What’s New

November: 2022

Product Wise Discount (Bulk Assignment):
Earlier product level discount bulk assignment was a pretty tedious task.The person while creating the Product Wise discount expects to see products to choose from but what happens instead is they need to go to the catalog and assign it one by one, which is a tedious and a lot of manual effort.

With this new feature,while making product wise discount lets give them a list of products  to choose from with multiple select option at merchant level offcourse.Also, this will help the merchant see all the products which have this discount in a single screen.

City Config in D2C and StoreFront:

We have added City Configration in the single store vertical. Now store manager can assign different cities to the store and can assign different delivery charges  according to the city.

Need to add Layout section on storefront platform:
We have added Layout change feature in the storefront vertical. Now store manager can choose different mobile layouts for their customer from the catalog section.

Merchant Sorting on the admin panel:
Earlier new added were merchants not visible on top in merchant listing page in admin/manager dashboard. Now admin/manager can choose this according to their preference by clicking on store id asc/desc button in the table headers.

MTN Payment Gateway  Currency Addition:
Earlier only one currency were supported for MTG. Now we have added two new currencies (TZS,ZMW) Tanzanian Shilling and Zambian Kwacha.

PayTm Refund Functionality :
Now the Paytm Payment gateway supports full/partial payment refunds, giving customer a better experience as well as making the life of operations team easier by auto processing the refund.

October: 2022

Bosnian translation:
we have added new language bosnian in marketplace language ,now admin and manager able to see bosnian language option under settings> language selection tab, if admin enable Bosnian language for customers they can also able to see bosnian language under edit profile select language section.

Custom Order Icon Placement :
On hybridaaps/mobile ui custom order icon has been shifted to the top for better user experience.

UI revamp of checkbox (select all) on merchant/manager listing page:
We have done some UI optimisation the merchant listing page have been modified on dashboard.

Rewards plan when chosen using stripe:
Earlier when we try to buy rewards plan using stripe, there were some issues during the plan selection process, now its fixed.

Loader Prevents from Going to Listing Page :

this happens in case when we open a new website for the first time in a long time, that is I don’t have any cache for them in my system, also I assume this happens when you have the location service turned off.

The loader keeps on loading next to the location enter bar and till the time loader does not stop there wont be any difference even if u click the go to stores button, Now it is fixed.

Now if user open the page the loader will rotate but you can still click the button and it will take you to the listing page unlike the above mentioned issue.

Stripe Issue : For Laundry Flow:

Earlier In case of android, when they click on pay, it says can not process your request  at this moment.

Why: Because testing on Android shows there are 3 extra params that are going from android which are not needed and don’t exist for ios or web it is fixed now and in android side we make these options optional.

Query execution time added on JP:

Query execution time added on payment SQL query

Product catalog page loader issue:

Earlier when user try to click on checkout in apps side the loader getting loaded in checkout tab and sign up window will open after he close the sign-up window still the loader keeping loading but now it is fixed.

Order details in thermal printer is not working properly:

Earlier   when add on products having discounts in thermal printer it won’t picks discounted price instead it picks MRP price but now we have fixed that issue.

Manager config is not working:

Because of development of all customer access to manager a bug was reported that nothing is updating for manager but now we have fixed and admin able to update all configs for all managers.

Razorpay Hybrid UPI option fix:

on hybrid apps upi is not supported by razor pay, when user try to select upi option its showing error and its creating problem to user but now we have fixed this problem in hybrid apps now user will not going to see upi option on razorpay .

Plan start after Trial Period:

Earlier if client having active trail period plan and in between if he purchased new plan then trail period plan was ended because of this some customer may worry that if they buy plan during trail period they going to lose 15days trail period so for better user experience we have done some changes now onwards if client buy a plan during trail period he/she can still have that 15days trail period once this completed then after that new plan will start.

CMI payment issue:

Earlier Handling for payment status through callbacks is not handled correctly. But now it is fixed and customer able to see placed order once they done payment.

Beta domain change:

Beta domain changed from : -betaweb.yelo.red  to : bumbl.it

Query fix on /Task History:

Earlier there is query fetching all merchants in task history but we don’t need all merchants for specific job so added one service to fetch single job with single merchant to memory utilization

September 2022

FAC3D Powertranz flow update:
We have upgraded the current FAC Payment Gateway to the latest version called FAC3Ds PowerTranz.
First Atlantic Commerce (FAC) is a PCI DSS Level 1 certified payment gateway and leading online payment solutions provider. Established in 1998, the Bermuda-based company provides merchants with global credit and debit card processing solutions. FAC specializes in the Caribbean and Central America.

Whatsapp Integration Extension:
1.Like many big platforms, now Yelo gives you the ability to keep your customers updated about their orders where they are most active. Yes, you guessed it right, now your customers can get live updates of their orders on Whatsapp.

Not only your customers but your merchants and admin can also use this feature to stay updated with the order they get from the customers on their Whatsapp application.

Don’t miss an order anymore, and keep your customers engaged.

2. Now the admin has an option to choose what channel does he want to give his customers to interact with his end customers, ie. Hippo or Whatsapp.

Using the new configuration, they can change Hippo Widget to Whatsapp for customer’s website, and therefore the customer will send a message using Whatsapp and the Hippo Chat agents will receive the chat support message on their side, making it convenient for the customer to get support.

