[iSenseLabs Weekly 71] New OpenCart Features & Fixes, Video Tutorials and Latest E-Commerce News

The big news this week is that we officially launched Square for OpenCart! We’ve been working with the payment provider for a while now and the new integration is now ready and available for OpenCart store owners to install.

In other news, SEO Backpack is now compatible with OpenCart 3.0.

More info below!

Square 1.0.1, 2.0.1, 3.0.1 (OC 1.5.x, 2.x, 3.x)

Transparent pricing: no monthly fees

Fast deposits

Dispute assistance

PCI compliance

Sell online and in person

SEO Backpack 3.4 (OpenCart 3.0.x)

Improvement: Compatibility with OpenCart 3.0.x

Promotions 2.3.0 (OC 2.0.x to 2.3.x)

New Feature: SEO slug, Page Title, Meta Description, Meta Keywords for Promotion page

New Feature: New condition "product in cart with options"

Improvement: Layout fixes for the conditions in admin

Improvement: Promotion page layout for journal2

Bug fix: Promotion reapplying check.

Bug fix: Discounting the cheapest item first.

Bug fix: Issue with category parent.

Bug fix: Issue with missing promotion title.

Bug fix: Coupon modification issue.

VideoPublisher 2.0.6 (OC 2.0.x to 2.3.x)

Bug fix: Fixed the video widget issue in the admin panel.

Bug fix: Fixed the issue with the collection title renaming.

Improvement: Separated the settings in the admin panel in three different tabs for better organization.

AskForQuote 2.4.9 (OC 2.0.x to 2.3.x)

Improvement: Auto fetch client’s email and name if they are logged in.

Improvement: Popup messages are now editable via the language file.

LastViewed 2.1.9 (OC 2.0.x to 2.3.x)

New Feature: Added option for show/hide `Add to Cart` button.

New Feature: Added wrap in a widget option.

VisualLayouts 1.4 (OC 2.0.x to 2.3.x)

Bug fix: Fixed the module quick edit issue.

Bug fix: Fixed the extension link in OpenCart 2.3.x.

Bug fix: Fixed the issue with the trigger in 'editLayout' function in the model.

Bug fix: Fixed the issue with the remove button in a layout.

Yotpo 2.2 (OC 2.0.x to 2.3.x)

Improvement: Journal2 compatibility.

OrderSuccessPage 2.3.5 (OC 2.0.x to 2.3.x)

Improvement: Add customer email field in the page text.

DiscountOnLeave 1.1.6 (OC 2.0.x to 2.3.x)

Bug fix: Fixed the Custom CSS field

Bug fix: Fixed the title in the popup

Bug fix: Fixed the remove popup issue in admin panel

Bonus Section: Our Favorite Articles of the Week

The 6 Most Effective Types of Social Media Advertising in 2017

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If you’re planning to begin investing in social media advertising, the main platforms you should be looking into are Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, Snapchat and LinkedIn. You need to find the exact places your target users are located (like groups for example) and where they engage with ads the most.

25 B2B Marketing Strategies You Probably Haven’t Tried

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You’ve surely tried a lot of strategies when developing your marketing approach. But if you’ve run out of ideas and are in a tight spot, check this article out. There are 25 different marketing strategies that can be applied by most businesses and are suggested by specialists who have tested and proved them to work.

Announcement of Square Integration

By OpenCart

We are happy to announce that Square now integrates with OpenCart to provide seamless and secure payments for online and omnichannel businesses. When you enable Square for your OpenCart site, you get everything businesses love about Square, including simple and transparent pricing, fast deposits, powerful reports, and security services.

Top 8 Reasons Why Your OpenCart Shop Must be on Instagram

By iSenseLabs

In our latest post, we explain the main advantages of Instagram and how they can serve your branding and social media engagement efforts well. You will see a lot of examples with businesses that rely on Instagram for building communities, spreading the word about their idea and engage with other brands and users.

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