In addition to Pending orders being colored yellow, Cancelled orders now show in red and Ready orders show in blue.
Orders can now be set to "Ready for Delivery". This status sends an email to your customer asking them to schedule delivery.
You can now enable a pop-up window to new visitors to your site, prompting them to sign up for your Email Marketing campaigns. You can also attach a key-based promotion to this pop-up, which will email your customer a link to activate the promotion after signing up.
You can now configure your website to use insure packages and include that charge in the rates provided to customers. Previously, this setting was always on.
You can now create a Customer in your Admin Area.
Our Admin Area will now show a warning if you're working with an uncategorized Product, reminding you to categorize it in order to list it for sale.
Consumers can now re-use credit cards during checkout. They will no longer have to enter their card number and expiration date, just their CID code. Cards remain reusable for up to ten months. This method is fully PCI compliant and no sensitive card data is stored in Bottlenose.
Basic and eCommerce merchants can now create a Welcome Message to show consumers, which will display beneath the slideshow on the home page. Look for it under Admin > Content > Assets.
We have created a separate Asset for your Return Policy, which is also editable under Admin > Content > Assets.
Consumers can now add notes or special instructions to Pick Up orders during checkout.
Consumers not receive a pop-up notification when they visit the URL of a key-based promotion. This notification shows the name and the description of the promotion they have activated.
Following best practices for eCommerce, consumers can now click "Pick Up at Store" right in the Shopping Cart, which highlights this option before checkout.
We have optimized the checkout experience to occupy less space and be more responsive to the consumer.
Basic and eCommerce merchants now have a mini-calendar on the front page, which shows the next 3 upcoming events in your Calendar.
Bottlenose has created a status dashboard you can use to monitor the health of the Bottlenose platform at https://status.bottlenose.wine. You can visit this site if you are concerned about a potential outage. Bottlenose will update this page with any incident reports or issues that may be affecting the availability and performance of our platform. You can also subscribe to receive alerts and updates as they happen.
We have created a friendly page to users when they encounter a 503 error, as opposed to a blank page.
Bottlenose can now included required deposits on Products. Deposits will be shown as a separate amount on Product detail pages and during checkout.
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