Release Notes

All modifications at a glance

The release notes are an overview of all new features, improvements and software issue fixes for the ePages shop software.

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Release notes for ePages

ePages 7.38.0

Improvements

Amazon Pay: implement strong customer authentication - AD-9300

Amazon introduced strong customer authentication for Amazon Pay.

ePages 7.37.0

Improvements

Provide image width and height information with product API endpoints - UNITY-5554

The Product API now provides the image dimensions along with the URL in order to prevent “page jumps” during loading.

Shop search statistics in Google Analytics - EPC893

Google Analytics provides sophisticated statistic and analytic functionality. Now search terms used by customers on the web site are transferred to Google Analytics. Using the functionality the merchant gets comprehensive overview what his customers are looking for and what their needs are.

Bugfixes

Remove structured data for cross selling and related products - EPC913

We had previously included structured data for cross selling and related products. We have rectified this as it had no connection to the actual product.

Added missing structured data to start page - EPC1175

For products with reviews “itemReviewed” was missing.

ePages 7.36.0

Improvements

Make stock level of master products editable - UNITY-5318

It is now possible to edit the stock level of the master product. We have also improved/changed the display for stock level and prices of variation products in the administration.

Make information page names consistent - UNITY-5448

We renamed the “Dispatch and delivery” page to “Payment and shipping” in order to be consistent across multiple languages.

ePages Now: Display dispatch date on invoice - UNITY-5514

We now display the dispatch date additionally to all other information on the invoice.

ePages 7.35.0

Improvements

Changes in fixed price offer handling - UNITY-5445

Since 01.04.19. Fixed price offers can only have “Good ’til canceled” as a duration. We made changes to reflect this in the UI of the shop administration.

ePages 7.34.0

Bugfixes

Changed handling of minimum stock level - EPC-1047

We display the warning when the minimum stock level is reached instead of when the stock level becomes lower.

ePages 7.33.0

Improvements

Make app count on administration pages less irritating - UNITY-5348

Usually a notification disappears once it has been clicked. We implemented this behaviour for the app notification in the administration.

Bugfixes

Payment icons in the checkout out of proportion on mobile devices - UNITY-5363

ePages 7.32.0

Improvements

REST API: New scope and endpoint to read the cart history - AD-9038

This introduces a new scope and endpoints to read all cart data.This helps merchants to reengage with endcustomers that left their cart and did not complete the checkout.

Input field for PEC in italian shops - AD-9183

To be able to comply with the new regulations concerning electronic ivoices in Italy, merchants need to offer an input field for PEC addresses. We have renamed the field Business email for italian shops, and added it to the default registration set.

Bugfixes

Coupon still valid even if conditions don´t apply any more - UNITY-4734

If a coupon would be only valid if a certain payment method was used, it was possible for the end customers to circumvent this by changing the payment method later. We now do a complete recalculate of the basket applying the actual conditions and thus removing the coupon.

Klarna: Wrong link to the Klarna administration is used - UNITY-5040

The correct link to the Klarna administration is now used.

Wrong link behind icon in the customer area - UNITY-5263

The “customer” icon in the customer area used to lead to an external landing page. Now it leads to the customer overview page.

ePages 7.31.0

Improvements

ePages Now: Display relevant apps in context - UNITY-5122

We give the merchant easier access to relevant apps in any context. We display an icon on top of the page indicating the number of available relevant apps. Upon clicking a layer with additional info opens, where the merchant can start the installation of the App.

Change naming of Google AdWords - UNITY-5126

Google has renamed AdWords to Ads. We have followed this.

Video tutorials in the help section - UNITY-5143

The first video tutorials now appear in the help section, so that core functionalities are easier to understand and work with. We will add to these regularily.

ePages Now: Add all EU countries to the list of available countries - UNITY-5181

To make sure that new merchants don´t get into legal trouble concerning the EUs ban on geoblocking, we have added all EU countries to new shops provisioned inside the EU.

Bugfixes

ePages base: Text area for product description not accessible - AD-9001

A setting of the editor in use had made it difficult to get a prompt in the text area in certain circumstances.

Unity-MBO: Error deleting the Trusted Shop ID with more languages installed - UNITY-4932

Fixes in issue when trying to delete aTrusted Shops ID in a multilanuage context.

ePages Now: Display dispatch date on packing slip - UNITY-5138

We now display the dispatch date additionally to all other information on the packing slip.

ePages Now: don´t display invisible products in cross selling - UNITY-5166

Products that are set to “Not visible” would be displayed inthe cross selling slider nevertheless.

