1/21/2015

New Features / Enhancements

  • New and Sale options are now available in layered navigation, allowing shoppers to filter by New/Sale products. Options can be enabled under System / Configuration > Catalog > Catalog > Layered Navigation (Specials Filter Enabled & New Filter Enabled).
  • Ability to disallow purchase of specific items. Global default of “In-Store Exclusive” can be changed under System / Configuration > Catalog > Catalog > Disable Purchase. Individual products can be disabled for purchase in the new Disable Purchase tab in the Product Editor (under Catalog / Manage Products).
  • Support for product schema and Google Rich Snippets
  • New option theme to display images with grouped product children on the product detail page (System / Configuration > NCR Retail Online > Theme Settings > Product Options > Display Images for Grouped Products)
  • Previously, up to 2 related items were uploaded for each product, from the substitute items defined for each product in Counterpoint. Now, you have a choice on whether to upload related items from Counterpoint, or maintain related items from within the NRO Admin Panel (System / Configuration > NCR Retail Online > NCR Importer Configuration).
  • Layered navigation filters now take into account the stock status for configurable product options
  • Option to enforce a phone number mask for all shopper phone numbers (System / Configuration > Customers > Customer Configuration > Phone Number Options)
  • You can now select whether ‘More View’ in the image gallery for configurable products appears above or below the attribute-specific image (System / Configuration > Catalog > Catalog > Gallery Options > Location of “More Views” Block)
  • New option to pre-select the first color displayed in the product image gallery for configurable products that vary by color (System / Configuration > Catalog > Catalog > Configurable Item Options > Auto-select First Attribute)
  • New categories uploaded from Counterpoint now have ‘Use Parent Category Settings’ set to Yes by default
  • Image swapping for configurable products has been improved to account for special characters and varying case in atttributes values
  • Sint Marten and Curacao have been added to the list of countries
  • Description is no longer a required product attribute
  • Unknown region/states entered by shopper now download to Counterpoint as INT, to avoid import errors
  • With the help of paid Professional Services, you can now upload product tax classes from Counterpoint tax categories, allowing you to support product-specific taxation rates
  • With the help of paid Professional Services, you can now control the visibility of specific items (for example, allow all products to appear in the catalog, but suppress clearance items from appearing in search results)

Fixed

  • Prices no longer appear in the dropdown option selection lists for configurable products when all options are the same price
  • Product short descriptions display line breaks in unexpected locations
  • Configurable product images don’t swap correctly if any color name contains a hyphen
  • Tax calculation doesn’t work when shopper enters a US 9-digit ZIP code
  • Price displays twice on product page for configurable products
  • Configurable product options initially display as Out Of Stock on the product detail page if the configurable option contains parentheses
  • Display issue on Reviews page for grouped products causes ‘Back to main product’ link to appear behind the product table
  • Categories created via the NRO Admin Panel do not retain product associations after upload from Counterpoint
  • Incomplete customer records can download repeatedly to Counterpoint, causing download slowdowns
  • Product URLs sometimes contain ‘root-catalog/default-category/’ in the category path
  • Duplicate emails can be sent if the shopper’s browser times out when communicating with NCR Secure Pay
  • Empty attribute values are sometimes added during upload from Counterpoint
  • Under certain conditions an error occurs in the layered navigation, causing the page to stop rendering in the middle of the navigation
  • USPS international shipping methods (Priority Mail International & Priority Mail Express International) are not recorded correctly
  • Under certain conditions, the shopping cart doesn’t empty when an order is placed
  • NCR Secure Pay passwords containing special characters can cause problems placing orders paid by credit card via the Admin Panel
  • Shoppers can’t submit orders that have a second billing address line if the store is configured to use AVS with NCR Secure Pay
  • When Counterpoint is configured to use Business contacts (i.e. company name format), customer names do not always import correctly from NRO
  • CAPTCHA error displayed on storefront when creating a new account
  • Under certain conditions, prices for configurable product options are displayed incorrectly on the product detail page
  • Order import error occur when a configurable product on an order contains a quote in the Counterpoint item number
  • Enabling multiple currencies in the storefront causes display issues with pricing for configurable products