UI Optimisation and Fixed Done for Stability and Better Usability:
UI Fixes for Admin/Merchant/Manager Dashboard:
We have done some UI fixes for the Admin/Merchant/Manager Dashboard for the webapp as well as the Hybrid apps.

Announcement Redirection (Customer Application):
Now a dedicated Announcements Page exists on Hybrid as well as Native apps. This will make sure that when the user clicks on the hippo announcement push notification it redirects to the announcement page.

This will help with long and descriptive Notifications for customers to go through the same anytime and even have a history of the old ones.

Pet Pooja Menu Sync upgrade:
PetPooja Menu Sync has been upgraded to cover more cases and provide a better experience and handle more cases based on Yelo’s Catalogue.
User can update their catalog on PetPooja and the changes will automatically get reflected on Yelo Dashboard.

View All Customer access for managers:

Managing Operation can bring a situation when you want your senior managers to have access to view all customers irrespective of the customer being from the allotted store or not. Previously the manager as only able to check the customer who had placed orders from their allotted store but now if you want them to have access to all customers, you can use this toggle to give them access to view every customer.

Location Selection Optimised:
Now you will get more accurate and optimized results of places in your current surroundings compared to places outside of your region, this will help with better and more accurate data.

Search Products/Items via Search Tags: The product search function is often enough for most customers. When you enter a search term in the default search box, if the search engine finds a text match in the title the result will return.

However, what if you want to search products by more than one identifier/name? Previously with the default search function, you are out of luck.

The good news is, now you can search a Product/Item on Yelo via multiple names and this can be set on the dashboard. This is called as Search Tags.

August 2022

Device Type in order list :
Were you still guessing which platform your customer used to place his order on your platform? What was the most used device for your customers? Should you run more mobile-based ads or web-based ads for your target audience?

Well, you don’t need to wonder anymore! With this new release, you will be able to monitor the device type your customers are using to place orders on your platform and plan your activities accordingly.
This can even help you with any device-specific issues you were facing where you previously had to enquire with your customer but now you can check this on your dashboard itself.

We have added a new column in the order list named Device Type.
Type can have 3 options:

Not only this, you can even filter out the orders according to the device type from the filter section and can export them.

This also works in your exported data.

Zoom in and Zoom out location on the web at checkout in case of mapper:  Were your customers struggling to find themselves on the app while ordering or adding an address? Well not anymore, with this new release your customers have the option of zoom in/out on the Mappr mapping services, previously the same was only available over Google Maps.

Loyalty point discount send to tookan :
Previously your drivers were unsure in case of Cash on Delivery to what amount they should collect if the order had loyalty points applied by the customer.
With this new enhancement now your driver will get a separate field for loyalty points-based discounts, this will ensure clarity for drivers and no confusion between the customer, driver, or admin.

Key :

Merchant commission in order details template :
Before we are sending the only admin commission in order details template now we are starting to send the merchant commission also. If you want to display both commissions reset your template from the notification section.

Manual enters product value in new hybrid apps enhancement:
Before customer was able to enter the product quantity in the old UI of hybrid only. Now we have added this functionality in the new hybrid app also.

Issue Resolved:

New Filters unresponsive:
Any new customer would have encountered this issue, where the filters were not working even when stores were assigned to the same on the admin side. This was noticed and improved and now you will be able to use the functionality in an ideal manner.

Marketplace level tax must be sent to admin:
The toggle for tax collection was directing the tax towards the merchants even when the tax was supposed to disperse to the admin, with the new modification it’s working fine.

Store list dropdown is not visible in store-level-taxes for Managers:
In managers, if we have given the permission of taxes, still manager was unable to see the assigned merchant list under dropdown. Therefore were unable to add the tax or to see the added taxes.
This has been resolved now.

Speed Optimisation for Order Listing Page:

We have done a few modifications to our database to increase the load speed for order listing on the admin/manager/merchant side. If you had thousands or merchants and Millions of orders then you must have encountered this issue of slow order listing page, with these changes you will notice optimized speed of loading of the same.

Note: We have also implemented a check for 90 days on the order listing data, this filter will be applied default calculated from the current day to 90 days in the past.

Referral code flow Revamp:- Referred placed an order and then canceled it, but still, the referee was able to see the benefit while placing the order. Now referee will get benefits after successful order completion.

Recession offer for single store:-

Order scheduling issue in Android Native:- Earlier when order scheduling was enabled for any particular merchant and the User made the order from that particular merchant-> Payment was done but orders were not created. Now it’s fixed on the android native app.

Serving restrictions: while creating serving restrictions we have done some optimizations.

Product Share: We have done some optimizations in the product share link for a better user experience.

delivery features extension for Managers:- we have extended all the delivery features for the manager. Now the manager will have all the access same as the admin for configuring delivery.

CSV image issue: if there is any issue with the image in the CSV then the user will get the update in the CSV report of the products.

In Storefront serving restriction issue: earlier admins were not able to set serving restrictions for their store. Now it’s fixed.

Import Merchant and Customer CSV not working: now its fixed

New Theme: Grocery: added a new theme

Android Customer Rating screen Issue: earlier customers were nt able to add comments on the merchant rating screen. Now its fixed.

Customer & Merchant Hybrid apps target SDK version update : we have upgraded our target sdk version for android hybrid app.

Product catalog: we have done some optimisations for the better user experience.

6 Steps for SF

Hippo – Whatsapp Integration: Now customer/admin/merchant can get live updates of their orders on the WhatsApp.