Now SF: Alignment of product description is not respected -UNITY-4005

Fixes an issue with the aligned of product descriptions that were imported via the REST API.

ePages 7.30.0

Features

ePages Now: Variations Detail page in administration - UNITY-5081

Product numbers are now included in the While the variations table makes variation handling easy and simple. It reaches its limit when it comes to changing descriptions, categories, etc.. for single variations. Thus we introduced a new page where all of this can be edited dedicatedly, while still keeping the table in place.

Attaching legal documents to emails - UNITY-4887

Merchants can now attach legal documents to order status emails. We generate pdfs of the legal pages every time they are changed.

Improvements

ePages Now: Information about resetting the tax matrix - UNITY-4665

We introduced the possibility to customise the tax matrix earlier. Customers have been difficulties resetting it to the default values.
We have added a notification that helps our merchants find their way.

Bugfixes

Floating elements blocking close button of cookie notice - AD-8994

Floating elements such as a trust badge, or the reCaptcha badge would overlay the close button of the cookie notice.
We moved the close button to the center on the next line, so that it is always reachable.

MBO: Shopping cart button cannot be edited - AD-9041

It was not possible to configure the color of the “Add to basket” button.

ePages Now: Adapt Amazon instructions to new workflow - UNITY-5075

The activation of billing address transfer has changed in the amazon interface. We have adjusted out description accordingly.

Unwanted video URL at product - UNITY-5097

Upon making an erroneous entry on the product detail page, a broken link would appear in the product video input field.

ePages 7.29.0

Improvements

Klarna / Sofort: rebranding - AD-8295

These design and wording changes follow the rebranding of Klarna and SOFORT in numerous markets.

Bugfixes

Incorrect formatting of the Google Analytics ID - AD-8964

Dashes were escaped leading to an inintelligible ID in the Shop which makes tracking impossible.

Password forgotten functionality broken - EPC-811

Requesting a new password would lead to a hard error.

Hard error while editing orders with a deposit - EPC-816

When editing orders that include a deposit in the administration merchants would experience a hard DB error.

Packlink: Appinstallation does not work properly - UNITY-5061

The app installation now works properly in all scenarios.

ePages 7.28.0

Improvements

US address validation in the administration - UNITY-4774

We already have a validation for US addresses in place during the checkout. We implemented this for customer addresses in the administration as well.

Notification about move of the cookie notice - UNITY-5019

We have moved the possibility to edit the cookie notice from its place in the administration to the content editor. We will display a notification on the MBO startpage to inform the merchants of this.

Move cookie notice to content editor - UNITY-4947

We have already included editing of the cookie notice in the content editor. With this issue we have also removed it from its previous location.

schema.org tags in order status email - EPC-242

We have introduced meta data about the actual order in order status mails such as, information about the shop, order status information, etc. This can be used by some mail clients and webmailers to display additional information in the email list directly.

Bugfixes

Not possible to complete shipping methods - UNITY-4990

In shops with the US tax matrix active it was not possible to use shipping methods of the type Fixed price.

Select box for reference unit broken - UNITY-4904

There was a display issue with the select box for reference units on the product page in the administration.

Download link after mobile checkout broken - EPC-167

We fixed an issue where the link to download a product was broken in the mobile checkout.

Unneeded hreflang tags - AD-8961

The hreflang tags were implemented in a way, that they showed up even if the shop only has one language.

DHL Versenden: No longer shows Packstation nearby - AD-8965

Resolved an issue with packstations not being displayed on Google Maps during the checkout when selecting DHL Versenden.

Display error in style Bonjour - AD-1110

The text of the TaC page in the mentioned style ran out of the viewport.

Minor layout bug in theme Fold - AD-2080

Once a product is added to the basket, the space between the basket element and the search in the navigation bar became too small.

Incomplete category grid - AD-8912

In the last row of a 4 column grid, under certain circumstances, there would only be 3 columns.

Make username in product reviews compliant with schema.org - EPC-403

Wrong reference price for bundles - EPC-565

The reference price was wrong on bundle products in the list display.

