With this release we continue to bring enhancements and additions to all the principle areas of the Dynamicweb system. More than 75 customer reported bugs have been fixed in the release resulting in an all-time low of registered issues.
Email Marketing has been enriched with the ability to create personalized emails and an abandoned cart functionality has been prepared where emails can be sent to all users that did not complete the checkout process. Recurring emails are now an option providing a flexible way to send out mails as users are added to groups. SmartSearch can now find users according to their actions: opened a mail, clicked a link, visited a page etc.
Multichannel publishing now gives the designer full control over the way a page is published. This can be used in product publishing feeds and in all other instances where specific output is needed from your website. Carts in multiple contexts has been introduced where several individual carts with separate content can be created on the same site. For multi-shop solutions languages and stock states can now be defined on each shop. For very large scale solutions we have introduced a back catalog option as known from the ERP space.
Social login is now a part of Dynamicweb 8.4 with the possibility to quickly login to sites using your favourite social channel credentials. The powerful Item Creator module is now in BETA enabling all sorts of interactions with the users of your website. Regarding the overall item structure a lot of enhancements has made it into this release: item custom icons, item custom URLs, single item publishing and much more.
An Integrated Customer Center module has been implemented designed for order management in NAV integration setups. Trace routes on connections now allows you to easily identify bottlenecks and problems between your site and the ERP system. Polish-up efforts continues in response to customer feedback.
Dynamicweb 8.4 requires Microsoft .NET 4.5.1 Framework to work. Before upgrading to Dynamicweb 8.4 make sure that the solution server has the .NET Framework 4.5.1 installed!