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 HikaShop 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 HikaShop adventure...

 

HikaShop 3.2.1

Release date : October, 20 2017

List of all the files changed between the 3.2.0 and the 3.2.1

Bug fixes (35)

  • The client id wasn't passed properly in the checkout for Google Analytics resulting in the match missing even though we've added some code for that in the 3.2.0
  • The "display limited to" system didn't work properly after validating an address with an error in the data filled in.
  • The BPost shipping plugin wasn't working properly since HikaShop 3. We've made it compatible with the legacy checkout. The new checkout will require a complete rewrite of the plugin code.
  • The prices were not editable in the backend interface on mobile devices.
  • The dates saving in HikaShop could potentially add an hour when the current date and the date saved would be in a different winter/summer time if your timezone uses the winter/summer time hour change.
  • The next button would not always go to the next step on the first try in some rare cases with the legacy checkout and had to be cliked twice.
  • The tax rates listing was counting the shipping/payment/coupon taxes twice in the totals for each order in the total tax amount of each rate.
  • The 3D secure page didn't work properly with the new checkout for the few payment plugins using it.
  • The "Have / Don't have" filter of user mass actions didn't handle the new table that was introduced in HikaShop 3.0.0 for the new order statuses system and could lead to odd results in some cases.
  • The coupon value could be wrong in the order notification email in some cases.
  • The stock message was not displayed properly on the product page for products with variants when the stock was set on the main product and not in the variants.
  • The saving of shipping information in the backend order edition could lead to a fatal error on PHP 7.1
  • We've added a fix for the payment block on the new checkout to support the credit cart JS messages.
  • There was a fatal error on the mass action system in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue for the "Notify customers" option of the "order auto cancel" plugin which wasn't correctly taken into account.
  • Link correction for the "Install / Update HikaShop" documentation page.
  • The configuration of custom order statuses with spaces and/or special characters didn't work properly with the new order status management interface.
  • The add to wishlist button could potentially be displayed on the comparison page even though the wishlist system was deactivated.
  • We've fixed a minor warning on the affiliate program page when the plugin is disabled.
  • We fixed a compatiblity issue we had between the infinite scrolling and votes.
  • The filters could potentially mess the display of the products listing when displayed on top of the listing.
  • The filter module might not redirect to the correct URL in some cases (PHP 7 , Joomla 3.7)
  • The options were not transferred with products when moved from one cart to another.
  • The new order status was not translated on some payment notification emails to the admin based on which payment method was used.
  • The order status was not translated on the order listings of reports.
  • When the checkout was a guest without address, in some cases it would require two clicks on the "finish" button instead of only one with the new checkout system.
  • The options were lost when moving items between a cart and a wishlist on the frontend cart/wishlist maanagement interfaces.
  • We had an issue with radio buttons in the backend of HikaShop on Joomla 2.5
  • Fix for Joomla 2.5 where JInput do not support getRaw.
  • We've fixed some typo on the USPS configuration screen.
  • We fixed the "clean report" button in the configuration.
  • We fixed the "see cron report" button in the configuration.
  • We optimized the USPS shipping plugin to properly take into account the First class mail "parcel" weight limit.
  • We fixed the category image upload system which was broken with HikaShop 3.2.0 initial build.
  • We fixed issues with JRequest when JInput is not available (before Joomla 2.5).
  • The rounding of taxes could be wrong in some rare cases with products with a discount applied.

Improvements (12)

  • We've improved the tag system in email subjects so that it is more versatile.
  • We added the stock in the input radios of the variants on the "table" selection mode as a data- attribute so that you can easily style them with CSS.
  • You can now modify the quantity while adding products from a wishlist into the cart.
  • We've improved a bit the Geolocation plugin so that the country is preselected when possible on the registration form.
  • We added the support of variants for the TaxCloud plugin.
  • We now support custom item fields on the variants listing on the product.
  • We made some changes so that the votes column on listings is not displayed when the vote feature is turned off in the HikaShop configuration regardless of the vote display setting of the module/menu item.
  • The notification system of the new add to cart system has been made more resilient to jQuery conflicts.
  • We now take into account the setting for the display of the price before it was converted to the current currency for the display of the retail price on the product page.
  • We've dissotiated the search groups translations from the backend translations so that you can customize them without impacting the backend interface.
  • We now take into account the quantity available on the product for the maximum quantity a user can select/enter in the quantity field of a product.
  • We're improved the display of error messages for the PayPlug plugin.
  • We improved the creation of the order statuses to prevent bad namekeys and properly display back the order status data in the form when an error happens during the save.

New features (6)

  • You can now create an order from a cart in the backend cart manager with a one click button.
  • We've updated all the icons of the user control panel so that they are more homogeneous and that the styles pack can override them in a proper manner.
  • The user control panel is now fully responsive.
  • We've added new options to the import page so that you can choose whether you want to store the images and files locally or not when running an import.
  • We've added an add to cart button on the wishlist display.
  • You can now choose whether you want to sort by ascending or descending order or both for each sorting field of a sort filter when you configure it.
  • You can now configure the cart module as a dropdown with a hover effect instead of a click effect to display/hide the details.

 

HikaShop 3.2.0

Release date : September, 01 2017

List of all the files changed between the 3.1.1 and the 3.2.0

Bug fixes (101)

  • We added a fix to allow the saving of the user default address in the backend.
  • The link to the order at the end of the checkout for guest checkout had either a wrong URL or was missing.
  • The deletable chekcbox filters' delete button would only remove the first selected value.
  • We now properly calculate the USPS shipping price returned from the USPS platform.
  • The quantity modification of products in the cart with a dropdown selector for the quantity didn't work properly with the new checkout.
  • We added a patch to properly handle the 0 value for the text filters.
  • We've fixed some notice messages in the cart module for some rare case.
  • The double quotes were sometimes too much converted to HTML in custom fields of the type "text".
  • The text area custom fields didn't handle properly the regular expression option.
  • We fixed some tooltips display issue in the edition of menu items.
  • We fixed some warnings with PHP 7.1 in some rare cases.
  • JException now has $message as protected value so we've modified our code use it to take that into account and avoid potential errors.
  • The discounts listing didn't display the name of the variants properly when the discounts were restricted to variants.
  • The discounts were not applied properly to the prices of the variants when the variants didn't had prices directly attached to them.
  • We fixed the users/customers selector for carts/wishlists/orders which didn't work properly when having a lot of users.
  • The redirect to the URL when cart empty system wasn't working properly with the new checkout when the "empty cart" message was modified to be an empty text.
  • The infinite scroll system didn't work properly together with filters in some cases.
  • The ctrl parameter wasn't removed when not necessary in the checkout URL of the new checkout for SEF URLs leading to an additional "checkout" text present there.
  • We have added the missing translation key PRODUCT_SAVE_UNKNOWN_ERROR.
  • We added a little fix in the Netgiro payment plugin.
  • A userClass definition might be missing previously in some cases on the price edition of products in the backend.
  • The activate class on image thumbnails on the product page wasn't set properly.
  • When a coupon was limited to several categories with a minimum number of products, a product in the cart would be counted for each category it had linked to these categories. So it would be possible for products to be counted several times to reach the number of products limit in such rare cases.
  • We fixed an issue with the importation of product prices via MassActions CSV.
  • We fixed a fatal error which could happen with limits configured with a category restriction upon add to cart.
  • The force menu on checkout setting wasn't taken into account in some cases.
  • The "proceed to checkout" button could be missing in some cases on the cart display page.
  • The guest checkout in legacy mode wasn't clearing the user session at the end.
  • We now correctly handle the displaying of error messages for the Fedex shipping plugin.
  • We now properly support the "Use dimension" option in the Fedex shipping plugin.
  • The ReCaptcha plugin didn't handle properly the "user in registration forms" setting with the new checkout of HikaShop 3
  • We've added some fixes and cleaned some of the code of the address block of the new checkout.
  • We've added a small fix for the category listing in list mode where the UL class setting value wasn't separated from the hikashop class in the resulting HTML.
  • We've fixed the Joomla 3.7 calendar in the variant edition interface.
  • The later payment of guest orders wasn't working porperly.
  • The custom item fields were not displaying properly when restricted to products/categories when they had variants on the order product edition popup in the backend.
  • The display of the page was messed up when using the "pay" button with HikaShop 3 in some cases.
  • We've added a fix for UPS plugin in order to handle the "exclude dimension" correctly in the order packages.
  • The "simplified registration without password" mode wasn't taken into account properly in selector mode on the login view of the checkout when set as the default mode.
  • Coupons restricted to categories with products with characteristics, with their amount calculated as a percentage of these products would calculate on all the products that matched plus the products with characteristics also in the cart.
  • The button of the registration form could, in some cases, be displayed as "register" instead of "next" even though the registration was configured in "guest" mode.
  • The Pay later button of orders listing didn't trigger hikashop plugins and thus HikaMarket wouldn't be triggered when using it.
  • The prices restricted by users were not loaded properly in some cases.
  • The download link of custom contact fields (ajax file, ajax image, etc) didn't work properly.
  • The address modifications on the checkout didn't properly refresh the cart on the new checkout when it impacted the taxes on the prices.
  • There were some issues with the EU taxes plugin.
  • We restored the "group package" setting as it should be in the UPS plugin and fixed some notice messages in it.
  • The "display limited to" system of custom fields didn't work properly at the page initialization in some cases based on how the custom fields were configured when you had several levels of them.
  • We changed the default format of the simple date picker as it wasn't compatible with the new Joomla date picker in Joomla 3.7
  • The filter module didn't take into account the category restriction setting of filters in some cases.
  • The products listings ordered by product_name with Falang didn't list the products in the correct order for products without translations for the current language.
  • We've added a fix for item custom fields with a restriction on categories.
  • The terms and conditions article translation with Falang didn't work properly.
  • The orders were not being captured by TaxCloud in some cases.
  • The popup was not closing properly with the PDF invoice plugin on the frontend.
  • We've fixed the display of product custom fields in the backend listing when the fields have a category restriction.
  • The bought products were not displaying properly on wishlists since HikaShop 3.
  • The discounts might not apply to prices properly on listings in some cases.
  • The variants didn't had all the main product data and this resulted in the badges missing after changing the characteristic selection on the product page.
  • The registration after guest checkout was proposed even when the Joomla registration was deactivated.
  • The quantity layout wasn't taken into account properly for products with characteristics.
  • On listings of variant with one add to cart button per product the quantity of the main product wasn't properly taken into account.
  • On listings of variant with one add to cart button per product, the sart/end sale dates of the main product wasn't properly taken into account.
  • It wasn't possible to remove a sale start/end date in a product once setup with Joomla 3.7.
  • The email history menu was still displaying in the backend even when the access level for it was deactivated in the HikaShop configuration.
  • The buttons on the cart manager were not correct when not logged in with the mutlicart enabled or the wishlist enabled.
  • Variants listings on the product page were not displaying properly with HikaShop 3.1.0.
  • We've fixed some warnings when displaying the characteristics selection in list in some cases.
  • The canonical URLs were not handled properly when used in the backend (the links to the product page on the order details page for example).
  • The checkout cart now display a message when it is updated via the submit of the full page (and not in ajax).
  • We added a success message when the coupon is updated via a whole step submit instead of an ajax refresh.
  • We added some fixes for the checkout coupon block in the new checkout.
  • The shipping fee passed to TaxCloud was rounded which would be incorrect if your shipping fees were not round numbers.
  • The variant edition was broken when the variant was configured with a price restricted to one or several specific users.
  • Popups were displaying when pressing enter on the input text fields of the HikaShop configuration page.
  • We've added various fixes to handle the loading of the "item fields values".
  • The legacy settings default value was not consistent just after the installation.
  • We restored the support of the setting which allow to display the checkout bar without the "end" for the new checkout.
  • The price of products without price but with variants with price was not displaying on the products listing due to a side-effect of the code changes to support variants on discounts in HikaShop 3.1.0.
  • The add=0 parameter in order to replace the quantity of a product in the cart instead of adding it wasn't taken into account.
  • We've improved the loading of item custom fields in the checkout cart and the cart module.
  • We now display a correct error message when the login/registration form is submitted on the checkout without filling anything or clicking on any button.
  • We've fixed some warnings with the user points plugin.
  • The invoices and shipping invoices were not displaing the custom item fields in some cases.
  • The "Unkown" charset on the import interface wasn't working properly.
  • We've fixed a warning on listings in some rare cases.
  • We fixed a PHP compatibility issue we were having with the "shopclosehours" plugin.
  • The "default" style, if used, could mess with the responsiveness of the listings.
  • The users activating their user account weren't redirected to the correct page when registering through the standalone registration form.
  • The add to wishlist button might not work in some rare cases with the add to cart legacy setting activated and old view overrides.
  • We fixed an issue we were having with warehouses and product variants, now variants are properly retrieving the warehouse of the main product.
  • The cart and wishlist print button didn't work properly since HikaShop 3.0.0.
  • In some rare case with a lot of categories, the product listing of the backend could crash because of a missing check in the custom product fields loading mechanism.
  • When the auto loaded setting of a coupon already used in carts was changed in the backend, it would create indesirable effects. We now remove the coupon in the cart in such case so that the cart is loaded properly and it will avoid any indesirable effects.
  • In some rare case, it would be possible for the coupon taxes to be calculated wrongly.
  • The total without tax would be displayed with a wrong value in emails for orders with a total of 0 and a coupon applied to them.
  • The coupon value could be displayed incorrectly in the checkout when the total amount of the taxes would be 0 (after the coupon would apply).
  • It was still possible in some cases for the language of the email notifications to not be in the correct language.
  • We fixed some issue with the wishlist updates after the purchase from someone else (so that two people don't buy the same thing on a wishlist).
  • The ip/geolocation data was missing on the new order edition view of the backend.
  • We fixed an issue with the displaying of the back-end "Dashboard" button that was displayed via "Hikashop->Documentation"

Improvements (58)

  • We do not include anymore custom text fields into the sample data SQL file.
  • If a wishlist was shared publicly or by email and that the menu item to access the management of that wishlist was not public or guest, the Joomla ACL system would still require the user to login to access the wishlist if using the share link. We now automatically detect that and replace the Itemid in the share link so that the link would still work.
  • The "description" tab on the tabular layout will now be removed if the description of the product is empty.
  • The custom order fields now keep the faulty text in the inputs on error in the new checkout.
  • We've added a new IPN system for the Paypal Website Payments Pro Hosted Payment plugin which will help with "invalid" IPN issues.
  • We've added a new IPN system for the Paypal Payment plugin which will help with "invalid" IPN issues.
  • The custom fields of the type link didn't work properly if you didn't enter a URL in the URL input.
  • We've improved the javascript for the height consistency of products and categories listings.
  • We've improved the "Check Database" feature to handle missing categories.
  • The notification emails of the waitlist system will now be served in the language of the user instead of the main language of the website.
  • The products/categories boxes with the "image and description" layout are now responsive.
  • We improved the add to cart process to avoid an error with PHP 5.2
  • The EU tax rules plugin has been updated as Romania tax rates have changed.
  • We've improved the handling of jQuery for some rare cases with the chosen library.
  • We've improved the Google Analytics plugin to better handle the sending of the orders data so that the source is taken into account.
  • We improved the name of the display section on the cart module settings page
  • The address edition interface on the new checkout is now more responsive.
  • We have fixed some issue but also improved our Virtuemart to Hikashop import system.
  • The cursor filters now better display the prices.
  • You can now sort the products by price on the listing of the products in the backend.
  • We now display a message on the vote form when it is not available because you're not logged in or you didn't purchase yet the product.
  • Belarus states have been modified to Russian as it is more spoken than Belarusian and thus it should be easier to understand for people from Belarus.
  • We improved the loading of the id based on the alias for the router when using Falang
  • We now prevent bots and crawlers from adding products to the cart as it generates carts for no reasons.
  • We now remove the product/listing or category/listing part of the URL when using filters from the filter module if the destination menu item is a category or product listing menu item as it is not necessary.
  • Some search engines would index the AJAX URLs which should not be indexed so we now prevent that.
  • We've updated the URL endpoints for VirtualMerchant/Elavon payment gateway.
  • We extracted the "cid" and "blockpos" parameters from the checkout payment & shipping AJAX URLs in order to get a better support of third party SEF extensions.
  • The refresh and delete icons were not inlined with the quantity field on the checkout.
  • We now force TLS 1.2 for virtualmerchant / Elavon.
  • The VirtueMart 2 import now supports the order statuses import for the new order statuses system of HikaShop 3.
  • We now prevent templates from breaking the display of the responsive cart on the checkout.
  • We Updated the jQuery libraries and added support for the latest versions of Joomla 3.7.
  • The system now checks that the custom fields column name to forbid "tags" as it is used internally and the custom field won't work properly in that case.
  • We move the jquery and jquery-ui at the beginning of the head if there to avoid having them loaded after HikaShop and breaking the javascript of HikaShop.
  • Plugins can now create their own cart markers to support dynamic refresh and checkout submit step.
  • Invalid quantities are skipped during the cart products update.
  • The HikaShop checkQuantity javascript function can now restore the previous quantity value in the field if the entered value is not a number.
  • The order product "save" function now returns an array with the links between the "cart_product_id" and the "order_product_id" ; that data is available in the order object afterwards.
  • We've replaced tmpl=ajax by tmpl=raw in the URL parameters of AJAX requests to avoid issues with some security extensions.
  • We've improved the CSS of the forms on the frontend of HikaShop to fix their display with the latest changes of Joomla 3.7.
  • We updated the fontawesome library to the latest version.
  • We've improved the backend statistics to better handle long product names.
  • We now force TLS v1.2 to be used for PaymentExpress as the other versions will be deprecated in October.
  • We added the BYN currency.
  • The sample data now use the configured Joomla temp folder.
  • We avoid the creation of an order token for orders which are not "sale".
  • The invoice number format setting now supports the {user } tags like the order number format setting.
  • The checkout now verifies that the customer entered a CCV in the credit card form if the "ask CCV" setting of the payment method is activated, or if the plugin requests it to be asked to the customer.
  • We improved the CSS for the handling of out of stock variants on the product page.
  • HikaShop will now be able to properly resize the images even if the extension in the filename doesn't correspond to the real format of the image (png instead of jpg for example).
  • The prices are now ordered from the cheapest to the most expensive in the prices listing of products in the backend.
  • The partner will now be linked to the customer user account when the "Add partner to user account" setting is activated and that the customer.
  • We do not display anymore the remove icon for the coupons on the checkout if the coupon was auto loaded since it can't be deleted anyway.
  • The Canada Post shipping method now properly support shop with multi-currencies.
  • The Fedex shipping method now properly support shop with multi-currencies.
  • The old carts are now removed from the user account when logging in with a new cart and the "multi cart" setting is turned off since we only want one cart maximum for the user.
  • The search on the product selector now also support variants, like the browsing through the category tree.

New features (12)

  • We migrated from JRequest to JInput for the filtering of data in order to prepare for Joomla 4 and improve the compatibility with the latest versions of PHP 7.
  • We now support JSession::checkToken for Joomla 3 (and 2.5) as JRequest is now in legacy.
  • You can now reset the invoice id every day in the HikaShop configuration page.
  • You can now use the "coupon" parameter in the add to cart URL to automatically add a coupon while adding a product to the cart.
  • The guest checkout system now displays the email address the user has entered and has a new button in order to allow the customer to change his information.
  • You can now select a tax category for the coupons generated for the newsletters through the AcyMailing integration.
  • You can now create menu items of HikaShop for the backend menu of your website.
  • We now handle the enter key press on the new checkout to use the AJAX system.
  • We've rewritten the carousel system from the ground up to not use mootools.
  • The carousel system is now responsive, and more easily customizable.
  • The IP address of the user is now stored when creating a new cart/wishlist. It is displayed on the carts/wishlists listing in the backend.
  • It is now possible to deactivate the popup image display on the product page with the "image popup mode" setting of the HikaShop configuration.

 

HikaShop 3.1.1

Release date : June, 01 2017

List of all the files changed between the 3.1.0 and the 3.1.1

Bug fixes (10)

  • Security fix on sort filters for HikaShop Business.
  • Various fixes to handle the loading of the "item fields values".
  • The shipping fee passed to TaxCloud was rounded which would be incorrect if your shipping fees were not round numbers.
  • The variant edition was broken when the variant was configured with a price restricted to one or several specific users.
  • The legacy settings default value was not consistent just after the installation.
  • Restore the support of the setting which allow to display the checkout bar without the "end".
  • The price of products without price but with variants with price was not displaying on the products listing due to a side-effect of the code changes to support variants on discounts in HikaShop 3.1.0.
  • The add=0 parameter in order to replace the quantity of a product in the cart instead of adding it wasn't taken into account.
  • We now display a correct error message when the login/registration form is submitted on the checkout without filling anything or clicking on any button.
  • The invoices and shipping invoices were not displaing the custom item fields in some cases.
  • The "Unkown" charset on the import interface wasn't working properly.

 

HikaShop 3.1.0

Release date : May, 26 2017

List of all the files changed between the 3.0.1 and the 3.1.0

Bug fixes (92)

  • The pay now function didn't work properly with the new checkout and payment plugins where the credit card information has to be entered on the website.
  • The SVEA webpay plugin didn't work properly with the new checkout system.
  • In some cases the "registration not allowed" message might be missing from the checkout when the registration was deactivated in the Joomla user manager even though the users couldn't register.
  • The products listings on the frontend would crash when selecting a custom product field with a number as column name in the ordering column setting (that should not be done normally...).
  • The type parameter of cart display menu items was not taken into account properly when the user was not logged in.
  • The type parameter of carts listing menu items was not taken into account properly.
  • Using the checkout legacy, the user points plugin could potentially generate a warning.
  • The cart could be potentially display a successfully saved message when saving the cart on the cart display page after changing the quantity of a product without first clicking somewhere else on the page.
  • The products options' order could be lost in some cases when saving the product.
  • The menu items of HikaShop in the backend were lost if you installed/updated your HikaShop after updating your Joomla to the 3.7.
  • We fixed a warning on the display of the quantity input when "show select price" is selected while no prices are filled.
  • We fixed a fatal error with the new checkout and the ReCaptcha plugin.
  • The Recaptcha plugin now supports properly the new checkout system.
  • The custom fields of the type "text" didn't handle the default value properly for some tables.
  • The address format setting wasn't taken into account in the backend as it should have.
  • Error messages were not displaying properly by the notification system when a product couldn't be added to the cart and no cart existed yet.
  • We fixed an issue with the way useful/useless buttons for votes and comments were handled.
  • We fixed some warning with product mass actions in some special cases.
  • We fixed an issue with the way shipping methods were displayed through the back-end order detail page.
  • The successful message was wrong when moving a product from a cart/wishlist to a new wishlist.
  • Cyrillic characters were not handled properly for the automatic generation of the keywords.
  • The error messages of custom item fields were not being displayed in the notification system when an add to cart was refused because of a custom item field.
  • The PayPal Advanced plugin didn't work properly with HikaShop 3.
  • The "choose options" buttons to the product page could in some cases end up with a different link than the name/image on the listings.
  • A product added several times to the cart would display on several lines since HikaShop 3 when it had a custom item field of the type "custom text" configured for it.
  • The mail attachment files were not stored in the correct folder since HikaShop 3.
  • The new checkout system didn't take into account the tax zone override setting of the selected shipping method.
  • The cart block wasn't refreshed in ajax when the shipping method was changed that the taxes were modified because of it.
  • The invoice didn't display custom order fields properly since Hikashop 3.
  • The user points payment plugin was creating an error when configured for the points to be used as real coupons on the checkout.
  • The custom order fields edition interface in the backend didn't work properly in some cases since HikaShop 3.
  • The shipping methods were not refreshed properly when the shipping address was modified with the new checkout system.
  • The "display add to cart button for free products" setting didn't work porperly with the "add to cart legacy" turned off on the listings of products.
  • We fixed an error with the "check database" function when it is used with the HikaShop AcyMailing plugin enabled while AcyMailing is not installed on the website.
  • The products with options weren't taken into account properly by payment plugins with the "send order details" option activated when using the "pay now" button of the orders listing on the frontend.
  • The default value for custom fields of the type radio and checkbox wasn't taken into account.
  • The shipping methods would not refresh when the shipping address information was updated with the new checkout, only after a full page refresh.
  • The flat amount discounts could affect prices in other currencies.
  • We fixed a MySQL query error on some rare cases when a custom zone field is being created in the backend.
  • When the login was deactivated on the checkout and that the customer wouldn't fill in the registration/guest form and use the main "finish"/"next" button to validate the whole step, the system would display an error message regarding the password being empty instead of checking the registration/guest form fields.
  • Custom item fields could be not displayed on the new checkout in some cases.
  • The compare button didn't work properly on products listings when the listing sub element filter setting was set to "group by category".
  • When an address was deleted on the checkout while already used by another order, the new checkout would refresh the address view with the address still selected.
  • In some rare cases, the checkout would be blocked because the cart product entry would be updated in the middle of the checks without actually changing any data besides the modified timestamp. We now properly ignore that timestamp for the cart markers so that the order can be finished successfully in such cases.
  • The required custom order fields without any product or category restriction wouldn't be enforced prorperly during the checkout.
  • The "back" button on the cart edition page now correctly brings you back on the user control panel when the "enable multicart" setting is turned off in the HikaShop configuration.
  • The in stock and text filters could potentially not work when the filter had been previously configured as another type of filter.
  • The system would generate a MySQL error during the add to cart process when the column name of a custom item field was an integer.
  • The paypal payment redirect could be refused by PayPal in some rare cases since the PayPal update of April.
  • The limits on quantities didn't take into account the quantity of the products already in the cart properly.
  • The address block was not refreshed when the shipping method was changed and that the shipping address override setting of the shipping methods was being used.
  • The currency selection when adding a new product price might not have the correct value in some cases.
  • The PayPal Express Checkout plugin didn't display an error message when the server was not able to connect to PayPal and that the debug mode of the plugin was turned off.
  • The notifications of add to cart could potentially go behind the header of Helix based templates.
  • The VAT number check result wasn't handled properply when editing/creating an address with the new checkout.
  • The custom item fields didn't display properly on the listings of products with the "add to cart legacy" turned on.
  • The shipping address override setting of shipping plugins didn't work properly with the new checkout.
  • The price override plugins couldn't modify the display of the custom item field values anymore.
  • We fixed the report display in check database so tables with just "auto increment" and "primary key" are still displayed as "checked".
  • TinyMCE was breaking the variant save process with the Edge browser. We now deactivate TinyMCE for the variants editing when we detect that Edge is being used to circumvent the problem as we couldn't find any better alternative. It still works fine for all other browsers or other editors.
  • We now correctly hide unpublished variants through front-end product pages.
  • The card type selection didn't work properly on the new checkout when used.
  • Using different currencies could, in some rare cases, block the new checkout on some steps.
  • The out of stock plugin didn't handle the value 0 properly for the stock limit.
  • The group by category option didn't work properly on products listings of menu items of the type "HikaShop category listing" with the "brand" category selected.
  • The infinite scroll didn't work properly with cursor filters.
  • The currency switcher could potentially lock the checkout in some cases.
  • The mini description was not hidden anymore by default on the tabular product page layout.
  • The error message when the last product of a cart becomes out of stock while on the checkout wasn't displayed.
  • When the variants of a product had a limited stock each, and that you were adding several different variants of the product to the cart, the total quantity of the variants in the cart was taken into account to check the available stock of each variant instead of the total quantity of the corresponding variant only.
  • It wasn't possible to save the share/name of a cart/wishlist on the frontend unless you also change a quantity of a product as well.
  • The payment methods list might not refresh in some cases on the new checkout even though it should have because of too strong caching.
  • The language parameter wasn't always in a valid format with the CM-CIC plugin.
  • When the login view wasn't in the checkout workflow the cancel link on the payment gateway would redirect back to a login page instead of cancelling the order and redirecting to the checkout.
  • When products with variants had their variants with a quantity set, the check wasn't done properly when the variant was added to the cart and the items of the same variant already in the cart would also be removed with the variant not added.
  • The customer email wasn't displayed properly on the order admin notification.
  • The "convert" button of the legacy checkout didn't work properly.
  • The meta description auto fill didn't work anymore.
  • The user points were not displayed properly with HikaShop 3.
  • We've fixed some notices on the cart view of the new checkout in some cases.
  • The access level setting on the "update / about" wasn't checked properly on the display of the view.
  • The cancel URL didn't work properly in guest mode with the new checkout.
  • The login errors could be remanant on the next view with the new checkout in some cases.
  • The cancel URL on the payment gateways didn't work properly with the guest mode on the new checkout system.
  • The filter checkboxes on custom fields with values didn't work properly in redirect POST mode.
  • Advanced date picker custom fields were not working anymore in some cases.
  • When the "Related products from cart only" setting was turned on in a module or menu item, it would generate a MySQL error.
  • Dashes in filters name could sometimes create a MySQL error on frontend listings when using the filter.
  • We fixed a potential double call in google analytics when forcing the "direct call".
  • The new checkout didn't redirect to the URL when the cart was empty and the last product of the cart was removed.
  • The new price edition interface didn't work properly with the Essential and Starter editions in some rare cases.
  • The mass action CSV import filter imported prices with a default minimum price quantity of 1 instead of 0 and the Google Products plugin didn't handle that properly. We've fixed both the Google Products plugin so that it can support either value, and the mass action import so that it set the correct value.

Improvements (49)

  • We improved the error handling for PayPal Advanced.
  • The options system now use our own library to avoid issues with jQuery/Mootools.
  • We updated the datepickerfield plugin to support the new field display system and better display on Joomla 3.7 on the frontend.
  • We now allow up to 3 digits after the last dash on the Google Analytics plugin account number.
  • The FedEx shipping plugin can now be used with dimensionless products.
  • We've added the required stars to the email and name fields of the HikaShop contact form.
  • The delete setting of the HikaShop product cron update plugin is now taken into accoun by the import system in order to not delete the variants of the products being imported automatically if that option is turned off.
  • The global on listing system now supports AJAX with the new add to cart system of HikaShop 3.
  • We modified a bit the Recaptcha plugin to make it fully compatible with JCBConnect.
  • The pagination now has a proper href attribute on the frontend which should help for SEO.
  • We've removed the itemprop="Product" microdata attribute on the product page as it's not valid per the W3C validator (even though it's not a problem for Google's testing tool.
  • We now remove the "for" attribute on custom field labels when it is not necessary to have better HTML output.
  • We added the support of the creation and modification dates for products and categories for the integration with site map extensions.
  • Plugin controllers can now be used in the front-end too.
  • The layout of the registration form, the login form and the custom order fields form on the new checkout have been standardized and made better template-proof.
  • We optimized the group package algorithm to properly respect package size/weight limitations.
  • We've added a "proceed to checkout" button on the cart display page of the user control panel. So that you can easily checkout with a cart from there.
  • We now have a URL and a Text input for custom fields of the type "link" so that you can enter both easily in your custom field.
  • We better order the tax rates on the checkout (used for cumulative tax rules).
  • Chozen is now supported on the new checkout when views are refreshed.
  • The RedShop import now supports the new column names for the RedShop tax table.
  • The category_id was not available in the trigger "onAfterCategoryCreate".
  • We do not display anymore the main product price on the product page when the variants listing below has different prices for the different variants.
  • We do not include "mootools" when using "chosen" on Joomla 3.3 or newer as it is not necessary anymore.
  • We updated the credit card numbers for the new checkout of HikaShop 3.
  • The checkout now make sure that regardless of how you configure your checkout, as long as you have the address view in the checkout workflow, you need to have an address selected/entered by the customer.
  • The product copy, product export and product import systems now support bundles.
  • We now display the user email instead of the name for the user restriction on a price when the user is a guest (and thus doesn't have a name in a Joomla user account).
  • The VAT number check system behaves better now when the address country field has been disabled on the addreses.
  • We've added a small message for required fields on the address edition page, like there is on the registration form.
  • We now limit the size of the descriptions in the Google Products XML to 5000 characters as Google doesn't accept more.
  • The search results could have a strange title when the product name and another translatable field matched with the search result. We now take the product name in priority if it matches.
  • The access level restrictions are now displayed for shipping methods on the shipping methods listing.
  • We added 2 missing states for Nigeria.
  • We added a patch to allow filter modules to work on the products listing of vendor pages.
  • We now remove the popup address selector choice when the checkout legacy mode is turned off since the new checkout doesn't support it (not good for responsive and prone to bugs).
  • The OK button in the Vex notify popups was not modifiable.
  • We now deactivate the next / finish button on the checkout when the customer clicks on it.
  • The Stripe payment plugin was improved.
  • We now set the category ordering automatically during the import when new categories are created.
  • We now check the cart id for which the confirm is requested at the end of the checkout, that way even if you refresh the confirm page, you won't get an order created again for payment plugins without redirection to the payment gateway page.
  • The order page link sent in the email notifications now uses your user control panel menu item or your order listing menu item in the link if you configured one.
  • We now use the cart's user prices and discounts when displaying the cart on the backend cart edition interface instead of the current user's.
  • We have added the new "group package" algorithm into the code of the UPS shipping plugin.
  • The "add to cart" HTML link of the product edition interface now has an Itemid parameter so that the link will always work.
  • The product link on the order edition in the backend now has an Itemid so that the link will always work.
  • The "add to cart" HTML link of the product edition interface supports the canonical URL of the products.
  • The product link on the order edition in the backend supports the canonical URL of the products.
  • The MondialRelay plugin is now compatible with all the versions of HikaShop.
  • It is now possible to add custom access level controls on the HikaShop configuration through plugins

New features (11)

  • We've added a "Return URL" parameter to the credit card plugin.
  • The HikaShop modules now have an extra "Display on contact page" setting in order to display/hide them on the contact page regardless of the current menu item.
  • The mini cart module now supports the display settings for the price so that you can more easily tweak it without the need for translation overrides or view modification.
  • The support for Komento has been added so that you can have comments on products through that extension.
  • We've added an "inline" setting to the radio and checkbox custom fields so that you can better configure how they should display without needing CSS.
  • You can now select variants for coupons and discounts and not only products.
  • You can now select variants in bundles and not only products.
  • There is now a new setting in the HikaShop Geolocation plugin in order to allow it to work after the initilisation of Joomla or after the routing of Joomla. This can potentially avoid issues in some rare cases.
  • You can now use external images for your products.
  • It is now possible to rapidely see what element is displayed by which view file thanks to the new "Display view files" setting in the HikaShop configuration.
  • It is now possible to allow customers purchasing with the guest checkout to create their account after their order.
  • The cart and Email history sections of the backend now have their access level settings in the HikaShop configuration

 

HikaShop 3.0.1

Release date : March, 3 2017

List of all the files changed between the 3.0.0 and the 3.0.1

Bug fixes (116)

  • The product_related_quantity column could sometimes not be added to the database and result in query errors after an update to HikaShop 3, requiring a "check database" to fix the issue.
  • When a category filter is dynamic but doesn't have a category selected for it, it will display categories of different levels together so instead of basing the ordering on the ordering of the categories, we now sort them in alphabetical order.
  • The "show taxed prices" setting of the HikaShop configuration wasn't taken into account properly on the cart view of the new checkout The use of the HikaShop Google Analytics plugin on PHP7 could sometimes lead to blank pages in some cases. Fix a warning when saving a cart in the front-end interface.
  • Wishlist menu items would wrongly display the carts.
  • We fixed a SQL fatal error in the category listing with the out of stock setting being turned on.
  • We fixed several issues with the error messages display when products are added/removed from the cart and that the action is not possible due to restrictions.
  • We've fixed several checks on the restrictions when the products are added/removed.
  • We fixed an issue that was happening when saving email customizations via "Hikashop->System->Emails".
  • The custom product fields didn't display properly on the cart/wishlist details page on the frontend.
  • We fixed a imageHelper issue in the new checkout cart when there is no thumbnail generation.
  • The maximum quantity per order of products didn't work properly when it was set to 1.
  • We now properly display the stock on the variants listing when the add to cart button is global.
  • The percentage coupons without tax category were not calculated without tax with the "after tax" mode selected.
  • The prices were always displayed without taxes on the checkout cart.
  • We now take into account the quantity of other variants of the same product being added at the same time to the cart if the min/max restrictions come from the main product so that the restriction can be checked to the global quantity.
  • The brands listings with the "Only with products" setting activated didn't display the brands properly.
  • We fixed a MySQL issue when the product_sales is 0 and the operation can result a negative value.
  • When the user session times out and the token is invalid after an action of the customer on the AJAX checkout, we now redirect the customer to the "URL where to redirect when the cart is empty" instead of displaying an ugly error.
  • The quantity inputs weren't taken into account properly on the variants listing of the product page in "one per product" mode for the add to cart buttons.
  • Coupons with zone restrictions could generate a fatal error on the checkout in some cases.
  • We now avoid warnings on the backend edition interface for products with variants without sorting.
  • We fixed a rounding issue with the WorldPay plugin.
  • We fixed a MySQL query error with the filtering system when a cursor filter is used on the weight/dimension fields with invalid units.
  • The required star wasn't placed correctly with the new checkout on the address edition and the control panel address edition.
  • We fixed some notices with the cursor filters on other things than prices.
  • The add to cart notifications now handle content tags and modules.
  • The popup notifications for the new add to cart now also have a proceed to checkout button.
  • The custom fields of the table "user", "address" and "order" now properly support the "display limited to" setting on the new checkout interface.
  • We fixed a MySQL query error in some rare cases when cancelling an order: The product price would display on a second row instead of next to the product name for products with options on the order details page and invoice of the frontend with the options grouped with the product.
  • The unit price of products with options when the options are grouped with products was wrong on the cart view of the new checkout.
  • We added some missing closing DIV
  • The votes that had to be approved by the administrator were counted twice by the vote system.
  • The use of some plugins using the additional system could result in some cases in an error.
  • The "hide" setting of the cart module didn't work properly anymore.
  • The payment payments using the credit card form of the HikaShop checkout now work properly with the new checkout system.
  • We fixed some user session issue with the cart being lost after login in some cases.
  • The availability checks on product add to cart were not done properly for products with variants.
  • When we save an email template, we now correctly check if it's a core email template file and if we can save/edit it.
  • The bottom part of the show_default view file has been extracted from the row-fluid system.
  • We fixed the hk-row div on the default layout of the product page which could cause some backward compatibility issue.
  • The breadcrumb could contain the product page title instead of the product name in some cases.
  • When you create a new address in the new checkout, it is now properly set as the current address and it takes into account if you've clicked on the new button for the billing or for the shipping address.
  • The "new" choice of the address dropdown selector didn't work with the new checkout.
  • The "new" button was displayed with the dropdown selector when it shouldn't.
  • The cursor filter now properly display by default in HikaShop 3.0.0.
  • We've fixed some invalid HTML in the "pane" and "fade" product listings layouts.
  • The order listing view of the frontend is now backward compatible.
  • The variant saving was failing in some case due to a MySQL query in some cases.
  • We've updated the invoice display in order to use the new custom fields display settings.
  • The infinite scroll was not working in some cases.
  • We added back the CSS for the legacy checkout progress bar in the frontend default CSS.
  • We properly handle the update of product options when "group options" is not set.
  • We added a fix regarding shipping methods selection through checkout workflow.
  • The variants didn't get their tax calculated properly in some cases on the checkout/cart.
  • We fixed a fatal error in the remarketing plugin.
  • The VAT amount sent to Google Analytics could be wrong in some cases.
  • The best customer link didn't work on the new dashboard.
  • We force the domain name in the infinite scroll URL so the URL will be fully compatible with SEF and bad templates.
  • The quantity fields of products listings and cart modules could collide in legacy mode in some cases.
  • Custom order statuses were not displayed properly everywhere.
  • The waitlist manager now properly handles variants.
  • The Ajax file/image custom fields of the table "product" didn't work anymore.
  • We now correctly display values which were set for "Back-end Form" and "Back-end Listing" custom field options.
  • We've fixed many warnings here and there.
  • The Ajax type custom fields didn't work properly.
  • Handle the "cart/show/cart_type-wishlist" URL to display the current user wishlist.
  • We force the clean of the Joomla cache when the cart is updated with the new cart system.
  • We fixed an issue with the address cache during the checkout.
  • The onHikashopAfterDisplayView trigger wasn't called properly in the new checkout when the views were refresh in AJAX.
  • The height of images could sometimes be forces to 0 because of wrong CSS.
  • The saving of the zone restriction for discounts didn't work anymore.
  • We added some fixes regarding the selection of the shipping methods with the use of warehouses.
  • The ordering of the files attached to products could be incorrect in the order notifications, invoices and order details page with a lot of files.
  • We removed the quantity restrictions while editing a wishlist in the front-end as they shouldn't apply.
  • We've fixed the menu item edition with Joomla 3.7
  • We've fixed the HikaShop menu icons with Joomla 3.7
  • The next/previous buttons on the product page were not displaying unless the default style was selected.
  • The menu items checkout and checkout legacy now both work properly regardless of wether the checkout is in legacy mode or not.
  • We fixed an issue with a saving error when the cart do not have shipping.
  • We fixed the delete address in checkout legacy and "popup" address edition.
  • Some settings of coupons and discounts didn't work anymore.
  • We added a fix to correctly support the add to cart button in legacy mode.
  • The product insert in Joomla article plugin is now fully compatible with Hikashop 3.
  • We now properly handle required custom fields on listings.
  • We fixed some warnings in the cart when a coupon is applied.
  • The icon of the Product content tag button wasn't displaying anymore it in the editor of Joomla articles with recent versions of Joomla.
  • A variable was missing when processing coupons resulting in warnings and miscalculations of currency conversion for coupons on the cart.
  • The publish/unpublish button of the emails in HikaShop Starter didn't work.
  • The bottom area on the product page was not displaying properly by default with HikaShop 3.
  • We added many fixed to the login/registration of the new checkout system.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing shipping plugins from correctly reading customers selected shipping address during the checkout workflow.
  • We improved the filters checks to avoid MySQL query errors.
  • We now properly handle the login error messages with the new checkout.
  • We put back the div class name for the current step on the new checkout.
  • We fixed an issue with the facebook like button in HikaShop 3.
  • We now properly escape the search results on the user listing in the backend.
  • We added a fix for the backend cart listing search.
  • The continue button was not displaying with the new checkout.
  • We added a fix for the T&C view in checkout legacy.
  • The buttons classes are now consistent on the new checkout system.
  • The convert cart to wishlist button of the legacy checkout didn't work anymore since HikaShop 3.0.0
  • The checkout cart quantity refresh didn't work with the dropdown quantity input layout.
  • The cart was not responsive on the checkout of HikaShop 3.0.0 with the style set to none in the HikaShop configuration.
  • The discount/coupon edit view was broken on the Starter edition with HikaShop 3.0.0
  • We now properly hide the specification tab if no content is to be displayed in it.
  • The Shop Closed Hours plugin was not installed by default.
  • The comparison page now supports properly the products with variants/options/custom item fields when the add to cart button display is turned on on the comparison page.
  • The finalization of orders in the checkout could rarely result in blank pages with the new checkout.
  • AcyMailing filters on product categories could result in a MySQL query error.
  • We've fixed a MySQL query error with category deletion mass actions.
  • The "print" buttons of carts were not working properly anymore.
  • The state address field didn't work properly in the backend anymore when the country address field was deactivated.
  • We added a fix for the creation of mass actions on PHP7 which would break in some cases.
  • The quantity inputs would have a value of zero on the product page when the "Add to cart on listings" setting would be activated.
  • We added a fix for the added quantity of product options.
  • The tax calculations on the payment fees were not working properly with HikaShop 3.0.0
  • We added a fix for displaying error when there is no payment method in checkout legacy mode.

