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      Release notes

      #May 2021

      • Alipay Docs redesigned with improved user experience and new information architecture. New docs to assist new users:

      • Reorganized the structure of API-related instruction documentation.
        • Added the following documentation:
        • Renamed the following documentation title:

      • Remove the following documentations to the corresponding product documentations:
        • Settlement Items
        • Settlement Summary
        • Transaction Items

      For example, you can go to Cashier Payment > Reports and reconciliation > Settlement Items ( to view details.

      • Terminology renaming. The following term is renamed:
        • Consumer-presented Mode Payment -> User-presented Mode Payment

      #April 2021

      • New field and enum (appId and MINI_APP) are added to the following APIs:

      #March 2021

      • New settlement modes are added to the following products:

      The following fields are removed from the Settlement Summary file for each product:

        • transactionAmountValue
        • transactionCurrency
      • INVALID_CODE of error codes in the following APIs are deleted:
      • INVALID_PAYMENT_CODE of error code is added in in the following API:

      #December 2020

      • The following term is renamed:

      Obsolete term

      Current term 




      The obsolete term might be still displayed in codes, for example, API specifications, Java code specifications, or other places where technical elements exist. The meaning of the obsolete term is not changed.

      • New versions of Product APIs for online payment and in-store payment products are released in December. The API documentation format has been updated to a new version for better user experience. You can now access subfields in the same documentation. Previously, subfields were only available in data dictionary. You can go to API Reference > Product APIs > Online payments ( to explore the new version.

      #May 2020

      A new version of Alipay Docs is released in May. Technical documentation on original portal ( is merged to this new site for a better user experience. You can go to Documentation > Legacy Documentation ( to view details.