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X-cart Shopping cart

X-Cart is a fully featured shopping cart and eCommerce platform.

The benefits of X-cart shopping cart system

X-Carts has more features than most businesses can use:


X-Cart is a robust and widely supported commercial shopping cart system, giving you the maximum security both you and your end customers need online. X-Cart is also open source allowing us to fully customise your eCommerce website.

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Flexible design

Hundreds of eCommerce features

Advanced shopping cart functionality

WYSIWYG tools (webmaster mode)

Web-based administration

Accept payments online

Affiliate tracking

Control inventory, manage orders & reports

X-Cart works with the majority of payment gateways
and is configured to work with GST, straight out of the box.

X-Cart has no logic limitations on number of products, with the code being optimised for the smooth performance of up to 20,000 products, services or downloads for sale online at any one time without any customisation.

Our standard implementations

X-Cart Design can be implemented in many ways. In order to provide reference pricing, we offer some standard implementations as a guide.

Full Feature Set

Design and layout

100% template-based storefront

Fully customizable design & layout

A choice from several pre-designed template schemes and color sets

Intuitive navigation

Support for thumbnails

Category thumbnail images

Side-bar "mini-cart" viewable at all pages

Built-in template editor: preview, edit and restore templates

WYSIWYG text editor (webmaster mode)

CSS-compatible design.

Debug console: displays a tree of templates for all pages

The possibility to find, create and modify static HTML pages

Customizable heading tabs

HTML emails

Customer care

All orders stored in MySQL database

Customers can search & browse personal order history

Integrated configurable store product search

Real time order tracking

Customer can choose between account registration and express checkout

The possibility to disable checkout without registering

Password reminder for customers

Customisable e-mail notifications/invoices

Wish list

"Send to friend" section

Ability to save the customer's cart

Newsletter management for multiple lists, edit/import/export of subscribers, news archive for customers

Printable versions of pages

Multiple customer types with unique pricing for every customer type

Memberships and special pricing

"Clear cart" button

Edit product options in cart/wishlist/Gift registry wishlist

Printable invoices

Configurable contact form

Second address line for user profiles

Ability to change the order of products on the customer side

Product catalogue

Unlimited number of products

Unlimited number of categories

Unlimited category nesting

Products can be assigned to unlimited number of categories

Ability to modify multiple products simultaneously

Members-only categories

"Featured Products" box

Automated display of bestsellers

Related products, up selling and cross selling

1-click enable/disable switch for products and categories

Support for up to two different currencies

Automatical currency conversion

Configurable search by title, description, category, SKU, price and weight

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Product details

Unlimited product options/variants/properties w/optional price modifiers

Unlimited custom input fields for products

Customer-defined prices

HTML-enriched product descriptions

Unlimited number of product images

Storing images in DB or on a file system

List a product in several categories

Manufacturers module

Merchandise and inventory

Discount coupon codes and gift certificates

Full inventory control

"Out of Stock" Messages

Quantity discounts

Retail and wholesale price

Limit minimal order amount

Shipping and tax

GST support

Unlimited number of custom-defined delivery methods

Flate rate, weight, order total and per-item based shipping

Different weight limits for different delivery methods

Promotional "free shipping" coupons to your customers

Add handling/freight charges

Handle international, domestic and local shipping

Ability to clone a zone and all zone information

Restrict shipping by location

Allow your customers to choose delivery methods

Full support for downloadable goods (e-goods)

Customizable tax calculation

Product-specific taxes

Taxes & shipping fees depending on client's location

"Tax exempt" feature

Sales tracking

Comprehensive statistics:

Number of orders

Number of customers

Product views

Category views

Products removed from cart by customers

Sales by product / best sellers

Total sales

Clen environment settings

Statistics on search patterns customers use when searching products

Searchable order data

Order data is easy to print

Printable shipping labels

Search engine & incoming traffic tracker: the cart keeps referrer data for all customers

Shipment/fulfillment interface

Export sales & customer data for use in a spreadsheet

Export orders to QuickBooks format

Payment gateways

Accept payments in any currency

PayPal payments

Major payment gateways can be implemented.

Manual (offline) credit card processing

Predefined set of payment methods (offline): checks, purchase orders, phone orders, wire transfer and etc

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Search engine friendly

Pages can be indexed by all major search engines

Define custom META tags for every category

Customer referrer info is stored in database

Product catalog can be generated as static HTML pages for better SE indexing and ranking

Search engine optimization options group

VIP customers

All customer's data is stored in database

Greet regular visitors

Registered customers can be offered discounts

Registered customers do not have to enter their data again

Registered customers can edit their profile

Registered customers can access history of their orders

Built-in newsletter engine

Real-time order tracking for registered customers

Moderated product reviews and ratings

Return Merchandise Authorization add-on to return customers' payments


Full HTTPS/SSL support

Secure HTTPS/SSL administrative access

Password-protected administrative access

Encrypted customer data

PGP-encrypted e-mail notifications

Real-time security notifications of all failed login attempts

Anti-Fraud module validates customer's address during checkout

Stop list module allows disabling shop usage from specific IP

Backup sub-system

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