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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.«...»

DDOS attacks 101: what are they and how to protect your site. Webinar with CloudFlare

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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.«...»

Make your X-Cart Ready for Mobile Age: PayPal Here and Mobile Admin app, native shopping app and Responsive Design

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
The main reason of today announcement is in your pocket, or in your hands or is lying next to you - wherever exactly your smartphone is, I bet you never leave it alone for too nuch time, and feel pretty uncomfortable if this almighty gadget is forgotten at home. Not much time passed from the moment when the first cells - heavy, brick-like, with expensive calls - came to our life, but in less than a decade they got packed with cameras, browsers, tons of games and applications we can't imagine our life without.«...»

X-Cart and PayPal: Q4 global processing total is $101,373,351 USD!

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
$101,373,351 USD - total transactions, processed in X-Cart-based stores by PayPal in the fourth quarter of 2014. X-Cart software itself has no access to your transaction volumes, of course: the figure is provided by PayPal Partner Managers. This success is the result of work of many people, and first of all, our merchants. We hope that there's our contribution as well. And PayPal team does a lot too.«...»

5.2 beta: Webmaster mode, Multicurrency, WYSIWYG for email notifications, responsive emails, revised ordering system

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Posted by Ksenia Emelyanova,
Today X-Cart 5.2 Beta is becoming available for public. We do not recommend building a production store using this beta package. It's for testing purposes only. The release of a stable package of version 5.2 is scheduled for March. Read more to discover the new features X-Cart gets!«...»

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!«...»

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