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There are a lot of php shopping cart softwares on the market today, so what makes webshop from simplewebhosting.co.uk different?

Quite simply, webshop from simplewebhosting.co.uk was built by Marketers, for Marketers

Our e-commerce solution helps you drive traffic to your store, merchandise your products, manage your customers and orders plus so much more. This complete solution provides you everything you need to successfully create and manage an on-line storefront. We created shopping cart software that is easy to use and extremely effective at selling your products.

Easy Set-Up

  • Easy-to-understand, web-based administration
  • WYSIWYG editors help you create professional looking product pages with no programming experience
  • Bulk Loading Feature that imports products from any database or text file
  • Single or batch image uploads
  • Web-based or downloadable help manual with images and examples, video tutorials, knowledge base, discussion boards and more.
  • Fully customisable storefront

Product Merchandising

  • Supports Gift Certificates
  • Provide discounts based on number of items ordered (quantity discounts)
  • Product up sell opportunities
  • 'Customers who bought 'x' also bought these products' in the checkout areas.
  • Supports discount / coupon codes
  • Price-based discounting
  • Supports full product descriptions with HTML and product summaries
  • Allows for unlimited secondary images
  • Ability to control the product image size on both product and catalog pages
  • Recommended products
  • 'Tell a friend' feature
  • Create 'Buy x Get y Free' discounts
  • 'Best Sellers' area
  • Advanced product search capabilities
  • Supports Gift Messaging
  • Export products to Google Base, BizRate.com, ShopZilla.com and more

Customer Relation Management

  • 'My Account' area allows customer to view previous orders, status and shipping tracking information
  • Customer address book
  • Allows customers to create wish lists
  • Send product newsletters to your customers
  • Send product update notifications to your customers
  • Saved Cart feature allows customers to save multiple carts so they can purchase items later
  • Automated e-mails when customer creates order and order is shipped
  • One-Page Checkout feature - Fastest checkout available on any cart
  • Ability to add custom fields to the checkout process for collecting additional customer information
  • Allows customers to checkout without creating an account
  • Supports backorders
  • Full customer reporting
  • Hide product pricing to all but registered customers
  • FREE live chat

Search Engine Friendly

  • True flat URL generation
  • Most search engine friendly cart available today
  • Complete Meta Tag (title, keyword and description) support for all pages including home, product and catalog pages
  • Automated title, keyword and description tag generator with the ability to override for all product pages
  • Google Site Map support
  • Robots.txt files supported
  • Auto generates site maps
  • Creates 'Breadcrumb' navigation
  • Search-engine-friendly architecture
  • Ability to upload customised HTML pages to assist in search engine positioning

Unlimited Payment Options

  • Fully PCI Compliant
  • Gateways include:
    • Protx
    • Authorize.net
    • Worldpay
    • Linkpoint
    • YourPay.com
    • Echo Inc
    • Google Checkout
    • 2Checkout
    • HSBC
    • iTransact.com
    • Accept Paypal, Paypal Payments Pro, Paypal Express and more
    • Click here for all supported gateways
  • Supports eChecks
  • Ability to store credit card information for off-line processing
  • Ability to accept payments via telephone, mail, fax
  • Ability to set unlimited custom payment methods
  • Export data to QuickBooks, Peachtree or other accounting programs

Shipping and Tax

  • Real-time shipping quotes from UPS, USPS, Canada Post and FED-EX.
  • Mark-up or discount rates from supported carriers
  • Prints USPS shipping labels
  • Set custom handling fees
  • Create custom shipping methods
  • Calculate shipping costs by weight, quantity, region and more
  • Offer free shipping
  • Offer product specific shipping pricing
  • Ability to restrict shipping based on country or state / providence
  • Manage shipping rates based on country and shipping method
  • Shipping tracking from UPS, USPS, Canada Post and Fed-Ex
  • International shipping supported
  • Supports downloadable (Digital) products
  • Quick 'Estimated Shipping' calculation - Customer can quickly estimate shipping based on zip code before checking out.
  • Ability to set tax by state and / or country
  • Supports advanced tax structures including UK VAT, Canada, USA, product and/or category tax and more.
  • Provides customer with the option of selecting from multiple methods from multiple shipping providers

