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E-Commerce Vendor ShopSite Announces Version 12 SP1 of Leading Shopping Cart System

-Popular software adds support for Abandoned Carts, Carousel/Slideshow and new Store Wizard.

January 30, 2015, Orem, Utah -- ShopSite, Inc., a leading provider of e-commerce shopping cart and catalog software for small to medium-sized businesses, announced the release of Service Pack 1 (SP1) for ShopSite version 12. ShopSite® is an industry leading e-commerce software option for web hosting providers, for new and experienced Internet merchants, and for Web designers.

"We are excited to add support for some of the most requested features such as Abandoned Cart, where email reminders are sent to shoppers to complete their purchases, and for an easy-to-implement Image Carousel that can be placed on the home page or any other store page," said ShopSite CEO David Hills. "In addition, our new Store Setup Wizard makes it even easier to get up and running; it even has special support for merchants using WordPress, so they can quickly get our plugin and add a shopping cart to their blog," said Hills.

Other New Features in v12 sp1

More Responsive Design Store Themes - 18 new responsive themes to support shoppers using any computer, including tablets and other mobile devices (Pro, Manager, Starter).
Dimensional Shipping for UPS and FedEx - Support for UPS' and FedEx's new dimensional weight option (Pro, Manager).
Product Image Zoom - Images on More Info (details) pages now support contextual zooming in (Pro, Manager).
New Product Fields - Video, Returns, Warranty, Specifications, Materials/Ingredients, How to Use, etc. (Pro).
New Human Validation (CAPTCHA) - from Solve Media, Inc.(Pro, Manager, Starter).
China UnionPay Card Type - (Pro, Manager, Starter).

The full list of new features can be found here:

About ShopSite

ShopSite, Inc. is a private company based in Orem, Utah, and has provided electronic commerce software for the small- to medium-sized business since 1996. The company's eCommerce software is an online shopping cart system that is extremely powerful and easy to learn. With ShopSite software, merchants can manage their online stores entirely, regardless of their technical background-there's no HTML coding required.

ShopSite is sold by hundreds of reseller partners, including hosting companies such as GoDaddy, Bluehost, LexiConn, pair Networks, HostMonster, and Merchant web sites using ShopSite include: Tony Packos, Worksman Cycles, Metolius Climbing, W+S Water Safety Europe GmbH and thousands of others.

The ShopSite family includes five products:

  • ShopSite Express™ add up to 10 order buttons to your website or blog
  • ShopSite Starter™ for merchants just starting out or stores that don't have many products.
  • ShopSite Manager™ offers an unlimited number of products and pages, Custom Templates, data upload and download, Store Search, and more.
  • ShopSite Pro™ for stores that need advanced features such as Coupons, Digital Downloads, Gift Certificates, Customer Registration, and Inventory Tracking.
  • ShopSite Enterprise integrates with database servers such as MySQL and MariaDB so that large stores get the highest performance and can use 3rd party tools to access the database for custom integration options.

A comprehensive list of features in all ShopSite products can be found at

ShopSite is server-based software that works with existing Web browsers, which means that merchants do not need to download or install anything on their desktop in order to create and manage a ShopSite store. Merchants can preview a demo version of ShopSite and obtain pricing information by visiting

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