ShopSite Starter Released
New product replaces ShopSite Lite
PROVO, Utah, December 3, 2001 -- ShopSite, Inc, a leading provider of easy-to-use Web catalog software, today announced the general availability of a new product -- ShopSite Starter. ShopSite Starter replaces ShopSite Lite in the ShopSite product line.
New features in ShopSite Starter that were not in ShopSite Lite include:
ShopSite is available in a high-end "Pro" version, a mid-size "Manager" version, and previously a low-end "Lite" version. "New online merchants are asking for more features in our introductory product," said David Hills, President of ShopSite, Inc. "As we continue to add new features to ShopSite Pro and ShopSite Manager versions, we are able to push down to our low-end product features that at one time were only available to Manager users."
Hills stated that "Because the features we have added to what used to be call Lite are significant, we decided to rename the product 'Starter'."
When a ShopSite partner upgrades to the latest version of ShopSite that supports Starter (version 188.8.131.52), all existing ShopSite Lite stores will automatically be converted to ShopSite Starter.
ShopSite Starter is available now for the UNIX server platform. The ECX payment gateway is available on servers running Solaris Sparc, Linux, and Irix.
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 software is an online catalog and 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 YourHost.com. Merchant web sites using ShopSite include: Tony Packos, e- Wedding Bands, MyBambino, W+S Water Safety Europe GmbH and thousands of others.
The ShopSite family includes four products:
A comprehensive list of features in all ShopSite products can be found at www.shopsite.com/scchecklist.html.
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 www.shopsite.com.
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