Satchmo 0.8 Release

Welcome to Satchmo 0.8. This release includes many features, enhancements and bug fixes.

New Features

Satchmo Trunk includes many new features and improvements. Some of the highlights are:

  • New most popular, best sellers and recently added views
  • New tiered shipping module based on quantity
  • New Fedex shipping module
  • New USPS shipping module
  • New tiered shipping module
  • New optional app “satchmo.upsell” which allows product upselling on product detail pages
  • New signals in get_qty_price methods of products, allowing code to manipulate the price returned by the function. Example code using these signals is at satchmo.contrib.cartqty_discounts, which modifies the qty_discount method to calculate the discount based on the total number of items in the cart, rather than the total amount of the lineitem.
  • Improved inheritance of detail_producttype.html pages, which no longer need to duplicate as much of the code of base_product.html, allowing for easier addition of features to the product detail pages.
  • Migrated to newforms admin which fixed some bugs and provides a much more solid base for future changes
  • Added multi-shop capability
  • Multiple price tier support
  • Option to require login before checkout
  • Most popular, best sellers and recently added views
The following documentation improvements were made:
  • Addition of upsell documentation
  • Improved dependency installation instructions
  • Multiple fixes and clarifications
  • Additional documentation on signals
The following payment modules were added or updated:
  • New Protx payment module
  • Purchase order module
  • supports recurring payments
The following translations were updated or added:
  • German
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Turkish
  • Italian

Backwards-incompatible Changes

This release does introduce some backwards incompatible-changes so you are encouraged to review and understand the changes listed here


To everyone in the Satchmo community for providing feedback, patches and support.