Improvements (37)

  • We externalized the "vex" support for the cart notify plugin in a separate JS file.
  • The overrides of the buttons are now only for the 'successfully add to cart', not for wishlist or errors.
  • We added a "check all" checkbox in the cart display on the frontend for ease of use.
  • You can now configure the order statuses used for the statistics on the new HikaShop dashboard.
  • We removed "php" extension while editing views in the backend to avoid some security extensions blocking the edition of views.
  • We moved "hikabtn" from frontend.css to hikashop.css for better update backward compatibility
  • we cleaned the CSS and implementation of some colors for the buttons (primary / success / danger)
  • We added the "radio" type (booleanlist / radiolist) to display radio with "Hika bootstrap3 style" on the frontend in the future.
  • We optimized the way email template files path were built.
  • The out of stock plugin now orders the products alphabetically on the notification email sent to the merchant.
  • We improved the AJAX upload system in order to better handle the upload of big files on servers with a small max post size PHP setting.
  • The "same address" option has been moved to the legacy area as it is not useful enough and thus has not been implemented in the new checkout, at least for now.
  • We added a warning to the PayPal payment plugin when the OpenSSL version on the server is too old.
  • We changed the passwd parameter used in the activation link to avoid the mod_security module of Apache of blocking activation links.
  • We added the support of the customer for the Stripe payment method.
  • We now allow the advanced datepicker fields to work even with a date format without the display of the day.
  • We improved the display of the "contact" button in product pages.
  • The check on the uniqueness of the product code was done after the save and Joomla could halt the process if the UPDATE query failed because of the unique key on the product code. We've added a manually check in PHP before the save to prevent that and display a nice message instead.
  • The checkout/end view can now link to the order even in guest checkout (thanks to the order token).
  • We added the support of cURL for PayPal IPN.
  • The check database button now also synchronize Joomla user accounts with HikaShop.
  • We improved the error handling on the "check address" trigger of the TaxCloud plugin.
  • We set the ordering to descending by default for the carts and users listing in the backend.
  • We removed the textarea checkout workflow edition in the HikaShop configuration.
  • The refresh button is not needed on the cart view of the checkout with dropdown quantity inputs.
  • We improved the handling of the cancellation of the creation of an order at the end of the checkout when something goes wrong.
  • The comparison system has been rewritten to be more flexible in the future and properly handle the button settings of HikaShop 3.
  • We've removed the need for mootools for the comparison system.
  • The template system of emails introduced in HikaShop 3.0.0 now has new triggers so that other extensions can add their own email templates.
  • The "Check database" button available through the page "Hikashop->System->Configuration" will now also check tables primary keys and auto-increments attributes but also duplicated elements.
  • We now force the error notification email to be send even if the order is already "invalid" in the PostFinance payment plugin.
  • We've modified the style of Admin / Default email templates to align content to the left instead of center.
  • We now synchornize the user emails with AcyMailing when you use the "check database" button.
  • The new dashboard statistics now check the "invoice order statuses" setting to know how to filter the orders.
  • Order unpaid statuses has now "created" as default value.
  • We optimized the email template edition and selection.
  • Files without names can now be edited on the product edition page.
  • We added a rel=nofollow attribute to the add to cart and add to wishlist buttons of the new add to cart system so that they don't get indexed or crawled by search engines.
  • The plugin "SagePay" has been removed. For more details please contact the HikaShop support team.

Features (3)

  • Product prices can now be restricted per user.
  • The export, import, mass actions also support prices per user.
  • We created a new price edition interface in order to be more flexible in the future and easily add more restriction options to prices.

 

HikaShop 3.0.0

Release date : January, 17 2017

List of all the files changed between the 2.6.4 and the 3.0.0

Bug fixes (72)

  • The taxes might not be displayed in some cases in the invoice of the backend.
  • We fixed an issue with the availability structured data element.
  • The price microdata might be invalid in some cases.
  • The price_value_with_tax column wasn't handled properly in the mass action CSV export action.
  • The related products module wasn't enabled in the "Modules under the product page" when HikaShop was being installed since HikaShop 2.0.
  • We added a fix for the email process for the integration with JMS Multisites.
  • We fixed an issue related to "display limited fields" and checkbox fields.
  • Custom item fields might not display on the invoices in some rare cases when the custom fields were restricted to products and that these products had variants.
  • We fixed the displaying of the "title number" / "index" columns on the views listing
  • The order status was not translated properly in the notification emails when sent from the backend of the website when logged in with a language different from the customer and different from your own Joomla user settings.
  • We fixed some warnings here and there.
  • A product massaction adding a category to products already with that category would generate an error.
  • A product massaction with two filters on the price would generate an error.
  • The system was adding an extra br tag for paid files in the show_block_product_files view file of the product page for no reason.
  • Wishlist modules might not display properly in some cases.
  • We added a fix for the categories restriction of custom item fields.
  • We avoid a fatal error in some rare cases with the cart module.
  • There were some notice messages for cursor filters based on something else than prices.
  • The custom messages were not taken into account properly in some cases for required custom fields.
  • The shipping and payment methods price was not displaying with the correct currency in some cases on the backend listing.
  • The users could potentially access carts of other users if they had their cart URL and there is now a check to prevent that.
  • We fixed an issue with the quote character in the custom fields regex.
  • The wishlist access checks were not done properly in some cases.
  • The debug data of the paypal plugin notification could be lost in some cases.
  • The custom product field and product code values of products were swapped in the invoice of the backend.
  • The special characters in HTML entities in product descriptions used as options would not display properly in the option tooltip.
  • The view edition documentation help button wasn't working properly.
  • The untaxed price didn't use the rounded tax amount with the floating tax mode activated and the "round prices during calculations" setting activated. This could result in the total of the order being off by a few cents in rare cases.
  • The search results page could sometimes display an error when no results were found after using the filter module.
  • We now correctly check shipping and payment methods after we update the cart.
  • The out of stock notifications now display the name of the variants properly in the notification emails.
  • We fixed a javascript error with the votes system.
  • We avoid potential issues with the category explorer on some servers with the error reporting of Joomla activated.
  • We fixed an issue with the display of the products on the products listing in the backend which could be twice on the results in some cases.
  • The category filters displayed in "list" were not displaying properly.
  • The discounts were not applied on the products listings anymore in some cases.
  • We fixed the display of the tags in the email subjects.
  • The default value of custom item fields wasn't properly taken into account for the "display limited to" setting.
  • The categories filter didn't work properly when no category was selected in the "category" setting of the filter.
  • The ordering of the wailists done by product name wasn't working properly for products with variants without name in them.
  • The "most expensive" setting of the Google products plugin was not handled properly in some cases.
  • There could be a warning with the ordering on the products listing.
  • We fixed the display of the votes on some cases.
  • The activate categories where not selected properly in some cases with the HikaShop content module.
  • We fix an issue we had with the displaying of the "No shipping method was found" message.
  • The tooltips didn't work properly in the backend in some cases.
  • The active category was not auto selected anymore on categories listings.
  • We fixed a few notices with the category feed in some cases.
  • The add to cart button of the wishlist system didn't work properly anymore.
  • The cart system didn't handle properly the min/max settings of variants.
  • We make sure that the price advertized with the microdata uses a dot as a decimal separator.
  • The user email was not properly added to the waitlist admin notification email.
  • The default value of custom item fields was not handled properly.
  • The default value of custom dropdown fields were not taken into account in some cases.
  • When exporting the products via the mass action the category data was missing.
  • The add to wishlist button might not be working in some cases.
  • The quantity input didn't work properly on the cart page on the frontend when the products had options or characteristics or custom item fields.
  • The "current cart" selection and display on the carts listing of the frontend was not functioning properly.
  • The quantity amount of the carts on the carts listing of the frontend was not correct if options were added to the products.
  • The custom item fields were not displaying properly on the cart manager when having restrictions on products/categories.
  • The backend order edition interface could sometimes have a browser caching issue.
  • The required setting of Ajax file and Ajax image custom fields were not taken into account properly.
  • We added a patch for the display of the shipping method name for orders with a shipping method that isn't prelisted like with the BPost shipping plugin.
  • The format of the date on some data of the reports export could sometimes create an error during the export.
  • In some rare case, the frontend buttons of the HikaShop interface were not working.
  • We fixed a FedEx issue that we had with product variants.
  • The radio button characteristic display mode didn't auto select the variant when the default variant wasn't available.
  • The footer of the products listing on invoices and email notifications was not aligned when custom fields of the table "product" would be displayed on them.
  • We added a fix to the registration redirect plugin which made it not functional in some rare cases.
  • The PDF invoice plugin didn't handle properly AJAX image and image custom fields in the invoice generation process.
  • The export of products wouldn't work when you would try to export entries of the type "variant" without a main product (this should normally not happen...).
  • On the product edition page, the variants listing was not ordered properly after a population, duplication or deletion of variants.
  • The dropdown to filter emails in the email log listing didn't work in some cases.

Improvements (67)

  • It is now impossible to delete the parent of a category, to avoid messing up the category tree.
  • The comparison system now supports the quantity layout setting of products.
  • We improved the way USPS rates are calculated.
  • We now better handle the quantity field values when invalid data is entered by the customer.
  • We added an error message when the "send details of orders" setting of the PayPal payment plugin is activated while the "round prices during calculations" setting is turned off in the HikaShop configuration.
  • We have improved the group package algorithm of the FedEx shipping method.
  • We have updated FedEx shipping package limit size.
  • We have added the possibility to translate Canada Post services Name/Description using Hikashop translation files.
  • We have added the possibility to translate UPS services Name/Description using Hikashop translation files.
  • We have added the possibility to translate USPS services Name/Description using Hikashop translation files.
  • We have added the possibility to translate FedEx services Name/Description using Hikashop translation files.
  • We improved the display of the products listing on the PDF shipping invoice.
  • We don't check anymore the category of the fields of filters based on fields if they don't have a category set.
  • We now calculate the security string based on new parameters sent from the PostFinance platform.
  • We improved the filter checks for mass actions as they might not be working properly in some cases.
  • We removed the deprecated "currency" option in the MIGS payment plugin.
  • The height aligment on the listings now uses the min-height instead of the height CSS parameter to define the height of the DIVs in order to reduce loading display issues.
  • The authorize thank you page now redirects back to the shop automatically by default.
  • The coupon value calculated out of the percentage value and the product prices now always take into account the taxes regardless of the "apply discount" setting of the HikaShop configuration.
  • We now avoid saving the settings of the emails if they are the same as the main configuration settings.
  • The users points gains are now also taken into account for variants when the points gain is restricted to categories.
  • The donation plugin better handle the prices entered by the customer.
  • The filters based on the prices now take into account the floating taxes price setting.
  • The ACL setting of the prices in the products now have a select/none checkbox in order to make it easier to configure that setting.
  • We improved the microdata for products without votes for the mini vote display.
  • We now force TLS 1.2 for PayPal Advanced, Pro and PayPal Express Checkout payment plugins in case your hosting doesn't set TLS 1.2 by default (which it should)
  • We improved the safeguards on the buffer cleaning for AJAX requests / exports to avoid endless loops on same strangely configured servers.
  • The VAT number format check for Ireland was old and didn't take into account new VAT numbers.
  • The "same address as billing" checkbox now auto submit the checkout form when clicked if the auto submit setting of the HikaShop configuration is activated for the legacy checkout.
  • We improved the checkout to prevent browser caching.
  • We now only display the regular expression check option for custom field types where it is necessary.
  • We now allow the merchant to set a limit higher than 50 in the reports but we keep the warning.
  • We now strip HTML tags in the characteristics dropdowns.
  • The email address entered on the registration form is now checked for validation on the server-side too.
  • We don't filter variant description in the backend by default.
  • The file download system now uses the order token so that guests can download files attached to products in a more consistent way.
  • We now display the helpful text on comments only if the helpful option is activated in the HikaShop configuration.
  • The PayPal Express checkout plugin now supports the new checkout system in order to add properly the "Express checkout" button there.
  • The user points system has been made compatible with the new checkout system.
  • The limitation system supports the new cart and checkout systems.
  • The global on listing system (one add to cart button for all the products of the listing) now supports the quantity input setting of the products.
  • The CC and BCC fields can now be used and modified when sending order notifications from the backend.
  • We added several improvements to the ShipStation plugin so that the shipping method, payment method user email and user telephone are sent to it for each order.
  • The "Display add to cart button on product page" setting has been removed. Instead, a "Add to cart on listings" setting has been added.
  • We removed the align attribute which is deprecated in HTML5.
  • The main CSS of the frontend and the styling CSS have been separated in two CSS files for greater flexibility.
  • You can now select a custom field in the "user group on registration" setting so that the user group of the customer upon registration can be based on what the customer selected in that custom field on the registration form.
  • We now display an error message when displaying the entry form and that no custom entry fields have been created.
  • The geolocation system now supports CloudFlare geolocation system.
  • We moved the "include virtual products price" setting from the "restrictions" area to the generic configuration of shipping methods since that option also apply to the calculation of the shipping fee based on a percentage or with the "Use price per product" setting.
  • Adding support of some special webserver configuration for the reading of the user address IP.
  • We added a backup plan to automatically use cURL in the Recaptcha plugin if the file_get_contents connection mode doesn't work (probably blocked by the hosting).
  • The product_taxability_code column of the TaxCloud plugin is now checked when you click on the "check database" button of the HikaShop configuration when the TaxCloud plugin is activated.
  • The Amazon Pay payment plugin has been removed from the install package of HikaShop since Amazon Pay isn't supported anymore by Amazon.
  • We added a tooltip on the filter remove icon link.
  • We now have variables containing the HTML class corresponding to the number of column for labels and inputs on the registration form.
  • We now store the current language in the order when it is created so that the email notifications can always be sent in the language of the customer.
  • We improved the user edition interface.
  • We introduced a new discount/coupon edition interface in the backend.
  • Email overrides are now only saved if the code was modified.
  • We added an error message on the view files edition when both CodeMirror and the normal text editor plugins are deactivated.
  • We improved the display of the prices on the products listing in the backend so that it displays all the prices when no unit price has been set in the product.
  • We've updated the AcyMailing integration for the API changes of AcyMailing
  • We added a javascript trigger for the refresh of the price when options are selected on the product page.
  • The product content tag system now supports variants to be selected and added inside Joomla content.
  • We added the price of the products in the remarketing plugin.
  • We updated the supported languages of ReCaptcha in the integration plugin.
  • The custom fields edition interface has been improved.

Features (32)

  • We've added a new checkout system which supports AJAX and is completely rewritten to be more flexible and easier to use.
  • We've completely change the cart/wishlist system. It is now fully AJAX, provides a proper messaging system, and can auto update the cart modules on the page (several if necessary) and the checkout views on the page if necessary.
  • There is now an option on menus and modules to activate/deactivate the "height consistency" system.
  • We added a return URL option to the ATO SIPS v2 payment plugin
  • We added an "include coupon" setting in the table reports so that you have more flexibility for the calculations.
  • We added a group package option through the USPS shipping methods.
  • Shipping prices per product are now correctly handled through the front-end vendor's product configuration page.
  • We added a new option to the google products plugin in order to discard discounts when calculating the prices of the products.
  • The content product tag plugin now also supports JEvents.
  • The HikaShop User Account plugin has now a new option to have the Joomla profile save redirect back to the HikaShop user control panel.
  • We optimized the size of the images used in the interface of HikaShop.
  • The email system now has a template system so that you can easily change the header/footer used for all the emails at once.
  • Most of the emails now also have the nice header/footer of order notifications ones.
  • There is now a bundle feature in HikaShop. With it, you can include different products into one product with different quantities and the quantity of all the bundled products will be updated automatically when the bundle is purchased.
  • Customers placing an order as guest can now access their order and invoice and pay their order from the order creation notification email.
  • We added the support of PHP 7.1.
  • The error messages have been improved on the checkout.
  • A new plugin called "Hikashop Add to Cart notification Plugin" which works with the new cart system and allow for better "add to cart" success/failure messages.
  • We've added an "infinite scroll" setting on products listings menu items so that it auto load more products on a page without the need for a pagination.
  • The HikaShop configuration page has been reworked. It has less options, they are sorted in a more intuitive way, and the options now have tooltips.
  • The address format can now be edited directly in the HikaShop configuration.
  • The cart manager and wishlist manager in the user control panel on the frontend and the ones in the backend have been completely rewritten.
  • The "Business hours" setting of the HikaShop configuration has been deprecated and you can now configure instead the Hikashop Shop Close Hours Plugin via the menu System>Plugins. It allows for more flexibility as you can have different open hours for different days and even several open hours ranges for the same day.
  • The addresses manager on the user control panel has been redone in order to not use popups (and thus avoid conflicts with 3rd parties)
  • A new dashboard display has been integrated in the backend of HikaShop
  • We added the "CSS for butons" and "CSS for add to cart/wishlist buttons" options so that you can easily customize the buttons display by using the classes of your template.
  • The order status configuration system in System>Order statuses has been completely rewritten. It is more robust and doesn't need any option in the HikaShop configuration page.
  • The frontend of HikaShop has been almost completely rewritten to not need boostrap or mootools. We still have the carousel setting to work on for that.
  • The System->Emails menu is now available in starter and essential so that you can enable/disable emails if necessary.
  • The can now use the product_sort_price column in order to sort products listings by price easily.
  • We've added a new display mode option for the XFBML display of facebook buttons with the HikaShop Social Networks plugin.
  • You can now have products listings of related products of the products in the cart thanks to a new option in the products listings modules and menu items.
  • The HikaShop User Account plugin has now a new option to have the Joomla profile save redirect back to the HikaShop user control panel.

 

HikaShop 2.6.4

Release date : September, 01 2016

List of all the files changed between the 2.6.3 and the 2.6.4

Bug fixes (54)

  • The address information entered was being lost on the checkout when the customer would validate a new address but the server side check would detect an error.
  • We fixed the add to wishlist button behavior.
  • The checkbox selected filters on custom product fields were not always displaying properly.
  • The username, name and email are not lost anymore when the password is refused because it doesn't meet the criteria on the registration form.
  • If the category alias or the menu alias started with "limit" and that you had the "redirect POST mode" setting activated, the pagination would not be working properly.
  • We fixed an issue with the import system from other ecommerce solutions which was importing the billing address as shipping address and ignoring the shipping addresses.
  • We fixed a problem with the reports/widgets limited by categories with lots of sub categories where the report/widget would only take into account the product sales from 20 subcategories of the categories in the list.
  • We adapted the UPS plugin so that it properly display "Negotiated rates" returned for the UPS platform.
  • The error messages of the upload system were not displayed anymore to the user.
  • The data sent to Google Analytics could be missing the currency and had a wrong tax amount when not using the direct call mode.
  • We fixed an issue on the "show_select_price" quantity input value, the max value was limited by default.
  • The "HikaShop Customers who bought..." filter (integration with AcyMailing) wasn't picking up any customers who bought product variants.
  • We added a fix for the picHTML tag in the AcyMailing integration plugin.
  • The "send email for new comments" setting was not working properly.
  • The canonical URL field of categories was missing from the content element file for Falang/JoomFish.
  • The default weight and dimension units were not used when generating variants.
  • The delete button wasn't displayed for wishlists in some cases
  • We fixed a MySQL query error with sorting filters in some rare cases.
  • The default value of custom fields could be set when loading products data even though the fields where not loaded for these products.
  • The access level filter of order mass actions was creating an error in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue when using the csv import filter in the mass actions.
  • The product import system better handles images meta data import and files name/description import.
  • We added a fix to the VirtueMart 2/3 import to handle guest orders.
  • Checkbox filters on brands didn't handle multiple brands being selected properly
  • The number of products to be displayed on the listings of the frontend didn't work properly in some rare case with the redirect post mode setting activated and the use of filters on the same page.
  • The variant names in search results could have HTML tags displayed as titles of the results.
  • The import for Mijoshop, Redshop and OpenCart could potentially stop working after entering an unexisting step.
  • Empty custom field values were not taken into account properly by the Google products plugin when generating the XML with custom fields column names being used.
  • The comparison system wasn't handling properly the single quotes in product names.
  • The coupons couldn't be selected properly in reports in the backend.
  • The restrictions on categories and products were not properly taken into account for the server-side required check of custom order fields.
  • We fixed an issue with the customer reports with categories restrictions which were not handled properly.
  • We fixed a fatal error on Joomla 2.5 in some rare cases with the HikaShop product tag translation plugin.
  • We now properly handle the product name added to the order when you add a variant with a name to an order from the backend interface.
  • The copy system didn't copy the warehouse of the products.
  • We fixed the display of category images on the backend listing when the text searched is included in the image filename.
  • The carriage return were no more present in the comments.
  • We fixed the text on the custom fields of type AJAX file.
  • The conversion rate of the user points payment plugin didn't work properly when partial payments were disabled for other currencies than the main currency.
  • We fixed an issue we had with the UPS calculation of number of package.
  • The administrator notification email was not sent when there was no user for a new order.
  • The advanced date picker fields had an issue with the language texts with special characters.
  • The system wasn't displaying an error message when no credit card was entered on the credit card form of the checkout.
  • We've added a fix for the advanced datepicker field type custom fields.
  • We update the Australia Post V2 shipping plugin according to the "pac api update 2016", which means that we have added new weight/dimensions limits and services but that we also cleared and optimized the code.
  • The mass actions with a CSV import of product didn't handle properly prices with a comma as decimal separator.
  • We fixed several displaying issues we had while using User Points.
  • We fixed the product custom field display in the view "listing table".
  • We fixed the saving of custom item fields at the end of the checkout.
  • We fixed a warning after the creation of custom item fields.
  • We fixed an issue with the Sofort payment plugin.
  • We fixed a problem with the display of orders without products needing too much resources.
  • The microdata didn't handle properly the prices of variants.
  • We fixed the microdata attributes that were added to related products prices on the product page for no reason.

Improvements (31)

  • We removed Stripe and Sofort from the HikaShop packages. The plugins have been moved to GitHub (https://github.com/hikashop/)
  • On the product edition page, the variants listing are now ordered properly after a population, duplication or deletion of variants.
  • We now send the currency rate in the KashFlow plugin.
  • We now properly escape the empty message setting of the cart module in the backend interface.
  • We replaced the default horrible amex picture by a better one.
  • The "show shipping" and "show coupon" settings of the cart module are now displayed even in mini-cart mode as they allow you to configure what price should be used in the mini cart.
  • We adapted the billing information sent to the PayPal Integral platform
  • We clarified FedEx "Dimension approximation" and "Use dimension" options.
  • We now automatically add a target="_blank" to the paypal form if we are within an iframe as paypal does not allow that.
  • We now throw a 404 error when products are not found in order to improve SEO.
  • Allow merchants to enter external URLs for downloads without having to store them locally (allows for cloud storage).
  • We now check if the email address entered by the customer is valid on the waitlist form.
  • We improved the display of error messages when shipping methods are blocked by product.
  • The interface language of the PayBox payment gateway is now set by HikaShop when redirecting the customer there.
  • HikaShop now stores the PayPal transaction ID in the orders even for invalid transactions.
  • The waitlist notification plugin now returns the number of sent emails.
  • The user points were not given for variants of products when the "product categories" setting of the user points plugin was being set to restrict the points given to only some categories of products.
  • The previous/next buttons on the product page now circle around for better SEO.
  • We improved the plugin trigger system for the View API.
  • Wysiwyg custom field can now use Joomla content tags.
  • You can now search carts with usernames or names in the carts listing of the backend.
  • We added the refresh of the badges on the product page based on the variant selected.
  • We now remove the keywords microdata added by Joomla on the tags that you can add to products in HikaShop as it is only valid for articles, not products.
  • We improved the registration integration with Community Builder.
  • The user id was missing from the address data when the address of an order was modified through the backend interface.
  • We've updated the credit card numbers format check algorithms to support all credit card numbers currently available worldwide.
  • We added a link to the order in the history of EasySocial points.
  • We now load shipping and payment plugins on the after_end view file so that the plugins can display their own stuff on the thank you page of HikaShop.
  • The PDF invoice plugin now handles the new custom fields display options.
  • We now allow the reordering of the products on leaf categories even in "all sub elements" mode.
  • The product code column wasn't in the good position on the table layout of products listings when custom product fields were displayed on it.
  • We now force the POST in AIM mode with the Authorize.net payment plugin.

Features (16)

  • We added support for abandonned carts in the integration between AcyMailing and HikaShop.
  • The Stripe payment plugin now supports the new API of Stripe.
  • We added an option to delete the imported CSV file after the import in the HikaShop Product cron update plugin.
  • We added an option to change the logic of the custom fields multiple select and checkbox filters.
  • The products listings now have an option to display only discounted products.
  • We added the "Duplicate window" setting to the Authorize.net payment plugin so that you can now configure a duplicate transaction window different than the default 2 minutes of Authorize.net
  • There is now an option in the affiliate plugin to remove the affiliate button from the user control panel of the frontend.
  • We now give the possibility to modify the porter email address on paybox so that the user will not receive the payment ticket from paybox.
  • It's now possible to force the payment method for the PayBox payment plugin.
  • The PayBox payment plugin now supports the iframe mode in order to display the payment form inside the checkout interface.
  • The reminder feature of the integration between HikaShop and AcyMailing allows for a wider range of periods.
  • You can now enter the column name of a custom product field in the remarketing plugin so that you can more easily enter the ecomm_prodid for each product.
  • We added support of new HMAC signature for the payment gateway Borgun
  • The Mondial Relay plugin now supports the API Key parameter of Google Maps
  • You can now use data tags in the email subjects to get information from the order/user.
  • The PDF invoice plugin can now also generate shipping invoices from a bunch of orders thanks to a new "shipping invoice" button on the orders listing.
  • The PDF invoice plugin now can also handle shipping invoices.

 

HikaShop 2.6.3

Release date : May, 03 2016

List of all the files changed between the 2.6.2 and the 2.6.3

Bug fixes (36)

  • When updating a custom order field via mass action it could cause a MySQL error.
  • The shipping images couldn't be saved and the shipping and payment images couldn't all be removed from shipping/payment methods.
  • The massa actions could potentially generate MySQL errors with too much products being processed
  • We fixed an extra invalid column in the QuickBooks export
  • The selection of order statuses couldn't handle more than 10 elements properly
  • We make sure to not trigger the captcha verification when the user confirms his account via the link in the verification email
  • The products without a price configured in their main product were not taken into account for loading the list of brands, custom field values, etc of filters with the "dynamic display" option turned on
  • The user points discount was sometimes taken into account in the calculation of the possible maximum discount while it shouldn't
  • The custom order fields couldn't be saved anymore in the order edition page of the backend when the order contained user points
  • Menus items of the type "HikaShop categories listing" restricted to something esle than public or guest could potentially generate invalid category links on the listing
  • We fixed the return of the CECA payment plugin
  • The ACLs of brands weren't taken into account for brand filters
  • We fixed a fatal error on the new product and category views with effects
  • We fixed the reCaptcha issue on comment form
  • The inherit value of the display setting "custom item fields" of listings on the frontent wasn't handled properly
  • We fixed a HTML validation issue with the display of images on the product page when several images are present
  • We fixed an issue to allow the refresh of the star blocks after a vote
  • We fixed an issue for the comment submission after a rating on a product page
  • The category image file was deleted for each categories using the same image when editing one of these categories
  • We fixed the display of product pages with the ids removed and the SEF product name empty in the URLs
  • The "redirection status" parameter of the No SSL outside checkout plugin wasn't added properly to the plugin settings interface
  • We fixed an issue regarding the max quantity per order limitation
  • We fixed warnings on the product page when no prices were added to the product
  • We fixed the calculations of the shipping fees on the product page
  • We've fixed a fatal error with the display in list of categories in some rare cases
  • The thumnails attributes had an HTML issue with the previous version of HikaShop
  • The regex of custom fields didn't escape slashes properly with the javascript check
  • We fixed a compatibility issue with "Hikamarket front-end editor" that was happening during the creation of shipping methods
  • We fixed an issue for the customer save in cart in backend, the hikashop user id was used instead of the user cms id
  • We fixed a fatal error with the PayPAl Pro payment plugin
  • We fixed an issue about custom field "display limited to" option in contact form
  • We've added a fix for the support of Joomla 3.5.1
  • We fixed the handling of the spaces in the descriptions of products for pinterest
  • We fixed a warning with the characteristics display with img tags in the values
  • We fixed several issues with the handling of the addresses edition on the checkout
  • We fixed a small warning with the PayPal integral evolution payment plugin
  • We fixed a browser caching issue which could happen on some servers with PayPal Express Checkout

Improvements (12)

  • We've added classes for the name of the characteristics in "table" mode in order to be able to easily style them.
  • We removed the use of mootools for the credit card form of the checkout
  • We've added small improvements to the display of the invoice number in the PDF invoice plugin
  • We improved checks on product listings when the synchronize option is enabled
  • We now only load the modal system when the popup selector is selected for the address view of the checkout
  • We now handle translations of the advanced datepicker field ourselves to avoid conflicts with other extensions using jQuery improperly
  • The "Use Global" choice of the "show page heading" setting of menu items of the type "HikaShop products/categories listing" is now supported
  • We improved the transliteration of names to aliases with some languages
  • We improved the the variants edition system to better handle javascript code
  • The HikaShop advanced date picker is now compatible with Ajax loading
  • We moveed the inline styles into style tags on the listing pages
  • The product alias uniqueness check was missing from the new product edition interface save process
  • The PayPal Express Checkout payment method now also send the order details to PayPal after the order is confirmed so that the PayPal notification email contains the data when the "send order details" option of the method is activated

Features (5)

  • We added new display option for custom fields of the table "product" for the product listing and email notifications
  • We've added an option to the CM-CIC payment plugin to be able to select the default language for the payment page
  • We added an option to turn off the display of the shipping fee on the product page in the HikaShop shipping price per product plugin settings
  • We replaced the effects (fade, slider, etc) on category listings from javascript to css3 code
  • We've added an option to the cart and wishlist modules to hide them when nothing is in the cart/wishlist

HikaShop 2.6.2

Release date : April, 04 2016

List of all the files changed between the 2.6.1 and the 2.6.2
More about that release

Bug fixes (60)

  • We fixed issues in wishlist creation and management from backend.
  • The "Display custom user fields on user profile edition page" setting of the user synchronization wasn't taken into account properly for the saving of the Joomla user profile and could sometimes result in errors with required custom fields
  • The 0 value was not properly set in exported CSV files
  • We fixed an issue where the "Quota per user" option wasn't taken into account in some cases.
  • The "in stock" filter wasn't working properly with the "redirect POST mode" setting activated.
  • The title of columns report carts were not translated.
  • The regex option wasn't working for custom address fields on some screens.
  • The calculations for the table widgets on sales with the shipping included and the tax excluded were wrong.
  • We fixed the fade effect on product listings.
  • We added a fix for an issue regarding the "Product" insert button that happened through the front-end article edition page.
  • The currency code wasn't handled properly in KashFlow's invoices.
  • We fixed a collation issue with Joomla 3.5
  • The Estimated delivery time wasn't translated with canadapost.
  • The filters were not responsive anymore.
  • The cart session is now cleaned in AIM mode with the Authorize.net payment plugin after the checkout.
  • The menu item id entered in the settings of the filter module wasn't taken into account anymore on Joomla 3.
  • We fixed a popup issue with the HikaShop discount selector in the backend.
  • The "Monday first" option wasn't properly taken into account in the settings of the custom fields of the type "advanced date picker".
  • We fixed a query issue with the OpenCart import process.
  • We fixed several issues with the xmap plugin integration so that it works properly with the new menu system of HikaShop.
  • The "email history" button of the user edition page wasn't working properly.
  • We fixed an issue when updating a product column value from a price column with the mass action system.
  • The coupon value could cause a problem with PayPal Pro when the "send order details" setting of the PayPal Pro plugin was activated.
  • The products files ordering wasn't saved properly when editing the products in the backend.
  • The buttons of the Additional order information edition popup were not translated.
  • The default value for the quantity input method was not correctly set.
  • We initialize the votes before forcing the height of the divs to avoid display issues in some case.
  • We fixed the issue regarding the "+" action button of the "shipping prices" tab of variants configuration page which wasn't properly working.
  • We fixed an issue related to the brands listing menus. The parent category setting was not read properly.
  • We now deactivate the browser cache for the category explorer to avoid caching issues with it.
  • We fixed an issue for the elements using the "selectparentlisting" parameter from the menu settings.
  • We fixed a text issue in the PDF invoice plugin.
  • The custom item fields without any product or category restriction could sometimes not be displayed on the listings.
  • The "display limited to" system didn't work properly for custom product fields in variants.
  • We fixed a FedEx issue which was preventing us from sending every products to the FedEx platform.
  • We returned an error instead of a success when setting only a comment with no rate.
  • The "send notification" setting of the PayPal Pro payment plugin wasn't working properly.
  • The pagination for the comment listing had issues.
  • The date format could cause a problem with the badge edition form.
  • We fixed a notice message with the loading of the parameters of modules.
  • We removed a notice on the translation popups with custom product fields.
  • The brand url on the product page is now getting the correct menu item id for Joomla 3.
  • We fixed an issue with the calculations of the shipping fee with multiple currencies.
  • We fixed an issue for the votes when only the comments are enabled.
  • In some rare cases, the shipping address of the order wasn't taken into account when sending the notification emails.
  • We removed potential notice messages with the VAT number check system.
  • The tab system used in the backend of HikaShop had a conflict in some rare cases with another extension. We've added a patch to avoid the issue.
  • The conditional display of custom address fields on the registration page of HikaShop wasn't working anymore.
  • The reset of the pagination when using a filter was not able working properly since the new menu and module settings were put in place.
  • We added a fix regarding the Alipay sign calculation.
  • The "Server current URL mode" option wasn't taken into account properly in some cases.
  • The cursor limits for filters based on price didn't take into account the ACLs on the prices.
  • The number of products in a category could in some cases be displayed twice next to the category name.
  • We avoid a conflict on the order status translations with AcyMailing.
  • We fixed an issue on review submission when vote and comment are connected.
  • We added a missing classname in the user registration view (in bootstrap mode).
  • We fixed an issue when submitting a comment when not registered, the username and email were encoded.
  • The default value of custom fields of the type advanced datepicker would automatically take the value of today if the "default today" setting was turned on.
  • We fixed an issue on the Correios shipping method regarding the method id on save.
  • Fix regarding the calculation of the maximum number of product that can be added in a package regarding the length + girth limit for the CanadaPost plugin.

