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June 30, 2021

Magento 2 2.22.0

The New

  • Custom order notes are now supported using the field customer_note. Agents can access this field on the order from the Magento dashboard.
  • A new endpoint for fetching product inventory is now available.
  • Merchants can now choose to sync orders between Bolt and Magento post-purchase; reach out to your Customer Success Manager to activate this feature.
  • The M2 plugin now supports the Magecomp Extra Fee extension.

The Improved

  • We’ve improved page loading speed by selectively postponing when connect.js is loaded.

The Bug Fixes

  • Resolved issue where billing addresses were considered invalid if they were created or changed on a native checkout page.
  • Resolved issue where shoppers could occasionally get stuck on a loading screen during the Payment step based on the payment processor used by the merchant.
  • Resolved issue where tax calculations would error out when the shopper’s cart contained virtual goods and the merchant was using split shipping and tax endpoints.
  • Resolved issue where calculating taxes on a cart threw the following error: Unprocessable Entity: No such entity with cartId = ###.
  • Resolved issue where Bolt’s V2 Checkout Button did not load correctly from the minicart.
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June 28, 2021

GA: Late June Roundup

The New

  • Checkout Modal: Merchants now have the option to customize the copy of the account registration checkbox for Bolt accounts created from their storefronts.
  • Checkout Modal: Merchants now have the option to hide the bulleted list of value propositions beneath the account registration checkbox.
  • Checkout Modal: The Bolt Checkout modal now supports using a custom text field. This enables merchants to provide extra content, such as unique Terms & Conditions, to the checkout experience.
  • Checkout Modal: The Guest Checkout flow now supports all of the following custom fields during the Shipping step:
    • dropdowns
    • checkboxes
    • text fields
  • Checkout Modal: Merchants now have the option to move Bolt’s Terms & Conditions above the Pay button in the Bolt Checkout modal.

The Improved

  • Checkout Modal: Bolt’s Terms & Conditions that are displayed in the Checkout modal have been updated.
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June 9, 2021

GA: Early June Roundup

The New

  • Disputes Dashboard: Merchants can now view their disputes easily from the Bolt Merchant Dashboard and understand when the next required action must be taken.
  • Dispute Statements: Merchants can now download a .CSV file of their active disputes as a monthly statement that is aggregated daily. For a list of all detail fields included, see how Dispute Statements reference article.

The Improved

  • API Resources: We’ve moved our API reference resources underneath the Developers section to consolidate the links on the main help center navigation.
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May 31, 2021

GA: May Roundup

  • SSO Commerce: Merchants can now enable a single-sign on experience for shoppers who are part of the Bolt Network (by having Bolt Accounts). This allows shoppers to quickly access member portals to check orders and receive promotional benefits while seamlessly linking a user’s local store account to their network account. SSO Commerce utilizes the same OTP login experience as our standard Bolt Account.
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May 12, 2021

Magento 2 2.21.2

The New

The Improved

  • Changes to product quantity in the cart have been improved to better handle scenarios where the shopper exits checkout before completion.
  • Improved calculations for the amount, shipping, and tax totals for Mage World RewardPoints.
  • Invoice printouts now include the payment processor, card type, and the card’s last 4 digits.

The Bug Fixes

  • Merchants with multiple storefronts no longer have to refresh their page for the correct publishable key to load while placing backoffice orders in the M2 console.
  • Orders no longer occasionally move back to a Pending Payment status after a successful payment hook response.
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April 21, 2021

WooCommerce 2.14.1

The Bug Fixes

  • Resolved an issue where shoppers were unable to add or remove YITH gift cards.
  • Improved compatibility with third party modules by verifying that the WC()->session is properly initialized when callback functions are invoked. This resolves the error Uncaught Error: Call to a member function get() on null.
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April 8, 2021

Magento 2 2.21.0

The New

The Improved

  • Weโ€™ve optimized the way Bolt checkout handles store credit and rewards points.
  • Weโ€™ve improved how shopping sessions with cart persistence are handled when this Magento feature is enabled.

The Bug Fixes

  • Resolved issue where shoppers were unable to apply free shipping coupons during checkout.
  • Resolved issue where shoppers were unable to purchase digital products where selecting a product option was required (for example, an ebook where selecting โ€œSpecial Editionโ€ or โ€œStandardโ€ is required).
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March 23, 2021

GA: March Roundup

The New

  • The Overview tab in the Merchant Dashboard has been replaced by a more robust Merchant Analytics dashboard. This dashboard includes analytics for transactions, funding, payments, risk, and more.
  • Alternative Payment Methods are now available in the logged-in checkout flow. As a merchant, you can ensure all of your customers (both logged-in and guest checkout users) can select from a variety of top APMs to complete their purchases. Bolt Account shoppers can select from Affirm, Afterpay, Amazon Pay, and PayPal as a payment method during checkout.
  • Merchants using a custom (direct API) integration can now dynamically hide Alternative Payment Methods using rules and conditions. This builds off of Bolt’s Dynamic Customizations. To enable this feature, reach out to your Customer Success Manager.
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March 4, 2021

Magento 2 2.20.0

The New

  • Product addons are now supported for M2.
  • The Universal API is now supported for M2.

