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VARStreet Release Note - Version 19.5

Published on Saturday, 9th February 2019

Enhancements

Changes in Info-matrix Widget for Responsive Store

  • Introduced Upload / pick image functionality while uploading tile image. A new button called ‘Pick Image’ has been introduced in Info Matrix Widget. Clicking on this button will allow user to directly pick and upload image from Image Library.

To access this button go to->
BO>>eCommerce>>Store>>Customization>>rStore>>Widgets>>View All>>InfoMatrix>> New Tile>>Pick Image

  • Tiles will be resized row-wise as per the largest size of the tile.

Introduced Password Reset Functionality on Responsive Store

Before Release

On responsive store, whenever the end customer was clicking on ‘Forgot password link’ on login page, system was sending the password in the email to the user.

After Release

Now, on responsive store, whenever the end customer clicks ‘Forgot password link’, system will send a ‘reset password’ link on his email id. Using this link, the end customer can now reset (change) his password. This ‘reset password’ link will expire after 24 hours.

Introduced two New Email Notifications Templates to Implement ‘Reset Password’ Functionality for Responsive Store

  • Two new email notification templates called ‘Reset Password’ and ‘Reset Password Acknowledgement’ have been introduced in Email Templates list.

To access these new email notification templates go to->
BO>>eCommerce>>Store>>Setup>>rstore (edit)>>Notification>>’Reset Password/Reset Password Acknowledgement.

  • The ‘Reset Password’ email will be triggered when the customer clicks on ‘Request Reset Link’. This email will allow the customer to change the password.
  • The ‘Reset Password Acknowledgement’ email will be triggered when the password has been reset successfully.

'Customer Id’ is now being displayed to Identify Duplicate customer record

Now a Customer Id (in brackets) will be visible beside Customer Name in Questionaire, Discount Coupon, Customer/Contact and Store Messages.

Use Case - Previously, user was finding it difficult to identify customers with same name. Hence, to resolve this issue, a unique Customer Id will be generated by the system and appear beside Customer Name.

Introduced New Privilege for a user to be able to define (Discount / Discount Coupon /Sell/Handling /Freight)?

A new privilege called Can user define Rules (Discount/Discount Coupon/Sell/Handling/Freight)?’ has been introduced for VARStreet users.

To access this privilege go to-->
BO>>Admin>>Account Profile>>Users>>Privileges

When this privilege flag is not checked, the ‘Rules Menu’ will not be visible for that user.

Also, whenever a non-admin user tries to access the Rules menu, a message highlighting ‘restricted access’ will be displayed.

Use Case - Previously, any sales rep was able to access several administrative features like create/delete discounts, freight, handling rules etc. This new privilege has been introduced in order to restrict access of non-admin users.

Changes in Contact and Company Address Book for BackOffice

The label ‘Save as Default Address’ has been changed to ‘Save as Default Contact Address’ in Edit Screen of Contact Address Book for BackOffice.

The label ‘Save as Default Address’ has been changed to ‘Save as Default Company Address’ in Edit Screen of Company Address Book for BackOffice.

These changes will be automatically reflected in Address Book on Storefront (both New Store and Responsive store).

Report for Guest Cart now Available under eCommerce Tab

Before Release

Previously, ‘report for guest cart’ was available in Sales Report and Sales Summary Report.

After Release

Now, ‘report for guest cart’ will be available under eCommerce Tab. Guest Carts with customer/contact information will be displayed in the Report.

To access this Report go to-->
BO>>eCommerce>>Guest Cart

Introduced “Category Matrix Image (200px * 200px)” Option in Store Customization for rStore to Upload Images for Category Matrix Widget

Before Release

Previously users were using “Product Matrix Image (160 px * 160 px)” option in under Store Customization for Rstore to upload images for Category Matrix widget.

After Release

Now, a separate option called “Category Matrix Image (200px * 200px)” option in image library under Store Customization has been introduced for Rstore to upload images for Category Matrix Widget.

To access this new option go to-->
BO>>eCommerce>>Store>>Customization>>Content>>Image>>Add Image>>Image Type>>Category Matrix Image (200px * 200px).

Now PunchOut Customers for Rstore Cannot Submit Cart with $0 Products

Before Release

Previously, PunchOut customers for Rstore could submit cart with $0 products.

After Release

Now PunchOut customers for Rstore could not submit cart with $0 products. Now they can only ‘Request a Quote’ for $0 products in cart.

Now Quotes with ‘Requested Status’ on Store are Non-Editable

Before Release

Previously, Quotes with ‘Requested Status’ on Store under ‘My Accounts’ were editable.

After Release

Now Quotes with ‘Requested Status’ on Store under ‘My Accounts’ are non-editable. These Quotes can only be previewed by end customers. Once the sales order responds to the Quotes, the customer can checkout those transactions

System to Display “CLOSED (RFQ)’ status for Carts created from Quote

Before Release

Previously, there was no status for carts that were created from quote.

After Release

Now, system will display ‘CLOSED (RFQ)’ status for carts that have been created from quote. The cart will also contain quote reference. This status has been introduced to keep track of carts that have been created from quote.

General Bug Fixes

Blank page is displayed with header and footer for Deleted Custom Pages on Responsive Store

Before Release

Previously, whenever any end customer was accessing custom pages that were deleted from store customization, system was displaying blank page with header and footer.

After Release

Now whenever an end customer will access custom pages that has been deleted, system will display ‘Page not found’ text.

Unable to Copy and Send Product Comparison Page URL on Responsive Store

Before Release

On responsive store, product comparison page URL was a generic URL. Hence the end customer was unable to copy and open it in another browser.

After Release

Now on responsive store, product comparison page URL is specific/detailed URL, containing ids of products that have been selected for comparison. So now the end customer can copy the URL and open it in another system or browser.

‘Stock’ Filter was not Visible in Responsive Store’s Mobile View

Before Release

Previously, ‘Stock’ filters were not being displayed in mobile view of Responsive store.

After Release

The issue has now been fixed. Now ‘Stock’ filter is being displayed on mobile view of Responsive store.

On Responsive Store, Favicon icon was not being displayed on First Load of Store

Before Release

Previously, on Responsive Store, Favicon icon was not being displayed on first load of store.

After Release

Now, on Responsive store, Favicon icon is being displayed as the store loads.

System Preventing User (Sales Rep) to Enter Multiple Email-IDs in Secondary Email Field of Users Page

Before Release

Previously, system was preventing user (sales rep) to enter multiple email-ids in secondary email field under ‘Personal Details’ of Users Page. The user could enter just one email-id in secondary email field

After Release

The issue has now been fixed. Now, system will allow user (sales rep) to enter multiple email-ids in secondary email field under ‘Personal Details’ of Users Page.

Comments Entered on Cart Page was not being retained on Responsive Store

Before Release

Previously, comments entered in a Cart was not being retained during checkout. In other words, comments were getting saved only when a user would click on ‘Continue Checkout’ or ‘Quick Checkout’ button. Comments were not being retained when performing other activities such as PDF, Print, Save and Copy button.

After Release

The issue has now been resolved. Now, comments entered will be retained irrespective of the activities you perform on Cart Page.