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Release Notes for Payway 4.4

Target Audience: Users, Developers, Stakeholders

Minor Releases

4.4.5 (2021-11-18)

Issues fixed

  • PAP: Issue fixed where the "Start subscription"-flow (on behalf of a customer) would not work as expected, if a package and/or period was not selected.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where the "Show invoice periods" button would not always work as expected.
  • PCP: Issue fixed where the account registration flow would not work as expected for organisations using SSO v1.
  • PAP & PCP: Issue fixed where our events and emails were sometimes delayed.

New features

  • PCP: Added two new events to the retention campaign flow:
    • TransitionedToRetentionCampaign: triggered whenever the customer accepts a retention campaign. Read more here.
    • PackageChangeCompleted: triggered whenever the customer transitions over to the previously accepted retention campaign. Read more here.
  • Payway API: Introduced a new external me retention API with the following endpoints:
    • Eligible for user: checks whether a user is eligible for a retention campaign. Read more here.
    • Subscribe to campaign: subscribes a given user to a retention campaign, if one is available. Read more here.
  • Payway API: Introduced a new endpoint, which will allow you to update a user account using a "raw" address, instead of having to parse it on your own. Read more here.
  • PAP: Added a button to display company fields while creating a new account in PAP (previously only available in our purchase flow under company packages).
  • PAP: Added the possibility to change the current package of a customer, without considering it as a upgrade/downgrade.

Change

  • PAP: Can now change the address of a subscription, regardless of the product type (digital or physical).

4.4.4 (2021-11-01)

Change

  • Payway API: Added the possibility to change renewal date for pending subscriptions. Read more here.
  • PAP: Added the possibility to remove uploaded images for titles, marketplace, marketplace groupings, landingpage and landingpage groupings.
  • PAP: Added the possibility to search for API users using their Client ID under the Security tab.
  • PCP: General changes & tweaks to the layout of the retention campaign flow.
  • PCP: Added more specific messages for each activation method in the activation flow.
  • PCP: Added an eye-icon to the login page to show the password in plain text instead of being masked.

Issues fixed

  • PAP: Issue fixed where "unset" would come in as a string-value to some user accounts.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where the error message for missing title codes in the payment configuration would be too generic.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where selected title codes would be emptied out if an error occurred while saving a payment configuration.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where the page would simply reload and confuse the user if no payment methods were found while creating an Adyen payment configuration.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where the "See all messages" under export errors would not perform as expected.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where the "Change package" action would timeout if the organisation has a large quantity of packages.
  • PCP: Issue fixed where the button shown after activating an account would contain a broken link.

4.4.3 (2021-10-11)

New features

  • PAP: Button added to be able to synchronize subscriptions towards integration systems without subscription sharings being deleted.
  • PCP: Added new confirmation page for accepting a retention campaign offer.
  • PAP & PCP: Added support for Company Packages. You can now go to the field configuration under each package and enable "Company Package", which will allow customers to enter the following information.

    • Company Reference
    • Company Department
    • Company VAT Number

    The fields are not exported to any subscription system. If you are interested in knowing more about these fields, contact support.

Change

  • PAP: Added support to be able to export package_change_completed events to Kayak (used in retention campaigns).
  • PAP: Added support to be able to send emails related to the package_change_completed event (used in retention campaigns).
  • PAP: Now publishing an account_changed event if account details are updated after a Klarna Payment purchase.

Issues fixed

  • PAP: Issue fixed where the "Show all" button on export errors did not perform as expected.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where new accounts could not be registered if no active user agreements existed.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where package change-events would report as being done by the customer, when customer service were the one performing the change.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where orders with partial payments would export an incorrect total price for the subscription.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where multiple payment requests at once would result in a failing account overview.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where a package upgrade without an integration code would still attempt to send itself to Kayak.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where the account_subscriptions_updated event data would not include cancelled (but still valid) subscriptions.
  • PCP: Issue fixed where we would still inform the user of a package change, even if the subscription has been cancelled.
  • Payway API: Issue fixed where fetching campaigns with transition periods would include periods with inactive payment methods.

