You may have already heard that Mastercard is rolling out cards that start with a “2” instead of the traditional “5.” You’ll want to check your version of Zen Cart to be sure you can handle this. Versions 1.5.5b and above have built in logic for the native payment methods (such as Authorize.net); if you are running a lower version, you will need to merge in the changes from the latest copy of includes/classes/cc_validation.php. If you are using an extension to manage credit card payments, be sure to test with Mastercard 2223000048400011. Then you can have confidence that your cart properly processes “2” series Mastercard cards.
Newsletter Discount for Zen Cart has a few new features:
- Dollar off per order setting
- Caching of Mailchimp subscriber status
So now, instead of
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If you’re getting this warning message in your ZenCart checkout using Paypal Payments Standard, fear not! There issue is just that Paypal is no longer using commas in the payment amount, and there’s a fix for it. The options are described in the Zen Cart forum thread PayPal deleting the comma from PayPal Standard in Jan 2017.
The mighty Googs have changed how their redirection works, so that search parameters are no longer passed to target pages. For this reason, my Zen Cart Welcome Google Searcher mod will no longer work.
When Gift Wrap at Checkout was updated to Zen Cart 1.5.4, I didn’t merge the code that takes care of the Wrap Selection Options: gift wrap swatches and gift wrap names. This has been fixed and the code is now available for Zen Cart 1.5.4 and 1.5.5.
Your customers can now create their own invoices from their orders using my Catalog Invoice contribution. It looks just like an invoice that you generate on the admin side of your store, but it can be done by your customers as a self-serve activity.