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8.0.1.4 Release Notes


Global Changes and Localization


USPS now honors international ship-to addresses.


Paypal addresses, returned after a sale, are now checked to avoid a mismatch on abbreviations.


Topics in sites supporting multiple locales now load topics as expected.


Error messages in the checkout now respect any localization.

Admin Console

Navigation honors entities and sub-entities, whether published or unpublished.


Mailing manager now more robust, and filters have been added for segmented email marketing (“date of last order” and “products purchased”).


The HTML editor now allows scripts within content by default, and makes image management much more intuitive straight out of the box.


CMS is now robust for image upload, once the HTML editor is turned on.


New mapping capabilities for libraries, vectors and genres.


Improved information regarding the active version of the software is now available on the admin dashboard for the store owner. At the same time, redundant security alerts have been removed.

SEO and Analytics

Google Webmaster tools verification works out of the box.

Google Checkout and Google Analytics share information under latest Google conditions.

Miscellany

Improved breadcrumb management.


All Gift Card types (Physical, Certificate, Email) can now be fully used by guest, separate from purchaser.


Four-decimal-place rounding issues have now been fully resolved.


Kits now honor wholesale pricing on the out of box XML package.


Update Google Feed to support the new required <condition> element.


Full Text Search works throughout the store and honors full rules, including “noise words.”

Shipping

UPS negotiated rates work as intended.


Shipping import now works beyond UPS.


“Shipping by total” honors all shipping-related product settings.


Customers checking out with 'Other (non-US)' for the state will no longer run into issues getting realtime rates.


USPS now honors international ship-to addresses.


The shipping and tax estimator checks the shopper’s delivery zone to check for the potential of free shipping.


Fedex rates honor recent changes in the API.


USPS honors RateV4 as requested at www.usps.com/webtools/technical.htm

Checkout

Shoppingcart, login and checkout now work in harmony.


Guest shoppers can return and check out, retaining their anonymity.


Changing a ship-to address during the checkout process refreshes the real-time shipping cost.


The order confirmation page does not allow unauthorized shoppers (for example, if Paypal returns changed data).


Shoppers are neatly returned to signin.aspx to recover their authenticity.


Improved handling of allow/disallow PO Box deliveries through the checkout process.


Google Checkout and Google Analytics share information under latest Google conditions.


CheckoutShipping redirects shoppers to the one page checkout (when turned on) unless the shopper is carrying a PayPal session.


Error messages in the checkout now respect any localization.


Beyond checkout, when an order is changed, the original receipt remains archived, unchanged, for historical recording. A button allows the storeowner to update the receipt on demand.

Payment Gateways and Payment Methods

Full JetPay support, including “void” rules.


Paypal addresses, returned after a sale, are now checked to avoid a mismatch on abbreviations.


Core Google checkout changes with regard to anonymity are now successfully respected.


Support for Cardinal Commerce 3D Secure has been upgraded from 1.4 to 1.7.


Original BuySafe integration has been deprecated in anticipation of forthcoming moves to implement the latest buySAFE guarantees.


USAePay gateway now handles refunds in line with latest guidelines.

Promotions

Related products can be managed manually, or now work well with a dynamic behavioral algorithm.


Coupons now also have “not valid for these products . . .”


Coupons can now be told to ignore products which are on sale.

Presentation

Out-of-the-box theme has been modified, new hometopintro.


Watermarking of images is significantly improved.


Topics are now wholly removed from db on “delete.”


The HTML editor now allows scripts within content by default, and makes image management much more intuitive straight out of the box.


Custom 404 (Page not found) messaging has been improved.


Performance improvements for improved rendering of XML packages for entities and simple products.


Dramatically improved page load times (reduced image calls).

PCI Compliance and Security Reassurance

Tests reveal zero known XSS vulnerabilities and all potential phishing vulnerabilities are locked down.


03/04/2011 – McAfee passed the code as wholly PCI compliant and free of security vulnerabilities. ML8 is certified PCI compliant.


Tighter validation on out-of-the-box forms.


Shoppers are neatly returned to signin.aspx to recover their authenticity.