4.4.2 (2021-09-20)

Change

  • PCP: Invoice payment status in payment history now removed since this status can not be ensured.
  • PCP: Update credit card for Klarna payments now shows a help text instead of a link, since Klarna payments does not allow us to update credit card details.

Issues fixed

  • PAP: Issue fixed where received package sharings did not display in the customer overview.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where the customer overview timed out due to a unnecessarily large package sharing query.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where package downgrades did not work for limited payments.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where no error message was shown when an account failed to be created.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where a SSN could not be saved in the format YYYYMMDD-XXXX.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where retention campaign staircases could not be deleted.
  • PCP: Issue fixed where change password did not work due to an invalid redirect.
  • PCP: Issue fixed where a subscription could not be cancelled if no cancellation reasons were set up.
  • PCP: Issues fixed where no error message were shown on failed SSO2 login in the PPF.
  • PCP: Issue fixed where the image of the package did not show in the retention campaign offer.
  • Payway API: Issue fixed where the incorrect id was returned in the response Distribution

4.4.1 (2021-09-02)

New features

  • PAP: Order validation with age restrictions are now also available on campaigns, read more here
  • PCP: Order validation with age restrictions are now also validated on unregistered customers.
  • PAP: Start a free subscription for a customer.
  • PAP: Added column for paper product on product overview.
  • PAP: Messages overview limited to 100 messages with added button to view all messages.
  • PAP: Export errors overview limited to 100 messages with added button to view all errors.
  • PAP: Added purchase origin to account history log to differentiate an API purchase from a PPF purchase.

Change

  • PCP: Subscription end date is only shown for tulo provisioned subscriptions.

Issues fixed

  • PAP: Fixed issue where wrong number of unhandled messages where shown in menu.
  • PAP: Fixed issue with double orders where created when selecting future start date.
  • PAP: Fixed issue where ended subscription with future startdate was displayed as active.
  • PAP: Fixed issue where Payment details return button did not link to the previous page.
  • PCP: Fixed issue where duplicate receipts tried to be created for some Adyen payments.
  • PAP: Fixed issue in Order validation where the fallback package could be the same as the original package.
  • PAP: Fixed issue where gift campaigns could be selected in retention campaigns.
  • PAP: Fixed issue where ended Kayak provisioned subscriptions had a wrong valid to.

4.4.0 (2021-08-12)

New features

  • Added support for Adyen Realtime Account Updater. Read more here
  • PAP: Package additional actions are now grouped into a dropdown menu.
  • PAP: User account can be inactivated or activated.
  • PCP: Creditcard without masked number and expiration date can now be updated with Adyen.
  • PAP: Upgrade or downgrade a subscription.
  • Order validation
    • Support for age restrictions, read more here
    • PAP: Create order validation criteria
    • PCP: Customers presented with a warning and offered an alternative package if age does not meet requirements.
    • Payway API: New API Order validation
  • Retention campaigns
    • PAP: Creation and editing of retention campaigns for a package.
    • PCP: Customer offered retention campaign on cancellation.
    • Read more about retention campaigns here

Change

  • PAP: Include product name in product dropdowns.
  • Extended documentation with
  • PARP: Adyen bank 3DS verification uses all available space for rendering 3DS challenge.
  • Subscription sharings are transferred to the new subscription upon upgrade.

Issues fixed

  • Kayak integration: Issue fixed with shorter timeouts for critical Kayak endpoints.
  • Recurring subscriptions: Issue fixed with Klarna Payments address parsing.
  • Recurring subscriptions: Issue fixed where subscriptions with deprecated payment method providers would be retried using APR.
  • PCP: Issue fixed with error page on change password.
  • PCP: Issue fixed with the Give gift purchase flow.
  • PCP: Issue fixed where visibly active payment method was not the selected one when customer pressed back button.
  • PCP: Issue fixed where nonactive subscriptions credit card info could not be updated.