Improvements (34)

  • We removed the default IP addresses in the PayBox payment plugin.
  • Vex is now the default popup mode when you install a fresh HikaShop.
  • The popup links could potentially be indexed by search engines.
  • We now send the IP address of the customer to Virtual Merchant when that payment method is used.
  • The "allow notification from Authorize.net" option label is now properly displayed.
  • The user message textarea is now formatted similarily to the history message textarea when modifying an order in the backend.
  • We now only load the mootools modal when the wishlist system is enabled and the user not logged in.
  • The form submissions could potentially lead to 404 error pages when coming from non Hikashop pages with menu items configured with language restrictions.
  • The VM2 import now supports the import of addresses without a country or without a state.
  • If a shipping price per product is set for both main product and variant we only use the variant shipping price per product.
  • We now send the Customer IP with the direct call mode of Google Analytics so that the IP address logged by Google Analytics is always the correct one.
  • We added plus and minus buttons on columns and rows selectors in menus and modules configuration page.
  • We now do not display unpublished variants on the product pages.
  • The custom item fields now have their javascript added for product content tags so it allows you to use a wider variety of custom field types with content tags.
  • The custom user fields now support the "display limited to" system in the backend user edition interface too.
  • The canonical URLs were not used for the product links on the order details page of the frontend.
  • We improved the mass actions to handle users with many groups on User Access Level filters.
  • The filter selection popup of the filter module wasn't displaying the filter name and it could lead to some misunderstanding.
  • The users are now auto-logged in if possible after the registration through the registration form of HikaShop, like on the checkout.
  • We improved the import csv file feature in the mass actions, it now handles the exported csv files from mass actions and full images data.
  • The social networks plugin now supports nonumber tabs in the products description.
  • The ReCaptcha plugin now only check registrations for the extensions it integrate with.
  • It is now possible to configure a HTTP status for the HTTP redirects of the no SSL outside checkout plugin.
  • The waitlist edition screen didn't display the selected variant.
  • We now properly handle the required option for custom order fields restricted to products/categories.
  • We improved the invoice id generation to check if there is already an invoice number (and invoice creation date) in the order as to not regenerate it.
  • We improved the saving of the canonical URL in the backend so that it accepts URLs of the current website and remove the website URL as only relative URL paths should be added there.
  • We avoid to have two csv export files with the same name with mass action exports.
  • We display the current payment method in the dropdown of the payment methods of the orders listing if it is not in the list of valid payment methods so that the customer can keep the payment method he already have in his order.
  • We now hide the Carousel options for menus.
  • We now sort the variants on the product edition page in the correct order based on the characteristic values.
  • We replaced the "length" itemprop in the microdata by "depth" as "length" is not valid.
  • The Authorize.net payment plugin now skips the payment notification processing if the order is already confirmed.
  • The restrictions on payment methods now properly apply for the display of the payment methods selection dropdown on the orders listing of the frontend.

Features (10)

  • HikaShop is fully compatible with PHP7
  • The user points system now supports the AltaUserPoints extension.
  • We added new restrictions to display item, order and product custom fields so that you have a better control on where the fields are displayed on your website.
  • You can now edit "additionals" (points, etc) when you edit orders in the backend.
  • We developped a new shipping plugin for BPost
  • We added the possibility to translate custom category fields.
  • The microdata attributes and tags are now directly in the views of the product page so that it is less resources hungry and will work with any template in the future while the previous method, through a system plugin could only work if the views were not too much modified by the Joomla template.
  • You can now specify a return URL for the Worldpay Business payment methods.
  • We added a new quantity input dropdown type to let the customer select the quantity based on the min quantities of the prices of the product.
  • We added new options on hikashop modules so that you can now restrict the display of the modules on front end pages without the need for a third party extension like Advanced Modules Manager.

 

HikaShop 2.6.1

Release date : January, 11 2016

List of all the files changed between the 2.6.0 and the 2.6.1
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Bug fixes (65)

  • We fixed the display of the progress bar with Ajax uploads.
  • We fixed an issue related to the vote limitations which allowed anonymous users to vote when they didn't had the right to.
  • We fixed the display of the "default variant" column in the product edition when using Joomla 1.5/2.5.
  • We fixed an issue when exporting variants prices with tax in the mass actions.
  • We fixed a Canada post issue that we had with the calculation of the number of packages when the "group package" option was enabled.
  • The TaxCloud plugin was not triggering TaxCloud for orders already confirmed at their creation (it can happen for a few payment methods).
  • We fixed the ACL system in the backend which wasn't working properly in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue for the custom fields default value.
  • Leading zeros were sometimes removed when exporting CSV files.
  • The quantity of products already bought was counted once per category for each order for the limitations system.
  • The quantity of products already bought was counted twice for each order for the limitations system.
  • We added a fix for mass actions using a trigger and with filters on characteristics were not all the products have a characteristic defined.
  • The order auto cancel plugin couldn't have a frequency lower than 1 hour.
  • We fixed the display of the warehouse selector for some rare cases.
  • The variant name wasn't taken into account properly in some cases.
  • We fixed a problem with the AcyMailing integration regarding the filtering on the order status.
  • We fixed an issue when filtering product mass actions on characteristics.
  • We fixed an issue for category mass actions when changing values on custom fields with not standard names.
  • We fixed a parameter in the XML content sent by the VirtualMerchant plugin.
  • We fixed an issue on the filter module and the generated url when force redirect option enabled.
  • We fixed an issue on the canonical urls, they were still saved in the product settings even if the option was set on "Use canonical URL if specified".
  • Two minor fixes were added for the HikaShop user point plugin.
  • We fixed an issue for the price in the microdata when many prices are displayed (many currencies, or price displayed with and without tax).
  • We fixed an issue on the wishlist management in backend.
  • The credit card infos would not be erased by the VirtualMerchant payment plugin when the credit card was refused.
  • We added a fix regarding the fact that USPS always only sent ONE package so the price would raise to a fixed limit.
  • We Restored the "ul simple display" in the category listing menu configuration for Joomla 3.
  • We fixed an issue when exporting the products in a CSV via the mass actions.
  • The redirection setting was not correctly interpreted when adding a product to the wishlist from the compare page.
  • We fixed an issue when deleting a product in the cart display page.
  • The PayPal Express plugin now handle properly free orders.
  • We fixed an issue that we had with the Correios shipping display on the shipping details of the back-end order edition page.
  • We fixed an issue for the brand listing module when editing module settings.
  • We fixed a small issue which was caused by the fact that the Canada Post shipping platform is throwing a "5000 : XML parsing error." error message when the description of the package sent is NULL
  • We fixed a query error with the use of the search on orders, users and products listings in the backend when you had custom fields of the type "custom text" configured
  • We solved an issue when updating product prices on CSV import via the mass actions.
  • We fixed the "contact request" email when there is no product (HikaShop contact menu, Vendor contact with HikaMarket).
  • We fixed an issue that we have with the Australia Post v2 displaying during the checkout workflow (description) and on the Order detail/invoice (name).
  • We avoid the creation of associated modules with the new menu / module options on Joomla 3.
  • We fixed an issue in the mass action when updating a value via an operation with a decimal number.
  • We fixed the saving of the TinyMCE editor for variants with Joomla 3.4.5.
  • We fixed some runaway HTML tags on the checkout.
  • We fixed an issue where the UPS delivery time was sometimes invalid but still displayed.
  • We fixed the option "ordering field" in the new menus / modules settings for the categories.
  • When adding a product to the cart, the cart module settings were not loaded correctly in some cases.
  • We fixed the display of the title on the widgets/reports so that it matches with the type of content displayed.
  • We fixed a warehouse issue which resulted sometimes in orders not finalized without paying shipping method of some products.
  • We fixed the support of numeric values default selection for custom fields.
  • We fixed an issue regarding the image displayed in the cart display page.
  • The HikasHop associated modules on Joomla 1.5 and 2.5 are using the "synchronize" value again.
  • We fixed an issue with the images in the options tabs of modules.
  • The HTML of the cart display page could be off in some cases.
  • Fix a display issue with namebox when using some drag'n'drop to sort the elements.
  • We fixed an issue with the page title.
  • We fixed an issue with the new menus / modules configuration when using FaLang or JoomFish for the translations.
  • The Pagseguro payment plugin didn't handle items with big prices properly and it could create an error.
  • The Servired payment plugin wasn't sending order status notification emails to customers.
  • The "display limited to" system wasn't initialized properly for custom address fields on the registration form since the 2.6.0.
  • The Pagseguro payment plugin didn't handle items with big prices properly and it could create an error.
  • The new menu edition interface get now the correct category from the current parameters.
  • The link to the user from the carts listing on the backend wasn't generated correctly.
  • The coupon code in the cart would be removed when the customer would login.
  • The status notification email wasn't sent even when the corresponding option was turned on with the bank transfer and collect on delivery payment plugins.
  • We fixed a bug whereby the limits with a quantity above 1 weren't working.
  • We fixed a bug with the custom field translation integration with JoomFish.
  • We fixed the input field for the start and end dates for the table report row edition popup which weren't working properly and didn't allow you to change the hour of the selection.

Improvements (33)

  • We removed payment plugins made by external developers. These plugins will be available for download but won't be include in HikaShop install packages anymore.
  • We removed the EnvoiMoinsCher shipping plugin from the HikaShop installation package. It is available for download but won't be include in HikaShop packages anymore.
  • We now allow to set a retail price on the variants too.
  • We improved the support of UTF8 for URLs aliases.
  • The PDF invoice plugin now handles the "display product code" setting of the HikaShop configuration.
  • The order creation email now handles the purchase order payment method information box.
  • We now display the download counter in the order details even if the download limit is unlimited.
  • The display of the brand on the product page now takes into account the published setting of the brand.
  • The Authorize.net payment plugin now has an option to select whether the coupon amount should be sent with a negative value or not (different payment gateways work differently) We fixed an issue on the cart and wishlist display page, the user were not correctly recognized.
  • We now have the same ordering for the total elements in the cart of the checkout than in the emails.
  • We added limits in the USPS shipping plugin to efficiently gather products into package(s).
  • We added a tooltip on the images with a long file name in the HikaShop gallery system.
  • We added translation keys into the language file to translate the options of the different plugins.
  • We removed the value "On a per product basis" of the option "Display the quantity field on the product page" if not used as it has been replaced by the "Quantity input method" option.
  • We added the value "None" for the "Quantity input method" option in order to be able to not have quantity input.
  • The "Change user group" user mass action will now disconnect the customer in order to apply the new ACLs.
  • The payment methods dropdown filter on the orders listing now handle the different instances of payment methods for better consistency.
  • We now strip the loadposition and module tags in the product description when using it for meta data for the social networks buttons in order not to break them.
  • There is now a hidden configuration parameter code_editor that you can set in the hikashop_config table of your database in order to change the code editor to something else than Codemirror.
  • We added a new trigger for the cart : onAfterFullCartLoad.
  • It's now possible to override the name of the shipping service for the Australia post v2 plugin.
  • We improved the design of "user points" plugin settings in the joomla plugins manager.
  • We remove the contact page from the indexable content of the website in order to avoid duplicate content (when you have one contact page for each product).
  • One of the error messages on the VAT number verification system wasn't translatable. It is now.
  • The "add to cart" button is not displayed by default when products are free.
  • We now delete the old carts when you login with a cart and that the "multicart" mode is disabled.
  • The options interface of the menus and modules was displayed when editing a menu/module translation via Falang/JoomFish even though it was not needed and was creating problems.
  • The associated modules are no more displayed when changing a menu from "categories listing" to "products listing" with the new interface.
  • The link of the option "Styles for the front-end" of the HikaShop configuration now opens on a new window.
  • We improved the retrieval of the country from the shipping address sent back by PayPal Express.
  • We now handle the state / country names and codes in the mass action exports.
  • The QuickBooks export plugin now supports guest orders.
  • The prices rounding now takes into account the rounding increment even when the "round prices during calculations" setting of the HikaShop configuration is deactivated.
  • We improved the pagination system in order to handle template overrides but still use the HikaShop content.

Features (16)

  • You can now insert several products at a time in the HikaShop AcyMailing tag plugin.
  • We added Access Levels on badges so that you can now restrict badges to different user groups.
  • We added a new option on the Email History plugin to keep emails in the database only during a period defined by the user.
  • A new payment plugin was developed for eWay Rapid (by Obsidev).
  • A new payment plugin was developed for Amazon Checkout.
  • We added a "Use dimension" option to the USPS shipping plugin.
  • We added the possibility to remove a user group in the order mass action.
  • We added the possibility to remove some groups for selected users in mass actions.
  • We can now set a canonical url via the product mass actions.
  • The current category image on the products and categories listing now has a title and an alt tag for better SEO.
  • We added a new option "attribute" for custom fields which allows the merchant to add attributes according to the selected field type.
  • There is now an option in the PayPal Advanced payment plugin to support authorization without automatic capture of the funds.
  • We added the "vex" popup system into HikaShop. It will allow to better compatibility with Joomla templates.
  • The plugins "user points" now handle EasySocial points.
  • The SagePay plugin now has settings to let SagePay send an email to the customer and to the vendor.
  • We added a new option to the Virtual Merchant plugin in order to support the multi currency mode of Virtual Merchant.
  • We added a new option to the PayPal Express payment plugin so that you can allow the customers to change their order address during the PayPal Express Checkout.

 

HikaShop 2.6.0

Release date : September, 23 2015

List of all the files changed between the 2.5.0 and the 2.6.0

 

Bug fixes (93)

  • Minor security issue allowing reflected XSS in the backend has been fixed. Reported by Vitor Oliveira, Filipe Reis and Fábio Pires from Integrity (https://labs.integrity.pt/)
  • We fixed the display of the payment notifciation URL in the PayZa payment plugin
  • We improved the handling of the checkboxes filters for custom fields
  • The option name now correctly display in the cart/order when the variant names are provided.
  • We fixed the "update/about" button ACL on the dashboard of HikaShop
  • We fixed an issue that we had regarding the price returned by the Australia Post platform and which sometime wasn't correctly converted
  • The currency rounding increment wasn't taken into account for discounts
  • We fixed the router for the access to a sub element of a user control panel menu item
  • The sub categories displayed below the categories on the categories listing were not using the canonical URLs
  • We fixed the configuration of the datepicker plugin with Joomla 3
  • We fixed some warnings for the displaying of payment method prices with a different origin currency
  • The BCC and CC emails were not taken into account for the order status notification email when sent from the orders listing
  • We fixed the handling of the server port in the canonical URL generation system when different from 80
  • After you had exported products or orders, you couldn't use the pagination or filters of the current listing and you had to go somewhere else in HikaShop/Joomla before going back to the listing in order to use them again
  • We fixed a warning during the installation process with new versions of Joomla
  • We fixed an issue regarding the minimum / maximum price options of the shipping method configuration page. In fact, a wrong total price was used for these options through the checkout when we also had a percentage coupon on our cart
  • The drag'n'drop ordering of the categories of a product with the new product edition interface wasn't working properly
  • The coupon value wasn't sent properly to PayPal Pro with the option "send order details" was activated
  • Related products and options where not exported in the correct order when exporting a CSV of the products from the products listing
  • We fixed the display category explorer when listing the order statuses
  • We fixed a javascript error on custom fields when the data contained a quote
  • The tax category couldn't be changed properly for an order shipping method
  • We fixed an issue when adding a product which was already in the cart as an option
  • The tax rate wasn't properly set in the selector dropdown of the additionals edition popup in the backend
  • The ordering of the related products and options on the new product edition interface wasn't working properly
  • We fixed an issue when installing HikaShop data sample on Joomla 2.5
  • We fixed the Gallery Image uploader (compatibility with HikaMarket)
  • The "Display limited to" setting wasn't taken into account for the display of the custom user fields on the Joomla user profile page
  • Custom image fields now use the "allowed images" setting instead of the "allowed files" setting for the restriction on the uploading of the images
  • The pinterest icon of the HikaShop social networks plugin didn't support HTTPS
  • The product tabs could be collapsed on the tabular layout by clicking on their content in some cases
  • The add to cart could potentially be triggered even though the add to cart button was not being displayed on the product page
  • The notice popup after add to cart could sometimes not display properly
  • The product page contact/waitlist form messages with links to the product page could have a wrong link generated if the product had characteristics
  • The links going back to the product page on the thank you message of the contact form/waitlist form now take into account the canonical URL
  • We fixed some styling issues with the social network buttons when aligned to the right of the page
  • We fixed an issue with radio filters for categories
  • We added a fix for the AcyMailing integration which could potentially generate an error in AcyMailing during the registration process
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing customers to finalize there checkout workflow when the Canada post shipping method was selected
  • The new category explorer of the backend could overlap with the main area in some cases
  • The JMS site selection on prices was missing from the new product edition interface
  • We fixed an issue that we had by using the "Pay now" button when the "Reorder" one was displayed through the customer order listing
  • The minimum coupon value check was done inversely from what was configured in the "apply discount" setting of the HikaShop configuration
  • We fixed an issue with the brand filters which could filter too much when other filters would be used in some rare cases
  • In some cases, it was be possible that the javascript of the custom user fields would be missing on the user profile edition page based on how your menu items were configured
  • The new product selector dropdown didn't support UTF8 for PHP versions before 5.4 for the selection of products
  • The product code of the variants were not updated when the main product code was updated with the new product edition interface
  • The files of variants couldn't be added with the edition popup with the new product edition interface
  • The alias and canonical URL fields were missing from the translation popup with the new product edition interface
  • When displaying the characteristics with different display methods, it could happen that the selection wouldn't work on characteristic dropdowns
  • The files of variants couldn't be added with the edition popup with the new product edition interface
  • The files of variants couldn't be deleted with the new product edition interface
  • The product images on the RSS feed could have an extra / in their path in some cases
  • We fixed a warning with the HikaShop user synchronization plugin which could be displayed in some cases
  • The PayPal Advanced payment plugin didn't handle properly the return of the user after the payment or its cancellation
  • The URL calculated by Joomla for the search results links could be wrong in some cases
  • We fixed an issue when multi cart option is disabled and the customer go through the cart display menu when not having any cart
  • We fixed an issue related on the minimum quantity per order value for the variants in the cart
  • We fixed an issue for badges not based on a discount
  • We fixed an issue with custom fields types using javascript for the product table for the variant edition with the new product edition interface
  • In some cases the path of the CSV of the product auto update plugin would have an extra / added at the end of the path
  • The explorer could potentially not display the categories based on the order of their creation
  • We fixed an issue with the return_url parameter adding itself over and over after each filtering when using filters with the "redirect POST mode" setting activated
  • The category images couldn't be uploaded anymore when the upload folder path was not absolute
  • The price ACL edition on variants prices was not working properly in the new product edition interface
  • We fixed the use of the double quote as values of custom fields
  • We fixed the missing body in the mass action emails
  • The blocks on the variant edition area were not aligned properly with the new product edition system
  • We fixed an issue with the auto loaded coupons whereby the calculations for the "minimum order amount" would be incorrect with products with characteristics
  • Tax calculations were not correct for the same product with different custom fields and several items of each in the cart on some versions of PHP
  • The multiple selection dropdown filters now properly handle the title added inside the filter when the Chosen library is activated
  • We fixed an issue that we had when we used at least two PayPal payment methods with one which wasn't well configured (the order wasn't created even if we selected the configured payment method)
  • We fixed an issue on the USPS shipping method regarding the "failed to obtain a shipping quotes." error message which was displayed even if we had some USPS services available
  • The characteristics selection didn't refresh the information on the product page when there were several characteristics with different display methods on the page
  • We now properly handle the "save and new" button of the new product edition interface
  • We fixed the saving of the weight for variants with the new product edition interface
  • We fixed the watermarking with upload of images using drag&drop
  • We fixed a javascript issue with the switch between the multiple thumbnails of a product on the product page
  • The google remarketing plugin was not working if the products had product codes with letters in them
  • When the shop owner was changing the default address of a customer from the backend to an address which was previously selected as either billing or shipping address of an order of the customer, the address would not be set as default
  • The generated variants now take into account again the "variants published by default" of the configuration
  • We added the version to the Stripe payment plugin so that it can work properly again
  • We fixed the ordering issue of the images when exporting from mass actions
  • The custom fields of the table "user" could be displayed on the user login form in the main area of the website
  • We fixed the issue that we were having regarding the auto-selection of shipping services through the checkout workflow (the first shipping method wasn't the one selected)
  • The variants were not translatable with the new product edition interface
  • We've fixed the price with/without tax conversion on the product page for the edition of variants
  • We corrected an issue when adding a brand in the product edition page
  • The images are sometimes in the image column of the product table, sometimes in the product_image table of MijoShop so the import now looks into both
  • The guest group restriction on coupons was not working properly
  • Some of the HikaShop menu item links generated by Joomla could sometimes have extra view and layout parameters in the SEFed URL. We've modified the HikaShop router to avoid that
  • We fixed the issue that we were having regarding the USPS "Priority Mail International" service which was returning free rates for Canadian shipping addresses
  • We fixed an issue with product creation and required custom fields based on categories.

Improvements (74)

  • We now display error messages for WebService calls while saving the EnvoiMoinsCher plugin configuration
  • We now have microdata for product ratings even if the vote type is "both"
  • We now set a worstRating property in the meta data for the ratings and solved an issue related on the reviewCount data
  • We updated the currencies that the VirtualMerchant plugin handles
  • The cart reset function now clear the cache of Joomla for better support of the caching system.
  • The default type of client setting has been removed from the HikaShop configuration. In the big majority of cases, that option shouldn't be changed by the merchant and should be left to "individual"
  • We now display a notice message when you save a product without a weight if you have shipping methods enabled in order to warn the merchant that the shipping methods selection won't appear on the checkout in such case
  • It is now possible to have per status email HTML/preload versions for the order status notification
  • We improved the switch of the main image in the product page
  • We now detect when the edited product is using an unpublished currency and display a warning message to the merchant
  • We added a lot of optimization for the loading of the custom fields/badges/discounts in the products listing
  • We do not add anymore the "form" element when there is no item field for the product in a products listing
  • We updated the oPload library used for the "AJAX file" upload system so that it will be able to support chunk uploads and parallel upload limitations in the future
  • We updated the oTree library so that it now supports keyboard strokes for the selection of elements
  • The userpoints plugins can now recreate the AlphaUserPoint rule if missing
  • We restored the "quickicon" plugin (for Joomla 2.5/3.X)
  • We added checks on the username similar to Joomla's during the registration process of HikaShop
  • We updated HikaShop payment plugins to not use anymore Mootools
  • The margin of the carousels could sometimes be changed by the Joomla template which would mess up the carousel display. We now force the margin to avoid that
  • We added the support of advanced item custom fields for the order edition in the backend
  • The remarketing plugin now handles products with characteristics
  • We improved the support of VM3 for the import of products without SKU, product images and product files
  • We now display the default value of an option if its current value is "inherit"
  • The filter and content modules now have a layout directly in the module so that you can override the main DIV of the module if necessary with a template override
  • We do not display unpublished tax categories in the dropdowns of the backend
  • The VirtueMart 2 import now properly handle the dates when importing the data
  • We improved the path check for the export CSV file mass actions, now the path can be relative
  • We now display the wishlist name and owner name when viewing the wishlist of another customer
  • The import now supports images and files links with urlencoded characters
  • The table reports on sales/taxes can now handle multiple currencies
  • The columns are now sorted alphabetically in the mass actions
  • We added support for "plugin controllers" in the HikaShop backend so that plugins can have their own controllers
  • We updated the trigger "onBeforeDownloadFile" with a new parameter for the options
  • The PostFinance payment method will now handle the status equals to 5 (authorized) returned from the PostFinance platform. We also cleaned and optimized the PostFinance payment method
  • The "Force canonical URLs on listings" setting is now deactivated by default when you install HikaShop
  • The CSV import now supports ordering for related products and options
  • The microdata plugin has been updated to handle correctly the product's reviews
  • It is now possible to select a user group after purchase for individual variants with the new product edition interface
  • We now make sure that the version of HikaShop is correct when the "check database" function of the HikaShop configuration is used
  • You can now unpublish the variants from the variant listing
  • We now force the currency to be published when it is selected as main currency in the configuration
  • It is now possible to create filters without category selected
  • You can now use the "checkout SEF name" setting even when you don't select a menu item of the type "hikashop checkout" in the "force a menu on checkout" setting of the HikaShop configuration
  • The sub brands were not loaded in the explorer in the backend
  • The "check database" button now also reattaches orphan categories to the root category
  • We added support for MySQL 5.7
  • We now hide the "NEW" button and display en error message through the "Hikashop->Orders->Entry" page when no "Entry" custom field are configured and published
  • The TaxCloud plugin don't try anymore to process TaxCloud taxes when creating an order from the backend
  • We now display the selected variant in the product edition page
  • We added a new layout for the facebook display of the HikaShop social plugin
  • We now supports multiple values selected with checkbox filters when the "redirect POST mode" setting is activated
  • We now display an error message when the shop owner didn't select at least a value for each characteristic of a product when trying to generate variants
  • The "send order details" setting of the PayPal payment method now supports additional rows like point discounts, global cart fees, etc
  • We added a check in the HikaShop configuration to make sure that the merchant didn't disable the HikaShop user synchronization plugin
  • The new products are now published by default and the "default tax category" is selected as their tax category
  • We now send the order_id to the Sofort payment gateway so that it can be displayed during the payment process
  • We changed the color selector for Joomla 3 in order to be much more user friendly
  • Mass actions now handle operations with many columns (e.g: price.price_value*product.customfield)
  • We no more display negative quantity values in the wishlists
  • The check database button now also remove variant links pointing to characteristics already deleted as that should not happen
  • The FedEx shipping plugin now uses the new zone selection system instead of the old popup system
  • The import system now handle extra parameters in image URLs in the CSVs that are imported
  • We now allow HTML values in custom fields
  • We don't try to translate custom item fields and custom order fields anymore when they are from the type "text" or "text area" as these directly come from the users and shouldn't be translated
  • You can now select/unselect variants several at once on the variants listing of the product edition page
  • The "generate variants automatically" option is not useful anymore with the new product edition interface and has thus been removed
  • We improved the retrieval of the id during the URL parsing of the router to be faster and more accurate in some cases
  • You can now select custom fields in the "display limited to" setting even if they are restricted to groups for which you don't have access to
  • We updated the "group after purchase" and "shipping price per product" plugins for the integration with the new product edition page
  • The characteristics can now be reordered on the product edition page with drag n drop
  • The characteristics selector now displays the characteristic alias if filled in and different from the characteristic name
  • We improved the display of the "add to wishlist" button based on the values of the option "display_add_to_wishlist_for_free_products"
  • We added the Pipe "|" value as separation symbol for csv files
  • We renamed the "Express International" USPS shipping services to "Priority Mail Express International" which was more logical

Features (21)

  • The HikaShop options for the menus are now editable in the Joomla interface. The HikaShop options for the modules are now editable in the Joomla interface
  • HikaShop now handles taxes on payment fees
  • We added the support of the taxes in the order additionals system
  • We added a functionality to translate product custom fields directly when you're editing a product (using Falang/Joomfish)
  • We added a functionality to drag and drop custom field values
  • We added a notification email for the administrator when a product is added in an user waitlist
  • We now resize all the divs in a categories or products listing to the same height for a more homogeneous interface
  • The filters can now be assigned to many categories
  • We added the possibility to filter on users having an order, an order with a specific status, or users having an address in the mass user actions
  • The settings of the HikaShop modules can now be edited in the frontend
  • We added a new option in the advanced section of the HikaShop configuration in order to control how the current URL should be retrieved from $_SERVER in order to cope with any kind of server configuration
  • New filters are now available for the AcyMailing integration
  • We added the selection of a category of products to the AcyMailing tag generator plugin for newsletters
  • The user points system now support taxes (thanks to the additionals system supporting it)
  • We added a return URL setting to the ePay payment method
  • We added a test mode setting to the VirtualMerchant payment plugin
  • We added the support of PayUMoney to the PayU India payment plugin
  • Discounts can now be restricted to JMS slaves/master sites
  • We have created an improved version of the Australia Post shipping method so that it can use the last Australia Post API. So Australia Post services has been updated, and it will now need an "API Key" to work
  • We developed a new hikashop plugin named Email History which allows you to log all the emails sent by HikaShop and easily access them.
  • We developed a plugin for the ShipStation service

 

HikaShop 2.5.0

Release date : June, 09 2015

List of all the files changed between the 2.4.0 and the 2.5.0

 

Bug fixes (76)

  • We fixed an issue with the loading of the correct current URL in some servers not configured properly
  • We fixed an issue regarding the "Priority Mail International (International)" USPS service which was showing as a free shipping service. To fixed that, we had to update USPS services
  • We fixed a MySQL query error in some rare cases with widgets calculating the total amount of products in order to extract the best sellers
  • We do not take into account any more cookies named popup for the display of the add to cart popup
  • The Authorize.net payment plugin auto redirect back to the shop was not working with the HikaShop payment notification plugin activated
  • We fixed a rounding display issue of the taxes on the invoices in some rare cases
  • The Ghana states were linked to the Gambia country. We've corrected that and added the states for Gambia (new installs of HikaShop)
  • The unpublished variants were displayed on the product page in "list" characteristic display mode
  • Tax zones were not listed in the zones selection of tax rules with the new selection system added in HikaShop 2.4.0
  • We added a fix so that if you have set the "Auto select default shipping and payment methods" option to YES via "Hikashop->System->Configuration->Checkout", the shipping method which will be auto selected will be the first one of your shipping methods selection
  • We added the support of the system plugin "hikashop payment notification" for the payment plugin "paypal advanced"
  • The variants list display would not display any price if the main product didn't had a price even if the variants had prices
  • We fixed an issue with the address edition in the checkout and Internet Explorer
  • We now properly take into account the currency increment for the payment fees calculations
  • We now properly take into account the currency increment for the coupon value calculations
  • We fixed an issue with the selection of products with UTF8 special characters on some PHP versions for badges and discounts
  • We fixed a 404 issue with the HikaShop router for the popup notice after add to cart when there is a products listing as the front page and that there is a menu item on the website named "checkout"
  • We fixed the link on the affiliate button of the dashboard in the Business edition
  • The plugin "attach invoice" will only add the PDF for HikaShop sales orders (so it will exclude the HikaMarket sub sales)
  • We fixed the plugin "hikashop social networks" for the display of pinterest
  • We changed the ETA format FedEx option to a dropdown, and correced some issue that we had with the 12H format
  • The 'no payment methods found' error message could potentially be displayed on the checkout even on steps where there was no payment method selection view to be displayed
  • We fixed the display of the user points in the checkout when the user does not have points yet
  • We fixed an issue on the FedEx shipping plugin regarding the fact that if you use a different price currency than the main shop currency on your shipping configuration page, the price wasn't correctly converted
  • We fixed the display of the notice popup after add to cart when the current menu is a HikaShop menu item and is the home page
  • The waiting days/hour extra day settings of the advanced date picker field were not taken into account by the server-side check
  • We added a check regarding the "StateOrProvinceCode" which was sent for the rate request to the FedEx platform
  • We added a fix regarding the display of the HIKASHOP_NO_RESULT error message when no products are found for a search with HikaShop filters
  • We fixed an issue regarding publish/un-publish button which wasn't showing on the translation popup for the "product_page_title" field
  • The icons of the dashboard of the backend didn't support non ASCII characters for their tooltips
  • The exported CSVs of the mass actions would contain extra spaces around the separator of the price fields when the products would have several prices
  • We fixed a potential fatal error when you would save a filter on a custom product field without selecting any custom field
  • The reorder system was only taking into account custom item fields available for all the categories and not the ones available for some categories
  • We fixed a javascript error on the product page when all the variants of a product were out of stock
  • Custom item fields would not be displayed when the "add to cart" button was not displayed even if the "add to wishlist" button was displayed on the product page.
  • The country address field wouldn't update the state field if another field had been setup with the "zone" setting set to "state" even if its type had been set back to something else than "zone"
  • The coupon amount was not calculated properly when the coupon had a percentage set and a list of products and that there were more than one of them in the cart
  • When the user had deleted his own address and was saving his new billing address, the address wouldn't be selected automatically
  • We fixed an issue regarding the grouped packages counter in the Fedex plugin which might give a higher shipping fee than supposed in some cases
  • The payment notification plugin could sometimes create a fatal error during the notification process because of a missing constant
  • When the user of an order is changed with the "set user address" flag turned on, both the billing and the shipping addresses are now changed
  • We fixed the auto selection of the default registration method in "switcher mode" for some cases
  • We fixed a bug with the saving of the view overrides on Joomla 1.5
  • We fixed the category selection system for badges
  • We fixed an issue with the "main tax zone" setting saving in the configuration
  • We fixed the ordering of the shipping in the checkout when having more than 10 shipping methods.
  • We fixed the quantity of the wishlist items when bought from the wishlist by a third customer.
  • When the invoice order statuses option is empty, the update of the stock after the confirmation of the orders wasn't done
  • We fixed an issue with the csv file filter in the mass product action
  • We fixed a warning during the export for when an order doesn't have any products
  • We fixed the selection of several shipping methods for different warehouses without the use of HikaMarket
  • We fixed the selection of discounts with restrictions on categories and with the 'including sub categories' activated in the discount
  • The Sveawebpay payment plugin has been updated and corrected
  • A fix has been added regarding the DPM method for the Authorize.net payment plugin
  • We fixed an issue with the HTML address override in the shipping method settings
  • We fixed the cursor filter re-submission
  • We fixed an issue whereby relative file paths would be refused by the product file selection interface
  • We now handle the variants when filtering on the category columns in mass product action
  • We fixed the save of the "products" setting for the custom fields
  • The "user group after purchase" skip its check of the guest registration if the creation of the user has already been disabled by another plugin before itself
  • We added a fix regarding the weight unit sent to the FedEx platform
  • We fixed an issue for the cursor filters when filtering on a 0 price
  • We removed potential warnings with custom order fields of the type "custom text" on the orders listing of the backend
  • The product limit now handle "all statuses" for his configuration
  • We fixed the management of multiple categories for the discounts
  • We added a fix regarding the display of the error message if we have a CURL error for Canada Post shipping methods
  • We fixed the display of the categories selection on the field edition interface
  • We fixed a MySQL query error with the characteristics system in some rare case
  • The commas are now handled properly in the category explorer of the backend
  • We fixed the fade effect on category listings which was generating a javascript error on the page in some cases
  • We fixed a fatal error with the creation of new variants of products
  • We fixed the main product page image size not being taken into account
  • We fixed the total calculation for products with variants with the floating tax prices option turned on
  • We added a fix for the unpaid order statuses field
  • The link to the product page on the order's produts listing was not correct
  • We fixed an error with the "Check database" function

Improvements (72)

