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  1. Ability to specify own SMTP Servers

    While we can configure SPF this can cause problems when you hit max SPF lookups (which is easy to do when using lots of third party systems).

    In addition it still means we authorise Foxycart to send any email on our behalf.

    Preferred would be the ability to specify our own SMTP servers for outgoing email. We then have full control over SPF, DKIM and DMARC settings.

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      2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      This is planned. DMARC becoming more widely used is certainly problematic for many users. We don’t have a timeframe on it, but it’s definitely being discussed internally, and we’ve got an Enterprise Plan user who needs it as well.

      UPDATE 2017-05-09: We have this in QA, and are working to improve our handling of situations where the SMTP connection fails.

    • Advanced coupons for subscriptions

      Allow coupons to be created that allow discounts as follows:

      50% off your subscription for first 6 months
      $2 off your subscription for first 12 months

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      • Sendy Integration

        Integration for Sendy. Sendy allows for Newsletter marketing at a much lower cost than other programs since they are hosted on Amazon S3. So we could have 10,000 subscribers for $1 a month.

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        • Ability to retain gateway credentials

          It would be useful for those who process via multiple merchant accounts to be able to switch them over without having to reenter the credentials in the foxycart admin.

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          • Customer Tax ID validation / verification

            For tax-exempt customer functionality, it'd be nice to validate the Tax ID where possible (like using VIES system for the EU). If you vote for this, please comment noting which countries you're concerned about, and your desired use case.

            16 votes
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            • Add support for Taxamo.com VAT tax lookup

              EU VAT tax rate lookup and reporting functionality

              https://www.taxamo.com

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              • FraudLabs Pro

                This is a 3rd party fraud module that is currently integrated into several carts such as opencart. The users can use it for free as long as it is less than 500 orders per month.

                Foxycart should consider to support it.

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                  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Thanks for the suggestion. We’ll keep this one in mind. We’ve got a few others that we’re planning on integrating as well. Unfortunately, we don’t have a timeframe for when we might be able to look at adding this, but we appreciate the recommendation.

                • coupon duplication

                  Ability to copy a coupon you have already setup. Sometimes, all you need to change is the coupon code, but keep all the parameters.

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                  • Set Cart Minimum Price and/or Products

                    An option within the FoxyCart Admin for vendors to set a minimum number of products or minimum total amount that must be in the cart before displaying the checkout button.

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                    • Add the ability to specify twig logic in the subject

                      Allow twig placeholders and logic to be used within the email subjects to allow for customised subjects

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                      • Include subscription status in subscription XML datafeed

                        Currently it is difficult to differentiate whether a subscription appearing in the subscription XML datafeed is there due to a cancellation or because the subscription has ended. Including a subscription status of "canceled", "complete", or "failed" would make filtering and processing the subscriptions datafeed much easier.

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                        • MODX Integration

                          A MODX Revolution + FoxyCart integration, similar to FoxyShop or FoxyPress for WordPress.

                          If you're interested in this, please register and vote for this. That way we can notify you if something becomes available.

                          24 votes
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                          • Purchase Subscriptions as Guest

                            Currently if a subscription is added to the cart, the purchaser must create an account and cannot checkout as a guest. This interferes with how some organizations operate who prefer to manually manage the dunning process.

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                            • Multiple Origin Postal Codes

                              Multiple Origin Postal Codes - this would allow for accurate shipping rates to be displayed when products ship from different locations. Store owners could drop ship directly from a manufacturer or ship from one of more physical locations and charge customer accurate shipping rates at time of purchase. Therefore, each product would allow a postal code to be entered/passed through to the shipping engine for calculation of freight.

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                              • Track Email Bounces For Digital Downloads

                                We'd like to be notified if a customer mistypes their email, thus prevented them from getting their items. Also, if this does happen we'd like the ability to edit their email address in order to resend the email with their item links.

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                                • Add fc_empty on minicart

                                  Add .fc_empty class for minicart - shows when cart is empty and hidden otherwise. Allows for things such as "your cart is empty" to be displayed.

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                                  • full screen

                                    Full Screen Mode for checkout/cart template editor textareas would be awesome. I'm sure most people copy/paste the code into an editor as I do to make it readable, but it could be nice to be able to make the textarea larger, like this: http://burakson.github.io/fseditor/.

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                                    • Social Logins

                                      Ability to login using Google, Twitter, etc.

                                      - user clicks “Checkout”;
                                      - popup window with options to login/register using social sites
                                      - user clicks the appropriate social site button
                                      - user is asked to log in or confirm authorization of social site
                                      - SSO behind the scenes using social site information

                                      8 votes
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                                      • Dynamic Downloads

                                        In situations where you have thousands of possible downloads and only a small number of them are expected to be purchased or will be purchased only once (e.g. raw print-quality photos), it is overkill to upload all the files in advance to the FoxyCart servers.

                                        Instead of uploading products in advance, it would be great if downloadable products could be dynamically created during a purchase transaction. If the add-to-cart request has enough information to define the download (name, category, code, price, and download location), then the product will be created either when the product is added to the cart or…

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                                        • Login With Facebook

                                          We had a client that wanted to include the "Login with Facebook" Feature. Not sure if it would be better at the checkout or before that.

                                          This will speed up new user registration and makes logging in easier in case they forgot their password.

                                          Easily share products with your friends and possibly see if any of your friends bought products from the site as well.

                                          Settings for control and privacy of your information should also be included.

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