This time I'll acquaint you with 2 new modules: "Mobile Admin" to grant a complete control over the store at your fingertips; "Sales Advisor" to advertise the campaigns (special offers, free shipping, discounts, wholesale pricing) when the customer is only a footstep away from qualifying for the offer promoted.
2 other modules, "WordPress in X-Cart" and "Abandoned Cart Reminder" were also significantly improved - in accordance with the feature requests and ideas you posted.
If you are considering developing for X-Cart 5, or if you have already started writing a module, we're inviting you to this webinar. Tony Sologubov, X-Cart 5 guru and a very charismatic speaker, will acquaint you with the architecture of the new platform and create simple "News Management" module to demonstrate how quick and easy it is. After the presentation he will answer your questions in Q&A session.
One month passed from the moment when the release of X-Cart 5 was announced, and we're already rolling out an update with several notable improvements. Two new payment gateways, gift certificates, abandoned cart reminder, improved customer experience on checkout, upselling tools, product reviews and more. Plus compatibility with X-Cart POS, which is currently in BETA, but coming soon.
We're starting beta-testing of X-Cart Point of Sale - the system which allows you to control the products, orders and inventory of both retail and online stores within a single web interface. The module is available for both X-Cart 5 and X-Cart v.4 Classic. Join the ranks of beta-testers, share your feedback - report a bug or suggest an improvement - and get your free license for X-Cart POS plus 3 years of free module upgrades.
WorldPay US and X-Cart have partnered together to present a Special Offer for the US merchants using both X-Cart 5 and X-cart 4!
Choose WordPay US as your payment processor and get $250 worth of free stuff. You can select either 5 months of X-Payments Basic subscription, or $250 discount on X-Payments Downloadable,or a corresponding number of free months on X-Payments plans "Pro" or "Multistore".
We created a product which will be very useful for merchants and very flexible for developers. I believe that ability to tailor the eCommerce software to your business logic and business processes is extremely important since every single company is unique. Building an online store either for a startup or for a huge enterprise, sooner or later you will realize this necessity. So we're very confident that X-Cart 5 is definitely the right product for this.
This is our 1st release announcement in 2014 - X-Payments 2.0.1 has been released. The new version introduces bug-fixes and several improvements that can be considered minor if we look at them from the point of view of code changes amount, but visually, for a merchant, these changes can be significant enough.
Attract customers and keep them coming back - it's a dream and a nightmare of a marketer. In November & December traffic and conversions do spike, but we want stably high visitors flow all year round. Blogging may be a solution. Our own experience is proving the efficiency of this method, I've also interviewed several X-Cart users to make the article less biased.
E-commerce firms are gearing up for Cyber Monday deals this year. The day falls on December 2 after the Thanksgiving. In year 2012, Cyber Monday sales hit a whopping $1.7 billion up from $ 1.3 billion in year 2011. This was over 20% rise from sales in year 2010. However, most online traders usually start their Cyber Monday deals long before the actual period. Statistics have shown that about 75% of online shoppers usually start their shopping on the preceding day. There is thus little time to spare for e-commerce manager. It is crucial to work on the tasks below now, otherwise, due to the holiday rush, problems may result...
The merchants are taking every opportunity to satisfy the information hunger of their shoppers: ads, popups, newsletters, detailed product images and descriptions, live chats and phone support - and providing the visitor finds what he is looking for, he will most probably convert into buyer.
Given the merchant knows, how the customers are seeking for information, he can setup and configure his store accordingly: to serve the right information on the right page and at the right moment.
Meet new X-Cart localization! X-Cart is getting closer to you, our Spanish customers: full translation, Spanish TAX settings, Euro as the primary currency, professional support&development team with 10 years experience - from Spain!
X-Payments 2.0 introduces integration with new payment processors and gateways (Authorize.Net CIM, WorldPay US, Chase Paymentech Orbital, FirstData E4(SM), AMEX, Sage Pay GO Direct v3, Global Iris, Realex, Elavon payment gateway, PayGate Korea, New Intuit payment gateway) and implements recurring transactions and ability to charge again customers credit cards in PCI compliant manner. Besides, X-Payments 2.0 is PA-DSS 2.0 certified and has new User Interface.