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Complete list of Summer Cart features

1-Click Effort In User Interface

  • Admin panel that shortcuts your time to market
  • 1 click effort to open any store management screen
  • Powerful CMS with point-and-click capability
  • WYSIWYG page editor
  • Rich AJAX-based user interface
  • Help and tips on every screen
  • Clear navigation
  • Fast store management with quick links
  • Drag-and-drop capability in website layout customization
  • Advanced functionality for orders, customers, products, categories
  • Easy management of payment, shipping, tax modules
  • Step-by-step online user guide

Highly Customizable Storefront

  • Professional stunning web design targeted to sell better
  • Template-based web store
  • Fully skinnable storefront
  • SEO friendly product and category pages
  • Featured products on home page and category pages
  • Customizable sort order of categories and subcategories
  • Simple and advanced website search
  • Powerful CMS
  • Custom website navigation
  • Custom layouts with Drag-and-Drop
  • Custom pages with WYSIWYG editor
  • Paginated product index

Extensive Pament, Shipping & Tax Modules

  • Real-time credit card processing via, 2Checkout, PayPal and Google Checkout
  • Offline credit card and check processing
  • Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners and JCB credit cards supported
  • Powerful shipping and tax functions
  • Real-time shipping quotes from UPS®, USPS®, FedEx®
  • Table based shipping (based on order subtotal or weight)
  • Collect on delivery support
  • Free shipping and flat rate shipping
  • Print multiple invoices and packing slips in a click

Intuitive CMS

  • Logical and easy to use
  • Create custom pages, forms, menus with no HTML knowledge
  • Easily publish news
  • Integrated WYSIWYG editor
  • Customize layout with Drag-and-Drop
  • Create custom forms such as Contact form, Inquiry, Request a quote
  • Customizable menu and navigation system
  • Fully skinnable storefront

Marketing Tools

  • Google Checkout available to customers
  • Wizard checkout and anonymous (express) checkout
  • Coupons and discounts
  • Free shipping
  • Tell-a-Friend option
  • Bestseller Products
  • Recently Viewed Products
  • New Products
  • Email notifications to customers

Reliability and System Security

  • Full SSL security (https://) support
  • Multiple access levels for administrators
  • Store Front and Admin Panel compatible with all major web browsers
  • Store Front and Admin Panel fully tested for Firefox 2 and 3, Internet Explorer 6 and 7, Safari 3 and Opera 9
  • Summer Cart installation tested on Windows servers and UNIX (Linux) servers

User-Defined Checkout

  • Step-by-step wizard checkout
  • Anonymous checkout
  • Google Checkout ® integrated
  • Recently Viewed Products
  • Discounts
  • Coupons
  • World-wide payment methods
  • World-wide shipping methods
  • Automatic tax and shipping calculations

Complete SEO

  • XHTML and CSS compliant
  • Search engine friendly URLs
  • Meta Tags in all website pages
  • Product and category pages ending with .HTML
  • Store architecture compliant with SEO principles

In-Depth Reports

  • 11 reports and graphs show summary and detailed information
  • Sales
  • Customers
  • Products
  • Orders


  • Multiple languages
  • 39 built-in currencies plus custom-created currencies
  • Customizable weight units
  • Easy multi-language data entry
  • Currency rates get automatic updates from Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and European Central Bank

Store Setup

  • No programming skills required
  • Fast wizard-based installation
  • Wizard-based store setup
  • Complete storefront website
  • Web-based admin panel
  • Easy-to-use CMS

Strong Performance

  • Highly optimized web store
  • Fast loading web pages
  • Web store tested with 10 000+ products
  • Fast AJAX-based admin panel

Product Catalog And Inventory Management

  • Unlimited products and product pages
  • Products in multiple categories
  • Short and detailed descriptions plus SEO keywords and descriptions
  • Multiple product images
  • Automatic thumbnail generation and image resizing
  • Product options with price variation
  • Featured products on home page and category pages
  • Automatic inventory tracking
  • Advanced product and order search
  • Product prices in multiple currencies
  • Import products using MS Excel, OpenOffice Spreadsheet, or other CSV file

Technical Features

  • Extensible and scalable architecture
  • Easy integration with external applications
  • Fully object-orientated program code
  • Uses PHP 5 advanced features
  • Optimized for MySQL 4.1 +