  • The servired payment plugin now send the customer to the payment gateway with his language if available
  • We improved the RTL display on the product page
  • We added additional CSS for RTL support
  • The prices displayed by the product content tag system now take into account the "price display method" setting of the HikaShop configuration
  • We reset the cache of the frontend when a menu or module settings are saved in the backend
  • We added a menu to separate the coupons and the discounts
  • The compare page now only display custom product field lines when necessary
  • The system will now create an override when you edit the old frontend CSS file to avoid issues during updates
  • The cursor filters on prices now display the currency next to the price values selected
  • We no more translate the custom field value in backend if the translation contain html tags
  • The ReCaptcha plugin now supports guest checkout
  • We removed the category filter when displaying the explorer on product listing in backend
  • As the "category explorer" option is no longer necessary, it has been removed from the HikaShop configuration page
  • The ATOS SIPS payment plugin now supports auto submit even when the installments option is activated
  • We added new microdata values in our HikaShop product microdata plugin
  • The category explorer is now dynamic and can support thousands of categories which was not possible up until now
  • The code and name columns on the products listing of the backend have been merged
  • The ReCaptcha plugin now displays better the captcha on the Joomla registration form on Joomla 3.x
  • The user control panel buttons now switch to one column automatically on small screen devices
  • The "no SSL outside checkout" payment plugin supports the ccIdeal payment plugin custom notification URL
  • We removed the "Append characteristics value to the product name" setting of the HikaShop configuration as it should always be turned on
  • The category explorer now supports RTL display
  • We added a "Debug" option on the UPS/FedEx shipping method. If enabled, that option will display the request that is sent to the UPS/FedEx platform and also the response through the shipping step of the checkout workflow
  • The ReCaptcha plugin now displays better the captcha on the contact form on Joomla 3.x
  • The canonical URLs are now used on the cart even for products with characteristics
  • The currency module now works properly even if the Joomla cache is activated
  • HikaShop's registration now supports the settings "Minimum password length", "Password minimum Integers", "Password minimum symbols" and "Password upper case minimum" of the Joomla user manager
  • We added a new trigger for the upload of a file/image in the backend
  • We now trim the files and images paths to avoid failed uploads when the CSV wrongly contains extra spaces at the beginning or end of the fields
  • We increased the default size of the keywords field of the products and categories, and increased the size of the products and categories fields of custom fields so that you can enter more of them (only for new installs of HikaShop)
  • We updated every views in the backend to have bootstrap search display when using Joomla 3
  • We added the possibility to enter a URL when adding an image or a file to a product
  • We added a delete icon on the lines of values of the backend edition form for custom fields with values
  • The google analytics plugin has an option to not make multiple submission for the same order.
  • We now add a class to the currently selected thumbnail on the product page for easier styling
  • The "proceed to checkout" button of the cart module is now disabled once you click on it to avoid mass click on it, which can potentially lead the checkout to not enforce the "force a menu on checkout" option fearing of a looping redirect
  • We improved the RTL support for cursor filters
  • We now force the response code for the display of the price with options on the product page to circumvent server configuration issues
  • The Joomla tags integration now handles canonical URLs for the products listed there
  • We added a grid12 responsive CSS system in the HikaShop front-end CSS file
  • We added several improvements to the AcyMailing integration plugin for the interface of the popup tag
  • We added triggers to allow new popup systems using plugins
  • We don't show 0% taxed shipping for orders (it can happen with taxcloud)
  • We improved the tax rate report calculations in order to be more accurate.
  • We now only replace product tags in the body of the pages to avoid potential issues with meta data for the microdata plugin
  • We now add the category_pathway parameter to the product page link on the products listings when the simplified breadcrumb option is turned off in order to allow for the "next/previous" buttons to handle the correct origin category.
  • The canonical URL is now generated if necessary on the product if it hasn't been generated yet
  • The XMap/MapX plugin now supports images
  • You can now configure the characteristic display method per characteristic
  • We now allow the selection of a product listing menu item as "menu" of a category listing module
  • We now display an error message when dimensions are missing from products in the cart for shipping methods requiring them
  • You can now specify products and categories at the same time in custom fields
  • We now trim by default the search made in the backend listings
  • We rewrote the management of the points per categories in the user points plugin
  • The currency switcher module can now be displayed by modules anywhere even with the "do not use a form" option turned off
  • We now trim spaces from the words of the keyword exclusion list option of the HikaShop configuration
  • We improved the display of the tabs of the view "product / show_tabular" for mobile devices
  • We now cancel the creation of a new wishlist if the customer doesn't already have at least one created
  • We now support the complex custom field types on the Joomla profile edition page
  • We've improved the "no SSL outside checkout" plugin to better support cases where the "force a menu on checkout" option of the HikaShop configuration is set to a checkout menu item
  • We added some extra classes for category listings in "div" display in order to easily style the current category with CSS
  • We store the currency rate of the currency when the order is created if the currency is not the main one
  • We now deactivate the autocomplete of the browser on the email fields to avoid errors when the email confirmation field is enabled
  • The group by categories listings better handle several levels of categories (thanks to GunnarB for sharing his improvements)
  • There is now a check on the category/product alias so that it is always unique
  • We improved the handling of the tax types selection
  • We now notify the customer if the registration link has not been sent due to an email issue. (when joomla registration is set on "Self")
  • We now allow a third email component to send emails and set the status "mail_success" to "true"
  • We now export the brand name instead of the brand id during the product export process
  • Plugins are now triggered on the plugins listing view in the backend
  • We now correctly force the menu position in the backend on Joomla 3.x
  • You can now enter a table prefix for the import from OpenCart

Features (9)

  • You can now define the margins of the generated PDFs for the PDF invoice plugin
  • You can now configure a regular expression check on the custom fields
  • We developed a new payment plugin for the payment gateway PayU India
  • We added a new payment plugin for the PayPal Website Payments Pro Hosted ( also known as Intregral, or Integral Evolution, or Websites Payments Plus ) payment gateway
  • We introduced the product edition system from HikaMarket into the HikaShop backend
  • We added a new payment plugin for the Atos Sips v2 payment gateway
  • The SagePay plugin now have an option for the transaction type (for authenticate or deferred transactions)
  • We added an option in order to be able to specify the decimal separator in the CSV exported by HikaShop
  • We added an option in the plugin "datepicker field" to manage servers with special time zone configuration

 

HikaShop 2.4.0

Release date : March, 03 2015

List of all the files changed between the 2.3.5 and the 2.4.0

 

Bug fixes (65)

  • We fixed the display of the popups with Joomla 3.4
  • We now skip the "lang" parameter in the SEF router in order to avoid a new behaviour of Joomla 3.4 which was adding an extra unnecessary parameter to the URLs when the system language filter is activated.
  • We fixed a warning message about com_users with the HikaShop registration page on Joomla 3.4
  • We fixed the product page link on the order details page of the backend.
  • In some cases, the order number wasn't rightly retrieved from the order while notifying the customer after an order modification.
  • We now handle the display of the tags properly on the product page when the products have characteristics
  • The title of the filters were not translated when they were displayed "inside" a text box
  • The "save & notify" button of the Additional information edition popup of orders wasn't notifying the customer
  • We fixed a fatal error in the Google Analytics plugin when you don't use the universal mode
  • The restrictions on the date were not working properly for the limits
  • Prices are now calculated properly on listings where the price display method is "range" when the "floating tax prices" option is activated
  • We now avoid a warning on the custom fields listing page when the plugin of a type of an existing custom field is unpublished/removed
  • The MijoShop import could generate a MySQL query error when inserting the categories from MijoShop to HikaShop in some cases.
  • We fixed an error message displayed with the copy of the files of the sample data
  • We fixed an issue with the pagination system on products listings with the "Redirect POST mode" option activated
  • We fixed a duplicate id in the HTMl of the product page when a product had characteristics added to it and several images for each variant of the product.
  • The checkbox filters on custom fields didn't handle well the values when they had spaces in them.
  • The Authorize.net DPM mode wasn't displaying the payment page through an iframe
  • We fixed some duplication of attributes in radio elements in bootstrap mode.
  • We fixed a warning with the TaxCloud plugin on the order creation notification email.
  • We fixed the insert of the default zones for the Ilse of Man, Telangana and removed the duplicate country Moldova.
  • We fixed the "proceed to checkout" button on the cart details page.
  • The validation on the finish button of the checkout wasn't correct and could lead to orders created before clicking on the "finish" button in some rare cases.
  • The "number of items" option of the related module wasn't taken into account anymore if you turned on the "redirect POST mode" option of the HikaShop configuration.
  • We fixed a fatal error with the handling of related products during the import in some cases
  • We fixed some rendering HTML for the popups.
  • When user enter a wrong captcha with the ReCaptcha plugin we didn't keep the user data.
  • We fixed translation errors in the da-DK language file
  • There was an issue with the tax calculations for shipping fees if the floating tax prices option was activated.
  • The Google Remarketing plugin didn't output valid HTML
  • Custom contact fields with uppercases didn't work. We now forbid the use of uppercase for the contact fields' column name, like for other fields.
  • We fixed an issue with the payment notification from ATOS payment gateway
  • We fixed a SQL error in some rare cases with the characteristics addition on the product edition page
  • We removed some unwanted characters in the product show page
  • We fixed the coupon processing while using floating taxes
  • We fixed the price processing for discounts in "discount after tax" with "floating taxes".
  • The advanced date picker does not display an incorrect date anymore if the custom field value is empty.
  • We fixed a bug regarding the "Product tax category" option which was displayed 2 times in the FedEx shipping plugin
  • We fixed the User Points checkout step submission when not using the points by default.
  • We fix the re-ordering of characteristics in the product edition.
  • We fixed the calculations of the prices with discounts when the "floating tax prices" option of the configuration is activated
  • We fixed the plugin "user points" for the application of restrictions when displaying the checkout block.
  • We avoid a MySQL error during the copy of an order when the original order doesn't have a shipping/billing address
  • We fixed a small warning which could potentially happen on the cart view of the checkout when product options don't have prices
  • We fixed a filtering problem with the saving of the currencies for price filters preventing the shop owner from selecting several currencies for it
  • We fixed the pagination of the products selection listing in the HikaShop product insert button plugin
  • In redirect mode, the cursor filters were not handled properly
  • We fixed a filtering problem with the saving of the text filters preventing the shop owner from selecting several values in filters
  • We fixed a fatal error for the files download in some cases
  • We fixed an issue with the Eway payment plugin when having products with characteristics in the order
  • When the country selected in the configuration of the envoimoinscher plugin was "France metropolitan", there was an error "wrong iso code"
  • Following the modifications for the checkout cart to be responsive, the PayPal Express Checkout wasn't displaying its button on the checkout cart anymore
  • We fixed a warning with the loading of non existent addresses in some cases
  • We fixed a problem with the floating tax calculations whereby the prices could be double taxed for variants on the checkout
  • The system wasn't using the prices from other currencies and converting them automatically on products listings
  • The product CSV export would sometimes double escape the double quotes and the separators in the columns data
  • The "ordering" column of the ordering column option of product listings wasn't taken into account anymore
  • We fixed a MySQL query error in some cases with the display of the shipping methods selection on the checkout
  • The Ordering and Inherit value in the "ordering column" dropdown option could be displayed twice in the dropdown if they were selected
  • The provinces Bolzano and Aosta have been fixed for the Italy country
  • The Envoimoinscher plugin now doesn't display an error message when there is no value for the "package weight percentage" option when we save configuration
  • We fixed a bug (SQL syntax) on the "delete image" button of the 'Images' tab of the product configuration page.
  • We now use the correct quantity display for the variants.
  • The Indian states have being corrected

Improvements (57)

  • The deprecated AlphaUserPoints payment plugin has been removed from the install package (the user points plugins should be used instead)
  • The JomSocial plugin is more flexible and the customers themselves can select whether to display it or not.
  • The onBeforeCheckoutStep/onAfterCheckoutStep triggers are now available for payment and shipping plugins
  • The filters edition screen now allow you to select a custom field even before you save the filter once
  • We improved the display of the votes when the option "vote & comments connected" is activated.
  • We display an error message when the URL entered in the PayPal payment plugin doesn't start with https://
  • We now clean the Joomla cache when the cart is modified in order to avoid issues with it. Thanks to that, you should now be able to use the Joomla cache with HikaShop without needing specific caching rules
  • The total lines of the invoices were reordered in order to match the order in the emails which is more logical
  • You can now add tags of the order data in the return url parameter of the payment methods. That way, you can easily setup a redirect to the order details page after the checkout
  • The product_code of the variants is now generated automatically when you create a new variant without any name based on the main product product_code and the characteristics values selected for the variant
  • We added the "user" tag variable for the HikaShop emails.
  • The default image was not displayed for products without an image on the checkout cart
  • We avoid the "No shipping method" message when the checkout is in one step mode and the user is not logged.
  • The discounts percent field now has a three decimal precision instead of 2 for new installations of HikaShop.
  • The products limits can now be accessed from their own menu
  • We now delete the affiliate views from the database after using them in order to avoid issues with backup extensions
  • The installation process of HikaShop can now recover from the HikaShop tables missing in the database
  • A trigger on every minutes has been added in the mass actions (mainly for testing purposes)
  • A message is now returned when using the import csv file in a mass actions filter
  • The product page now has category specific classes in its main div so that you can add custom CSS on the product page for all the products of a category.
  • We removed the "activate smaller URLs" option in the configuration as this option should always be activated
  • We now authorize to save in the backend an empty default value for a custom field even if the field is required.
  • We now force the menu position in Joomla 3.x
  • The text filters now have an new "exact" search processing choice so that the filter will only display results perfectly matching the search of the user.
  • The Community Builder plugin now displays itself as supporting CB2 (it worked well before but was listed as incompatible)
  • The Purchase Order payment plugin now displays the entered Order Number in the field of the plugin after entering it.
  • The product_taxability_code column of the TaxCloud plugin will now be checked when you click on the "check database" button of the HikaShop configuration
  • We now display the radios and checkboxes custom fields in the bootstrap way when bootstrap design is activated.
  • The product_code of variants of a copied product are now consistent with the new product code of the main product
  • The product data is now loaded for each download of the downloads listing of the customer area so that it is easier to customize the listing.
  • We added a missing confirmation on the deletion of addresses by the customer for some cases were it was missing.
  • We now remove by default the "Articles" header of the Terms and Conditions popup
  • We added a new trigger "onBeforeOrderExportQuery"
  • We added tooltips for the buttons in the backend dashboard
  • The thumbnails generator can now handle special GIF files.
  • We improved the CSS for the accordion display.
  • We added a javascript even when a variant is selected in the product page.
  • We added the Armed Forces states in the United States country zone for new installations of HikaShop
  • We now take into account the ordering of processing of the shipping methods for the ordering when several shipping methods have the same ordering
  • We improved the error handling with the UPS shipping method
  • The KashFlow errors are now prefixed by the text "KashFlow error" so that the merchant can easily identify where the error is coming from.
  • The price cursor filters now handle the rounding of the prices correctly based on the number of decimals configured in the currencies
  • You can now see the tax amount collected for each tax rate in the tax rates listing of the backend.
  • The Authorize.net payment plugin now also supports the CAD, EUR, GBP and NZD currencies
  • We improved the "image check memory" algorithm in order to handle some unusual PHP memory limitations when generating thumbnails
  • We now only change the status of the orders at their creation if the status selected is different than the default status in the collect on delivery/bank transfer/credit card payment plugins
  • We now handle the order tax namekey and order tax amount for the order mass display and result actions.
  • The categories of the "group by category" product listings are now better sorted
  • The WorldNet TPS payment plugin now displays a proper error message when the secret key entered in its settings is wrong
  • The categories/brands filters now only use the published and accessible categories/brands
  • The images and files now have their spaces replaces with - instead of _ when you upload them for better SEO
  • We added translations for vote options in backend.
  • We now handle the drop down quantity selector when using the "Global on listings" quantity field display option.
  • We added some span tags around filters to be able to better style them.
  • When saving products, the edition interface was not displaying the changes until the page would be refreshed
  • The Envoimoinscher plugin now displays an error message when it cannot retrieve the product categories from the Envoimoinscher website.
  • The order auto cancel plugin now regularly checks the orders regardless of the period entered in the options and only use the period option for the wait time before canceling the orders.

New features (28)

  • We added a Dimension/Weight approximation option for the USPS plugin.
  • There is now an option in the donation plugin in order to specify the column name of the custom field for the donation amount.
  • We added the possibility to add a placeholder value on text input and textarea custom fields.
  • Custom order fields can now be displayed only if a product, or at least one product of a category, is in the cart Custom item/product/contact fields can now be restricted by product.
  • You can now select one or several products for badges
  • You can now select several categories or/and several discounts for the badges
  • The cursor filters can now work on custom product fields
  • The badge creation/edition form now has a new selection interface for categories and discounts
  • You can now select several zones in a discount/coupon
  • You can now select several categories in a discount/coupon
  • You can now select several products in a discount/coupon
  • The limit edition/creation form now has a new selection interface for products and categories
  • We added a "send order details" option to the PayPal Pro payment method.
  • The tax rules can now have several customer types configured in them.
  • The tax rules can now have several zones configured in them.
  • We added a new payment plugin for the westpac API payment gateway
  • The shipping plugins had a whole revamp of their products grouping in order to better calculate the shipping fees
  • You can now enter BCC and/or CC email addresses for each email when you edit them via the interface of the Business edition
  • The ReCaptcha plugin now supports the version 2 of the Google ReCaptcha API including the "No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA"
  • We now load the languages properly for the ReCaptcha plugin.
  • The contact form was not supported properly by the ReCaptcha plugin
  • We added a show ETA option for the UPS plugin
  • We added an option to currencies in order to be able to specify a rounding increment which will be used by the system when the "Round prices during calculations" option of the HikaShop configuration is turned on. Thsi can allow you to set rounding of prices by 0.25 steps or 0.05 steps, etc
  • Shipping plugins can now override the tax zone thanks to a new option
  • We added an "order unpaid statuses" option to the HikaShop configuration so that you can select the statuses for which orders can be paid (before, only orders in the default order status could be paid)
  • You can now select the default view of the registration area of the checkout when you're using the "switcher" mode.
  • You can now specify a return URL for the bank transfer payment plugin

 

HikaShop 2.3.5

Release date : December, 24 2014

List of all the files changed between the 2.3.4 and the 2.3.5

 

Bug fixes

  • We added a check to avoid a potential loop error on the checkout with some specific configuration of the checkout workflow
  • We fixed a potential fatal error with mass actions during the process of creation of the order.
  • We fixed the parameter for the item id in the HikaShop product tag insertion plugin
  • The cart sent to PayPal was not correct with the "send cart details" option activated in the PayPal Express Checkout payment plugin.
  • We fixed the date format on some views of the backend
  • We fixed the calculation of the amount of coupons when they apply on several variants of a same product at the same time in a cart so that it doesn't take into account the main product
  • We fixed a redirection problem on the checkout when the "force redirect on checkout" option is set to something else than the default value resulting in the forms being dismissed
  • The uploaded files of custom order fields could be reset when editing the additional information of orders in the backend if the custom fields were of the type "file"
  • We now remove the linevar tags from the email templates if the corresponding data doesn't exist
  • We do not allow the checkout to proceed if the address entered is not valid in ajax mode input
  • The commas were stripped out of the page title on the product pages
  • The size calculations in the USPS/UPS plugin has been improved
  • The vote edition interface in the backend has been fxied
  • The delete function on mass actions has been fixed
  • We added a fix to not display a paypal recurring payment method if not enabled
  • The "Negotiated rate" option of the UPS plugin has been fixed and a new "State or province" field has been added to the plugin
  • We fixed some code to display the "Notify me when available" button on product listings too when products do not have any stock
  • The advanced date picker now read the server timezone to handle more precisely the date restrictions
  • The credit card form didn't let the customers continue the checkout after entering the credit card data on the checkout
  • We fixed the export csv feature for the categories in the mass actions
  • We fixed some code for the support of third party comment systems on product pages
  • We fixed warnings on 2 level category listings
  • We improved the characteristic check to better handle translation files and not break the characteristic add javascript when the translation is not valid
  • We fixed a typo in the HTML output of the characteristic area display
  • The OkPay payment redirection screen was missing the button name
  • We fixed the loading of language override for some email or modules
  • We fixed a display error with the addresses on Joomla 1.5
  • The products URLs from the XML generated by the Google Products plugin with the backend trigger would contain /administrator/ in them if they were generated out of the canonical URL of the products
  • We now avoid deleting the image on disk if the user delete an image entry from a product and that the image on disk is used by another image of the same product
  • We added a fix to the USPS shipping plugin regarding International services
  • We fix the display of discounts in the emails
  • We fixed the calculations on the table widgets for sales totals
  • We fixed a characteristic update query error
  • The image of the main product was not retrieved properly when variants were loaded in AcyMailing newsletters
  • The error messages for invalid credit card numbers contained an unnecessary semi colon at the end
  • We now avoid the shipping address fields to be taken into account when the "same address" checkbox is checked and the customer click on "next" on the checkout
  • The user synchronization plugin could wipe out the user's custom user field data on the checkout if you had custom order fields on the last page of the checkout and were using the "user group after purchase" feature of the HikaShop Business
  • The error message for categories listing menus missing associated products listing modules could in some rare cases be displayed even though the menu was a products listing menu for which associated modules are not necessary
  • We fixed a query issue with the automatic export of CSV files before products update with the mass actions system when products have variants
  • We fixed a fatal error when there was a connection problem between the website and the PayPlug payment gateway when saving the PayPal payment method settings
  • We fixed a bug with filters of the type "cursor" on the average score product information

Improvements

  • The tax categories can now be configured on several levels and inherit the tax rules of their parents
  • We now forbid the modification of the currency code of existing currencies when you edit them as it should never be changed for currencies already in HikaShop by default
  • We now add the link on the main categories of listing lists even if the "link on main categories" option is turned off if there is no child for the category
  • We improved the filtering of custom fields to better handle multiple choice custom fields
  • We now display the "carts" menu in backend even if the multi cart option is not enabled
  • The Sagepay payment plugin has been updated to version 3.00 of the Sagepay API
  • We now display the Joomla tags in the product page
  • We now avoid duplicate title SEO errors on deleted product pages
  • We improved the default redirect URL when the cart is empty
  • We added the itemid to the notification URL of the webmoney payment plugin as it can help in some cases with the SEF of Joomla
  • The PayPal Express Checkout now stores the transaction id in the order history
  • The yes/no buttons in the front-end have now colors when using Joomla3 with bootstrap
  • We added the currency RUB into the paypal plugin
  • We do not send anymore the "Content-Ranger" header when sending completed files
  • We improved the plugin "advanced date picker" for the option "default today"
  • It is now possible to use a dropdown filter on a zone custom field
  • The eWay payment plugin now also sends the last name of the customer for the transaction
  • The default upload folder is now images/com_hikashop/upload instead of media/com_hikashop/upload so that the images are indexable by search engines and that you can manage them with the media manager of Joomla
  • The Payment Express and PayPlug payment plugin now uses TLSv1 instead of SSLv3 in order to connect to the payment gateway
  • The PayBox payment plugin now verifies the signature of the payment gateway during payment notifications
  • We now make sure that the customer cannot click several times on the validation button for the sending of the contact request form in order to avoid duplicate emails
  • The PDF invoice plugin now handle multiple shipping methods selected per order and shipping address overrides
  • We added a translation for the cursor filter title separator
  • We added the compatibility with the Joomla 3.4 frontend module edition
  • Cursor filters now supports decimal steps
  • We now skip the VAT number check for las palmas as las palmas is not in the european VAT zone
  • It is now possible to have a item custom field where the fields values are stored in a linked product custom field.
  • The product insert tag feature now uses products canonical URL if specified in the products
  • Before creating an order, we added an additinoal check to make sure that there are still products in the cart (it could be a problem with a product with only 1 stock left was bought by 2 person at the same time)
  • We added multilingual support to ReCaptcha's error messages
  • HikaShop now refuses the registration if the password is required for the registration but not provided (by tempering with the form HTML or any other mean of submitting the registration data)
  • We trim spaces on the Stripe payment method keys as people sometimes add spaces in there and the error message returned by Stripe in that case isn't clear
  • We added the error codes to invalid notification emails from the PayPal Advanced payment plugin in order to better understand problems with transactions
  • The email notifications do not include anymore the header message to access the order page if the customer did a guest checkout since the order page requires logging in, for security reasons
  • We added the support of mod_xsendfile so that HikaShop can send its files via mod_xsendfile and avoid issues with big files and serve files faster
  • We added some CSS for the HikaShop navigation bar so that its styling is consistent regardless of whether the Isis template configuration is saved or not
  • We improved the shipping cache system in order to have something local in each shipping plugin for greater flexibility
  • We added some limitation of the number of characters in the bitcoin plugin
  • We changed the date format in the report export
  • We added a proceed to checkout button in the cart show page
  • The product options information popup now uses the new popup system instead of the mootools popups for greater compatibility with templates
  • We added a new trigger : onAfterProductCharacteristicsLoad
  • We improved the speed of the checkout display processing by removing 20% of the queries on checkout pages
  • The tax rates and tax rules management interfaces can now be extended by third party plugins
  • We added classes in the "user / download" view to allow alternating colors

New features

  • We added a "no self affiliation" option for the affiliate plugin
  • We added an option in the HikaShop UserPoints plugin to not use the points by default
  • We added an option to the HikaShop product update cron plugin to be able to add a percentage fee to the prices imported
  • There is now an option in the Order auto cancel plugin in order to notify the customer for the cancellation of the orders
  • We added a new option in order to be able to set the user group of newly registered users via the HikaShop registration form to something else than the user group of users registering via the Joomla registration form
  • We added a new option for the category listing modules
  • We added a new option in the plugin WebMoney to select the signature mode
  • We added new settings in the google analytics plugins to load extra modules
  • We added a new option to the Authorize.net and SagePay plugin in order to choose to send or not the cart details to authorize.net / SagePay
  • We developed a shipping plugin for EnvoiMoinsCher.com which can handle LaPoste, Colissimo, ChronoPost, Relais Colis, Mondial Relay, TNT , FedEx, UPS, DHL, etc shipping from France
  • A correios shipping plugin has been developed
  • A Cielo payment plugin has been developed
  • A PagSeguro payment plugin has been developed
  • We now have an option of the configuration to redirect the pagination change requests and filter change requests on the products listings to avoid browser back button alert messages
  • We added a new option to be able to have floating tax prices (the prices that you defined in your products/shipping methods prices etc are considered to already include the taxes and the tax compounds and untaxed prices are calculated out of the price you enter)
  • We added a new option to set the default product type (shippable/virtual) of new products in the HikaShop configuration
  • SVG support has been added for images in HikaShop
  • We added a return URL parameter to the PayPal Express Checkout payment method
  • The checkout cart is now fully responsive
  • We added the files and images management in the mass action csv export
  • It is now possible to send csv export file via email in the mass actions
  • The mass actions allow to send notification emails
  • We developed a new package that you can install on your website to automatically insert all the tax rules for electronic goods sold in the European Union as a merchant from that zone. Read more about HikaShop and the new EU VAT rules here.
  • We developed an integration plugin with the accounting online system Kash Flow

HikaShop 2.3.4

Release date : October, 21 2014

List of all the files changed between the 2.3.3 and the 2.3.4

 

Bug fixes

  • We removed a potential notice in backend manager of variants
  • The credit card input fields were not sliding back when selecting another payment method in some cases on the checkout
  • We fixed several issues with the virtuemart 2 import
  • We fixed the attachment deletion in notification emails
  • We removed the product listing module associated to the product listing menu added by default in HikaShop
  • We now avoid errors with really old versions of AcyMailing
  • We fixed a bug with the wizard on Joomla 2.5 when installing the default data which prevented the installation of the default data
  • We fixed a warning with the entries validation process
  • We fixed the listing of entries and the export button on entries which was not working properly in some cases
  • Only the first category of the products was taken into account for the display of the custom item fields on the products listings
  • We corrected a text mistake for "product_quantity" in the emails
  • We corrected the function to convert the cart into wish list from the checkout page
  • The collation of the user table of Joomla could be different than the one of HikaShop in some really rare case which could create a problem on the orders listing of HikaShop
  • The mass actions "update the values" input box didn't handle properly complex HTML and that would then mess up the display of the edition of the mass action
  • We fixed a warning in the virtualmerchant plugin
  • The URL of the product page in the contact request notification email has been fixed
  • We now set properly the default value of the Order status settings of the BitCoin plugin
  • The cumulative option of tax rules was not handled properly when tax rules where configured on different levels of zones (country/states for example)
  • We fixed the "simple date picker" issue with Joomla 2.5.24 (and Joomla 3)
  • The add to cart of several variants of a product at the same time from the product page was not adding the quantities to the existing variants of the product in the cart if possible but would always create new product lines
  • Translation overrides of some strings could potentially break the javascript of the registration form rendering the registration form inoperable
  • The category links might not have been generated properly on categories listings if the current menu item had sub menus of the type HikaShop but something else than "product" or "category"
  • We fixed the management of "ajax file/image" for order custom fields
  • On products listings, the add to cart button didn't handle the products with options properly and would display the add to cart button instead of the choose options button even though the product had options
  • The categories listing in list was not handling the "link on main category" option in a particular case
  • The cart printing was not working properly on IE
  • HikaShop now makes sure to always refuse the checkout to finish if the credit card details are necessary but not filled by the user. It would not do the check in some rare cases
  • We fixed the CSV import of files/images name/description
  • We fixed a problem with several filters on custom fields with their dynamic display option activated
  • The "brand" option of the HikaShop category search plugin wasn't working properly
  • We now avoid some errors with the text search filters on custom fields in a rare case
  • We fixed the redirect when clicking on the subscription button in the user control panel for the HikaShop starter version
  • The rounding on the total taxes (and then the total) could happen to not be correct with several different products in the cart with the rounding calculation option turned on
  • We fixed the plugin "shipping price" per product when a shipping name have special character into it
  • We fix the "cart retaining period" option to not clear the wishlist too
  • The export of products with characteristics with names with special characters via the mass actions system has been fixed
  • We now avoid fatal errors when a custom field has been created with a type from a plugin which is then removed/unpublished
  • The "choose options" button on listings didn't always had the current URL to the product page
  • The error messages of the Bitcoin plugin has been improved
  • The error messages of the PayPal Express Checkout plugin have been improved
  • The Akeeba subscriptions plugin would create a second subscription when changing the status from confirmed to shipped and it is now fixed
  • We fixed the export of address fields for orders via the mass actions system
  • The cart price and the prices of the products of the cart were not calculated properly in the backend cart manager
  • We fixed a problem with the file name import of CSV files
  • The options were not always displayed in the cart/order in the same order than on the product page
  • We fixed a javascript error with widget/report when one of the countries with sales displayed on a map has a quote in its name
  • The delete icon of the items in the HikaShop cart module was not working properly in some very specific cases related to SEF
  • The print popup wasn't closing with the PDF invoice plugin when retrieving the PDF from the order details page of the frontend
  • The creation of links on Joomla 1.5 might crash due to a modification for better SEF support in the previous version of HikaShop. It is now fixed
  • We fixed the handling of the add to cart buttons for content product tags so that they work in any case
  • The tooltip on the edit button of the addresses listing of the customer on the frontend was missing
  • We fixed some query errors with filters in some particular cases
  • We fixed the return of the product selection while modifying an order in the backend
  • The dates in the akeebasubs plugin are now managed by hikasop_getDate() function to handle the server time differences properly
  • The checkout page now displayed correctly if "Display Express Checkout button on checkout view" option is disabled in the PayPal Express Checkout payment method
  • We fixed an issue regarding the mass action csv export with characteristics
  • We fixed the add to cart button system which didn't work in some cases when it was global on product listings
  • The "module style" parameter of modules was not taken into account by Joomla for the modules included with HikaShop
  • We fixed the dynamic price range of cursor filters
  • We fixed the current URL retrieval for servers with a strange configuration in some rare cases
  • We now force the loading of the "lib_joomla" language file for the pagination translations which can not be loaded in some rare cases
  • The reports/widgets in table were not applying the "last 30 days" and "this year" filters properly
  • The reports/widgets filtered on products were not taking product variants into account
  • We fixed the user group update when the trigger "on after an order is updated" is used in a mass action

Improvements

  • The user group after purchase system now removes the guest checkout capability on the checkout when at least one of the products in the cart has a user group after purchase configured
  • We changed a translation in the backend configuration about votes to make it more understandable
  • We now make sure to only display the main price of the options in the options dropdowns
  • We now remove the "Pay now" button in the Paypal plugin for IE if the form is automatically submitted
  • The shipping address override wasn't taken into account for the display of the shipping address of the order details page of the backend
  • We reversed the default order of the state and country address fields since the country should be selected before the state
  • The Google Products plugin doesn't include anymore the products which are only linked to unpublished categories
  • We now try to auto select the shipping if the shipping view is not on the same step or if the address has been auto selected
  • We added a rel="nofollow" attribute to add to cart buttons made with an A tag so that search engines do not index them since there is no point to it
  • We improved the user selection popup in the cart / wishlist backend management
  • The Authorize.net payment plugin now supports more than 30 lines of product entries
  • We avoid loading HikaShop helper in the AcyMailing plugin when the plugin is initialized, and do it only when needed in order to reduce potential translations conflicts
  • We changed some HikaShop translations in order to reduce potential translations conflicts with AcyMailing
  • We improved the Joomla registration form redirect plugin to automatically find a valid HikaShop menu item if none specified in its options of if invalid
  • We added many additional supported currencies in the PayPal recurring plugin
  • The categories of the product on the product page are now loaded in the correct order
  • The default grouping of zeros for the Yen is now 3 digits
  • We now properly handle translations for sorting elements in filters
  • The tax rates are now ordered based on their tax rule ID when displayed on the cart/checkout/order/emails
  • We disable the next button on the checkout after the user clicked on it in order to avoid the orders from being submitted twice
  • We better handle the display of the custom category fields on the listings on the frontend so that the "additional information" title only displays if necessary
  • We now allow the display of the required symbol next to the label instead of next to the field via view edition
  • When deleting an item from the cart / wishlist view, we now stay on the same page
  • We add some checks in the image helper in order to estimate the memory usage before creating a thumbnail in order to avoid memory limit errors
  • We now make sure that products in categories that are unpublished or not for our user group are not taken into account for the Joomla search results
  • A new translation has been added for "wishlist name" in the wishlist view
  • We added more checks on the multi cart option when redirecting to the user control panel in frontend
  • We improved the SEF handling system to avoid using invalid menu items for links when the user didn't configure the menu properly in modules etc
  • The filters layout is now responsive
  • We now download the language files with HTTP instead of HTTPS on the wizard in order to avoid issues when openSSL is not activated on the web server
  • Users not logged in are now redirected to a login page when trying to see the wish lists
  • The "same as billing address" option now also works for "list" and "dropdown" address selectors
  • We unified the format of the dates in HikaShop
  • The tax rules can now have a tax note, a tax code (these do not display anywhere for now) and be assigned to a JMS multisites slave site in order to have different tax rules for different slave websites
  • We improved the display of variants custom field in the product page when the value is "0"
  • The AcyMailing integration now handle the language selection of the newsletters
  • We improved the download the default image for the "ajax image" and "image" custom fields
  • We re-factored the characteristic/variant algorithms so that they perform better and faster
  • The errors of login coming from the Joomla library were not translated because the the Joomla library doesn't load its own translations. We now load them for it before calling it for the login of the user on the checkout
  • The PDF invoice plugin now always displays the shipping/payment method selected
  • We now do not display the "become a partner" checkbox on the registration form if the affiliate plugin is deactivated, even if the option to display it is activated in the configuration of HikaShop
  • We improved the display of the order status translations in the front-end
  • We now support the "{time}" value for every kind of mass action
  • We added the support of "tons" for the weight of the products ( yes, someone is selling really heavy stuff with HikaShop ! )
  • We improved the integration with multi-language systems
  • The My downloads listing of the user control panel now handle files of the main product of variants
  • The "check database" button of the configuration can now also automatically add back custom fields if they are missing in the database structure
  • We improved the name of the PDF file generated by the PDF invoice plugin
  • The PDF invoices generated by the PDF invoice plugin are now always in the user language
  • We add the support of manufacturers for the badges
  • The full Latvian translation for HikaShop is now available (thanks e-cilveks!)
  • The products search results now take into account the canonical URL of the products
  • You can now easily display a "no results found" message on the filters result page with just a translation override
  • We improved a bit the rendering of the address display so that it avoids empty lines. Also, you can now add conditions on the address fields data in the address template code
  • The PDF invoice plugin now handles better product names with a lot of characters
  • We improved the GD library checks for thumbnails generation in order to display better error messages
  • We modified a bit the layout of the description zone for the product edition page in the backend in order to avoid confusion for the users
  • The Google Product plugin could be producing a XML with a too long product type if you had several categories attached to your products and/or a deep category tree. The system now stops before reaching the limit imposed by Google
  • We now clear the plugin cache upon the HikaShop installation and the enabling/disabling of plugins in the configuration of HikaShop in order to avoid issues with Joomla not finding them when the cache is turned on
  • The Social Networks plugin has been moved from the content group to the system group in order to avoid caching display issues where the {hikashop_social} tag was not being replaced
  • We added a review import system to the Virtuemart import
  • The TaxCloud plugin now displays an error message if the SOAP extension is missing on the web server as it is a requirement in order to connect to TaxCloud servers
  • A warning message is now displayed if the shipping / payment plugin Joomla access option is set to "restricted" as the plugins need to be kept public in order to receive shipping / payment notifications
  • The URL of the brand of the product on the product page has been improved to try to use automatically a brand listing menu item
  • The URL for the "proceed to checkout" button of the popup notice has been improved so that it will use the best URL possible
  • The taxes on the price of the products added to an order in the backend now takes into account the address of the order if specified
  • We added a trigger onBeforeVATOnlineCheck in order for HikaShop plugins to be able to change the behavior of the VAT number online check
  • We now use the "invoice order statuses" of the configuration instead of just "confirmed" and "shipped" in order to know when to give back the stock of products of an order which is being cancelled/refunded. That ways, you get a greater flexibility
  • We now first test that cURL is installed before trying to import sample data on the wizard screen
  • The PayPal Express Checkout payment plugin now supports the selection of the landing page of PayPal
  • The PayPal Express Checkout payment plugin now strips the products description to avoid errors on PayPal's end
  • We improved the display of the multiple shipping methods selected for the order in the invoice
  • We added a Authorize/Capture/Refund system in the payment plugin system so that we'll be able to provide more advanced functions in the future
  • The limitation part of the mass actions has been moved in another fieldset so that the interface is easier to understand
  • We now allow the simple quote for the product image alt and title
  • The product objects in the backend listing now have the price with tax set so that you can change the price displayed on the listing to include taxes with a simple code modification
  • The Akeeba subscription plugins have been updated in order to handle the FOF or F0F library depending on the Akeeba subscription version
  • The PayPal Express Checkout payment plugin now supports the payment fees when the "send cart details" option is turned on
  • We modified the view "cart / showcart" in order to have a content similar to the view "checkout / cart"
  • Refresh and delete buttons are now present next to the input fields of the "cart / showcart" view file
  • The product options are now taking the shipping warehouse of their parent if the HikaShop setting "group options" is enable in order to improve consistency on the checkout product grouping system
  • The guest checkout is now deactivated dynamically by the user group after purchase plugin when products with a user group after purchase configured are present in the cart
  • We add a letter at the beginning of the alias of products and categories in order to avoid issues when the alias starts with a number

New features

  • We developed a new payment plugin for the Google Wallet payment gateway
  • We added a new payment plugin for the Russian payment gateway Platron (thank you to them for developing it!)
  • Shipping methods can now be restricted by currency
  • The massaction export csv function of the product data now handles the product price with tax
  • You can now select the statuses for which the PDF invoice will be attached to the email notifications of HikaShop
  • We improved the "user points" plugin with a new mode for the "give points when using some" option
  • We now can add many BCC in the PDF invoice plugin
  • We developed a Purchase Order payment plugin so that customers can purchase with only a PO number they can enter on the checkout
  • We added an advanced option in the configuration in order to allow you to deactivate the buffering and the compression during the download of files as it can break the downloads with some rare server configurations
  • We added a "Sort by price" option to the USPS shipping plugin
  • We added the shipping service "container" to the USPS shipping plugin
  • We developed an payment plugin for the payment gateway PayFast.co.za
  • We developed a "Purchase Order" payment plugin
  • We added an option "Destination type" to the FedEx shipping plugin
  • We created a custom field Mondial Relay type plugin so that you can ask for the selection of a place where the customer can get his delivered goods near him
  • We added a new payment plugin for the payment gateway Adyen
  • The Servired payment plugin now has a new option in order to select what kind of payment methods should be displayed on the Servired payment page after the checkout
  • An option has been added on the "link" custom fields to open the link on a new window
  • We developped a payment plugin for the Paygate payment gateway
  • The HikaShop analytics plugins now supports "Universal Analytics" with also the "Measurement Protocol" to track the sales even if the order is confirmed in a payment notification
  • We added an integration plugin for Google Adword conversion tracking

HikaShop 2.3.3

Release date : September, 24 2014

A security issue relative to the activation process of the HikaShop registration has been reported and fixed. Read more about it here

This release also have fixes for Joomla 3.3.4 compatibility.

