Release Date: October 6, 2020
Znode 9.6.1 release includes some new features, enhancements, and some minor bug fixes.
Default variant selection for configurable products
Provision to add products in bulk in Quick Order using paste mechanism
Provision to import Accounts from the Imports module.
Product SKU, Product Highlights, and Add To Wishlist option on product mini listings.
Global Attributes, Groups, and Families for single entities
Provision to import Account users through Customer Import.
Label Changes In Code
Labels of various keys, models, parameters, files, and methods are changed in the code.
Product Highlight Images
Highlight images will now be fetched from the images saved against product attribute Highlights on the product list page, search results page, product details page, and product widgets on the web store.
Global Attributes, Groups, and Families
Admin users will now have the ability to create global attributes and groups only for any one of the entities (Stores, Users, and Accounts). Also, they will be able to create global attribute families for any entities that will be added in the future.
[ZPD-8314] - Default Variant For Configurable Product
Shopper Experience / Administration
Admin users will now have the ability to select any one variant as the default variant for a configurable product from the Edit Product module. The default variant will then be selected on the product details page of the configurable product on the web store as the default selected variant.
The Display Order column for configurable product variants has been removed as it was of no use for configurable products.
Admin users can make any default variant as a non-default variant. When there are no default variants available, a default variant will be randomly selected on the product details page of the respective configurable product.
[ZPD-9156] - Provision To Add Products In Bulk In Quick Order
Customers (shoppers) will now have the ability to add products in bulk in Quick Order.
They can download the available spreadsheet template, prepare a list of products and the quantities they wish to purchase in the spreadsheet and paste the list in the Item Numbers text area, and then use the Add To Quick List button to add the products to the Quick Order section.
They can also manually add products and their respective quantities in the desired format in the Item Numbers text area and then use the Add To Quick List button to add the products to the Quick Order section.
[ZPD-11531/ZLMC-1414] - Account Imports
Administrators will now be able to import Accounts through the Import module from the admin application.
[ZPD-11925/ZLMC-1581] - Customizable Elasticsearch Library
The code for the Elasticsearch Library has been enhanced to allow users to customize the library as per the business requirements.
[ZPD-11187] - Product Mini Listing Enhancements
With this release, the following will be displayed on the product mini listings along with other details on the web store:
Product SKU, Product Highlights, and Add To Wishlist option on the product mini listings on the products list and search results page on the web store
Product SKU and Product Highlights will be displayed on the product mini listings on all the pages where the product widget gets displayed on the web store.
[ZPD-11917] - Global Attribute, Groups, And Families Enhancements
A Global Attribute Family structure is introduced to allow admin users to create Global Attribute Families for any new entities that will be added in the future.
Also, a new field, column, and filter shortcut for Entity Type is introduced for global attributes, groups, and families, so that Admin users can create and view global attributes, groups, and families for required entities only.
This enhancement will allow users to use the same global attributes, groups, and families for any new entity which will be introduced in the future.
[ZPD-11610] - Catalog Code For Catalogs
A new field Catalog Code is introduced for catalogs so that catalogs can be identified directly using the unique value saved for the Catalog Code field against catalogs.
[ZPD-11501/ZLMC-1520] - Account Code For Accounts
A new field Account Code is introduced for accounts so that accounts can be identified directly using the unique value saved for the Account Code field against accounts.
[ZPD-11804] - Voucher Expiration Reminder Email (In Days) Settings
With this release, it will be optional for the admin users to save a value for the Voucher Expiration Reminder Email (In Days) setting for Accounts.
When no value is saved against the Voucher Expiration Reminder Email (In Days) setting, the application will consider the value saved against the Voucher Expiration Reminder Email (In Days) setting for the Store to send voucher expiration reminder emails to customers.
[ZPD-10686/ZLMC-1414] - Associate Accounts to Customers Through Customer Import
Admin users will now have the ability to import Account users (i.e customers belonging to Accounts) through Customer Import. They will also be able to import Department and Role Name details for the respective associated Accounts.
[ZPD-11230] - Support For Amazon Pay and PayPal Express For Quotes
Shopper Experience / Administration
Customers and admin users will now have the ability to use Amazon Pay and PayPal Express to convert Quotes to respective Orders.
[ZPD-11186] - Apply Vouchers While Creating Orders From Admin Application
Admin users will now be able to apply multiple vouchers while creating orders from the admin application.
[ZPD-12061] - Znode Security Enhancements
Encryption is introduced for Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) to prevent XSS vulnerabilities.
[ZPD-11733/ZLMC-1551] - Catalog Filter Shortcut Enhancement
An All Products option and All Categories option are added in the Catalog filter shortcut for Products and Categories list pages respectively.
When these options are selected, the list page will display results irrespective of any Catalog association.
Important: All Catalogs option has been removed from the Catalog filter shortcut from the Products and Categories list pages.
[ZPD-11486/ZLMC-1514] - Web Store - A blank page used to get displayed when the catalog for the user account changes after login for certain scenarios.
[ZPD-11486] - Web Store - Enable Cart Redirect setting was not working.
[ZPD-11909/ZLMC-1582] - Web Store - Non-square size images were not getting displayed properly on the web store.
[ZPD-11972/ZLMC-1589] - Web Store - The category panel was not getting displayed properly on the mobile devices for Maxwell’s Hardware theme.
[ZPD-12086] - Web Store - After personalizing, Artifi products were not getting added to the cart.
[ZPD-12145] - Web Store - The thumbnail images of Artifi products were not displaying customizations after they were added to the cart
[ZPD-12140/ZLMC-1623] - Web Store - Account users were not able to switch addresses from the Checkout page.
[ZPD-11461] - Web Store - Incorrect product count was getting displayed on the Order Templates list page
[ZPD-11540] - Admin - A validation message was getting displayed when more than a maximum quantity was added to the cart for placing a Quote request.
[ZPD-11623] - Web Store - On changing the value of Products Per Page for the Vouchers list page, the web page was getting frozen.
[ZPD-11773] - Admin - Publish Status was not getting updated when blogs or news pages were published.
[ZPD-11777] - Web Store - When the SEO URL was used, the comments section did not use to get displayed on the Blogs/News details page on the web store.
[ZPD-11800/ZLMC-1566] - Web Store - Register link for PLP product mini listings was not working.
[ZPD-11842] - Web Store - PLP product mini listings were displaying "Out of Stock" when only the default warehouse’s inventory was 0.
[ZPD-11903] - Admin - While creating an order, users were able to proceed to the next tab without selecting the shipping method.
[ZPD-12124] - Web Store - Price was not getting displayed for Artifi products while editing the design.
[ZPD-12198/ZLMC-1654] - Web Store - Price was getting displayed for Artifi products even after the Login To See Pricing setting was off.
[ZPD-12276/ZLMC-1676] - Web Store - Images whose names include “&” were not getting displayed on the web store.
[ZPD-12283/ZLMC-1679] - Admin - Products whose SKUs include underscore were not getting associated with Store Experience.
[ZPD-12397/ZLMC-1703] - Web Store - PayFlow gateway was throwing an error when Quote was converted to Order.
[ZPD-12510] - Admin & Web Store - After publishing a configurable product, duplicate products were getting displayed on the web store.
[ZPD-12515/ZLMC-1715] - Web Store - Incorrect labels were added for different footer sections.