Amasty extensions updates – October 2016

October updates

This month, we have updated quite a bunch of Amasty extensions. In particular, Improved Layered Navigation for M1 and M2 and Product Labels for M1 received some new exciting features. Read on to see the details.

Magento 1

Improved Layered Navigation 3.0.1

  • `Dropdown Multiselect` display type was added

Dropdown multiselect feature

  • Option to `Duplicate` Page in the admin area was added
  • Now you can apply filters one by one or select multiple filters and then click the Apply button

New filters feature

  • Sorting of numeric filter options was improved
  • Improvements for filters when used together with Landing Pages extension were added
  • Better compatibility with Magento visual swatches was implemented
  • Minor fixes: JS in responsive theme, compilation, positions in URL, cache for featured options
  • Minor performance improvements were added

Product Labels 4.0.1

  • New backend interface and usability updates were implemented
  • Live Preview of the labels in the backend was added

Preview labels on backend

  • New label types now allow admin users to choose shapes and color of the labels

Select shape and color of the label

  • Fresh labels pack was added

New labels pack

  • Variables for the special price time and for the product stock were added
  • New condition ‘Display if stock is lower than’ for the low stock items was added
  • Duplicate label action and Change Status mass action are now available
  • Possibility to add text without images as label was added
  • The issue with position of the product label for non-automatic mode was fixed

Google Rich Snippets 1.4.0

  • Better compatibility with Improved Layered Navigation extension was added
  • New setting to display availability snippet (is available or not) was added
  • Minor improvements for better compatibility with locale settings were added
  • Mechanism of integration was completely revamped. Now extension has better integration with all the custom themes.
  • Unnecessary settings were removed, due to the new integration workflow
  • A new option to display item condition was added
  • A new option to display configurable product as a list of offers for simple products was added

Landing Pages 1.9.0

  • The code for category rules was updated
  • A fix for configurable products and flat catalog option was added
  • Possibility to include/exclude attributes used for landing page creation to/from the list of the layered navigation filters (if Improved Layered Navigation extension is installed) was added

Loyalty Program 1.9.2Special Promotions 1.9.2,  Special Promotions Pro 1.9.1

  • Sample rules for the first time installation were added
  • Warnings about wrong condition usage were added
  • The issue with discount breakdown display was fixed

Extended Product Grid with Editor 4.12.17

  • Templates switcher for single store mode was added
  • Date format now uses locale settings
  • Option to show products from child categories for category filter was added

One Step Checkout 3.0.0

  • New feature: Google Address Autocomplete API implemented
  • New feature: Auto log in for existing customers (by email) was added
  • Usability improvements were added

Auto Add Promo Items 2 2.3.12

  • Hints for attributes usage were added
  • Warnings about possible wrong configuration were added

Order Attributes 3.4.0

  • Radio buttons can be required fields now
  • New feature: Ability to edit order attributes on frontend was added

Promo Banners 1.2.2

  • Banners are now responsive, can change their size with resizing screen on responsive themes
  • A number of general fixes and improvements were added

Gift Wrap 1.3.0

  • Code refactoring was performed
  • Comprehensive tax settings for gift wrap items were added

Out Of Stock Notifications 1.5.3

  • Now you can show alerts tab in customer account only when product alerts are enabled

Gift Registry 1.1.0

  • Option to hide purchased products (with selected order statuses) from the registry was added

Color Swatches Pro 3.13.1

  • Compatibility with Magento 1.9.3.0 was added

Shipping Table Rates 2.3.2

  • Compatibility with Magento 1.4.х version was added

Magento 2

Magento 2 Improved Layered Navigation 1.9.0

  • Ability to add Brands Slider to All Brands page, any CMS Page or static block by inserting the embedded code or adding a widget was added

Brands slider

Add a brand slider where you want to

  • Ability to add Layered Navigation to Home or any CMS Page was added
  • Breadcrumbs for “all-products” and Brand pages were added
  • Sorting of numeric filter options was improved
  • Flexible canonical URL modes for the category pages and “all-product” page were added
  • SEO URL feature supports store codes as well as the installation into a sub-directory now
  • Minor fixes related to the tooltip image uploading and performance optimization were added
  • Compatibility with Amasty AJAX/Infinite Scroll was added
  • Issue with categories with just 1 product was fixed
  • Templates modification for PHP syntax was added
  • Minor fixes related to From-To Widget, Price Slider and performance
  • Incorrect Canonical Tag at “all-products” and Brand pages was removed

Magento 2 AJAX Shopping Cart 1.2.0

  • New feature: Ability to show images of configurable’s child products in popup window
  • Issue with the PayPal button was fixed
  • Updated i18n data

