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Release Notes for Payway 4.5

Target Audience: Users, Developers, Stakeholders

Minor Releases

4.5.6 (2022-06-30)

Issues fixed

  • PAP: Issue fixed where receiving a error while creating a campaign would still save the campaign and cause a bad state.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where the Adyen payment configuration would incorrectly require the origin key/url fields to be filled in.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where the campaign table/overview would in some cases take painfully long to load in.
    • Default view will limit results to 25 rows
    • Searching/filtering will limit results to 50 rows
  • PAP: Issue fixed where the subscription period information would display incorrect end dates for Billecta subscriptions.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where the country code list when starting a subscription for a customer would in some cases only include one country.
  • Payway API: Issue fixed where start_date would incorrectly not be optional in the Create Order V2 API.

Changes

  • PAP: Limited subscriptions can no longer have their end date set to the past.
  • PAP: Flex campaigns can no longer transition to itself.
  • PAP: Added traffic_source to the order details page.
  • PAP: "Distribution" link (for those with distribution enabled) no longer visible for everyone. Required role is now "Tulo Distribution Manager".
  • PCP: Payment periods on flex campaigns without a set transition period will no longer be included in our purchase flow(s), as this would result in broken behaviour later on.
  • PCP: Issue fixed where first- and last name fields would sometimes not display as mandatory, even although they were configured as such.

New features

  • PAP: Added Payment Profiles for Adyen. This will allow you to start subscriptions from admin and our API's, with card details that have already been saved from a previous purchase they have made.
    • Read more about payment profiles here.
    • This feature is by default disabled. To get started with payment profiles, please contact our support.
  • PAP: Added Ranked Campaign Groups, which will allow you to create a collection of campaigns on a specified package, with customizable internal ordering.
    • Read more about ranked campaign groups here.
  • PAP: Added information on the subscription overview for a customer, stating how many physical copies will be distributed (for those with distribution).
  • PAP: Extended the functionality of Marketplace HTML and CSS templates:
    • Marketplace and marketplace groupings are now controlled by a so-called theme. Read more about themes here.
    • Themes in turn decide which HTML template and CSS templates that should be used.
    • HTML templates can take use of HTML widgets in order to separate code and add some versatility for different titles.
    • This will not change the behaviour of marketplaces inherently, but instead open up the usage of our Marketing API's.

4.5.5 (2022-06-08)

Issues fixed

  • Payway API: Issue fixed where the Account API and Me API endpoints would return 500 for flex campaigns with multiple campaigns.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where payment configurations would sometimes save an incorrect password, causing the payment method to fail.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where creating a subscription from admin would not take timezones into consideration.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where subscriptions without an order id would prevent sharings from being created/working correctly.
  • PCP: Issue fixed where Klarna addresses would in some cases not be parsed correctly.
  • PCP: Issue fixed where the flex campaign price description would be incorrect for campaigns with multiple iterations.

Changes

  • Payway API: Added support to update a customers birthdate through the Account API and Me API Update endpoints.
  • Payway API: Added support to set a customers birthdate through the Account API Create endpoint.
  • PAP: Statistics view have been deprecated and Redash will from now on instead be used. For more information or help in setting up Redash, contact our support.

New features

  • Payway API: New Account API endpoint to create an order. Read more here.
  • Payway API: New Me API endpoint to create an order on behalf of a customer. Read more here.
  • PAP: Added the option to immediately terminate a subscription that was previously cancelled at period end.
  • PAP: Added company and citizenship-related fields when creating a Billecta-based subscription from admin (allowing subscriptions to be created for foreign customers).

4.5.4 (2022-05-19)

Issues fixed

  • PAP: Issue fixed where upgrades/downgrades performed via PAP would not be exported correctly.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where order validation fallback- and transition packages could not be set up correctly in the case of campaigns.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where the package table would sometimes show blank/white, without any indication on what happened/went wrong.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where the Field configuration table for packages would display incorrectly.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where failed Billecta-payments would sometimes fail to mark themselves as failed.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where retention campaigns with disabled payment periods would sometimes be incorrectly considered incompatible when setting up a retention campaign staircase.
  • PCP: Issue fixed where flex campaigns, where the last campaign would perform an ordinary transition to the base package, would not be included in the price string.
  • PCP: Issue fixed where the total price would sometimes not be shown in the case of flex campaigns, and the price-per-month would instead be shown.
  • Payway API: Issue fixed where Klarna trial-purchases would not be allowed in the case of flex campaigns.
  • Payway API: Issue fixed where the subscription_end_date would be incorrectly calculated for the Me API V2 in the case of flex campaigns.

