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4.6.5: a "maintenance release" with UPS, Australia Post, Fedex and USPS updated and 58 other improvements

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
We have been packing our Classic platform with new features for more than 10 years, but the more complex the product becomes, the higher is the possibility of some issues. So based on the community feedback we took decision to issue a "maintenance release": bring shipping carriers integrations up to date, thin out the bugtraker, implement a number of improvements and fixes. Today we're introducing a new version of X-Cart Classic.«...»

X-Cart 5.1.7: Free Shipping, News, Two-Factor auth; beautiful Contact Us and Akismet-the spam filter; Ogone, eSelect, PayU India, Yandex.Money

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
The new week brought us not only the first snow, but also the new version of X-Cart. And while X-Cart 4.6.5 is being polished (so that no #poodle could bite it!), the team of developers working on X-Cart 5 is sighing with relief: 5.1.7 is released. The new version got a number of excellent features you were waiting for. Check it out.«...»

SEO for Beginners, part 1: First Steps in Making Your Store Visible to Search Engines

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Posted by Kinga Hulewicz,
Nowadays it is just not enough to put an online business live and wait for visitors and (hopefully) customers to come. Any shop owner should take care of the visibility of his business from the very start. I know that for most people the search engine optimization (SEO) term sounds technical, professional and rather out-of-reach. Indeed SEO is a pretty analytical and complex subject, but it doesn't mean that you can't learn the basics and optimize your store on your own...«...»

Expand your business to Russia: why and how. Webinar with PayU. Oct,16, 1pm EST

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
Cross boarder online trade is one of the most popular segments in the field of eCommerce. And expanding your business to the Russian market is one of good opportunities. This is evidenced by several researches. Unfortunately, many foreign stores can't enter the Russian market due to difficulties in arranging the shipping and setting up the processing of payments online. PayU experts will speak about the ways to decrease the risks or aviod them at all.«...»

Totally revamped X-Cart hosting: twice as powerful, as before, and at a half price

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
We have been offering the hosting services for many years, but now the plans are attractive as never before: not only have we improved the characteristics of the existing plans (enlarged Disk Space and Bandwidth, VPS instead of shared hosting, SSD instead of HDD), but also rolled our several more plans, including a "Starter" plan of a Standard lineup and 3 High Volume Plans.«...»

Updated X-Payments Connectors for X-Cart 4.1.x-4.6.3: all new X-Payments 2.1.x features supported, lots of fixes.

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Posted by Alexander Mulin,
X-Cart team updated X-Payments connectors for X-Cart 4.1.x-4.6.3. Now they support all new features of X-Payments 2.1.x like PCI compliant saving credit cards, recurring orders, iFrame integration of X-Payments credit card form, etc.«...»

X-Cart 5.1.6: AOM, MailChimp and Mandrill, PayPal Credit, better Tax and Payment Methods management pages, updated REST API and more

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
We all have been longing for this. And the happy moment comes: X-Cart 5 gets Advanced Order Management feature aka AOM! Simple, elegant, user-friendly for the administrator, the module is so complex from development point of view. And even after lots of tests, some glitches are possible. So we're rolling this module out as Beta version now...«...»

Buy X-Cart 5 Business by October, 31st to get FREE installation and FREE 30 days Setup Assistance

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
This month the support team offer their services for FREE to everyone who purchase a Business edition before August, 31st 2014. The special offer includes Installation service (regular cost is $75) and 30 days Setup Assistance(not available as a standalone service, worth $99 within annual support subscription) - thus your win is $174!«...»

What about X-Cart Meetup in the UK? Would you join?

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
We're considering to arrange X-Cart meetup in Europe. PayPal, our good friends and partners (who also sponsored the "Beer Meeting" in Chicago this June), kindly offer one of their offices to host the event: it's in Richmond upon Thames, Greater London. It will be a sin to miss such an opportunity. So let's try to arrange it in November! If you want this event to happen, if you're interested in it as much as we are, please spend a minute to fill in this short survey - you can see it all, no hidden questions appearing on the fly. Just 3 quick questions, with only the first one being mandatory.«...»

Webinar recording: Increase Your In-Store Conversions with Mobile Point of Sale

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
Mobile point-of-sale is becoming one of the most rapidly adopted technologies amongst bricks-and-mortar retailers in 2014. Mobile POS enables retail companies to create a modern and streamlined checkout solution that ensures the best possible customer service. Join the upcoming webinar with UniteU to explore the ways of reducing retail sales friction, and study the showcase how mobile point of sale devices can increase the average order values and conversion rates within your brick-and-mortar stores.«...»

BCS Engineering rolls out 3 new modules for X-Cart 5 including a bestseller of X-Cart 4 series "Customer Rewards"

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
Today I'm happy to introduce Carrie Saunders, a co-founder of the BCS Engineering company, very well-known to the users of X-Cart 4, to the community and merchants of X-Cart 5. Carrie comes to our marketplace with three new modules, and for sure, the most interesting one is "Customer Rewards", the module which you can find at least in every second store using X-Cart 4. What makes it so popular? A set of excellent features, convenient settings and affordable price. The last but not least, all the modules on X-Cart 5 marketplace are NOT encrypted, thus pretty customizable.«...»

Video record of the joint webinar with Kount: Common Fraud Techniques and How to Avoid Them

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
Fraudsters are smarter than ever. But that doesn't mean e-retailers need to give up the fight against lost sales and lost customers when fraud attempts to infiltrate their online store. During this FREE webinar, Kount, a leading fraud prevention platform, will review three real-world case studies showing common tactics used by fraudsters to steal from online retailers.«...»

"Cloud Search" goes free to replace "Instant Search", the latter being deprecated.

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
Due to this extension, the search results will start appearing right away, as the customers types - without redirect to a separate page. With each new letter CloudSearch automatically revises the returned set of products, categories and suggestions and does all the fancy stuff like word forms recognition or relevance sorting - all at incredible speed.«...»

X-Cart 4 integrates with Bongo International to increase international conversions

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
X-Cart integrates with Bongo International to increase international conversions. Both "Bongo Extend" and "Bongo Checkout" are supported within a single module - "Bongo International". The module is compatible with X-Cart v4.4.5, v4.5.5 and with all the 4.6.x branch.«...»

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