What’s New

This document lists recent changes made to documentation available on developers.SuiteCommerce. Click a date link to review changes made to that released version of the documentation.

April 15, 2020

In preparation for the move of the SuiteCommerce Developer portal, this is the final update of help articles on this platform. Help article updates and new help articles are still published weekly in the Help Center and SuiteAnswers.

April 1, 2020

March 18, 2020

  • Introduced the 2020.1 release of SuiteCommerce and SuiteCommerce Advanced. See 2020.1 Release of SuiteCommerce and SuiteCommerce Advanced for detailed Release Notes.

  • Added information on when to use manual certificates to secure a domain See When to use Manual Certificates.

  • Updated warning message to clarify which certificates to use when migrating an existing web store to NetSuite. See Secure Your Domain.

  • Updated the Featured Category extension to include the following improvements involving Custom Content Types (CCT):

    • Fix for adding multiple Featured Category CCTs on the same page.

    • Enhanced rendering of Featured Category CCTs.

  • For more information, see Featured Category.

March 11, 2020

  • Expanded entry for Multi-Language Sites and moved to Website Content. For more information see, Multi-Language Sites.

  • Updated the Best Sellers extension to include minor fixes and performance improvements involving assembly items.

    For more information, see Best Sellers.

March 4, 2020

February 12, 2020

  • Updated the Gift Certificate Management extension to include the following improvements:

    • Several new fields adding more information and functionality.

    • Ability to display the gift certificate group name on the PLP using the Name field.

    • Font, color, and border options in the Theme Customizer.

  • See Commerce Extensions Release Notes for details.

January 29, 2020

January 22, 2020

  • Updated the Stock Notifications extension to include a fix involving the email template. To take advantage of this improvement, you must do one of the following after updating the extension:

    • Create a new email template. Select this template in the Email Template field on the Stock Notifications tab of the SuiteCommerce Configuration record.

    • Edit your existing email template to include the updated file. Download the new stock_notifications_email.template.ftl file from the File Cabinet and select this updated file in the Create Template From: field.

  • See Commerce Extensions Release Notes for details.

January 15, 2020

January 8, 2020

  • Removed the OrderHistory module from the list of migrated modules in the Commerce Migration to SuiteScript 2.0 topic. This module was only partially migrated and was added to the documentation in error.

  • Added a section to the SuiteCommerce InStore (SCIS) administrator guide section on Customer-facing Accessories. This section covers peripheral items, such as swivel stands, that can rotate the display to face the customer.

December 18, 2019

December 11, 2019

December 4, 2019

November 27, 2019

November 13, 2019

November 6, 2019

October 30, 2019

  • Added the following patching instructions to the SuiteCommerce Advanced Patches topic:

  • Added the following to the SuiteCommerce InStore (SCIS) guides:

    • User Guide — Updated the Validated Returns topic to include an alert and information about returns where the original transaction included one or more promotions.

    • Administrator Guide -- Updated the Returns and Refunds chapter to include an alert and information about returns where the original transaction included one or more promotions. See Promotions and Manual Verification of Return Quantities. Also added details about the Return Types available in SCIS and reworked the Refunding a Return topics.

    • Administrator Guide -- Released the 2019.2.3 Application Performance Management (APM) SCIS Actions. These actions describe the sensors that provide performance statistics. We added:

      • Display item search results

      • Display receipt after NetSuite payment confirmation

      • Display email receipt status

      • Display print receipt status

      • Open Product Detail Page (PDP)

      • Unvalidated return, cart ready after selecting line

      • Submit validated return, cart ready

  • Updated the following extensions to include minor fixes and performance improvements:

    • Gift Certificate Management

    • Map & Contact

    • Product Comparison

  • See Commerce Extensions Release Notes for details.

October 23, 2019

  • Updated Custom Site Maintenance Page with a more granular description on how to create a custom site maintenance page.

  • Updated the Stock Notifications extension to include improvements involving the item’s out of stock behavior.

    See Commerce Extensions Release Notes for details.

  • Updated the Map & Contact extension topic to include new instructions on how to link a contact form lead to a subsidiary.

    For more information, see the Link Contact Form Leads to a Subsidiary section in the Configure a Contact Form topic.

October 16, 2019

  • Updated the Product Feeds topic to include the SuiteCommerce Advanced versions that support the SuiteCommerce Product Feeds extension. Also updated the product feeds Before You Begin topic to clarify the:

    • Performance limitations of product feeds.

    • Issues that can arise if the image file naming guidelines are not followed.

  • Extended the Barcode Scanners list in the SuiteCommerce InStore (SCIS) Administrator Guide to include additional information about “S" model scanners.

  • Updated the following extensions:

    • Shipping Bar — Updated to include several improvements involving shipping bar size and mobile device viewing.

    • Gift Certificate Management — Updated to include fixes involving search engine optimization.

  • See Commerce Extensions Release Notes for details.

October 9, 2019

October 2, 2019

September 25, 2019

September 18, 2019

  • Updated the following extensions:

    • Newsletter Sign Up — Updated to include several improvements involving Theme Customizer fields, layout options, and sign up form optional fields.

    • Stock Notifications — Updated to include several fixes involving Saved Searches, the Out of Stock Behavior field, and matrix items.

    • Grid Order — Updated to include fixes involving search engine optimization.

    • Infinite Scroll — Updated to include fixes involving search engine optimization.

  • See Commerce Extensions Release Notes for details.

September 11, 2019

September 4, 2019

August 28, 2019

  • Updated the Product Feeds extension to include the following improvements:

    • The currency can be changed for Facebook product feeds.

    • Feed generation failure results in the previous, successful feed being retained.