Updates and Backups

  • Cart notifies you when updates are available and allows you to update your store in a couple of clicks
  • Back-up cart flies from the admin area
  • Restore any file with one click

Order Management

  • Ability to 'status' orders
  • Add / edit / delete orders
  • Create custom status to help with your internal order management
  • Displays both order and payment status to assist with order processing
  • Bulk edit orders
  • Notifies customer when order is shipped
  • Create professionally printed invoices
  • Integrates with Stone Edge Order Manager, Atandra T-Hub and Webgility eCommerce Connector to assist with order processing


  • Create unlimited administrator accounts
  • Restrict access to particular features by administrator
  • Control which e-mails are received by administrators

Completely Customisable

  • Professional and Sleek design
  • Select one of our colour templates or create your own
  • Pick from one of our professionally designed templates
  • Select from multiple product page templates to better present your products
  • Our 'Catalog View' manager allow you to select a two-column, three-column, thumbnail double, thumbnail single or text view
  • Choose from over 200 different button and header combinations (or upload your own)
  • Adjust boxes, create advertising areas, highlight products, change fonts, add logos, manage links, create new pages all with one click
  • Easily make text changes anywhere on your site
  • Want more control over your design? Our File Manager give you access to all files in the application
  • Ability to add your own custom header and footer to the site
  • Create unlimited pages for your cart from within the administrator area
  • Supports the ability to add items to the cart from pages outside the cart application
  • Multi language and multi currency support with 'One Click' updates on currency rates

Product & Category Management

  • Unlimited number of products and categories
  • Unlimited subcategories
  • Support Image Magnify and Image Zoom
  • Layered navigation allows customers to sort products based on price, manufacturer or category
  • Ability to control product and category order
  • Export products to Google Base
  • Ability to duplicate products
  • Show retail, wholesale and sale prices depending on the product
  • Supports both detailed and summary descriptions by product
  • META keyword and description for each product and category
  • Add 'sale' image to the product
  • Ability to control which products appear on the home page
  • Select from a number of different product / catalog page layouts.
  • Supports tax exempt products
  • Ability to allow only logged in customers to view pricing
  • Inventory tracking by product and attribute
  • Receive inventory alerts if quantity drops below pre-determined levels
  • Supports attributes (colour, size, etc) by product, or create a Global Attribute and simply assign the attribute to a product.
  • Change price or shipping weight based on attributes
  • Create editable custom fields by product. This feature is perfect for products that require personalization.
  • Use HTML in product descriptions
  • Products can reside in multiple categories
  • Ability to change product / category order
  • Enable / Disable products
  • Supports manufactures
  • Upload a manufactures logo which can displayed on the product page
  • Manage sales pricing
  • Supports Minimum/Maximum quantity in order by product
  • Complete control over image and thumbnail sizes
  • Supports downloadable products
  • Manage products in bulk using MS Excel / CSV
  • Import / export products using csv format


  • Application built using PHP / mySQL
  • Runs on UNIX, Linux, Windows or FreeBSD
  • Source Code avaliable upon request
  • Completely customisable - Use our developer network to customise the cart to your needs


  • Dynamic graphs for reports
  • Creates the following reports based on date
    • Top viewed products
    • Top viewed categories
    • Top orders by product
    • Top referring sites
    • Top sales by customer
    • Consolidated orders by date
    • Individual orders by date
    • Promo codes
    • Payment types


  • Full support of HTTPS/SSL protocols
  • Password protected administrative area
  • Locks account after set number of failed credit card attempts
  • Ability to control administrative access and set access levels
  • Give you the ability to display prices only to customers that have registered
  • PCI/CISP Compliant


  • Supports up to 3 different levels of wholesale pricing (can also be used for customer level pricing)
  • Allows you to set wholesale pricing by product or as percentage of retail
  • Supports case pack / inter pack pricing
  • Collects Tax ID, EIN, Reseller ID or any other information you require

Superior Support

  • 24/7 world-class e-mail and phone support
  • Easy-to-understand, on-line and downloadble user manuals
  • Video Tutorials
  • Cart and marketing training services avaliable
  • Informative articles and datasheets
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