What’s New in Omni Retail – May’19

Wow, what a busy couple of months it has been here at Jd Omni. Over the last couple of months, our team has been constantly evaluating feedback and experimenting with various aspects of our service to ensure you get the most superior experience on Jd Omni. Our updates this time around is like a bag of mixed goodies, with enhancements in various parts of Jd Omni.

Support ZPL / EPL Barcode Label Printers

As we continue on the part of building a platform which is hardware independent, We are very proud to introduce a full fledged drag and drop label designer option for ZPL / EPL compatible barcode label printers. This widens the compatibility of barcode labels printers support with the platform. 

Reset Order in POS

A minor nuisance which many retailers faced was the inability to reset the order details in billing (Point of Sales) system. There is now a small button present in the bottom which allows you to reset the system while removing items, payment and customer details from the screen in one click.  

Revamped Product Pages, My Account, My Orders and Checkout

We have tweaked the visual design and user flows as per the best practices which will help you sell more to your customers. The checkout flow on web is now a one-page flow to reduce drop-outs and improve conversion rates. In addition to this, we have also introduced an option for your customers to choose online payments even for COD orders. A payment link will be sent on the order confirmation SMS and Email. This option will also be available in order history section.

Receive WhatsApp Alerts for Online Orders

Now you can receive WhatsApp alerts for online orders. Please note that each alert will cost 30 paise and will be deducted from your SMS / Email Credit. This facility can be turned off by going to notification section in settings.

Revamped Mobile Site Editor

We have revamped the mobile site editor to give you more space to customize your mobile site, thus giving you a better sense of the mobile site design. We have also made few things easier such as adding a new section. Give it a spin and let us know your feedback. 

Embed YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and Vimeo Video on Website

Video is the new king of content consumption – So why not showcase some on your website. Upload multiple videos from different video sharing websites like Youtube, Facebook, Instagram or Vimeo. Showcase your brand story, product details or service information. 

Upload Open Graph Image

You can now set your brand logo image as an open graph image, which will be seen in the previews of the web pages (as the thumbnail) shared over Facebook, LinkedIn and WhatsApp. This feature is useful in showcasing your brand logo when your website links are shared over social platform. 

SEO Options (H1, H2, etc) for Text Elements

Now set H1, H2, etc HTML tags for your text element easily. Just select the text you want to set the HTML element, then select SEO to see a list of dropdown of the HTML elements – It’s that easy.

Unpublish Website Option

We are thrilled to announce that you can now unpublish your website on the click of a button. Temporarily unpublishing or suspending your website will allow you to make necessary changes to your website while your customers being indicated of it as website under construction. Anytime you wish to bring back your website, you can again publish it on your own. 

Update your KYC/ Bank Details                                                

We have now facilitated a quick option to fill in KYC/Bank details upfront on the Payments page. This has been mandated by RBI as part of ensuring KYC for any entity dealing in online payments. 

Improved Usability, Performance & Bug Fixes

As usual, you may notice minor UI changes, improved performance and bugs fixed in order to make the platform highly reliable for your business needs and improve the overall experience in using the platform.

That’s all for now folks. Like the upgrades? Let us or our Customer Executives know about it. Not happy with the upgrades? Let us know how we can help you better and what new you would like to see. Until next time, enjoy the upgrades and keep using our system to its full potential to manage your business digitally and most efficiently.

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