change log
All the HikaShop team puts a lot of energy in this project and works every day to improve the component and your user experience, by adding new features and fixing bugs.

We advise you to update HikaAuction each month to enjoy the latest version.
(You can download the package in your member area or click on the automatic update button directly on your back-end.)

Here is the list of each release since we started the HikaAuction adventure...

 

HikaAuction 3.0.0

Release date : October 17, 2018

Required HikaShop version : 4.0 or newer

  • Features
    • We have created a new "Auction Mode" option
    • We have added a new "English auctions" auction mode
    • Wa have added the "Vickrey auctions" auction mode which was used by default by HikaAuction seens the beginning
    • The customer bidding history listing was redesigned
    • HikaAuction will now support Joomla! 4 alpha versions
    • We have created a back-end auction detail page to properly monitor auctions
    • We have created a tile for basic HikaAuction options through Hikashop product configuration page
  • Improvements
    • The displaying of the auction page was adapted and improved
    • The logo for the Customer bidding history was changed
    • The Customer bidding history is now responsive
    • We improved the displaying of HikaAuction toolbar buttons
    • We have improved the displaying of HikaAuction's back-end listing page
    • The Customer bidding history is now responsive
    • We have improved the displaying of HikaAuction's configuration page
    • The displaying of auction pages was improved according to Hikashop styles
    • The displaying of the back-end auction listing was improved
    • The the displaying of the winning price was improved
    • The code of auction bidding history was improved was improved
    • We have added a status column for every bidding history table
    • We improved the winning bid displayed through bidding histories based on the auction mode
    • The displaying of user and winning bids through the front-end auction history was improved
    • The "Anonymous history" option was improved
  • Fixes
    • We fixed an issue we had with new back-end toolbar buttons
    • We fixed an issue we had with the pagination of the back-end auction listing
    • We fixed a pagination issue that was happening through the Customer bidding history
    • We replaced calls to the JArrayHelper::toInteger function to hikashop_toInteger
    • We fixed an issue we had between the compatibility between jDatabaseQuery and Joomla! 4
    • The JFactory:getXML function is deprecated so we now use simple_xml_loadfile
    • We fixed JRequest calls for Joomla! 4 compatibility
    • We improved emails that were sent to the second winner of the auction when the actual winner give up on the auction
    • We fixed an issue we had regarding the calculation of the number of sales through the back-end auction listing
    • We fixed an issue we had with the first bids on an Auction when bids amount equals to the starting price

HikaAuction 2.1.2

Release date : April 13, 2018

Required HikaShop version : 3.4.0 or newer

  • Features
    • We have added the support of the new hikashop checkout workflow system
  • Improvements
    • We have improved the checkout workflow configuration displaying
    • We have added an additional translation key to customize the Auction checkout step
    • We have added more CSS class through the Auction checkout step view

HikaAuction 2.1.1

Release date : January 05, 2018

Required HikaShop version : 3.2.2 or newer

  • Features
    • We have added a User Bidding History that will be displayed through Hikashop's user control panel
    • We have added a "Display user bidding history button" option that will control the displaying of the "User Bidding History" through Hikashop's user control panel
    • We have added a "Version" option through HikaAuction configuration page
    • We now support the new Hikashop "Email Preview" feature
    • We have added the compatibility of HikaAuction with the Hikashop "Check database" feature
    • We now display auction starting and finished date at the end of the auction.
  • Improvements
    • We replaced Jrequest deprecated functions by HikaInupt functions
    • We have added compatibility with the new HikaMarket interface
    • We have added more CSS classes through the auction page to improve the ability to customize that page
    • We have added a compatibility with watchful
  • Fixes
    • We are now compatible with the Hikashop "Floating taxes" mode

