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VARStreet Release Note - Version 19.3

Published on Saturday, 15th December 2018

Enhancements

Introduced Ability to Display Allowed Payment and Shipment Methods on Registration Page for Responsive Store

Before Release

Previously on registration page, system was displaying all Shipment and Payment methods that were checked in Business Rules for Responsive store

After Release

Now user can decide which Shipment and Payment methods to display to a user while they are registering on responsive store.

A new List box called ‘Allowed Payment Methods’ and ‘Allowed Shipping Methods’ has been introduced on Store Setup under Registration. These list boxes can be edited to display allowed payment and shipped methods on registration page for Responsive store.

To access these list boxes go to-→> BO>>eCommerce>>RStore>>Setup>>Registration>>Edit>>Allowed Payment Methods/Allowed Shipping Methods

Introduced Verified by Visa Service for Moneris Payment Gateway on Responsive store

Verified by Visa is a password-protected authentication system designed to confirm the identity of the card holder when a Visa card/Master Card/American Express/Diners/Discover is used online.

Verified by Visa (3D Secure Service) is now available for Moneris payment gateway.

It is an additional layer of security introduced by Visa to make it harder for fraudsters to make transactions on stolen cards.

The Verified by Visa system will require the card owner to enter a password to complete the transaction.

Modifications to Existing Features

While Creating New Contact in BO, the Shipping and Billing Address Fields are now Editable

Before Release

While creating new contact in BO under existing customer, user could not edit shipping and billing address fields if they were trying to add the address in address book. By default the fields were populated with the customer’s shipping and billing address.

After Release

While creating new contact in BO under an existing customer, users can now edit shipping and billing address.

Moreover the system will ask the user whether to ‘Save this new address’ for Customer (Company) or Contact level address book.

Introduced Ability to Set any Image as Primary Image in Product Content

Users now have the ability to select the primary image for a product under product content section. The primary image could be existing image for the product or a new image uploaded by the user under product content section. In case any product has multiple images, user has to just click on any one of the images to set it as primary Image.

Company and Contact Details of the user submitting the cart will be Visible in Previews of Quote/SO/Cart on Responsive Store

System will now display the Company and Contact details (under Customer details) section of the user submitting / confirming a cart, on the previews of Quote, Cart and SO templates on Responsive store.

System will also display the name of the contact for whom the document (Quote and SO) is prepared on previews of Quote and SO in BackOffice as well.

Introduced Ability to Set Default address in ‘Customer Address’ and ‘Contact Address’ Upload Wizard Files

Before Release

In case any Customer/Contact had multiple addresses (Shipping or Billing) there was no option to set any one address as Default address in 'Customer Address' and 'Contact Address' while uploading addresses.

After Release

Now if any Customer/Contact has multiple addresses (Shipping or Billing), the user can set any one of the addresses as Default address in 'Customer Address' and 'Contact Address' while uploading addresses.

A new column called ‘Default Address (Y/N)’ has been introduced in the upload file. An address can be set as default simply by entering 'Y' in the column next to the address that you wish to make as default.

System to Use Reseller Address to Calculate Taxes for ‘Pick up at Store’ Shipping Method

Before Release

Previously when ‘Pick Up at Store’ shipping method was selected in a transaction (Cart/Quote) system was still calculating taxes as per defined in Business Rules to calculate taxes. As a result, incorrect tax amount was being calculated for ‘Pick Up at Store’ orders.

After Release

Now when ‘Pick Up at Store’ shipping method is selected on transaction (Cart/Quote), system will use reseller address saved under store setup to calculate taxes.

Company PO information is now being displayed in Transaction Details report on responsive store

A new column called ‘Company PO’ has been added in Spend Reports under Transaction Details in Responsive Store. This will enable end customers to run their own sales report using their PO numbers.

Changes in Price Rule Upload Wizard File

‘Price Rule for’ field is now mandatory. In case this field is left blank, the system will validate and display an appropriate message to user.

When trying to upload Price rule that already exists, system will display ‘Price rule already exists’ error

When trying to create a price rule for product that does not belong to either VARStreet or Custom catalog, then system will display ‘Mfr. Part or SKU# not exist’. Otherwise, system will accept this Price Rule.

Additions to Address Book functionality in VARStreet

User can now search addresses using word ‘Company’ or ‘Contact. If the user enters the word ‘Company’ then all the Company’s ‘Bill To’ and ‘Ship To’ address will get displayed in Addresses

Similarly, if the user enters the word ‘Contact’ then all the Contact’s ‘Bill To’ and ‘Ship To’ addresses will be displayed in Addresses.

When moving addresses from Contact Address Book to Company Address Book, system will validate the data using zip codes to prevent duplicate entry in company address book.