Changes

  • Payway API: New fields added to the Order section of the order_closed event.

New features

  • PAP: Added support for Billecta e-invoices for companies, when starting a subscription for a customer via PAP.
    • New fields: Company Registration Number (CRN), Global Location Number (GLN), Intermediator
  • PAP: Added an additional text to the subscription overview under a customer, describing what package/campaign the customer will transition to.
  • PCP: Added an additional text to the "My subscriptions" page, describing what package/campaign the customer will transition to.
  • PAP & PCP: Introduced a new toggleable feature, which will allow you to set the Payway account name to the given card holder name during the purchase flow.
    • Contact our support for more information on how to start using this feature.
  • Payway API: Introduced a Marketing API V4, which will allow you to fetch prices and price descriptions excluding VAT.
  • Payway API: Introduced a Product API V3, which will allow you to fetch prices excluding VAT.

4.5.3 (2022-05-02)

Issues fixed

  • PAP: Issue fixed where some address fields would be emptied in the case of a validation error, while attempting to start a Billecta subscription.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where performing a deactivation, reactivation, and change of renewal date would not present any feedback that the action was performed.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where package sharings would sometimes still be shown on archived/deleted accounts.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where exporting helpdesk messages would never take more than 100 entries.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where orders created with a failed payment would not create a subscription, and as such show an error page while trying to view the order.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where pending package downgrades/changes would still exist after a subscription was upgraded/cancelled.
  • PAP & PCP: Issue fixed where package upgrades/downgrades/changes would still be incorrectly performed with a missing payment agreement.
  • Payway API: Issue fixed where attempting to fetch product start dates on products without an end date would result in an unexpected error.
  • Payway API: Issue fixed where /perform_additional_action would not perform as expected in the case of a cancelled order.

Changes

  • PAP: Added the possibility to enter a CO address and country when starting a new subscription for a customer.
  • PAP: Added a max-length limitation to the value column of the resource register, as to improve user experience in the case of longer values.
  • PAP & PCP: Added support for the Adyen CANCELLATION event code, to be able to handle and cancel payments via notifications.
  • PCP: Changed the order-/age validation that would previously only consider the year of the birth date, to now considering the whole birth date of the customer.

New features

  • PAP: Subscription status updated and informational text added to subscriptions that has failed to renew.
  • PAP: Package ranking implemented, which will allow you to set a rank on packages (campaigns inherit their rank).
    • These ranks will decide how package changes are performed, if a rank is set on both the source and target package.
    • Read more about package ranking here.
    • Read more on how to set up package ranking here.
  • PAP: Transition package implemented for the package- and campaign based order/age validation.
    • This will allow you to set up a package and period that the customer will transition to once the age criterion is no longer met.
    • If a transition package is not set up, the subscription will be cancelled.
    • Read more about this functionality here.

4.5.2 (2022-04-11)

Issues fixed

  • PAP: Issue fixed related to validation errors when editing Billecta payment provider configurations .
  • PAP: Issue fixed when changing package to any Adyen payment option.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where the save button for creating new subscriptions could be triggered multiple times.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where the account timeline would show the users email as creator instead of the admin email when a subscription was added.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where the description for a payment period was missing from flex campaigns.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where the wrong payment due date was displayed for Billecta subscriptions.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where reactivation of Billecta subscriptions did not start a new invoice period.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where an error page was shown if the order details were missing on the order.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where selected payment period was incorrectly mandatory for upgrade and downgrade package change.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where sometimes product could not be added when editing the market place.
  • External Marketing API: Issue fixed where direct-debit transition period would be required.
  • Payway API: Issue fixed for change_product in Me API where a subscription could not be changed to a campaign.

