Top 10 aheadWorks Bestselling Extensions of 2013

Editor’s note: 2014 is here, and at the beginning of each year we are used to sum up the results of the previous year and make plans for the future. Today we highlight the most successful aheadWorks extensions of 2013 and give you their following characteristics: MC star rating, number of reviews, and updates frequency.

Magento Follow Up Email extension

Follow Up Email

  • Magento Connect star rating: 4.6 (4.6/5)
  • Reviews: 95 (44 in 2013)
  • Version: 3.5.8 (ver. 3.5.2 – 3.5.8 released in 2013)

New features added in 2013:

+ SKU limit of 255 characters was eliminated;
+ Option to disable triggering of duplicate events;
+ Brazilian Portuguese (pt_BR) locale added;
+ Abandoned cart emails can contain cross sells block.

Magento Subscriptions and Recurring Payment extnsion

Subscriptions and Recurring Payments

  • Magento Connect star rating:  3.5(3.5/5)
  • Reviews: 33 (10 in 2013)
  • Version: 2.0 (ver. 1.9-2.0 released in 2013)

New features added in 2013:

+ Support of ‘Cash on delivery’ and ‘Bank transfer’ payment methods;
+ An option to process multiply subscriptions per single cronjob;
+ An option to retry X times if connection with payment gateway failed;
+ Notice for admin when using “Pay now” option for products which are out of stock;
+ Brazilian Portuguese (pt_BR) locale added.

Magento Points and Rewards extensionPoints & Rewards

  • Magento Connect star rating: 3.5 (3.5/5)
  • Reviews: 28 (12 in 2013)
  • Version: 1.7.1 (ver. 1.6.0-1.7.1 released in 2013)

New features added in 2013:

+ Automatic Points balance update after order refunding;
+ MSS Integration;
+ Backend option for calculating the earned points amounts “Before Tax” or “After Tax”;
+ Current Points Balance widget;
+ Points can be added on Customer’s Birthday event;
+ pt_BR (Brazilian Portuguese) locale file added;
+ Points that can be earned for a purchase are displayed on product pages;
+Option to spend the points before or after tax.

Magento AJAX Cart Pro extensionAJAX Cart Pro

  • Magento Connect star rating:  4.9(4.9/5)
  • Reviews: 121 (36 in 2013)
  • Version: 3.1.4 (ver. 3.1.0-3.1.4 released in 2013)

New features added in 2013:

+ Product name is added to the list of pre-defined variables in the Confirmation pop-up settings;
+ Confirmation Pop-up can be closed by clicking outside the pop-up window (click on overlay);
+ The system notifications (errors / warnings / notices) are now updated by the extension;
+ Brazilian Portuguese (pt_BR) locale added.

Magento Help Desk Ultimate extensionHelp Desk Ultimate

  • Magento Connect star rating: 4.3(4.3/5)
  • Reviews: 67 (23 in 2013)
  • Version: 2.10.7 (ver. 2.10.0-2.10.7 released in 2013)

New features added in 2013:

+ Department access can be restricted per “Admin Role Scope” in the Department settings;
+ Customer Name and Customer Email variables are allowed in the Quick Response templates;
+ “Add Comments To Order” option is available from backend ticket thread;
+ Link to the customer account in the Edit Ticket-> Ticket Options;
+ Department sorting on the frontend;
+ “Close Ticket” option for a customer;
+ Mass-action is allowed in the Manage Email Rejecting Patterns grid;
+ Brazilian Portuguese (pt_BR) locale added.

Magento Refer a Friend extensionRefer a Friend

  • Magento Connect star rating:  5(5/5)
  • Reviews: 25 (10 in 2013)
  • Version: 2.0.4 (ver. 2.0-2.0.4 released in 2013)

New features added in 2013:

+ 3 different rule types: for referral’s signups, their number of purchased items and their purchase amount;
+ 2 types of bonuses: fixed and percent discounts;
+ Possibility to use both fixed and percent disconts at a time;
+ Customer can specify an amount of fixed discount which they want to be applied on Cart;
+ Possibility to add and subtract bonuses from backend;
+ A possibility to set a lifetime percent discount;
+ The options to limit bonuses amount which can be applied on checkout;
+ An option to set minimum discount, which can be redeemed by customer;
+ A possibility to give bonus to referral;
+ Broadcast link;
+ A possibility to insert ‘Invite a friend’ button into CMS manually;
+ ‘Share on social networks’ widget;
+ Separate information pages for fixed and percent discount;
+ Statistics page;
+ Rules can be set per store view;
+ Multishipping support;
+ Brazilian Portuguese (pt_BR) locale support added.

Magento iPhone theme

iPhone Theme

  • Magento Connect star rating:  4.7(4.7/5)
  • Reviews: 58 (21 in 2013)
  • Version: 1.6.4 (ver. 1.6.1-1.6.4 released in 2013)

New features added in 2013:

+ Advanced Options for subdomain setup;
+ An option to disable automatic scroll to categories list;
+ Possibility to enable/disable iPhone Theme per store in general settings;
+ Possibility to use a separate Google Analytics account for the mobile view
+ Backend option for the Android Tablets auto.

Magento RMA extensionRMA (Return Merchandise Authorization)

  • Magento Connect star rating:  5(5/5)
  • Reviews: 40 (18 in 2013)
  • Version: 1.4.4 (ver. 1.4.1-1.4.4 released in 2013)

New features added in 2013:

+ Compatibility with AW Gift Card.

Magento Automatic Related Products extension

Automatic Related Products 2

  • Magento Connect star rating:  4.8(4.8/5)
  • Reviews: 48 (18 in 2013)
  • Version: 2.4.2 (ver. 2.4.0-2.4.2 released in 2013)

New features added in 2013:

+ Compatibility with Who Bought This Also Bought by aheadWorks.

Magento Advanced Reports extensionAdvanced Reports

  • Magento Connect star rating:  4.2(4.2/5)
  • Reviews: 50 (24 in 2013)
  • Version: 2.5.4 (ver. 2.5.0-2.5.4 released in 2013)

These are the best aheadWorks modules’ results. We worked hard and hope you did notice the enhancements. We still have much more valuable and effective extensions in our portfolio which are able to bring new opportunities and improvements to your business, and, we hope, they will help you prosper in 2014.


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