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E-Commerce Vendor ShopSite Announces Version 8.1 of Leading Shopping Cart System

-Popular software passed Visa CISP validation and adds eBay integration.

June 29, 2006, Orem, Utah -- ShopSite, Inc., a leading provider of e-commerce shopping cart and catalog software for small to medium-sized businesses, announced today the release of its new ShopSite Version 8.1. ShopSite® is an industry leading e-commerce software option for web hosting providers, for new or existing Internet merchants, and for Web designers.

"8.1 allows customers to list products on eBay from within the application, allowing merchants to increase their customer base," said CEO David Hills. As a member of the eBay Developers Program, ShopSite uses the eBay APIs to allow merchants to easily list products from their ShopSite store on eBay with just two clicks.

Version 8.1 has passed Visa's CISP Payment Application Best Practices validation. The CISP Payment Application Best Practices establishes a set of 13 best practices designed to protect sensitive information from being compromised. ShopSite merchants that follow Visa's best practices guidelines can be assured that they are processing card holder information at the highest security level.

Building on existing features, ShopSite has also added the following:

  • PayPal Website Payments Pro support for Authorization Mode
  • New Themes and color schemes that the merchant can select
  • Support for the UK based NetBanx payment gateway
  • Public/Private key encryption as well as incorporating the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)

The complete list of new features can be viewed at this URL:

ShopSite is sold by hundreds of reseller partners, including hosting companies such as NTT/Verio, LexiConn, BizLand, SiteSell, pair Networks,, and BroadSpire. The thousands of merchant Web sites using ShopSite include the Getty Trust Foundation, Hometime, Ben Sherman, X10, Avia and many others.

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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