July 2022

New Features:-

Product Image Search:- Feature to allow customers to search and upload product images while adding new products directly from the dashboard. Now you can add images directly on the go from the Yelo Dashboard.

1. Flexibility to have a Product Name that can be different from the image search text, by default product name is used to search.
2. Copyright Free images in search leaving you no headache of legal issues.
3. Safety Search on to avoid any inappropriate images to be added.
4. Support for Multiple Languages
5. Ability to add multiple images.

Account deletion from IOS customers:- Now on ios apps customer can delete their account.

Category/product edit:- We have done some optimizations in the category/product update edit flow.

Order page Schedule time column :- Earlier on order page Scheduled time was not visible properly for different date formats, now its fixed.

D2C admin store fix:- Earlier admin store was visible everywhere on d2c its fixed now.

Add auto address fetch in account section:- In account section now admin/merchant can add their address from the suggestions or their current location by clicking on the Locate me button.

PayPal order issue: Wishlist icon placement in old ui in case of themes:- On hybrid apps earlier favourate merchant icon was not on proper position when themes were enabled.

Razorpay order disappearing after few seconds: Earlier on razorpay sometimes order disappears from the dashboard after few seconds Now its fixed.

Integration search fixes: we have done some optimisations in the integration search for the better search result.

Added reference in stripe integrations:- We have added reference link on the stripe integration.

Product Image Size:- On web app we have done some optimizations on the banner view of the product.

Pay later commission transfer:- Now admin can transfer commission. We have made changes so that admin can setup hold payment days for commission transfer upto 90 days.

Master Catalogue: Now if the admin wants to assign the same catalog to the merchant he can enable the master brand from the order settings.

1. Steps to enable master brand are: configure>order settings>catalog>enable “Master Brand” and then from the side menu click on master brand.
2. Add brand: click on add brand > upload catalog
3. Assign Brand to store: go to brand listing > click on three dots > click on assign > select store to whom you want to assign brand from the listing.

Custom Tag Overlap Issue FE : before there was issue in the new ui of the hybrid app custom tags was overlapping with the distance on the store listing page. Now the issue has been resolved.

If the manager has customer access then the customer list should be displayed according to the assigned stores:  Before if we are assigning the customer permissions to the manager .he was able to see the complete list of customers. Now only those customer lists will display who has placed the order from the assigned stores to merchants.

Customer CSV Column mapping is incorrect for some customer profiles : Razorpay Theme & Logo changes: Before static theme color was displayed on the Razorpay payment page. Now whatever theme color and logo the customer will select from the razorpay dashboard would be displayed to the customer while making the payment.

Product share links not working in case of old ui hybrid app: before whenever the customer is shar
Default selected store product-wise discount: before whenever any user clicked on the discount the selected store was not coming of the admin but the discount list was displaying of admin’s store. now this issue has been resolved in the drop-down of store admin’s store is coming as selected store/

June 2022

Open api for order preparation time: Integrated new open api to add/update order preparation time.

Show product price with the product name in creating an order: We have done the enhancement in creating an order. Now while creating the order, whenever the admin searches for any product with the product name, the price will also display in the listing.

Promo discount in Tookan: Now we have started sending the applied promo discount on orders in the order detail template.  If you also want to display the product discount in Tookan’s order detail template, you have to connect with your AM or raise the ticket from the dashboard, and we will get this done for you.

Theme code edit modules enhancement: Old Modules to edit themes are no more available and only the Home Page Theme can be edited by code under the theme section.

Merchant search enhancement: We have enhanced the merchant search. Now the admin and manager will be able to search those merchants also who have apostrophes in their names. For example -> McDonald’s

Verification notification email enhancement: Whenever any admin approves a customer, the notification email is sent to the customer before the admin edits this email content from the notification section it was not getting sent to the customer according to the design. Now if the admin edits the email template from the notification section, it will send to the customer as the designed email.


Layout module: We have added a Layout module for changing the mobile category and product view on a single store (grid view, banner view, List view).

Follow-Up Emails: To set up a single store more efficiently, we have introduced email instructions during the trial period from the yelo so that users can set up a store more efficiently. 

May 2022

ALT for Dashboard:  Now the admin can change any dashboard strings/text in any language from the dashboard itself for this steps mentioned below.

Go to Configure > General Settings > Marketplace >  
Now select the dashboard under the select module and then export the CSV for changing the strings, after changing the value against the keys upload it using the import option,
After importing the CSV strings will get updated.

Default Map Service:  If new users sign up on Yelo they will get Mappr as their default map service provider by Yelo.

Tookan: Now the customer can connect two yelo accounts with one tookan. To use this feature clients Simply have to request by creating a ticket from dashboard.

Google Sign-In Integration: Hybrid applications will also support Google sign-in and will have the same working flow for the old/new UI of the application.

Enhancement in order placing web: Now onwards we will share the details in webhook that order is created by Admin/Merchant/Manager or by customer.

Image not visible: Now under the product listing page for every product now we provide the default image for every product.

Enhancement in Tags: Now custom tags will not overlap with any other information in the merchant information on the merchant listing page.

Enhancement in Merchant Sponsorship: Now merchants will not be able to sponsor themselves if the admin doesn’t allow them by enabling the toggle.

