ShopSite Shipping With ShipStation

Tweet Your store is online, you’re taking orders, but is shipping them taking too long?  We have a time-saver for you: LexiConn has recently released a module to integrate your ShopSite store with ShipStation, a hosted order management system which can print all your shipping labels and even notify your customers of their tracking numbers. […]

Heartbleed – All LexiConn Servers Patched

Tweet  If you haven’t already seen or heard about Heartbleed, the large vulnerability that affected over half a million trusted websites, here is a synopsis, the status of our servers being patched, and my take on why the sky is NOT falling due to this issue. LexiConn is Safe Once this vulnerability was announced, we […]

ShopSite Tip: Order Notification Blocking May Affect You!

Tweet If your store is currently configured to send order notifications with the customer as the ‘From’ address (default setting), you may soon stop receiving these notifications.  This will apply to any merchant currently forwarding order notifications to GMail, Yahoo and other 3rd party mail servers. This is true even if your store email address […]

Five Hidden Pitfalls Of Remotely Hosted Shopping Carts

Tweet There are two broad types of ecommerce solutions: 1. Software that is installed in a hosting account (like ShopSite or Magento) -or- 2. Software as a service [SaaS] (no installation or ownership of files like Volusion, Shopify, BigCommerce, etc…) (Remotely hosted shopping cart) Although the idea of not having to install or maintain any […]

ShopSite Tip – Coupon Code Pop-Up

Tweet JavaScript can be used for a variety of features on the Shopping Cart page in ShopSite, such as this tip for showing the amount left to purchase to receive free shipping, and today we’re going to look at a very simple piece of code which will pop-up an alert to the customer with a […]

Our New Website is Live!

Tweet Break out the champagne and confetti! At least that’s how I feel after finalllllly getting the new website out the door. We launched the new site this past Friday afternoon. It was a long process, but one that required patience and attention to detail to get right. Out with the old It has been […]

ShopSite Tip – Featured Product Reviews Page

Tweet In this post, we are using the ShopSite Product Review module to display a single page containing reviews/testimonials for selected products (or all products depending on catalog size and number of available reviews). Merchandising > Custom Templates > Pages/Products 1.  Create a new Product template containing only a [-- DEFINE PRODUCT --] section (You […]

Top Ecommerce Blog Posts and Articles for February 2014

Tweet It’s a balmy 15 degrees outside here in Connecticut as I write this post – looking forward to warmer weather any time now.  Here at LexiConn, we’ve been busy putting the final touches on our soon to be released new website re-design. It’s been a long process, but we can see the light at […]

Email – For Your Eyes Only

Tweet Accessing email on a mobile device (smartphones, tablets, laptops, etc…), while connected to a public or unsecured wireless network, can lead to your password(s) being intercepted and used by spammers.  To help protect you on these networks, we would recommend configuring mobile devices to use SSL (Secure Socket Layer). The SSL protocol transmits information […]

ShopSite Tip – Quantity Drop-down By Intervals

Tweet A few months ago we reviewed how you can use JavaScript to sell product in quantity increments, but that method only took effect on the cart.  What if you want to enforce the limits at the product level and use drop-downs so the customer can easily select their quantity? In this post we’ll provide […]