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Store Design
Multi-level category fly out menusNew!
96 professional store designs
W3C/XHTML compliant templates
Easily integrate your existing design
Edit templates in Dreamweaver
Drag and drop layout customization
Edit HTML and CSS in your browser
Edit HTML and CSS via FTP
Upload a logo or use the logo editor
Change website text using your mouse
Edit email templates from control panel
Works in all popular web browsers
Web-based control panel
Template comparison (diff) tool

Search Engine Optimization
Recognized as #1 SEO-optimized solution
Optimized by #1 SEO Expert Aaron Wall
Redirect non WWW to WWW
Redirect WWW to non WWW
Optimized by company founders (SEO experts)
HTML easily parsed by search spiders
Edit robots.txt file in control panel
Free access to SEO training blog + videos
Correct use of robots.txt file
PageRank not passed to irrelevant pages
Setup your own 301 redirect links
Per-page optimization (title, META, etc)
Set default page title and META details
Set page title and META details per product
Set page title and META details per page
Set page title and META details per news post
Set page title and META details per category
Automatically generated HTML sitemap
XML sitemap for Google Webmaster Tools
Proper use of H1...H6 tags
SEO friendly product links
SEO friendly category links
SEO friendly brand links
SEO friendly search links
SEO friendly page links
SEO friendly news links
Toggle SEO friendly links
W3C valid templates
Tableless store designs
Custom product image alt text
New SEO optimizations added regularly
Correct use of NOFOLLOW attribute
Lightweight HTML, separate from CSS
100% HTML and CSS templates, no PHP
Full access to modify HTML & CSS

Orders & Checkout
InstantAddTM suggestive cart popupNew!
Single page checkout
Accept pre orders
Archive orders instead of deletingNew!
Minimum and maximum order quantities
Shipping quote estimates
Guest checkout option
Refunds and store credits
Custom checkout form fields
Delivery/event dates
Shipping tracking numbers
Email order confirmation
Agree to terms before ordering
Add multiple items to cart
Create order shipments
Order messaging system
One click re-order
Take your store down for maintenance
Set a custom starting order number
Send order tracking link to customer automatically via email

Products & Merchandising
Sell physical & digital products
Sell products with options (size, color, etc)
Minimum and maximum order quantities
Custom fields (i.e. text to print on a t-shirt)
Bulk discount quantity pricing
Gift wrapping options
"Catalog only" mode
Photo editing through
"Call for pricing" option
Create unlimited sub categories
Import products, images, options, etc
Bulk export/re-import thousands of items
Export products for bulk update in Excel
Create and assign brands/manufacturers
Add products to unlimited categories
Per-product SKUs or custom codes
Per-option SKUs or custom codes
Fully WYSIWYG editor for description
Embed videos in product description
Per-product YouTube video gallery
Edit product description HTML directly
Cut/copy/paste support in WYSIWYG editor
Per-product gift wrapping
Live shipping quotes
Product reviews & comments
IntenseDebate comment/reviews integration
Disqus comment/reviews integration
Specify cost price and see profit reports
Enter retail price to show RRP
Enter sale price for sale events
Choose if a product is taxable or not
Disable purchasing on a per-product basis
Specify product weight for live shipping quotes
Enable free shipping on a per-product basis

Product Options & Bundling
Sell products such as apparel & computers
Setup unlimited options per product
Option field types available:
Date picker
File upload
Text field
Multi-line text field
Numbers field
Product list
Color swatch
Texture swatch
Product bundles with item-level inventory automation and custom rulesNew!
Options don't count towards product limit
Rules to adjust price, weight, photo and stock such as "Size=L or XXL, Add $5 to Price"New!
Create a set of product options
Assign the option to multiple products
Add, subtract or set fixed price for each option
Add, subtract or set fixed weight for each option
Set a unique SKU for each product option
Set a unique image for each product option
Set stock on hand for each product option
Set low stock level for each option
Change the display order of product options
Add options without affecting existing products
Remove options without affecting products
Optionally track inventory per option
Filter options for quick updating
Bulk update option values per product
Paging when editing product options
Disable purchasing of specific options
Force options to be selected when buying
Re-order function preserves product options
Options displayed with order and on invoice

Inventory & Stock Control
Per-product inventory levels
Per-option inventory levels
Inventory tracking can be disabled per product
Set low stock level warning for each product
Track inventory at a product or option level
Set current stock level per product option
Set low stock level per product option
Automatic inventory control
Low stock reminder indicators on dashboard
Detailed inventory report for all products
Disable purchasing when no stock
Bulk update inventory levels

