BETA STORES WANTED! Google Trusted Stores Test Drive

Our ProductCart developers have been working directly with the Google Trusted Stores team to make ProductCart 5 storefronts integrate seamlessly with the program.  We’re excited to be ready to invite existing ProductCart store owners to participate in a Test Drive of the brand new features! If you’re not already familiar with the program, the Google [...]

How to Take Product Photos That Impact Your Bottom Line

Product photography is one of the biggest selling points in an ecommerce website. Without being able to visit a tangible store and touch, smell, hear or taste the product, potential customers only have images to interact with, and according to this infographic, more than 90 percent of buying decisions are influenced by visual factors. In [...]

ProductCart v5 Themes: Choosing a Pre-Set Theme or Creating Your Own

If you have a shopping cart or are currently evaluating shopping carts, then you have probably heard of themes and/or templates.  As it applies to a store design “theme” and “template” are two different words for the same thing.  Essentially, they are a set of files (CSS, HTML, JavaScript, etc.) that control the look and [...]

Capitalize on Marketing through Pinterest with ProductCart

It is no secret that using the popular pin board website, Pinterest, is a phenomenal strategy for getting your products seen on social media, especially for retail companies. Unlike Facebook and Twitter, which are great for raising brand awareness and creating fans, Pinterest allows the consumer to bookmark specific products of yours to their personal [...]

Introducing Unlimited, Customizable Product Detail Pages

We recently talked about the ProductCart v5 One Page Checkout system, and with good reason!  The One Page Checkout system has an incredibly important job helping customers place orders, so it is no wonder that most merchants focus solely on the checkout system while evaluating shopping cart solutions.  However, there is another component that is [...]

Add Eye-Catching Slideshows to Your Store’s Standard and Mobile Home Page

One of the most exciting additions to ProductCart 5 for retailers is the ability to add an eye-catching slideshow to your Home Page, where you can feature your most popular products, latest sales, new arrivals and more. It works in your standard desktop storefront as well as your mobile storefront! If you’re feeling ambitious, you [...]

One Page Checkout Overhaul: What it means to retailers and developers

ProductCart 5.0 introduces its most powerful and flexible One Page Checkout system to date.  Redesigned from the ground up, the latest One Page Checkout takes cues from industry leaders like Amazon, Gap, and Old Navy, while staying true to the core ProductCart design principles, emphasizing common-sense and usability.  Retailers will finally realize their full sales [...]

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ProductCart 5 Drag and Drop Reordering

ProductCart 5 features new functionality to help you more easily organize and promote categories and products on your website. As in previous versions of ProductCart, you can adjust the default display order of products and categories — but version 5 simplifies the process with a new, intuitive Drag and Drop Reordering function.

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Using Google’s Universal Analytics Tracking Code

On April 2, 2014, Google officially released Universal Analytics, a new tracking code put in place to replace Classic Analytics. According to Google, the Classic Analytics tracking code will continue to function for two years; however, being proactive in upgrading will help ensure you don’t lose any Google Analytics data.  ProductCart 5 has added the [...]

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ProductCart v5 Tabbed Product Displays

If you shop online, you’ve probably noticed many Product Pages that utilize “Tabs” to economize space and make it easier for customers to access more information without having to “scroll” up and down the page. In ProductCart v5, you now have the ability to utilize Tabs on your own Product pages in the storefront and [...]