The Improved

  • Custom fields (dropdowns, checkboxes) have been refactored for better performance in the future.

The Bug Fixes

  • Resolved issue with tax calculations where fixed discounts on the whole cart caused the final calculation to throw the error cart tax mismatched.
  • Resolved issue where the mini cart occasionally displayed items after a shopper has checked out and is on the order success page.
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March 4, 2021

WooCommerce 2.14.0

The New

  • WooCommerce Dynamic Pricing is now supported. Dynamic Pricing lets you define pricing rules based on products, order totals, roles, and product categories.
  • WooCommerce Extra Shipping Options add-on is now supported. With WooCommerce Extra Shipping Options, you can add a variety of fields and options to shipping rates with conditional logic.
  • WooCommerce Conditional Shipping and Payments is now supported. Conditional Shipping and Payments allows you to conditionally disable any shipping or payment option on your WooCommerce store.
  • WooCommerce Discount Rules are now supported. This plugin helps you to create any type of bulk discounts, dynamic pricing, advanced discounts, percentage discounts, product based discounts, tiered discounts for your products.
  • WooCommerce AvaTax is now supported. With Avatax, you can use Avalaraโ€™s tax codes to automatically calculate the appropriate tax for each order based on your store address and the customer address.
  • Custom Fields are now supported.

The Improved

  • Improved the stability of WooCommerce Store Credit

The Bug Fixes

  • Resolved issue where shoppers were unable to edit item quantity in cart when the cart’s quantity is greater than the number of items stocked.
  • Resolved issue where removing items from the cart when a threshold discount is applied causes an error.
  • Resolved issue where the UPS API was unable to recognize region codes sent by the Bolt plugin.
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February 10, 2021

Magento Commerce 2.19.0

The Improved

  • Code improvements for Amasty Gift Card support.
  • Code improvements for Magento Gift Card module.
  • The M2 plugin now supports the default Edit Order functionality in Magento Admin. This enables merchants to edit orders from the Magento Admin Console.

The Bug Fixes

  • Fixed JavaScript console error: cannot read property ‘prefill’ of undefined.
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February 4, 2021

GA: Updates for Early February

The New

  • Canadian addresses are now supported when P.O. Box Restrictions are enabled and you are using Lob. This enables merchants to validate and auto-correct Canadian addresses input by shoppers.

The Improved

  • Long item names are now truncated (instead of cut off) in the shopping cart. Shoppers can read the item’s full name by hovering over it in the cart. This enables shoppers to checkout more confidently, especially when a product has many variants.

  • The Discount code input field now uses the $primary-action-color used by the checkout modal instead of the default Bolt blue. This allows more consistent theming for merchants.

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January 27, 2021

GA: Merchant Editable Allowlist

Merchant can now use the Allowlist to manage an email roster of trusted shoppers from the Bolt Merchant Dashboard. This feature enables merchants to accept orders from known customers, bypassing Bolt’s fraud analysis and indemnification.

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January 26, 2021

GA: Amazon Pay Indemnification

Merchant can now benefit from indemnification on orders shoppers purchase through Amazon Pay.

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January 21, 2021

Magento Commerce 2.18.1

The Improved

  • The order grid in Magento Commerce now prioritizes displaying credit card details over payment processor information.

The Bug Fixes

  • Resolved issue where the order grid in Magento Commerce would freeze when no order records matched the user’s defined filtering criteria.
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January 7, 2021

Magento Commerce 2.18.0

The New

  • Merchants can now recognize Apple Pay orders from their Payment Information as Bolt-Applepay in the Magento Admin console.

The Improved

  • We added an optional feature switch that updates orders with failed payment hooks to a canceled status instead of deleting them. This can be useful for merchants that use ERP systems. For activation, reach out to your customer success manager
  • Now you can see the cart type and last four digits when reviewing orders from all processors.
  • Discounts got a small refresh in the way their information is displayed.
  • We did some refactoring for our payment-only checkout flow.