Reset, Resend, and Mailer Signature flow in the email white labeling process:
Resend- If someone misses the verification mail user can resend it from the dashboard by simply going to Branding > Website > Mailer Email > Resend.
Change email – In case of incorrect email is entered the user can reset it by simply clicking on the change email button.
Mailer Signature: Now mailer signature is also supported in the dashboard email Whitelabel process.
( 2 resend OR 2 resets OR 1 resend + 1 reset is allowed within 24 hrs)

API Optimization: Currently we are working on the platform optimization. In this order, we have done some API optimizations on the platform to enhance the performance.

Issues Resolved:

Single Select in case of Native Application: Now single select will be visible in the native application it was not working properly before but now it is resolved.

Inventory Issue of Razorpay: If the Application is killed or if the website is closed while doing payment for an order then also inventory will be released after 5 minutes of duration.

Myfatoorah Issue: Before implementation of this fix the client was not able to recognize which customer has completed the payment, so now on myfatoorah dashboard client email will be displayed.

Store closed pop-up: For some of the stores on the product listing page “store is closed “ Error pop-up was displayed. Now it is resolved.

Total Amount Key: Now the total amount key is removed from the pick-up task on the dashboard so from now onwards the total amount will not be displayed in the description of the pick-up task.

OTP Login Issue: After we add OTP after enabling OTP login in the section where OTP is entered there [object-object]  error is displayed now that is resolved.

Show Currency to restaurants: Earlier show currency to restaurant toggle was not working properly. Now it’s Fixed.

Restaurant-level tax applicable on products: Earlier Restaurant-level taxes applicable on the product were added only for a single quantity of the product in the bill even if the customer has added multiple quantities of the product. Now it’s fixed.

Categories scroller in tablets: Earlier the categories were Jumbled on the website on IPad Air. Now its fixed.

April 2022

Customer Signup Template on Admin:
Add customer right now does not have an additional signup template when the customer is created via the Admin side, now admin will also be able to add additional information while creating a customer from the admin side.

Remove static store name from Razorpay UPI:
Now while placing an order store name will be displayed on the payment page of Razorpay UPI.

Tookan Template Discount_Amount Key addition:
Now a new key is added in the Tookan template “discount_amount” which will display that the discount amount is negative.

New currency supported in Stripe APay/GPay:
Now this PG will support GBP currency.

Enhancement in Merchant Banner:
Banners added in the merchant panel will be clearly visible now before it was looking a little bit dull.

New SMS Gateway :
New SMS Gateway Dovesoft has been integrated with Yelo. The admin can enable these SMS gateway from integration by simply enabling the toggle and entering the required information.

Product Share pop-up UI Change:
The new UI is designed for the product share pop-up page under the product listing page.

Additional Charge on Tookan:
Now we are sending additional charges on Tookan under the section of the order details Template.

Email white-labeling:
We have made the email white-labeling quite easier. Now the customer can Whitelabel their email through the dashboard itself. For that, they have to go to their dashboard > Branding >  Website section. Then in the website section enter the mailer ID and signature. This process is less time-consuming. It hardly takes 24hrs for the whole process. And by using this process users can Whitelabel their email multiple times.

Issues Resolved:

Unable to place the order when promo applied:
Before the customer was facing the issue while placing an order when the customer has applied the promo code Now in android after applying the promo code order will be placed properly.

Alignment issue in Arabic(RTL):
Now on the checkout page, all text will be displayed in RTL in the Arabic language and amounts will be displayed on the left side.

Float value handled in Reward:
Now in Android rewards with float values will be activated without crashing the app.

Customer verification Pending  Link not working properly for admin:
Now admin
can directly verify the customer from the customer sign-up email alert. previously admin was not able to verify the customer via email. 

Telr Redirection:
After Successful payment completion now the customer will be redirected to the home page and the order will be visible on the dashboard.

Veg Only Filter:
In the D2C marketplace veg only filter was not working properly that issue is fixed now.

Banner is not scrolling for delivery methods other than Home Delivery:
Before banner was not scrolling when only one delivery method is activated from the admin dashboard. Now in takeaway and pickup & drop banners on the home page will scroll properly.

Google Translate prices issue:
If a customer/client opts to translate the page (web) using google translate, the prices displayed are affected for Total on the Checkout page and Subtotal, Total, and Payment button on the Payment page. The price displayed is 0.

Order is placed with cash however it’s not activated from checkout or customer details:
Now loader is added to resolve this issue. Now whichever payment gateway is selected will be displayed in order details.

Single Store updates

Admin Panel:
The new upgraded admin panel UI is live for Single store. An easy-to-use and user-friendly dashboard can increase your efficiency and help you manage your restaurants, staff, and customers on the go. Things are more clear and easy to navigate on our new admin UI.

Integration Section:
Now in single store integration section, PG’s will be visible based on the user’s country.

Stripe onboarding flow*:
Frictionless payment integration with Stripe without leaving the dashboard is now possible. Now customers can accept online payments by creating their stripe account directly on the yelo dashboard. For that, they simply have to click on the setup payments button on the home page of the single store.
*(supported only in Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Columbia, Paraguay, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, South Africa )

Whatsapp Broadcast*:
With the broadcast feature, now admins can send What’s-app messages to several of their customers at once. This feature is available in the Marketing > push campaigns section.
*(currently supported only outside India )

March 2022

0 Amount Order:
Now customers can place 0 amount orders without enabling cash/pay later on the platform. 

Pin Code based Location search for Mappr:
Now merchants can search the area by entering the Pincode while creating the geofence.

