August 10, 2011
Sitefinity ecommerce allows users to setup and operate their online stores by the use of Sitefinity pages and widgets. The module is available in Sitefinity Enterprise and Professional editions, and as a separate add-on.
Create products, types of products, and departments in the Products catalog area.
The order management area allows the merchant to view customers and orders. Each order shows details of products purchased, shipping address and billing address. The merchant can define shipping methods or they can set up a real-time shipping rate provider as well. The merchant can set up a payment processor to process transaction in real-time.
Added ability to specify file system storage for the files in Images, Videos, Documents & Files. The option can be set on a library level, and enables the efficient use of server space.
Launched Sitefinity Template Builder which empowers users having little or no experience with HTML and CSS to create template & themes for Sitefinity websites in an easy drag and drop manner. The outputted files (ASP.NET Master-pages, CSS, images) can be then imported to a selected Sitefinity project using the ‘Template Importer module’ included in the Sitefinity SDK 4.2 release, or can be used as a regular Master-page and theme in your ASP.NET application.
Online Link, User Documentation, Blog post
Migration Module 3.x to 4.x.
The Migration tool is now available as a standard Sitefinity module. It can be used to migrate Sitefinity 3.7. SP4 projects to version 4.2. This release of the module is marked as Alpha.
Achieved overall improvement in the load time of backend and frontend pages.