This release contains a number of additions and improvements to existing functionality but also includes a couple of new strong features. More than 40 bugs have been fixed and Ecommerce performance has been tuned to support large scale solutions.
Email Marketing has received various extensions to the way statistics are presented, preheaders are now available and several user tags have been added. The Lead Tool has been strengthened with a number of new filter options for sorting out relevant leads. Campaigns (actions on events) is still in early beta and we encourage everyone interested to try it out and provide us with feedback. Social Media publish now support posting directly from a page making the workflow easier for the backend user.
A main goal reached by this service release has been to achieve Ecommerce performance gains for large scale solutions with 1,000,000 products. Upcoming releases will continue down this line. To facilitate sales account management Impersonation has been added allowing defined users to login and place orders on behalf of others. PayPal is now a supported payment gateway.
Within Content Management we continue to improve and enhance the experience of working with items. This includes context sensitive default values and simplified item restrictions. The provider based editors and Razor template support introduced in Dynamicweb 8.3 have also been a focus area for follow-up and bug fixing.
The Integration Framework continues to aim for stability while incorporating suggestions and requests from partners and customers.