Phone Number: Numeric check only:
Now customers will not be able to add characters in the Phone number section during signup/edit profile as the numeric check is applied in that section.

Order cancellation flow changes in Admin dashboard:
“Allow customers to cancel orders” toggle will be shown permanently to admin and will not be dependent on the “Allow restaurants to override cancellation policy give individual restaurants the power to define their own cancellation policy” toggle. Positioning changed for toggle as well.
“Allow customers to cancel orders” toggle can be independently operated by merchants/managers if the admin provides access permission to them.

Cookie Policy on Merchant Apps:
Earlier due to Cookie Policy apps were getting rejected by the Play store/ App store. Now Accept cookie policy will not be displayed in Hybrid Apps. 

Expandable Notification in Hybrid Apps(Customer and Merchant):
Now the whole push notification text will be displayed in the notification center of your mobile.

Custom Language Drop Down in Hybrid Apps(Updated UI):
Before apps with new UI were not supported with custom languages. If a new custom language is added to the dashboard now that will be also displayed on the customer side on the login page and also in the customer edit profile it will be selectable.

SKU in the email:
Now in the order placed email SKU of the product will be displayed.

Hippo marketplace- popup:
Now marketplace pop-ups will be displayed in native apps.

New Payment Integrations
Paypal PG:
Paypal has been integrated with Yelo. Payments can be made easily using these, and many more simple payment integrations. The admin can enable this payment gateway from integration by simply enabling the toggle and entering the required information.

Payzen Refund flow enhancement:
Now when the job expires, a refund will be initiated immediately in the customer’s account.

New SMS gateway integrated:

Ocean SMS Gateways:
New SMS Gateway Ocean mobile has been integrated with Yelo. The admin can enable these SMS gateway from integration by simply enabling the toggle and entering the required information.

Authorize.net Add Card Page Changes:
These are the following changes:-
1. Reordering of CVV and Expiration Date fields.
2. Renamed Zip Code label to Zip/Postal.
3. The delivery address will be prefilled on the add card page.

Add-ons after Edit order:
Earlier addons were not visible in the edited order. Now it’s visible in the order details on the admin/merchant/manager Dashboard.

Issues Resolved:

Email verification translation fix:
Now email verification mail and email verified page will be displayed according to the admin’s default language. 

Stripe Hold Payment Flow:
Earlier whenever customer/admin edit any order with an increasingly higher amount the amount was not getting captured. Now whenever the customer admin will edit an order for a higher amount then it will get captured.

February 2022

Pay on Delivery:
A new payment method has been introduced on the platform. This payment method supports payment by card at the doorstep.
Admin can enable this by visiting Configure Settings>Order Settings>Checkout.
It only supports normal orders and custom orders.

Enhancement in Flutterwave PG:
Now we have added a split payment option in flutterwave PG and added the Beneficiary name field in merchant account details for the split payment.

Language change option in new UI (Hybrid Apps):
Previously customer needs to visit in profile section for changing the language of the platform in the new UI of the hybrid App.
Now customers can change their platform language on the landing page also.

Yelo Theme Rendering:
Themes section used to display similar images for different themes name that has been resolved now images will not be loading from rendition static images has been added.
An information tag has been added in which it is explained that themes are applied or impact on the landing page only.
Now theme images will be loaded faster than before.

Category Menu Scroll Issue:
The checkout button displayed at the end of the cart is used to be displayed at the end of the product listing if more than 3 products are added to the card now it is resolved we can click the checkout button without reaching the end of the product listing.
Scroller has been added to the category menu.

Custom Language Drop Down:
If new custom languages are added by the admin on the dashboard then customers can choose those languages from the language drop-down menu on the home page and profile section.

Merchant Search on Product Page in Manager ACL:
Now managers can select/search merchants from the product listing if they have access to multiple merchants.

Translation Fix if the store is Closed/Unavailable:
If the store is closed during order placement then the error message was not displayed properly which is fixed now.

New Merchant addition template fix:
Earlier thanks & regards keyword used to be static in the New Merchant addition template. Now admin can edit the same and there is an option to add an email signature.

False Order placed prompt:
If the store is closed and the user tries to initiate the payment for completing the order then during the first-time error used to throw on screen but if the user clicks on the payment button multiple times then “order placed successfully” used displayed and users used to be redirected on the home page that has been resolved.

Enhancement in Tap PG:
For the TAP payment gateway, we have extended the support for two new currencies QAR and USD.

New PG Payzen new:
We have extended the payment support now for the tokenization flow, admin can use the payment new from the extension.

January 2022

Referral code in customer details :
Now the admin also can see the referral code of a particular customer by following these steps: Go to customers> click on particular customer id. This referral should be enabled from the admin panel.

Activity Logs for the Dashboard :
Now the admin can see the activity logs of additional information, sponsorship, commission setup, custom tags, store details, and business categories from the store detail page.

Discounted amount on delivery in  order details of admin:
Before the admin was able to see only the discounted amount of delivery charges in order details. now the admin can see the original amount of delivery charge and delivery charges amount after applying the promo code.

Default slots for service level scheduling :
Now whenever the admin /merchant will import the catalog CSV the default slots from 9 am to 6 pm will be created.

