Amazon Orders Import for AbleCommerce 7

Wrapped up a nifty Amazon Order Import system for AbleCommerce 7 this week.     The client wanted to bring in all of their Amazon orders into Able so consolidated sales reporting would be possible. The import routine supports importing orders by date range, is totally aware of orders already imported and even maintains separate import logs for easy management. Currently it’s designed assuming Amazon fulfilled the order.  So there is no posting back to Amazon to indicate the Able shipment status etc.   I’d love to work with a c...

Nov 22, 2013 READ MORE
Quickbooks Enterprise 13 and Above How To Increase Cache Size

These steps apply when the full program is installed on the hosting computer (server) and QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions is on R6 release or later. Go to the computer (server) hosting the company file. Go to the QBW.ini file in the Intuit folder: Windows Vista and later: C:\ProgramData\Intuit Windows XP or Windows Server 2003: C:\Document and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Intuit\ Click the QBW file. Note: This file is different from the one you can access directly from the program. Use the information below to add a [DBSERVEROPTIONS] s...

Nov 07, 2013 READ MORE
Troubleshoot FedEx gateway responses in AbleCommerce Gold

Here are some useful tips for troubleshooting the FedEx shipping gateway in AbleCommerce Gold.    Occasionally you might have the situation where you do not see any shipping rates from FedEx.  This can happen during checkout, or even with the basket shipping estimator control. The first step is to turn on the Debug Logging in the shipping gateway configuration as shown here. Now every gateway request and response will be recorded to a log file found in the website.  The file is ~/App_Data/Logs/AblePlugins.FedEx.Log To access this log file, you...

Nov 01, 2013 READ MORE
Configuring AbleCommerce Gold Shipping Estimator for international addresses

Came across an interesting challenge today with an Able Gold R1 install.   An international client could not get the shipping estimator to return rates for international addresses. You could choose the destination country from the dropdown list and click the button.  But no rates were returned. The site was configured to use the FedEx integrated shipping provider.   Yet the estimator would only give FedEx rates if it was given a US location. After digging through the code and the FedEx debug log responses, I figured out something I didn’t realiz...

Nov 01, 2013 READ MORE