Recent Updates (24 October 2016)

Version 2.9.5 (24 october 2016)

  • storeblog
    Add a Store Blog directly on your store
  • stripe integration
    Add Stripe Checkout to your store
  • new currencies added
    Select from a number of new currencies

 

Version 2.9.4 (18 april 2016)

  • payumoney
    Add PayUMoney to your store
  • Refer a friend
    Manage your affiliate account directly from your Control Panel
  • Sub domain names
    Select from a number of sub-domains for your store
  • Share this icons
    Add Share This Icons to your store

 

Version 2.9.3 (2 SEPTEMBER 2015)

  • local timezone
    Set your store to your local timezone.
  • streamlined account management
    Improvements to the card management system.
  • Save designs
    Save current design and switch to new designs.
  • live store hits
    View live store and platform hits data.

Version 2.9.2 (21 APRIL 2015)

  • Fedex Integration
    Realtime shipping quotes from Fedex.
  • cloud migration
    Migrated to bigger & faster servers in the cloud.
  • Support Ticket Attachments
    Send attachments with Support Tickets.
  • Drag and Drop Page Order
    Change the order of pages by dragging them into position.

Version 2.9.1 (25 NOVEMBER 2014)

  • age verification
    Add an age verification pop up message to store
  • NEWSLETTER SIGN UP
    Add a Newsletter Sign Up Form to store
  • GOOGLE MAPS
    Add a Google Map to contact page
  • instagram
    Add an Instagram Gallery Page

Version 2.8.11 (31 October 2014)

  • UPS INTEGRATION
    Retrieve real-time quotes from UPS
  • order tracking
    Keep customers up to date with the progress of their orders by sending them tracking information.
  • realtime search engine feedback
    see which Spiders are visiting your store.

Version 2.8.10 (29 september 2014)

  • product option images
    Add images to product images.
  • Product Feeds
    Product Feeds for

  • Amazon Product Ads
    Bing
    The Find
    Shopzilla
    Shopping.com
    Bing Europe
    Proce Grabber

Version 2.8.9 (18 august 2014)

  • Abandoned cart data
    See which customers have abandoned their cart
  • multiple language packs
    Add mulitple language packs to store.
  • social media icons
    Automatically inject social media icons into design.

Version 2.8.8 (17 July 2014)

  • theme editor
    Make realtime design changes
  • text editor
    New text editor added
  • Sales graphs
    Sales Graphs added

 

Version 2.8.7 (22 June 2014)

  • product groups
    Create product groups with associated actions
  • print orders in bulk
    One click printing of multiple orders

 

Version 2.8.5 (31 October 2013)

  • Home Screen Live Tiles
    View store information on the homepage via the new fluid live tiles system

  • Image Editor
    Edit your images directly within the Control Panel

  • SSL Certificate Options
    Enable Shared SSL Certificate

  • Social Media Furthered Integration
    Post on social media pages when saving a product

  • Sold Out Sticker Overlay
    Inform customers of sold out items with a Sold Out Sticker Overlay


Version 2.8.4 (29 August 2013)

  • Twitter Page
    Send tweets directly from your FreeWebstore Control Panel

  • Export Images
    Export all your images from your store via the control panel

  • Product Feeds
    Product Feeds for

  • Amazon Product Ads
    Bing
    The Find
    Shopzilla
    Shopping.com
    Bing Europe
    Proce Grabber

Version 2.8.3 (18 July 2013)

  • Advanced CSS
    Advanced CSS feature gives you unlimited control over the look and feel of your store.

  • FreeWebstore API
    Limitless integration possibilities with our API. You can now request your API key from your FreeWebstore Control Panel.

  • Customer Type on Orders
    You can now distinguish between Guests and Customer Account holders on your orders

  • Manage Stock
    New and improved stock reports & inline editing

  • Starred Orders
    Mark orders with an eye-catching "Star" within the Ecommerce > View Orders section of your FreeWebstore Control Panel

Version 2.8.2 (17 June 2013)

  • Slideshow Generator
    Create and add your own animated slideshow to your store using your own images and text.

