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July – Schema Product tags added
June – Breadcrumbs schema tags added
08/2016 – Square Payment Gateway Added
03/2016 – Paypal TLS security updated.
03/2016 – Google Product Search delimiters updated.
09/2015 – New coupon code type, % discount on additional items. (Buy one, get half off on additionals)
08/2015 – Update Design Aesthetics page for ease of use
07/2015 – Add shipping API to connect directly to DHL
06/2015 – Set shop to calculate shipping directly using USPS, UPS, FedEx API
05/2015 – Add recurring billing option for First Data / Payeezy
04/2015 – International shipping update for Virgin Islands, US
04/2015 – Add Pinterest as standard sharing option along with Facebook, Twitter, and Google+
03/2015 – Update search bar in mobile view
02/2015 – Import/Export Item, and Search on Orders page Updates
01/2015 – Update First Data Connect Gateway
12/2014 – Wordpress Plugin Updates
12/2014 – Autoselect images update
09/2014 – Fixed Sorting Preference Error
06/2014 – Stripe Gateway Integration
05/2014 – Gateway updates for Paypal and Payflow
04/2014 – Update shop error response for Mcafee security scan compliance
04/2014 – Update shop template shortcodes
12/27/13 Amazon Api Payment Gateway
12/18/12 Category Thumbnail Images
11-11-11 Option to set category links to not display
08-01-11 Option to display images with mini thumbnails, where larger image shows directly on page without the need for a popup
07-01-11 Option to display items in 3 columns. This puts the add to cart button higher on the page “above the fold” which increases conversions.
06-01-11 Item title can be set as a hyperlink now. This is recommended for SEO to help increase links to the item pages.
05-01-11 Facebook “Like” button option.
04-01-11 Add to cart can be set to appear in popup so the customer stays on the existing page.
03-01-11 Drop-downs can now also have a SKU number applied to them.
02-01-11 Category sort feature. The shops can now also be set to show sort links, where the shopper can sort by price, relevance, or alphabetically by title.
01-01-11 Option to export to “The Find” search engine.
01-10-11 Coupon codes an now also, add a free item at the checkout.
10-25-10 Newsletter subscription redirect option. After subscribing they can be redirected to a different page for a reward like a coupon code or download.
10-22-10 Ability to charge per character on custom fields (E.g. for engraving costs)
09-25-10 Categories can now also be assigned new parent categories
09-20-10 Breadcrumbs Navigation can optionally be enabled for the item page.
06-15-10 Category links can now also appear as thumbnails under.(Enabled from General Settings Page)
05-24-10 Suggested items can now also appear on the item details page.
05-24-10 Option to create alphabetic sitemap + sitemap include code for .shtml pages
05-19-10 USA Epay Gateway
05-11-10 Option to have promo code automatically applied to all applicable items.
02-26-10 Option to Update Item Url List (for easy sitemap.xml inclusion) when updating item.
02-23-10 Search Engine Friendly Item and Category Url Implementation
01-18-10 EWay.com.au Australian and Eway.co.uk UK + New Zealand gateways added.
01-15-10 Shop displays description and keywords meta tags on links to items.
12-10-09 Additional Custom Header fields for checkout pages.
11-23-09 Custom Header / Footer Import Automation
11-20-09 Single Item to Appear in Multiple Categories
11-15-09 BluePaySubscription Items (Automated recurring Billing)
04-02-09 Ability to create items where the price can be filled in by the shopper. E.g. for ebay invoices
03-17-09 Customizable field labels option for the billing information page.
02-17-09 Option to customize text on checkout page for returns policy url.
02-16-09 Export Orders fields can now be selected / deselected.
02-10-09 Orders page: ability to print multiple invoices at once using the PDF Invoice Generation feature.
01-11-09 Orders page: ability to create templates for printing packing list, invoice, and label from orders
09-21-08 Item link to automatically display item description as description meta tag.
09-21-08 Category link to automatically send category name to description meta tag.
08-17-08 Multiple images per item option.
08-11-08 Custom header and footer options for checkout pages.
08-01-08 Category link HTML customization.
04-21-08 Ability to use Google checkout as a 3rd payment option.
04-21-08 Custom footer and header field for billing information page.
04-12-08 Stamps.com Integration
02-15-08 General Settings page changes to allow more control over shop aesthetics.
02-04-08 Split off Promo code and Inventory Control to separate pages.