Magento 2 Customer Attributes 1.0.5

  • Bugfix for “Customer Group” attribute type was applied
  • A button to refresh Customer Group Options was added

Magento 2 Extra Fee 1.1.1

  • Installation script has been updated
  • Totals calculation order has been improved

Magento 2 Promo Banners 1.0.1

  • Possibility to display banners among products was added
  • A number of general improvements was added

Magento 2 Shipping Rules 1.1.1

  • New backorder condition was added: Backorders only / Non-backorders / All orders
  • The code is now organized according to the new Magento standards

Magento 2 Product Parts Finder 1.0.5

  • The code is now organized according to the new Magento standards
  • The ability to show finder on any page was added

Magento 2 Efficient Order Export 1.1.2

  • Ability to modify sender email for export type “By Email” was added

Magento 2 Order Attributes 1.1.2

  • Compatibility with Magento 2.1.2 was added

Minor updates and fixes

  • AJAX Reviews 1.3.2
  • Store Locator 1.4.4
  • AJAX Scroll 1.0.10
  • Configurable Preselect 1.1.6
  • Abandoned Cart Emails 1.11.18
  • Unique Product Url 1.1.1
  • Survey 1.4.1
  • Gift Card 1.1.5
  • Efficient Order Export 2.8.5
  • Customer Group Catalog 2.3.2
  • Magento 2 Abandoned Cart Email 1.0.2
  • Magento 2 Shipping Restrictions 1.0.4
  • Magento 2 Admin Actions Log 1.0.2
  • Magento 2 Product Attachments 1.0.5
  • Magento 2 Pre Order 1.0.3
  • Magento 2 Free Gift 1.0.6

How to get the updates?

You can easily download the updated extensions in your account.

If you have any questions regarding module updates, please submit a ticket here, and we’ll quickly help you out.

See previous updates

Ksenia Dobreva

Ksenia Dobreva

Ksenia is a devoted marketer with special love to blogging. She believes that content with several pinches of SEO and social can be a brilliant daily special. When she’s not working on Amasty updates and blog posts, Ksenia runs a blog on movies and books and helps animal shelters.

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7 Responses

  1. Tomek says:

    Why Customer Attributes is not compatible with Special Promotions Pro? why customer data filled with this extension cannot be used in promo rules? this is huge opportunity for every ecommerce store, but right now its not possible to use it. any options to tune those extensions?

    • Ksenia Dobreva Ksenia Dobreva says:

      Hey Tomek,

      thanks for asking, and I’m willing to help you with this concern. In fact, the extensions should be compatible (I don’t know if you’re talking about M1 or M2, but both variants should work fine). Could you please point out the exact moments when you’re experiencing troubles with?

      • Tomek says:

        Hi. I don’t know if you understand me. Both extensions works together. But attributes created with Customer Attributes are not available through Special Promotions Pro – and it is a great opportuninty to give discount and promotions for custom customer attributes. If you have both extensions, why not to make them working together? There is not such bundle on Magento market – where store merchant could give special promotions using customer attributes (example: user filled its customer profile with Customer Attributes (like Adidas shoes, only Pink) > Special Promotions Pro could give him discount for his personalized needs. Please forward it devs. thanks

        • Ksenia Dobreva Ksenia Dobreva says:

          Dear Tomek,

          again, these attributes should be available through Special Promotions Pro.

          Here they are: http://prnt.sc/d8tsv0

          Please let me know if you managed to see the same picture on your store.

          • Tomek says:

            Sorry for confusion. My mistake. I was thinking about Customer Attributes + Amasty Segments (Follow Up extension). and this is a problem – because segments should be built for such purposes. to later use it in follow ups. Any options to add this feature? its really important. Special Promotions Pro are doing great with Customer Attributes – but they work only in the cart. while Segments + Follow up extension works for “offline” customers who are 99.9% of customer base….

            • Ksenia Dobreva Ksenia Dobreva says:

              Dear Tomek,

              thanks for explaining all this and paying attention to the details, feedback like this really helps us improve the products.

              The feature was added to the roadmap and will be implemented in the next update. I’m sorry I can’t provide you with the exact time frames here, but it’s on the list and will be added in the near future.

              Again, thanks for letting us know!

              • Tomek says:

                Thanks for this good news. Looking forward for this release. BTW: you have great Abandoned Carts extension – it lacks one huge feature: exit-intent with Save Cart feature…. it would be really important feature – especially there is only Nosto for Magento with similar feature – but they miss “popup sensivity” and takes 4% from each order.

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