Shopping Cart Software

 
 
Software features

All main features are listed here, although there are hundreds more smaller ones that you may be searching for, so feel free to contact us if you have questions.

General

  • World class easy, no installation set up
  • Build a complete online store. Categories, products, pages, design
  • Fully hosted solution
  • Web based store administration (CMS)
  • Use your own domain
  • 128 bit SSL security for administration and checkout
  • Level 1 PCI compliant
  • 24 hour live chat and email support (Monday to Friday)
  • 24/7/365 security and uptime monitoring
  • Email accounts on your own domain
  • No plug-ins or programming required
  • No graphic design skills required
  • No HTML knowledge required
  • Rich Text (WYSIWYG) Editor with HTML support
  • User manual, tutorial movies and knowledgebase
  • Free upgrades for life
  • Multilevel password restricted admin entry
  • Language conversion (Set new default language)
  • My Account management section
  • 100% SEO structure built by industry leading experts
  • Loads of marketing features

Inventory

  • Product detail page control
  • Bulk product control from grid page in admin
  • Product duplication / cloning
  • Control Product description using WYSIWYG editor
  • Unlimited category and sub category structure
  • Unlimited brands with description using WYSIWYG editor
  • Multilevel product variants & optional surcharges
  • Price updates when variant with surcharge is selected
  • Combine variant groups with stock control
  • Text variant options with compulsory check option
  • Manage variant group order on product page
  • Bulk stock management control using SKU's
  • Quantity discounts per product (by $ or %)
  • Discount coupons (expiry dates, traceable codes, $ or %)
  • Gift certificates (traceable codes)
  • Customer specific discounts
  • Digital goods delivery (product keys, passwords etc)
  • RRP, Our price or Sale price, 'You Save $X', B2B price *Optional
  • Taxable product On/Off option
  • Bulk product import & export including images and stock
  • SKU's for products and variants
  • Catalogue or shopping cart mode
  • Embed YouTube videos
  • Featured products
  • Related products
  • Stock control with level alerts (product and variant based control)
  • Out of stock display (disable purchasing when out of stock)
  • Advanced orders, Pre-order function with custom text

Customer Convenience and Marketing

  • Multiple currency display targeted by visitor country (real-time updates)
  • Affiliate program plug-in
  • Google Adwords plug-in
  • Live sales chat
  • Support ticketing system
  • Facebook Connect for checkout
  • Full newsletter management system using WYSIWYG editor
  • Quantity discounts per product
  • Discount coupons (expiry dates, traceable codes, $ or %)
  • Discounts by dollar or percentage values
  • Gift certificates with design editor (traceable codes)
  • Recognition and saved shopping basket for return customers
  • Newsletter marketing to customer list, noncustomer list, B2B and affiliate list
  • Customer login & management page to update info, join newsletter etc
  • Product list sort by option for visitors
  • Product filter box for visitors (filter by price, brand, A-Z etc)
  • Related products display
  • Featured products display
  • Best sellers display
  • New products display
  • Last visited products display
  • Product back in stock notification
  • Inbuilt link exchange programme among Ashop merchants
  • Search tool (similar to Google search style)
  • Quick checkout
  • 'May we also suggest' 'Customers who bought this, also bought..'
  • Built in FREE Live Chat software
  • Integrates with any third party live chat software
  • Easy Google Analytics integration
  • Product feeds for popular shopping comparison sites. e.g. Google Shopping, GetPrice
  • Custom export tool for sending feed to any third party software (XML, CSV or TXT)
  • Facebook Social Marketing  (Sell your products in Facebook)
  • Social media to blog integration with Twitter and Facebook

Design and Image Management

  • 100% customisable and unique real-time shopping cart theme editor (CSS, HTML access)
  • World First! Edit in Real-time. See changes as you make them without saving
  • 60 ++ editable themes
  • W3C/XHTML compliant templates
  • Import your own design to the cart
  • Edit HTML and CSS for almost anything
  • Use your own logo and images anywhere
  • Clone themes to build similar ones and compare
  • Time release content and layout changes
  • Easy Rich text editors (WYSIWYG editor)
  • Customisable product detail display
  • Customisable product listing page display
  • Multiple main product image display
  • Manage product images via gallery
  • Main product image 'Instant Zoom' function, plus scrolling and flash view
  • Large image views and auto thumbnail resize
  • Open largest images in a popup/light box window
  • Create custom menus with drop down options for any page
  • Supports all external web animation and graphic programs
  • Splash / Landing homepage option
  • Create home pages with no columns or headers
  • Website table, columns and widget background image upload
  • Fast load tableless layouts
  • Favicon.ico support

Content Manager

  • Unlimited custom/info pages using WYSIWYG editor
  • Supports any code (HTML, CSS etc)
  • Home page editor (Select any page as home page)
  • Custom / Splash Landing pages
  • Built in Blog management with integration to Facebook and Twitter
  • Built in product reviews
  • Built in product question and answers

