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Save $495! Get X-Cart 5 Business license for free with the purchase of annual Hi-Volume Hosting plan subscription

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
Special offer: a FREE license for X-Cart 5 Business ( worth $495!). To get your free license for Business Edition of X-Cart 5 you need to buy any annual Hi-Volume Hosting plan subscription: Enhanced, Professional or Enterprise. The license you get is not limited to the period you're hosting with us, it's a life-time license. This gift license can not be resold. The free gift has no monetary value and can not be exchanged for discount on any services supplied by the company.«...»

X-Cart 5.1.10: Login with PayPal, Universal Analytics, Customer Files Uploads & Product Attachments, Sales Tax improvements

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
We've got a new version of X-Cart 5 ready. It contains a large number of minor improvements (see entire changelog) and a couple of noteworthy changes you will like - take a look. BTW did you notice a new opportunity to get acquainted with any Edition of X-Cart? You can request a personal online demo absolutely for free without providing any credit card info - all we need to know if the email address for the store admin and the name of package you want to try -Free or Ultimate, Business of Multi-Vendor!«...»

X-Cart Meetup in London on February, 27th: welcome everyone!

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
Every year we meet with X-Cart Community, arranging a networking event known as "Beer Meeting" in Chicago. Per multiple requests we're expanding the geography - the first X-Cart Meetup in London is about to happen! It's impossible to overestimate such face-to face conversations with our partners and customers. We're getting your invaluable feedback. In a relaxing and friendly atmosphere very serious questions are being risen. It's the right time and place to create firm background for future.«...»

FedEx and UPS users: If your overnight or ground shipment is late, even by 60 seconds, you should get 100% of your money back. Read how.

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
We're always looking for ways to help improve business for our customers and this company gives you an opportunity to decrease your expenses, thus earn more. The "71 pounds" team created an automated system that helps business audit their FedEx and UPS shipments, to see if they are eligible for any refunds offered by the carriers' money back guarantee policy. They also created a useful and informative infographic.«...»

The secret of the "CFL" acronym in "CFL systems": Interview with Steve Stoyanov and several new modules for X-Cart 5

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
Steve Stoyanov from CFL Systems is well-known to X-Cart community due to both his active presence on the community forum and his high-quality products and services for X-Cart 4 and X-Cart 5 Classic. Sound critisizm, reasonable suggestions, constant help to X-Cart merchants. At the same time, we know little about him as a person. This interview will shed some light on one of our best partners.«...»

X-Cart 4.6.6: Simplify Commerce by Mastercard, Sage Pay API update, Universal Analytics, VAT exemption for the users with VAT ID

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
Today we release new versions of both X-Cart 4 and X-Cart 5 classic. And though little time passed from the release of 4.6.5, the developers working on X-Cart 4 Classic managed to do a lot. In addition to the new features listed in the title, they also implemented a number of other improvements: the "identifier exists" attribute for "Google Shopping", the built-in Database Backup no longer depends on the SOAP, AvaTax (real-time tax calculation) fixed to work correctly for the "anonymous" customers.«...»

SEO for Beginners, part 2: How To Optimize Your Store Content

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Posted by Kinga Hulewicz,
In the last post in X-Cart blog I was helping you take first steps in the eCommerce SEO. We've discussed a few basic and important tips that will help you improve your store's visibility. One of them was optimizing every bit of content that appears on your website. Indeed, content optimization is one of the biggest factors when it comes to SEO tactics. That's why today's post will be just about creating content that is both user and search engine friendly.«...»

PCI compliant credit card saving in X-Cart and X-Payments

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
Is storing credit card numbers in a database allowed? Basically you can store it but it has to be protected in accordance with PCI DSS standards. Having this information in your database makes you an extremely attractive target for hackers. Do you think you can protect it? Think of it better. Your server and network also must be secure. Paranoidly secure. And your business processes too. And If any piece of this puzzle is not PCI compliant, you risk being hit with up to $200 000 fine. But does it mean you should forever forget about the convenience of storing credit cards ? No it does not. The point is that "storing credit card numbers" and "storing credit cards" is not the same.«...»

Webinar recording: Automate your eCommerce accounting. Tips and demo.

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
Join X-Cart and Webgility in an informative and interactive webinar to learn how you can keep your accounting and head intact during this busy holiday season and beyond. Webgility's QuickBooks ProAdvisor, Chris Robinson will share his top 5 tips on eCommerce accounting to help you better manage your finances and business. In addition, Webgility will also show you how to automate your accounting so it's always up-to-date.«...»

Partnership with ShippingEasy: Completely FREE service subscription until 2015; free integration modules for X-Cart 4 and X-Cart 5!

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
With ShippingEasy, you can quickly setup and enable the shipping automation, but the simple interface conceals powerful features until you need them: rules, mapping, batch label printing, customizable email templates, automatic pasting back of order statuses and tracking numbers. Saving up to 46% off USPS rates is another good reason to consider signing up for their services.«...»

Webinar for X-Cart 5 developers: Integrating X-Cart with a CMS. November, 11th, 10 am PST

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
This webinar aims at showing the developers how they can pull information from X-Cart and integrate it into the 3rd party software, e.g some Content Management System. We will start with basic approach of initializing X-Cart externally and pulling different kinds of data.Then, I will show how to use default functionality of showing certain X-Cart widgets.«...»

Attention X-Payments Hosted users: Action required - SSLv3 shutdown on Nov 19th 2014

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Posted by Alexander Mulin,
We are disabling SSLv3 support at our X-Payments servers on Nov 19th 2014. This may cause interruption of connection between your X-Cart based shops and X-Payments if your X-Cart shop is not ready. Update the X-Payments Connector module asap.«...»

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