Add-on - Product of the day and extended promotions

This addon extends standard promotions, gives you possibility to have individual pages with SEO for promotions + extra template for promotions list + special promo block for main promotion on the main page and in product detailed pages (for products from main promotion).

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The addon extends the standard CS-Cart functionality for working with promotions, allowing you to use all modern methods of influencing users of the online store to increase sales.

Main possibilities:

1) Adds the ability to create a detailed page for a promotion (with the action type For catalog) with its own layout, open for search engines and a product list in this promotion and displaying a countdown counter. For each promotion you can edit / display:

  • H1 tag;
  • Page title (Title tag);
  • Meta description tag;
  • Meta keywords tag;
  • Image for promotion page;
  • Image for a list of promotions;
  • Filtering by categories of products from this promotion;
  • Filtering by features of products from this promotion.

2) Adds advanced output for all promotions page with announcements of current promotions and a list of available product combinations (form native CS-Cart Product Combinations addon) (with the ability to customize the number of promotions and combinations displayed on this page in pagination)

3) Adds improvements to the product detailed page with an active promotion (type of promotion For catalog):

  • block for the announcement with a countdown counter (with the possibility of setting the end point: Until the end of the promotion or Until the end of the day);
  • the Promotions product tab with all the promotions, that are currently available for the product

4) Adds improvements to product lists:

  • all products for which there are active promotions (with type For catalog) will be marked with the Promotion label;
  • the ability to display list of active promotions for product in list, when you hover over its cell (for UniTheme, Youpitheme themes) in the list of products.

5) Adds extra blocks to the store with presentations of promotions:

  • AB: Promotions - list of promotions with possible content filling types: Manually, Active actions, Ended actions, Expected actions;
  • AB: Product of the day and extended promotions - announcement of a chosen promotion with a counter, promo summary and its products.

6) Adds the possibility of advanced management of the promotion activity schedule: the ability to manage campaign activity periods at the level of each day / hour of the year in a convenient interface

Integrations with another CS-Cart addons from AB-team:

CS-Cart type:
  • CS-Cart Ultimate (or CS-Cart)
  • CS-Cart Multivendor
Functionality purpose:
  • Marketing
  • SEO
СS-Cart version compatibility:
  • 4.3.5
  • 4.3.6
  • 4.3.7
  • 4.3.8
  • 4.3.9
  • 4.3.10
  • 4.4.1
  • 4.4.2
  • 4.4.3
  • 4.5.1
  • 4.5.2
  • 4.6.1
  • 4.6.2
  • 4.6.3
  • 4.7.1
  • 4.7.2
  • 4.7.3
  • 4.7.4
  • 4.8.1
  • 4.8.2
  • 4.9.1
  • 4.9.2
  • 4.9.3
  • 4.10.1
  • 4.10.2
  • 4.10.3
  • 4.10.4
  • 4.11.1
  • 4.11.2
  • 4.11.3
  • 4.11.4
  • 4.11.5
  • 4.12.1
  • 4.12.2
  • 4.13.1
Enabled update period:
  • 6 months (a paid renewal is available upon expiration)

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Support includes:
  • Author's answers to the technical questions of the work of the solution
  • Help in solving bugs and problems
  • Release of versions, that support new versions of CS-Cart as well as fixing bugs and issues
Support does not include:
  • Customization services
  • Installation services
  • Adaptation services for working with third-party solutions and modules
  • Update services



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Release #40
v3.4.2 from 12-Jan-2021
Bug fixes:
[!] On the promotions list page, error occurred when "Buy together" add-on was active. Fixed.
[!] CS-Cart Ultimate, "AB: Advanced sitemap" add-on. Promotions from other stores got into XML-sitemap. Fixed.
Release #39
v3.4.1 from 23-Dec-2020
Bug fixes:
[!] In product lists promotions were displayed without links. Fixed.
Release #38
v3.4.0 from 10-Dec-2020
Release video:

Attention! Images fields, added with the add-on, will be removed during this update. At the same time current images of promotions will be removed as well. Please, save the images before update.

After update, images will be available in File editor (Administration -> Files), section "Private files". You need to fill promotion images again using standard promotion image field of CS-Cart.

New features and improvements:
[+] On the page of demo data adding, added the ability to place demo data in context in accordance with blocks.

Functionality changes:
[*] Added compatibility with CS-Cart 4.12.1.
[*] Removed old images fields that were added on the promotion editing page in the tab "AB: Product of the day and extended promotions".

Bug fixes:
[!] When using promotion with "Product feature" condition by "Multiple checkboxes" style and operator "not in", products without any value were not displayed. Fixed.
Release #37
v3.3.2 from 01-Nov-2020
Functionality changes:
[*] Unitheme2. On the product page with the template "AB: Three-columned" (located on the page "Administration panel -> Settings -> Appearance", setting "Product detailed page view") added style for information about applied promotion.