Order Processing and Checkout

  • Guest checkout
  • Ultra fast and easy checkout
  • Custom checkout form fields (checkboxes, text fields, radio buttons etc)
  • Delivery and event date selections
  • Agree to terms before allowing purchases option
  • Facebook Connect for checkout
  • Auto order confirmation emails (add custom text)
  • Auto shipped order confirmation emails (add notes and custom text)
  • SSL protection
  • Credit card or payment method surcharges
  • Bulk order processing
  • Invoice printing and emailing
  • Batch order printing
  • Real-time order tracking for customers
  • Remembers customers addresses for fast checkout
  • Multiple order search options in admin (by code, name, email, post code, date)
  • Fraud Detection  (Click for details)
  • Real-time shipping quotes

Payment Options

  • Accept credit cards, real time payments
  • Easy shopping cart payment option setup (2 minutes)
  • Integrated with over 100 major banks and payment gateways (Click for full list)
  • PayPal certified checkout integration
  • Offline (manual) credit card processing
  • Cheques, bank deposit
  • Create your own payment options
  • Configurable currency symbol
  • Real-Time multi currency conversion from default currency
  • Google checkout integration (Click here for details)
  • Shipping & Tax
  • Integration of real time shipping methods (UPS, USPS, Australian Post, Fedex)
  • Custom shipping options, domestic and international
  • Advanced shipping customisation (by weight, by price, flat rat, on delivery)
  • Location restriction on shipping
  • Free shipping by order value or weight option
  • Tax included/excluded
  • Domestic and international accurate tax calculation based on customer's location
  • Shipping free orders
  • Tax free products
  • Tax management by state level
  • Custom shipping by postcode/Zip code
  • Automatic shipping confirmation by e-mail (editable, add notes etc)

Web Optimisation - SEO

  • Fully Search Engine Optimised (SEO) structure
  • Optimised and updated by industry leading SEO experts
  • Source code optimised for search engines
  • Page based META management. Titles, descriptions and keywords
  • Link popularity program between Ashop customers
  • Always up to date with new search engine algorithms
  • Spider friendly URLs
  • 301 Redirect and 302 Redirect support for any page
  • Free SEO tips & tools
  • Auto HTML and CSS page generation
  • Google, Yahoo and Bing verification meta inclusion
  • Inbuilt automatic XML site map generation (Google, Yahoo, Bing)
  • Correct use of robots.txt file
  • Correct use of NOFOLLOW attribute
  • Auto set up with correct hierarchy for H tags
  • Auto creation of alt text on menu text links and images
  • Tableless design structure

Reporting

  • Order reports with custom data export
  • Google Analytics Integration
  • Hourly sales reports
  • Payment method reports
  • Sales by country reports
  • Product based sales reports
  • Sales by customer report
  • Filter reporting by date, order status, payment status etc
  • Traffic stats
  • Traffic by search engine and keyword use reports
  • Visitor country & languages reports
  • Recent visitor activity report
  • Affiliate reports

Bulk Importing / Exporting

  • Import & Export product database using XML (real-time feed), MS Access and XLS
  • Import & Export customer database using MS Access and XLS
  • Import & Export brands database using MS Access and XLS
  • Import & Export content pages database using MS Access and XLS
  • Import & Export categories database using MS Access and XLS
  • Import & Export variants database using MS Access and XLS
  • Bulk SKU based stock control. Product / variant based
  • Build custom feeds to any shopping engine or accounting software
  • Build custom sales exports in XML, XLS or TXT

System and Security

  • Super-fast hosting
  • POP3 & Webmail access
  • 24x7x365 proactive security monitoring
  • Real time data backup
  • Multiple power source
  • Guaranteed 99.8% uptime
  • Load balancing
  • Microsoft Windows servers
  • Full HTTPS/SSL support
  • Password-protected SSL secured administration panel
  • Geographical IP address location checking
  • High risk IP address and e-mail checking

Blog

  • New posts, edit posts
  • Auto Posting to Twitter and Facebook
  • Change online/offline posts status
  • Edit user comments
  • Easy WYSIWYG editor for creating post content
  • SEO META tag generation for posts
  • Post and comment time stamps
  • RSS feeds
  • Allow other site to feed your posts.
  • Tag Cloud

B2B - Wholesale

  • Wholesale product price separation
  • Approve individual customers as wholesalers
  • Wholesaler access nly by password
  • Hide wholesale products from public view
  • Access restriction to content pages, products, categories
  • Separate shipping, payment and tax options for wholesalers
  • Wholesale order reports
  • Newsletter marketing to wholesalers

SMS Alerts

  • Order Alert - to merchant
  • Order Received Alert - to customer
  • Order Being Shipped Alert - to customer

Livechat Tool

  • Visitor page tracking
  • Search and push products directly
  • Visitor chat history
  • Multiple visitor chat tabs
  • Invite visitors to chat
  • Visitor browser and computer details
  • Custom buttons and images
  • Visitor can print or email chat
  • Custom operator name
  • Operator / Visitor is currently typing indicator

Support Ticketing

  • Send receive emails from support ticket console
  • Track full incident history
  • Send receive attachments
  • Add notes to tickets
  • Search function
  • Change status and priority levels

Affiliates

  • Customisable commission structures
  • Second level / Sub-Affiliate program (2nd tier)
  • Text ad creator (like Google Adwords)
  • PayPal mass pay option to affiliates
  • Control panel and reports for each affiliate
  • Product banner generator
  • Banner ad management system
  • Decline payments by order ID
  • Payment Reports
  • Sales Reports
  • Newsletters to affiliates


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