Cart66 is a little different from other WordPress e-commerce plugins because you get a suite of hosted services that take e-commerce beyond what you can do with a plugin alone. Here are a few things to know to get started.
Sometimes you sell a product where you want to include some special instructions or information in the email receipt. For example, if you sell a WordPress theme, you might include a link to PDF with instructions. Or, maybe you want to recommend some related products. For example, if someone buys a coat, you can email
One of the major benefits that Cart66 brings to the table is security and PCI compliance for your WordPress store. You can use any WordPress theme, host your site anywhere on any server and you don’t even need your own SSL certificate. Simply install Cart66 and you’ve got all the security and PCI compliance you
Today we are announcing a new feature that significantly enhances the workflow for fulfilling orders in Cart66. We’ve added the ability to include a tracking number and automatically email the tracking information to your customer when you mark the package as shipped. If you are shipping with USPS, FedEx, or UPS the tracking number will
There is a wide variety of WordPress ecommerce plugins available today and they each have different situations where they are best used. Let’s take a look at when Cart66 is a good fit for your ecommerce site and when you might want to choose a different plugin.
The Cart66 secure customer portal has gotten an update! The sign in page is now skinned with your WordPress theme. This makes for a really nice, seamless experience for selling access to content on your WordPress site.
You have a great idea and have created your own business to bring it to the world. But on the internet, things are a sort of reversed. You need to bring the world to you. In other words, you need traffic for your website. This is where keyword ranking tools come into the picture. As
Cart66 is a unique WordPress payment plugin because, in addition to being a WordPress plugin, it includes a suite of connected services that make your life a lot easier. When it comes to accepting credit card payments online there are a lot of things to think about, some of which can come as a surprise. In
If you are looking for a WordPress event registration plugin, take a look at Cart66. Yes, Cart66 is a great tool for event registration because you can create your registration form and collect as much information as you need. Unlike other WordPress event registration plugins, Cart66 comes with everything you need to handle the entire
Cart66 has a built-in way to create a link that, when clicked, will place a product in the customer’s shopping cart and direct them to either the view cart page or the checkout page. These “Buy Now” links are great for sharing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, email newsletters, etc. They don’t just have to be
It seems like there are thousands of articles telling you how to promote your online store. With all the social media channels, blogging tips, and content marketing strategies it can quickly get overwhelming. I found myself getting so bogged down with all the different tools and techniques to drive traffic and increase conversions that I lost
A lot of store owners and even many WordPress developers assume that an SSL certificate is all it takes to secure your WordPress site for e-commerce. The interesting thing is that an SSL certificate doesn’t actually secure a server at all. An SSL certificate simply encrypts the communication between the web browser and the server
One of the ways Cart66 provides the strongest security of any WordPress ecommerce solution is by providing you with your own hosted payment page. Your hosted payment page will look exactly like the rest of your WordPress site and works with over 100 different payment gateways. In this article we’ll talk about what a hosted
The phrase “PCI compliance scope” is commonly used in two different ways. First, you might see something that says your website is either in scope or out of scope for needing to comply with the PCI compliance regulations. The other way you might see PCI compliance scope is relating to ways to reduce your PCI
If you sell an expensive product, you might want to offer a payment plan to your customers. With a payment plan, you can spread the cost of your product across multiple different payments. For example, if you sell a product that costs $500, you might offer a payment plan where your customer pays $100 over