Full refund in case of Authorize.net :
Now the authorize .net supports full payment refund. if the order amount and the deduction amount is equal then a refund will happen.
*Support:  Refund, Save Cards(Tokenization)

Enhancement in Spotti PG flow:
Before spotti PG supports only the pay now option only. Now if any admin has enabled the spotti Payment gateway from the integrations whenever their customer chooses spotti as a payment option there will be two options Pay now and pay later.

Checkout.com Payment gateway Enhancement:
Now, checkout.com also supports the PKR  currency.

Issue resolved :

-Admin global search is not working: There was some issue with the admin search feature. it’s resolved now the admin can search the admin options from the global search.

-Before in case of take away when the order amount is 0, delivery charges were get added to customer order details. This issue has been resolved now, now the delivery charges will not be visible in case of taking away orders

Before Merchant to customer Distance in case of distance unit miles was different on the merchant list page and on in the search. This issue has been resolved now.

December 2021

Cancelation Reason while canceling order from admin/merchant/manager dashboard :

Now the admin/merchant/manager can add the cancellation reason while canceling or rejecting the order from the admin dashboard. This reason also will export in the order CSV. For this admin has to enable the cancellation toggle from the order settings  >> Cancellation section.

Edit Order history maintain for the initial or edited order :

Now for the product Marketplace, the admin/merchant/manager can see the initial ordered product in detail of the edited order and also can export the edited order using the filter.

View tax toggle for managers in roles :

Now we have added the view permission for taxes before we have create and edit permission only.

SEO for Manager:

Now the manager can also manage the SEO. for this first admin has to give the permission of SEO from the roles.

Checkout template details in export CSV:

in the export CSV of order, the checkout template details have been added.

Stuart Id in the order export CSV:

This is beneficial for the admin’s who is using Stuart as a DMS. Now the Stuart id is added in the order CSV.

Split Payment in the case of Dunzo:
Now the Commission will transfer to the merchant whose order is completed through Dunzo DMS Before the split wasn’t happening. For this please make sure the commission is enabled and also set the commission transfer online.

Extra space coming in push notification in case of hybrid app:

Before the extra space was coming after the customer name when the admin was sending the push notification using the push campaign to the customer. now we have removed the space after the name for the newly registered user.

Create order in case of service Marketplace :

Following issues are resolved in creating an order of service marketplace:

– Subtotal is coming 0  when the order is created from the admin/merchant dashboard.
– Start and end time is coming the same after creating order from the dashboard.
–  agent slots are not displayed while creating orders from the dashboard.
–  Session expired while creating an order from the dashboard.

Issue resolved for customer website are :
– Cancellation popup UI is not coming correct while canceling order from the hybrid app or mobile web view.
– Banner speed is not consistent on the website.
– In mobile web view while referring and clicking on tnc coming app needs to be updated.
– when the customer is placing an order and the wallet does not have enough money while adding balance if there is any error with the card not displaying.

Issue resolved for Admin dashboard are :

– Merchant names are coming in Japanese or any other language when the admin has selected the English language.
– Tracking link is not opening from the order details.

Live payment Gateway :

New payment gateways Webpay has been integrated with Yelo. Also, we have extended the authorize.net support for gift cards, rewards, and subscription plans. Now if the admin has enabled the authorize.net his customer can pay for the gift card, rewards, wallet, and debt.

November 2021

ZERO Amount Reward plans:

Now the customer can also buy the zero amount reward plans from the web and application.  

New Date format DD.MM.YYYY 

In the Admin dashboard, we have added a new date format in the preference. Admin can select this date format by following these steps preference >> date format >> select   DD.MM.YYYY from the drop-down.  We have a total of five date formats now.

  1. dd-MM-yyyy
  2. dd-MMM-yyyy
  3. yyyy-MM-dd
  4. MMMM dd yyyy
  5. dd.MM.YYYY

Read more in case of short description in Mobile view :
Now the customer can read the full short description of up to 300 characters in the mobile view /hybrid application. 

Content  page on sitemaps:
Now the content pages are also added in the sitemap and it can be used for SEO.

Tax Inclusive product Pricing :
Now the merchant can set the tax-inclusive product pricing. for this admin have to enable the toggle Tax-inclusive product pricing to Store from the user settings >> stores and the merchants who want to display the tax-inclusive product pricing can enable the toggle Enable Tax Inclusive Product Pricing from the configuration. Once the merchant enables this toggle on the product listing the price will display inclusive tax assigned to that product.

Payment Gateway :
New payment gateways Paytabs have been integrated with Yelo. Also, we have new card tokenization available now in Credimax, Payzen, and FAC 3D. This will help the user save their cards to make the checkout process faster for next time and inturn the user experience and journey will improve.
We have also accomplished Flutterwave Zambia Mobile Money along with its Card flow.

Product image background:

Now you can read the description even if the background of the product image and text of the description is the same in color.

The end date is not changing according to the select start date in the service marketplace:
The end date in the service flow should be changed automatically as the end date shouldn’t be less than the Start Date. Now, whenever the customer will select the future date while making a booking in the service marketplace the same end date also will be selected automatically.

Deep linking in native ios:
This deep linking issue is resolved in ios devices before if a customer shares the URL of a merchant with another customer store was not opened up in ios application automatically (if the application was already installed). Now if the customer has the ios build already installed and clicks on any store URL  then the customer will redirect to that store.