The Bug Fixes

  • There was a very unlikely (but still possible) chance that changes to Mirsavit credit applied to the cart did not update, so we made sure it will update every time.
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December 11, 2020

GA: reCAPTCHA for Bolt Checkout

We’ve added reCAPTCHA functionality to Bolt Checkout. Merchants can now view reCAPTCHA scores from the Bolt Merchant Dashboard and define score thresholds. These thresholds screen orders placed by shoppers to determine if a shopper is a human or a bot. Orders scored below the defined threshold cannot be completed; instead, the shopper is prompted to retry placing the order.

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December 9, 2020

BigCommerce Native Integration

Bolt has created a new integration built into the BigCommerce checkout SDK, which improves the transaction flow and other processes.

The New

  • Create manual orders directly from BigC using Bolt’s Direct Payment API
  • Merchants can now accept Apple Pay.
  • Merchants can now refund, void and capture transactions using an API Flow that improves visibility and is less error prone.
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December 4, 2020

Salesforce SFRA 20.6

The Discontinued

  • Deprecated BoltDummyOrder usage from cartridge.
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November 3, 2020

Magento Commerce 2.17.0

The New

  • Merchants can now selectively display Product Page Checkout for their most popular single-purchase products by using the bolt_ppc attribute.

The Improved

  • We got more flexible with refunding Paypal transactions by supporting an in-progress status for those days when merchants have insufficient funds.
  • Mirsavit rewards points weren’t interacting with shipping and tax the way we wanted it to. So we changed that.

The Bug Fixes

  • We found a back-office bug that was preventing discounts for internal orders from being applied in the checkout modal. So we told that bug to back off.
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October 19, 2020

GA: Re-Reviews

The New

  • Order Re-Reviews:ย Merchants can submit re-review requests from the transaction details view for rejected transactions when certain conditions are met.
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October 19, 2020

Magento Commerce 2.16.0 Release

The New

  • Shoppers can now add — or remove — suggested Product Addons to their cart before checkout.

The Bug Fixes

  • Shoppers couldn’t apply Aheadworks store credit to their cart. So we fixed that.
  • Merchants should have no more trouble accepting Amasty gift cards for orders.
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October 13, 2020

WooCommerce 2.13.1

  • Fixed: Resolved issue where errors would display incorrect messaging to end-users.
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October 5, 2020

Magento Commerce 2.15.0 Release

  • Improvement: Product Page Checkout now supports cart item grouping (itemGroup)
  • Improvement: Bolt now clears the cached shipping and tax information when the shipping method is changed
  • Fixed: Resolved compatibility issues with MageWorld Reward
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October 1, 2020

Salesforce SFRA 20.5 Release

  • Added: Ability to Ship to Store
  • Added: new endpoint(GetOrderToken) to support Mobile Devices
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September 29, 2020

WooCommerce 2.13.0 Release

  • Improved: Updated discount description format
  • Fixed: Compatibility issue with YITH WooCommerce Gift Cards Premium
  • Fixed: Resolved an issue that can cause Bolt checkout button to not display
  • Fixed: Resolved a cart amount mismatch issue when store credit of Smart Coupons is applied from WooC native checkout page
  • Fixed: Resolved an issue can cause cart loading error when cart item property value is too long
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September 15, 2020

Magento Commerce 2.14.0 Release

  • Added: Shoppers can now add multiple discounts and remove discounts in Bolt Checkout (Magento discounts only).
  • Improvement: The display_id now displays just the order_id value in the merchant dashboard and user emails.
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September 11, 2020

Salesforce SFRA 20.3.0 Release

  • Added: Discount code usability in the Bolt Checkout modal.
  • Added: Split shipping & tax support.
  • Added: Support for Bolt’s v2 webhooks.
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September 8, 2020

GA: Cart Grouping

  • Cart Grouping: Merchants can label items through the Merchant API to enable visual grouping in Bolt Checkout. This can be used to quickly communicate shipping or delivery dates for batches of items in a shopper’s cart.
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September 2, 2020

Magento 1 2.9.0 Release

  • Improvement: Merchants can now identify transactions purchased using Paypal or other payment methods within the M1 dashboard.
  • Improvement: Enhanced compatibility with PHP 5.4
  • Fixed: Resolved issue with multi-environment on M1 that prevented voids from being issued on a given store.
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August 26, 2020

Magento Commerce 2.13.0 Release

  • Improvement: Improved back-end components related to the checkout experience.
  • Added: Support for the Mageplaza plugin’s shipping restriction
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August 19, 2020

WooCommerce 2.12.0 Release

  • Fixed: Resolved issue where products with properties that exceeded 1024 characters would not render in the checkout modal.
  • Fixed: Resolved issue where product add-ons with variants (such as color) could not be removed from a shopperโ€™s cart.
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August 11, 2020

