New features and improvements included in Dynamicweb 8.2

Release: 27/11-2012
 
Check 8.2 Release notes before upgrade.

CMS

  • Ignore page in subpage url names

    Area: Customized URLs
    Description:
    An option has been added that allows URLs to be trimmed by ignoring the parent page part of the URL in the subpage URL.

    Version: 8.2.0.0
  • Tags for image create and last write time

    Area: Gallery
    Description:
    New tags has been added that allows you to output the creation date of an image (Image.CreationTime) as well as the last write time (Image.LastWriteTime).

    Version: 8.2.0.0
  • Create item page

    Area: Items
    Description:
    The list of page types (when you create a new page) is now extended to show the available item types too. If there are restrictions on the item type then the item type is not available on the list if the item isn´t allowed to be used for the specific website or the specific subpage.

    Version: 8.2.0.0
  • Edit item on pages

    Area: Items
    Description:
    Items can be edited directly on page

    Version: 8.2.0.0
  • Item publishing module

    Area: Items
    Description:
    If you don't want to go all in with item based content you can utilize the ItemPublisher module

    Version: 8.2.0.0
  • Item type management

    Area: Items
    Description:
    Create and and manage item types in the Management center.

    Version: 8.2.0.0
  • Optimize navigation XML

    Area: Templates
    Description:
    New checkbox in Management Center: Optimize Navigation XML This removes all the old stylesheets fluff from xml leaving only what's necessary for designs and layouts

    Version: 8.2.0.0
  • Column selector for the user list

    Area: User Management
    Description:
    It is now possible to customize the displayed columns in the user list in User Management.

    Version: 8.2.0.0

eCommerce

  • Currency loop

    Area: Currency
    Description:
    Implemented a new loop for page templates. It´s a currency loop that lists all currencies on the site.

    Version: 8.2.0.0
  • Default focus on eCommerce forms

    Area: GUI
    Description:
    Default focus have been improved in the ecommerce section. Now the top field will in general take focus when creating new and editing existing items (products, groups, etc.) allowing the user to start typing or editing right away.

    Version: 8.2.0.0
  • Sorting of payment and delivery methods

    Area: Payment
    Description:
    Drag and drop sorting of payments and delivery methods can now be performed in the backend giving direct control of the order they appear in during the checkout process.

    Version: 8.2.0.0
  • Add all countries functionality

    Area: Payment
    Description:
    A possibility to select and activate all country fees on a payment has been implemented.

    Version: 8.2.0.0
  • Activate products on multiple language versions on create

    Area: Product Catalog
    Description:
    It is now possible to localize multiple products. After a selection press the localize icon and a dialog appears asking whether the localized products should be deactivated (until the relevant translations are made).

    Version: 8.2.0.0
  • Product number in the Related products pop-up

    Area: Related Products
    Description:
    An option has been included to show the product number in the product selector. Enable this in the management center under the ecommerce -> advanced -> general node.

    Version: 8.2.0.0
  • Integration with PostDK (shipping)

    Area: Shipping
    Description:
    Shipping documents for Post Danmark can be generated from backend with the Post Danmark provider - requires 3rd party account

    Version: 8.2.0.0
  • Integration with GLS (shipping)

    Area: Shipping
    Description:
    A GLS shipping provider has been added that allows you to choose a packetshop for delivery during checkout and create shipping documents from backend (requires 3rd party program)

    Version: 8.2.0.0
  • Consolidated taxes (Accumulation of product taxes)

    Area: Taxes
    Description:
    A setting in the Management Center under Ecommerce -> Advanced -> General now allows you to determine whtether taxes should be collapsed/accumulated when viewing the order in the eCommerce administration.

    Version: 8.2.0.0
  • AvaTax Test Connection button

    Area: Taxes\Avalara
    Description:
    Implemented an AvaTax Test Connection button that tests the connection to the AvaTax service and verifies AvaTax credentials.

    Version: 8.2.0.0
  • Address validation functionality

    Area: Taxes\Avalara
    Description:
    Implemented an Address validation for the Avalara tax provider so that customers that are proceeding through the checkout sequence get their billing and delivery addresses validated. In Management Center in eCommerce settings - Orders you can setup the address validation with your Avalara account settings. In the paragraph settings for your shopping cart v2, you can select the InformationAddressValidation.html template that contains the code for the address validation.

    Version: 8.2.0.0

Integration

  • Test

    Area: AX Integration
    Description:
    test feature

    Version: 8.2.0.0
  • Integrated security on SQL Provider

    Area: Data Integration
    Description:
    It's now possible to use connection string or integrated security with the Data Integration SQL Provider

    Version: 8.2.0.0
  • Better error messages

    Area: Data Integration
    Description:
    Better error messages has been introduced in places where the Data Integration import or export fails for whatever reason.

    Version: 8.2.0.0
  • SQL Provider support for views

    Area: Data Integration
    Description:
    It's now possible to import data from SQL server views by using the provider SQL Server with Views (or Dynamicweb with Views provider)

    Version: 8.2.0.0
  • Stop On Fail (jobrunner)

    Area: Data Integration
    Description:
    Running a list of jobs remotely now accepts an argument to stop after the first job fails

    Version: 8.2.0.0

Online Marketing Center

  • Make a "visits by profile" standard report

    Area: Reporting
    Description:
    A standard report has been included in the Online Marketing Center showing the visitors according to the recorded primary profile.

    Version: 8.2.0.0

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