 

HikaShop 2.3.2

Release date : July, 7 2014

List of all the files changed between the 2.3.1 and the 2.3.2

 

Bug fixes

  • The payment notifications for the BitPay (bitcoin) payment plugin was not handled properly
  • We fixed several issue with the PayPal Express Checkout plugin and improved the SEF URLs handling to avoid errors on some websites based on how the SEF is configured
  • The product page's page title was not taking into account the Joomla page title settings properly
  • The user group after purchase system was adding parent groups of the groups of the user to the user on top of just adding the new groups attached to the products being purchased. Based on how your group structure was made, it could lead to issues
  • We fixed some problems with the edition of the rows of table reports so that it works properly
  • The Australia Post product grouping algorithm for packages has been improved to include recent changes of Australia Post
  • We fixed some bugs with the export of orders whereby the filters of the orders listing where not taken into account properly
  • The SEF URLs were not always handling the port of the URLs ( like localhost:8080 )
  • The page header was not displayed when using the "Group by category" sub element filter of products listings
  • Payment notification emails were not sent anymore due to a typo in the code
  • The delete button had been inadvertently removed on the customers listing on the backend in the last version of HikaShop and has thus been added back
  • We fixed the saving of attachments to emails which was loosing the old attachments on each save of an email via the menu System>Emails
  • The product deletion on automatic CSV import with the cron product update plugin has been fixed to work properly
  • We fixed the popup notice display for add to cart buttons insertion tags for some cases on Joomla 3.x
  • The orders could sometimes be listed several times in the order listings of reports/widgets
  • We fixed the product deletion on the cart display page in both the backend and the frontend
  • We fixed rounding issues with prices with more than 2 decimals for the PayPal Express Checkout plugin
  • For badges restricted on a discount, it was possible for the badge to not be displayed in some cases with products with characteristics
  • The massactions system wasn't working properly anymore in Joomla 3.3 because of Chosen changes. We've now deactivated Chosen on the massaction system. That will avoid the problem and allow the mass action interface to display faster on Joomla 3.x
  • We fixed a problem with the variants being messed up on product save when the "auto generate variants" option is turned off in some cases
  • We fixed a cloning fatal error on PHP 5.4 with shipping prices calculations in some rare cases
  • The auto loaded coupons system was not switching properly from one coupon to the other when changing products in the cart
  • We fixed some warnings which could appear when saving products with characteristics in some rare cases
  • We now properly handle coupons for the PayPal Pro payment method
  • The coupon tax wasn't taken into account properly in the recalculations of the total of the orders
  • The options were not taken into account for some of the calculations of the coupons restrictions
  • The auto loaded coupons system was not switching properly from one coupon to the other when changing products in the cart
  • We fixed several problems with the TaxCloud plugin
  • The PayPal Express Checkout payment plugin can now handle the payment restrictions and multiple instances of payment methods for itself
  • We now avoid a query error when loading category filters and that the category root has been removed by the user (it should NEVER be done !)
  • We fixed some strict standard messages in the Business Gateway and Global Gateway payment plugins
  • We fixed some errors with the VirtueMart categories import
  • We fixed a javascript error with the simplified registration mode
  • The "Exact Phrase" search in Joomla search for products and categories has been fixed. We know look for the exact phrase in the name OR the description instead of the name AND the description
  • The PDF invoice plugin was not overriding the print button on the frontend for the orders invoice
  • We fixed a warning with the product page link on the products listing of the order details page of the frontend
  • We fixed potential loop problems with the categories counting on the frontend categories listings
  • We fixed a notice message in some cases on the add to cart process
  • We fixed an issue with the categories listings when displaying child categories
  • We fixed the carts ordering on the backend cart manager
  • The add to cart button could not be clicked with a fade item box layout in some cases

Improvements

  • We now hide by default the "mini description" in tabular display with CSS
  • We force the width of icons on the user control panel to avoid the templates messing with them
  • The Recaptcha plugin now better supports the HikaShop contact form
  • The date filtering on the orders listing of the backend now takes into account the timezone of the website
  • The ReCaptcha plugin now has an option to not display on the registration forms
  • The reorder function now supports custom item fields of products
  • The variants listing (characteristics in list display mode) on the product page now supports the "global on listing" value of add to cart buttons display so that you can have one quantity field for each variant with a main add to cart button at the bottom of the list
  • We display the specification tab in the show_tabular layout if the product has a brand
  • You can now select the quantity layout for the products from the category edition page so that it applies to all the products of the category
  • You can now set a specific menu id for the Wishlist page when coming from the wishlist module
  • New filters are available for AcyMailing, based on the order invoice date/modification or creation
  • The PayPal Advanced payment plugin now sends the shipping address to PayPal
  • The invoices now display the date of creation of the invoice and not the date of creation of the order
  • The system makes sure that the frontend links of products in orders and files in emails have a correct menu item id
  • The URLs leading to the checkout have their menu id checked and inserted automatically to avoid 403 errors for some SEF configurations
  • The menu id of products/categories links is now automatically fixed when possible. That will avoid a lot of 404/403 errors with the Joomla SEF system
  • The variants listing on the backend now displays the custom product fields values in additional columns when the backend listing display option of the fields is activated
  • The advanced date picker custom field now supports translations
  • The Google Products plugin now supports the "identifier exists" attribute of products
  • The Google Products (Merchant) plugin now supports shipping rules for products in the XML feed
  • The orders listing of the customer edition page now supports the translations of the payment methods and order statuses
  • The mass actions system now supports the import of the price with taxes via the column price_value_with_tax
  • We improved the trigger "onBeforeCategoryListingLoad" so that you can have access to more variables
  • You can now select the range of the year selector of the advanced date picker custom fields
  • We improved the plugin eSelect/Moneris to display more error details
  • The microdata plugin has been improved for the support of votes and comments
  • The VirtueMart redirect plugin can now redirect SEFed VirtueMart URLs to HikaShop (after an import of the data from VirtueMart) even if the VirtueMart router file is not present on the website to convert the SEFed URLs into non SEFed URLs
  • The CSV import system now supports the import of images name, alt, order, and of the files order, free download option, name and download limit
  • The checkout now handles the enter key submission for the login form
  • The BitPay/BitCoin payment plugin now has a Return URL option in order to redirect the customer where you want after the purchase
  • We added the possibility to add custom HTML on the receipt page of the SIPS ATOs payment gateway via a new option of the SIPS ATOS plugin
  • We now display the p hikashop_cart_product_custom_item_fields element in the cart only if necessary (only if the product really has fields/options attached to it)
  • We added a new CSS class to the listings which changes on a per category basis, allowing you to customize the CSS of listings on a per category basis
  • We now add a letter to the aliases when we see that they start with a number in order to avoid that the SEF system think that the number is the id of the product. That way, it will display the correct product when clicking on the SEFed link
  • We added a try/catch on the queries of the update process to reduce potential errors
  • You can now add the no_zone_import namekey with the value 1 in the hikashop_config table via our PHPMyAdmin if you want to prevent HikaShop to add back all the countries/states on each update
  • The date format throughout HikaShop can now be set differently for different languages thanks to new translation keys
  • We now allow HTML tags in the "Information" field of payment methods
  • The warehouse selection of the main product is not passed automatically to the variants if the no warehouse is selected in the variants
  • The Falang/Joomfish translations of the product name, product code and category name are now taken into account when selecting these columns in the "ordering column" option of your categories/products listings menus/modules
  • The Stripe payment plugin now has a Return URL option in order to redirect the customer where you want after the purchase
  • We now always display the order column on products and categories listings in the backend and if the ordering is not possible we warn the user about the sub element filter
  • We added additional checks to the price display system to avoid warnings when the function is called with invalid parameters
  • We allow the removal of an image/file when the "ajax" custom field is not required
  • We display some information when a thumbnail can't be generated correctly
  • The HikaShop router now supports Falang translations for URL aliases
  • We improved the CSS of the tabs system on the product page for the "tabular" layout
  • We now catch the Stripe error messages when the server is not setup properly so that it displays better
  • We added a product type selection to make it easier to understand the implications of having weight or not in the products
  • You can now provide a file URL with HTTPS for your product files
  • We now allow pagination item override on the frontend
  • The stock display on the product page now handle the singular/plural translation for the quantity of the product
  • The mini cart now handles the singular/plural translation for the quantity of items in the cart
  • We improved the responsive display of the registration and address forms
  • We added consistency between the different subtotal/total/final total translations for HikaShop carts/orders products listings
  • The USPS shipping method can now work even if the country address field has been disabled
  • We now allow the pagination override pagination_list_footer of the template on the frontend
  • We added two options to the PDF invoice plugin to select whether or not to override the invoice on the backend and on the frontend
  • We make sure that the user entered an ID/Key in the TaxCloud plugin options before processing the taxes with TaxCloud
  • The states of Denmark have been updated to only the 5 regions of the 2007 Danish Municipal Reform
  • We added the format for Croatia VAT numbers check
  • We now swap the "continue shopping" and "next" buttons on the checkout for RTL languages

New features

  • We added an export button to the discounts listing in the backend
  • We added a "check database" button on the configuration page to make sure that the structure of the database of HikaShop is valid and fix it if not
  • A payment plugin for the PayPlug payment gateway has been added
  • We added new options to generate automatically the keywords and the meta description on products and categories
  • It is now possible to configure different prices for different virtual sites and the current virtual site is now stored with the order data when the order is created (this is for our JMS Multi Sites integration)
  • The currency rates auto update plugin now also supports Yahoo Finance on top of the European Central Bank currency rates feed. That way, it can work for almost any existing currency

HikaShop 2.3.1

Release date : May, 14 2014

List of all the files changed between the 2.3.0 and the 2.3.1

 

Bug fixes

  • We fixed a warning message with the display of the custom item fields on the products listing of the order details page of the backend
  • The associated category couldn't be updated for associated modules when editing a menu
  • We fixed an issue with the helpful link of the comments listing
  • The search fields on backend listings now properly handle special characters
  • We removed a potential notice with the SEF system on the checkout
  • We restored the admin admin notification link to the order details page on the backend
  • A patch was done to the filter system in order to properly handle the "ALL" value of dropdown filters (in order to reset them)
  • We fixed the check on the quantity for products with characteristics where the quantity is only configured on the main product
  • We fixed a coupon rounding calculation issue
  • We fixed the category selection for modules and menus when browsing into deeper categories
  • We fixed the cron update product's "delete products not in CSV" option which wasn't deleting any product when the option to do that was turned on
  • We fixed the shipping warehouse system algorithm for the HikaMarket integration
  • The PayPal express checkout plugin could potentially break the checkout based on how the checkout workflow was setup
  • The locale language is now properly used by the bluepaid plugin
  • We added a patch to avoid query errors with cursor filters on rating values
  • We made a fix regarding the traduction of the download content menu title
  • We fixed the pagination persistence across categories listings
  • The checked steps image of the checkout progress bar were not aligned with the other step. The CSS has been modified to properly handle that
  • We fixed the popup display on small screens on the frontend with the bootstrap popup mode
  • The system didn't load the categories from VM2 properly when they had been imported from a VM1
  • We fixed an issue with multiple warehouse and shipping auto select/submit
  • We fixed a few warnings with the VAT number checking system
  • We fixed a warning with the SIPS ATOS payment plugin
  • We fixed a warning for when the "put the store offline" option is turned on in the configuration
  • We fixed the save of groups/categories data for the plugin HikaShop User Points
  • We fixed the update of the product_sales for variant products
  • The PostFinance plugin now properly handle languages
  • There was an issue with the "product" button not being displayed on Joomla 3 with TinyMCE
  • We fixed the VM import so that it can handle more than 100 categories
  • We fixed a bug with the shipping selection which could refuse the shipping selection in some cases
  • We fixed the address handling to the eway payment gateway with the "eway" payment plugin
  • We fixed the check of the password confirmation field when the guest mode is selected by the user via the registration selector
  • We fixed the display of the selected values for cursor filters in dynamic mode
  • The table orders reports restricted to a product now display the total amount taking into account the quantity of the product in each order while it was only calculating the number of orders previously
  • The contact page was not working when directly linking from a menu item. It's now fixed
  • We fixed a few notices with the attachments handling of emails in the emails management interface of the Business edition
  • We fixed several issues with custom user fields of the type "zone" for the table "user"
  • We fixed the non-sandbox mode of the WorldNetTPS payment plugin which was always using the sandbox URL instead of the live URL
  • We improved the handling of the session for the cart system for unexpected events (like the deletion of all the carts in the backend)
  • We fixed the ID of the filters of the type text input which could sometimes be invalid
  • We fixed a fatal error on the contact email sending on Joomla 1.5
  • The path was sometimes missing from the menu items created by HikaShop, making the SEF links not correct in some cases
  • The widgets of the dashboard now display the statistics based on the last 30 days of data instead of the current month's data
  • The "print invoice" button on the frontend order details page has been set with the correct translation key
  • We fixed a problem with the AliPay payment plugin with prices which were not rounded properly in some cases
  • We fixed several issues with the import from RedShop in order to be compatible with old versions of RedShop
  • We now display the error messages on the address AJAX edit forms in List/Dropdown mode
  • if we just edited a billing address and that there is no shipping address selection and that either the shipping, payment or cart views are present, we do a full reload of the checkout page in List/Dropdown mode so that the user see the shipping/payment methods updated
  • We fixed a javascript error with the address edition on the checkout which prevented the system to update the billing address display after a billing address was modified/added if the shipping address selection was not present
  • We fixed the "Force 3D secure" parameter of the NETS payment plugin
  • We fixed a fatal error in some cases with the PayPal Express Checkout payment plugin
  • The default pagination line height has been fixed so that it displays properly on several lines on small devices
  • We fixed an javascript when changing the country selection if there is no state field displayed on the form

Improvements

  • The product export now fills the "parent_category" column when possible
  • We now deactivate by default the filters of HikaShop on the newsletter edition interface of AcyMailing in order to avoid problems when you have a lot of products
  • We updated the payment gateway URLs for the NETS payment gateway
  • The cart module directly displays the correct URL to the checkout if the "force menu on checkout" option is set
  • We make sure to take into account the guest user group configured in the options of the Joomla user manager in the list of selectable user groups in the "access level" options of HikaShop Business
  • We removed the hour display for the date filters in the orders listing
  • We now make sure to take into account the page title setting of the Joomla configuration for all the pages of HikaShop on the frontend
  • The links are not longer displayed on the print out version of the cart/wishlist on Joomla 3.x.
  • We now display the main product image on the products listing on the backend
  • We added new "increase performances" choices in the Google Products plugin so that you can generate bigger XML exports with it.
  • The rich text/snippet plugin now adds the currency of the prices as a meta data on the page.
  • The stripe plugin now supports all the currencies supported by the stripe payment gateway
  • We added a check when filling the contact us form from a product page in order to get the fields filled.
  • The servired plugin now supports the USD currency
  • We now avoid multiple notifications for the Ogone payment plugin
  • The vote saving URLs are now rendered non indexable by google
  • We fixed the add to cart button for the variants displayed in list on the product page with the button style set to CSS.
  • The PayPal Express Checkout button language is now dynamic
  • The integration with AcyMailing now supports the dynamic retrieval of the main product data for the display of variants with the product tag
  • We introduced some database checks in the installer in order to re-create HikaShop tables if required
  • We added the support of SVG images for shipping and payment methods
  • We now have a special parameter for the CSS files so that you don't have to refresh your browser's cache when you edit a HikaShop CSS file
  • We now properly handle detailed taxes for orders created from the backend
  • We now allow to add many user groups to a customer after purchase
  • We now support extra parameters for HikaShop modules/menus which can be introduced by HikaShop plugins
  • The time limit on file downloads is now based on the date of the confirmation of the order, not on the date of the creation of the order
  • The Moneris eSelect payment plugin can now handle the USD currency. It requires to configure two instances of the plugin, one per currency/merchant account with a restriction on the desired currency for each one
  • The accordion system now takes into account the "use bootstrap design" option of the configuration so that it can use either the bootstrap accordion or the joomla accordion system on Joomla 3.x
  • We added new Thai fonts to the PDF invoice plugin
  • We improved the conditions for the display of the shipping address, the shipping method and the payment method on the PDF invoice plugin
  • The invoice PDF plugin now support the splitting of long product names onto several lines in the PDF invoice
  • We added an option to be able to sort the comments by descending date
  • The listings now display better with the use bootstrap design option turned on in RTL mode
  • We added a failsafe so that the prices are still retrieved on the frontend even if the main currency isn't setup properly in the configuration
  • The ILS currency is now setup by default to be displayed like expected in Israel
  • The PayPal Pro plugin now stores the transaction id in the order history data
  • We now display only the shipping and payment methods on the invoice of the frontend if a shipping/payment method has been set in the order, like it's already the case in the invoice that you can get from the backend
  • We now display a warning in the backend if the anticopy or the JTS content protect plugin's framing disallow option is turned on as it messes up the popups
  • The filters now won't reset the pagination if no modification was passed by filters parameters added via the URL (which normally doesn't happen unless you have some custom code doing that)
  • We improved the configuration of the CanadaPost and UPS shipping plugins in order to avoid basic errors
  • We improved the checks on the carts and wish lists management
  • We added a "Menu ID" option to the product insert plugins so that users can manually "force" a menu id for their product link
  • The payment plugins do not try to send an email if the recipient is empty in the configuration
  • The orders listing now supports the selection of multiple order statuses for filtering
  • We now display only the current cart/wishlist from the user control panel if the multi cart option is disabled
  • The transaction ID is now stored in the order history for the Authorize.net payments
  • The stock is now displayed and handled on the products listings for products with variants/options so that it doesn't show the "choose the options" button if no stock is available
  • There is now the possibility to order the mass action results
  • The show cart view now group the options with the products if the corresponding setting is enabled
  • The Australia Post shipping method can now work even if the country address field has been disabled
  • We added the support of HikaMarket for the plugin "shipping price per product" so that you and your vendors can configure the shipping prices of the products from the frontend product edition interface
  • We dissociated the affiliate ACL from the user ACL in the configuration
  • The currency switcher module can now support several instances of itself on the same page
  • We now resynchronize the user ids from Joomla during the install/updates (useful for migrations where the joomla user ids are changed)
  • The address forms are now taken into account on the checkout even if you don't validate them and directly click on the "next" button
  • We added a custom Itemid option field to the hikashop registration redirect plugin
  • Users now have a delete icon on the prices to easily remove the prices from the products
  • The destination email address of the user account administrator notification can now be overridden from the user account administrator notification template
  • We now display the products of all the sub categories by default on the products listing
  • We now handle the display of the name of the user on the orders listing even for guest mode
  • We improved the votes display in order to reduce the issues with the javascript errors of other extensions

New features

  • We added a new option to be able to use the canonical URL of the products/categories on listings generated by HikaShop and even generate the canonical URLs automatically if missing so that you won't get duplicate issues anymore
  • We added a new option in order to automatically generate the related product links between the products on both ways (you add a product as a related product of another product and that other product also become a related product of that first product)
  • The Google Products/Merchant plugin can now handle product brands
  • We added more options for the add to cart display in the product page
  • We added the possibility to edit the add to cart display via a simple view override
  • We added a drop down option to restrict the product quantity by steps automatically when the "Quantity layout on product page" option is set to "Show select"
  • It is now possible to change a user group depending on the order number or amount of the users in the mass actions
  • The geolocation system in HikaShop Business now supports both the GeoPlugin and IPInfoDB geolocation service so that you can have a better redundancy for your geolocation. The GeoPlugin service also supports currency geolocation so you don't even have to fill the currency setting of each zone, unless you want another currency than the normal one
  • We improved the "user points" plugin to have a filter on the product categories
  • We developed a payment plugin for PayPal Advanced
  • We added the plugin "Custom field Date picker" to replace the "simple date" type custom field (thanks to that we avoid issues with the calendar system of the Joomla library and we can also propose more options for the date picker)
  • We add a new option for the HikaShop currency switcher module in order to not use a form in the module
  • The Google Products plugin now supports the use of a custom product field for the condition of the products like the other options (age, gender, etc)
  • We added an option in order to support product/category alias automatic filling (activated by default)
  • We added a "Quantity field on 'Add to cart' button" option for product listing content menus and modules
  • We added two new options to the cart module in order to display the coupon amount and shipping fess directly on the cart module
  • We added a new option to not ask the address on the registration form
  • There is now a bitcoin (BitPay) plugin for HikaShop
  • You can now create custom fields for the contact form page and the values entered by the user for these fields will then be added in the contact request email notification that you will receive
  • The TaxCloud plugin now supports the full API of TaxCloud and should be certified soon

HikaShop 2.3.0

Release date : February, 11 2014

 

Bug fixes

  • We fixed a fatal error with the Affiliate plugin when using lead fees
  • The taxed price is now calculated correctly in the PDF invoice plugin
  • We fixed a charset encoding issue with the name of the customer in the contact request email notification
  • We added a small fix regarding the displaying of product option/variant prices
  • We added some fixes regarding UPS and CANADA POST shipping methods
  • The zone couldn't be deleted from tax rules
  • We added a fix for the tax calculation when coupons were used in email notifications
  • An error could happen preventing the creation of a user account on the checkout with the registration switcher displayed without the login form
  • We fixed the "Please select" option for state custom fields
  • We fixed a product type image missing on the installation wizard page
  • We fixed some issues with the ajax upload image and the item custom fields.
  • Some checks were skipped on the registration form with the bootstrap design turned on
  • We fixed the javascript removal of the warning message for the not up to date language files.
  • We patched the filters query system to avoid errors in some rare configuration cases
  • We added several fixes for the google products plugin
  • We added some fixes regarding the download period availability on the downloads manager on the frontend
  • The "show product code" option of the configuration wasn't taken into account properly for the display of the product code in notification emails
  • "No SSL outside checkout" plugin fixed in order to work with the plugin "Payment of orders not paid immediately"
  • We fixed the image display in product listing feed.
  • We fixed some HTML formatting issue on the user profile page with custom user fields displayed.
  • The selection of the T&C popup size wasn't working on all the versions of Joomla
  • We added a fix on Be2bill and Stripe so that the total price is now rounded correctly
  • We removed a warning on the listing of payment methods when no payment methods were found.
  • We fixed a problem with variants and image gallery (using shadowbox)
  • We added some fixes to the instalments handling of the PayPal recurring plugin
  • The invoice on the frontend now properly handle the display of the taxes
  • We removed the common payment method in the payment methods listing as it should not appear there
  • We fixed the order export in the mass actions
  • We fixed the category sorting with the product listing in "group by category" mode.
  • We fixed several issues with the import from other shopping carts
  • We fixed some "limit reached" error messages with the min/max quantity per order options of the products
  • We fixed a smalle issue with the canadapost warehouse edition.
  • We fixed the shipping group system when some shipping groups have digital goods.
  • Sometimes the coupon number of uses was not incremented when it should have
  • Coupons without a category/product selected couldn't enforce properly the "minimum quantity of products" option.
  • We fixed the display of the user message textarea when editing the additional information of an order in the backend
  • We fixed the badge image resizing function on the product page which was not always working properly since the new thumbnail generation system was introduced
  • We fixed the display of the custom item fields on the cart module and the order details page on the frontend
  • We fixed the "required" option on state zone custom fields when the country does not have states.
  • We removed duplicate buttons in liqpay/privat24/webmoney payment plugins options page
  • We added a check to handle multiple notification and to only send one email in the PostFinance plugin
  • We now properly handle custom fields of the type image or file (or ajax image/file) in user emails for guest checkout
  • We fixed an issue with the ACL integration on Joomla 3 for backend controllers access which was not triggered by Joomla 3 like it was on previous versions.
  • The invoice ids were starting at 0 instead of starting at 1.
  • We fixed an initialization problem with TinyMCE 4
  • The shipping price could be displayed, in some rare cases, in the wrong currency during the checkout

Improvements

  • You can now use dashes in the SEF product name and SEF category name options of the configuration while it was not working properly before
  • SagePay was displaying an error message for users without a post code while this is totally possible in some countries like Ireland.
  • We now can filter on several characteristics at the same time for the mass actions on the data product.
  • We now keep the config of the wishlist module when adding an item in the wishlist
  • The shipping method / payment method are now displayed on the frontend order details page and the invoice.
  • In the back-end order edition, we now display the product options below his parent
  • We added some CSS rules in the front-end order listing
  • The display of the shipping methods price on the shipping methods selection listing now handles the "display taxed price" option of the configuration
  • The installation wizard now also set the main tax zone parameter to your state (if in the USA) or to your country (everywhere else) so that you don't have to set it yourself
  • We do not display anymore the product images in the email if the thumbnails are not authorized in the configuration.
  • We improved the selection of the next/previous product links on the product page
  • We now hide the default variant if it doesn't have any quantity and that the option to display out of stock products is turned off, and then, we select another variant automatically.
  • We now force the icons on the frontend control panel in order to avoid that templates override them with their CSS
  • The invoice number is now added to the printable view header for the invoice in the frontend
  • The user is now redirected to the user login form if he tries to access the downloads area of HikaShop
  • We now properly display the add to cart button on listings for the "global on listing" feature even when the "display add to cart button for free products" option is turned off.
  • We now flip the checkout progress bar display when the website is displayed in a RTL language.
  • We now update the download number only if we are sending the first chunck of the file or that we don't have the file flag in the session as being downloaded (without that, the downloads would be counted one per chunck of file)
  • We display the shipping/billing addresses only if necessary in the notification emails.
  • We now have an ordering on the variants listing of the backend
  • The PayPal recurring plugin now supports ILS
  • We now allow all shipping methods to be listed through the "shipping price" tab of the product configuration pageand not just manual shipping methods
  • You can now sell downloadable files even with the guest checkout mode as the system can now handle these downloads securely
  • We do not display anymore the empty values of custom fields in filters when the custom fields are required since the empty value is not possible.
  • Now, when you update the product_code of the main product, it updates the product_code of all the variants of the product based on that change.
  • We now use the upload folder option of the configuration for the gallery system
  • We added the possibility to change the separator between the variants in the product name via a translation override
  • We improved the contact page and the contact email
  • The order export now use the order date filters during the exports
  • We display an error message if the action "update the characteristics" is selected in the mass actions and there is no characteristics in the shop.
  • We added the support of CHF, GBP and PLN to the Sofort payment plugin
  • We display a warning message when the number of variants for a product is too high.
  • We added access levels on the documentation menu for the backend
  • We manage the option "Force shipping regardless of weight" in the installation wizard
  • The "add to compare list" buttons now support the "button style" option of the configuration
  • You now have the possibility to choose a table prefix for the VirtueMart import
  • You can now enter category ids in the "parent_category" column of the CSVs for the import tool of HikaShop

New features

  • There is now an option to remove the categories and product ids from the SEF URLs
  • We added an option to calculate sales including shipping ( for reports using the table display)
  • We added an option to the cart module in order to not display the products name in it
  • We added new periods for reports (real "this week" and "last x days")
  • We added a PayPal Express Checkout payment plugin which allows you to bypass the HikaShop checkout completely and go directly to PayPal for the checkout
  • We added a TaxCloud plugin so that the taxes get calculated automatically via a TaxCloud account (no need to configure complex US tax rules anymore, and it's free to use !)
  • We added a CANPAR shipping plugin (provided by raviry, thanks to him !) so that you can get the CANPAR shipping rates automatically based on the user address and the products weight/dimensions
  • You can now force the affiliation to user accounts so that they are linked to the partner during the registration instead of having to rely on the browser cookies thanks to a new option of the affiliate section of the configuration
  • We added two new options for images display: "Force size" which allows you to force the size of the images to what you specify in the configuration, and "Scale mode" which allows you to select whether you want the images to be cropped or with blanks around in order to force the size of the images.
  • We added a warehouse management system in HikaShop so that you can assign each product to a warehouse and then restrict your shipping methods to different methods
  • The address section of the checkout has been completly redesigned with new options for its configuration
  • We added an option to the Google Products plugin so that you can now regularly generate a XML of your products on your website.
  • We added an option in the user synchronization plugin in order to remove the display of the user custom fields on the user profile edition page.
  • We added date restriction fields on tax rules (useful for when the law is going to change and that you want to set that up ahead of time)
  • We developped a payment plugin for Stripe and WorldNetTPS payment gateways
  • We added the possibility for customers to reorder their previous orders
  • The frontend default style and icones has been reworked

HikaShop 2.2.3

Release date : December, 7 2013

Bug fixes

  • We fixed a fatal error with the hikashop product button on the article edition page of joomla.
  • The switcher system of the registration could cause some issues in some specific cases and they have been corrected
  • The new emails templates and preloads have received several fixes
  • We corrected the inherit parameter for the show_discount option in the menus/modules
  • There was an issue with the "Check / Radio" custom fields for some specific values
  • The contact button on the product page was not directing to the contact form for the product when the product had characteristics.
  • We now add a prefix to the custom item fields on the product listings in order to avoid ID conflicts
  • USPS changed their API and the USPS plugin was updated in order to support the new API mode
  • We fixed the mass publish/unpublish plugins in the backend
  • We fixed a warning in the CardSave plugin
  • We fixed the order number in the order admin notification
  • We fixed the transliteration support for some languages
  • A check was missing for the display of the "choose options" button in some rare cases on listings.
  • A check was missing for the payment link of orders in the order creation email.
  • We had a warning when the paypal payment method was configured via the wizard.
  • We added a fix to remove a warning coming from the calendar system of Joomla 3.2
  • The URL for the download of custom upload item fields didn't work anymore in the admin email
  • We fixed a problem related to the deletion of some particular states (with dash in the namekey) from a zone.
  • We added some fix for the tax calculations for widget/reports in some specific cases
  • We fixed the characteristics/options ordering of values for some cases
  • We fixed several issues with filters on brands and categories

Improvements

  • We added additional allowed currencies in the Sage Pay payment method.
  • We improved the HikaShop configuration for file uploads.
  • Several payment Plugins ^have been updated in order to separate the sandbox environment from the debug environment
  • We updated the menu options edition view : it now shows the associated modules options on the same page
  • we now support both alt (for SEO) and title (for accessibility) attributes on product images
  • We improved / updated fallback links plugin redirect for Virtuemart
  • The RTL support has been improved for the user control panel and emails are now supported too
  • The display or not of the link to the order details page has been improved in the notification emails
  • We edited the cart / wishlist listing view to make it responsive
  • We added the display of the images in the cart / wishlist view
  • We now force the use and the display of the Limit filter in the mass actions.
  • If we are on a product page, we don't display anymore the current product in the recently viewed module
  • The prices and the cart display of the checkout are now better handled in RTL mode
  • You can now specify a return URL for the check and the collect on delivery payment methods.
  • We improved several payment plugins for the email notifications.
  • We improved the responsive design for the checkout
  • We improved the export of products in order to handle better characteristics with identical names
  • We added the possibility to remove one or many categories for products in the mass actions.
  • We now properly check that the user is logged in for the "pay now" link which is added in the order creation email before displaying the payment form.
  • We improved the anti-hack checking system on redirection URLs to better handle HTTPS
  • The "please login" link of the affiliate program page is now clickable so that the users can more easily login.
  • We added a check to make sure that the user only enters numbers in the credit card expiration fields
  • We improved the VAT checks for greek vat numbers so that it handle both GR and EL codes properly.
  • The specification title is now only displayed when a custom product field is found for the current product
  • The import system now handle HTTPS links for files and images
  • We now remove the associated modules title when no products are found.
  • Improvements and fixes regarding the wishlists and add to cart actions :
  • - option added to display or not 'add to wishlist' button for free products
  • - add some checks to display or not the 'add to wishlist' button depending on the configuration
  • - corrections to display the correct popup content when clicking on 'add to cart' or 'add to wishlist' button
  • - if guest user add to wishlist, display a message to prevent that he must been logged in to use the wishlists
  • - bug fix for quantity display in wishlist, if free or out of stock product, let the desired quantity in the wishlist instead of zero
  • - bug fix for the AJAX wishlist module content update
  • - bug fix for the redirection if option "Always redirect to checkout" option selected, for cart and wishlist.

