Core Updater Released!

2019-02-08T02:07:16+00:00 February 8th, 2019|

It started its life as the Git Updater module, but we wanted to come up with a name that would have a better explanation of what the module accomplishes. Nothing is more frustrating than coming across a term you do not know, or a module that you do not know what does. So we have changed the name of the Git Updater to the Core Updater module. This is the same module that you, our community crowd funded. This is the module that will make updates for versions of thirty bees quick and painless from today forward.   The module A [...]

Git Updater module preview

2019-02-01T00:52:41+00:00 February 1st, 2019|

Its been a while since the crowd funding of the Git Updater module finished. Don't worry, we did not forget about the module, we have actually made some great progress with the module and are ready to start sharing the beta version of the module. The Git Updater module will usher in a new era of thirty bees. Since many people are not familiar with how the update process works, let me explain it a bit. In the current update process to update thirty bees, we need to create what are called file actions. We have a huge list of file [...]

Partner Agency: Modified Solutions

2019-01-16T00:59:51+00:00 January 16th, 2019|

We are happy to announce that we have added a new partner agency to our list of partners. Modified Solutions of Denmark has joined the thirty bees partner agency program. Modified Solutions is a full service agency, that has a large enough team to handle projects of any size. With their large team also comes lots of specialties. They specialize in back end development, front end development, custom API development, UI/UX design, and more. Modified Solutions has been in the e-commerce industry since 2012, serving clients of all shapes and sizes with their business needs. They are capable of working on [...]

Our New Forum has Launched

2019-01-13T23:31:41+00:00 January 13th, 2019|

At the end of last year, I expressed that I wanted to make the integration of the community and thirty bees to be more fluid. Launching our new forum is the first step in to making that a reality. Not only is it easier to administrate, it is also a lot easier to build upon for the new features we are wanting to add in the future. Our previous forum was built off of Nodebb, while it did have some nice features, it was very troublesome to maintain. Everything we tried to use for it was half developed, so this made [...]

What thirty bees has been up to

2019-01-09T00:18:54+00:00 January 9th, 2019|

We have been pretty quiet here lately, I have been so consumed with pushing other areas of thirty bees forward I haven't had time to update the blog in a bit. I just wanted to let everyone know things are actually starting to come together and go pretty well with thirty bees. We are planning on making some big changes around our infrastructure pretty soon, as a way to push different parts of our plan in to the future.   The forum The forum is going to change very soon. The last month or so a couple of us have been [...]

Partner Agency: Prestalia

2018-10-17T23:04:23+00:00 October 17th, 2018|

We are happy today to welcome the newest partner agency to the thirty bees family. Today we welcome Prestalia as our newest partner. Prestalia is a full service development agency based out of San Marino, a small republic landlocked in the middle of Northern Italy. The developers at Prestalia are trained in both front-end and back-end development with thirty bees.   About Prestalia Prestalia is a leading web agency specializing in e-commerce solutions. With decades of experience they have launched over 150 e-commerce projects around the world. Their company is specialized in thirty bees and PrestaShop, developing solutions that integrate primarily [...]

CoinGate module for thirty bees

2018-10-07T23:37:08+00:00 October 7th, 2018|

In the past several years e-commerce has taken a shift and started to change. One of the big changes that we have seen is the newer payment methods that sites are supporting. Years ago started the trend by accepting Bitcoin for transactions on their site. Since then it has spiraled into some of the largest retailers such as Expedia, Newegg, Microsoft, CheapAir, and hundreds more. No longer are coin based payments in the shadows, they have been embraced by some of the largest companies in the world. Have you started accepting coin based payments yet?   Start Accepting Coin Payments [...]

thirty bees 1.0.7 is now live

2018-09-30T21:50:55+00:00 September 27th, 2018|

A little over a month after version 1.0.6 of thirty bees was released, we have released a new updated version of thirty bees, 1.0.7. This version comes with several bug fixes that we felt like we needed to make a quick release to fix. Plus, we realize the importance of keeping a regular release schedule. Bug Fixes There were 4 major bugs that were fixed in this version of thirty bees. They were: The full page cache was accidentally broken in 1.0.6, this has been fixed. A bug was introduced where some themes would not install depending on the configuration file. [...]

Partner Agency: Innercode

2018-09-25T00:00:48+00:00 September 24th, 2018|

Today we are proud to announce that Innercode has decided to become a thirty bees partner. Innercode has been in the e-commerce industry since 2012 developing and deploying e-commerce sites. Not only do they develop sites, they also create modules as well. Some of their popular modules are Delivery Time and Date, Free Shipping Amount Display, and one of the most popular Mass Combinations update. In addition to developing modules, Innercode specializes in integrating shops with other platforms. Platforms such as accounting software, importing products from suppliers, or exporting products. Innercode brings a great wealth of knowledge to the thirty bees [...]

thirty bees caches tested

2018-09-13T23:04:14+00:00 September 13th, 2018|

Because speed is an important aspect of e-commerce thirty bees has included several different levels of caching systems in the core. The caching systems not only reduce each individual page load time, but they also increase the mount of load your server can handle since requests are served from the cache. But how can you actually quantify what the caching system does and how each one affects your site as a whole? There is a fairly solid way, load testing a site, you can see how each cache system will affect your site's load time. For these tests we are using [...]