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March, 2001 - ShopSite 5.0.1 Released

The ShopSite SC v5.0.1 maintenance release for UNIX operating systems is now available from the FTP site. The maintenance release includes all previously posted v5.0 patches and is available for Linux, Solaris Sparc, BSDI, FreeBSD, and Irix platforms. Instructions for downloading the latest release and upgrading can be found at

New Linux Version

For Linux there are now three flavors of ShopSite SC v5.0.1 available, depending on the version of libc you are running (libc5, libc6.0, or libc6.1/6.2). We have provided a script (ckplatform) that can be used to determine what version of libc is on your Linux system. Details are available in the "README-first.txt" file located on the FTP site.

Future Releases

ShopSite TX v5.0.1 for Solaris will be available in the near future. This version will work with Transact versions 5.0 through 5.0.1.

ShopSite SC v5.0.1 for NT or Windows 2000 is entering beta and should also be available very soon.

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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