New features

  • You can now copy orders
  • We added the support for google products age group, gender, color and size attributes in the google product plugin
  • We added options to manage the size of the add to cart popup and the terms and conditions one.
  • We now support negative prices in product/options/variants prices
  • We added an option to choose the image popup system (mootools / shadowbox)
  • We added a new uploader system (opload) in HikaShop in order to circumvent some rare issues on some servers and improve the usuability
  • We added two new custom field type : Ajax File and Ajax Image
  • New payment plugins Liqpay, Privat24 and Webmoney provided by CM-S.ru have been added to HikaShop. Thanks !
  • We developed four new payment methods: Be2Bill, beanstream, Borgun and PayBox
  • A Sofort payment plugin has been developed by LG SOLUTION and included in Hikashop. Thanks !
  • A NetGiro paymnt plugin has been developed by Stefan Novakovic and included in Hikashop. Thanks !
  • We added the support for the common payment plugin api (https://github.com/techjoomla/joomla-payments/tree/master/code/plugins) which gives you access to 20 additional payment plugins included 2Checkout, CCAvenue, eWallet, JomSocialPoints, LinkPoint, PagSeguro, PayFast and TransFirst (simply zip them and install the zip via the joomla installer and they will appear in HikaShop.
  • We developed an import function for OpenCart (with import of the users to Joomla), MijoShop and RedShop so that you can migrate your products, categories, users, addresses, orders, coupons, discounts easily to HikaShop.
  • We included new options in the UserPoints plugins. You can now display the number of points during the checkout and let the user decide if he want to use his points or not.
  • Emails preload can now be overridden via the System>Emails interface and the email templates now support generic tags like {VAR:order.order_number}

HikaShop 2.2.2

Release date : September, 28 2013

Bug fixes

  • The saving of the "published" and "show title" options of menus/modules didn't work properly. It's now fixed
  • The pagination on the selection of users popup for the orders didn't work properly
  • The CSV export was always adding an empty column at the end of the CSV
  • We fixed a warning message with the sorting filters in some cases
  • We fixed the label of the "percentage fee excluding shipping" option of the Affiliate system
  • We fixed some errors in the mass action system
  • We now properly hide main products of variants in the display of carts/wishlists
  • We fixed a bug which would remove the related products of products with options during the import of products with both related products and options specified in the CSV
  • The North West province of South Africa was missing
  • We fixed the SEF handling on the checkout URLs when the "checkout SEF name" option of the configuration is empty
  • The return URL redirect was ignored for the authorize.net plugin in SIM mode
  • Mootools is now loaded in the thank you page of the Authorize.net plugin in case it's not already done so that the automatic redirect can work
  • The login view of the checkout was not always behaving properly with exotic checkout workflows
  • The payment notification of the Ogone plugin was not working properly in some cases
  • Several fixes have been added to the vote and comment system
  • We fixed an issue regarding the "Minimum number of products" option of coupons
  • We added a fix regarding the default download space table ordering
  • The shipping address override wasn't working properly when the shipping and the address views weren't on the same step of the checkout
  • We fixed the installation wizard for Joomla 1.5
  • We fixed the selection of users without a joomla user account in orders
  • We added several missing translation strings in the language files
  • There was an issue in some cases with the default value of state/country fields which was not correct
  • The popup notice for add to cart/wishlist was sometimes not displaying the message for the correct type (cart or wishlist) when both where enabled
  • We fixed the publish/unpublish of payment and shipping methods
  • We fixed the management of shipping prices per product on the product edition page
  • The SagePay plugin had not been ported properly to the new payment API and it had a few issues with it which are now fixed
  • There was a successful message when deleting a user even when the deletion was unsuccessful
  • On created triggers the mass actions were processing all the elements in the database instead of only processing the current element
  • We fixed several issues with the products mass actions triggers and the product category update action
  • We removed a warning message in the UPS plugin which could happen in some rare cases when products didn't had any prices
  • We fixed the SIPS ATOS notification handling
  • The backend popups were sometimes stacked to the bottom of the screen instead of being centered
  • We fixed a few issues with the new user point plugin of HikaShop
  • We fixed the display of custom item fields on the invoice
  • We fixed the display of the facebook like button for some fonts in xfbml display mode
  • The sorting filter was not working properly when its type was "list"
  • The FedEx plugin now handle properly the discounted rates
  • We fixed two issues with the characteristics handling when the variants are not generated
  • We fixed several warning messages with the shipping system when the cart was been emptied in some cases
  • We now handle properly the update values operations on the price table for product mass actions
  • We fixed the display of States for Japan
  • We fixed a fatal error in some cases for the product selection on the options page of menu items via the joomla menu manager
  • We now avoid a potential fatal error with discounts loading for prices with an additional sanity check before loading the discounts so that it doesn't load the discounts when no prices are set
  • There was a wrongly placed check in the mass action system which prevented users of HikaShop Starter/Essential to run mass actions

Improvements

  • The tabular display of products now only display the "read more" option only if there is enough text in the description
  • You can now select the view "Cart status" on your checkout workflow in order to display a non modifiable cart during the checkout
  • The recently viewed module now doesn't display any product when no product pages have been seen by the user yet
  • The store address can now be translated with a translation override
  • We added a hidden option to be able to completely remove the display of the commented footer
  • The registration form has been improved with support of HTML5 aria attributes
  • The "next" checkout button is now named 'Finish' on the last step of the checkout automatically
  • The popup for "terms & conditions" in the checkout can now use the Joomla 3 bootstrap popup
  • We updated the jQuery-ui library so that the drag&drop on the checkout workflow setting works better
  • We added new triggers for the checkout integration so that you can add custom steps to the checkout via a HikaShop plugin
  • The variants listing now order the variants based on the ordering of the characteristics and their values automatically
  • We improved the user notification system when modifying order details in the backend with additional options
  • The user control panel has been redesigned to use a UL/LI list instead of a table
  • The product page images display has been improved to use a new display method
  • It is now possible to have a "Please select" choice for custom fields of the type "zone"
  • The out of stock notifications now handle the sales start/end dates of products so that you don't get notified when it's not needed anymore
  • The pc file generated by the ATOS plugin didn't contain the merchant id in its name
  • We added the support of product images for the microdata plugin
  • The language of the user is now saved at registration for all the versions of Joomla
  • We now handle falang for product translations on acymailing newsletters with product tags
  • We now handle correctly the display of the payment method name for orders when there are several times the same payment plugin being used with different names on the website
  • We added the notification URL in the configuration of the Google Checkout plugin
  • The USPS plugin now supports several new shipping service offered by USPS
  • The downloads area of the user control panel has been improved to display the downloads in a more logical way
  • The download area now handle properly HikaMarket and HikaSerial downloads
  • We removed the "add" button in the HikaShop menu listing since menus should be created via the joomla menu manager
  • We now display only the data of the published massaction plugins
  • We improved the delete actions in the mass actions
  • We restored the link to the user in the order display
  • The tabs of the tabular display of the product page are now home-made as we had compatibility issues with some templates
  • We improved the display or shipping methods error messages to avoid duplicates
  • The import process now supports dimensions and weight values with a comma instead of a point for decimals

New features

  • There is now an option to round prices during calculations or not as it can be different based on where your location is as a shop owner
  • We added an option to display the add to wishlist button for the free products
  • We added an option to configure the address name format for the WorldPay Business gateway plugin
  • The emails in HikaShop have been completely redesigned to be easily editable (with tags) without knowing PHP
  • We added the support of post code restrictions for tax rules allowing you to easily setup taxes on a per post code range basis
  • We added the support of RTL languages for HikaShop frontend
  • A new identification page is available. You can know chose the way you want to order (Login, Guest, Register...) thanks to a nice switcher on the front end.
  • We added a new option so that you can now decide how the quantity field should display for each product
  • We added two payment plugins for the payment gateways Borgun and PxPay
  • We added an instalments feature in the PayPal recurring payment method so that you can now propose payments in several installments for the orders
  • We've update the Virtuemart import feature. It now works for Virtuemart 2.0
  • We added a new product listing option which allow you to display all sub elements grouped by category
  • You can now disable the generation of variants when a characteristic is added to a product with a new option of the configuration
  • We now integrate a new quickicon system for Joomla 2.5 and 3.0 which is activated by default when you install HikaShop

HikaShop 2.2.1

Release date : August, 24 2013

Bug fixes

  • The display of the order statuses dropdown for massaction filters wasn't done properly on Joomla 2.5 and above
  • We fixed a warning with the address display when using custom text fields
  • We added a small fix regarding the shipping auto selection through the checkout when set to "if only one method is available"
  • We added a correction for an error on update values of products with the mass action system
  • A bug was fixed with the deposit plugin to avoid product cost at 0 in some cases
  • We fixed a shipping method selection issue which happened with only some rare checkout workflows
  • The FedEx Ground service has been fixed
  • We added some corrections to the vote system regarding duplicate HTMl ids
  • Several notice messages displayed in some rare cases throughout the backend interface have been fixed
  • The Google products plugin now handles properly multiple images
  • The currency of the shipping method was not sent properly to Google Checkout in the previous version
  • The currency restriction was not in place anymore with the Authorize.net plugin
  • UTF8 characters were not handled properly for text filters if the version of PHP was older than PHP 5.4
  • The label of shipping methods on the selection interface of the checkout has been fixed
  • We fixed the sorting of discounts for the selection of discounts to apply when several discounts can be used for one product
  • The text filters now properly handle translations
  • Shipping methods name now display properly on orders
  • The Amazon payment plugin had been broken with the migration to the new payment system and is now fixed
  • The PostFinance plugin return URL has been fixed
  • The First class service of USPS has been fixed and several other services added
  • We added a small product insert fix regarding the page where the "product" button is showing
  • We now avoid a warning when safe mode is activated for the set_limit_limit function used before the downloading of product files
  • An error message about duplicate columns was showing during the import process for no reason
  • We fixed a HTML closing tag missing for the FB button on the product page in some cases
  • We now avoid duplicate shipping methods error messages
  • We now display something in the shipping/payment listing even if the method does not have a name
  • Shipping price per product did not include virtual products if the option is was not set
  • We fix the group option in the AlphaUserPoints plugin
  • We fixed a potential fatal error on the product page with the taxes being calculated in detailed mode from a different currency than the current currency
  • We fixed an error with the product edition of orders in some cases
  • We fixed the akeeba subscriptions plugin for the start date when renewing a subscription
  • The “delete products not in csv” option of the cron products update plugin didn't work properly
  • The Google products feed was invalid if the images filename of your products contained invalid characters
  • The email listing pagination has been fixed
  • When a product with no option selected was already in the cart and the same product was added with some options selected, and if the group options with product option was turned on, the product wouldn't be added properly to the cart
  • We had an error when clicking reset button with sort filters
  • The shipping address was not used properly in some cases during the order creation process which could result in the billing address being used instead
  • We fixed a problem with the plugin AlphaUserPoints and special order cases (integration with HikaMarket for example)
  • We fixed a few issues with the translation popups on the backend
  • We fixed a small bug with the status popup on the order listing which happened on weird cases on Joomla 3.1
  • We corrected a bug with empty votes being created for no reason
  • We added a small check to avoid a warning being displayed on grid product listings without products in some cases
  • A message for the shop owner could potentially be displayed to users on the frontend when deleting an address already used in a previous order
  • We fixed a popup bug introduced in Joomla 3.1.4
  • The payment method was not always reselected when a shipping method selection was changed on a checkout with payment methods restricted to different shipping methods
  • The import from folder of both images and files didn't handle properly the import of products after the first one
  • The settings could potentially be lost after the registration of the checkout resulting in some strange behaviors
  • We fixed the end screen of the "okpay" payment plugin
  • We fixed ascending/descending translations for the sort filters
  • The reordering of products linked to several categories was not working properly
  • We fixed the checkout next button checks when the button is displaying in CSS mode
  • We fixed the add to cart button on horizontal and vertical sliders
  • We fixed the fading effect for carousel of categories which overlapping the categories improperly

Improvements

  • We added an anti infinite loops check in the zones retrieval process so that even if you configure your zones in a way that their relations loop on themselves, the system doesn't loop and crash the page processing
  • We now display the edition/version/build number of HikaShop in the configuration
  • We now handle the ordering of the zones in zone dropdowns as it is necessary for some countries like Japan
  • We added class names to listings pagination in order to be able to style the elements more easily
  • We improved the deletion of the product and category images
  • HikaShop now redirects to the next step of the checkout after a successful login/register when the login view is on its own step of the checkout workflow
  • Filters of type sort can now sort on most recent, best sales, most viewed products
  • We now force the confirm step if the user removed it from the checkout workflow (which shouldn't be done) in order to avoid the checkout stalling at the end
  • We improved the shipping and payment plugin listings (Displaying prices and restrictions)
  • We now handle the price tax display on additional information of orders in the backend based on the price tax display setting of the configuration
  • The product selection for the "HikaShop product page" menu is now more logical
  • Modules can now be ordered by name or ID on the Content modules listing of the backend
  • The auto selection of the default value of the country/state fields has been improved
  • We changed the type of the "new address" and "add coupon" buttons of the checkout so that they don't trigger when the user press on "enter" on a field of the checkout but that it submit the checkout form instead
  • We added the default selection of country and state when the geolocation plugin is enabled
  • Variants can now also be selected when adding a product to an order in the backend
  • We now fix the width of the uploaded images in custom fields in the default CSS to 100 in width
  • The partner currency can now only be changed in the backend if you allow it in the configuration
  • We improved quality rendering for image thumbnails
  • We add new icons for the front-end user control panel
  • The compare feature can now display the price of the variant if the main product has no price
  • An option has been added for listing reports to display the price with or without shipping included
  • We changed the way the ">" is displayed in filters of type list (now using a translation)
  • We added a sub total display for order admin/creation/status email notifications
  • We now display the customer email in the order admin notification
  • The options dropdown display now takes into account the "show out of stock products" option of the configuration to display or not the options variants
  • The recurring orders are now labelled as such on the frontend order listing
  • We added an option to display a notes field on the PayPal platform
  • You can now create menu items of the type "downloads" in the joomla menu manager to create a menu item going to the purchased downloads listing of the customer
  • We improved the "display limited to" option of custom fields so that it is easier to setup
  • In the product image gallery, the tree browser is now correctly displayed even if there is no image in the current browsed folder
  • We changed the filters height css property from "height" to "min-height" to get a better display
  • The "Allow customers to change their payment method after checkout" option now only appears when the "Payment of orders not paid immediately" option is turned on in the configuration
  • The "no registration" mode of the checkout now fully supports the subscription of customers to AcyMailing lists and AcyMailing custom fields

New features

  • We added two "user points" plugins to HikaShop Essential and Business . One to gain points and another for payments with points. That allows you to create several instances of each plugin with different configurations and thus go much further in what you can do with our integration with AlphaUserPoints. These plugins are compatible with AlphaUserPoints but can also be used on their own so that will allow you to have points handling with HikaShop even if you don't use AlphaUserPoints on your website. The previous AlphaUserPoints plugin is still in HikaShop but we recommend you to use the new "user points" from now one as the AlphaUserPoints plugin won't be updated further
  • The Innovative gateway and the iPayDNA payment plugins now handle the selection of supported credit card types by the website owner
  • There is a new option for table reports, you can now have your total sales with or without taxes
  • We added the support of HikaShop comment forms in the ReCaptcha plugin
  • We added the possibility to use a WYSIWYG editor as a type of custom field
  • The product tag insert system now handles badges display with a new option to activate/deactivate it
  • We introduced a new checkout bar for Joomla 3 (with bootstrap design on)
  • The donation plugin now handle taxes calculations
  • We added the ability to add characteristics to products in the mass actions
  • We added the possibility to add/change the user group of users in the mass actions
  • We added a new payment plugin for the NETS payment gateway
  • We added an option to remove out of stock products from the google products export
  • We added a "Display out of stock products" option for menus and modules so that you can display or not the out of stock products on a per listing basis
  • We added a setup wizard which appears after a fresh install of HikaShop in order to simplify the setup

HikaShop 2.2.0

Release date : June, 29 2013

Bug fixes

  • The shared SSL URL field was not displaying properly on Joomla 1.5 and 2.5
  • The table reordering in selection popups were not properly affected to the popup listings and thus could cause bugs on main listings
  • The product code display on listings didn't take into account the "link to the product page" option and was always displaying with the link to the product regardless of the value of the option
  • We fixed the edition of views for some specific server configuration which produced a 404 error
  • We fixed a display issue with the chosen library on warehouse dropdowns in shipping methods on Joomla 3.x
  • A few display issues have been fixed with the cart display page
  • We now always load mootools when the chosen library is loaded as it needs it and that joomla is not including it automatically as it should
  • We fixed a typo with the shipping address in the PDF invoice plugin
  • In some rare cases, the MSRP could be displayed in the cart module where that should be the case
  • A inherit value handling has been fixed for column selection of sorting filters
  • The submit on click of cursor filters didn't work properly
  • The export of products was not exporting the category structure anymore due to a regression bug
  • We fixed the limits on prices which were not calculated properly in all cases and we also fixed the limits which don't have a restriction on a product or a category
  • We now handle properly the radio buttons display on Joomla 3.x on the frontend when the "use bootstrap design" option is deactivated
  • We removed the inputbox class on the checkbox of the login form of the checkout as it shouldn't be there
  • We now handle properly products with characteristics for the canonical URL parameter
  • We now handle properly the display of options based on the grouping of options and products selection of the configuration for payment plugins
  • We corrected the display of the wishlists with product options
  • We fixed a bug for the pinterest button in SSL with the social networks plugin
  • The copy button didn't work properly on the Starter and Essential edition
  • The main currency of the store was used by the product tag plugin instead of using the current currency which would render dysfunctional the currency switcher module for these product tags
  • The thumbnail used for the products tags in AcyMailing newsletters is now always the same one as the main image of the product in HikaShop regardless of how the images of the product were uploaded
  • Prices with minimum quantities different than 1 on the main product were not calculated properly for the variants with a percentage of the main product price set for them
  • The price calculations for filter now still works even if the tax category enteredfor the products do not exist anymore (before, the prices of such products would have been ignored)
  • We added a check to the discounts selection process so that even if a main product has the product_parent_id column filled with something different than 0 (it should not happen unless the database was tempered with), that the product is still taken into account as a main product and not a variant
  • We fixed a few bugs in the Amazon FPS payment plugin
  • We improved the security of the AliPay plugin
  • The quantity field was not hidden when not activated for the product tags insertion plugin
  • The Google product plugin and the XMAP plugins now handle canonical urls properly
  • There could be an issue with the search plugins itemid not being used in all cases for all the search results
  • We corrected an error with the previous/next button link on products page with the simplified breadcrumb option deactivated
  • The AlphaUserPoints plugin now handles properly the user group restriction in all cases
  • We corrected the pagination of the wishlist in the backend
  • We change the discount calculation system which was not correct in some cases
  • We fixed the calculations for filters on prices when the currencies have an additional fee configured
  • We fixed the saving of user custom fields via the profile edition page of the frontend
  • We added a fix for Joomla 3.1 SEF/Token bug which could break in some cases
  • We fixed a potential fatal error with the affiliate plugin when users would register via joomla
  • We fixed the options price display which were displaying the MSRP of the main product in some cases
  • We fixed a problem with the calendar and month written in text for custom date fields
  • We are now displaying shipping taxes in the invoice even if the shipping price is 0
  • We fixed the Google Checkout plugin which now sends shipping price without tax as it should be
  • We fixed the discount listing restrictions display on the backend
  • We improved the popup system
  • We fixed the display of variant images when the width was not specified in the options
  • We added a fix to the limit calculations for some specific cases

Improvements

  • The filter_namekey field is now unique in the database in order to avoid the possibility of having two filters with the same namekey which would create a conflict on the frontend
  • We added Croatia as a country of the European Tax zone since Croatia is now officially part of the European Union
  • The vote system AJAX has been rewritten to better handle comments saving
  • We added some query optimizations for products listings regarding badges
  • We improved the order "additional" system to support payment and shipping
  • We don't activate "chosen" by default anymore on Joomla 3
  • The "use bootstrap design" option is now always turned off by default, even on Joomla 3.x
  • the bank transfer, check information is now added to the order creation notification email
  • We now save the id of the hikashop user in the cart all the time as it is not does by the user synchro plugin when the registration mode was set to "no registration" since the synchro plugin isn't being called as no user is created in that mode
  • We improved the SEF URL for the checkout page when the current menu item is of the type HikaShop checkout
  • We added select all/select none links for shipping methods and some restriction options
  • We improved the display of variants of products on joomla search result pages
  • We improved the security checks on the redirections to allow to redirect from www. to non www. URLs and vie-versa as long as we are on the same domain as sometimes the people didn't configure that properly
  • Text filters now handle product information translations
  • The cart page display on the frontend has been improved
  • The registration process now sets the user language automatically with the current language so that it can be used on the backend when sending email notifications.
  • The selection of products for menu items of the type hikashop product comparison and hikashop product page has been improved
  • We don't display anymore the readmore link in the tabular layout of the product page when the product doesn't have any description
  • You can now specify a category for the google product plugin (not necessary)
  • We added a check to the AlphaUserPoints plugin to notify the shop owner that the virtual coupon mode and partial payments cannot be activated together
  • The pagination now displays on the products listing with the table layout when all the products display on the same page like it was already the case for the div and list layouts
  • We added a check to the import so that the user sees a warning message if he has twice the same column name in his CSV
  • The BRL currency was added to the list of supported currencies of the PayPal plugin
  • The feature restriction text isn't red anymore and can now be clicked so that you can easily access the product page on our website
  • The HikaShop product cron plugin now better handle lower/upper case in the "column names" option of the plugin so that it is easier to setup for users
  • We added several missing currencies to the PostFinance payment plugin
  • We added a soft fallback for the VAT number online check so that if the VIES servers are unavailable (which happens quite often...) the VAT check works only in regex mode
  • We removed the "stay or go to the checkout based on the cart module" option of the "when a product is added to the cart" option of the configuration as it is not much used and creates more problems than anything else
  • The "sort by" feature has been extended to radio button filters
  • The sorting can now be done on for several fields with only one filter
  • We added the translation management for both categories and products canonical urls
  • We removed the inherit option in the main config of HikaShop
  • We added the possibility to translate the value of custom fields of the type "custom text"
  • We added a new trigger to be able to check the quantity of the products in the cart via a HikaShop plugin
  • We added a lot of new triggers for the new mass action feature

New features

  • Badges can now redirect to a specific url thanks to a new URL field for them
  • You can now filter views in the backend listing according to the type
  • We added a new filter allowing you to display only available (in stock) products
  • There is now a new option to display a reset button which can reset all the filters selection at once
  • There is a new option for text filters to decide whether you want to search for the exact expression entered by the user or at least one of the words
  • The CSS editor now uses the codemirror editor instead of a textarea so you get text coloration and line numbers when editing your CSS via the configuration interface.
  • We greatly improved shipping and payment methods restrictions so that they all benefit from the same options
  • The shipping and payment plugins now use a new API which reduces the code necessary by up to 80% (average of 30% gain) while allowing them to be compatible with the multi shipping/payment system which allows you to create instances of all the shipping and payment plugins easily
  • There is now a download area in the user control panel of the frontend
  • We added a "search processing" option to the text filters including search operators (+, "" or spaces)
  • The social networks plugin now supports addThis buttons
  • The order details page has been completely rebuilt based on HikaMarket frontend order edition interface. It is now much more easy to use and better looking
  • We added a Mass action system in HikaShop. It will allow you to manage your products/categories/orders/users more efficiently. It is also completely extensible via hikashop plugins
  • We added a payment plugin for the eWAY Rapid 3.0 payment gateway which was provided by Nick Texidor. Thanks !
  • There is now a new characteristic display method called "list" which will generate a table listing of the variants of the product on its product page

HikaShop 2.1.3

Release date : May, 3 2013

Bug fixes

  • There was a query issue in the filtering system for the filter module on the product page with the related products module activated
  • The system was not always staying on the checkout when a product was removed from the cart on the checkout even though other products were still in the cart
  • We removed the warning PHP message when using the custom fields 'customtext'
  • We fixed a query error with category listing modules synchronized with the content based on the product categories on the product page with variants
  • We fixed the selection of the product on "product page" and "comparison page" type menu items
  • We fixed some potential issues on the bootstrap popups.
  • We fixed the "inherit" value handling for the "ordering direction" option of category listing modules which was producing a query error.
  • We removed the "cart to wishlist convert button display" option which was present twice in the configuration
  • We fixed an issue with the tax category during the import
  • We fixed an issue with chosen on Joomla 3.0 whereby the preview of the custom field was not working for dropdowns
  • We fixed an issue with the product prices calculations for the cart module
  • We fixed a display issue with filters on custom fields in some rare cases
  • We fixed an issue with the delete icon from the cart module which could potentially display the add to cart popup notice
  • The PayPal Pro plugin now handles coupons properly
  • We now hide the button to display multiple carts if the option multiple cart is disabled
  • We corrected an issue to set the default currency for the MSRP price
  • The frequency option of the "out of stock", "order auto cancel" and "waitlist notify" was not taken into account and the plugins were triggered for each cron beat.
  • We fixed the DS constant being undefined on Joomla 3.1 for some plugins
  • We added a fix for the options display related to the sale end setup of the variants
  • We corrected the suppression of the votes for the product type
  • We solved a problem with the created date on the akeeba subscriptions plugin
  • We added additional checks to avoid issues with ordering direction's inherit value on listings
  • We fixed a filtering conflict between the product gallery and the product listing
  • We corrected some problems related on the cart/wishlist popup, and module
  • We corrected the title tag in backend which had html tags because of some code change in latest versions of Joomla 2.5

Improvements

  • The MIGS payment plugin has been updated to handle ticket information display in pay mode
  • You can now create custom fields of the type "link"
  • The canonical product URLs can now be different per language
  • We don't display the "the order will be process when the payment is received" anymore in the order creation notification for the orders with the collect on delivery payment selected
  • We added a check to make sure that the users are logged in order to use the wishlists
  • We improved the javascript calls for custom fields to use the same domain and protocol than the current url
  • The "No SSL outside checkout" plugin now handles better the popups during the checkout
  • We added the possibility to filter the products by category on the falang translations listing thanks to james
  • We improved some css properties for the comments part to be adapted for small resolutions
  • The products copy button is now available for all the editions

New features

  • We added an option to display or not the badges in the modules/menus displaying product listings
  • There is now an option to deactivate the chosen library on the frontend
  • We added the CECA payment plugin which was donated for integration in HikaShop by dyvymtvar (Thanks !)
  • We added a payment plugin for the Amazon FPS payment gateway
  • We added a payment plugin for the eSelect/Moneris payment gateway

HikaShop 2.1.2

Release date : April, 9 2013

Bug fixes

  • The custom user fields were not displaying on the joomla profile edition page on Joomla 3.0
  • We fixed a detailed tax calculation issue with coupons with fixed amounts
  • We also fixed a rounding issue in some cases with the detailed tax calculation system
  • We fixed the products listing bottom pagination in "table" display when the "number of items" is different from the default 20 elements
  • The quarterly period of limits was not working properly
  • We changed the classes name "hiakshop_slider_button" to "hikashop_slider_button"
  • We removed an error with the vote for products without a name in the listings
  • A translation was missing for the waitlist feature
  • We added a fix in the xmap plugin to avoid query issues when menus having non valid categories
  • We now properly handle the current language for the facebook buttons in xfbml mode
  • We removed the option "Canonical URL" for the variants as it is not needed
  • The retail price is now taken from the main product if not set in the variant
  • We fixed bug with "no registration" mode leading to users not able to register several times with the same email address since 2.1.1
  • We fixed some warnings with the acymailing integration plugin
  • We fixed the sorting of comments on the frontend
  • We fixed the quantity update calculations for the ordering of several variants of the same product in some cases
  • We removed some warning messages with the HikaShop product tag insertion plugin
  • The retail price could potentially be displayed in some rare cases in the cart and wishlist modules
  • We've modified the HikaShop menu because the JSN PowerAdmin component was removing the HikaShop menu bar on Joomla 3.0
  • We added a condition to hide the wishlist button to unregistered users, if the option is enabled
  • We fixed a problem with the user account creation admin notification whereby both the user and the admin got the email instead of only the admin
  • Carousel bug corrected for IE 7, images were not hidden outside the carousel div
  • We updated the waitlist notifier to handle variants
  • The path was not correct in some cases for the pc.x and pathfile files generated by the ATOS plugin
  • We added the state of Mexico for the Mexico country
  • We fixed a redirect link to the dashboard after a widget options saving
  • We fixed an error with the carts listing display which was happening only in some rare cases
  • We fixed the shipping methods auto-selection through the checkout in some rare cases
  • The products code could potentially be displayed twice on the invoice
  • The "show faces" option of the social network plugin was not taken into account properly when using the xfbml mode
  • When a product was added the first time in the cart it was displaying the wishlist popup in some cases
  • We removed notive when saving a custom field with the type customtext
  • The Akeeba Subscriptions pluginnow properly handle the timezone based on the joomla options for the dates of the subscriptions
  • We fixed a bug with the delete button of price cursor filters
  • We fixed an issue with the selection of the products with menu items of the type "product comparison"
  • We fixed an error in some rare cases with custom order fields display on the admin notification email
  • We now get the thumbnail size from the config to display a product in a joomla content
  • We removed a fatal error when a class hikashopBridgeView was declared somewhere else than in the helper
  • We fixed the fedex plugin language override strings which were not added properly

Improvements

  • We now handle multiple selection of values of custom fields for dynamic filters
  • The product listings now display "choose options" when the products have custom item fields and that the "Display custom item fields" option is turned off on the listing
  • We added the price display with or without tax depending on the option for the cart display page's total price display
  • We renamed the alertpay plugin to payza
  • We updated the jQuery library to the latest version
  • We added a new trigger for emails: onMailListing
  • The ReCaptcha plugin now supports Akeeba Subscriptions' form
  • You can now enter negative decimal values for rounding in the currencies
  • The vote system in HikaShop was improved to be able to handle votes from other extensions (for HikaMarket vendors rating for example)
  • We now deactivate the "after initialization" option of the affiliate plugin by default to avoid issues with template selection per menu
  • We now display the cubic character for volume units on the shipping methods volume restrictions unit selection dropdown
  • The dynamic display of filters now also works for filters in the filter module
  • The URL used by the MIGS plugin can not be modified by the user
  • We improved the content elements files for JoomFish and Falang regarding the translation of images, files and badges
  • We now handle the site name display in the page title when the page title is entered for products and categories

New features

  • We added a new option to badges in order to be able to display badges based on the quantity of the products
  • We added the support of Joomla Multi Sites in order to have different categories of products for different virtual websites (require the latest version of Joomla Multi Sites)
  • We added an option to display the product images in the cart module
  • We added a canonical URL option for categories & brands
  • You can now disallow some shipping methods for some products when using the option "Use price per product"
  • The AcyMailing integration can now be used to send emails automatically to users after X days with an order not confirmed ( that way you can discuss with the user on why he couldn't pay and potentially increase conversion)
  • The MIGS payment plugin now handles both the VPC DPS method and the VPC Pay method

HikaShop 2.1.1

Release date : March, 12 2013

Bug fixes

  • We fixed the user address deletion when user is deleted from the Joomla user manager
  • There was a warning in a special case with discounts
  • We fixed HTML tags on user edition form in some cases on Joomla 3.0
  • There was a caching issue on the backend when creating new orders
  • The vote form on the backend had some minor HTML issues
  • If the UPS plugin couldn't establish a connection to the UPS server to calculate the shipping rates, the error message code was actually producing an error
  • Some things have been fixed in the AliPay plugin
  • Several fixes have been added to the add to cart process
  • We fixed an issue which would change the active menu on the category listing page when not needed
  • We added a fix to force the prices used for calculations to be the ones for which the price_min_quantity match with the quantity of the product in the cart
  • We now use the alias instead of product name in URLs for the xmap integration and in the cart of the checkout when the alias is provided
  • The USPS/UPS plugins weight calculations have been improved
  • We fixed detailed tax calculations with coupons in some cases
  • We removed some notices ont he cart display page in some cases
  • The proceed to checkout link in mini cart mode for the wishlist module is not displayed anymore as it doesn't make sense
  • We added some code to avoid loops on auto load coupons when loading the cart in some rare case
  • We fixed the credit card slider in some special case where there was a javascript error
  • We fixed the main product price update after a copy of a product with variants as it was not working properly
  • We don't check the limits if the product is added to a wishlist, we do it only for when it's added to a cart
  • We fixed the category selection in the module category listings in some specific case
  • Several fixes have been done to the table type widgets/reports
  • We added a fix to the add to cart for products included in joomla articles when the hikashop cart module is not displayed on the page
  • We now refresh shipping/payment methods when a product is added to the cart where before it could potentially create shipping/payment mehtods display issues on the checkout
  • We fixed the current URL retrieval on some specific sever configurations
  • We fixed options ordering issues in some edge cases
  • The comments were quoted twice on the frontend in some cases
  • We fixed the pay link in the order creation email
  • The onAfterCartUpdate trigger was not triggered in all cases after a cart modification
  • The minimum number of products option of coupons now use the quantity of the products in the cart and not the main quantity of the products
  • We changed the state field ajax URL to not use SEF as it can sometimes lead to issues with SEF
  • We fixed the generation of thumbnails in some specific cases
  • There was a bug when editing a waitlist on the backend and that the waitlist was for a variant of a product
  • The badges image thumbnail was not displaying properly on the badge edition form
  • There was a bug where the cart was not cleared at the end of the checkout when products in the cart were free and the confirmation email sent
  • We fixed the option button on the dashboard on Joomla 2.5
  • We fixed the "with tax" option of the manual shipping plugin

Improvements

  • Do not display the product option anymore if all the variants of the option are not available (not stock/unpublished) anymore.
  • The ePay.dk plugin has been updated (for people using that plugin who are updating, please configure again the plugin after the update as some options changed)
  • The WorldPay Business gateway URL has been updated with the new one recommended by WorldPay
  • The pagination system has been reworked to be able to display the number of items per page dropdown even when the template's pagination doesn't support it
  • We now display a wishlist popup when adding a product in the wishlist, instead of the cart popup
  • There is now a rebuild button on the categories listing of the backend to rebuild the whole category tree (useful when the data in the database is screwed or after an import via SQL)
  • The votes&comments options of the configuration have been modified a bit
  • We moved around some options in the configuration so that it makes more sense when you're searching for them
  • When you set prices with minimum quantities in main products and not in variants the price calculated in the cart is now based on the total quantity of all the variants in the cart where before it was only based on the total quantity of each variants
  • Accepted currencies for the PostFinance plugin have been updated
  • The badge translations have been added
  • You can now create reports/widgets of the most clicked products
  • We now handle custom order statuses in the acymailing integration plugin
  • The product export has been updated in order to be able to add the XLS support in the future
  • We removed the unecessary JS call to hide the price option in mini cart mode for the cart module
  • Lot of new triggers have been added in HikaShop and we also updated the developer documentation so that you can easily find them
  • We added an additional check on the plugins, menus and modules fields to not load the HikaShop helper when not necessary
  • We added several indexes in the database to improve performances for shops with more than a few hundred of thousands of products
  • We add a default subject to the order cancel notification email
  • We now display the custom item and order fields on the PDF invoices of the PDF invoice plugin
  • We now display the "Choose options" button instead of the "add to cart" button on listings for products with options
  • We add spaces between values when displaying the values of custom fields of the multiple dropdown
  • We now keep the product data when there is some missing data in required custom fields on the product edition page for a new product
  • The jomsocial plugin integration is now compatible with Joomla 3.0
  • The CanadaPost plugin now handle the International expedited shipping method
  • The custom fields on the product edition page for new products are now displayed based on the category where the user was when he clicked on the "new" button
  • We removed the default - in the UPS warehouse options
  • We added hidden config options to be able to rename the category_pathway and the related_product parameters of URLs
  • We added the possibility to filter customers listings by product bought, order statuses, etc in reports
  • We added a new price display option for the acymailing integration
  • We now logout users if their user groups have been changed after the purchase so that they have to login after and get the new user groups permissions
  • We now handle the view override for the registration_bootstrap view file
  • The import now supports the import of images/files with similar names albeit different

New features

  • You can now enter a MSRP for each product which will be displayed on the product page
  • We added a field to enter the canonical URL of each product so that you can avoid SEO penalty because of URL duplication for the same content
  • We added a new option in the configuration on Joomla 3.0 to be able to choose the popup display mode on the frontend and either use the bootstrap responsive popups (the default on 3.0) or mootools popups (which is the default on 1.5/2.5)
  • The "no SSL outside checkout" plugin is now included by default in HikaShop
  • There is now a Ogone payment plugin in HikaShop
  • There is now a new option for badges in order to keep the original size of the badge everywhere it is displayed.
  • HikaShop now handle the user account creation notification option of the joomla user manager options and you can even edit that email via the System>Emails menu in the Business edition). We also handle the "send password" option of the joomla user manager for the user account email notification to the user
  • We added two options: one to save a comparison as a wishlist and another one to compare the products of a wishlist. They can be activated via corresponding options in the configuration of HikaShop
  • We also added an option to hide the "add to wishlist" button for guest users and to hide the "convert cart to wishlist" button on the checkout cart.
  • We added the support of the facebook send button and XFBML handling in the social networks plugin

HikaShop 2.1.0

Release date : February, 5 2013

Bug fixes

  • AlphaUserPoints points caclulations corrected in some cases
  • The links to the plugins edition page from the configuration page on Joomla 2.5 and 3.0 are fixed
  • Several warnings and Strict Standard messages have been fixed in HikaShop
  • There could be some issues with the checkout workflow in some rare edge cases
  • The options variants were not ordered correctly in some cases on the product page
  • Table widget translations are now displaying fine instead of keeping the English
  • The import of the column price_value_with_tax has been fixed
  • The "read more" link on the tabular product page layout has been fixed
  • The microdata plugin was not setting the price tag on the product page main price in some rare cases
  • The "email confirmation" field of the registration form was not checked properly
  • We fixed some rare cases of duplicate product results when searching for products in the backend listing
  • Several widget calculations/display issues have been fixed
  • An image URL issue has been fixed for facebook like buttons which was happening only in some cases
  • The comment form hidden HTML elements are not displayed anymore when not needed on the product page
  • The add to cart of options could be problematic in some cases
  • The limits restricted to categories were not working properly when the products had variants
  • The export of products/orders has been fixed for Joomla 3.0
  • The upload for custom item fields on products with variants was not working properly in some cases
  • The shipping/coupon value was displayed with taxes on the invoice even though the display prices with tax option was turned off
  • In some strange case, the coupons could not be added to the cart
  • A bug has been fixed in the Servired plugin
  • The publish/unpublish toggles for translations were not working properly on some screens
  • Several bugs have been fixed with the wishlist system
  • The recently viewed products listings were sometimes not correct
  • It is now impossible to add free products to the cart via direct call if the "display add to cart button for free products" option is turned off
  • The column selection for the products search plugin has been fixed on Joomla 3.0
  • The active category is now properly selected on the page weven if more than one category listing module are on the page
  • Cursor filters can now handle the submit on change
  • The export of CSV for reports has been fixed
  • For 'same brands' and 'same categories' products listings on the product page, we do not display the current product anymore
  • The weight and dimensions of the main product was not passed to the variants for the shipping calculations
  • The order download links have bee fixed in the backend
  • Some bugs have been fixed with the CanadaPost plugin

Improvements

  • View files in the menu Display->Views are now only shown for their respective template (frontend templates for the frontend view files, backend templates for the backend view files) which should reduce errors of edition for the wrong template
  • You can now have the "proceed to checkout" button in the cart module in mini-cart mode
  • Falang/JoomFish integration files are now installed automatically on the configuration (you don't need to install HikaShop after Falang/JoomFish anymore)
  • Check and bank transfer payment plugins now have an option to send or not the order status notification email after the checkout
  • Instead of enter prices for your product variants, you can instead enter the percentage of the main product price that you want for each variant's price
  • The Community Build integration now set the name of the user in Community Builder during the registration
  • The cart module and the cart view of the checkout now take into account the main "link to the product page" option of the configuration so that you can remove the link to the products from the cart displays
  • The size of several input fields have been increased for ease of use
  • The Dynamic calandar now handle date ranges
  • You can now specify to not have any products in the xmap plugins by setting the products level depth option to 0
  • Error messages are no displayed for the UPS and CanadaPost plugins when the connection to the server cannot be established
  • The Recaptcha plugin is now compatible with Joomla 3.0
  • A proper error message is now displayed when the code already exists on discount/product edit
  • The state custom field has been improved to be nicer and still display even if the country field is unpublished
  • We now allow UTF8 credit card owner names
  • There is now a list of reserved words for custom fields so that you cannot create custom fields which are forbidden by MySQL
  • There is now a rate types selection for the FedEx plugin
  • The ordering of files/images is now handled in the import and copy functions
  • The prices of products when added to an order in the backend is now the current order user's price and not the currently connected administrator price (it's useful when you have different prices for different user groups for example)
  • The display of the user control panel on mobile phones has been improved

New features

  • We added a PostFinance payment plugin (Switzerland)
  • A new and easy (we hope) to use configuration page
  • An option to reset invoice ids periodically has been added to the configuration (useful when you want to restart your invoice numbering to 0 each year, each month, etc)
  • A new checkout workflow editor has replaced the previous one
  • An image selector has been added in the backend when editing your products
  • There is now a backend interface to manage waitlists
  • There is now an option to choose to update stocks only when the orders are confirmed and not when they are created
  • Auto linkage of subcategories to submenu items (to avoid duplicate content with two categories listing URLs going to the same page)
  • You can now have an alias for categories and products
  • You can now allow/disallow the access to the entire HikaShop (all editions) component based on the user group directly from Joomla without having to use ACL manager
  • You can now activate the bootstrap layouts on Joomla 2.5 and deactivate the bootstrap layout on Joomla 3.0 in order to adapt HikaShop to any template thanks to a new option of the configuration
  • You can now filter the orders listing by dates

HikaShop 2.0.0

Release date : November, 5 2012

Bug fixes

  • Images for the Facebook like button were not always displaying properly
  • The order cancellation notification email to the administrator was not working
  • The product minimum quantity field value was not copied when duplicating products
  • When using filters on price with a minimum of 0, free products are now displaying
  • The font selection for Facebook button could lead to the like button not working in some cases
  • With a joomla plugin using the "config" cookie, the save of the configuration wasn't working as the cookie was overriding the data of the configuration
  • RSS/Atom feeds on brands listings were not working properly
  • Product sales and quantity update on order status modification were not calculated porperly in some cases
  • Several issues and bugs have been fixed with the reports/widgets calculations
  • Some variant data was not displaying properly on the product page and the main product data was displayed instead
  • Thumbnails on the comparison table were not displaying porperly due to a regression from HikaShop 1.5.8
  • The values sent by the paypal pro plugin could sometimes not be rounded properly leading to the payment not being possible
  • Several tax and discount calculation issues only hapenning in some rare cases have been fixed

