Spring 2019 Release Notes

  • Include Image URLs in your export templates: Include image URLs in your export templates. When you need to provide a hosting URL for an image, you can now send it as part of your product data export.

  • Customize your Product Page: Configure your product display fields on the Product Page. Select the column headers that you’d like displayed in the sortable headings.

  • Delete Users: Remove users entirely from your account. This is additional functionality beyond setting them as inactive.

  • New Filters: Data qualifiers “is blank” and “is not blank” have been added to data export filters.

  • New Settings Page: Setting have now been organized and consolidated for an easier-to-understand user experience.


Version 1.9 Release Notes


Dynamic Projects: Automatically add items to projects using filtering criteria. As soon as an item matches the filter criteria, it gets added to the project.

Run Scheduled Exports On Demand: Click a Run Now button for any scheduled exports. An export can be run on-demand regardless of when it’s scheduled to run in the future.

Edit Filters: Edit filters on the Product, Project and Assets page after the filters have already been created.

Rules for Setting Master Image: Assign rules to set your Master Image. Establish a naming convention and suffix to determine which image should be labeled as the Master Image.

Create Projects from Product Page: Create Projects directly from the Product page. No need to jump back and forth between pages to create new Projects.

Search Enhancement: Search for SKU and Product Name and have both display simultaneously when searching for a product.

Asset Library Filtered by Label: Filter your assets by their label. If you only want to see the products labeled “Amazon”, you can now run a filter to only see the assets labeled with the “Amazon” label.

Retailer Portal Order History Downloads: Retailers can now select and download product data and images from multiple orders at the same time from the Order History page.

Version 1.8 Release Notes

  • Find & Replace on Exports: Find and replace a value during an export. You can now search for a term and replace it with a different term upon export. This allows you to make transformations to your data when exporting. If you need to change a value in Collections from “New Spring” to “New Spring Collection 2019”, you can now make that change in Product FastLane.

  • Calculations on Exports: Add, subtract, multiply or divide a field upon export. If you need to take 20% off a price field upon export, you now have the ability to make the change when you export your data. Calculations can only be performed on number or decimal fields.

  • New Manage Export Templates Page: The manage exports page now has a new look and feel. This new look will allow you to make edits/updates to your mappings in an easy-to-use interface. This new interface also allows you to find and replace fields and make calculations on export.

  • Enhanced Error Messaging on Exports: Exports now provide a history of file name, template and destination. This messaging also includes more detailed error messaging on why your export failed.

  • Asset Export Job Naming: Asset Export jobs can now be named to help you view which asset exports have processed on the History page. This makes it easier for you to track your asset exports to see which ones have processed.

  • “All Dates” option for Asset Export: Asset Exports now accepts assets from any date. This will produce all assets regardless of last updated date during export.

  • Elimination of line breaks: Line breaks are now automatically removed for data values during manual entry of data.

  • Auto-linking of images to inactive products: Images are now automatically linked to inactive products as long as the labels are correct in Settings.

  • Manually Flag/Unflag Master Image: Master image can now be manually flagged/unflagged in the product detail page.

  • New login page design: The login page now has a new design for easier login access to Product FastLane.

Version 1.7 Release Notes

  • Image labeling using folders on FTP: Label your images according to the folder they were placed in on import. Example: If you put your images in the Amazon folder on import, your images will be tagged as Amazon in Product FastLane.

  • Timestamp your files: Add a timestamp to your product data file name. This way, you can keep a date and time for when each file is run on all your channels. This is useful for tracking the history of your imported files.

  • Filter on file type in asset export: Assets can now be filtered on file type on asset export. If you have images, videos, documents and sound files, you can now filter those when you export your assets and only export the file types you need for your export.

  • Navigate between products in product detail: You can now use the arrows on your keyboard to toggle between products on the product detail page. If you are updating multiple products at a time, it is now easier to navigate between products by clicking the left and right arrows on your keyboard.

  • Storage limit alerts: If you are approaching your storage limit, once you log in you will receive an alert to increase the storage on your account.

  • Increased Flag Field allotments: You can now have up to 50 flag-type fields stored in PFL. We have increased this limit from 25.

Version 1.6 Release Notes

  • Order History for Retailers: Retailers can now see their order history in the Retailer Portal for participating vendors.

  • Success/Error folders on FTP: When your images are done processing, they are placed into success or error folders. This will indicate whether an image was successfully imported.

  • Field Grouping Edits: Field groupings can now be edited and include spaces and special characters.

Version 1.5 Release Notes

  • Image Export Resizing: Exported images will be resized so that the longest side is not longer than the size specified.

  • Custom Field Groupings on Product Detail: Create your own field groupings. Customize, rename and order field groupings however you choose.

  • Login and Download Reports: Run reports with information on which users have logged in to your account and which users have downloaded files from your account.

  • Drop & Load Import Option: Ability to change settings so that only products that are imported on the latest import are displayed as active. All other products will be displayed as inactive.

  • Data encoding enhancement: Users may now select the encoding type for product files they generate (UTF-8 or ANSI)

  • Data type prompt: Users will be prompted before they change a data type on mapped fields to avoid data loss

Version 1.4.1 Release Notes



  • Notifications: All import/export notifications should go to the user's email address listed in Settings. Email addresses can be updated in the Settings page.

  • Receive notifications for:

    • Asset Exports

    • Product Data Exports

    • Asset Imports

    • Product Data Imports

    • File Transfers (FTP)

    • Exports containing no data

Version 1.4 Release Notes



  • Name your assets: flexible naming for asset exports and enhanced filtering

  • Group your assets: custom rule-based asset labels added to Settings

  • Hosted image assets: images are now hosted in Product FastLane with sharable URLs

  • Active products at-a-glance: One-click toggle between active and inactive products

  • Easier bulk product updates: Improved interface for updating products in bulk

  • Delete your products in bulk: Bulk deletion of products and all related assets

Version 1.2 And 1.3 Release Notes



  • Create your own user access groups and limit user access to Products, Projects, Assets, Imports, Exports, Settings and Retailer Portal

  • Retailer Portal where individual retail users can access the data and assets that you give them permission to access

  • Support for the external FTPs of your choosing

  • Field concatenation on export templates – combine multiple fields into one field on export

  • Custom values on export can now include blanks

  • Asset upload contains a larger field area to drop assets


  • Users can update external FTP targets on screen

  • HTML encoded values are now properly decoded upon export

  • Exports can target nested folders on external FTPs

  • Import screen now shows a timeout warning when attempting to import more than 50MB files

  • If output path is entered incorrectly on export, it will automatically be reformatted

  • Unsecure (HTTP) connections will no longer be accepted; browsers will be seamlessly redirected to a secure connection (HTTPS)

  • Product names are exported in the correct case (UPPERCASE and lowercase) that was inputted into PFL

  • Timeout threshold has been increased from 30 minutes to 2 hours

  • Add Multiples Fields options on Edit Export Template page will now properly handle line breaks between field names

  • Assets with non-standard file names (files that do not follow naming convention filename.extension – like 123456.jpg) will no longer break product detail pages for products with no associated assets

  • Import of new assets with non-standard file names will no longer be permitted