emails
Completed configuration field descriptions.
Assigning Sources per Product UI updates for assigning sources for products.  
Disabling Sources Updates for new Actions menu to enable and disable selected sources.  
Amazon Sales Channel Settings Added information for the Enable Debug Logging setting.  
Amazon Sales Channel Logs and Reports Added reference to the Enable Debug Logging setting for troubleshooting.  
Amazon Sales Channel Pre-Setup Tasks Updated to include VAT setup.  
Amazon Sales Channel Store Integration Updated Marketplace options to include the United Kingdom.  
Amazon Sales Channel Onboarding: Listing Price Updated VAT description and Listing Price screen capture and added PTC field descriptions for EU sales.  
Amazon Sales Channel Listing Price Updated VAT description and Listing Price screen capture and added PTC field descriptions for EU sales.  

July 2019

Product Releases

  • Google Shopping ads Channel 2.0 and 3.0

New Topics

Updated Topics

Topic Change  
Editing Account Settings (Google Shopping ads Channel) Added the Resend products to Google action in the Select drop-down. This action allows users to manually reindex their Magento product database and send changes to Google.  
Setting up Amazon Pay Updated screen shots and added link to video tutorial.  
Amazon Pay Resources Updated Amazon links and added link to video tutorial.  
PayPal Express Checkout Updates to payment integration methods for EU and UK merchants to comply with Payment Services Directive (PSD2).  
Braintree Updates to payment integration methods for EU and UK merchants to comply with Payment Services Directive (PSD2).  
Other Payment Methods Updates to payment integration methods for EU and UK merchants to comply with Payment Services Directive (PSD2).  
Authorize.Net Updates to payment integration methods for EU and UK merchants to comply with Payment Services Directive (PSD2).

June 2019

Product Releases

  • Magento Open Source, 2.3.2

New Topics

Updated Topics

Topic Change  
Store Integration
(Amazon Sales Channel)
Updated notes to add that primary log-in credentials for Amazon are needed for Amazon Shopping Channel integration.  
Unclaiming a Claimed URL
(Google Shopping ads Channel)
Clarified language for “claiming” vs “linking” and moved topic to Managing Google Accounts section.  
Verifying the Google API Key
(Google Shopping ads Channel)
Updated the steps and screen shots to include the new logging configuration option.  
Services Updated the screen shot to include the new Channels section.  
Customer Engagement Replaced the Marketing Automation page with a new Customer Engagement page for dotdigital Engagement Cloud reporting. Includes configuration, manual sync, reset, and more options for reporting on features and performance.
UPS Updated configuration information for the United Parcel Service XML as the default account type. If you choose to create a new UPS Standard account type (scheduled for deprecation), HTTPS is now the default for the URL.  
Shipping Methods Updated UPS configuration information for the United Parcel Service XML as the default account type. If you choose to create a new UPS Standard account type (scheduled for deprecation), HTTPS is now the default for the URL.  
Coupon Codes Added information about support for asynchronous operations in the Admin.  
Actions Control Added information about support for asynchronous operations in the Admin.  
Export Added information about support for asynchronous operations in the Admin.  
Google reCAPTCHA Updated install information. Google reCAPTCHA is installed with v2.3.2, including options for PayPal Payflow Pro.  
PayPal Payflow Pro Added section for adding Google reCAPTCHA for Payflow Pro.  
Magento Shipping Updated supported countries and carriers.  