Improvements

  • We now clear the buffer before outputing download files so that in case something else displays garbage before, the downloaded file is not corrupted
  • The export of products now also export the ordering of the product
  • Translation overrides now also work in the backend and for emails sent from the back end
  • The 'validate free order' plugin has now an option to send or not the confirmation email
  • When the price of shipping methods change because of a modification in an address the shipping data is now updated in the cart
  • VAT numbers checks have been improved
  • The filter button has been improved so that the enter key works all the time
  • Additional classes have been added in order to fine tune CSS styling
  • The product page tabular display has been improved
  • Downloads restrictions have been improved in order to handle product quantities
  • The system now uses the main zone when a shipping method overrides the shipping address selection with the shop address (for pickup delivery)
  • The payment id is not displayed anymore in the payment selection dropdown of the listing of orders on the frontend
  • The default state dropdown is now displayed in PHP so that it will still display even if you have javascript errors on your pages
  • The popups now use a new popup system so that they will always open, even if you have javascript errors on your pages
  • You can now import product prices with tax using the column name price_value_with_tax in your CSV
  • Lot of triggers have been added so that third party developers will be able to override HikaShop behaviour easily and to prepare for our multi vendor solution which will be a separate extension and available shortly
  • HikaShop 1.6.0 has been audited by Compass Security AG and two minor issues have been reported and fixed for 2.0.0

New features

  • HikaShop is now compatible with PHP 5.4 and support for PHP 4 is now over.
  • HikaShop is now compatible with Joomla 3.0.x
  • The interfaces on Joomla 3.0.x use bootstrap so that the layouts adapt to the size of your device
  • The social network plugin now handles pinterest
  • New options have been added for the votes display
  • You can now create menu items of the carts listing, the current cart, the wishlists listing and the current wishlist
  • There is now a separate invoice number from the order number and both format can be configured independently
  • A new option has been added to the manual shipping method to select whether or not to use taxes for fee calculations
  • You can now select in the configuration whether to display the weight on the product page or not
  • A related products module is now created automatically during fresh installs so that when you add related products, you can see them on the product page without doing anything
  • The Akeeba Subscriptions integration plugin now supports recurring payments

HikaShop 1.6.0

Release date : August, 29 2012

Bug fixes

  • The HikaShop {product} tag replacement plugin could in some cases create a fatal error.
  • We fixed handling fees calculation rounding for UPS and FedEx plugins
  • Filters do not display anymore when the product listing is empty (excepted if they are used)
  • We fixed a rate calculation issue in the FedEx plugin
  • When the "include sub categories" option of the coupons was checked, only the published categories were taken into account
  • There was a problem produced by the HTML of the HikaShop {product} tag replacement plugin
  • We fixed some warning messages with the initialization of some display configuration options
  • We fixed a problem which was happening in some cases with the add to cart buttons in the previous release
  • We fixed a notice message with the add to wishlist buttons
  • total price on cart module was not aligned with product prices because of a missing td tag in the previous release
  • We fixed the price tag of schema.org plugin which wasn't being added at the correct place
  • The dashboard could be corrupted in some cases with the previous release
  • We fixed some issues which were happening in some cases with the AJAX processes related to the cart introduced in the previous release
  • The images of variants were not using the main product image in some cases on the product page since the previous release
  • The handling fees are now rounded properly for UPS and FedEx plugins
  • We fixed a display issue on invoices with custom order fields
  • The publish/unpublish button for shipping methods did not work anymore
  • The US state of the address of the user was not transfered to PayPal properly

Improvements

  • The HikaShop menu is now automatically above the content instead of under the title in the backend when the RocketTheme MissionControl or the APLite template are used to avoid the menu being broken by the templates
  • You can now have a minimum value of 0 for cursor filters
  • When address's VAT number is wrong, the information on the registration form is not lost anymore
  • We added a warning for the "Put the store offline" option of the configuration
  • We added new options in the configuration to display or not the wishlist and cart management features
  • There is now an option to select whether or not to capture immediatly the transaction in the authorize.net plugin
  • You now have checkboxes and a unique add to cart button to add the products from a wishlist to the cart where before you had to add them one by one

HikaShop 1.5.9

Release date : August, 15 2012

Bug fixes

  • The counting of products on listings now also works for brands
  • Quantity handling on add to cart has been corrected for some specific cases
  • We fixed some regression bugs of 1.5.8 related to some tasks not properly registered for the products and zones publishing/unpublishing and the default address selection
  • We fixed a problem with the address_street2 field
  • In some rare cases having options and characteristics on the same product could produce a javascript error
  • Coupon calculations could be off in some cases when the "show detailed tax" option was activated
  • In some cases, the billing and shipping addresses of an order were coupled together resulting in the modification of both when editing one
  • Weight and volume calculations for shipping plugins were wrong in some cases
  • Characteristic filters values were not ordered properly
  • The min/max quantity options of variants were sometimes not taken into account properly
  • The order_discount_tax value was not calculated properly in some cases
  • The Akeeba subscription plugin and the group plugin were not working properly with some payment plugins in some cases

Improvements

  • You can now import products with characteristics using the characteristics alias
  • When adding characteristics to products which already have characteristics, the variants are now regenerated automatically, no more "no values found"
  • The weight/dimension units handling has been improved to avoid issues when the products had already a unit configured which was removed from the list of possible units
  • The address/zone of the user is automatically selected when logging in, even when not logging in via the checkout
  • The menus/modules/plugins are now unlocked when you go to their hikashop options
  • New backend menu for HikaShop

New features

  • New iPayDNA payment plugin
  • New MIGS payment plugin
  • New OKPay payment plugin
  • New VirtualMerchant payment plugin
  • New Canada Post shipping plugin
  • New FeDex shipping plugin
  • New custom tax caclulation plugin which allows you to calculate taxes based on the total and not for each product
  • There is now an ordering column for characterstic values
  • You can now have product information/add to cart buttons inside joomla articles with a new HTML editor button
  • We added a page title override field for products, categories and brands
  • We added a badges system so that you can automatically tag the images of your products (the images are overlayed so it's different from watermarking
  • The carts can now be managed on the back end and on the front end.
  • Users can select their current cart from all their active carts
  • There is also a wishlist system so that your users can potentially share their products selections with others
  • Together with it, there is a wishlist module which displays similarily to the cart module
  • We added a reporting system along with improved widgets so that you can produce much more advanced statistics
  • The default address of the user can be used automatically when you select a user for an order in the back end
  • All new menus and modules now inherit the default options of the configuration so that you can configure their display from one single place while still being able to configure each one separately
  • Thare are now default preconfigured menus and modules in HikaShop so that it's easier to start a shop for beginners.

HikaShop 1.5.8

Release date : May, 29 2012

Bug fixes

  • Ratings were not working properly with Mootools 1.12 on Joomla 1.5
  • We fixed some bugs related to filters of the type "text"
  • The categories search plugin was not building all the conditions of the search query properly and could lead to wrongly displayed results
  • Coupons now handle variants properly for category/product based restrictions
  • When the "include sub elements" option was turned on for discounts, the discounts were applied to all the products, regardless of the category
  • For addresses in the USA, the SagePay plateform was sometimes returning an error stating that the state field was missing
  • The CSV export of products with variants was adding an extra empty column in the CSV
  • Several display fixes on the comment/vote system
  • The product search plugin had an error with Joomfish and and ACL support in the Business edition
  • The import of translations was not working properly
  • We fixed the number of products count which could be wrong on categories listings in some cases
  • We fixed calculation issues with the Australia Post shipping plugin
  • The recently viewed products option was not working properly
  • Entering a coupon code during the checkout was reseting the shipping method selection when in fact it was not necessary
  • The system was messing up the order number format option of the configuration in some cases

Improvements

  • You can now handle the translation of filters via Falang/Joomfish
  • The Google Analytics plugin now handle payment methods where the order is validated while being created
  • The watermark feature now handles non standard transparent color properly
  • New icons in order to match Joomla 2.5's look
  • Search plugins are now compatible with Falang
  • We improved the votes and comments feature
  • The documentation can now be translated automatically via Google translate
  • The Spanish states have been fixed
  • The min and max fields of a product when the product has characteristics now rules on the quantity of all the variants of the product in the cart and not each variant like before
  • The Sales menu is now called Orders for better consistency
  • The Discounts menu is now under the Orders menu
  • The manufacturer term has been renamed into "brand"
  • The checkout won't validate the order anymore if the user tries to refresh the latest step of checkout
  • We added UK postal counties to the list of UK "states"
  • The styles of the user control panel are now handled with CSS classes

New features

  • Shipping methods can now be configured on a per product basis
  • HikaShop is now compatible with the update system of Joomla 2.5
  • We added new options to the AlphaUserPoints plugin in order to handle points grouping, virtual points, and minimum not yet reached messages...
  • Custom fields of the table user are now displayed on the joomla user profile edition page
  • You now have the possibility to display the details of the order in google checkout
  • The authorize.net plugin can now handle DPM
  • We added a new shema.org plugin which adds HTML5 microdata to the HTML of the product pages for better SEO
  • We simplified the taxed prices display setup with only one central option
  • We added a global product code display/hide option for the whole front end/invoices/emails
  • You can now configure payment fees for each of your payment methods
  • We added a new AliPay Direct payment plugin for the Chinese market
  • We added a custom price plugin for donation products (business edition)
  • A separate PDF invoicing plugin as been released allowing you to automatically attach the invoices to the orer confirmation email (coming in a few days)

HikaShop 1.5.7

Release date : March, 14 2012

Bug fixes

  • When using the comparison feature, if you products had several categories you would see your products several times in the comparison table
  • When deleting several elements on the back end, the count in the success message is now correct
  • In some cases the variant name was not added to the contact email subject
  • We fixed the "back" button on the order details page of the front end when users were coming from their CB profile
  • We fixed a problem with the thumbnails on the product page with characteristics
  • We fixed some problems with custom field filters
  • We fixed some problems with filters on manufacturers listing pages
  • We removed a warning when Joomfish was installed but that no languages were configured
  • The contact us button was not displaying properly for products with characteristics when the contact us button display was on a per product basis
  • The wait list was not working properly for products with characteristics
  • The name of languages was not always displayed on the languages listing of the configuration
  • The transparency was lost when resizing images for some png formats
  • We fixed a problem with the date filter in the AcyMailing integration
  • The coupon value with the option "Coupon percentage applies to product only" was not calculated properly when products had characteristics
  • The subject of payment notifications in the eway payment plugin was not set properly
  • The carousel sliding effect was not working properly in IE7

Improvements

  • The Russian and Ukrakian states don't have stress marks anymore (thanks to progreccor)
  • You can now sort products by name via the filters
  • We changed the size of decimal fields in the database for new installs so that HikaShop can handle prices over 10 million (useful for some currencies or if you're selling really expensive stuff)
  • We corrected some spellings in the UPS plugin
  • We added a tooltip on the remove coupon icon of the checkout
  • We added a subject to the order admin notification
  • The filters module can now display the results directly via a products listing menu so it's simpler to setup
  • The sub categories on categories listings are now ordered the same way as the main categories
  • The HikaShop options link is not displayed anymore in menus/modules/plugins joomla options when the access to the HikaShop options of them are not allowed for the user's user groups
  • RSS feed now uses the main image of the products instead of the last uploaded one
  • We changed the states of Malta so that it better reflects the reality
  • The user was able to click on the + while ordering more that the stock. We now block that
  • The HikaShop menu items type on the menu items listings of the menu manager are now translated
  • Custom order fields are now displayed in the invoice on the back end
  • The contact email can now be edited via the System->Emails menu

New features

  • We added an alias option to characteristics, in order to manage them more easily
  • We created a new plugin to redirect the Joomla user registration to HikaShop's registration
  • We added a new option to the hikashop manual shipping plugin so that it will handle the shipping address interface better based on whether the customer is collecting the goods from your own store or have them delivered to them (update SVn from jerome)
  • We added a new option in order to display a confirmation email field on the registration form
  • HikaShop is now compatible with the Falang extension for multi lingual support on Joomla 2.5
  • Validate free orders plugin
  • We added a new option to custom fields of the type text and textarea so that you have have them in readonly mode
  • Vote and rating system for HikaShop
  • You can now reorder product images
  • We added the possibility to specify a URL for the files of products
  • Users can now select their default address
  • We added a new CSS file option in order to handle additional styles for HikaShop (to be coming soon !)

HikaShop 1.5.6

Release date : January, 26 2012

Bug fixes

  • When the products didn't had any options or custom fields and that the "Use AJAX when possible for add to cart buttons" was turned off the notice popup on add to cart was not displaying
  • When the coupon view was not on the same page as the cart view in the checkout workflow, it could happen that the coupon wouldn't be handled properly
  • The category/product name in URLs from the search of Joomla were not correct if non ascii characters were used
  • The checkout workflow edition tool could mess up the checkout workflow in some cases
  • When the option "Use AJAX when possible for add to cart buttons" was turned off, the option "After a product is added to the cart" was not taken into account on products listings for add to cart buttons
  • Pagination was not working for modules under the product page
  • The geolocation plugin uses now the new API v3 of IPInfoDB
  • We fixed a bug in the HikaShop orders filter of the AcyMailing integration plugin
  • The contact form was not working properly in some cases when there was no add to cart button on the product page
  • We fixed some warnings which could appear in some cases for filters
  • The cursor filters were not displaying properly in some cases
  • For some dimensions and weights, the fees calculated by the Australia Post plugin were not correct
  • The graph widget was not displaying correctly for days at the beginning of the year
  • You could get a "passwords do not match" error message on the checkout when changing the products in the cart in some cases
  • The tooltip text was not correct for the out of stock notification plugin
  • When deleting a product with options from the cart, in some cases in didn't work properly
  • Images for the cursor filter didn't had the correct path in the CSS
  • We fixed quite a few problems with the AlphaUserPoints payment plugin so that it handles the calculations correctly
  • We fixed a compatibility problem between jquery easy and the filters of the type cursor
  • The "price with options" of products on the product page is now displayed even if the price of the product is 0
  • With the ATOS payment plugin, when the user makes a mistake three times for the credit card and click on the button to go back to the store, he was displayed a blank page instead of a redirect to the checkout
  • The redirect link for a successful order was not correct in the ATOS plugin
  • When you select an existing product to be added to an order, if you naviguate through the categories, it will now work properly

Improvements

  • We changed a bit the xml of the HikaShop Community Builder plugin so that the plugin can be reordered in CB
  • We improved a bit the SEF URLs with sh404SEF
  • The credit card collect plugin can now also be used for payments made from the orders listing
  • The UPS plugin is now compatible with the shipping methods restrictions of payment methods
  • The products search plugin now handles better the category_pathway parameter of products URLs
  • The "menu" option of products listing modules under the product page is now used for links in the module instead using the current itemid if that option is set
  • The ReCaptcha plugin now handles the contact form on Joomla 1.7 and is not displayed when the user is logged in
  • We added the order number to the administrator payment notification emails
  • We added ranslations for address titles
  • We updated the worldPay plugins with the new URLs and new naming convention in place
  • The Cancel button on the order details page (which can be used to go back to the previous page) is now called Back to avoid any misunderstanding
  • Category listings displayed in list with the "Show sub categories" option set to "all sub elements" now handle the current and active class names so that you can style easily the currently selected element
  • The error message for conection error has been improved for the PayPal Pro and Authorize.net payment plugins
  • HikaShop now also counts the number of downloads for free product files and not just paid files
  • The out of stock notification plugin can now notify you when a quantity is reached before the product goes completely out of stock
  • Now you cannot set a core custom field type to 'custom text'
  • Custom fields of the type products and categories are now displayed on products and categories listings of the backend according to the category restrictions you configure in them
  • AUD and GBP have the proper decimal and thousands separator by default when installing HikaShop
  • The date restrictions for cusotm fields of the type date now works with any format of date
  • When there is a problem with the registration of the user on the registration page of HikaShop, the user will now see again the registration form with the information he had previously entered
  • The checkout does not submit the page anymore when the user clicks on an address which is already selected
  • The watermarking now only applies to products images and not categories/manufacturers images

New features

  • We changed some stuff in order to be compatible with Joomla 2.5
  • On Joomla 1.6 1.7 and 2.5, we added "save & new" buttons on edition screens on the backend to improving usability
  • We added a copy button on the discounts and zones listings
  • Manufacturers filtering on products listing when manufacturers are created (CCC contribution)
  • simplified registration with password (CCC contribution)
  • Custom item fields can now be displayed for each product on products listings
  • There is no an integration with Shadowbox Media Player as an alternative to the Joomla lightbox system in order to display the images gallery on the product page
  • You can now display listings of last viewed products
  • We added an option to display the number of products inside a category in category listings
  • We added another option to not display categories without products in category listings
  • The AlphaUserPoints plugin can now handle points in increments and we also added a maximum number of points possible option
  • We added new events to handle custom price calculations based on custom fields and/or other information in hikashop plugins
  • We added several layouts for the product page so you can select the one you want to use
  • You can also now choose different product page layouts for different products/categories
  • You can now have URLs without the category_pathway and related_product parameters thanks to a new option of the configuration for SEF. It is activated by default only for new installations
  • You can now disable the search for manufacturers in the HikaShop categories search plugin
  • You now have different options for products page image size and the listings in the configuration of HikaShop so that it's simpler to setup

HikaShop 1.5.5

Release date : December, 7 2011

Bug fixes

  • The print functions were not working properly on the front end with internet explorer and were displaying the whole website chrome around the invoice/cart which should not be the case
  • There were some display problems of products with options in the cart
  • In a specific case, the ATOS payment plugin would validate the plugin even though the payment was invalid (we recommend that you update if you use that payment plugin)
  • The cookie for the affiliate system was not working properly when the banner URLs were SEFed
  • The commissions of affiliate sales with flat fees were not calculated properly
  • The URL of download files in the order status notifications where not correct when the order was confirmed from the back end
  • The URL of images in RSS/atom feeds were broken
  • The reset download button was not working properly
  • The URLs of breadcrumbs didn't support Joomla 1.6+ UTF8 URLs
  • We fixed a problem with UPS for packages below 1 lb
  • We fixed a translation problem in the ePay plugin
  • We fixed some HTML typos in the social plugin
  • The pagination was not displaying properly when filters were used
  • There was a javascript error with custom fields when using the display limitations
  • We fixed a potential warning on the address selection of the checkout which happened in some rare cases
  • We fixed the pagination on the orders listing on the front end
  • We fixed the filters selection in the filter module on joomla 1.7
  • We fixed some warnings when creating filters or displaying them in some rare cases
  • We fixed some issues with the creation of custom fields of the type "custom text"

Improvements

  • We added the display of the selected modules for the option "Modules under the product page" of the configuration
  • The title on hikashop content pages now takes into account the option "show site name" of the configuration of Joomla 1.7
  • You can now use cl for dimensions
  • We improved the error messages of the UPS plugin
  • Now, we do not display the HTML tags surrounding listings when there is nothing to display in the listing
  • The stock of the main product is now updated, when customers buy variants of that product
  • The import now handle translations of products information

New features

  • New option for custom fields of the type date to allow only dates in the past or in the future
  • New options for limits in order to create daily limits, or limits per cart
  • New option to give the possibility to customers to cancel their orders
  • New option for coupons (thanks to brainforge for sharing his modifications)
  • We added a CM-CIC payment method plugin
  • We added a iPayDNA payment method plugin
  • You can now configure a waitlist so that customers can subscribe to out of stock products they would like to buy and be reminded by email with the product is available (commercial editions)
  • You can now activate a product comparison feature for your products (Business edition)

HikaShop 1.5.4

Release date : September, 27 2011

Bug fixes

  • We fixed the options names when several characteristics where selected for the option
  • There was an error when deleting a custom field
  • When ordering manual shipping methods, the system was duplicating them
  • The payment method restriction by shipping methods was only effective after the refresh of the page on the checkout
  • The currency switcher module with SEF activated was broken by last release
  • Cusotm fields restrictions on categories were not working when the products had characteristics
  • The amount could be wrong in the moneybookers plugin in some specific cases
  • The access level restrictions weren't working properly for discounts and coupons on Joomla 1.6 and 1.7
  • The "include sub categories" option of the discounts and coupons were working in the opposite manner as intended
  • The start date and end date restrictions where not working properly on products limits
  • The search plugin was not filtering products properly in some cases
  • We fixed several issues with mutliple currency support for affiliates
  • We fixed several issues with options display when options had several characteristics

Languages

  • The traditional Chinese translation has been completed
  • The Finnish translation is now complete

Improvements

  • We improved the menu listing title display
  • You can now have products without a price with a minimum quantity of 0
  • The automatic itemid retrieval for products and categories links on the joomla search page has been improved
  • We improved the address creation handling on the checkout
  • We improved the handling of options with multiple characteristics on the product pages
  • The search plugins now handle dynamically the itemid if not specified in the options of the plugins

New features

  • We added a new option to the credit card payment plugin so that you can ask their card type to your customers
  • We added an option so that you can select whether or not the options should be grouped together with the main product on the cart and the checkout
  • The payment log file can now be seen in the config
  • New checkout workflow configuration tool in the configuration page
  • Payment methods can now be filtered by currency
  • The downloadable files are now directly linked to in the confirmation email
  • We added a new option to display products image on the checkout
  • We added a VM redirect fallback plugin so that once you migrated from VM to HikaShop, your old links will redirect to the new product pages on HikaShop
  • We added a payment plugin for servired payment method ( made by Webemus )
  • We added a payment plugin for payment express
  • Customizable filters on products listings so that users can easily search throughout your products (Business edition)
  • Out of stock notifications plugin (Business edition)
  • You can now create new orders from the back end
  • You can also now easily add products to orders by selecting them from existing products
HikaShop Essential and Business' license is now the GPL.

HikaShop 1.5.3

Release date : July, 29 2011

Bug fixes

  • We fixed the quota on users for coupons
  • The payment methods would be missing on the payment methods selection dropdown of the orders listing of the user if the ordering was not defined for each payment plugin
  • The category search plugin wouldn't display properly the category page for manufacturers because of the itemid. We added a new item id option for it
  • The autralia post shipping plugin was displaying an error message when the package could not be delivered by sea where it should just have skipped the sea method
  • The hikashop social networks plugin now handles HTTPS properly
  • The onBeforeProductUpdate and onAfterProductUpdate evetns are now triggered when publishing/unpublishing the products via the main buttons on the listings
  • The feeds are now displayed properly when you have tags in the descriptions
  • Menus names with quotes were cut on the hikashop options page
  • The price_min_quantity column name was not correct on the export of products
  • We fixed a notice on the checkout when entering an invalid coupon code when the errors display was activated
  • The download area on the product page is now only displayed if there are free files attached to the product where before it was displayed even if there were only non free files attached to the product
  • The alphaUserPoints plugin was not attributing the points correctly when the orders were confirmed from an external payment gateway
  • The total unpaid amount of partners was not always displayed properly on the users listing of the back end
  • We fixed an error on the user panel page for joomla 1.7
  • We now remove the HTML tags in the products name for the title of the browser and the aliases of the URLs
  • The auto loaded coupons with minimum number of products were not switched automatically properly in some cases
  • We corrected some issues with the affiliates processing of fees with multiple currencies

Languages

  • Front end Slovenian translation now available
  • Persian translation now available

Improvements

  • We improved the payment and shipping methods selection views in order to display a message when no method is selected
  • h2 tags changed into h1 tags on the product page in order to improve SEO
  • We improved the error messages on the paypal pro plugin
  • We improved the randomized process on products listings
  • Dimensions and weight's display on the product page has been improved
  • We removed the : on the registration form for consistency with the other fields
  • We improved the initialization of payment plugins
  • We removed the meta description and keywords fields for order statuses and tax categories as they don't need it
  • We added the custom item fields on the cart module and the order invoice
  • The price minimum quantity is now 1 by default not 0. It's more logical
  • The price of the product with the options on the product page now handle the tax option in order to not display the taxes if that's how the option is setup in the configuration
  • We added a new option in order to deactivate the AJAX processing when adding a product to cart and to use instead a normal POST of the page
  • We added a check on the OK button on selection popups on the back end so that there are less mistakes
  • The import now handle manufacturers and several parents categories
  • There is a default tax category which is now preselected in order to simplify the tax rules setup
  • The options are now linked to their main product in the cart_product table of the database. That will allow us to display them together with the main product in the cart in the future
  • HikaShop is now compatible with XMAP 2.x

New features

  • We added new options in the configuration to simplify again SEF URLs
  • We added a new option to payment methods so that you can restrict them to some shipping methods only
  • We added the possibility to display the google +1 button for the social networks plugin
  • We added a new option to be able to deactivate the input filtering for specific custom fields
  • We added a new option to be able to set a maximum length for custom fields of the type text
  • We added a new google analytics plugin in order to track your sales with it (Business edition)
  • You can now restrict the number of products, the weight of products, the prices of products that users can buy over a certain period on your shop and limit the restrictions to a product or a category of products (essential edition)
  • We added the possibility to publish/unpublish the emails sent by HikaShop (Business edition)
  • We added a payment plugin for RBS WorldPay Business Gateway made by BrainForge (Thank you for contributing!)
  • We added a payment plugin for RBS WorldPay Global Gateway made by BrainForge (Thank you for contributing!)
  • We added a payment plugin for SagePay
  • We added a payment plugin for Google Checkout
  • We added a payment plugin for FirstData
  • We added a payment plugin for Intuit Innovative Gateway
  • We added an VirtueMart import plugin in order to retrieve in HikaShop the users, addresses, orders, categories and products data from VirtueMart
  • We added the possibility to export orders information as a CSV
  • We added a new pane layout for categories and products listings
  • We added three new layouts for categories and products listings with sliding/fading effects (Business edition)
  • We added a new carroussel mode with plenty of effects for categories and products listings modules (Business edition)
  • You can now select a size for thumbnails for each menu/module you have
  • You can display/hide dynamically fields based on other fields (Business edition)
  • You can restrict custom fields of the tables "item", "product" and "category" to only one or several categories
  • We added the possibility to restrict tax rules to user groups (Business edition)

HikaShop 1.5.2

Release date : June, 23 2011

Bug fixes

  • The parent frequence wasn't used properly in the XMAP plugin
  • Add titles to thumbnail images
  • We fixed the CSV generated when exporting the products information
  • The quantity calculation override wasn't taken into account for the emails
  • The update events were not fired when the user was using the listing toggles (for publishing/unpublishing for example)
  • We fixed the display of the first payment method when the auto select option would be deactivated
  • The default value was not set properly for options dropdowns
  • We fixed the order auto cancel plugin
  • Notices fixed for menus ACLs on the back end with PHP notices activated
  • ACL handling on the toolbar display for zone management was missing
  • We fixed some issues with payments with the PayJunction plugin
  • We fixed the CSV import of the price_min_quantity column
  • The title of category listing menus was not displaying on joomla 1.6
  • The donwload link for the google merchant feed was not working on joomla 1.6
  • The points rule was not automatically added to AlphaUserPoints when using the corresponding payment plugin
  • Special caracters were not escaped on Google Merchant feed for the categories name
  • In some cases, with several variants in the cart, variant names could have the product name duplicated in their name
  • The name of the states of Jamaica have been corrected
  • The display of checkboxes and multiple dropdowns' custom fields values was not using the names but the values

Improvements

  • We added the registration title on the registration page
  • The product page of an unpublished product is not displayed anymore even if the user tries to fiddle with the URL and access it directly
  • You can now create custom fields of the type "Custom text" in order to separate your custom fields in several groups
  • Listings of products with the list layout can now be displayed in multiple columns
  • The Social network plugin can now be displayed anywhere on the product page
  • We removed the full width/height of the image popup options from the configuration and we now use the "image" handler of the modal library in order to handle the image popups on the product pages. It's nicer and easier to use
  • Empty item fields are not displayed anymore in the emails sent by HikaShop or on the order details page
  • We improved the SEF URLs (SEF URLs are different now, so you have to keep that in mind when updating)
  • The "Display both" string has been splitted into two translation string for better translation of that term
  • The continue URL and the URL where to redirect whent he cart is empty are now smarter and don't need the full URL
  • We improved the addresses selection interface on the checkout as to be less confusing for customers
  • We improved the country and state custom fields checks to guide users who have problems with their configuration
  • You can now create new item box layouts in your template's hikashop views override folder and use them in your menus/modules
  • The coupons price was deduced of the whole order and not only from the products total price. Now the shipping fee cannot be discounted
  • The "Sales over the last 30 days" widget now display only the confirmed and shipped sales by default (on new installs)
  • We improved the HTML on the front end views for HTML validity
  • We improved the date handling on joomla 1.6 with timezones
  • Strict standard errors display level of PHP 5.3 now supported
  • We added a refresh image on the cart on the checkout

New features

  • We added a payment plugin for PayPal Pro
  • We added a payment plugin for CardSave
  • We added new SEO options for categories
  • We added an option to the Collect On Delivery plugin so that you can choose to send the order status notification email
  • We added new events for users creation, update and deletion
  • We added a new option to take offline the shop on the front end
  • You can now also set an openning and closing hour for your store
  • We added manufacturers support
  • You can now filter the products listing modules by last seen date and most seen products
  • You can now duplicate manual shipping methods
  • We added an option to product files so that you can have them available on the product page in free access.
  • We added the possibility to order options and related products on the product pages
  • We added a new option to choose when to empty the cart (when the order is created, or only when it is cancelled)
  • We added a new option to the Google products plugin to select whether to send the full description or the short description

HikaShop 1.5.1

Release date : May, 30 2011

Bug fixes

  • When no image is selected for a payment/shipping method, an empty image was displayed, now we don't display the image at all
  • The status of the order was missing in the order admin notification email of the authorize.net plugin
  • A translation was missing for the selection of the country once the "state" filter was chosen on the zones listing of the backend
  • The search filter was messing up the links on the views listing page of the back end
  • The links were missing the Itemid in the XMAP plugin on Joomla 1.6
  • The contact us button translation was not working properly on variants
  • The import of products using a template with variants was not creating the variants properly
  • The orders products listing columns could be misaligned in some cases
  • There was a problem with the insertion of states from UK during the install
  • We fixed the display of the downloads count for each file of a product
  • The link to the order details page wasn't working in 1.5.0 on order status notification emails
  • We fixed a problem with the import of USA states

Improvements

  • We added the possibility to trigger the popup notification on the checkout page
  • We made the order link clickable on the admin notification email
  • It's now possible to display the pagination on the top of a listing AND at the bottom
  • On categories listing modules displayed as list with childs displayed, the correct main category span is now expanded by default when one of its sub categories is selected
  • The quantity field is no emptied anymore when you already have an integer in it and that you click on it
  • We improved the import in order to handle characteristics names with similar values
  • We improved the way options names are displayed in the cart and in orders
  • Custom fields of the type order are now displayed on the order details page

New features

  • We added a new "address override" option to the paypal payment plugin as sometimes that option needs to be on and sometimes it needs to be off
  • We added a new ACL screen in the configuration so that you can manage all the accesses in the management of your store and restrict some areas to some groups of users (business edition)
  • We added a new option so that you can choose to hide products which don't have any stock left
  • We added a payment plugin for iVeri, a payment solution in South Africa
  • We added a payment plugin for PayJunction, a payment solution in the USA
  • We added the support of RSS and Atom feeds for products
  • We added the support of Twitter and Facebook on the products page
  • We added an option to select an article for the terms and conditions
  • We added a Google products plugin which enables you to reference your products on the google store (commercial editions)
  • We added an export button on the products listing page so that you can export the product information as a CSV (beta)

HikaShop 1.5.0

Release date : May, 11 2011

Bug fixes

  • Custom fields of the type dropdown for the table order were not working properly on the back end order modification screen
  • Custom fields of the type file for the table order were not working properly on the back end order modification screen
  • The VAT number online checking service provided by Europe has changed its location. We've changed the location on HikaShop so that it works again
  • We corrected a timezone issue on Joomla 1.6
  • We corrected an error with the address saving during registration introduced with 1.4.9
  • The USA and UK states were not imported correctly due to an issue introduced with 1.4.9
  • We've reflected authorize.net API modification to use TRUE and FALSE instead of Y and N in the variables
  • The characteristics name were inverted in the table display of characteristics
  • The minimum product quantity in an order for a product wasn't checked on the checkout and cart module
  • Custom product fields were not refreshed when changing the variant selection on the product page
  • When products had a start date with variants, the sale date wasn't displayed properly
  • The categories breadcrumb of the products listing on the back end wasn't working properly on safari
  • The AlphaUserPoints plugin was not converting the prices correctly if the current currency was different from the main currency

Improvements

  • We improved the image/thumbnails size calculations
  • The currency selected is now kept when the user logs in
  • Custom fields are now created as TEXT columns and not VARCHAR removing the 255 characters limitation
  • The default value of the custom fields of the table product are now set in the products when the field is not displayed on the back end
  • We added some CSS classes in the pagination
  • The codeMirror editor is now used instead of the textarea when it is available on the views and emails edition screens
  • There is now a link to the product page from the order details page and the FE and BE
  • We added the possibility to specify images for categories when importing them
  • We improves the CSV export of sales and customers by converting the dates taking into account the timezone of the website
  • The associated modules random option is now turned off by default when creating a new menu of the type category listing
  • The xmap plugin now has the name of the products in the URLs
  • The menu now goes over the widget graph on the dashboard
  • The pagination is now at the bottom of listings of products and categories
  • We added some CSS for the pagination on HikaShop's front end so that it looks good by default
  • Auto loaded coupons will now be swapped if a more interesting one is found when the cart information changes
  • The characteristics table display now removes the input radio when there is no stock for the corresponding variant
  • We added the jQuery noConflict code in HikaShop

Languages

  • Catalan translation now available
  • Thai translation now available

New features

  • The xmap plugin now handle the priority and frequency change with two new options
  • You can now restrict shipping methods by post code ranges
  • There is also now an option to select whether the price restrictions are only on the price of products with a weight or on the price of all the products in the cart
  • We added a new quota per user restriction for coupons in the commercial editions
  • We added custom fields on categories
  • We added the payment plugin SIPS ATOS for European banks and mainly French banks
  • We added a payment plugin HSBC which supports the CPI API
  • We added in the commercial editions a CSV file auto import plugin so that you can automatically update prices and quantities of your products from your suppliers feeds
  • We added the possibility to have options for products
  • We added new events for products, categories and address creation, update and deletion
  • We now display the downloads count for each file of a product and we also added the possiblity to reset download counts
  • We added the ACL support on custom fields in the Business edition
  • We added an option to limit coupons to be not be usable under a minimum number of products in the cart (commercial editions)
  • We added an option to remove the links on the main categories of listings of categories in accordion
  • We added the possibility to restrict coupons based on the number of items in the cart and a quota per user

HikaShop 1.4.9

Release date : April, 12 2011

Bug fixes

  • Properly filter out unpublished or restricted child categories on listing of categories with sub categories displayed
  • If the option "number of columns" is not filled, the system now defaults to 1 column instead of crashing
  • The payment name was not the good one on admin payment notifications when using the eWAY plugin
  • We added some code in the uninstall of hikashop on joomla 1.6 in order to avoid a bug of joomla 1.6 during the reinstall of hikashop
  • When a user was logged out and tried to click on the order link in his order creation email on joomla 1.6, he would be redirected to a non-working URL
  • We fixed a bug with the product_contact column on commercial versions
  • The creation date of users was not saved in hikashop_user
  • The VAT on coupon was calculated correctly and the final price reflected it but not the price without VAT leading to a wrong VAT display
  • The delete icon in the cart module didn't work when the quantity field was deactivated

Improvements

  • The default ordering of the discounts listing is now descending so that it displays the newest discounts first
  • The minimum quantity order option now also checks that the user can't lower the quantity in the cart during the checkout
  • We improved the custom fields handling so that you can now have a custom field of the type checkbox required where before the required option would be ignored
  • We added the 2 letter codes for canadian states so that paypal can get them automatically
  • Payment plugins options are now accessible directly from the joomla plugin options
  • We added the menu and documentation button to the epay payment plugin
  • We corrected the list of counties for UK
  • We improved the categories selection popups so that it's easier to understand
  • The "continue shopping" button is now out of the checkout form to avoid a problem with the enter key on IE8
  • The random option is now turned off by default so that pagination will work without having to turn off that option
  • The dates are now converted to a readable format during the export of users and orders CSVs in the widgets of the Business edition
  • You now have to possibility to specify any order field in the order number format
  • You can enter HTML in custom fields on the back end
  • We added links on the category listing menu's hikashop options to the associated module's options

New features

  • The order admin notification email and the order status update email now contain the full order summary
  • We added a plugin to automatically cancel orders after some time (commercial editions)
  • We added a plugin to support xmap
  • We added a new option to activate the display of the dimensions of the products on the product page
  • It is now possible to override the image HTML generation code via an override file in the template
  • We added a plugin for AlphaUserPoints enabling you to give points to the users on your store and have them use these points for payment (commercial editions)

HikaShop 1.4.8

Release date : March, 19 2011

Bug fixes

  • We fixed several issues with the payment to affiliates
  • When you had entered information in both the registration form and the login form and that you clicked on the login button, the system was registering you. Now it will log you in as expected
  • Users who didn't click the activation link would still be accepted by hikashop (they weren't logged into joomla though) even though an error was displayed on the checkout
  • We fixed a conflict between the geolocation default currency selector and the currency switcher module whereby the module wasn't working anymore
  • We fixed a problem of display of the payment methods on PHP4
  • When changing the shipping address of an order in the back end, the billing address would be changed too
  • The start and end date weren't taken into account for variants when set on the main products
  • Discounted prices might be displayed twice in a row in some cases on the checkout
  • We fixed the product thumbnail display on the hikashop acymailing tag plugin
  • We fixed a problem of display of the checkout page on joomla 1.6 with the language filter plugin published
  • There was a bug which filtered too strongly the shipping methods when using zone restrictions in some cases
  • The thumbnail of products were not displayed properly in the newsletters sent with AcyMailing

Improvements

  • We added Serbia in the default list of countries
  • The product/category name is now displayed as a tooltip when hovering on its image on the front end listings
  • Shipping taxes and coupon taxes are now stored in the order table

Languages

  • Fixing some translations which were not working properly in joomla 1.6
  • Partial Portugal Portuguese translation available