October 2021

Commission Based on delivery mode:

Now the admin can define the commission based on the delivery mode. For this, the admin has to enable the “transfer commissions on the basis of delivery methods.” from the commission set up. steps to enable the commission based on delivery methods are order settings >> commission >> enable transfer commission on the basis of delivery methods >>  choose the delivery mode from the drop-down and set commission.

Auto location in create order from admin panel:

Now the admin /merchant /manager can locate their address while creating the order from the admin dashboard. Steps to check this create order >> select home delivery or pick and deliver >> add address >> click on locate me button present on the address.

Display Admin/merchant Revenue according to the filter basis on monthly or date range:

Now the admin /merchant can see their revenue according to the selected filter present on the home screen i.e; monthly and date range. By default, the selected filter is Monthly but admin/merchant can also select the date range of three months.

Description format through CSV :
Now the product description updated through CSV will display on the website according to the format you have uploaded in the CSV.

Live payment Gateway :

New payment gateways spotii have been integrated with Yelo. Payments can be made easily using these, and many more simple payment integrations. The admin can enable this payment gateway from integration by simply enabling the toggle and entering the required information.

New SMS Gateway :

New SMS Gateway Rote mobile  have been integrated with Yelo. The admin can enable these SMS gateway from integration by simply enabling the toggle and entering the required information.

September 2021

Revamped UI of the web:

We have updated the new UI of the wallet, gift card, loyalty point, and subscription page.

Move products into another category :

Now the admin/merchant can move the products into another category by clicking on the three dots present with the product icon >> click on move product >> click on the desired category in which you want to move the product >> and click on move.

Share Button in mobile view and hybrid apps:

Now the share product icon will be available for the mobile view and hybrid apps.

Now an admin can search the options present in the sidebar from the admin dashboard. For this, the admin has to click on the search button present on the top right side of the dashboard and then enter the option name he/she wants to search.

Referral code on sign up in new hybrid UI:

The referral code option will now be displayed on signup in the case of the new hybrid UI as well.

Custom Language:

The admin can now add the desired language for his customer’s platform, web /app directly from the dashboard. For this, the admin has to first go to account >> add custom language >> mark the availability for the language available for your marketplace >> then go to marketplace >> update the strings in CSV for the added custom language. Done.

Address segregation on the admin dashboard:

Now the admin/merchant can see the house/flat no, landmark, and postal code in a segregated manner in the order details.

August 2021

Custom order updates

Edit custom order before accepting

Now the admin /merchant can edit the customer order before accepting it from the dashboard.

Display store name or store address in case of anywhere

Now the store name or store address will display in order details when a customer chooses the anywhere option while creating a custom order.

Tax structure changes on the payment page

We have done some changes to the tax structure displaying on the payment page. Now the taxes applied on delivery charges will display below the delivery charges.

Pdf of QR code having store details

Now the merchant can download the pdf of QR code having the store details from the account section.

Schedule order display in service level scheduling in order listing

Now the scheduled time will be display in order listing at the admin/merchant /manager dashboard.

Discount Restructuring

We have done some changes to the display structure of MRP and discount. Now the strike will display on the MRP the same as a discount in the product listing.

Live payment Gateway

New payment gateways Payway, orange money have been integrated with Yelo. Payments can be made easily using these, and many more simple payment integrations. The admin can enable this payment gateway from integration  by simply enabling the toggle and entering the required information

Multi-Outlet in case of D2C

Now the customer can access the nearby outlets/merchants from the product listing for the D2C marketplace. The admin can enable this feature from the user settings >> merchant >> enable show multiple outlet toggle.

July 2021

Configure Different Distance-Wise Delivery Template for On-Demand and Schedule Orders

Now the admin can configure the different distance-wise delivery Templates for on-demand and schedule orders.  For this first admin has to add the template in tookan and then he can select the template in order settings> delivery for on-demand and schedule order.

Filter in Order and Wallet

Now the customer can filter out the order according to the different status on the orders section also the customer can filter the wallet transaction according to the status like Paid, added, deducted, refunded, credited, and failed.

Static Address for Custom Orders

Now the admin can enable the static address for custom orders also. steps to enable the static address are order settings >> delivery >> enable static address toggle >> add address >> enable static address for a custom order.

Purchased Gift Card Report

Now the admin can see the all purchased gift card report of customers from the marketing> gift card.

Make Merchant Subscription Optional

Now the admin can mark the merchant subscription is optional. the admin can enable this toggle from the user settings >> merchant >> enable merchant subscription toggle >> Enable this to make subscription plans mandatory for restaurants. After enabling this toggle the merchant will be able to proceed without subscribing to the subscription plan by clicking on skip.

Discount on Add Ons

Now the admin/merchant/Manager can enable the Addon discount for Store/products.

steps to enable the Addon discount are:- Marketing >> Promotions >> Discount >> add/edit discount >> Enable discount on add on toggle.

Low Inventory Alert

Now the merchant/Manager can enable the inventory alert on email for products.

First enable the inventory: Merchants >> Merchant Name >> Catalogue >> Product >> Enable Inventory toggle.

Steps to enable the inventory alert  emails are:- Notifications >> Notification Settings >> Admin/Merchant Notifications >> Inventory Reminder >> Enable the toggle.

Add Service Time in CSV While Importing Catalog for Service Marketplace

Now the admin/merchant can also add the service time in the combined CSV while importing the catalog.

