ShopSite Version 12 SP2 – What’s New?

Tweet ShopSite has released their Version 12 Service Pack 2 (SP2) upgrade, and as always it includes a variety of new features and bug fixes which makes this a valuable upgrade for all ShopSite merchants. A full list of new features can be found on the ShopSite website here: ..and here are some highlights! […]

Latest Magento Security Issues – We’ve Got You Covered

Tweet In the past few days, there has been a lot of talk and activity around a large number of Magento stores (greater than 7,000) being infected by malicious code that is causing Google to blacklist the sites. Sucuri’s blog post summarizes the issue. Magento also addresses this on their security website. What is the […]

Creating Your Own Reports from ShopSite Orders

Tweet While ShopSite comes with an easy to use, built-in reporting system; sometimes you need a more detailed or specific report. If you keep past orders in ShopSite you have a wealth of knowledge at your disposal. Report, What Report? For example, say a new add-on or option becomes available for a popular product you […]

Preparing your eCommerce Store for the Holidays

Tweet With the seasons changing and warm weather winding to a close, online retailers are gearing up for the Holidays. With the beginning of the Holiday rush only a few weeks away, many online retailers are looking for last minute tips and trick on how to optimize their sites for the Holidays. Last year, the […]

Our Thoughts on the Magento 2 Merchant Beta Release

Tweet Back in July, Magento announced the availability of the Magento 2 Merchant Beta release. This release is the last major milestone before the official Magento 2 version is released in the 4th quarter of 2015. A few links for more information about the Magento 2 Merchant Beta version: Magento 2 Blog Post on […]

5 Helpful Websites for Image Creation

Tweet When I first started working in the marketing industry after graduating from college, I couldn’t help but notice all the amazing graphics that most companies were posting along with their content. I automatically assumed that they had a graphic designer on their team or that their marketing coordinator was a pro at Photoshop. The […]

ShopSite Tip – Viewing Your Customer’s Cart From A Contact Form

Tweet Customers don’t always provide enough details to answer their question on the first attempt, so wouldn’t it be great to see what they have in their shopping cart? With just a few lines of JavaScript code, you can! In this post we’ll show you how to include a link to the customer’s shopping cart […]

Passwords – Securing Your Store and Living with a Necessary Evil

Tweet Passwords, just the thought of dealing with them can make people groan. We know they are necessary, like eating right and exercising; but we all cheat when we can. The problem is cheating never leads to good things. While breaking into web sites via passwords is not the most common way of getting in, […]

Four Methods to Handle Taking Phone Orders in ShopSite

Tweet Depending on how your business operates, you may find yourself or your staff entering customer orders directly into ShopSite as part of your daily routine. If that’s the case then you may run across a notification message when entering orders that says: Ship to Zip/Postal Code has changed. Shipping rates need to be recalculated. […]

The Reports of the Magento Core Being Vulnerable are Greatly Exaggerated

Tweet To borrow from Mark Twain’s famous quote “Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated”… Sucuri, the security company, recently published a blog post, Magento Platform Targeted By Credit Card Scrapers. In this post, the author seemed to indicate that hacks were happening in the wild, and it was unknown how the hackers were […]