New features

  • We added the possibility to set a tax category for the price of coupons
  • We added a new option in the config so that you can remove the login box from the checkout
  • We added a new option in the config so that you can choose whether to display the pagination on top of the listings on the front end or at the bottom
  • You can now import multiple prices for your products and variants via the hikashop products importer
  • You can now import the access level of prices for your products and variants via the hikashop products importer
  • We added the eWAY payment method (for australia only)
  • We added the ePay payment method
  • We added the AlertPay payment method
  • We added the Western Union payment method
  • We added a new filter in the acymailing hikashop plugin allowing you to send reminder emails for the orders. That way, you can for example send a reminder to your customers who created an order without confirming it 2 days after creating it only if they didn't confirm another order in that time (only in the commercial editions)

HikaShop 1.4.7

Release date : February, 28 2011

Bug fixes

  • The payment method dropdown which enables you to switch to another payment method on the listing of orders of the front end has been changed so that it displays only the payment methods which are published and relevant to each order
  • We fixed the orders URL on the dashboard
  • In some rare cases, the price of items in the cart might not be the correct one if several prices are set for different minimum quantities

Improvements

  • You can now use the Turkish Lira for PayPal transactions
  • We removed the token checks on the checkout as they are not useful and can lead to problems with cache enabled websites
  • We added some CSS classes on the headers of some screens on the front end to ease RTL website's switch

New features

  • We added "read more" capability to the category description
  • We added ACL support on shipping and payment methods so that you can now restrict them to groups of users (business version only)

HikaShop 1.4.6

Release date : February, 26 2011

Bug fixes

  • Characteristics values are now displayed in the good ordering when appended to the product name
  • The products search plugin was throwing a fatal error in some rare cases on joomla 1.5 with joomfish
  • Automatically generated product codes now handle products name outside the ASCII table
  • The title of the credit card information tooltip was not translated properly
  • The admin notification email wasn't sent properly on PHP4 when it was active
  • When an order total is negative (with a coupon for example), the system now assimilate it as a free order
  • Currency conversion of discounts flat amount wasn't working properly
  • The "add to cart" button could not be working in some cases on joomla 1.6 when the language filter plugin was published
  • Remove notice on the search which could be displayed in some cases
  • The corresponding addresses were not deleted when the user was deleted
  • We fixed a display problem on the registration view when the contact option is turned on in the recaptcha plugin
  • When the activation was deactivated in joomla and that CB was installed, the CB user wasn't confirmed/activated automatically after registration on hikashop's end
  • When a watermark was specified but that no image height/width was specified, the images weren't changed properly
  • In some cases the pagination on listings didn't work on the first try
  • In same odd cases a price retrieving query could fail on the front end

Improvements

  • The banners ordering can now be changed without clicking on the ordering column first
  • The watermark image can now be deleted
  • The files attached to products and custom fields do not have anymore any download limit where before it was limited by the memory limit setting

Languages

  • Fixing some translations which were not working properly in joomla 1.6
  • Partial Latvian translation available
  • Partial Lithuanian translation available

New features

  • We added a new option so that you can force shipping on orders even if the weight of the products is 0
  • You can now display all the prices of a product on the products listings
  • CSS classes added to the addresses listing on the front end
  • Search fields on the products search plugin can now be configured in the options of the plugin
  • The authorize.net payment plugin now handles both AIM and SIM APIs
  • We added a new plugin which will display a link to the user profile edition screen from the user control panel

HikaShop 1.4.5

Release date : February, 9 2011

Bug fixes

  • The variants weren't copied properly when copying a product
  • The pagination could become screwed when changing the nubmer of items per page dropdown
  • When you had the login and address views of the checkout on two different steps and that you were already logged in become coming on the checkout page, you had to click twice the next button in order to go to the next step on the address step and on the shipping step
  • There was a fatal error introduced in 1.4.4 when creating a new menu from hikashop's content menus screen
  • The new address popup during the checkout on joomla 1.6 was displaying twice
  • A shipping address might be displayed previously on the order/invoice page even though the products in the cart were not shippable and that not shipping address was asked to the user
  • When adding a coupon on the checkout, and depending on your checkout workflow, the shipping fees were not added to the total unless you refreshed the page
  • The "file" type of custom fields was only working when the field was required
  • There was a faulty french translation on the manual shipping methods options
  • The modification of payments and shippings names in different languages didn't work properly
  • The payment methods translations weren't taken in account in joomfish
  • The restrictions on coupons weren't working due to a change on the 1.4.4 version
  • In some cases the total of the cart wasn't calculated correctly on the checkout without a refresh of the page

Improvements

  • We added CSS classes on custom fields in order to style them more easily
  • The access levels of prices are now copied when copying a product
  • Category descriptions are now processed by content plugins
  • The ReCaptcha plugin now also works on contact forms
  • We added new weight units in HikaShop: mg, ml, l and ozt
  • The price per weight unit is now calculated based on the taxed price or untaxed price (or both) using the same option as the main price
  • You can now hide the cart module when empty using the advanced module manager extension of joomla by overriding the empty cart translation and emptying it
  • Files attached to free products can now be downloaded on the order page without having the order confirmed

New features

  • We added an option in the config so that you can set the notice popup display time without editing the view
  • We created an admin module so that you can access hikashop's functions directly from the joomla dashboard
  • We added an option so that you can choose whether or not to auto select shipping and payment methods on the checkout
  • We changed the options of the configuration and regrouped the options related to the checkout under their own tab
  • We added an option to display a "contact us" button on the product page (commercial versions only)
  • With the new hikashop group plugin, you can now change the group of customers once they bought your products. Handy when you have a first product line which then allow users to access other resources on your website once bought (business version only)

HikaShop 1.4.4

Release date : January, 25 2011

Bug fixes

  • The related listing module wasn't working properly when the product page was directly linked from a joomla menu
  • The checkout was blocking when the owner option was activated in the credit card collection plugin
  • We fixed a notice on the banners listing of the back end which appeared when no banners were yet created
  • The custom fields of the types dropdown were not displaying properly on the user edition screen
  • The SSL on checkout option wasn't working on joomla 1.6
  • We fixed some translation strings name with a typo in all translation files and in the code
  • The order number format was taken into account in the admin order notification email
  • We fixed the tax calculation in the Australia Post plugin which wasn't working properly
  • Adding additional prices for products with IE7 wasn't working properly
  • We fixed some HTML in the product edition screen on the back end
  • Saving the ordering of products/categories could result in a loop in some cases
  • Prices are now ordered properly on the front end on the product page
  • The currency wasn't set for coupons generated with the acymailing plugin
  • The upload of a could could result in the file having the wrong access rights in some cases
  • When the prices were converted automatically from another currency, and that you had several of that products in the cart, it coul happen that the price was off of 1 cent due to a rounding issue
  • The search plugins weren't working properly on joomla 1.6
  • We fixed a notice in some cases in the search plugins

Improvements

  • We improved the save of the product information so that prices id aren't incremented all the time
  • We added a whole bunch of CSS classes on listing of products/orders on the back end and front end so that you can more easily customize them
  • We added a warning on the "catalogue mode" option as some users were activating it without realizing that it would remove all the "add to cart" buttons
  • The listing of categories mneus and modules now get their options initialized properly so that you don't need a complex procedure to create them, and you can just create them easily via joomla's interface without extra steps
  • The CSS edition now saves as well the CSS file selected when saving the CSS code modification
  • We improved the "add to cart" handling on the listing of products so that it displays a "choose options" button instead if the product has characteristics which need to be selected before adding the product to the cart

Languages

  • Complete Ukranian translation available
  • Complete Russian translation available
  • Partial Hebrew translation available

New features

  • We added a new option in the Australia Post plugin to be able to have one parcel per product instead of grouping them
  • We added a new option in the configuration so that you can now display an "add to cart" button even for free products
  • You can now have custom item fields on the product page (business version only)
  • We added new chart statistics on the custom fields (business version only)

HikaShop 1.4.3

Release date : January, 12 2011

Bug fixes

  • The pagination numbers could be off on the front end when products displayed would be in several of the categories displayed
  • The change of number of elements on the pagination for the categories listing wasn't working properly
  • The title of the categories listing page could be wrong in some instances depending on the options
  • We fixed a registration error on the checkout with joomla 1.6
  • When "none" was selected for the CSS, a broken CSS link was added to the html head instead of not adding anything
  • A fatal error happened on the orders page on joomla 1.6
  • We fixed a problem with the characteristics switch of the product page on internet explorer when they are displayed as radio buttons
  • The "price before discount" was displayed taxed and untaxed regardless of the "tax prices" option
  • The add to cart button was not working in some cases with some SEF components
  • We fixed a problem with the new button which was not working when the buttons display option in the configuration was CSS
  • We fixed the return URL handling in the Authorize.net payment plugin
  • When a currency was displayed but not published and that the customer selected that currency and then went on the checkout and that there were shipping fees, they would be displayed in that currency instead of being displayed in the main currency
  • We fixed a rounding issue on prices when they were dynamically converted with a currency fee applied to them

Improvements

  • The size of the input boxes for categories name and products main information have been improved
  • HikaShop now displays the order creation date instead of the current date in the order invoices
  • When using HikaShop along with Community Builder, the usrs registered via HikaShop would still be blocked on CB after activation. HikaShop now unblocks the users in CB if CB is installed
  • The login and register buttons of the login view of the checkout now use the same library as the other buttons so that all the buttons on the front end have the same design

New features

  • You can now enter your translations modifications as a translation override which you won't loose when updating HikaShop and its core translation files
  • You now have the possibility to use HikaShop's registration view of the checkout on its own
  • The reCaptcha plugin has been updated to work with the new registration view
  • We added an option to automatically update the view when another payment/shipping method is selected
  • We added two options to add a "become an affiliate" checkbox on the registration form (business version only)

HikaShop 1.4.2

Release date : January, 5 2011

Bug fixes

  • We fixed some popups issues with joomla 1.6
  • We fixed a notice which happened on the listing of content menus after deleting hikashop content menus but without cleaning the menus trash
  • The state field, when empty, was bloquing the submission of the form. It is now fixed
  • We fixed a php notice on the category creation form on the back end
  • We fixed the "joomla options" links on the modules and menus edition screen
  • We fixed the "hikashop options" link on the edition screen for the cart module and content modules
  • The import now handles correctly categories with the same name in different parent categories
  • We fixed modules and menus links to joomla options on the back end on joomla 1.6
  • We fixed the display of the redirection views of payment plugins on joomla 1.6
  • We fixed the notice popup when adding a product to the cart on joomla 1.6 as it was working only once per page due to a change in the way mootools 1.2 handles popups
  • The notice popup wasn't working correctly with IE8 on joomla 1.6
  • The URL of products was not displayed on the front end
  • The import didn't work properly if the last column contained a text on several lines
  • We fixed a fatal error when rebuilding categories tree in the back end
  • Custom order fields, when required, were not checked in javascript
  • HTML tags were stripped out when importing product information with the text area option
  • Cart module's options were not loaded on joomla 1.6 when refreshed via ajax and would thus use the default options instead of the options setted in the cart module for display
  • Remove some notices on the import of CSV when the CSV file isn't properly formatted
  • Currency conversion wasn't working properly on listings of products on the front end when the option "Price display method" of the menu/module displaying it was set to cheapest
  • Tax rules listing could display another category than the one selected in some special cases
  • When editing an already existing address on the checkout the shipping and payment selection wasn't properly reseted and it could create some display problems where the old shipping method would be applied to the order although the address would be outside the zone restriction of the shipping method
  • User synchronization, products search, categories search and affiliate plugins are now compatible with joomla 1.6
  • We fixed a rounding issue on prices' tax calculation
  • Affiliate earnings were not calculated correctly when the currency of the order and the currency of the affiliate was different
  • The option "Payment of orders not paid immediately" wasn't working in the essential edition and only in the business edition
  • Translation files' comments now start with a ; instead of a # to work properly on joomla 1.6 with php 5.3
  • The import can now handle related products all inserted together

Improvements

  • We changed the way we load the admin notification email so that you can change the email address dynamically in the email's generation code
  • We added an option to display a simplified cart module without a listing of the products in the cart
  • The notice popup displayed aftering adding a product to the cart now uses its own view so you will be able to easily modify it via the view interface
  • You can now add HTML in custom fields on the back end

Languages

  • Complete Czech translation available

New features

  • We added ACL support on discounts and coupons so that you can now restrict them to groups of users (business version only)
  • We added ACL support on categories so that you can now restrict them to groups of users (business version only)
  • We added ACL support on products and variants so that you can now restrict them to groups of users (business version only)
  • We added ACL support on prices of products and variants so that you can now restrict them to groups of users (business version only)
  • You also have now the possible to import product access via the import (business version only)
  • We changed the geolocation plugin from the hikashop group to the system group (business version only)
  • The geolocation plugin can now handle zone restrictions, i.e. limit components access to a whitelist of zones or blacklist zones which should not access components (business version only)
  • The geolocation plugin can now set automatically the currency based on the zone of the user (business version only)
  • We added a new type of custom fields which will allow you to add an upload input box so that your customers can upload a file in their order for example or enabling you to add a PDF to a product so that it can be accessible on the product page (business version only)

HikaShop 1.4.1

Release date : December, 18 2010

Bug fixes

  • Fixing weight unit use with variants
  • Fixing the main category image display of menus and modules
  • Fixing a mysql error on the front end when no payment methods where configured and you tried to go to the checkout and that you had the joomla debug mode activated
  • Fixing the edition of the order creation admin notification email and the user account email
  • Fixing the display of modules name twice
  • We added ILS in the list of supported currencies in the paypal plugin
  • We improved the zone loading function to avoid loops when zone relations are looping because of a misconfiguration
  • The user information wasn't reloaded when it was updated in the back end. That means that the interface was still displaying the old information in the interface
  • We added a check to avoid warnings on the order details page when all the custom address fields are unpublished
  • When clearing the "parent category" option of modules and menus, the main product category is now inserted automatically
  • When using coupon tags in AcyMailing newsletters, a fatal error could happen on some joomla websites when sending the newsletter
  • For product names written is some languages it could happen that some characters were not recognized by PayPal's website. We now forces the charset to UTF-8 to avoid the problem
  • Admin notification emails did not contain the link to the order if the translation file had been edited through the interface because of the return characters in the translation strings being interpreted directly in the translation file
  • We fixed the custom fields zone for state field used for other purposes so that it works properly
  • The toggle of the shipping address selection area on the checkout on IE8 didn't work as IE8 doesn't like onchange and prefer onclick for input checkboxes
  • We fixed a problem with the translations of characteristics in JoomFish
  • The product weight and volume units used in products were not saved properly when there was only one unit defined in the configuration

Improvements

  • The credit card number and expiration date are now checked so that users cannot submit an invalid number or an expired date
  • A message is now displayed on the listing of variants when no characteristics have been entered for a product in order to explain to the user that he must first assign a characteristic to his product before managing the variants of his product
  • We are now setting the page titles automatically on categories listing, products listing and product page on the front end
  • The custom order fields entered by the user are now added to the order creation email notification (business version only)
  • We added the possibility to add your affiliate id on the link of the footer
  • When you don't enter a category for a new product, the current category of the listing of products is now used automatically
  • We changed the way we load the admin notification email so that you can change the email address dynamically in the email's generation code
  • We improved performances on the categories listings when images are displayed (back end and front end)
  • We added the possibility to specify tax categories more easily within CSV files
  • We moved the CSS, JS, email and upload folder to the media folder to avoid overwrite problems when doing an update on Joomla 1.6

Languages

  • Complete Danish translation available
  • Complete Bulgarian translation available

New features

  • We added an option in the product search plugin to choose whether to display the full category path on the breadcrumb when the itemid option has a products listing menu id set
  • We added an option in the configuration to select whether to sort characteristics by id or by alphabetical order
  • You now have the possiblity to override the display of buttons and the "add to cart" popup in HikaShop with a template file override
  • We added an option to choose whether or not to capture the credit card owner name in the credit card collection plugin
  • We added an option to choose whether or not to append characteristic values to products name
  • We added an option to set what kind of separator will be used in CSV exports
  • We added an option to overwrite product information when importing product information if the product code is already in the database
  • We added an option to create categories when importing product information if the category doesn't exists
  • We added an option to force the product_published field of products to 1 if the column is not specified or if no information is given
  • We added the possibility to import categories via the CSV import

HikaShop 1.4.0

Release date : December, 6 2010

Bug fixes

  • When you removed the state custom field from the address form, the shipping and payment method filtered by zone wouldn't display if the address was already entered by the user before the change
  • The stocks of products were not updated when an order was cancelled or refunded
  • The import function did add related products, categories links, prices and images to products when the product_code key was numeric
  • Fixing the selection of the shipping address during the checkout
  • Fixing the ordering modification on the product listing on the back end which didn't work in some cases
  • In some rare cases warnings would be displayed when processing images
  • The shipping order maximum and minimum price restrictions were checked against the total of the order without taxes. They are now checked against the total with taxes
  • Improving a bit the breadcrumbs in some cases on the product page
  • Fixing an import problem when trying to import products with characteristics and variants
  • Hide the "add to cart html link" button when the product is a new product
  • The number of elements was discarded and the global joomla limit was used instead for the default limit on listing of categories on the front end

Improvements

  • Better default CSS for "add to cart" buttons when the option button style is set to CSS.
  • We added a content elements file for widget names so that they can be translated with joomfish
  • We added some classes in the pagination of the front end to be able to more easily hide some of the pieces
  • The system now cancel the order when the user clicks on cancel on paypal
  • We improved the import function to automatically add the product to the main product category if the category in the CSV is not found in the database
  • We also added the name of the caracteristics in the error messages as they can be possible columns in the CSV files

Languages

  • Complete Norwegian translation available

New features

  • We added an option to force a menu on the checkout process. That will enable you to use different modules and templates on the checkout page than on the rest of the shop
  • We added an option to set a class for lists in menus and modules
  • We added a new payment plugin to collect credit cards information for offline processing
  • You can now also customize the admin order creation notification email (business version only)

HikaShop 1.3.9

Release date : December, 2 2010

Bug fixes

  • The limitation on categories for coupons was not checked
  • Discounts weren't applied to products when the currency of the discounts were the same as the current currency
  • Discounts weren't applied when a start or an end date was applied
  • We fixed the creation of subzones to properly link the subzones to the main zone
  • We fixed the link to the related products on the product edition page
  • We fixed the display of the custom fields type column in the cusotm fields listing on the back end
  • We fixed the display of the order status on the popup which appear when changing the status of an order in the backend
  • We fixed the javascript check of the address edition/creation popup on the checkout
  • We added a check on the acymailing filters triggering plugin to avoid a crash on checkout when the acymailing version used was before 1.5.0

Improvements

  • We improved the error messages during the install on access right issues
  • We improved the checkout to display the shipping methods even when the user didn't enter his address
  • Whe registration screen is now displayed even when the registration is disabled if the registration option is set to "no registration" in the configuration
  • We improved a bit the CSS on the products listings

Languages

  • Complete Italian translation available (thanks Nicola Del Biaggio)

New features

  • We added the possibily to disable options of dropdowns and checkboxes for custom fields
  • We changed the "display discount" option of modules and menus so that you can choose how to display it
  • The description of products is now processed by content plugins so you can use content tags in it
  • We added the amount of the order on the order creation notification email sent to the shop owner
  • It is now possible to charge a percentage of the order total for shipping methods
  • We added an option to have a payment button on the listing of orders on the front end for orders created and not yet paid (in commercial versions)
  • We added a listing of entries in the back end in order to manage your entries easily (in the business version)
  • We also added the possibility to export the entries in CSV (in the business version)

HikaShop 1.3.8

Release date : November, 25 2010

Bug fixes

  • When SEF was used and for some settings of HikaShop it could happens that the coupon box would not be working
  • The limitation on a product for coupons was not checked

Improvements

  • We removed 2 br tags in the footer HTML so that it is easier to tweak the CSS of the footer
  • The new order status is now translated when changing it via the back end interface and also on the front end orders listing
  • We added a CSS class for each entry field
  • We added the possibility to select whether or not to open a new page when users click on the search results

HikaShop 1.3.7

Release date : November, 23 2010

Bug fixes

  • Fix contentelements files for joomfish so that the rows have a valid title on the joomfish listings
  • Fix the reset of discount restrictions
  • Fix a bug on the zone selection of plugins
  • Removing an unecessary link on the listing of products on the selection popup of products
  • Fix a display issue when a characteristic value was 0
  • Fix a bug where the custom template was not used when the layout was loaded from a module
  • In some cases it could happen that the user was automatically redirected to the payment method without seeing again the cart
  • Fix a fatal error on the edition of views on some back end templates
  • After deleting an address in the user edition on the backend you were not redirected properly to the user page
  • Fix "page break" removal on product listing
  • Fix a notice on the checkout in some cases when payment methods or shipping methods are not found
  • Fix partner fee calculation when using the percentage fee option of the affiliate program
  • Fix the selection of product and zone on coupon and discount restrictions on internet explorer
  • Fix the selection of template product on the import screen on internet explorer
  • When user was logged in and trying to go to the checkout it could happen that the order was automatically validated with the default checkout workflow
  • Fix the SSL redirection to avoid having & instead of & in the URLs
  • Fix the check on zone restrictions for coupons
  • Fix the display of the zone name on the discount edition screen
  • Fix the taxation algorithm in order to take into account taxation rules without any zone limitation
  • When the australia post shipping plugin was used and that the user didn't enter a post code an "invalid" message would be displayed. We added a message warning the webmaster that he should put the post code field to require when using that plugin

Improvements

  • The weight of the main product is now used for the variants if no weight is set in the variants (same for dimensions)
  • Shipping and payment plugins can now have images with other extensions than jpg
  • The product name automatically contains the characteristics values on the cart module like on the product page and the checkout
  • We added some indexes in the hikashop tables after stress tests in order to improve the speed of queries when you have a lot of data
  • The "cancel" button on the order details was changed to "back" in order to avoid confusion for customers

New features

  • We added a new option to display the cost per unit weight on the product page
  • An new entity, the entry can allow you to create a custom form page on the front end. It handles several entries to be We added at a time for one order. The system will then process the result of the form and add products to the cart automatically so that the user can pay for his entries (Business version of HikaShop only)
  • We added the possibility to place an order without registration (commercial versions of HikaShop only)
  • We added a watermark option on images (Business version of HikaShop only)

HikaShop 1.3.6

Release date : November, 13 2010

Bug fixes

  • The HikaShop menu was displayed in popups on the back end when the option "Menu position" was set to "Above the main area"
  • The URL of redirection to the checkout after clicking on the add to cart button had & replaced with & when it shouldn't have been
  • Added some code to work around an issue which happened on some websites where the cart info would be lost upon login
  • Fixed the insertion of modules data at install
  • Previously, the zone selection option of the payment plugins didn't work
  • Added some code to avoid having IE caching the cart module

Improvements

  • When cart is updated and that the shipping method previously selected do not meet the new requirements the shipping method choice is now reseted
  • Shipping selection is now improved for a faster checkout
  • Added some check to select a default variant if the default characteristics values of the product point to a variant which doesn't exists
  • Added the itemid to some redirection urls so that the modules aren't "lost" after the redirect occurs on the front end
  • Added some code to check on the weight and volume units in the configuration

HikaShop 1.3.5

Release date : November, 10 2010

Bug fixes

  • The javascript of the "add to cart" button was improved to avoid the browser aborting the update request on some servers
  • HTML and CSS of the "add to cart" button on products listing improved when the CSS type of button is chosen in the configuration
  • Server side check of the quantity to avoid adding a negative quantity of a product to the cart
  • The "add to cart" button wasn't redirecting to the checkout page when selecting "always go to checkout" in the option "after a product is added to the cart"
  • Improved the javascript of the minus and plus links of the quantity field to disallow adding less than 1 item to the cart
  • When you had several prices for a product with variants and that the user was displaying a module with the option "price display" to "unit price" and that the current currency wasn't the main currency, the prices weren't displayed on the listing of products of the module
  • Error messages checking for data input on the checkout are now skipped when the customer changes the product quantities as they were not relevant

Languages

  • Spanish translation available (thanks avaray)

HikaShop 1.3.4

Release date : November, 9 2010

Bug fixes

  • Fixing display of modules under the product page
  • Fixing the "cheapest price" option of modules and menus displaying products when the products have several prices in the same currency
  • Fixing modification of the discount table in the database for updates between 1.3.2 and 1.3.3
  • Fixing query error when displaying related products and that the random option is turned off and that the ordering column is selected in the options of a content module

Improvements

  • A shipping method is now automatically selected so that there is one less step to the checkout when shipping is required
  • When you add a sub zone while editing a zone, the subzone is now automatically added to the zone's sub zone listing
  • You can now unpublish/publish several hundreds of zones in few clicks
  • The install now handles the plugins installation itself instead of letting joomla do it: less memory, less processing and clearer error messages
  • Now adds the characteristic values to the name of the product if the name of the variant is not filled on the product page, during the checkout and then on the order information
  • Languages other than english were removed from the package in order to reduce its size. They will be retrievable in two clicks on the configuration page
  • Better names for the menu types when creating joomla menus via the joomla interface
  • Compatiblity with Joomla 1.6 (beta)

Languages

  • Swedish translation available (thanks seociable)

Features

  • Personalization of the order number format via an option in the configuration (commercial versions of HikaShop only)

HikaShop 1.3.3

Release date : November, 5 2010

Bug fixes

  • Fixing "add to cart" button display on listing of products
  • Properly remove related products links when deleting a product
  • Fixed "force ssl" option
  • The value "above the content" of the option "menu position" which can be used to display the backend HikaShop menu above the content and not below the title was generating a fatal error on the front end
  • When displaying a product with variants but without any image to display, there was an end tag missing to a div
  • Fixed javascript check on custom fields when both user/address custom fields and order custom fields where used on the same screen.
  • Fixing the sending of confirmation email to customers which didn't work in some cases
  • Fixed links in the categories and products search plugins
  • In some cases emails could not be sent to the customers as the system wasn't able to retrieve properly the email address
  • In some cases the image popup on the product page wasn't displaying properly.
  • Replace the ° character in email subjects as some email servers do not accept emails with that
  • Added some checks to avoid that the checkout breaks when the user adds spaces in the checkout workflow option
  • Fixed product ordering by ID on the back end
  • Now the generation of products with a template product with variants also generates the variants

Improvements

  • Improve files handling so that if several products are linked to the same file and that one product is deleted, the file is not deleted.
  • Added a javascript check for the email on the registration screen
  • Added a javascript check for the password on the registration screen
  • Generate the translations for the Joomla menu in the back end
  • Changed user control panel check so that if user is not logged in, he is redirected to the login page
  • Added a taxes row on the checkout cart which is displayed only if there are taxes
  • New version of the ReCaptcha plugin compatible with joomla 1.6

Languages

  • German fully translated ( thanks iamfree )

Features

  • Manual shipping methods can now have a maximum order amount restriction
  • Added a copy button on the listing of product in order to easily copy a product. (business version only)
  • Added an option for coupons to automatically load it in the cart if it is applicable based on its restrictions. (commercial versions only)
  • Added an option to limit the number of possible items in a cart (commercial versions only)

HikaShop 1.3.2

Release date : November, 1 2010

Bug fixes

  • New order status notification email could not be sent to the customers in some cases
  • Images on variants where not updated on product page

HikaShop 1.3.1

Release date : October, 31 2010

Bug fixes

  • Fixed notices when deleting a category
  • Fixed fatal error when sending emails with charset different that utf8 and with a text version included as multiple part
  • When adding a new product to the cart the quantity was not checked against the product quantity and the maximum product quantity per order options of the product
  • Correctly used the main product quantity for cart quantity checks when adding a variant of a product to the cart if the quantity of the variant was not filled
  • Fixing some notices on the front end on some PHP versions when conversion of prices occured in some places
  • Remove additional information screen when not used on checkout

Improvements

  • Improved discounts and coupons quota checks and usage increments
  • Now the + link of the quantity field on product details cannot add more than the max quantity per order

Languages

  • Fixed french translation
  • Bulgarian language translated
  • Czech language partially translated
  • Russian language partially translated

Features

  • Added an email notification on order creation
  • Added an option to display a message when adding a product to the cart
  • Added an option in content modules and menus to display an "add to cart" button on each item listed
  • Added an option in content modules and menus to remove the link to the product details on each item listed

HikaShop 1.3.0

Release date : October, 28 2010

Bug fixes

  • Use partner currency instead of order currency to display affiliate amount on an order on the orders listings
  • Fixed some notices on front end moduels when no entries are found.
  • Fixed an incompatiblity with advanced modules manager extension which resulted on fatal errors on the front end
  • Remove user_params column from exported data when exporting customer infos
  • Adding bccomp implementation to avoid crashes when the bcmath extension is not compiled within PHP
  • Fixed incompatiblity on some browsers with wysiwygpro editor
  • Fixed Custom error message on custom fields
  • Trim weight and dimension unit options to avoid conversion issues if users add spaces to them
  • Fixed default value on weight of variants causing a weight calculation error
  • Correctly filter out unpublished products on front end
  • Fixed URL of images when the website is in a subfolder of a domain and when SEF is activated

Improvements

  • Automatically select address after registration so that the system can display the shipping methods directly
  • Keep Itemid when redirecting to checkout
  • "Continue shopping" button option added
  • Now displays the download link even if no file name was entered for a product file
  • You can now specify the max width and height for images. Upon upload or import, they will be resized if too big
  • The height parameter on modules and menus listing products and categories has been removed. It was previously added as inline CSS to the DIVs. Now, the fields automatically align without it but you can still specify a height in the CSS

Features

  • ReCaptcha integration plugin on registration screens compatible with Joomla, HikaShop, AlphaRegistration, ccUsers and JomSocial
  • Import of products data in CSV
  • Generation of products data based on files / images and template products (business version only)
  • Custom fields on order to ask order-related questions to your customers (business version only)

HikaShop 1.2.1

Release date : October, 23 2010

Bug fixes

  • Fixing navigation on product listings after navigation into a sub category
  • When you deleted all the orders linked to an address, the address was deleted even though the user didn't delete it on his address book. Now, it will only be deleted if the user deleted it on his address book beforehand.
  • Fixing PHP notice on registration when all errors display options are turned on in PHP
  • Fixing the delete button link of the cart in the checkout
  • Fixing some english translation strings
  • Fixed paypal payment plugin tax calculation when a product quantity is different than 1 and that the store is using taxes
  • When a user was deleted via Joomla and that he had made an order in HikaShop an error message is now displayed and the Joomla user id is removed from the hikashop user information so that if he tries to register again, he will be re attached automatically to his entry in HikaShop
  • Fixed a query error when trying to filter orders on the orders listing of the backend
  • The Itemid was not properly set in modules which were used in a template position and which weren't synchronized
  • Fixed affiliate amount calculation on orders when "percentage fee on sales" is used
  • Fixed rounding issue on order total amount after payment notification
  • The itemid is now added to the "proceed to checkout" button so that users keep the same modules displayed after clicking on it

HikaShop 1.2.0

Release date : October, 21 2010

Bug fixes

  • Fixing PHP notice on product page in some circumstances
  • When a customer was entering his address and that the state custom field was published and required and that he selected a country without state, the system wouldn't allow it. Now, it will still work
  • Fixed some javascript for "add to cart" button on PHP4
  • Fixed Help link on dashboard
  • Fixed registration and login screen which was not working when a non latin language was used
  • Fixed collect on delivery checkout end message which wasn't replacing order number
  • Fixed comment extension selection on config page
  • Fixing shipping issue when ordering a virtual product after ordering a real product in the same user session
  • Fixed fatal error on config page when plugins could not be installed
  • Fixed a blank page which could happen on some hostings because of some strange apache configuration

Improvements

  • Added option to auto publish variants by default (yes by default now)
  • Added an option to hide/display the delete button of products during the checkout
  • USD is now published by default
  • Added check on currency status to fallback on default currency when current currency gets unpublished during the session on the front end

Languages

  • Spanish language partially translated
  • Dutch language partially translated

Features

  • Added terms and condition checkbox view on checkout workflow
  • Added product maximum quantity per order
  • Added minimum quantity and minimum shipping on manual shipping plugin
  • Bluepaid payment plugin

HikaShop 1.1.1

Release date : October, 17 2010

Bug fixes

  • Fixed javascript for characteristics switch on front end
  • Fixed breadcrumb some more
  • Fixed prices displayed twice on variantes display on front end
  • Correctly filter out unpublished categories on front end
  • Fixed mail sned function not working on user edit and order edit

Improvements

  • Keep category position on category selection listing on the product edition page
  • Added item id support on category and product search plugins

HikaShop 1.1.0

Release date : October, 15 2010

Bug fixes

  • Fixed error message on some pages when no file is uploaded on the back end
  • Fixed translation issue on modules on some configurations where the languages would be lost between the component and the modules
  • Products were not displaying on listings on the front end when "unit price" was selected
  • Fixed bug with PHP4 on the registration page which prevented states dropdown to be displayed
  • Products search plugin name corrected
  • Fixed breadcrumb for categories navigation which was not displaying the good categories in some cases
  • Pagination navigation fixed on front end
  • Fixed views disapearing randomly on the front end when using several modules/menus with different options because they were using the same session variables
  • Fixed SEF issue when a content menu was created from HikaShop and not with Joomla

Improvements

  • Assist the user when configuring the display of his content

New features

  • Integration with JomSocial
  • Integration with Community Builder

HikaShop 1.0.7

Release date : October, 13 2010

Bug fixes

  • Fixed display of price sorting dropdown
  • Fixed currency rate percentage fee field
  • When you had a menu category listing with an associated module displaying products synchronized, it could happen in some cases that the main category of the product module was used instead of the currently displayed category
  • On PHP4, when saving a module options by clicking on apply, the information on the screen was not updated properly
  • Fixed a regression appeared on 1.0.6 on categories and products ordering which broke the ordering when you didn't click on a category first before reordering items
  • Force the price minimum quantity to 0 when the user enters 1, as 1 can cause some display issues and both values means the same

Improvements

  • Improved address, shipping and payment selection on the checkout

HikaShop 1.0.6

Release date : October, 11 2010

Bug fixes

  • Fixed category saving which could make it invisible on the product listing
  • On some websites the modules translation strings were not loaded properly
  • Fixed ordering modifications on custom fields and banners
  • Fixed fatal error when creating a new content menu with hikashop instead of doing it with joomla
  • Fixed thank you page for authorize.net payment plugin

Improvements

  • Improved the behavior of the checkout when another payment or shipping option is selected and that the cart is displayed on the same step
  • Shipping method modification of orders in the back end has been improved for shipping methods other than the manual shipping method
  • Added a simplified registration option which removes the need for a password and username during the checkout on the commercial versions of HikaShop
  • Description field of images and files put under the image/file field to avoid people mistakenly trying to upload image in the description without filling the image field
  • Added an error message when people save an image/file without adding a file with the browse button
  • Changed table structure creation on install to be compatible with mysql >= 5.5
  • On the zones, orders, users, discounts listing, if you selected "display all" the system would load all the elements and might result in a crash when you have too much elements, like on the zone listing. We Added a check to set the display to 500 elements in that case so that it doesn't crash.
  • Added an error message when trying to delete a core custom field

New features

  • Possibility to force ssl use for checkout in the config (you need to have HTTPS activated on your server with a SSL certificate)
  • Australia Post shipping plugin added

HikaShop 1.0.5

Release date : October, 7 2010

Bug fixes

  • Fixed content menus listing bug which prevented the rows information to be displayed properly in some cases

Other

  • Files header changed on starter version to reflect GPL file header policy

HikaShop 1.0.4

Release date : October, 6 2010

Bug fixes

  • Fixed javascript bugs in the back end which prevented to manage product categories/related products/images/files/prices, zone childs and characteristic values on internet explorer

HikaShop 1.0.3

Release date : October, 5 2010

Bug fixes

  • Fixed bank transfer and check payment plugins default values and information display
  • Fixed category navigation on product listing on the back end
  • Fixed translation issue on hikashop type joomla menu item edit page
  • Removed product show page menus from the listing of content menu where it should not appear
  • Fixed saving of content modules options
  • Fixed translation on checkout end page when using bank transfer payment plugin
  • Fixed AcyMailing trigger integration plugin notices when published without AcyMailing installed
  • Fixed translation string on map widget

Improvements

  • Shorter price text on cart module
  • Improved breadcrumb handling
  • Multiple image display on product show page improved
  • Added pagination of product and category listings on front end
  • Added content module and content menu interaction
  • Message on back end plugins listing to explain that plugins need first to be edited before they appear on the front end
  • Ordering of payment plugins on front end improved and now uses the plugins joomla ordering

New features

  • Moneybookers payment plugin

HikaShop 1.0.2

Release date : October, 1 2010

Bug fixes

  • Fix for PHP 5.1.6 which prevented HikaShop to run or to be installed on a server with this version of PHP
  • Shipping prices before currency conversion on checkout page now displays properly
  • Fixed affiliate activation status on user profile on backend
  • Fixed save redirect error on affiliate program save on front end
  • Fixed fatal error when main currency changed in configuration
  • Payment log file path generation corrected
  • Fixed fatal error when displaying error message on folder not writable due to access right issues

Improvements

  • French language file mistakes fixed
  • Automatically fills the product code with the product name if code not provided
  • Add all joomla users to HikaShop on install ( it's a bit less confusing for users of HikaShop )
  • HikaShop menus added into the Joomla menu
  • Paypal payment plugin does not show up in the list of available payment options if the currency of the order is not in the list of paypal supported currencies
  • Now the explorer only shows the proper type of categories, so that it's less confusing.
  • Payment notification emails to admin now using a central address in the config
  • Payment notification emails to admin now have translated status

New features

  • Authorize.net payment plugin
  • Payment notification emails to customers
  • Comments on products are now possible for users on the front end via an integration with both jomComment and jComments
  • Catalogue mode option added to the configuration so that you can disable the "add to cart" button on the product page

HikaShop 1.0.1

Release date : September, 23 2010

  • Registration now handle the confirmation email which makes the checkout process smoother for the user as he is automatically logged in and redirected to the checkout when he clicks on the activation link of the email.
  • Behavior fixed when entering a non existant coupon
  • Reply-to email and name were not properly set in emails sent by HikaShop
  • The user password is now correctly added to the "account details" email which is sent when a user registers through HikaShop

HikaShop 1.0.0

Release date : September, 20 2010

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