  • Header Display Mode
    Set header to visible or hidden.

  • Checkout Images
    Add your own checkout images

  • Public Language Packs
    Danish, French & Italian Language packs added

Version 2.8.1 (22 May 2013)

  • Checkout Return Pages
    Checkout return Pages Added for :
    SagePay
    Authorize.net
    TotalWebSolutions
    Eway
    MyGate.co.za
    CCAvenue.in
    PaymentSense
    Ideal (Mollie.nl)
    More to follow


  • Google Order Confirmation Script Added
    You can enter conversion tracking code via the Marketing > Google Tools > Order Conversion Tracking section

  • Charset Customisation Option Added
    You can now change the character set via the Settings > Store Settings section.

Version 2.8.0 (8 October 2012)

  • Add Products to Facebook
    You can use our Facebook StoreFront app to list your products directly within a Facebook Page. For more information, please see the Marketing > Social Media > Facebook StoreFront section of your control panel.

  • New EPDQ Version
    We have integrated with the new version of the EPDQ payment method. Once the payment method has been enabled in the Ecommerce > Checkouts section, you can use the tabs to switch between the old and new versions.

Version 2.7.6 (21 August 2012)

  • New Social Media Section
    We have added a system to allow you to post directly to your Facebook and Twitter pages via the new Marketing > Social Media section of the control panel.

  • New Orders Tab
    While in the Ecommerce > View Orders section of your control panel, a "New" tab will be shown above the Order List if you have received any new orders.

Version 2.7.5 (9 August 2012)

  • Twenga Product Feed
    We now provide a data feed that allows you to upload your products to Twenga, a shopping comparison website. For more information, please see the Marketing > Product Feeds section of your control panel.

  • Help Video Captions
    All of our help videos now include Closed Captions or Subtitles. These can be enabled using the toolbar at the bottom of the YouTube video player: http://www.youtube.com/user/freewebstore.

Version 2.7.4 (5 July 2012)

  • New Payment Method: Barclays EPDQ
    We have integrated a new payment method: Barclays EPDQ. You can enable this payment method via the Ecommerce > Checkouts section of your control panel.

  • Image Search
    You can now search your images by name in the Manage > Images section of the control panel.

  • Support Section Updates
    Following on from the launch of our new Help site, we have carried out a few updates to the Support section of the control panel.

Version 2.7.3 (1 June 2012)

  • New Help Website
    We have launched the new version of our help website at help.freewebstore.org.

  • New Payment Methods: Mollie/iDeal and PaymentSense
    We have integrated two new payment methods: Mollie/iDeal and PaymentSense. You can enable these payment methods via the Ecommerce > Checkouts section of your control panel.

  • Import/Export Suppliers
    You can now import and export Supplier information. For more information, please see the following help guide: help.freewebstore.org/guide/what-data-can-be-imported

Version 2.7.2 (16 May 2012)

  • New Payment Method: CCAvenue
    We have integrated a new payment method: CCAvenue. You can enable this payment method via the Ecommerce > Checkouts section of your control panel.

  • Arrange Customer Reviews
    You can now use the Marketing > Customer Reviews section of your control panel to set the order in which you would like the Customer Reviews to be displayed on your product Details pages.

  • Order Details Update
    When viewing the full details of an order in the Ecommerce > View Orders section, if a Coupon Code has been used by the customer, the Coupon Description will now be shown in the Order Notes panel at the bottom of the page. Also, if applicable, we now clearly list the customer's Registered PayPal Address in a separate red panel below the other address details.

  • Design Updates
    We have also improved the design in various sections of the control panel.

Version 2.7.1 (2 May 2012)

  • Footer Banner Region
    We have added an additional customisable Banner region to the Design > Customise Design > Banners section of the control panel. All store designs now have access to a Footer Banner region.

  • Rename Postage Rule
    You can now rename your Postage Rules in the Manage > Postage section. Just click on the pencil icon to the right of the name.