Bug fixes:
[!] There was an error combined with lazy load of promotions images in the products grid when shifting the view of product list. Fixed.
Release #36
v3.3.1 from 13-Oct-2020
New features and improvements:
[+] Added canonical link for page of promotions list.
[+] "AB: Stickers" add-on. In administration panel standard dropdown list is changed on picker of promotions when creating the promotion condition.
[+] Unitheme2: Changed appearance and location of the label (sticker) “Promotion” in product lists.

Functionality changes:
[*] On the page of all promotions improved adaptivity of view for all types of devices.

Bug fixes:
[!] Fixed security issue.
[!] On the promotion page, reset button of the filter by categories didn’t work when the page was refreshed with the active filter by category. Fixed.
[!] Promotion setting for catalog “Display label (sticker) "Promotion" in products lists was not displayed until promotion was totally created. Fixed.
[!] Promotion page was available on the forbidden storefront. Fixed.
[!] On the Home page, in the block “Active promotions” the images didn’t fill up the whole block space. There were frames on some screen resolutions. Fixed.
[!] Firefox browser. On the list page of all promotions, promotion titles were displayed not completely (cut) on the mobile devices. Fixed.
[!] Unitheme2: On the Home page, in the block “Deal of the day” all block content was moved when hovering mouse pointer over the product with a long name (more than two rows). Fixed.
[!] “Direct Customer-to-Vendor Payments” add-on. In a picker of the block ”AB: Deal of the day” promotions of Vendors were not displayed. Fixed.
[!] “Direct Customer-to-Vendor Payments” add-on. On the promotion page of the vendor there were products from other vendors. Fixed.
Release #35
v3.3.0 from 13-Jul-2020
New features and improvements:
[+] Into the tab "Block settings" of the "AB: Deal of the day" and "AB: Multi Deal of the day" blocks, a new setting "Display promotion timer" was added.
[+] On a catalog promotion editing page, a new setting "Display label (sticker) "Promotion" in products lists" was added into the tab "AB: Product of the day and extended promotions".

Functionality changes:
[*] Add-on setting "Displaying current promotions in the lists" was replaced by setting "Amount of displayed promotions in the product lists", which allows to control amount of promotions to display.
[*] Block "AB: Deal of the day". General view of the elements was changed and adaptivity was improved.
[*] Block "AB: Promotions". General view of the elements was changed and adaptivity was improved.
[*] On the page of promotions list the general view of the elements was changed and adaptivity was improved.
[*] On the product page the general view of the elements was changed and adaptivity of the promotion informational block and tabs with the applied promotions at the product was improved.
[*] From the tab "Block settings" of the "AB: Multi Deal of the day" and "AB: Deal of the day" blocks were removed deprecated settings "Thumbnail width in scroller", "Outside navigation" and "Show additional products images".

Bug fixes:
[!] When clicking on the numbers of promotion timer, the page was scrolled to the beginning. Fixed.
[!] Multi-Vendor. Menu option "Help" was available for vendors when the add-on "Direct Customer-to-Vendor Payments" was disabled.
[!] On the Home page, the block "Deal of the day" was displayed with two products on the mobile devices and some compressed elements of the product cell had a conflict. Changed for one product.
Release #34
v3.2.0 from 20-Mar-2020
If you use the UniTheme2 theme, then to update the add-on you first need to update the theme to version v4.11.3.b and higher (the release contains changes that are not compatible with earlier versions of the theme).

New functionality:
[+] Multivendor: Added support of privileges for vendors;
[+] Added the page "AB: Addons → AB: Product of the day and extended promotions → Layouts", which is designed for recovery of layouts.

Functionality changes:
[*] Refreshed the users’ privileges.
[*] In the “Block settings” tab the settings “Thumbnail width in scroller”, “Outside navigation” and “Show additional products images” were removed from the “AB: Deal of the day” block”;
[*] Unitheme2: Two products were displayed in the “AB: Deal of the day” block on the mobile devices. Changed to one product;
[*] Unitheme2: On the product page was changed the style of the informational block about promotions and improved its adaptivity.
[*] Unitheme2: In all products lists, “Promotion” label was moved from price block to the beginning of the product title and changed its style;
[*] Responsive: Changed the style of “AB: Deal of the day” block;
[*] Responsive: On the product page the style of the informational block about promotion was changed;
[*] Responsive: Changed the style of countdown counter that is used at promotions with the expiration date;
[*] Improved the adaptivity of the "AB: Promotions" block.

