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E-Commerce Vendor ShopSite Announces Version 11 SP2 of Leading Shopping Cart System

-Popular software adds support for WordPress and Product Reviews

May 14, 2012, 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 2 (SP2) for ShopSite version 11. 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 WordPress support to ShopSite Starter, Manager and Pro stores" said ShopSite CEO David Hills. "With ShopSite and our WordPress plugin, merchants can now add their products to their blog directly from within WordPress," said Hills.

Product Reviews are also new in ShopSite Pro. "Our customers now help us sell our products," said Nikolaus Gruchot of "Customers trust other customers. Besides helping other shoppers to select the right products and therefore increasing customer satisfaction, the new ShopSite Product Review feature will also help improve search engine optimization (SEO)." Added Hills, "There is a lot of flexibility in how the merchant sets up Reviews. For example, they can let any shopper leave a product review or limit review writing only to those that purchased the product. Merchants can also set up an automatic email reminder for the shopper to review the products they recently purchased."

Other New Features in v11 sp2

Pinterest support (Pro, Manager, Starter)
Customers can now follow merchants on Pinterest and "pin" product images from the store to their boards.

Customer-facing Inventory Tracking (Pro)
Customers can now see the product inventory remaining on Product More Information pages.

Global Shopex International Shipping (Pro)
Integration with Global Shopex International Shipping allows merchants to ship internationally, handling all tariffs and dues required of the international customer.

Merchant Alerts (Pro)
Merchant Alerts notify the merchant of potential problems with shipping systems and failed orders through the back office dashboard and email.

Customer Reorder from History (Pro)
Customers that have registered can now add all available products from a previous purchase into the shopping cart for reorder.

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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