New AbanteCart v1.2.7 is now faster than ever Featured

  • Saturday, 14 May 2016 00:00
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New AbanteCart v1.2.7 is now available for download.
We have put substantial efforts to improve performance of AbanteCart and make it stand out in the performance compare to other ecommerce platforms. AbanteCart 1.2.7 core code, database queries and cache are well optimized to deliver maximum performance. In addition we introduce HTML pages and blocks cache to ease server load on high traffic sites. There is even more in the performance boost with running PHP 7 together with AbanteCart v 1.2.7.

New Features and improvements highlight:

  • New high performance caching system with support for APC, APCu Memcache, Memcached and Xcache
  • HTML Cache for high traffic storefront support
  • SQL load improvement and reduction of database requests in disabled-cache mode.
  • Profiling and PHP execution time optimization.
  • Improvement for image resizing
  • PHP 7 tuning and testing


  • PackageManager minor fix
  • database drivers error reporting improvement
  • AHtml refactoring + phpdoc comments
  • database drivers error reporting improvement
  • AConfig sql optimization
  • ADataset refactoring + phpdoc comments
  • changes related to cache debugging
  • extensions classes typos and phpdoc comments
  • created new function get_image_size() in Utils.php
  • replacements of deprecated ACache methods (get, set) calls + phpdoc comments
  • ALanguage minor changes related to language recognition
  • changes related to setting for cache enabling
  • added apc, apcu, memcache, memcached, xcache drivers
  • added config-setting and expiration for html-cache.
  • minor fix related to warnings in logs
  • fix in is_serialized() inside utils.php
  • added hook call on save method in AImage
  • AImage changes related to resize and save of images
  • improve INI load time
  • Language load optimization fix
  • New Caching system.
  • Cache, config and request exec time improvments
  • Improve exception error handling and display
  • New logo update


  • fix related to seo-keywords during product cloning
  • minor fix of dev tools url
  • clear cache page changes relates to new aCache
  • added lang-pack into tinymce
  • added fix of updating resource description in RL (related to auto-translation)
  • Add link to troubleshooting page


  • Optimized HTML for faster browser rendering.
  • Storefront template load optimization
  • css fix of rating stars view in left column block storefront: added ajax updates for cart menu block after page loaded + ajax update for product view count + fixes of typos etc
  • fix of wrong balance applying after new product adding to the cart Extensions: UPS fix related to estimate based on dimensions of productsfix #541
  • Pages and blocks HTML cache implementation (beta)
  • Default multi-value options section fix.
  • Implement banner cache
  • SQL-queries optimization. Added caching into AWeight, ALength and ACurrency libs
  • SQL-queries optimization. removed calls isTrackable and hasAnyStock inside products loops
  • SQL-queries optimization. (Resource thumbnails).
  • Optimization for categories and menu building
  • Category product count optimization


  • added config_image_quality setting value
  • config_image_quality now set in 95%
  • optimize large demo jpg files
  • optimize large demo png images
  • block_templates demo data fix
  • changes of system_check() calls related to install directory check


  • FTP Install/Upgrade fix for some rare cases.

Where to download AbanteCart? 

AbanteCart can be downloaded at Google Drive or on our Github repository. Download ZIP

What about older versions?

Core upgrade to new version 1.2.7 is now available. All extensions for prior 1.2 should be compatible with 1.2.7

You can upgrade from admin section clicking on message about upgrade or using abantecart_upgrade_127 installation key in extension installation section.

Enjoy new AbanteCart and stay connected

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