Aimeos 2019.10 LTS release

 

The new 2019.10 branch of the Aimeos e-commerce framework with long term support (LTS) contains lots of helpful improvements. The most important ones are:

  • AI-based translation of texts with DeepL
  • Customizable product datasets
  • Manage multiple tax rates
  • Watermarks for images
  • Bulk delete and reorder items
  • Bulk order form for B2B and B2C
  • Add new columns/properties to managers/items easily

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Setup a working Neos CMS environment

This article is for Neos 2.0 and thing migt have changed in the meantime. At least the software packages are required in newer versions.

Neos is well known for its well designed interface for editors who quickly fall in love with the system. On the other hand, it’s also infamous for being hard to set up by starters due to its high demands towards the hosting environment. Someone also compared it to walking on a slack line: It’s easy to stumble and to get frustrated.

Neos error page

This article focuses on creating a hosting environment suited for Neos so you will be able to finish the Neos setup and get a running instance afterwards. I’m using Ubuntu 14.04 as reference but it also applies to other Linux distributions like Fedora, only the path names might differ a bit (/etc/apache2/ vs. /etc/httpd/).

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