Some of the Many Features That Our Online Shopping Carts Have
Our shopping cart software has all of the features that your online business needs to make your web site a user-friendly experience and also a practical solution for your business. Our shopping carts are designed to be easy to setup. To learn more about all of the features DesignCart's shopping cart software has to offer, click on an of the links below. If you want to have a feature that DesignCart does not yet support, please let us know and when possible, we will try to implement your suggestions.
Unlimited Products and Orders-
With DesignCart you are able to place an unlimited number of products on your web site.
Our online shopping carts are easy to setup for as many products as your business has now
and will have in the future. With our button builder software you build a new button for
every product that you intend to sell online.
Secure SSL Shopping Cart -
DesignCart uses its own secure certificate, so there is no
need to spend additional funds to acquire your own. Your
customers can shop with the knowledge that their transactions
are being processed with up to 256bit Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
data protection (The highest allowed by current web browsers)
Setup is easy - No
programming required. You simply complete the 8 steps in our
Cart Settings and then use our Button Builder section to
create the Add to Cart buttons to copy and paste into your
existing product pages. DesignCart does all the extensive
programming so you do not have to. DesignCart is hosting
platform independent, so if you cannot run CGI's on your
server you can still use DesignCart. The program does not rely
on cookies, Java, Java Scripting, or plug-ins that your
customers may or may not have; thus increasing your product
compatibility. Use standard "form style" text
buttons, your own custom images, or graphics from the
extensive DesignCart Image Library.
Free Support - DesignCart
provides support buttons for each step of the shopping cart setup, as well as extensive FAQ's, email and phone
support. Our support system is timely and accurate. You will not have wait days until you get an answer to your
Customizable - The shopping
cart order form/checkout pages are fully customizable with
background image/color, logo, buttons and font/text-color
input. For more advanced users, there is even the ability to
add your own custom header and footer. DesignCart always
provides a link back to the last page where your customer was
shopping and generates a unique invoice number for each order.
Free Real-Time Shipping -
Calculates all shipping, handling and sales tax charges.
Including real-time shipping queries for FedEx, UPS and the
U.S. Postal Service.
Calculates Sales Tax -
Our shopping cart software supports tax calculations for
single or multiple state rates. Through our advanced tax
options, DesignCart can support
sales tax calculations for city, county and zip code. Our
shopping cart software also supports tax-exempt and
Real-Time Credit Card
Processing (Integrated with over 20 Payment Gateways!) -
Works with Authorize.Net, LinkPoint, Plug `n Pay,
VeriSign, and all other major gateways. Sign up with any of
these gateway services to enable the real-time credit card
processing; a list can be found here.
Integration is easy, simply input your gateway login
information into the cart and no additional programming is
required. If you don't see the gateway you use, we can add
certain gateways on request.
Custom Languages - The
ability to display your shopping cart in any language that is
supported by UTF-8 and HTML elements. The shopping cart will
automatically display the best language to your shopper based
on their browser language settings.
eBay Compatible - The
ability to list and complete payment for your eBay auctions.
Winning bidders will be presented with an add button via
email. Upon successful payment the cart will update the eBay
auction status automatically.
PayPal Compatible - The
ability to offer payment by PayPal can be offered as the sole
checkout method, or in addition to credit card and/or
electronic check payments.
Multiple Payment Methods -
The shopping cart payment page will display any payment
methods that you offer to your customers. Including all the
major credit cards, electronic check, Google Checkout and PayPal.
Works great with Front Page and
Dreamweaver - DesignCart provides easy instructions for
adding the shopping cart to your online store designed with
these web editing programs as well as many others.
Order Management System -
Securely view and update the status of an order. Automated
email order confirmations and ability to send emailed status
update emails with shipping tracking numbers.
Coupon and Special Offer
Discounts - DesignCart provides the ability to setup
coupons based on dollar or percentage discounts on an
individual product or on the item quantity. These coupons can
be given out and redeemed by an unlimited number of your
customers. There is even the ability to setup item discounts
for each individual product, which are automatically applied,
based on dollar or percentage discounts and the quantity or
dollar value ordered.
Works with any Hosting Platform
- DesignCart is a web-based product, which makes it hosting
platform independent. The cart will work with any hosting provider
that enables you to copy and paste simple HTML into
the pages of your website. No access is needed to the CGI bin
of your hosting company.
Customer Statistics -
Customer Login Feature for returning customers, cart page view statistics, cart drop-off rate and sales statistics
including tax and shipping totals. This will help you determine what products sell best online and to adjust your
prices or sales efforts accordingly
Affiliate Program Support -
DesignCart supports most affiliate programs such as Commission
Junction. The cart provides a location to add the HTML that
your affiliate program provides to have the cart carry through
the affiliate program information.
CheckOut Summary Display -
Your customers shopping cart contents are displayed whenever an item is added to the cart. A total of each product quantity and
prices are shown at all times. Your customers may increase/decrease the quantity of items in their cart, or remove the item
altogether from a single button for starting over. Customer orders can be changed at any time prior to the final checkout where
your customer can choose their preferred payment and shipping method from the choices that you are able to present them at checkout
Supports Multiple Email Order
Notification - Order notifications are sent securely to
the e-mail address or addresses of your choice.
Error Checking - Includes
comprehensive error checking of customer input. Validates that
credit card numbers and e-mail addresses are in the proper
Emailed Customer receipt -
The shopping cart displays a printable receipt automatically
when your customer completes a successful order. An emailed
copy of the receipt can be automatically sent to them as well.
Inventory Control -
Inventory control can notify you when you are running low
on inventory, or to prevent your customers from buying
items that are out of stock. There is even the ability to
allow items to be ordered on Back Order.
Gift Certificates - Provides
the ability to sell an unlimited number of gift
certificates that act as prepaid cash. Sell specific gift
certificate amounts or allow the value to be created by
Electronic Software Download
(ESD) - This feature enables the sell of electronically
fulfilled products such as eBooks. Our system creates a
unique URL on the customer's receipt to all for the
immediate download and fulfillment of the ESD products
that they have purchased.
QuickBooks Compatible - Provides a
download of your order information into QuickBooks IIF
file using this utility. This file can be easily imported
into QuickBooks to save you time with data entry.
Recurring Billing -
Recurring billing provides the ability to charge your
customer(s) automatically at any given interval.