Happy Monday FoxyPress users! Nothing like starting your week with a fresh FoxyPress release! Thanks to some great FoxyPress users, we’ve been able to add two really cool features to the FoxyPress plug-in that will help out everyone. Please let us know if you have any questions in the forum. Now on to the info!
User Voice Voting
We were inspired by FoxyCart’s request panel, powered through UserVoice, and we decided to offer one specific to FoxyPress. We’ve seen quite a jump in users and feature requests, so we wanted to make this feature available to everyone and consolidate everything a bit easier than we were on the forum. Please visit here to submit your feature request and let’s get the voting started! We plan to see how much user feedback we receive and then decide if we can develop the requested features for free, or if we will need to provide a funding option for users to donate a portion and get the feature into FoxyPress. After all, FoxyPress grows due to user funding and ideas, so please, give us your feedback! It is important to us and all the other users.
Affiliate Management Functionality Addition
Thanks to Adam Morrissey from Delgado Protocol, we were able to add an additional tier to the affiliate program. Basically what we mean is that now affiliates can refer other affiliates, and you can set how much $ or % of an order that they receive for that referral’s commissions. We’ve added the appropriate fields for the user signup page, as well as in the affiliate details area for determining payouts. We hope to keep growing the affiliate management area to fit your needs, so please let us know if you have any requests!
User Portal Addition
This is a great new feature that we’re super excited to bring to you. Thanks to the guys at WeTheDesigners, we’ve been able to develop an area that will allow users to see their past orders/transaction history. Right now, we only have the ability to see orders, but we’re hoping to improve this to become a full user portal that will give them things such as affiliate stats, past orders, and other preferences local to your store or FoxyPress install. So a user will be able to go to http://demo.foxy-press.com/user-portal/%username%/order-history and view all of their order information.
We’ve provided a base file for you to drop in your theme folder for now, but we will have a better example in the coming days/weeks. Stand by for that. Download the example file here. Here is how you will get it working:
- Install the 0.3.8 update.
- Drop this file in your themes folder.
- Create a page that you want your users to land on when they log in and access their portal.
- Set the page template to the FoxyPress User Portal template.
- Under the Store Options in the FoxyPress settings page, check the box for “Enable User Status”.
- We have additional information available on the wp-config options that will exist to customize the portal further. WP Config Info, API Info
Thanks for using FoxyPress! Please consider donating or funding a new feature today! Contact us with your thoughts.