Product Updates - June 2019
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B2B Wave Bulletin is our regular update that highlights recent product improvements and updates we’ve made to the B2B Wave cloud-based B2B eCommerce platform so you can easily stay up-to-date with what’s new.
Option to make “State/Province” field mandatory when placing orders
If the “State/Province” field is required to manage orders, you can now make this field mandatory.
Option to make “Purchase Order” field mandatory when placing orders
During the checkout process, customers now have the option to enter a Purchase Order number. Admin users can make this field mandatory for all customers through the Settings menu.
Option to make “Delivery Date” field mandatory when placing orders
During the checkout process, customers now have the option to specify a delivery date. Admin users can make this field mandatory for all customers through the Settings menu.
Option to allow product quantities with decimals
Admin users can now use decimals to force non-integer quantity values when uploading, creating or editing products.
API: Products response includes gallery image URLs
Product GET requests now return a list of URL strings of the product image in the parameter “gallery_image_urls”. These images are showcased on your storefront underneath the main product image on each individual product page.
API: Products response includes product variants
Product GET requests now return a list of product variant parameters in “product_variants”. These include a product variant’s code, product option values, and the product variant’s image URL.
Option to enable/disable sales rep access to product details
Admin users can now specify whether or not sales reps can access product information. This can be enabled or disabled from the Sales Rep menu or through the “can_view_products” parameter in the API.
Sales reps can place orders for customers
Sales Reps now have the ability to “impersonate” their customers by allowing them to place orders and edit shopping carts on their behalf. This function can be enabled or disabled for each sales rep by admin users from the Sales Rep menu.
API: Change email notification settings for customers
Admin users can now enable or disable customer email notifications from the API using the “receive_email_notifications” parameter.
API: Allow customers to retrieve product details
Customers can now retrieve product details using their customer API credentials in a product’s GET request.