System to Prompt User if there is a change in the freight charges in BackOffice

Before Release

Previously user was unaware if the freight charges were changing in a transaction in BackOffice.

After Release

In BackOffice, system will now prompt user whenever the freight charges changes while the user is still working on the transaction.

General Bug Fixes

Admin user couldn’t update “Margin %” Field for ‘Users’ without permission to create approval workflow

Before Release

Previously, admin user was not able to edit “Margin %” fields for ‘Users’ who didn’t have the permission to create approval workflow.

After Release

The issue has now been fixed. Now even if a sales rep has no permission to create approval workflow, Admin user can still edit margin of a ‘Users’.

Preferred Vendor in special pricing was not being default selected while creating PO if the Product was present in multiple special pricing

Before Release

Previously, the preferred vendor selected in special pricing for a product, was not being selected as default vendor while creating Purchase order if the same product was present in multiple special pricings.

After Release

The issue has now been fixed. The preferred vendor will be default selected at the time of creating a PO in VARStreet.

Inability to View Awaiting Approval Transactions (Quote and SO) Page in A2Q App

Before Release

Previously, user was not able to view Awaiting Approval transactions (Quote and SO) page in VARStreet’s A2Q (Mobile quoting) App.

After Release

Now user can view Awaiting Approval transactions (Quote and SO) page in VARStreet’s A2Q (Mobile quoting) App.

In CRM Module, System was displaying Notes as well as Activities on Activity Listing Page

Before Release

Previously, under CRM module, system was displaying both Notes and Activities on Activity Listing Page.

After Release

The issue has now been fixed. In Advanced Search, a new dropdown called ‘Activity Type’ with menu items ‘Activity’ and ‘Note’, have been introduced in Activity Listing Page. By default, the dropdown will display ‘Activity’ filter.

The user can view ‘Notes’ in Activity listing page by selecting ‘Note’ filter in dropdown.

Inability to save Email-id with Apostrophe character for New Contact

Before Release

Previously, user could not enter email-id with apostrophe character while creating new contact.

After Release

The issue has now been fixed. Now user can enter email-id with apostrophe character while creating new contact. For instance email address such as John.O’[email protected] can be entered for new Contact.

Dropship Flag was not being copied while copying a transactions

Before Release

Previously, when user was creating a new SO by copying an existing SO, the dropship flag setup at Contact’s shipping address was not being copied.

After Release

The issue has been fixed. Now whenever a user is creating a new SO, by copying from an existing SO, the dropship flag setup in Contact’s shipping address will be copied.

Distributor getting deactivated

Before Release

Previously in Distributor setup, after changing the sort order of a distributor, existing distributor(s) was getting deactivated.

After Release

The issue has now been fixed. Now in Distributor setup, after changing the sort order of distributor, the existing distributor(s) will not get deactivated.

Negative prices of products whose margin was set more than 100% in price rule

Before Release

Previously, in ‘Price Rule’, system was accepting more than 100% as ‘Value’, as a result, the prices of products were becoming negative. Also more than 100% value was being accepted in ‘Minimum Margin %’ and ‘Discount Percentage’ Fields.

After Release

The issue has now been fixed. In ‘Price Rule’ system will always accept less than 100% as Value in for margin and up to 100% for discount value rules.

Product Search Listing Page not Rendering Properly on Responsive Store

Before Release

While loading the product listing page, it was not rendering properly on Responsive store. There were unusual gaps between products. This was happening due to slow internet connection

After Release

The issue has now been fixed. The load interval time has been increased slightly so as to render and refresh page properly on store

Allowed Countries not Visible in ‘Country’ Dropdown when creating new Customer/ Contact

Before Release

Previously, allowed countries under store setup were not getting populated in ‘Country’ dropdown when creating new Customer/Contact.

After Release

The issue has now been fixed. Now allowed countries from store setup will get populated in ‘Country’ dropdown while creating new Customer/Contact.

CRM Module - Names of Sales Reps were not being Populated in Inside Sales Rep and Outside Sales Rep Dropdown

Before Release

Previously, names of sales reps (in CRM module under opportunities – advance search) were not being populated in Inside Sales Rep and Outside Sales Rep Dropdown boxes.

After Release

The issue has now been fixed. Now the names of sales reps (in CRM module under opportunities – advance search) is being populated in Inside Sales Rep and Outside Sales Rep Dropdown boxes.

Bundle Component prices were not displayed upto 2 Decimal Places on Responsive Store

Before Release

Bundle component prices were not displayed with two decimal places on Responsive store.

After Release

The issue has been resolved. Now bundle component prices will be displayed up to two decimal places on responsive store.