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spree commerce avalara avatax official certified extension api v2

New Spree and Avalara AvaTax V2 integration

The new officially certified Spree AvaTax extension will help Spree users and developers to switch from the old Avalara REST API V1 to the latest REST API V2. In the words of Avalara developers, “the benefits are huge” as the new API V2 offers improved AvaTax performance, reliability and a wide range of new functionality. 

And since AvaTax delivers sales and use tax calculations at the time of checkout or billing — in real-time — the business benefits from implementing the new Spree AvaTax V2 extension are significant, potentially improving conversion rates and sales results.

The new officially certified Spree AvaTax extension can be found on GitHub: https://github.com/spree-contrib/spree_avatax_official

Features supported by Spree AvaTax V2 extension:

  • Tax calculation (additional/included tax) – US state tax, Canadian HST, VAT supported
  • Address validation for US & Canada
  • Committing complete orders
  • Cancelling (voiding) orders
  • Refunding orders
  • GetByCodeService for getting SalesInvoice for order from Avatax
  • GetTaxService for getting total TaxCalculated for order from Avatax
  • AvataxLog for logging API calls
  • Caching responses for improved performance
  • Multiple company (store) support

The new extension comes with technical support from both the Spree Commerce core team and Avalara and will be maintained to keep up with the innovations introduced by Avalara in the future.

The old extension will no longer be maintained or supported.

For more information, support and guidance on how to implement Spree AvaTax V2 extension feel free to:

E-commerce Meetup New York

E-commerce Meetup New York 2019 powered by Spree Commerce

We believe that staying on top of E-commerce trends and expanding your network of business friends can really make a difference in your professional life and boost your business results. Our goal is to create opportunities to network also outside your home city meeting up with other E-commerce professionals in locations that are crucial for your business. That is why we decided to host meetups with valuable keynotes and networking in a friendly yet business-oriented atmosphere in various cities starting with Berlin and London and moving on to New York.  Continue reading

E-commerce Meetup Ottawa

E-commerce Meetup New Ottawa 2019

Spree Commerce proudly presents a partner event:

 

What is it?

E-commerce Meetup Ottawa is a part of E-commerce Meetup Network hosted by Spree Commerce around the world to connect E-commerce and digital marketing professionals.

We believe that staying on top of E-commerce trends and expanding your network of business friends can really make a difference in your professional life and boost your business results.

We are very excited to host our event: Thank you, E-Commerce open source contributors! on October 23rd and meet up with E-commerce experts from Ottawa or visiting.

 

Find time to talk to other E-commerce experts, broaden your network and have some quality time enjoying drinks and food in a casual yet results-oriented atmosphere!

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E-commerce Meetup New York

E-commerce Meetup New York 2019

Spree Commerce proudly presents a partner event:

 

What is it?

E-commerce Meetup New York is a part of E-commerce Meetup Network hosted by Spree Commerce around the world to connect E-commerce and digital marketing professionals.

We believe that staying on top of E-commerce trends and expanding your network of business friends can really make a difference in your professional life and boost your business results.

We are very excited to host our event Prepare your E-commerce for Q4: Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Holidays 2019 on October 21st and meet up with E-commerce experts from New York or visiting.

 

Find time to talk to other E-commerce experts, broaden your network and have some quality time enjoying drinks and food in a casual yet results-oriented atmosphere!

Continue reading

Spree 4.0 for Rails 6 released 

Spree Commerce in 2019

Spree Commerce is the most complete and up to date E-Commerce framework with Rails 6 support, modern REST API V2 for any headless implementation with a React or PWA frontend, GraphQL support coming soon, API v2 JavaScript / TypeScript SDK, newest Boostrap 4 and a new customizable UX templates on the way.

Spree also has the most up to date 3rd party integrations bulletproofed by high-volume retailers. Spree integrations range from marketing automation solutions (Mailchimp E-Commerce), analytics (hundreds of integrations available through Segment.com), taxation (upgraded Avalara AvaTax extension) to payments (Stripe for online stores and marketplaces, PayPal, Apple Pay, Google Pay, AfterPay and many more).

Finally, Spree has the biggest community of users and developers on Slack and the most active community of contributors on Github among Rails based E-Commerce frameworks. Continue reading

E-commerce meetup London powered by Spree Commerce

E-commerce Meetup London 2019 powered by Spree Commerce

We believe that staying on top of E-commerce trends and expanding your network of business friends can really make a difference in your professional life and boost your business results. Our goal is to create opportunities to network also outside your home city meeting up with other E-commerce professionals in locations that are crucial for your business. That is why we decided to host meetups with valuable keynotes and networking in a friendly yet business-oriented atmosphere in various cities starting with Berlin and moving on to London.  Continue reading

E-commerce Meetup London venue

E-commerce Meetup London 2019

Spree Commerce proudly presents a partner event:

 

What is it?

E-commerce Meetup London is a part of E-commerce Meetup Network hosted by Spree Commerce around the world to connect E-commerce and digital marketing professionals.

We believe that staying on top of E-commerce trends and expanding your network of business friends can really make a difference in your professional life and boost your business results.

We are very excited to host our event during E-commerce Expo and meet up with E-commerce experts from London or visiting.

Find time to talk to other E-commerce experts, broaden your network and have some quality time enjoying drinks and food in a casual yet results-oriented atmosphere!

Continue reading

Instagram and influencer marketing PWA Spree Commerce

Enable Instagram shopping for your brand’s #hashtag or @mention used by influencers

Here’s a quick walkthrough how you could be leveraging influencer marketing on Instagram and letting customers shop for products seen in influencer posts marked with your brand’s #hashtag or @mention. We’re successfully doing it for our demo apparel brand Fearnot utilizing the latest dev capabilities enabled by Facebook and Instagram. These capabilities are continuously evolving so stay tuned for more updates.

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E-commerce meetup Berlin

E-commerce Meetup Berlin 2019 powered by Spree Commerce

We believe that staying on top of E-commerce trends and expanding your network of business friends can really make a difference in your professional life and boost your business results. Our goal is to create opportunities to network also outside your home city meeting up with other E-commerce professionals in locations that are crucial for your business. That is why we decided to host meetups with valuable keynotes and networking in a friendly yet business-oriented atmosphere in various cities starting with Berlin, the European startup capital. Continue reading