11-15-07 View Orders page customizable shipping label and packing list templates
11-08-07 Suggested Items Option
10-12-07 Google Checkout
09-08-06 Additional Promo Code Features
09-08-06 Sitemap item static page generation
08-30-06 Manage Shopper Logins option to allow shopper password management
08-30-06 General Settings Checkout options changed to separate page and non-applicable options hidden
08-15-06 Discount Ranges changed to allow a range of one
08-05-06 Additional item deletion options allowing for mass deleting of items by SKU or Item Id
07-14-06 Ability to create separate owner logins to compartmentalize access
07-12-06 QuickBooks Field Name Customization
07-08-06 Additional data validity checks implemented for security
06-10-06 Google Product Search Feed format updated
05-07-06 Additional Promo Code Options
06-20-06 Option to export Item URL List (for use with Google sitemaps
04-21-06 SkipJack Gateway Integration
03-19-06 Option to display inventory as thumbnails from /shop page.
09-29-05 PayPal Pro Integration
09-25-05 Option to set the top margin for the View Pending Orders printable version page.
06-17-05 Export to Froogle format. ( http://froogle.google.com/ )
6-15-05 “Multiply” Option for Drop-down lists.
04-07-05 Shop’s Newsletter can now be subscribed to from any page on the site. Newsletter HTML can be displayed from the same page used for sending.
04-05-05 Links to specific items now change the title tag on the page to display the item name in the title. In combination with the shop map, This change it should make for greater search engine visibility for your items.
04-03-05 .shtml category include functionality fixed to show items in correct display order.
03-05-05 shop item map feature fine tuned to link to categories and items. This function creates a regular HTML page that is easy for search engines to spider.
02-11-05 Linking to the final shop/owner page with ?lmt append to the url will limit login access to the orders and newsletter areas.
01-11-05 Shop updated for PHP 5 MySQL 4 compatibility.
01-02-05 Shop control panel updated with drop-down menus for easier navigation.
11-17-04 Gift registry feature added feature added. Have your shoppers create registries and advertise your site for you.
11-21-03 E-book / Downloadable item functionality added. After purchasing a downloadable item the shopper will receive a link and password to download the item they’ve purchased. Downloads are limited to a specific number of days after the purchase. Click Here to learn more!
10-15-03 Fed Ex and UPS International API options are available! You may now offer International shipping options from Federal Express and UPS using the Advance Program Interface.
10-14-03 Display thumbnails from a shop category on your own informational pages. You can now have the shop generate a special shtml tag to display complete categories of thumbnails on one page. Click here to learn more!
10-07-03 Customer’s name is displayed in shop if he or she is a returning customer. This works for your customers who have cookies enabled.
09-30-03 Precision Web adds the E-xact.com payment gateway.
Precision Web has added an additional payment gateway, the E-xact.com gateway. This is a great option for Canadian customers.
9-30-03 Delete multiple orders from View Pending Orders at one time.
You may now switch 15 orders to Paid “Y” and Shipped “Y” by clicking the Paid hyperlink and Shipped hyperlink at the top of the page. Then, check all and delete all checked.
09-01-03 Add Multiple Items to cart from a single page.
In the shop/owner’s panel, on the Setup Inventory page, there is a new button at the bottom of the page, Multiple Product HTML. This button will take you to a page where you can select what items from your inventory you would like displayed on the page. Once you have select the appropriate items, you should see a list of those items on the right side of the screen and a button “Prepare HTML”. Click the “Prepare HTML” button and a complete html code for a page will be displayed in the HTML box at the bottom of the page. Copy the complete code and paste it into your design software’s html view. This feature will allow your customers to select a large quantity of different items and add them to their carts at on time rather than click add to cart for one item and being shown their carts then having to go back to continue shopping.
09-01-03 Authorize.net (AIM) Transaction Key Upgrade
For those customers using the Authorize.net Gateway, the newest security features required by Authorize.net and Visa and Master Card are available on your site. You need to log into your Authorize.net account and go to the settings menu. You will find a link there to Obtain a Transaction Key (3rd section of settings page). You should immediately do this. Also, turn off the password required option in the Authorize.net settings (top section of settings page). Once you have the key, log into your shop owner’s panel and go to checkout type. Choose the Authorize.net (AIM) method; enter your Authorize.net user id in the first field and your Transaction Key in the second. This will ensure both you and your clients have the highest security on the internet.