[iSenseLabs Weekly 83] New OpenCart Features & Fixes, Video Tutorials and Latest E-Commerce News

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As for the updates...

The highlights of the week are the new versions of iSearch Corporate and Mastercard Payment Gateway Services.

Check out their details and as always… make sure to update to the newest versions of your OpenCart extensions if you see them here!

OpenCart Development

iSearchCorporate 3.3.3 (OC 2.0.x - OC 2.3.x)

Bug fix: Search by product tag is now working when iSearchCorporate is enabled.

Bug fix: Search by product tag is now building correct product URL's when iSearchCorporate is enabled.

Bug fix: Events for addProduct, editProduct and deleteProduct for OpenCart 2.3.x are now fired with the appropriate parameters.

PopupWindow 2.3.7 (OC 2.0.3.x to 2.3.x)

Bug fix: Fixed the insert image button on the Summernote editor

Improvement: Updated Installation Instuctions.txt file

PersistentCart 3.4.4 (OC 3.0.2.x)

Improvement: Fully compatible with OpenCart 3.0.x

Mastercard 1.0.4, 2.0.4, 3.0.4 (OC 1.5.1.3 - 3.0.2.0)

Bug fix: Option names fetching is now working properly.

Improvement: In cases when there are miscalculations in the taxes or negative values in the OpenCart totals, there is a discrepancy between the values provided by OpenCart and those expected by Mastercard. For such cases, the product list of the order is submitted as a single item: Order #XXXXX.

Our Favorite Articles of the Week

Ecommerce Resources

A Simple Guide to Writing Exceptional Meta Descriptions

By Shopify

Meta descriptions are not just for SEO purposes. Their main role is to give a brief overview of your website and what you have to offer. This is your chance to write a compelling description that will make search engine users prefer to click on your site rather than your competitors. Here’s a simple guide to follow to start writing exceptional meta descriptions for your store.

How a Structured E-Commerce Testing Plan Leads to Quick & Stable Wins

By Kissmetrics

Experimenting with different tactics and strategies shouldn’t be a chaotic frenzy of trying out random stuff all the time. It should be a structured process where you have mapped out all the required research, the designated strategies and planned testing. Testing and failing is what grows a company, and Jeff Bezos of Amazon has a lot to say on that subject.

33 Free Design Resources Every Creative Should Know

By SnapAgency

Design resources and free images are a must for every creative out there, be it designer or marketer. There are so many design resources in this post that you can never run out of ideas and images for your projects and marketing materials. Check all of them out, they each have something unique to offer.

How to Display “FREE” Instead of $0.00 For a Product in OpenCart 3.x

By iSenseLabs

The word “FREE” is undoubtedly one of the most powerful phrases you can use in an E-Commerce site. We prepared a small modification that lets OpenCart 3.0 store owners to replace product prices of free items with “FREE” instead of $0.00. Much easier for customers to spot, so if you have free products in your store, make sure they get noticed!

iSenseLabs Videos

OpenCart 3.x System Settings Configuration PART 3 (Option)

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