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Security patches for vv.4.0.x-4.7.x and the release of X-Cart 4.7.2

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
Since the previous release, we had little time to implement new features: while the X-Cart 4 Management was defining the roadmap and selecting what features to include into the nearest update, the architects were fixing the bugs from the issue tracker - this is what they're doing regularly. But detecting a security vulnerability changed the plans and we took decision to release a new version with all the ready fixes aboard, with the primary reason being to provide a secure version to you.«...»

X-Cart 5.2.4: ShippingCalc by AuctionInc, Translation Module creator, Import of user passwords, Upgrades in several waves

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
We're rolling out a new version of X-Cart today. And together with the release of a new version, we're announcing the change of how and when the upgrades will be available for the store owners. It has a single purpose - by implementing several "waves", we're ensuring the deeper testing of the upgrade process.«...»

SEO for Beginners, part 3: How to Create Product Descriptions That Search Engines Will Love

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Posted by Kinga Hulewicz,
All the technical details of the product description process is bound to meet the harsh reality of massive content requirements, budget restrictions and deadlines. Who would bother correcting the meta tags and keywords, right? The devil is in these details though and if your web store is dependent of Google you should really implement these additional steps in your content editing tasks.«...»

Pay with Amazon available in the UK and Europe. 1.4%+20p for the first 6 months for beta-testers

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
Do you remember our announcing the integration with Pay With Amazonfor the United States? The popularity of this module makes us believe that it's in demand, and the growing number of merchants, asking us whether it's also available for the United Kingdom and Germany confirms this fact. Well, the good news is that now we can answer "YES!"«...»

4.7.1 Stable: new "Light Responsive" skin; Custom Order Statuses, Paypal's in-context Checkout, revision of AOM and Smarty upgrade to v.3.1.21

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
Today we're announcing the stable release of X-Cart 4 Classic. It contains a number of new features and improvements, and we believe you will like the updated package. Read the details inside.«...»

X-Cart 5.2.3: upgrade issue fix for the users running MySQL v.5.6

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
Having announced the availability of X-cart 5.2.2, we saw several alike complaints: Cache rebuild fails on step 5, and the store would return an error. Investigating the problem we found out that it appears in those store, which run on servers with MySQL v.5.6. This problem is not in X-Cart core, but in the upgrade process itself, which remains incomplete.«...»

Recording of the webinar with CloudFlare: "DDOS attacks 101: what are they and how to protect your site"

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
CloudFlare stops attack in excess of 100 Gbps multiple times a week (some in excess of 500 Gbps), which would completely overwhelm any E-Commerce platform. These guys are true experts in what they're doing, and they are eager to share their knowledge and experience with us. «...»

v5.2.2- Stable: Webmaster mode, Multi-currency, Responsive emails, Customers' Sitemap, Wishlist and Netbanx payment integration

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
It's a major step forward. The new version contains several important improvements like webmaster mode, responsive email templates, that you can edit in WYSIWYG editor, layout changes both in the storefront and in the admin area. The ordering system was revised, we also added multicurrency and wishlist, and many, many other nice things worth checking ;)«...»

Starting April 21, Google expands the use of mobile-friendliness as ranking signal, this change to affect searches in all languages worldwide

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
You might have noticed the growing buzz around Google's upcoming update which is going to affect the mobile searches. The first step toward this change was made on the 18th of November 2014, when they posted this announcement about adding a "mobile-friendly" label to the mobile search results. Now Google is speaking about making the mobile friendliness a ranking factor«...»

4.7.0 Beta: new "Light Responsive" skin and improved Checkout workflow, In-context Checkout by PayPal, major revision of AOM, Smarty 3.x upgrade

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
We're happy to introduce the new branch of X-Cart, it's 4.7.x. We took decision to start with Beta, as it contains a number of serious changes. Please expect the stable version in a month or so.«...»

eBay comes into X-Cart: connect your store with a new extension and make money!

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
"eBay sales are a great way to increase turnover and selling on different marketplaces is essential for any business. Since setting up the automatic exports with X-Cart our sales have increased by 20%" - this is the figure shared by the gentleman who owns and runs a large apparel store in the UK«...»

Digital River World Payments: two in one (Payment Gateway and Merchant account) and special attractive rates for X-Cart merchants!

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
Digital River World Payments is a payment service provider for online businesses of all sizes across the world. They currently serve over 18,000 online merchants in the United Kingdom and across North America, where they have been our partner for many years. Now they come to Europe too!«...»

X-Cart 5.1.11: major security update, upgrade your stores ASAP

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
5.1.11 is released. It contains a major security update. For the sake of security we will not share in public the details of the vulnerability found, but we strongly recommend that you upgrade the store asap. You're welcome to contact us if you have questions or need any kind of assistance. In addition to the security update, the new version contains several minor fixes.«...»

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