Magento Launches Magento Preview Version CE 1.6.1.0-rc1

Magento a leading open source ecommerce web application software has announced the availability of Magento Preview Version CE 1.6.1.0-rc1. As per the Magento Blog, this is a preview version for Magento developer for test environment only and is not recommended to be used in a production environment. This release is available for upgrade through the Connect Manager, to download or via SVN.  Magento has considerably improved upon it’s features with SEO friendly rewrite options. No doubt it is on the way to become the fastest growing open source eCommerce software in the world.

Here are some of the improvements in the current release:

  • Two-step password reset flow
  • Improvements to the admin grids
  • Updated PayflowLink HSS user interface in checkout
  • “Add to Wishlist”, “Add to Compare” were added on the Product Details Page for configurable, bundled and downloadable products

Great improvements and all the best to Magento development community..