Bug fixes:
[!] On the product page when hover in the question mark in the informational block about promotion the link was moving to the promotion page if the short description was empty in the promotion. Fixed;
[!] In the promotions list the images were compressed in reference to the block size. It caused to decrease of image quality. Fixed;
[!] In the promotions block the quantity of the expired days was displayed incorrect for the promotions that has already been expired or scheduled promotions. Fixed;
[!] User's changes were not saved in the layouts when the add-on was reinstalled. Fixed;
[!] Responsive: Buttons "View" and "Add to Cart" in the "Deal of the day" block were displayed in correct. Fixed.
Release #33
v3.1.3 from 02-Dec-2019
Functionality changes:
[*] Changed design of expired promotions pages for YoupiTheme and Responsive.

Bug fixes:
[!] On promotions list page, when checked setting "Displaying applied promotions in the product lists", was displayed current promotion. Fixed.
[!] In the Promotions product tab, product combinations with checked setting "Display in promotions" were displayed. Fixed.
[!] In UniTheme2 and YoupiTheme in CS-Cart 4.11.1, when checked setting "Displaying applied promotions in the product lists", in product lists applied promotions weren't displayed (only a frame). Fixed.
[!] In UniTheme2 on expired promotion page greyfilter was dropped from image on hover. Fixed.
Release #32
v3.1.2 from 05-Nov-2019
Bug fixes:
[!] On the promotions list page, if promotion hasn't expiration date then it's title fitted closely to image, on smartphones. Fixed.
[!] Fixed issues of style compatibility with UniTheme 2 version 4.10.4.b.
[!] In the Responsive theme, on a promotion page, by default was hidden description, image and countdown timer. Fixed.
[!] In the Responsive theme, in Grid product list, when addon setting "Displaying applied promotions in the product lists" is active, block with applied promotions was misplaced. Fixed.
[!] In the UniTheme 2 theme, on a promotion page, for mobile devices products filter moved under the products block. Fixed.
Release #31
v3.1.1 from 08-Oct-2019
Functionality changes:
[*] In the "Product of the day" block link "Active promotions" execution is changed.

Bug fixes:
[!] On the promotion page filter by categories slowed page loading (independent of settings). Fixed.
Release #30
v3.1.0 from 27-Sep-2019
Functionality changes:
[*] Adaptivity of the "Product of the day" block elements in the UniTheme2 template on mobile devices is improved.
[*] Adaptivity of the "Product of the day" block is improved.

Bug fixes:
[!] An error occurred while going to the promotion editing page on new language. Fixed;
[!] In the promotions schedule work, if it ended on the last day of the month and didn't work in the next month, periods were not formed correctly. Fixed;
[!] In the "AB: Promotions" block settings displayed untranslated language variable "_sort_order". Fixed;
[!] In the Responsive "AB: Product of the day and extended promotions" block on mobile devices was not adapted. Fixed;
[!] In the administration panel at editing "AB: Promotion schedule" columns were different sizes. Fixed;
[!] In the Responsive elements trimmed from below in "Promotions" block on mobile devices. Fixed;
[!] The direction of the countdown counter in the RTL version was not displayed correctly. Fixed;
[!] On the promotion detailed page, there was no padding between the image and the name of the promotion on the phone. Fixed.
Release #29
v3.0.0 from 06-Sep-2019
New functionality:
[+] Action option "Hide products block" is added;
[+] Schedule mechanism for promotions is added.

Bug fixes:
[!] In blocks with promotions time counter on RTL-pages designations "seconds", "minutes", "days" were moved down. Fixed;
[!] On the mobile devices in the YoupiTheme for action with term, less than day, time counter is displayed not by the center. Fixed;
[!] When viewing the catalog promotion with an empty condition by products (rule is added, but without products) — there was a mistake. Fixed;
[!] In the "Product of the day" block on the homepage, if the product didn't have image, stub "no-image" is displayed with incorrect sizes. Fixed;
[!] In the "Product of the day" block on the homepage, a smooth shader at the block with products end was displayed only on the right. Fixed.
Release #28
v2.0.4 from 08-Aug-2019
Feature additions:
[+] In the promotions block, on promotions list page and in the promotion card — image lazy load for UniTheme2 and YoupiTheme is added;
[+] In the "Block settings" of the "Product of the day" block option "Hide add to cart button" is added.
Release #27
v2.0.3 from 04-Jul-2019
Bug fixes:
[!] Fixed compatibility with YoupiTheme v4.10.*;
[!] Fixed compatibility with UniTheme2 v4.10.*;
[!] In the "AB: Product of the day and extended promotions" block for UniTheme2, the "Quick view" button for Phones has been removed;
Release #26
v2.0.2 from 10-Jun-2019
Feature additions:
[+] Added compatibility with YoupiTheme v4.10.*;

