iSenseLabs Weekly 102: What's New in Your OpenCart Extensions

It's been a wild week preparing for the launch of our brand new GDPR Compliance extension for OpenCart.

And it's finally here. You can make sure that your OpenCart website is in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation before May 25th, 2018.

In other news, we keep making meaningful steps toward updating all of our OpenCart extensions for 3.x compatibility and keep adding new features and improvements.

OpenCart Extension Updates

GDPR Compliance for OpenCart

GDPR OpenCart Compliance

The General Data Protection Regulation takes full effect on May 25, 2018. GDPR Compliance for OpenCart is an extension that lets you easily take control over your Privacy Policy and consent effort.

  • Data Rectification - Users can edit the personal data in their account

  • Data Portability - Users download their personal data, addresses, orders and GDPR requests

  • Access to Personal Data - Users see the type of data your store keeps for them (including third-party services)

  • Right to be Forgotten - Users can remove all personal data from your store

  • Cookie Consent Bar - Fully featured cookie consent bar. Multi-lingual, various placement positions.

  • Timestamp Date of Agreement - Keep information of the privacy policy or terms or conditions accepted by users.

  • GDPR Requests - Keep a list of all customer GDPR requests in your OpenCart admin panel.

  • Accepted Privacy Policy - Keep a list with all customers who accepted your Privacy Policy in your OpenCart admin panel.

  • Right to be Forgotten - Specify the validity of the "Right to be Forgotten" request.

  • Access to Personal Data - Specify the validity of the "Access to Personal Data" request.

  • Footer Link - Link to your new GDPR tools in the OpenCart footer.

  • Dashboard Link - Link to your new GDPR extension in the OpenCart admin panel.

Promotions 2.4.1, 3.1 | OpenCart 2.x & OpenCart 3.x

 New Feature  PayPal compatibility

 Bug Fix  Fix the change for promotion's name in multilingual websites

 Bug Fix  Fix for applying the coupon and refreshing the page.

 Bug Fix  Fix the loading of the config.

 Bug Fix  Fix when trying to delete a promotion

 Bug Fix  Fix the styling of the Conditions tab and fix the unclosing drop-down windows

 Bug Fix  Fixed issue with product with options quantity.

 Bug Fix  Fixed issue with applying coupons.

 Bug Fix  Fixed issue with hiding/showing coupon code setting in admin.

 Improvement  Added journal2 compatibility for the events.

 Bug Fix  Fixed total functions.

WaterMark 1.6.2, 2.2.2, 3.2.2 | OpenCar 2.x and 3.x

 Bug Fix  On PHP servers not supporting symlinks, WaterMark is no longer breaking the OpenCart images.

FakeMailDetector 3.1 | OpenCart 3.x

 Improvement  OpenCart 3.0.x compatibility

iProductVideo 5.3, 4.1.5, 2.2.4 | All OpenCart Versions

 Improvement   Security improvements

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