GA: Rejected Order Insights

  • Rejected Order Insights: Merchants can now view the top 3 rejection reasons Bolt identified when flagging an order as a fraud risk. This can be viewed by opening a transaction from the Merchant Dashboard.
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August 11, 2020

Magento Commerce 2.11.0 Release

  • Improvement: Addressed performance edge-cases related to quickly closing store pages and cart modals.
  • Improvement: Addressed performance edge-cases related to slow browsers and slow site loading.
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July 29, 2020

Magento Commerce 2.11.0 Release

  • Improvement: Addressed performance edge-cases related to quickly closing store pages and cart modals.
  • Improvement: Addressed performance edge-cases related to slow browsers and slow site loading.
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July 20, 2020

Magento Commerce 2.10.0 Release

  • Improvement: The M2 Bolt Plugin now supports Amastyโ€™s latest gift card extension.
  • Improvement: The M2 Bult Plugin now supports the Aheadworks gift card extension.
  • Improvement: Recharged orders handled in the back office now generate offline invoices and move to a Processing status.
  • Fixed: Resolved issue where the checkout modal was not re-validating discount offerings when changes were made to the cartโ€™s item quantity.
  • Fixed: Resolved issue where shoppers were unable to checkout after removing a discount code.
  • Fixed: Resolved issue with applying discount codes to orders made through the virtual terminal.
  • Fixed: Resolved issue where virtual goods with tax added could not be purchased.
  • Fixed: Resolved issue where the Gift designator for a purchase was not being communicated to the Admin console.

ERP(NetSuite)

  • Improvement: Merchants can now use the โ€œisIgnoreHookForInvoiceCreationEnabledโ€ flag to disable Boltโ€™s invoice creation. This allows certain ERPs, such as NetSuite, to generate their own invoice without any conflicts.
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July 9, 2020

Salesforce CC SFRA 20.2.0 Release

  • Added: SFRA now supports Bolt’s pre-authorization workflow.
  • Added: Merchants can now implement the faster Checkout Button V2.
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July 9, 2020

Salesforce CC SiteGenesis 20.2.0 Release

  • Added: SFRA now supports Bolt’s pre-authorization workflow.
  • Added: SFRA now supports custom checkboxes.
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July 9, 2020

WooCommerce 2.11.0 Release

  • Fixed: Resolved issue with exception handling when the Merchantโ€™s API key is not set.
  • Fixed: Resolved issue where Boltโ€™s cart javascript would interfere with existing actions/triggers on WooCommerce, causing the checkout button to not display.
  • Improvement: Added split shipping and tax API functionality.
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June 24, 2020

Magento Commerce 2.9.0 Release

  • Fixed: Resolved issue where the Bolt plugin modified M2 email invoice settings. Now M2 settings for emailed invoices are properly respected.
  • Fixed: Resolved issue for Plugin Versions 2.7.0 & 2.8.0 where merchants were unable to issue refunds via their admin console or API.
  • Improvement: Captures are now saved in Payment Information immediately instead of upon invoice creation.
  • Improvement: Improved order handling for orders paid completely with gift cards, store credit, or reward points.

Product Page Checkout

  • Fixed: Resolved issue where Product Page Checkout would not load if the MiniCart was disabled.
  • Fixed: Resolved issue where product names using special characters, such as a single quote, would prevent success with Product Page Checkout.
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June 17, 2020

GA: Account Login Via Email Code

  • Added: Previously, via an SMS code was the only way to log in to your Bolt Account. Now users can log in using a code sent to the email address associated with their account.
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June 17, 2020

Magento Commerce 2.8.1 Release

  • Fixed: Resolved Product Page Checkout Javascript errors experienced on M2 platform version 2.3.5
  • Fixed: Resolved issue with M2 Community editions where shoppers were unable to complete checkout if their initial payment information failed – even after correcting payment information or providing another credit card.
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June 17, 2020

WooCommerce 2.10.0 Release

  • Fixed: Resolved issue with placing back-office orders for shoppers without a Bolt account.
  • Fixed: Resolved issue with displaying APM/PayPal transactions within the WooCommerce Dashboard.
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June 8, 2020

Magento 1 2.8.0 Release

  • Added: Merchants are now notified automatically within the Magento Admin console when a new version of the Bolt plugin becomes available.
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June 4, 2020

Magento Commerce 2.8.0 Release

  • Improvement: Shipping and Tax calculations are now performed through separate API calls. Reach out to your Customer Success Manager to split your Shipping and Tax calculations.
  • Added: Custom API URL validation for the Merchant Sandbox
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May 29, 2020

GA: Checkboxes & Notices Update

  • Added: Merchants can now add links to custom checkboxes and notices displayed in Bolt checkout.
  • Added: Merchants can now mark checkboxes as required.
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