Bug fixes:
[!] Fixed compatibility with UniTheme2 on product page (if the product has more than 1 promo);
[!] Fixed the counter layout bug on older versions of ios;
Release #25
v2.0.1 from 07-Jun-2019
Feature additions:
[+] Added preview link on the promotion editing page;
[+] Added link to addon settings into the site menu;
[+] Added connector for further updates;
[+] Added products filters support on the promotion page;
[+] Added settings "Show expired promotions", "Show awaited promotions";
[+] Added promotions block fillings "Expired promotions", "Awaited promotions";
[+] Added integration with "AB: Tag noindex for technical pages" addon (versions 1.10.0 and higher);
[+] Added demo-data import;

Bug fixes:
[!] changed promotions list page and promotion page templates;
[!] Fixed load-more-combinations button text on the promotions list page;
[!] Fixed bug with displaying when two counters on the page;
Release #24
v1.23 from 24-Jan-2019
[+] Added hook “ab__deal_of_the_day:detailed_content”;
[!] Fixed bug with displaying link to hidden promotion;
Release #23
v1.22.3 from 21-Jan-2019
[!] Fixed output bugs in rtl version;
[!] Fixed js error for browsers that do not support the es6 standard;
[!] Fixed a bug with subcategory products in parent category promotion;
[!] Fixed a bug with the dependence of the products blocks on the promotion page of the filter by category;
Release #22
v1.22 from 13-Dec-2018
[+] Added displaying of promotions in product lists for the YoupiTheme;
[!] Fixed bug with loading promotions by the "Show more N products" button;
[~] Improved the adaptability of the "Product of the Day" block for the YoupiTheme. The countdown counter for the YoupiTheme is updated;
Release #21
v1.21 from 26-Nov-2018
[!] Fixed a bug with the display of promotion products when using the operator "any" in conditions;
[!] Fixed a bug with the filtering active combinations on the promotions list page by date;
Release #20
v1.20 from 15-Nov-2018
[+] Added displaying of promotions in product lists for Responsive, Unitheme and Unitheme2;
Release #19
v1.19 from 12-Sep-2018
[!] Fixed an error for promotions with a lot of products;
Release #18
v1.18 from 06-Sep-2018
[~] Optimization of the request for products by promotion;
Release #17
v1.17 from 30-Jun-2018
[!] Fixed compatibility for multi-store site;
[!] Fixed sorting of expired promotions on promotions list page;
Release #16
v1.16 from 08-Jun-2018
[+] Added compatibility with cs-cart 4.8.x;
[+] Added output of expired promotions on promotions list page (sorted by to_date);
Release #15
v1.15 from 24-Apr-2018
[+] Added integration with the addon "AB: Advanced sitemap";
Release #14
v1.14 from 14-Dec-2017
[+] Added compatibility with hooks in cs-cart 4.7.x;
[+] Added setting "Highlight promotion days left";
[~] If less than a day left, then instead of the number of days, "Only today";
[~] The number of columns in the products grid on the promotion page is depends on the setting of the site "Number of columns in the product list";
[!] Fixed bug with combinations on the promotions list page when products tracking is on;
Release #13
v1.13 from 24-Nov-2017
[+] Added setting "Combinations per step";
[+] Added setting "Promotions per page";
[!] Fixed bug in widget-mode;
Release #12
v1.12 from 26-Sep-2017
[+] Added users permissions;
[!] Fixed multilanguage counter for responsive theme;
Release #11
v1.11 from 16-Aug-2017
[+] Added a setting "Show additional products images" of block "AB: Deal of the day";
[+] Added multilanguage support for counter;
[~] Changed view of expired promotions pages;
Release #10
v1.10 from 13-Jul-2017
[~] Fixed bug with sorting by specified positions in promotions block;
[~] Fixed bug with displaying expired promotions;
Release #9
v1.9 from 01-Jun-2017
[!] Fixed styles for new version v1.5 of Unitheme;
Release #8
v1.8 from 23-May-2017
[~] Fixed conflict with addon buy_together;
Release #7
v1.7 from 03-May-2017
[~] Improved layout;
Release #6
v1.6 from 03-May-2017
[+] Added the ability to create blocks with promotions;
[+] Added product tab with active promotions (if product has more then one promotion);
[~] Setting "Promotion ID" moved from addon settings to block settings;
[~] All products in categories marks with label Promotion;
[~] In product page displaying first active promotion;
[!] Fixed bugs;
Release #5
v1.5 from 27-Mar-2017
[+] Added compatibility with CS-Cart 4.5.1.SP1;
Release #4
v1.4 from 16-Mar-2017
[!] Fixed bugs;
Release #3
v1.3 from 22-Dec-2016
[+] Added compatibility with the UniTheme;
Release #2
v1.2.1 from 30-Nov-2016
[~] Limited products in block;
Release #1
v1.0 from 21-Nov-2016