New Features, Module Fixes and Latest News. iSenseLabs Weekly #33

iSenseLabs Weekly is here again, showing you all of the improvements and new features our team has been busy with over the past week. There’s a new version of AbandonedCarts with some significant improvements, as well as some important fixes for ExcelPort and FreeShippingTeaser.


AbandonedCarts 5.3 (OC 2.0.x - 2.3.x)

Improvement: Now the `sender` field for the email reminder is set to the name of store, from which the abandoned cart was created

Improvement: Now the `from` field (the store's email) for the email reminder is set to the default email of the store, from which the abandoned cart was created  

Bug-fix: Fixed issue with BBC on OpenCart 2.3.x and OpenCart 2.2.x

Bug-fix: Other minor bug-fixes

EasyNewsletterSubscription 2.2.5 (OC 2.0.x - 2.3.x)

Improvement: The success message when a user subscribes has a close button and fades after some seconds.

Bug-fix: Fixed the resubmission issue, when in the subscription form there is only email field.

Improvement: Compatible with OpenCart 2.3.x

ExcelPort 1.11.1 (OC 1.5.4.x - 1.5.6.x) & ExcelPort 2.5.1 (OC 2.0.x - 2.3.x)

Bug-fix: Fixed licensing issue.

Bug-fix: OpenStock was exporting only 1 entry per product. This is fixed now.

LastViewed 2.1.4 (OC 2.0.x - 2.3.x)

Improvement: Compatible with OpenCart 2.3.x

AutomatedNewsletter 2.5 (OC 2.0.x - 2.3.x)

New Feature: Added full multilingual support

Improvement: Compatible with OpenCart 2.3.x

Improvement: The archived newsletter in customer account are customer-group specific

Improvement: Admin layout improvements

StorePickup 2.1.2 (OC 2.0.x - 2.3.x)


Improvement: Compatible with OpenCart 2.3.x

OrderReviews 1.8.5 (OC 1.5.4.x - 1.5.6.x)


Bug-fix: Fixed minor issues in some of the SQL queries

OrderReviews 2.7.9 (OC 2.0.x - 2.3.x)


Bug-fix: Fixed BCC issue on OpenCart 2.3.x

Bug-fix: Fixed CRON minor issue on OpenCart 2.3.x

Bug-fix: Fixed minor issues in some of the SQL queries

‚ÄčAlsoBought 2.4.1 (OC 2.0.x - 2.3.x)


Improvement: Compatible with OpenCart 2.3.x

FreeShippingTeaser 2.4 (OC 2.0.x - 2.3.x)


Improvement: Compatible with OpenCart 2.3.x

Improvement: Full multilingual integration

New feature: Option to add tax to the subtotal

Bonus Section: Our Favorite Articles of the Week

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Examples of beautifully designed email templates are something we can’t get enough of. We gathered 10 marketing emails and broke them down to show you the techniques and idea behind each element. Email marketing is one of the most effective ways to fight cart abandonment and we highly encourage OpenCart store owners to take action with the solution we have provided in the post. Enjoy and profit!

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