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Release Notes for EPiServer Commerce 1 R2 SP2

About This Release

EPiServer Commerce 1 R2 SP2 for EPiServer CMS 6 R2 contains a number of enhancements and fixes described below.

Enoteca Sample Templates

In this release of EPiServer Commerce, the sample template package has been replaced with the "Enoteca" demo site templates. These templates are provided as inspiration when investigating and learning the best practices for developing an e-commerce website on EPiServer Commerce.

The new templates together with functionality enhancements in this release, provide a number of sophisticated features:

  • Rich product catalog data
  • Product bundles
  • Personalization of banner adverts
  • Rating and product reviews
  • Facebook integration
  • Volume and contract pricing
  • Business accounts and business admin users who can manage the organization
  • Faceted navigation through filtering of the product catalog
  • Gift card payment option
  • Shopping basket showing total volume instantly updated
  • Newsletter with "captcha" protected subscription
  • AJAX based functionality added to enhance the user journey
  • Multiple shipping address for company account
  • Split-shipment order, allowing an order to be sent to multiple delivery addresses
  • Improved product image managment using the Commerce Asset System

Enhancements in ECF/Commerce Manager

Localization of Commerce Manager

All systems in Commerce Manager (ECF commerce framework) are localized and can be changed via resource files.

  • Customer Management & Role Permissions
  • Catalog Management
  • Marketing
  • Asset Management
  • Administration
  • Order Management 

Additional Discounts

New promotions have been added including:

  • Shipping: Charge Discount For Order Volume by Shipping Type
  • Shipping: Charge Discount For Order Volume for Any Shipping Type
  • Shipping: Buy SKU from Category X Get Discount Off Shipment
  • Shipping: Buy X Get Discount Off Shipment
  • Shipping: Fixed Shipping Charge For A Particular Method and Order Volume

Solr Search Provider

In this release, the Solr 3.5 search provider is included out-of-the box. Refer to the Configuring Solr 3.5 Search Provider section in the EPiServer Commerce 1 R2 SP2 Developer Guide.

Database Schema Version

  • Application System Version: 5.0.8 Installed
  • Business Foundation System Version: 5.0.1
  • Catalog System Version: 5.0.86
  • Content System Version: 5.0.32
  • Marketing System Version: 5.0.12
  • Order System Version: 5.0.60
  • Security System Version: 5.1.4

Fixed issues in This Release

Refer to Fixed issues in EPiServer Commerce 1 R2 SP2 for a complete list of bug fixes included in this release.

Related Information

» Download EPiServer Commerce version 1 R2 SP2

» Download sample templates EPiServer Commerce 1 R2 SP2

» System Requirements for EPiServer Commerce 1 R2 SP2

» Installation Instructions for EPiServer Commerce 1 R2 SP2

» User Guide EPiServer Commerce 1 R2 SP2

» Developer Guide EPiServer Commerce 1 R2 SP2