Today we released some great additions to the customer email system and order processing functionality.
Customer Email Updates
The updated customer email system has additional customizable templates and added flexibility for custom HTML views.
We've added a great time-saving feature with the "Shipping Confirmation" template which if enabled will automatically send a shipping confirmation to the customer which includes carrier and tracking details.
How do I enable the new email system?
On March 22, 2013 all account will be automatically switched to the new system. You can enable this feature immediately from the Settings/Email Settings section of your account. It's important to note that existing email templates will are not compatible and will not be transferred. Once the new email system is enabled, you can further customize the new templates.
Order Processing Updates
We've also released some amazing time-saving features for order processing. These features allow you to perform post-processing rules once an order is submitted, paid and shipped. Auto-assign labels and auto-close orders based on the order status. These updates are only available on your account once you have enabled the new email system. Once you have enabled the new email system, you can modify your order processing status from the Checkout Settings in your account.