Changes

  • Payway API: Added order_id to the response for Account API invoice_order and Me API order
  • PAP: Added improved reactivation functionality for Billecta invoices.
  • PAP: Added an account timeline entry when a password is regenerated.
  • PAP: Added more visibility to uploaded logos under titles.
  • PCP: The required length of a phone number changed to shorter.

New features

  • PAP: Added the possibility to set shopper statement in the Adyen payment provider configuration.
  • PAP: Added Billecta invoice delivery methods to show on order details, payment details and invoice periods.
  • PAP: Added Billecta invoices to show as paid in Payway if they are credited to the sum of the invoice amount. Read more here
  • PAP: Added the option to select if traffic sources must be registered in PAP. Read more here
  • PAP: Added the possibility to change an address to abroad for Tulo distribution.
  • PAP: Added link to Tulo distribution for those who use distribution through Tulo.
  • PAP: Added cancellation reasons to the account timeline.
  • PAP: Added improved validation for Billecta payment provider configuration.
  • Kayak integration: Added functionality that changes cancellation reason if subscription can not be exported due to inactive in Kayak.
  • Documentation: Tulo invoice lifecycle

4.5.1 (2022-03-22)

Issues fixed

  • Payway API: Issue fixed where the Product API V2 endpoint would require transition periods for disabled campaign periods, and thus cause an incorrect error.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where the user experience when failing to select a period when changing the package for a customer would suffer.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where orders were incorrectly exported to Kayak in the event of a package change.

Changes

  • Payway API: redirectUrl parameter added to the Adyen Place Card Verification endpoint.
  • Payway API: Base package tags now included in the list of tags when fetching a campaign from the Marketing API V2 and Marketing API V3.
  • PAP: Disabled the option to select a future subscription start date for Limited Billecta subscriptions, as these are currently not supported.
  • PAP: Disabled the Change Package functionality for all Billecta subscriptions.
  • PAP: Disabled the option to swap the current subscription of a customer into a Billecta subscription.
  • PAP: Added a info-section describing the subscription the customer currently has when going to Change package.
  • Payway Email Service: Added state to the PWSubscription payload.

New features

  • PAP: Added column sort functionality to the invoice periods overview.
  • PAP: Added the option to not send out the first invoice when starting a Billecta subscription on behalf of a customer.

4.5.0 (2022-03-03)

Issues fixed

  • Payway API: Improved error handling for the entire me_api
  • Payway API: Improved error handling for /accounts/invoice_order
  • PAP: Issue fixed where products on a marketplace would be blanked out, if an error occurred along the way.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where Adyen and Billecta payment periods could not be created if they were pre-selected when editing payment options.
  • PAP: Issue fixed where reactivation of Billecta subscriptions would result in duplicate invoice periods.
  • PCP: Issue fixed where logged in customers, without a customer number and address, would experience unexpected behaviour.

Changes

  • Payway API: subscription_end_date added to the Me API V2 and Account API V1, signifying when a subscription will come to an end.
  • Payway API: campaign_end_date added to the Me API V2 and Account API V1, signifying when a campaign will come to an end.
  • Payway API: price_description included in each price period when fetching products from the Product API V2
  • Payway API: The user product property has_pending_change_request has been moved to the Me API V2.
  • Payway API: subscription_type now showing as limited if the subscription is based on a non-transitioning campaign or a limited package.
  • Payway Docs: SSO2 Documentation extended with a "Best Practices" section. Read more here.
  • PAP: Package changes that would result in cross-merchant purchases no longer allowed (applicable for Klarna and Adyen).
  • PPF: Order validation now includes passive customers (applicable for Kayak subscription systems).

New features

  • Improved handling for externally provisioned subscriptions in intermission. Adjusted subscription end date according to the intermission (applicable for Kayak subscription systems).
  • PAP: Improved management of invoice (Billecta) subscriptions
    • Better overview of current invoicing
    • Easier adjustment of subscription period. Invoicing is automatically adjusted according to the renewal date.
    • Reactivation of Billecta subscriptions now automatically restarts invoicing.
  • PAP: Overhauled the initial view of the PAP, now allowing Customer Service to search for customers, orders, payments, and invoices (if you're using Billecta) separately.