1. OFBiz
  2. OFBIZ-2426

User friendly success/error messages in eCommerce application


    • Type: New Feature New Feature
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Minor Minor
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: Trunk
    • Fix Version/s: None
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    • Sprint:
      Bug Crush Event - 21/2/2015


      I want to propose a change and want to ask for the suggestions for the way to go for it.

      Should have appropriate user friendly success/error messages for eCommerce applicaiton on the execution of an event from user. As eCommerce is the customer facing application.

      1. When user creates his/her profile then then the success message shown is *"The following occurred:
        The action was performed successfully. "* while it should be shown something like: "New user created successfully." or "User profile created successfully"
      2. When we talk about an error message then e.g. when user tries to login with wrong userId or pwd the message shown is *"The Following Errors Occurred:
        error following occurred during login: User not found."* which should be something like: "User not found" or when password is incorrect "Password is incorrect"

      There are more places where this can observed well that the success/error messages are not best suited for eCommerce application.

      Right now for both of back-office and front-end(eCommerce) application we use the same common/webcommon/includes/messages.ftl which shows the same messages as of back office application for many operations.

      The idea is we should introduce a new Messages.ftl file for ecommerce only which will show user friendly error/success messages to the front-end user who is the customer.

      I would really appreciate comments from community members on this issue.


        Pranay Pandey created issue -
        Gavin made changes -
        Field Original Value New Value
        Workflow jira [ 12462671 ] OFbiz Workflow [ 12503907 ]
        Jacopo Cappellato made changes -
        Fix Version/s Trunk [ 12311928 ]
        Sharan Foga made changes -
        Sprint Bug Crush Event - 21/2/2015 [ 91 ]
        Sharan Foga made changes -
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            Pranay Pandey
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