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PHP Ecommerce Plus Shopping Cart Software

Our Ecommerce Plus Templates are designed to help you get a well designed ecommerce website up and running in no time at all. The ecommerce shopping cart software is available for WordPress, Dreamweaver, CSS and Responsive Design formats, all you need to do is change the template

This help section is for the PHP / mySQL version of the Ecommerce Plus templates. If you have a Windows server and wish to use the Access / ASP versions then please click here.

Store Administration

  • Full online control panel for simple admin management More details view demo
  • Mobile friendly, tablet optimized control panel
  • Responsive dashboard with store stats
  • Dynamically populate product pages without the need to touch the database.
  • Content management system integrated More details more details
  • Password protected CSS based control panel
  • Restrict admin pages depending on login
  • Simple process for adding / modifying / deleting products and categories More details more details
  • Full online order viewing by date selection and search.
  • Product search within the admin section.
  • Editable order details More details more details
  • Optional Customer login for order history viewing and creating accounts.
  • Affiliate program included with online viewing of affiliate sales More details more details
  • Downloadable product inventory.
  • CSV database upload More details more details
  • Language specific admin available More details more details
  • Optional email notification for new orders, affiliates, reviews and customer accounts
  • Up to 3 languages supported from the same database More details more details

Product / category options

  • Unlimited number of products.
  • Table-less css layouts for category, product and detail pages more details more details
  • Choose the order and formatting of elements on the detail page more details more details
  • Choose the order and formatting of elements on the product page more details more details
  • Upselling of related, bestselling, recommended products as well as suggesting products purchased by other customers More details more details
  • Gift registry and wish lists More details more details
  • Spry tabbed panels More details more details
  • Show recently viewed items More details more details
  • Product reviews and ratings feature More details more details
  • Gift certificate feature More details more details
  • Show multiple currencies More details more details
  • CSS dynamic menu system More details more details
  • Social media buttons More details more details
  • Quick Buy feature More details more details
  • Place products in several categories
  • Make custom bundles / packages with individual products more details more details
  • Rich snippets / Structured data
  • Allow customers to filter products by keyword, price, grouping etc.
  • Extra detail page for more detailed product descriptions with layout options.
  • Show multiple product images.
  • Image upload
  • Allows for use of HTML in product descriptions to make formatting simpler More details more details
  • Setup and assign Designers / Manufacturers / Drop Shippers to products and send them order details if required on receipt of orders More details more details
  • Manufacturers page More details more details
  • Donations feature More details more details
  • Provision of coupons so clients can purchase at a discounted rate by entering their coupon code More details more details
  • Apply discounts by product or category depending on total purchase or quantity ordered More details more details
  • Specify the number of products per page.
  • Filter results option for products page
  • Choice of product and category layouts, using one or multiple columns of products More details more details
  • Optional images choice for categories.
  • Optional category header for product pages
  • Choice of product listing by price, id, user preference or alphabetically More details more details
  • Product options allow for the selection of color, size etc. with price differences shown in real time - choose between drop down menus and radio buttons More details more details
  • Product option selection can change product image displayed
  • Products options with tool tips
  • Multiple purchase feature for product options
  • Allow clients to type in their own requirements for a particular product More details more details
  • Product options can have their own product ID More details more details
  • Clone products and product options for faster input.
  • Wholesale / retail pricing depending on login More details more details
  • Quantity pricing option More details more details
  • Option of showing the "buy" button or an "Out of stock message".
  • Option of maintaining a product in your inventory but not showing on the store.
  • Stock management feature permits you to define the number of products in stock, and the store will automatically generate an "Out of stock" message once the last item in stock has been purchased More details more details
  • Notify customer email when stock is replenished
  • Stock management for product options More details more details
  • Show number of products in stock on the products page
  • Set minimum purchase total requirement More details more details
  • Email to friend link option - product specific More details more details
  • Choice of currency symbols and formatting.
  • Change all store generated language from one place More details more details
  • Option to remove buy / checkout buttons making the plus version compatible for other uses eg. real estate listings, online catalog etc More details more details
  • Order categories to suit your needs.
  • Option of showing list price / your price & you save feature.
  • Show product ID, SKU, Manufacturer on the product pages.