US address validation in the administration - UNITY-4774

We already have a validation for US addresses in place during the checkout. We implemented this for customer addresses in the administration as well.

Not possible to use FedEx if real time calculation is active - UNITY-4987

ePages 7.27.0

Improvements

New ebay authentication process - AD-8839

eBay has started implementing changes to the API, and introducing the so called Catalog API.
This leads to a new authentication process.
– Providers with application management: ePages will take care of the whole process
– Implementation partners: You will receive the necessary information through your account managers.
– Merchants: You will be notified in the administration and guided through the process of re-authentication.

ePages 7.26.0

Features

Display product numbers on invoices - UNITY-4843

Product numbers are now included in the invoice

Improvements

Improve visibility status display - UNITY-4825

We have changed the order of the table columns and changed the visibility icon for a better, quicker, and easier overview.

Bugfixes

Cross selling assignment broken in dutch shops - UNITY-4924

There was a language tag that was escaped incorrectly.

ePages 7.25.0

Improvements

Google Analytics checkout tracking - UNITY-4770

We have implemented the usage of Google Analytics enhanced ecommerce throughout the checkout, so that checkout funnuels can now be made visible in the analytics dashboard.

Bugfixes

Google Adwords: Order amount always tracked as 1 - AD-8794

The actual amount was incorrectly escaped, causing the issue.

Short URLs not shown in the Google search - AD-8583

This was caused by the way we had implemented hreflang. We changed the behaviour so that short URLs should appear again.

ePages 7.24.0

Features

Legal compliance for small merchants / §19 UStG - UNITY-4594

It is now possible to edit the tax information text on product pages etc. in order to be compliant with German §19 UStG. and / or other laws that touch taxation.

Notification about the availability of cross selling - UNITY-4588

Merchants are made aware of the cross selling feature on the administration start page once they reach a certain amount of products in their shop.

Show customers VAT-ID on the invoice - AD-8737

In some countries it is required that the end customers VAT-ID should show up on any invoice. We display it if it exists on the billing address.

Improvements

Implementation of reCaptcha - EPC-418

Spam protection via reCaptcha for Forms in the shop

Bugfixes

Not possible to change "From" address in email events - UNITY-4659

it is now possible to edit the “from” address for email events again

Erroneous appearance of the energy label - UNITY-4655

Under certain very rare circumstances it was possible that an energy label appears in the shop even though it had not previously been set at the product

Difficulties while deleting the energy label - UNITY-4654

when deleting an already uploaded energy label, and then saving again without reloading the page the energy efficiency class would not be removed from the product and thus be displayed in the shop

Incorrect handliing of Monaco VAT-IDs - AD-8725

VAT-IDs from Monace had been rejected by the system. This has been amended.

ePages 7.23.0

Improvements

Tax matrix editing - UNITY-4565

While we supply default tax matrixes for any country our merchants are located in, it is still difficult to account for all exceptions and special cases that are in place worldwide. Thus we decided to enable our merchants to edit their tax matrix should the need arise.

Changed the lenght limit for meta description - UNITY-4533

Google expanded the maximum lenght of the meta description to 320 characters. We followed suit.

ePages 7.22.0

Features

Google Adwords - UNITY-4480

It is now possible to track adword campaigns in ePages Now

Google Adwords for ePages Now - UNITY-2652

Adwords tracking is now possible in ePages Now.

Paypal Plus: Switch to ‘Integrated signup’ flow - AD-8501

PayPals “integrated signup flow” is now used. This improves and fastens the creation of a Paypal account (or the connection of an existing one). We are in addition showing more comprehensive information on the PayPay account status.

ePages 7.21.0

Features

Energy Label - UNITY-4437

We introduced the legally required energy label to enable selling electronic devices

Favicon for StoreFront - UNITY-4421

It is now possible to upload a favicon, or generate one from the shop logo

Improvements

Increased the number of possible attribute values - UNITY-4497

Until now it was only possible to insert 10 attribute values. This has been made configurable with the standard setting being 20

Bugfixes

Editing price of master product - UNITY-3794

It is now possible to change the price of the master product. This price is then used for all newly created variations. Already existing variants remain untouched

Fixed design function for Basket button in ePages Base - AD-8476

Fixed design function for Basket button in ePages Base

Additional notes

Whenever ePages releases a new version, our partners gradually implement it. Ask your provider when you can begin using the latest version.

All information is subject to change.