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There are three different request lists.

  • GENERAL Requests
  • PAYMENT Gateways
  • SHIPPING Carriers

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  • ANYTHING other than feature requests ;)

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  1. Super Ship

    Advanced shipping functionality, including: Multiple flat rate; Flat rate + live rates; Allow/Disallow specific countries, states/provinces/postal codes; specific shipping methods per products (for oversized, freight, etc.); package dimensions;

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      63 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Update: We currently have the foundation of the new shipping system built, as well as a very cool UI for it, which allows custom rule building. We are continuing to work on this, and will update as we have details. (We can’t get more specific on a release date, but we’re working hard. Trust us: Shipping is a large support burden for us, and we know it’s can be a significant issue for you. We’re excited about this new system though.)

      In the meantime, there’s a LOT you can do currently: http://wiki.foxycart.com/snippets/start
      If you need help with any of those shipping customizations just let us know in the forum.

    • Gift Certs/Vouchers

      Gift certificates/vouchers/cards. Allows customer to purchase and either use or give unique codes to shop.

      742 votes
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        planned  ·  17 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Free Shipping Coupon Code

        Coupon code to allow for free shipping.

        495 votes
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          11 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Update 2014.05.21: This is planned for a future release, but we aren’t sure where it’ll fit into the roadmap. In the meantime, it’s possible with some custom javascript, and we can help you accomplish this if you email us at help@foxycart.com. Just provide the details of what you’re after and we’ll try to get you something to make it happen.

        • Tax-Inclusive Prices & Tax Rates

          Ability to set a tax-inclusive rate, so a product with price=50 and an inclusive tax of 10% would actually display a tax line item of $5 on the cart/receipt. When voting, please provide feedback (including the country you need it for) on this request if you do vote for it.

          There's a workaround here: http://bit.ly/ce00cA

          For the forum discussion relating to this item, please comment here:
          http://forum.foxycart.com/comments.php?DiscussionID=1090

          257 votes
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            29 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            We do plan on improving our systems to handle this. Unfortunately, we don’t have a timeframe, but it is high up on the request list.

            UPDATE 2014-12-10: We are aware of the changes to the EU VAT coming in 2015, and this feature is definitely planned. Thanks everybody for chiming in.

            UPDATE 2014-01-26: A user has made a working customization using Twig to change the cart display to get a VAT style cart and checkout working. Email us if you’d like that.

          • Pay by Check / ACH Debit

            Pay by (e)check added for gateways that support it.

            228 votes
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            • Customer Portal to view Transactions, Subscriptions, and to Update Billing Info

              Even though FoxyCart is built to integrate, it would be useful to have a basic customer portal that displays past transactions (possibly with the ability to place re-orders or re-load a past transaction into their cart), active subscriptions (with links to transfer, update billing, or cancel), and a display of their current account information.

              189 votes
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                19 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • White Labeling / Reseller Pricing

                White-labeled admin interface for your clients. (This is _not_ a self-hosted solution, but rather a white-labeled admin.)

                165 votes
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                  5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  2013-10-14: If you’ve voting on this or interested in it, could you please provide your use case in the comments? Specifically: What new functionality you’d want us to provide. How you’d like billing to be handled. The need that this would meet for you. And anything else you think would be helpful?

                  Thanks.

                • Admin User Permissions, Fine Grained Access Control

                  Ability to give clients separate login and permissions to certain areas of FC admin. In our case this means giving our clients access to manage products and reports while keeping them out of other details of store setup. This would go nicely with a white-labeled admin.

                  109 votes
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                    14 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Persistent Carts / Saved Carts / Wish Lists

                    The ability to save a cart, or save a cart ID for reference and attachment to a user in an external system (like a CMS).

                    This would allow not only for saved carts, but also for things like wish lists, recommended carts (if saved carts could be replicated), and "repeat my past order" types of situations.

