Thirty bees version 1.5 released

2023-10-10T23:59:32-06:00October 10th, 2023|

Hi All! Today, we are thrilled to introduce the latest version of Thirty Bees: Version 1.5. This new release brings with it a lot of changes, including numerous core modifications and security fixes that are detailed in the list below. In addition, we are excited to announce the launch of our new Premium Module Offer! Instead of selling these modules at a high one-time price, we have opted to make them affordable for everyone! With only a small monthly fee, which is based on installation, not users. This will help support Thirty bees in maintaining the modules over time with the latest techniques and [...]

Thirty bees version 1.4 released

2022-11-25T05:09:15-06:00November 25th, 2022|

Hi All!  We are happy to present to you the latest version of Thirty Bees - 1.4. The main advantage of this version is the full support of PHP 8.0 and 8.1 If you need help with upgrading your store, feel free to contact us. It saves you work and you will support Thirty Bees with it. Many merchants preceded you already! Please note that PHP 5.6 is not supported anymore, so please upgrade in time to avoid downtime of your store. Beside that we have done many bigger and small improvements. Some enhancements in the webservice as well as tracking [...]

Thirty bees version 1.3 released

2021-11-19T00:58:28-06:00October 18th, 2021|

We are happy to announce that thirty bees version 1.3 has been released. This is a major release and unless security updates are needed, we expect this version to be here for the long term. Next major version 1.4 will be released in approximately 6 months. What is added in functionality in thirty bees 1.3? Please check carefully if you need to change something like translate or updating mail templates. We have added: merge accounts of users (old + new email can be merged) - Passwords will not be sent by email but can be changed by clicking the recovery link [...]

Advanced product configuration

2019-10-30T07:44:09-06:00October 30th, 2019|

After seeing how to create a simple product in the last article, let's now dive deeper into more advanced configuration options for thirty bees products. Product Features In thirty bees, product Features represent static characteristics of the products, such as height, width, or even color. These cannot be changed by the user, but are purely informational. From our main product view in the back office, let's click on Features: This is the list of all of the features that are currently available. It's possible to save a pre-defined value, or use a customized one (just text, basically). Let's actually add a new [...]

Creating Special Products

2019-10-23T07:23:46-06:00October 23rd, 2019|

Today we will have an overview of two special types of products thirty bees natively supports:  virtual products and products pack.   The Virtual product type Virtual products are the go-to solution for anything that does not require shipping, and usually includes a file that can be downloaded as well. If you are familiar standard products, you might be wondering what's the difference between attachments and virtual products: while attachments are always available, virtual products' files cannot be accessed before buying the product. This means virtual products are the ideal solution if you are selling software, plugins, or even ebooks. Let's set [...]

Creating products

2019-10-07T07:03:21-06:00October 7th, 2019|

In part one of this mini-series, we will go through all you need to know in order to add new products in thirty bees. Basic Product Information In thirty bees, we can create a new product directly from the products list. Let's access it by clicking on Catalog from the left hand menu. This page lists all of the products added to the shop, both enabled and disabled. The list can be filtered by category, using the yellow button above it, or various properties for each product, through the search filter. Let's create a new one! Click on the large Add [...]

Creating a wholesale website

2019-10-02T06:50:12-06:00October 2nd, 2019|

In today's article we will explore how to manage wholesale customers, and create targeted products, pricing, and more!   Creating a wholesale customer group The first step is to create a customer group to hold all of the wholesale customers. From the main menu, let's click on Customers, then Groups. Let's add a new one! In the next tab we can choose the options for this new Group. Apart from calling it Wholesale, I will leave all of the options as default. As you can see, it's possible to apply a global discount on all products for members of this group. This [...]

Creating and managing customers

2019-09-27T07:14:51-06:00September 27th, 2019|

Today we will have a deeper look at customer accounts in thirty bees. We will see how to set them up from the back office and customize the shopping experience for them.   Creating customer accounts from the Back Office in thirty bees In thirty bees, customers can of course register their new account either by checking out or by manually reaching the registration page in the front office. There are times when merchants need to create accounts for their customers too though, such as for those who accept phone orders, or offer any other kind of indirect shopping experience. thirty [...]

Partner Agency: FuturE-Shop

2019-09-23T06:52:44-06:00September 23rd, 2019|

Today we are proud to announce another thirty bees partner agency. FuturE-Shop has decided to join the thirty bees partner agency program. FuturE-Shop hails from Northern Italy, in the EU. FuturE-Shop has been working with PrestaShop for over 10 years and more recently with thirty bees for a couple of years now. They mainly work with shops that want to port their product catalog out to marketplaces such as eBay. They specialize in setting up your catalog on eBay and also creating the custom listing templates that many merchants use to help increase their sales. eBay is not their only specialty, [...]

Setting up Carriers

2019-09-16T08:26:23-06:00September 16th, 2019|

Today we will see how to set up shipping in thirty bees, and what kind of options we have to customize and fine tune carriers and prices. Preparing products Before messing with any shipping options, it's important to understand that many of the carrier settings will be affected by how each product's shipping options are configured. Let's access a product, and tab to "Shipping": The first three options are seldom used without third party modules, as the standard carrier system only considers each item's size for the limits, rather than summing them all up, so we can freely skip them. The [...]

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