Configurable Fields
Great for collecting additional product info
Such as text to print on a t-shirt
Such as picture to print on a mug
Text, file and checkbox field types
Dropdown field types
Fields display on product page
Fields display on invoice
Limit file formats that can be uploaded
Fields shown along with order for processing
Create an unlimited number of fields
Optionally make some/all fields required

Delivery/Event Dates
Sell tickets to events, concerts, etc
Sell flowers and other items with delivery dates
Limit date range for selection per product
Customize the name displayed for the date field
Filter orders by delivery/event date
Export orders by delivery/event date
Set number of tickets available for purchase
Delivery confirmation of purchase via email
Choosing a date can be required or optional
Date selected shown along with order details
Date selected shown on invoice

Tax Rates & Settings
The most flexible tax system period
Full support for geographic tax zones
Multiple, stackable product classes
State-based tax zones
Country-based tax zones
Unlimited tax rates & zones
Prices inc/ex tax
Flat tax option
Tax rate display in store
Tax shown on invoices, etc
Flexible tax rules and flow
Sales tax report by date
Sell locally, nationally or internationally

In-Store Merchandising
Full product catalog
Online checkout system
"Call for pricing" option
One click add to cart
Optimized usability
Product comparisons
Order status updates
Live order tracking
Email/print invoices
Customer address book
Private wish lists
Public wish lists
Order messaging system
Related products
Suggestive cart
"You may also like"...

Business Intelligence Reports
25+ performance reports
Daily conversion rate
Top 20 customers
Best selling products
Customer locations (Google maps)
Orders by item sold
Sales tax report by date
Orders by revenue
Popular products
Inventory report
Customers by date
Revenue per customer
Search keywords with results
Search keywords without results
Best performing keywords
Worst performing keywords
Search term corrections

In-Store Search
Search suggest
"Did you mean?" suggestions
Related searches list
Advanced search options
Fiter by price
Filter by availability
Filter by free shipping
Search tips and advice
Shop by brand
Shop by price
Saved searches and views

Import/Export Options
Bulk export/re-import thousands of items at once
Review all imported products immediately after reviewNew!
Import existing products easily
Extremely flexible import system
Export products to CSV/XML
Two-way sync with Intuit Quickbooks
Order export to Shipworks
Export to MYOB, Peachtree
Two-way sync with StoneEdge
Export in custom formats

Hosting & Security
Level 1 certified PCI compliant
Enterprise-grade network architecture
Over 1,000 GBPS of connectivity
SAS type II certified data center
Geographically diverse points of presence
Three distinct and redundant networks
Hacker deterrent security provisioning
Biometric security system with badge access
Digital security video surveillance
Multiple public peers
See more security features

Images & Photos
Upload an unlimited number of photos
Add photos from your computer or a website
Automatically generated photo galleries
Photo thumbnails on product pages
SuperZoom TM instant photo zooming
Thumbnail photos created automatically
Upload dozens of images at once
Photo manager to organize photos
Open large images in a popup/lightbox window
Per-image alt text and description for SEO
Share photos between products
Dozens of customizable photo display settings

Drop Shipping & Multi Warehouse
Drop shipping by Ordoro integration
Warehousing & inventory by Shipwire
Email invoices to multiple suppliers
CSV order export in custom formats

Mobile Commerce
Browse & buy on all popular mobile devices
iPad-Native Shopping Experience
iPhone Optimized Mobile Experience
Android Optimized Mobile Experience
Palm Pre Optimized Mobile Experience
Blackberry Optimized Mobile Experience
Enable/disable mobile commerce per device
Complete HTML/CSS design customization

Multi-Currency Support
Complete multi-currency support
Live, automatically updated exchange rates
Automatic visitor currency detection
Custom exchange rates if required
Set a currency as the default currency
Set per-currency symbol, decimal places, etc
Shopping Comparison Engines

Direct point-and-click integration to 7 shopping comparison sites
Product export to Beso
Product export to BizRate
Product export to MySimon
Product export to NexTag
Product export to PriceGrabber
Product export to
Product export to Shopzilla

Email Marketing
Integration with iContactNew!
Integration with Mailchimp
CSV newsletter subscriber export
CSV customer export
Social Media Marketing

