LightSpeedRelease Notes

August 27, 2014

Web Store 3.1.11


Bug Fixes

  • An issue with upgrading theme versions has been resolved
  • “Theme Update Available” message will no longer display in Web Stores which automatically upgrade themes
  • Image sync issues have been addressed between Cloud and Web Store
  • Release notes will now be displayed properly after an upgrade
  • An issue with re-uploaded Orders on Web Store involving Tax-Inclusive Pricing has been resolved
  • Tax inclusive Web Stores will now display non-tax prices correctly to customers outside of the taxable area
  • Fixed an intermittent issue where order notification emails would not correctly display the items and quantities
  • Email receipts will now correctly display the header image in all cases

August 21, 2014

Cloud Update: Kepler


New Features

  • Cursor Focus Enhancements – The cursor now focuses automatically in the right input boxes when navigating between listings and the register
  • Users can now disassemble an assembly and serialized assembly back into inventory
  • Special Orders now display status colors in listing
Bug Fixes
  • Label Printing Fixes
  • Custom Fields Bug Fixes and Enhancements
  • Fix to manual CC entry
  • Shopify Bug Fixes
  • QBP Bug Fixes including orders now show the $ value in the invoice drop-down

August 06, 2014

Web Store 3.1.10


Bug Fixes

  • LightSpeed Pro customers can once again upload Favicons
  • When using Moneris simple integration, taxes for shipping fees are now properly displayed on the Order Summary page
  • When using the “Add taxes to shipping fees” option, taxes will now be calculated properly
  • Various stability and performance fixes
  • Manually entering an outstanding payment amount that is larger than required will no longer create an issue with Orders appearing in LightSpeed Cloud
Please note that Web Store 3.1.10 requires LightSpeed Pro 3.7 or higher

July 30, 2014

Cloud Update: Jetstream



  • Special Orders and Layaways will now be auto-completed when an item is added to a customers sale
  • Purchase Order notes are now visible in the Purchase Order listing
  • Status Colors have returned to the Purchase Order listing
  • Changes to API request process

Bug Fixes:

  • Missing register buttons (Layaway All, Special Order All, Set Employee, and Delete All) in Sale screen will now always appear
  • Fixes to the Save button functionality when using a Date Custom Field
  • Credit Card transaction receipts do not print extra information
  • Alignment fixes in Sales screen
  • Clicking a button in Custom Menu in Register will not collapse the menu
  • Shopify Sync issues resolved, quotes are now being created properly
  • Customers using the Giant integration can use a blank suffix for the shop IDs in vendor setup
  • Multiple Custom Field bug fixes

July 18, 2014

Web Store 3.1.9



  • Customers must opt in to mailing list option: This option determines whether the “Allow Us To Send You Emails About Our Products” option, which appears during customer registration and check out, is enabled or disabled by default. When set to ON, the option is disabled by default and a customer must enable the option to opt in to the mailing list. This is particularly useful for Canadian merchants who need to comply with CASL requirements. This option is available in Admin Panel > Customer Registration.


Bug Fixes

  • Brooklyn Theme: Corrected an issue where the footer was not auto adjusting when store information was displayed on multiple lines
  • Portland Theme: Improved the usability of the search field and advanced search button
  • Portland Theme: The layout of the checkout form has been reviewed and improved
  • Amazon Integration: Corrected an issue where sub-categories would not load for some Amazon categories in Admin Panel > Integration > Match Amazon Categories to WS
  • Matrices: Child products in matrices will now automatically use the parent’s image for the cart thumbnail if no image has been uploaded for the child
  • Matrices: Corrected an issue where single attribute matrices would show a broken image and no description if the user removed the selection made for the attribute

July 18, 2014

Cloud Update: Hubble



  • Credit card receipts will now print summarized version, not two full copies
  • Credit card receipts will cut between store and customer copy
  • Reply-to email address is now, this will allow shops with AOL or Yahoo accounts to email receipts, POs, etc. from Cloud
  • Adding multiple items to a Purchase Order using multi-select will now return you back to the order
  • USB scanning speed has been improved
  • Customer specific Sales Tax will now apply in LightSpeed Cloud for iPad
  • Users can now rename custom fields
  • Custom Fields will now display on New Item screen
  • Custom Fields “Get Started” page will no longer pop up after you’ve created custom fields
  • Custom Fields can be sorted by headers
  • Expired accounts can now be logged into


