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  1. Catch and Handle API Tax Rate Exceptions GH2919

    As a site visitor purchasing books and/or merchandise, show me an error message if the tax API fails so I know how to get my order placed. We think the best is to retry a few times and if that fails use a fallback rate from site settings.

    6 votes

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  2. Improve Default Shipping Selection on WA web Book Orders GH3613

    Make Surepost Default selection on WA web orders (instead of pickup option).

    This will make a significant difference in terms of minimizing the folks that leave curbside selected but actually need their stuff shipped. This issue arises multiple times per week and getting them switched back to shipping is a very manual/time consuming process. It would also significantly lessen curbside returns (we are seeing a fair amount of folks that order curbside but never pick up).

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  3. Pre-order/Backorder User-applied Promo Codes GH3045

    As a website visitor pre-ordering or backordering a book, allow me to enter a promo code on the payment page, so that I can receive a discount if one is offered. And display the automatically applied promo code the member discount.

    4 votes

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  4. Backordered and Pre-order Books & Merchandise: Charge & Ship SD627/654/655/656/662

    As a customer allow me to pre-order or backorder a book that is not yet available or out of stock. When the book is available, charge my credit card, and ship the book I ordered to the shipping address I specified.

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  5. Recommended Reading for Events GH3551/SD583

    Show a list of the “recommended reading” when RSVPing for an event so that members and guests may more easily purchase books for events like BeWild and new book releases.

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  6. Books & Maps: Add a Revision Date GH3284

    For books and maps, add a Revision Date in addition to the Publication Date. This is helpful for book reprint dates where some corrections and revisions may be made. It is especially helpful for maps there generally do not have new editions that get a new ISBN and Publication Date, but are revised and updated every few years.

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  7. Pre-order/Backorder vs. Shopping Cart Clarification GH3072/3547

    As a user, when pre/backordering something show me a notification that this process is separate from my other items (if I have other available items in my cart).

    I'd like to see some sort of alert during/before reaching "/delayed-shipping" page that back/pre orders are not processed at the same time as the rest of the items in my cart. Reason being I'd like to avoid confusion during/after user has input all their information.

    Ideally, is it possible to...
    1) Check if the cart is currently empty (if so, proceed as usual)
    2) If cart /= empty, perhaps an in-frame pop-up?…

    3 votes

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  8. Pre-order/Backorder Quantity GH3044

    As a website visitor pre-ordering or backordering a a book, allow me to enter a quantity that is applied when I click the "pre-order" or "backorder" button, and allow me to change this on the payment page, so that I may pre- or backorder more than one copy of a book at a time.

    3 votes

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  9. Improve Book Author Import GH2780/2803

    (1) Set up author bios to get exported/imported the same way that we do the book long descriptions, to avoid the need to truncate them.

    (2) In the Acumen-Plone sync, automatically check the "Show in byline" box for all contacts if there are three or fewer authors on the book's roster. Note that we'll manually update book rosters for this when there are four or more on the book's roster.

    3 votes

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  10. Pre-orders & Backorders: Add Next Available Date GH2991

    • Add a Next Available Date to the Book content type.
    • Add it to the Acumen-Plone nightly sync: InvProduct.NextRelease_Date
    • Sync it to Salesforce: Product.NextAvailableDate__c
    • Replace now hidden "Out of stock" text with: For pre-orders: "This book has not yet been released and will be available {Publication Date}."
    • For backorder: "This book is currently out-of-stock. We will have it back in stock by next available date."
    • Use it for "your credit card is about to expire" pre-order/backorder email alerts
    2 votes

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  12. In-Person Book Pick-up SD341

    Create an online purchase option for shoppers to pick up a book at the Seattle Program Center, Tacoma Program Center or the location of a course lecture, field trip or seminar.

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  13. Promo Codes: Convert "Specific Product Use" to Multiselect GH3278

    Change the "Specific Product Use" field to accept more than a single item (ie, several books).

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  14. Bookstore Hours

    I love the bookstore, but wish it was open on Saturdays so that those of us with day jobs could use it more often!

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    Completed  ·  Jeff Bowman responded

    Most of our members are out playing on the weekends and we are not in a great retail location so Saturdays historically has not been a good fit. Please do review our extended hours on the bookstore page, mountaineers.org/bookstore. Thanks!

  15. Replace Book References and Retire Old Editions SD373

    As a site administrator, I need to be able to replace references to an old edition of a book with a new edition in content items like Activities, Activity Templates, Courses, Course Templates, and Routes & Places.

    Allows customers who purchased an earlier edition to see info about that while ensuring that from now on, everyone purcahses the new edition of the book, because it is showh in the shop and on all details pages with "recommended reading."

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  16. Add Recommended Reading to Blog Posts SD388

    As a blogger I'd like to be able to add "Recommended Reading" (aka books from the shop) to my blog post so that my readers can easily purchase those books. Great for how-tos, author blogs and book release posts.

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  17. SELL "MERCHANDISE" ONLINE SD139/323/342

    Update content type,layout product page similar to the book view, but specific to logo'd merchandise, and set up faceted search

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  18. FREE INSTRUCTOR DESK COPIES GH1247

    When a volunteer instructor sets up a course, offer them a free text PDF of any Mountaineers Books (MB) title. Also offer them the option of specifying a non-MB text for their course that MB will purchase and fulfill. The instructor would communicate the later text via an email (linked).

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    Completed  ·  Jeff Bowman responded

    There are instructions on the course template and course edit forms how to request “desk copies” of our books.

  19. NEW TEXTBOOK FIELDS IN COURSE FORMS SD342

    Link instructor-selected required textbooks to courses and have them automatically appear as a separate items in a course registrant's shopping cart. Student has option to remove from cart. Also make adjustments in course "view" to identify both "required" and "recommended" texts.

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