  • In addition, a list of required features for product feeds has been added to the topic.

August 21, 2019

August 14, 2019

August 7, 2019

July 31, 2019

July 17, 2019

July 10, 2019

July 3, 2019

June 26, 2019

June 12, 2019

May 22, 2019

  • Updated the 2019.1 Commerce Applications Release Notes. You must enable Site Management Tools as a required feature before installing SuiteCommerce, the 2019.1 release of SuiteCommerce Advanced, or any updates introduced as a minor release. See Site Management Tools Requirement for details.

  • Added Site Management Tools to the list of required settings in the Enable Features and Set Preferences topic.

  • Updated the SC Google Tag Manager extension to add support for the following third-party services:

    • Google Ads Remarketing

    • Google Optimize

    • Talkable

  • See Google Tag Manager for details.

May 15, 2019

May 8, 2019

May 1, 2019

  • Updated the 2019.1 Commerce Applications Release Notes to explain new information about the 2019.1 release of the SuiteCommerce Extension Management bundle. This bundle has been removed from the list of available bundles, which impacts theme and extension developers. See Extension Management Bundle Changes for details.

  • Added best practices for using the SuiteCommerce Base Theme as a baseline for SuiteCommerce theme developers. See SuiteCommerce Base Theme for details.

  • Added a limitation to the Pickup In Store topic. Pickup In Store is not compatible with NetSuite’s Scriptable Cart feature.

  • Added a link to the Preview System Email Templates video to the Preview Website Email Templates help topic.

  • Updated the McAfee Secure topic to include instructions on how to display the McAfee SECURE trustmark on your site.

  • Added the Item Search Displays Incorrect Results patch guide to the SuiteCommerce Advanced Patches topic.

April 24, 2019

April 17, 2019

April 10, 2019

April 3, 2019

Added the following under Enhancements to SCIS:

  • General Performance Enhancements in SCIS 2019.1

  • Auto-Complete Capablities for SCIS Login

  • Enhancements to the Product Detail Page (PDP)

  • Automated Payment Refund if Invoice Creation Fails

  • Pre-loading for the Next Transaction

March 27, 2019

March 20, 2019

  • Added the troubleshooting topic Maximum Number (100) of Records Allowed for a UPSERTLIST Operation Has Been Exceeded to describe a possible error when deploying themes and extensions that exceed 100 files or folders at the same level.

  • Added a recommendation in the Best Practices for Creating Themes and Create Additional Modules for an Extension topics to limit theme and extension development to 100 files and folders at the same level.

  • Added topics on the SuiteCommerce Product Comparison extension. See Commerce Extensions Release Notes.

  • Updated the Stock Notifications topic to include instructions on setting up the notification email template.

March 13, 2019

March 6, 2019

February 27, 2019

February 20, 2019

February 13, 2019

January 30, 2019

January 23, 2019

January 16, 2019

January 9, 2019

  • Updated the Product Feeds topic to specify that the SuiteCommerce Product Feeds extension supports non-inventory, kit/package, download, and gift certificate item types, as well as inventory items. Also updated information on the item caching process used by the extension.

January 2, 2019

December 12, 2018

December 5, 2018

November 21, 2018

November 14, 2018

November 7, 2018

October 31, 2018

October 17, 2018

  • Added a new Merchandising section under Commerce that includes the Merchandise Hierarchy and Promotions topics. Note, these topics have been moved from the Marketing section of the Help center.

  • Updated the topic Correlated and Related Items to specify how frequently the list of correlated items is updated.

October 10, 2018

October 3, 2018

  • Updated the topic Sample SSP Application Code (SuiteScript 2.0) to specify that the use of @NScriptType annotation is not permitted in .ss or .ssp files.

  • Updated multiple topics in the Domains section to specify that hosted web page domains do not offer web store functionality, such as checkout.

September 26, 2018

  • Added topics on the following SuiteCommerce extensions:

    • Blog

    • Featured Category

    • Featured Product

    • Gift Wrap & Message

    • Product Feeds

    • SuiteCommerce Google Tag Manager Editor

  • See Commerce Extensions Release Notes.

September 19, 2018

September 12, 2018

September 5, 2018

August 22, 2018

August 15, 2018

  • Added new help topics describing the Search Synonyms feature. See Search Synonyms for details.

July 11, 2018

  • Updated the Aconcagua R2 release of SuiteCommerce Advanced. See Aconcagua R2 Release of SuiteCommerce Advanced for details.

    • Corrected information on the Extensibility API. We introduced the Environment.Component at R2 release.

    • Added information regarding changes to the Backbone.js version.

  • Added new topic on the SuiteCommerce Extension Gift Certificate Value Check. See Commerce Extensions Release Notes. It also included the following changes:

    • Moved Selling Gift Certificates in the Web Store and Applying Multiple Gift Certificates in the Web Store subsections from Item Record Management to Gift Certificates in the Commerce area.

    • Added the Commerce Extensions topic to list SuiteCommerce extensions and their dependencies.

June 20, 2018

June 1, 2018

May 23, 2018

May 16, 2018

May 9, 2018

May 4, 2018

  • Added the Extensibility API Reference. This is complete source code documentation on the available component classes.

  • Changed all occurrences of SuiteCommerce Standard to SuiteCommerce. This change affected multiple help topics in response to a global change in the product name.

  • Moved the list of steps to create a SuiteCommerce extension to the Develop Your Extension help topic.

  • Added information about the separation character used when the getCustomFieldValues() method returns multiple field values. The topic updated is: getCustomFieldValues().

April 25, 2018

April 18, 2018

April 4, 2018