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Duck Feeding Promotion

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Create a deeply discounted promotion that can only be used a few times then share it on Twitter or Facebook with a “buy now” link. This is a great way to generate some activity and interest with your Cart66 store.

Buy Now Links

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Create “Buy Now” and “Add To Cart” links that you can use on Facebook, Twitter, email newsletters and more. It’s easy to create a link that will put a product in the cart and send your new customer right to your checkout page.

Organize Your Products With Custom Post Types

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If you have a large website, many products, or just want to better organize the content on your site, consider using custom post types to create a special post type for the products in your store. With the awesome Types plugin you can very easily set up as many custom post types as you want. […]

6 Ways To Increase Online Sales

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How can you make sure users purchase what’s in their shopping carts before they leave your site? Make sure you’re following these best practices. According to a recent Newsday article, shopping-cart abandonment rate, on average, is a whopping 70%, Getting shoppers to stay on task requires you to have a superior online user experience. Use this checklist of […]

Cart66 1.5 Released

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We are happy to announce the release of Cart66 1.5 including the new Advanced Notifications Center. This release marks a major advancement in Cart66 providing new, powerful features to help you keep in touch with your customers and provide a more seamless experience between all the components of your store: your customers, your shipping carriers, […]

Gravity Forms Pricing Fields In Cart66

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Cart66 has full support for the pricing fields in Gravity Forms. This means you can use Gravity Forms to design your product order form including unlimited product options. You can even have product options that change the price of the product. Here is how it works. Create The Gravity Form Click on the “New Form” […]

Cart66 Vulnerability Fixed

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Yesterday we had an embarrassing reminder from Alex King concerning a vulnerability in Cart66 that he pointed out a long time ago. He went to check if the vulnerability was resolved and when he realized it was not resolved he let us know. So what happened and why did it take so long to get […]

Cart66 1.3 Released!

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We are very excited to announce the much anticipated release of Cart66 version 1.3! With three new gateways, major updates to promotions, and many other features, Cart66 gives you even more tools to sell your products the way you want! New Gateways PayLeap eWay Merchant Warrior New Features Updated Promotions You now have the ability […]

Dashboard Widgets

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Cart66 1.3 comes with a couple new built-in dashboard widgets to help you manage your store. 1. Cart66 Recent Orders Widget This widget is designed to give you a basic overview of the most recent orders that have come in through your online store.  This helps you see order information, status, delivery options, order totals […]

Working with Promotions

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Promotion Name: *Required Description: Enter a name for the promotion. This name will be displayed to the customer at checkout and in the sales report. Promotion names do not need to be unique. Example: Summer Sale, Wednesday Special Promotion Code: *Required Description: Enter 1 or more codes which will be entered to redeem a promotion. […]

Free Cart66 Developer License

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We are giving away a free Cart66 developer’s license to the first person who is willing and able to share their Cart66 experience at this month’s WordPress Meetup in San Francisco CA on 10/24/2011 at 6PM. If you are interested, you will be asked to give a 15-20 minute demo of your site and talk […]

Cart66 1.2 Released

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Now supporting donations, terms of service, user quantities and more! We are pleased to announce the HUGE release of Cart66 1.2! Its packed with features, updates and fixes including: NEW: User-defined pricing NEW: User defined and admin defined quantity to add_to_cart shortcodes NEW: Terms of Service option for cart and corresponding shortcode NEW: Minimum quantity […]

Cart66 Lite Coming Soon (very soon)

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Anticipation is high, fingers are blazing across the keyboard, blood, sweat and tears are being shed (o.k., well maybe not the blood part. That’s gross). But we are frantically working to release the Lite version of Cart66 to place in WordPress’s repo, and we are right on the cusp of releasing it. What is Cart66 […]

Plugin Compatibility

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The following plugins have been reported to cause conflicts with Cart66 Bad Behavior Incoming/Outgoing traffic to and from gateways is improperly flagged as “malware” and blocked resulting in failed orders. CJ Coming Soon Access to IPN page is blocked Event Espresso Sessions are started after header output. This can be fixed by commenting out session_start() […]

PHPurchase To Cart66

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We are very excited to announce the release of Cart66! We have spent over a year reviewing customer feedback from PHPurchase, fine tuning performance, improving the user interface, and continuing to simplify the WordPress ecommerce experience. We will be offering a WordPress ecommerce hosting platform powered by Page.ly, we have partnerships with theme designers who […]

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