Sell on Facebook with SocialShop
Facebook "Like" buttons on product pages
Facebook OpenGraph META support
IntenseDebate comment/reviews integration and sharing on Facebook/Twitter
Disqus comment/reviews integration and sharing on Facebook/Twitter
Share products on 20+ social media sites via AddThis button

Sell on eBay
Manage everything from BigCommerce
Push some/all products to eBay in 5 clicks
Create reusable eBay listing templates
Setup per-product auction or BIN listings
Custom shipping and taxes for eBay listings
Custom price variances for eBay listings
View live listings from BigCommerce
Automatic order creation in BigCommerce when auction is won or BIN is purchased
Fulfill eBay orders directly from BigCommerce
Filter orders to quickly find eBay orders
eBay auctions & BINs tied into store inventory
Automatic inventory reduction for orders
No limit on number of eBay listings
Per-staff permission for adding/editing listings

Marketing & Promotions
Integration with oLark live chatNew!
Free shipping coupon codeNew!
Limit coupon usage by location and/or shipping methodNew!
Limit coupon usage by individual customerNew!
Show free shipping eligibility throughout your storeNew!
Sell/auction products on eBay
Trackable coupon codes
Integration to 7 shopping comparison sites
Advanced integration with MailChimp
Coupon expiry date
Coupon limited uses
Google Analytics integration
Visual Website Optimizer integrationNew!
Bulk discounts per product
Gift certificates
Edit gift certificates in WYSIWYG editorNew!
Online certificate use
Promotional banners
Discount rules system
Buy one get one free, etc
Free shipping over $x
$x on orders over $y
"Customers who viewed this product also viewed" panel
Newsletter subscriptions
Google Website Optimizer integration
Export to Google Base
Export products to CSV
Affiliate tracking system
RSS feeds
Google AdWords export
Yahoo Search Marketing export
Popular products list
New products list
Top sellers list
Quick search popup box
"Did you mean?" spelling
Integrates with any live chat software
LivePerson Express 30 day trial

Google Website Optimizer
Improve conversion rates without guessing
Six storewide GWO tests to run:
Single or multi page checkout
Add to cart button image
Home page promo banner
Newsletter signup box
Checkout button image
Product page tabs on/off
Test on-page, per-product changes:
Product name
Product description
Product image
Test on-page, per-category changes:
Category name
Category description
Category image
Test on-page, per-web page changes:
Page name
Page description
Run multiple test at once
Change aggression level of winner
View reports in Google Website Optimizer
Disable tests from store's control panel
Disable tests from Google Website Optimizer
Set winning variation after test completes
More GWO tests than all competitors

Payments & Shipping
Accept credit cards online
Support for 50+ gateways
PayPal, Google Checkout, etc
Support for secure checkout
UPS, USPS, FedEx address label printing via Shipworks integration
Support for "offline" payments
COD, pay in store, cheque, etc
Take orders over the phone
Sell in multiple currencies
Real time conversion rate updates
Auto-detect location for currency
Real time shipping quotes
UPS, USPS, FedEx, Aus Post, etc
Define your own shipping rates
Limit shipping methods by country
Limit shipping methods by state
Limit shipping methods by zipcode
Various free shipping options
Add handling cost to orders

Content Management System
Full CMS functionality
100% browser based
Publish web pages
Display returns policies, etc
Easy-to-use WYSIWYG editor
Page dropdown/pop out menus
SEO-friendly pages
Restrict to customer groups
Publish content from RSS
Contact forms on pages
Responses sent via email
Display page as home page
Re-assign products to another category when deleting categories
Recent news items
Treeview category management
Drag & drop category assignment
Banners and promotions

Customers & Groups
Flexible customer groups
Wholesale/retail pricing
Per-group pricing
Per-group discounts
Set a default group for new customers
Move customers between groups
Category level discounts
Product level discounts
Storewide group discounts
Fallback discount level
Move customers between groups
Filter customers by group
Export customers by group
Create unlimited customer groups
Enter new customer details one-by-one
Import customers from CSV file

Returns System (RMA)
Complete returns system
Offer refund, swap or store credit
Customizable return reasons
Customizable return actions
Can return specific items from an order
Status updates sent to customer via email
Returns requested from "My Account" page
Limit staff access to view/process returns
Disable returns if required
Receive email notification for new returns
Complete audit log of all return requests

Add/edit your own DNS records
Choose orders per page in admin
Choose products per page in admin
Choose customers per page in admin
Minimum password strength indicator
Automatic admin logout after 15 minutes
Admin passwords hashed and salted
Customize product breadcrumb displayNew!

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