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What's New

May 2020

Define App Categories

Use App Categories to target specific merchant businesses and ensure a smooth approval with Clover's App Market team. App categories allow Clover to categorize the requirements for the target businesses your app is designed for. The selected category appears on the Market Listing page for your app in the Market Presence section. Learn more.

Screenshot of Market Presence section on the Market Listing page.

Screenshot of Market Presence section on the Market Listing page.

Apr 2020

Developer Dashboard

Choose Free Trial Period Days for Your App

You can now choose from the extended options we provide for offering a free trial period for your apps. In the Pricing & Distribution page of your paid app, in the Free Trial section, select an option from 14 days to 90 days to extend various offers for merchants to try your apps. Learn more.

Screenshot of UI showing the list containing flexible free trial options.

Screenshot of UI showing the list containing flexible free trial options.

View a Sample Functional Video

See an example of a functional video and description to refer when you submit your app for approval. The video should help our team visualize your app's functional flow and how it benefits the merchant. Providing a helpful video is key to a smoother app approval process with Clover's App Market team. Learn more.

Enable Two-Factor Authentication

Ensure your developer account is secure by enabling two-factor authentication if you process credit cards. It is critical in these times to protect merchants and their data.

When you log in to your account, you will now be required to enable two-factor authentication if you haven't already done so. Learn more.

Screenshot of pop-up window that appears when you log into your developer account.

Screenshot of pop-up window that appears when you log into your developer account.

Mar 2020

Manage Ecommerce Settings for Apps

If you select certain permissions for payments data—such as amounts, orders, payment types, or refunds—you can configure your ecommerce settings to state whether your app uses the API or hosted iframe. This selection has an impact on your PCI compliance burden. Learn more.

Screenshot of UI which shows the options for various ECommerce integrations - Hosted iFrame vs the API

Screenshot of UI which shows the options for various ECommerce integrations - Hosted iFrame vs the API

Developer Dashboard

Add Functional Video and Functional App Description

The app approval process now requires you to provide a functional video that describes how merchants will use your app. You can upload a functional video and provide the functional workflow of your app for Clover to efficiently work with you through the approval of your apps. You can also edit the video and description for new apps on the Overview page. Learn more.

View New App Approvals in Overview Page

View the app approval details such as description and video directly from the Overview page for your new apps. View Legal, Privacy Policy, and Market Listing sections for apps in the Pending approval status. Learn more.

Add or Change App Types

Use the App Types section to choose if your app uses an existing point-of-sale and if it will be Public & Semi-integrated or Not Semi-integrated. You can also set an app as Private and later decide to change it to Public. You can change the App Type at any time. You can now also see the App Type in your App Cards on the Overview page. Learn more.

View App Installs Over 12 Months

You can now get review metrics for installs of your apps for a period greater than 12 months. Learn more.

Jan 2020

Leverage the Powerful Ecommerce API

Build seamless payment experiences in your apps and distribute them on the always-growing Clover App Market with our new Ecommerce features and SDKs. Learn more.

Developer Dashboard

Review Customer Permissions

Gain visibility into customer read-write permissions on your apps to be aware of customer data collected. Learn more.

Log Into Developer Accounts Without Test Merchant

You can now log in to an account that has no test merchant linked to it. Learn more

Search Help Documentation

Search our help documentation repository directly from the Developer Dashboard. Click Help and then click in the search box. Enter your search term and see the results show up.

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