HikaAuction 2.1.0

Release date : September 21, 2017

Required HikaShop version : 3.2.0 or newer

  • Features
    • We have added the possibility to create back-end HikaAuction menus when using the last Joomla version
    • New "Display minimum bidding price" option
    • New "Display current winning price" option
    • New "Change urgent auction displaying" option
    • New "Remaining time to be urgent" option
    • New "Bid button CSS" option handling the bid button CSS class
  • Improvements
    • We have added precisions and check for the "Use hikashop checkout" option
    • We have added checks and the displaying of error messages if the configuration isn't properly configured based on the checkout legacy option and Hikashop's version
    • We now properly handle product taxes via starting / current price
    • We improved the way the auction history was displaying bids
    • We improved the way the different auction prices and timer were displaying
    • We now have a new Bid button compatible with last Hikashop versions
  • Fixes
    • We fixed an issue we had with the winner link sent to customers
    • We fixed an issue which enabled Auction winners to create several "created" orders using the auction payment link

HikaAuction 2.0.1

Release date : May 22, 2017

Required HikaShop version : 3.0.0 or newer

  • Features
    • We now display a link to the registration page through the auction product page to enable customers to directly be redirected to the registration page and then come back to bid
  • Improvements
    • We now correctly handle Auctions that are not available for the moment
  • Fixes
    • We now correctly add the auction current price that is supposed to be added through the Auction checkout workflow

HikaAuction 2.0.0

Release date : January 18, 2017

Required HikaShop version : 3.0.0 or newer

  • Features
    • New "Winner links" which enable customers to directly pay though the Hikashop Checkout with his auction product in his cart
    • New "HikaAuction Give up" checkout step that can be added through the Hikashop checkout workflow, and which will enable you to choose if you want your customers to give up on their auction or not
    • New "Checkout workflow" configuration option which enable you to override the Hikashop checkout workflow when your customers will pay their auction
    • New "Use Hikashop Checkout" configuration option which enable you to use the Hikashop checkout workflow so that your customers can pay their auction using the checkout workflow and not their order listing
  • Improvements
    • We re-organized and improved the displaying of HikaAuction configuration page
    • We Improved the displaying of HikaAuction Emails which will now correctly add a link to that product auction
    • We Improved the displaying of HikaAuction winner email so that it will automatically choose and send the good payment link (Payment via Hikashop order listing or Hikashop checkout workflow)
  • Fixes
    • We fixed an issue with the displaying of Emails
    • We fixed an issue that was happening when Auctions were closing

HikaAuction 1.2.1

Release date : August 29, 2016

Required HikaShop version : 2.6.3 or newer

  • Features
    • New "Extend bidding time" option
    • New "Remaining time to extend bidding time" option
    • New "Extend bidding time by" option
  • Improvements
    • We Improved the displaying of the auction outbid email
  • Fixes
    • We fixed an issue with the displaying of Email subjects

HikaAuction 1.2.0

Release date : July 15, 2016

Required HikaShop version : 2.6.3 or newer

  • Features
    • New "Bid increment" option for each product configuration page
    • New "Show auction price in listing" option
    • New "Anonymous history" option (choose if you want an anonymous auction history)
    • New "History User Bidding name" option (Choose how you want your customers to be identified through the auction history)
  • Improvements
    • We cleared the productauction/show_auction view
    • We improved the displaying of the Auction History
    • We added a dutch translation file
    • We optimized the sending process of HikaAuction emails
    • We added a check for Bids that are made when the auction is finished
  • Fixes
    • We fixed an issue we had with the displaying of the final price through the auction page
    • We fixed an issue that some of our customers had with Auction emails sent to multiple recipient

HikaAuction 1.1.0

Release date : April 19, 2016

Required HikaShop version : 2.6.2 or newer

  • Features
    • We added a "Cron Check Period" option to add a verification period of finished auctions
    • We added a "Cron Queue Period" option to add a verification period of Emails related to auctions to be sent
  • Improvements
    • Adaptation of the Front-end display
    • Improved the redirection to the order payment method choice
    • We added Microdatas on the Auction page
    • Changes that will be made through the HikaAuction emails configuration page ("Hikashop->System->Emails") will now be taken into account
  • Fixes
    • The side menus are now correctly displayed through the Auction page
    • We fixed an issue we had with the Documentation button through "HikaAuction->Documentation"
    • We fixed a SEF issue we had with the link of the BID and LOGIN buttons that was causing 404 error pages.
    • Emails will now be automatically and correctly initialized at the HikaAuction installation
    • We fixed an issue that we were facing when installing HikaAuction a second time with the creation of HikaAuction default menu

HikaAuction 1.0.0

Release date : December, 01 2015