• Topics
  • Admin API
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  • Checkout
  • Customers
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  • Gift Cards
  • Metadata
  • Notifications
  • Offers
  • Orders
  • Payments
  • Products
  • Reports
  • Settings
  • Storefront
  • Storefront API
  • Subscriptions
  • Support
  • Taxes
  • Themes
  • Webhooks
  • 2024/06/05

    NotificationsFulfillmentProductsThemes

    New Features

    • New customer notifications have been added when orders are Out for Delivery and Delivered to keep customers updated on their shipment statuses. This is supported for stores with Delivery Tracking app installed. 
    • Theme settings now feature a live preview to see your changes while you edit, to make the storefront theme editing experience more intuitive and interactive for users.
    • Product cost per item can now be added to calculate COGS on orders so that merchants can integrate their raw costs into external services to track ROI.

    Improvements

    • Shipping carrier names have been improved system-wide to display more friendly names.
    • FirstMile has been added as a core fulfillment carrier with mapping support from Shipstation to map to external services such as PayPal and Delivery Tracking.
    • 4PX has been added as a core fulfillment carrier with mapping support from Shipstation to map to external services such as PayPal and Delivery Tracking.
    • Product SKUs are now shown on the order detail view to more easily surface exactly which product SKU has been purchased by the customer.

    Bug Fixes

    • Fixed an issue where we ocassionally get multiple delivered events from providers and create multiple fulfillment delivered events.
    • Fixed a UI issue when creating offers when using the Discount is a fixed amount off of the product's value incentive.
    • Fixed an issue that caused the order confirmation email not to be sent if the order was completely digital.
  • 2024/05/08

    FulfillmentDashboardAdmin APIThemesStorefront

    New Features

    • Introducing 3PL Central as a new fully integrated Fulfillment Sevice App allowing merchants to automate their fulfillment flow with warehouse providers using 3PL Central WMS. 
    • Developers can now subscribe to webhook events for gateway.created and gateway.updated to stay up to date with store payment gateway configuration changes.
    • Customer Accounts now have a new setting to disable Support Ticketing for merchants that don't use our internal ticketing functionality.

    Improvements

    • Theme developers now have the ability to create settings for Product Categories that can be used to dynamically populate storefront theme templates.
    • The Dashboard Create Order form now follows the cart max items setting so it's consistent with the storefront when adding products an order.
    • We've now added YunExpress as a core fulfillment carrier and also now automatically detect and map YunExpress tracking codes through the ShipStation app.
    • It's now possible to pass multiple stockrecords when creating a product to simplify the workflow of external systems creating products in a store catalogue.
    • We've improved the logic and process of notification to Fulfillment Service Apps when they have many new fulfillments available waiting to be accepted.
    • The partner_transaction_id field has been removed from the Admin API to improve clarity for external API data consumers.
    • We refactored the customer selection and creation UI on Gift Cards to follow the Create Order UI for UX consistency.
    • Product structure has been removed from the Admin API for increased clarity.
    • We've improved thumbnail generation and handling for Campaigns App to support images with transparent backgrounds.

    Bug Fixes

    • Fixed an issue in the storefront checkout flow where the customer email address field disappeared when navigating back to the information step from the payment step.
    • Fixed an issue with duplicate product categories causing a 500 error instead of a standard validation error.
    • Fixed an edge case that prevented parent products that have variants from being able to be deleted.
    • Fixed an edge case where decline throttle settings did not work properly if a payment gateway was not active.
    • Fixed an issue where the customer's first address added through the Dashboard was not set as the default shipping and billing address.
  • 2024/03/27

    ReportsSubscriptionsThemesStorefront

    New Features

    • Introducing a new Subscriptions Retention report that is fully filterable to see your subscriber retention cohorts based on any subscription filter attribute.
    • Theme developers can now create settings for single or multi-products used in the default templates for more robust configurable themes. 
    • Storefront now features dashboard configurable menus that automatically populate in storefront themes for an easier merchant store configuration experience.

    Improvements

    • All dashboard list views and reports now exclude empty querystrings while filtering for more clear user experience and shorter urls for sharing.
    • Fixed several non-intuitive UX issues with the subscription payment update flow in storefront for improved ease of use.
    • Campaigns list view is now automatically sorted to show your most recently created campaigns first as they are more likely to be in use and actively being worked on.
    • We've changed the global theme context of basket to cart for more consistency across the platform and naming conventions.
    • Theme Kit now automatically handles and recovers when it encounters a rate limit error while pushing and pulling large sets of theme files.

    Bug Fixes

    • Fixed an issue causing a 500 error when viewing a customer in the dashboard.
    • Fixed an issue that occasionally happened with rapid successive API requests with a customer address.
  • 2024/02/29

    FulfillmentCheckoutAdmin APIThemesPaymentsSettings

    New Features

    • Introducing support for AirWallex, a new payment gateway for bankcard payments specializing in cross-border payments around the world.
    • Tracked shipment events can now be uploaded to a new Fulfillment Events API that broadens order life-cycle tracking and reporting capabilities all the way to delivery.
    • Theme developers can now query store objects with a more flexible and powerful where template tag that allows object types, lookup expressions, and variables to passed into.
    • Merchants can now configure storefront Customer Accounts to enable or restrict customers from self-managing their subscription next renewal dates or recurring schedule. 
    • The storefront checkout flow now has a more optimized flow for digital only orders that do not require shipping addresses or shipping methods.

    Improvements

    • Email sending domain setup flow has been simplified and improved to ease the setup of new email sending domains.
    • Subscription action modals have been updated to be standard modals for improved UX and consistency.
    • Campaigns App now uses the latest Admin API version 2024-04-01 for all of its interaction with the store platform when creating orders.
    • We now track events on subscriptions when the associated payment method is updated by the customer in their storefront account.

    Bug Fixes

    • Fixed a few edge cases with Campaigns API rate limiting to improve rate limit handling while under attack.
    • Fixed a typo in store API for correctness.
    • Fixed an issue with cloning campaigns to always select the proper gateway group.
  • 2023/2/15

    SubscriptionsThemesPaymentsProducts

    New Features

    • Introducing Klarna and iDeaL Payments through Stripe as alternative payment methods.  These methods can now be enabled on the store checkout and Admin API payment flows.
    • Storefront Themes have been migrated to use a new GraphQL Storefront API, with the storefront sidecart now able to be controlled by themes, unlocking it for customization.
    • Product Variants (child products) can now be created and managed through the Admin API.

    Improvements

    • Content "excerpts" have been removed across the platform in an effort to make the UI more clear and easier to use.
    • The subscription renewal process has had several improvements to handle more edge case scenarios preventing renewal orders being created incorrectly.
    • All "Advanced" search buttons have now be renamed to "Filters" for improved UI clarity and consistency.

    Bug Fixes

    • Improved Checkout CSS to fix minor display issues on Firefox.
    • Fixed an edge case that caused an Order to not be created after a successful PayPal transaction.
    • Fixed an issue causing the available Apps to not show all.