Shipping / checkout features

  • Editable and flexible CCS based cart and checkout more details more details
  • Weight based shipping by zone More details more details
  • Flat rate shipping More details more details
  • USPS shipping rate integration and order tracking More details more details
  • UPS shipping and order tracking More details more details
  • FedEx shipping and order tracking More details more details
  • DHL shipping rates more details more details
  • Australia Post more details more details
  • Canada Post More details more details
  • Soft cart feature more details more details
  • Free shipping option (choose by country and / or total order or number of items purchased) More details more details
  • Product exemption from free shipping
  • Price based shipping More details more details
  • Shipping estimator before checkout More details more details
  • Optional Google reCaptcha More details more details
  • Streamlined checkout process
  • Gift wrapping choice
  • Back order availability
  • Saved cart for non-logged in customers
  • Google Analytics ecommerce tracking
  • Customer shipping carrier selector More details more details
  • Provide a different shipping method for international customers in respect to domestic buyers.
  • Global handling charge option.
  • Handling charge per payment provider
  • Handling exempt products
  • Compatible with all major tax systems (including Canada and Australia) More details more details
  • Complete integration with the top payment processors, and / or email notification only More details more details
  • Manual order creation
  • Order status look up page for customers More details more details
  • Offer customers a tracking number.
  • Automatic email to customers on order status change More details more details
  • Integrates PayPal's Instant Payment Notification for secure order processing More details more details
  • Cardinal Commerce 3D Secure system to provide Verified by VISA, Mastercard SecureCode and J/Secure functionality More details more details
  • Email notification once an order has been placed.
  • Printable receipt on thanks page
  • HTML header and footer for the confirmation email
  • Download orders to a .csv file.
  • Print packing slips from the admin orders page.
  • Print invoices from the admin orders page.
  • Collect email address on checkout.
  • Send out newsletters More details more details
  • Filter newsletter recipients by product purchased, location, wholesaler etc.
  • "Remember me" option for return users.
  • Javascript and Cookie disabled detection.
  • Block IPs or IP ranges.

Search engine friendly features

  • URL Rewriting systems for extensionless, search engine friendly URLs
  • Per page title and meta description tags on dynamic pages
  • Dynamic title and meta description tags
  • Static pages available
  • Tag products with searchable keywords
  • ALT information for all store generated images
  • Structured Data / Rich Snippets / schema.org support
  • Product name or ID in page URL
  • Product name in <h1> tags
  • Lightweight, fast loading pages.

Design options

  • Choice of editor - WordPress, Dreamweaver, Expression Web or design your own.
  • Table-less css layouts for product, detail and category pages more details more details
  • Mobile friendly features more details more details
  • Search engine friendly options such as static pages and generated title and meta tags available More details more details
  • Original .png files included for editing graphics in Fireworks.
  • Global design changes made simple through Dreamweaver .dwt and .lbi files.
  • Simple to change colors and personalize the store.
  • Multiple CSS classes available for key display options More details more details
  • ALT information automatically added to category and product images
  • Aiming for XHTML 1.0 Transitional compliant and Section 508(accessibility) compliant code.

General features

  • Integrated product search page.
  • Editable and flexible CCS based search layout more details more details
  • Customizable filters on search page
  • Mini search field available for all pages
  • Built in modular fashion, allowing for free future upgrades and addition of new features.
  • 6 month free online technical support More details more details
  • Downloadable User Manual More details more details
  • 30 day money back guarantee.

Requirements

  • For the PHP templates a UNIX / Linux server with a minimum of PHP 5 and a mySQL database.
  • WordPress 3.5+, Dreamweaver 3+, or Expression Web

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