Favorite/Wishlist Merchant

Now the customer can add/mark the store as a wishlist/favorite store. admin can enable this functionality by following steps:

Configure >> General settings >> Preferences >> Enable the favourite restaurants/merchants  toggle.

June 2021

Merchant Subscription Tags

Tags can be assigned to merchant Subscription Plans, allowing them to subscribe according to their choices. Admin can assign the tags from the user settings >> subscription.

Login/Signup Using Mobile Number

Merchants can now log in or sign up using their mobile phone number by receiving an OTP. The admin can enable the toggle from user settings >> merchant. Prerequisite >> SMS gateway should be enabled.

Responsive Customer Apps

Fully responsive mobile apps for Android and iOS make it easy for customers to place orders on the go. Admin can enable this toggle from configure >> layout then enable this toggle Switch Your Hybrid App To Updated UI.

Tookan Tracking SDK

Native integration of the Tookan tracking SDK is built into Yelo’s customer app, making it easy to create applications utilizing it. Admin can enable this from the general setting >> preference.

Subscription Plan Renewal

Automatic renewals will be offered to both merchants and customer subscriptions. Admin can enable the subscription plan renewal toggle from the user settings >> merchant.

Unverified Merchants Can Create Catalog

For merchants who are not verified, you can create a merchant store, which will only appear to customers after they are verified.

Payment Gateway Integration

New payment gateways, Nuibiz and Epay have been integrated with Yelo. Payments can be made easily using these, and many more simple payment integrations. The admin can enable this payment gateway from integration by simply enabling the toggle and entering the required information.

Referral Statics

You can now keep track of how many people have successfully used a referral code as an admin. Admin can check this from marketing >> referral.

May 2021

Primary Sorting of Merchant

Now the admin can Choose the parameter on which you wish to sort and list the Vendor before sorting them distance-wise. Admin can select the parameter from the user settings.

Additional Charges

Now the admin can add the different packaging charges from the admin dashboard the charges can be applied on the total or subtotal amount of order. The charges can be added from the order setting >> taxes, fees, and charges.

GDPR Configuration for Merchant

Now the admin can enable/disable the GDPR configuration for merchants. From the user settings, the admin can enable/disable this configuration.

Custom Tag

Admin can add the custom tag for each merchant according to his requirement. this tag will display on the store listing. the tags can be added from the store details.

Merchant Timings

Now the merchant/admin can show the store timings on the store listing page. The toggle can be enabled from the merchant configuration/preference section.

Share Merchant Page/Profile

Now the merchants can also share the merchant profile from the native app

April 2021

Social Signup/Login for Merchants

Now the merchants can log in/signup using Facebook and google also. To enable this feature the admin has to enter the Facebook app id and Facebook secret key for Facebook and google app client id for the google signup/sign-in user settings.

Apply Buffer for Next Days

Now the merchants can set the buffer time for the next days also from the merchant configuration/preferences. According to this, the buffer will apply to the next day’s starting slots also.

Products Pictures in the Order Details

Now the admin and merchant can see the product images in the order details also .steps to check product images are from the orders click on a particular order and check the images in order details

Quantity of the Products in Order Details

Now the admin /merchant can see the quantity of product ordered by the customer in the order details.

Food Ready Status

Now the merchant can set the food ready status of a particular order when the food is ready. the admin can enable this from the general settings >preference > enable food ready status.

Order Time Slot in Service Flow

Now in the service marketplace also the merchants can define how many orders they want to receive in a particular time slot. The merchants can add the no of orders in the account > preference> maximum order per slot.

Combined CSV in Service Marketplace

Now the merchant can upload the category and product both using a single CSV. For this they can use the combined CSV option present in the catalog section steps to upload the single CSV are products > import/export> click on combined csv> download the sample > fill the data according to the sample in CSV then upload it.

Notification Centre

We have implemented the new tab called notification in the admin dashboard. From the notification logs admin can see all notification logs from the general,>> notification >> notification logs.

February 2021

Self-Served Whitelabled iOS Application – Distributed Apps

Yelo now offers a self-served WhiteLabeling feature for Customer & Merchant Mobile iOS Applications. This enables the customers to have their own branded mobile applications themselves.
This feature is available in the Branding section in the side tab. You can select whichever application you want to Whitelabel and fill the form with App Name & logo file. An Email would be sent to you with the distributed link once the App is computed. Once you signup on to the panel, you would be able to download and Install the iOS Mobile Distribute Build.

January 2021

Self – Served White-labeled Apps (Android)

Yelo now offers a self-served WhiteLabeling feature for Customer & Merchant Mobile Applications. This enables the customers to have their own branded mobile applications themselves.
This feature is available in the Branding section in the side tab. You can select whichever application you want to Whitelabel and fill the form with necessary required details like Logo File, Domain, Google Services file, etc and download the App Build.
*Currently, this is available for only Android Applications and would be soon available for iOS Applications as well.

November 2020

Custom Delivery partner model

We’ve released the Custom Delivery partner model in Yelo through which customers can Configure any Delivery management system with help of Yelo’s custom webhook integration module. All you have to do is to create an API that interacts with the Delivery Management system’s API and get the Endpoint URL & Authentication key from the Delivery partner that you wish to integrate. You’ll find this feature in the Integrations tab in the sidebar.
Refer to the Documentation and Video attached below for more info :
Documentation – https://docs.jungleworks.com/yelo/yelo-custom-dms
Video – https://youtu.be/lmlegRG3xOM


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