May 2019

Product Releases

  • Amazon Sales Channel 2.0
  • Amazon Sales Channel 1.0 GA

April 2019

Product Releases

  • Google Shopping ads Channel 1.0
  • Amazon Sales Channel 1.0 Beta

New Sections

New Topics

Updated Topics

Topic Change
Google Settings for GDPR Moved this topic from the Getting Started/Industry Compliance section to Marketing/Google Tools.
GDPR Compliance Added “Best Practice” checklist.
dotmailer Engagement Cloud by dotdigital now replaces dotmailer.
Setting up Amazon Pay Added configuration option for multi-currency.
Amazon Pay Added release information for Amazon Pay including multi-currency and Klarna support.
Shipping Partners Updated screenshots.
Locations Updated screenshots, steps, and minor editing.
Packaging Updated screenshot and added missing step for create new packaging.
Cookie Reference Updated cookie details with additional information.
Shipping Methods Added deprecation notice for HTTP support for United Parcel Service gateway URL and specified change of system value to HTTPS. Updated some field description content and screen images for UPS.
Important! Merchants must replace “http” with “https” for the www.ups.com/using/services/rave/qcostcgi.cgi gateway URL.
UPS Added end-of-support notice for HTTP support for the United Parcel Service Gateway URL and specified change of system value to HTTPS. Updated screen images for UPS.
Import/Export Tax Rates Updated link to the Avalara tax rate tables.

March 2019

Product Releases

  • Magento Open Source, 2.3.1

New Topics

Updated Topics

Topic Change  
Customer Configuration (configuration reference) In the Create New Account Options section, corrected the field description for Generate Human-Friendly Customer ID.  
Google reCAPTCHA Added entry for Payflow Pro for Google reCAPTCHA during checkout. This option is available in v2.3.2.
To add this option for v2.3.0 and 2.3.1, see Magento Support KB PayPal Payflow Pro active carding activity.
 
CAPTCHA Added entry for Payflow Pro for CAPTCHA during checkout. This option is available in v2.3.2.
To add this option for v2.3.0 and 2.3.1, see Magento Support KB PayPal Payflow Pro active carding activity.
 
Elasticsearch Updated for Elasticsearch 6.x support. Elasticsearch 5.x and 2.x are deprecated.  
Filterable Attributes Note added to Use in Layered Navigation option to better detail how it affects price filtering in the storefront. Updated screenshots.
Admin Sign In Updated login information, autocomplete, and added links for CAPTCHA, reCAPTCHA, and Two-Factor Authentication.  
Creating Accounts Updated instructions and images for creating accounts.  
Address Book Updated instructions and options for creating and managing accounts, new filtering, and more.  
Account Dashboard Updated instructions and options for creating and managing accounts, new filtering, and more.  
Managing Customer Accounts Updated instructions and new options for creating and managing accounts, new filtering, and more.  
Create a Cart Price Rule Added Is Active toggle to enable/disable rules.  
Create a Catalog Price Rule Added Is Active toggle to enable/disable rules.
Authorize.Net Direct Post Added information for deprecated payment method.  
Authorize.Net Direct Post (configuration reference) Added information for deprecated payment method.  
Configuring Wishlist Added field for Show in Sidebar to show/hide wishlists.  
Wishlist (configuration reference) Added field for Show in Sidebar to show/hide wishlists.  
Magento Shipping Updated notes and information for supporting 17 countries.  
Shipping Partners Added information about new supported countries and initial carrier support limited to DHL Express.  
Vertex Added release notes for Vertex Cloud integration. Updates include new delivery terms, performance enhancements, caching, and more.  
Configuring Magento Added updates for configuration options including Vertex tax links, delivery terms (or shipping terms), logging options, and more.  
Test the Configuration Added Vertex troubleshooting and caching information.  
Tax (configuration reference) Added updates for all Vertex updates.  
Customer Experience Added information for Click & Collect and Collection Points storefront experiences.  
Batches Updated information and added content on domestic shipments only.  
Creating a Batch Updated instructions and added Batch Fulfillment Rule.  
Creating a Shipment Added information for carrier-specific packaging, Origin Location default values, and Pre-fill Package and Weights.  
Locations Added information for Default Location.  
Shipping Methods (configuration reference) Updated field information for all Magento Shipping additions.  

February 2019

New Topics

Updated Topics

Topic Change
Authorize.Net Direct Post Added deprecation notice for Authorize.Net MD5 Hash to be replaced by SHA-512 Signature Key. Updated image and field description with additional links from Authorize.Net.
Important! Merchants must replace the MD5 Hash with a SHA-512 Signature Key to continue processing payments by the posted dates at Authorize.Net.
Authorize.Net Direct Post (configuration reference) Added deprecation notice for Authorize.Net MD5 Hash to be replaced by SHA-512 Signature Key. Updated image and field description with additional links from Authorize.Net.
Inventory (configuration reference) Added sections for Distance Priority Algorithm and updated descriptions.
Configure Global Options Added note for Distance Priority Algorithm.
About Source Selection Algorithm and Reservations Added information for the Distance Priority Algorithm and updated information for Source Priority Algorithm.

