Hi friends. Happy holiday to everyone. We know many of you want to have some news about what we're doing. The new extension is quite ready, we are finishing some new bonuses, suggesting by one of ours user, for a birthday period and to have promotional periods when altering the earning points calculation. Then the new extension will be tested and packed. It will be ready for Virtuemart 2.x and Joomla 2.5, that is the 75% of our works. Just then…

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Upgrade the extension for usage with Awo Coupon PRO.

We have corrected an issue for users with Awo Coupon Pro. This version of Awo uses a different value for coupon type ("amount" instead of "total") and - in the Virtuemart 2 version, it uses a different table name for handling coupons. So the extension must be upgraded. In the Reward Points for Virtuemart 2 it auto-detect the awo version, in the Reward Points for Virtuemart 1.1.x you have a new…

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We are developing the next-generation of the Virtuemart Reward Points extension. First for vm2, then for vm1.1.x. It will integrate a "stand-alone" points manager that will automatically migrate to/from AlphaUserPoints when you install or uninstall it. It migrates all virtuemart points to alphaUserPoints and re-migrate then in virtuemart points if you uninstall AUP, without losing any points amount. The new points manager is really easy-to-use,…

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The new module included in the Virtuemart Reward Points extension! NOW AVAILABLE FOR BOTH VM VERSION!

We include in our Virtuemart Reward Points extension the new reward point module to let customers free to use their coupon chips from any page of your site. It is perfect for the cart page, or the point-to-money page!

The module has to 2 layout options. The horizontal shows the customer's actual points in a little, small, elegant horizontal…

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The new Custom products function and 4 new calculation algorithm. The best virtuemart reward points system, ever.

We introduced the "custom product points" to the virtuemart reward points extension, both in Vm2.x than in Vm1.1.x

Now you can specify a custom amount of points each product, or use them as "plus bonus" to add to the final point calculation. 

By new 4 algorithms, you can now decide to use just products points or order-amount to…

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The new Virtuemart Reward Points extension is available for sale.

We introduced a new technique for earning points from order, successfully tested in our virtuemart tracking extension for google analytics - the "database queue".

The queue ensures conflicts with other extensions.

Overall in virtuemart 1.1.x, when 3td part extensions send emails in the same moment as AlphaUserPoints, as vm email manager does. The queue moves the earning functions…

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Virtuemart tracking extension is available. It was tested on over 1 month, and finally we choose a Virtuemart tracking in php using the __utm.gif server-side request to Google Analytics instead the javascript.

It works simply perfect, and it uses this unique function compared to all other extension. The php server-side tracking lets this extension to track everything.

Both paypal or similar automatic IPN (istant payment notification) both a…

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We added the expiring points!

As someone of you asked for, a very important feature was added to Virtuemart Rewards Points extension, the expiring date for earned points. In Vm1.1.x, due to the version of alphaUserPoints 1.5.x, you weren't able to specify days of validity for earned points until today (you were able to do in alphaUserPoints 1.7.x by setting the validity field on each rule). Now you can specify the days of validity for earned…

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A little gift for you all

the Joomla Tracker for Google Analytics, available for free. It's a simple plugin to enable page-visits tracking in google analytics and some options for overwriting google settings. Some more options available soon. We are introducing the Virtuemart Transactions Tracker, so it's a little light version as a gift, while we finish tests on the pro version, to automate the publishing process for the website. It also manage…

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It's incredible how many systems now use Virtuemart Rewards Points extension. We never imagined! Many of you asked us for a "live" support and we met many configurations of joomla/vm/3th part extensions. We upgrade the extension quite every day, to ensure strange issues. This night we found a site that doesn't store the AlphaUserPoints referrerId in the session data. So we changed the checking with a new database query. It can helps some…

Read more: Rewards Points 1.2 in progress