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ShopSite, Inc. Releases Version 6.2 of its Easy-To-Use E-Commerce Shopping Cart for the Windows Server Platform

Version 6.2 includes new payment support for eBay's PayPal.

OREM, Utah, November 6, 2002 -- ShopSite, Inc., a leading provider of easy-to-use Web catalog software, today released version 6.2 of ShopSite, the company's advanced e-commerce shopping cart application.

Windows 2000

This is the first time version 6.x has been available for the Windows 2000 platform. "We are excited to bring the ease-of-use and power of ShopSite 6 to our Windows hosting providers," said David Hills, CEO of ShopSite, Inc. Previously ShopSite v5 was the only option for servers running Windows 2000. Now Windows hosting providers can have all features in ShopSite Pro v6.x such as:

  • Real-time UPS Rates and Service Selection
  • Fraud Prevention Measures (CVV2, IP logging)
  • Electronic Coupons
  • Digital Downloads
  • Downloadable Orders into Intuit's QuickBooks

eBay's PayPal

In addition to the v6 features, new with v6.2 is support for eBay's PayPal payment method. Merchants can now easily accept payments using one of the most popular methods on the Internet. ShopSite will capture the shoppers billing information and pass it on to PayPal to complete the transaction.

Other Enhancements

ShopSite v6.2 also has a number of other enhancements to ShopSite including:

  • Custom Checkout Fields - Merchants with ShopSite Pro can add their own fields to the billing screen. With this feature merchants can ask shoppers survey questions, prompt for gift wrapping, ask for business or frequent shopper IDs, additional ship to addresses, and more.
  • Specify Shipping Sort Order - Shipping options can be sorted by shipping costs and also by shipping type (e.g. UPS, ShopSite, Custom Add-on).
  • Custom Template Enhancements - New tags for Store Name, Merchant e-mail, On Sale Text, and Product database Style or Size.

For a complete list of new features and enhancements in ShopSite 6.2, please go to

Availability for UNIX Servers

ShopSite version 6.2 for Servers running Unix (Linux, Solaris/SPARC, FreeBSD, Irix, and BSDI) will be available later this month.

Upgrading to 6.2

For most merchants currently using ShopSite 6.0 or 6.1 there will be no charge to upgrade to version 6.2. Merchants can directly upgrade to version 6.2 from earlier ShopSite versions (3.x, 4.x, 5.x, and 6.x.). Merchants should contact their hosting provider for details on upgrading and to learn what fees, if any, are applicable.

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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