  • QBP Catalog now syncing
  • Hawley catalog now syncing
  • Accounts will no longer get stuck in between modes when switching between menu types
  • Items with a different tax class than the default rate will be taxed accurately
  • Custom Field checkbox types will behave as expected and not just use default values
  • Fixed a UI bug relating to release notes
  • Fixed an issue which could have allowed unauthorized XSS input



  • Importing the same UPC or EAN twice through the API no longer possible
  • Removing a discount through the API will now work
  • API can now calculate what’s in a cash drawer

Known Issues:

  • Any pre-existing Custom Fields with checkboxes might not function correctly and should be archived and recreated
  • We will be setting the reply-to address to in the future
  • In Custom Fields, filtering by Archived behaves the same as filtering by ALL

July 09, 2014

LightSpeed Pro 3.9.8



  • Updated OpenSSL
  • Improved performance of Inventory Valuation by Date report
  • Invoice modification timestamp is now updated when posted or unposted
  • Invoice modification timestamp is now updated when applying any payment type
  • Receiving serial numbers on a PO with more than 4096 total characters no longer causes a crash


  • Carry-in repairs no longer fail due to consignment flag

Web Store

  • Improved Web Store uploader performance and connectivity
  • Fixed a time zone issue which may have affected connectivity for international users

Magento Connector

  • Magento Connector is now compatible with PHP 5.4

June 27, 2014

Web Store 3.1.8


  • Single Attribute Matrices (Cloud Web Stores) - Users can now show matrix products with only one attribute such as color or size on their Web Store. On the product details page only one drop-down appears to allow shoppers to pick the desired option.
  • Matrix child products inherit their parent images automatically - Child products in matrices will now automatically show the parents’ images if none have been uploaded for the child.

Bug Fixes

  • Download flag - The checkbox for flagging a downloaded order to download again in the Admin Panel under System > Database Admin > Downloaded Orders is now functioning properly.
  • Shipping Charges - Corrected an issue where shipping would not be charged to the customer in certain circumstances.
  • CVV verification - Corrected an issue where credit cards that have a CVV number with a leading ’0′ would fail to process payments.
  • Unpaid Orders - When an unpaid order has been changed to paid status on admin panel, the order will be moved over to pending orders as expected.
  • Monaco - The payment confirmation screen has been reviewed and the layout has been fixed.
  • Monaco - The product detail page has been fixed and the secondary images are now aligned properly.
  • Email Receipt - Corrected an issue where email receipts would be missing the store header in certain circumstances.
  • Security - Customers using Beanstream Simple Integration for payment processing can now use hash validation to verify the authenticity of the payment process request/response.
  • Performance - More optimization has been done to the product category menu creation to speed up the page load. Page loading has been improved especially for stores with large number of categories and products when the “Display Empty Categories” option is off. More improvement will be done in the next release.

June 23, 2014

Cloud Update: Gravity


  • Custom Fields Beta is available! We will be rolling out access and all accounts will be available by Wednesday June 25
  • Users can switch back to the drawer menu in lieu of the fly-out branded menu
  • Price Rules can now be applied to multiple shops and customer types
  • The latest LightSpeed Scanner firmware is now supported
  • API and Advanced Reporting updates

Bug Fixes:

  • Closing Counts have been updated to show Employee info
  • Several receipt template updates
  • Sales will no longer be able to create duplicate payments
  • BCC field now works when emailing Work Orders
  • PIN now works properly when checking out a work order
  • Searching for customers in Work Orders now works as expected
  • Shopify and SmartEtailing bug fixes

June 10, 2014

Web Store 3.1.7

Bug Fixes

  • General: Corrected an issue with an incorrect path referencing custom XML modules
  • General: When the current user is an unregistered guest, product grid should display prices using the system default tax inclusive price setting
  • General: Corrected an issue where SOAP debugging would conflict with image uploading
  • Checkout: Corrected an issue where a new customer record is created in the database every time the checkout happens
  • Checkout: Corrected an issue where an incorrect error message would be displayed to guest users for declined transaction using Beanstream
  • Shipping: When product shipping restriction using keywords is enabled, the matching of the keywords will work in case-insensitive manner
  • SSL: Corrected an issue with some pages using the domain name instead of the custom one
  • Install: Corrected an issue where database credentials were not sanitized
  • Install: Corrected an issue where Skipping email SMTP setup in Install License Wizard would create an error
  • Performance: Optimized product category menu creation to speed up the page load. Page loading has been improved especially for the sites with large number of categories and products when “Display Empty Categories” option is off. More improvement will be done in the next release