December 2018

Updated Topics

Topic Change
Index Management Added best practices, mode details, manual index instructions, screenshots, and additional information links.
Cache Management Added best practices, screenshots, and additional information links.
Setup Wizard Added note for flushing caches and reindexing.
Module Manager Added note for flushing caches and reindexing.
Extension Manager Added note for flushing caches and reindexing.
System Upgrade Added note for flushing caches and reindexing.
Backups Added deprecation notice and enable feature information.
System (configuration reference) Added deprecation notice and enable feature information for Backups.

November 2018

Product Releases

  • Magento Open Source, 2.3.0 GA
  • Multi Source Inventory (MSI), 1.0

New Topics

Updated Topics

Catalog (configuration reference) Updated and added fields and screenshots for Catalog Search options.  
MySQL Updated information and added features for configuring MySQL as a search engine.  
Elasticsearch Updated information and added features for configuring Elasticsearch and Elasticsearch 5.0+ as a search engine.  
Content Management (configuration reference) Added option descriptions.  
Catalog Allow Dynamic Media URLs in Products and Categories has been removed, and combined with Allow Dynamic Media URLs configuration setting. Updated screenshot.  
Dynamic Media URLs Updated instructions for using dynamic URLs for media.  
Content Management (configuration reference) Added option for newly supported TinyMCE 4 editor for CMS content in WYSIWYG options.  
Configuring the Editor Added configuration information for TinyMCE 4.  
Using the Editor Added TinyMCE 4 information for using the new editor.  
Google API (configuration reference) Added and updated descriptions for fields.
Checkout (configuration reference) Added field and information for the Checkout option Show Cross-sell Items in the Shopping Cart.  
Cross-sells Added note about hiding and showing cross-sells in the shopping cart.  
Themes Added filtering for themes and screenshot.  
Installation Updated all information and links for system requirements and installation instructions.  
Customer Groups Updated menu location for option, moved to Customers from Stores. Updated screenshots. Add filtering information.  
Security Best Practices Updated linked and added information for securing and troubleshooting your Magento Admin.  
Amazon Pay Logs Updated content for accessing Amazon Pay logs.  

October 2018

Product Releases

  • Magento Open Source, 2.3.0 Beta
  • Multi Source Inventory (MSI), 1.0 Beta

New Sections

Updated Topics

Topic Change
Product Reports Added Inventory Management content for Low Stock report.
Simple Product Added Inventory Management information for quantities and Multi Source.
Configurable Product Added Inventory Management information for quantities and Multi Source.
Grouped Product Added Inventory Management information for quantities and Multi Source.
Virtual Product Added Inventory Management information for quantities and Multi Source.
Downloadable Product Added Inventory Management information for quantities and Multi Source.
Issuing a Credit Memo Added Inventory Management information for creating credit memos and Multi Source.
Inventory (configuration reference) Updated screenshots and information for Inventory Management setting changes.
Magento Extensions Adding information on MSI and Inventory Management.
Customer Groups Updated menu location for option, moved to Customers from Stores. Updated screenshots. Add filtering information.
Filterable Attributes Note added to Step 1, item 3 explaining the Position field will be grayed out until the attribute is saved.
Product Attributes Note added to Storefront Properties > Position explaining the Position field will be grayed out until the attribute is saved.
Google API Updated Google Adwords screen shot and description with new Send Order Currency field.
Product Scope Added information on permissions required for editing and assigning products to select or all sites.
Customer Configuration (configuration reference) Updated the Name and Address screen shots and field descriptions.
Name and Address Options Updates screen shots and field descriptions.
Cache Management Added Compiled_Config cache for cache management, information on restricting and allowing cache actions, and recommendations.
Product Alerts Added image for product and price alerts in the Admin.