                    68 votes
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                      4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Convert email CSS to inline styles

                      When sending an email receipt, run the email through a process that will convert all <style> tags and imported stylesheets into inline CSS. This is what Campaign Monitor does to email templates before sending them.

                      This should happen after the ^^ tags are replaced in the email template.

                      This is hugely important to anyone wanting to use FoxyCart's generated emails not only because the safest way to use CSS in an HTML email is to use inline styles since many clients ignore <style> tags completely and also because the HTML generated by the ^^ tags contains some inline styles that…

                      65 votes
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                      • Advanced Tax API / Integration for External Sources

                        Allow taxes to be calculated by using a custom tax processing script (hosted by the store, not by FoxyCart). This would allow stores to do lookups for states like Washington, which has tens of thousands of records necessary to accurately determine taxes.

                        Link to Washington's site:
                        http://dor.wa.gov/Content/FindTaxesAndRates/RetailSalesTax/DestinationBased/ClientInterface.aspx

                        61 votes
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                        • Ability to duplicate a FoxyCart store

                          At present there is no way to delete test data from a FoxyCart store. IT would be great to be able to do so or failing that have the option to create a duplicate of an existing store minus the customer data.

                          50 votes
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                            4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                            Update 2015.10.22: The hypermedia is now available, and though we don’t have anything official to share, this topic is something we discuss internally relatively often. We’re also discussing allowing git-based store creation/duplication/backup functionality, but again, nothing officially in the plans yet.

                            Update 2014.05.21: This is something that will be more of a possibility when our new API becomes publicly available, and it’s something we certainly see the value in.

                          • Store-specific Order ID / Transaction ID / Invoice ID #s

                            The ability to control our own order numbers would be really helpful. In Authorize.net these are called "Invoice Numbers".

                            48 votes
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                              3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              Update 2014.05.21: No movement on this one. Though it’s come up a few times over the years, it’s probably not something we’ll be able to address before tackling some of the more requested features. That said, there are a few ways to make something like this work if it’s an absolute necessity, so please email help@foxycart.com if you really really need it.

                            • Error XML Datafeed

                              XML datafeed of errors (to compliment the existing Transaction XML datafeed)

                              42 votes
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                              • no javascript required checkout

                                The ability for customers to add products to their cart and checkout with out JavaScript enabled.

                                40 votes
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                                  2014-03-24 Note: Please continue to vote and comment on this if you’d like. This is one of those things that “we should do”, but since we launched in 2007, javascript has become even more ubiquitous.

                                  If you comment, please let us know if you have a practical or pragmatic reason for requiring a non-js fallback, or if it’s just “because it should be progressively enhanced because that’s the right way to do it”. Not to minimize that it is the “right” way, but in the 7 years since we launched this has been a shockingly small request, so we want to get a better handle on why people need a non-js fallback.

                                • Subscription Trial Periods, Alternate Pricing

                                  Ability to set a "trial period" or "introductory offer" pricing for subscriptions. For example, a 15 day trial at $1.99, after which point a full-priced $15/mo subscription starts. Or allow a $0 price for the first 30 days, after which a full-priced subscription starts.

                                  Introductory periods should allow a separate price as well as a separate frequency.

                                  40 votes
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                                  • Multiple downloads for 1 price

                                    There should be an option to have multiple downloads for 1 price. For example, you should be able to sell an album with all seperate tracks for say, $11.99. Not price each song individually.

                                    40 votes
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                                    • Refund Feature

                                      I would love the ability to do either a partial or full refund when looking at the transaction log. It would save a lot of time and energy!

                                      38 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        We can’t say officially that this is “planned”, but we can say that it’s definitely something we’ve been discussing for a while, and is tentatively planned for a future release. Thanks for voicing your support, and we agree, there are many very good reasons for us to add support for this type of functionality.

                                      • Uploadable Products

                                        Allow file uploads for products, possibly as a product option, or possibly as a separate interface on checkout or receipt. Please comment on this thread with your ideas or requirements.

                                        30 votes
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