WHMCS, the client management, billing & support solution provider for online businesses announced on Thursday the upgraded version of WHMCS.
As per the blog post by Matt at WHMCS, “We’ve reached every goal we set ourselves for Version 5, tested it thoroughly for the past 6 weeks (special thanks go to every one of our beta testing team who have helped with finding issues and providing their feedback), written clear and detailed documentation for all of the new features, improved our existing documentation where possible; we’ve also found time to rebrand and update the look of our own website to better showcase what we do and what we’re all about, and here we are, finally ready to reveal what we’ve been working on to the world at large.”
The features of WHMCS V5 are as follows:
New Client Area Style – With a fresh & modern new look, along with some additional functionality, and fully backwards compatible with existing integrations.
Product Bundles – Allow combining products into predefined groups, with the ability to set pre-selected options in the order process and offer discount incentives for particular combinations.
Product Options – Allow quantity options to be offered with products, as well as products with a fixed number of recurring terms, and improved configurable options base pricing display.
Domain Management – Clients can now manage their domains in bulk, with support for up to 5 nameservers, WHOIS updates from predefined profile and contacts data, and automatic nameserver resets to default.
Support Tools – New support tools include clearer contact handling in tickets, thumbnail attachment previews, a revamped admin open ticket process, support for custom KB article ordering and more…
Admin Dashboard Widgets – A revamped admin homepage now features customizable & movable widgets, with permissions definable per role, so that each member of staff can truly personalize their start page.
Additional Admin Tools – Lot’s of new functionality for staff, including mass module commands, automatic prorata’d due date alterations, more search & filter criteria, & a staff noticeboard addon.
Automated Email Marketer – To follow up with clients automatically & maximize the potential of client base by sending out auto emails using this powerful new tool.
Domain Pricing Slabs – With this, one can offer discounted domain pricing to selected customers.
Price Override Promotions – Offer promotional codes that override products to a specific price, enabling to create offers such as “First Month Just $1″ via a single coupon code across multiple product lines.
The new V5 upgrade is available for download from the client area. For more information on upgradation refer this link : http://docs.whmcs.com/Upgrading