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E-Commerce Vendor ShopSite Announces Version 11 SP1 of Leading Shopping Cart System

-Popular software adds support for Mobile and Checkout by Amazon.

October 17, 2011, 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 11. ShopSite® is an industry leading e-commerce software option for web hosting providers, for new or existing Internet merchants, and for Web designers.

"We are excited to add mobile support to ShopSite Manager and Pro stores" said ShopSite CEO David Hills. "Shoppers can now view web pages that are tailored to the unique requirements of smartphones – smaller screens, less data intensive." said Hills.

Also new in SP1 is Checkout by Amazon. "Our customers are thrilled that they can now use Amazon Payments balance to shop on our website" said L. Olson of "In addition, using Checkout by Amazon also allows purchasers to keep their credit card information confidential. We especially like the seamless integration where the shopper selects their Amazon stored shipping address right on our checkout screen" said Olson.

Other New Features in v11 sp1

Iframe option for Order Anywhere (Pro, Manager, Starter)
Embed your product and order buttons on your site or Blog. With Iframes if the merchant updates a price or description in ShopSite it would reflect on the site using the Iframe.

Support for Google +1 button (Pro, Manager, Starter)
Shoppers can click the button to quickly endorse a web page.

Google Product Search (Pro, Manager)
Newly required Google Product Search feed options have been added, including variants for apparel items.

Barcode Scanner support (Pro)
A barcode can now be generated for the Order Number so that orders/packing slips can be scanned by the merchant.

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 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 is no HTML coding required.

ShopSite is available for hosting companies such as LexiConn, pair Networks, Go Daddy, Bluehost, 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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