X-Cart:What's New in X-Cart 4.4

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X-Cart 4.4or above

Design and appearance

  • The admin area interface has been revamped. X-Cart admin area looks completely different now, navigating it became easier. Read this section to get acquainted with the new interface.
  • Changing the skin used in your store also became much easier. It is now enough to simply select the required skin from the list and click Save. Read this section for more information.
  • There are now two checkout options - Fast Lane Checkout or One page AJAX checkout. One page checkout allows to enter name and address, select shipping and payment methods on one page.
  • It is now possible to create a site map and make it available to customers. Use the Sitemap module to configure the contents and the look and feel of the site map page.
  • Customers can now view Products map, which includes all the products alphabetically. Only the products whose names begin with a specific letter can be viewed. The results are paginated.
  • "Neon lights" skin has been removed. It is not available for X-Cart 4.4 and further.

Shipping & payments

  • UPS and FedEx shipping modules have been updated to current API documentation.
  • Compatibility with ZIP+4 codes used in the US has been added.
  • The following payment modules have been added:
  • DIBS FlexWin
  • eWay UK (Hosted Payment Page)
  • Sage Pay Go (Server integration)
  • Quantum Gateway Inline Frame API
  • FirstData Global Gateway Connect - EMEA (merchant payment form)
  • FirstData Global Gateway Connect - North America (bypassing the payment form)
  • Checkout by Amazon
  • The following payment module has been removed:
  • Quantum Gateway QGWdatabase Engine
  • The following payment modules have been renamed:
old name new name
eWay Realtime Payments Shared eWay Shared Payment
eWay Realtime Payments XML eWay Merchant Hosted Payment
SagePay Form Protocol SagePay Go Form integration
SagePay Direct Protocol SagePay Go Direct integration
PayPoint.net SECPay payment page PayPoint.net Lite/Professional
PayPoint.net Metacharge payment page PayPoint.net Fast Track

Add-ons

All the add-on modules available for X-Cart 4.3 have been included into X-Cart 4.4 out of the box. Now you do not need to buy and install any of them separately.

Miscellaneous

  • "My Account" page has been added to the customer area, where a customer can control all the account information.
  • Gift wrapping functionality can now be enabled even if the Gift Registry module is disabled.
  • Email can now be used as login. Read this section for more information.
  • Customers can now use an address book in "My account" section to manage their shipping and billing addresses.
  • Merchant is now able to send newsletters using MailChimp service directly from X-Cart.
  • in X-Cart Pro has added an ability to manage commissions paid to providers.

See also