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Hotcakes Version 1.8.2 Released

Hotcakes staff relaxing after another awesome release!

Our team is heads-down, working hard on our next release right now.  We always have great things planned - and you can definitely look forward to some "sexy" new features to be released in the near future.  In the meantime though, we know that you need to get some of those pesky bugs squashed.  We know how you feel.  This release will fix most of the outstanding issues that we know about.  

By the way, if you're enjoying your Hotcakes, please feel free to give us a review or email us a testimonial.


As always, please test your upgrades on a development version of your site first. Be sure to back-up prior to upgrade, and merge anynoted viewset changes as desired. We are not responsible for any Hotcakes that get spilled on the floor.

Download: Install/Upgrade

You can always download the latest Hotcakes release andother related downloads from our download page.


17976 - PI:CI: Order manager order totals/inventory enhancements - It’s possible to now see zero dollar amount for refunded orders and replenish inventory levels for cancelled, deleted, and returned orders.

17973 - CI: Localized email/checkout values - A few remaining values were not yet localized for emails that are sent to customers.

Bug Fixes

18237 - Guest checkout fails on Evoq Content installation

17984 - Affiliate commission calculated on order total and not subtotal.

17888 - CI: Search results show inactive products

14816 - Prevent PayPal billing address override when non-shipping order is purchased using Checkout page

17943 - Critical error when viewing order manager shipment page without shipping methods configured

14960 - JavaScript error when deleting promotions.

18107 - Any/All values switched in products promotion.

18257 - JS error happens during Guest Checkout

18258 - Guest Checkout fails if there is Product Viewer Module on Checkout Page

Viewset Changes

This release doesn't have any viewset changes, but you should always perform a comparison of your viewset to the default viewset anyway to ensure that you have any desired updates from prior releases.

In the very least, you should always review the Cart, Checkout, CSS, and JavaScript updates when there are any. These are areas that can directly affect how well your store is performing.

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