Version 2.7.0 (26 April 2012)

  • Non-Product Page Custom URLs
    You can now set a Custom URL for all of your non-product pages. To do this, use the "Settings" link next to any page in the Manage > Pages section.

  • New Currencies Supported
    We now support Jordanian dinar (JOD) and Moroccan dirham (MAD) currencies.

  • MyGate.co.za Payment Method Integrated
    We have integrate a new payment method, MyGate.co.za. You can activate this payment method via the Ecommerce > Checkouts section of your control panel.

  • Additional Importable Product Data
    The Import/Export > Import Products section can now be used to import Wholesale Price and various Google Shopping Attributes. For more information, please see http://help.freewebstore.org/control-panel-help-guides.php?id=518

  • Import/Export Translations
    You can now quickly update all of your translations via a spreadsheet. For more information, please see the Design > Translate section of your control panel.

  • Search Orders by Customer Name
    We have added a Search by Customer Name option to the Ecommerce > View Orders section.

  • Search Coupons by Code
    We have added a Search by Coupon Code option to the Marketing > Coupons & Vouchers section.

  • Supplier Notes
    If you have the Manage > Suppliers section enabled, you can now add Notes to each supplier for your own administration purposes.

  • Checkout Form Linked Products
    If you have the Manage > Checkout Forms section enabled, you can now easily view all products associated with a particular Checkout Form.

  • Post-Save Page Update
    After saving a product, you will now see a new option which allows you to preview the product on your store.

  • Various Design Changes
    We have carried out a few minor design improvements to various elements of the control panel.

Version 2.6.5 (9 March 2012)

  • Server Upgrades
    We are in the process of upgrading our entire range of servers to use the power of cloud computing, enhancing overall load speeds throughout the world. This is an ongoing process that should be completed within the next month.

  • Customer Delivery Addresses
    Previously, if a customer's Delivery Address matched the Billing Address, we simply entered "Same as Billing" in its place, both in the Ecommerce > View Orders section of your control panel and on your invoices. To avoid any confusion, we have updated this so that the Delivery Address is now always shown, even if it exactly matches the Billing Address.

  • Help Videos Updated
    We have continued to launch more and more help videos on our new YouTube Channel. You can view them all at http://www.youtube.com/user/freewebstore.

Version 2.6.4 (3 February 2012)

  • Help Video Updates
    We have started to roll out our new range of help videos. All of the videos can be viewed on our new YouTube channel, and we plan to add more and more over the coming weeks.

  • Import Custom URLs
    You can now include Custom URLs for your products when carrying out an import in the Import/Export > Import Products section.

Version 2.6.3 (6 January 2012)

  • Import Coupons
    You can now easily create multiple Coupon Codes at once via the Import/Export > Import Coupons section of your control panel.

  • Custom URLs for products and categories
    You can now set a Custom URL for any product or category page on your store. For product pages, please edit a product and see the "Search Engine Optimisation" panel. For categories, visit the Manage > Categories section, select a category, and then click the "Set Custom URL" button. We will also allow Custom URLs for non-product pages in the near future.

Version 2.6.2 (6 December 2011)

  • Post-Save Page
    After saving a product in the Manage > Products section, you will now be taken to an intermediary page asking what you would like to do next, such as adding a brand new product or copying the previous product.

  • Return URL for Google Checkout
    You can now set a Return URL that customers will be returned to after paying for an order through Google Checkout. This URL can be set in the Ecommerce > Checkouts section.

  • Coupons & Vouchers Update
    The Marketing > Coupons & Vouchers section has been upgraded to include tabs above the coupon list that allow you to easily view different types of coupons, based on their status.

Version 2.6.1 (2 November 2011)

  • New Invoice Designs
    We have redeveloped the Settings > Ecommerce Settings > Invoice Settings section to add several new invoice designs.

  • Coupons & Vouchers Updates
    A few additional options have been added to coupons created in the Marketing > Coupons & Vouchers section. You can now set an Expiry Date for your coupons, as well as create one-time-use coupons that will be automatically disabled after use.