Features | X-Cart

The X-ceptional Features of X-Cart

Like proud parents, we can’t help but brag about all the great features that make X-Cart the trusted ecommerce platform of thousands of successful businesses around the world.

Mobile Ready

    • Bootstrap-based responsive design for optimal performance on all types of devices, from cell and tablet to widescreen desktop out of the box
    • Mobile skin as an additional option for those who have a large volume of smartphone traffic
    • Shopgate - native shopping app for Android and iOS
    • Secure shopping cart and checkout support
    • Easily customizable
    • Cross-Browser, Multi-Platform, for all types of gadgets

X-Cart POS system

Control the products, orders and inventory of both retail and online stores within a single web interface


    1. X-Cart Point of Sale is one web-based system to manage your retail store and your website.
    2. Add a new product to the database and decide whether it should be available in the online storefront, or if you want to sell it in your retail store only, or in both.
    3. Accept payments, print receipts and barcode labels.
    4. Works with popular and affordable hardware - that you probably already have. If not, you can easily purchase it.

Shopping Features

    1. Sell anything – products, services, even downloads (e-goods)
    2. Search options - sitemap, comprehensive product search and filters, suggestions during typing
    3. Easy product browsing - products quick look, catalog pages are updated via AJAX without page reloading
    4. Product viewing – product comparisons, large image product viewing within-page zoom function, specifications, out-of-stock messages
    5. User-friendly shopping - saved cart sessions, printable invoices
    6. Special pricing and promotions – discount coupons, gift certificates, quantity discounts, wholesale pricing
    7. Abandoned Cart Reminder
    1. Shopping cart options - mini-cart viewable on any page
    2. Fast one-page checkout (working for anonymous customers as well)
    3. Customer management – memberships, second address line for user profiles, customer accounts and order history, password reminder
    4. Shipping cost estimation: can quickly calculate a shipping cost for the order
    5. Order management – account pages, order history, order tracking
    6. Use existing accounts from social networks during checkout, Facebook comments tab and Social sharing buttons

Catalog Management Features

    1. Unlimited category nesting
    2. Unlimited number of products and categories
    3. Products can be assigned to multiple categories
    4. Import/export to CSV files
    5. Inventory tracking per product
    6. Thumbnail images for categories
    7. Product thumbnail generator with sharpness filter
    8. Members-only categories
    9. Bestsellers
    10. “Featured Products” and “Related Products” lists
    11. Up-selling and cross-selling
    12. “On Sale” and “New Arrivals” lists
    13. Unlimited product options/variants/properties with optional price modifiers
    1. Unlimited custom input fields for products
    2. Multiple pricing options based on membership level or type of customer
    3. HTML-enriched product descriptions
    4. Unlimited number of product images
    5. Printable invoices and receipts
    6. Order changes tracking
    7. Downloadable product files like PDF specs and descriptions
    8. Unlimited number of admin accounts
    9. Supports restricted "shipping/fulfillment" admin accounts
    10. Configurable measurement units, date/time formats and currency symbol
    11. WYSIWYG editor for catalog and CMS
    12. Localization & internationalization features, support for German, French and Russian languages

Shipping & Tax Features

    1. Real-time shipping quotes from Australia Post, Canada Post, FedEx, UPS and USPS servers
    2. Unlimited number of custom-defined delivery methods
    3. Flat rate, weight, order total and per-item based shipping
    4. Different weight limits for different delivery methods
    5. International, domestic and local shipping
    6. Sales tax and UK VAT
    1. Shipment/fulfillment staff zone
    2. Digital delivery
    3. Ability to define handling/freight charges
    4. Customizable tax calculation
    5. Product-specific taxes
    6. Taxes & shipping fees depending on client's location
    7. Free Shipping

Supported shipping carriers

      1. Australia Post
      2. Canada Post
      3. FedEx
      4. UPS
      5. USPS

Marketing & Search Features

    1. Integration with Google Analytics
    2. Configurable page titles and META tags for product, category and static pages (main site language only)
    3. Custom search engine friendly URLs for product, category and static pages
    4. XML sitemap
    5. Special pricing and offers: discount coupons, quantity discounts, wholesale pricing, list/market price, on-sale deals
    6. Product Ratings and Reviews
    7. Mailchimp integration with eCommerce 360 support
    1. OpenGraph meta tags used when sharing product pages in Facebook, Google+ or other social network
    2. Top selling products
    3. Featured products, New arrivals and Coming soon blocks promoting products in your shop
    4. Who bought/viewed this product also bought
    5. Recently viewed product list
    6. Flexible banner system

Payment Solution Features

    1. PA-DSS compliant via X-Payments payment module
    2. Multiple payment options including electronic or e-checks
    3. Compatible with popular payment gateways including PayPal
    4. Authorize and capture transactions
    1.  Customers can save their credit cards for new orders
    2.  Subscriptions
    3.  Re-using credit cards on file for Phone orders
    4.  Fraud screening for credit card payments (via KOUNT)
    5.  3D Secure for credit card payments (via CardinalCommerce)

Supported payment providers

    1. PayPal
    2. Payflow
    3. Stripe
    4. 2Checkout.com
    5. 5th Dimension Logistics (Payment Redirect)
    6.  5th Dimension Logistics
    7.  American Express Payment Gateway
    8.  ANZ eGate
    9. Authorize.Net
    10. Barclaycard ePDQ e-Commerce
    11.  Beanstream
    12.  BluePay
    13.  BrainTree
    14.  Caledon
    15.  CardinalCommerce Centinel
    16.  Chase Paymentech Orbital
    17.  CyberSource
    1.  DIBS
    2.  DirectOne
    3.  ECHOnline
    4.  Elavon
    5.  ePDQ
    6.  eProcessing Network
    7.  eSec
    8.  eSelect
    9. eSelect (Hosted Pay Page)
    10.  eWay
    11.  FirstData
    12.  GoEmerchant
    13.  Global Iris
    14.  HSBC
    15.  Intuit Quickbooks
    16.  iTransact
    17. InternetSecure
    18. iDEAL Rabobank Professional
    19.  Meritus Payments
    20. Meritus Payment XP
    21.  Netbilling
    22.  Netregistry
    1.  Ogone
    2. Ogone
    3.  PayGate Korea
    4. PayPal Credit
    5. Payflow
    6. PayU India
    7. PayU Russia
    8. Qiwi
    9.  PSiGate XML
    10. Quantum Gateway
    11.  Realex
    12.  Sage Pay GO
    13.  SecurePay
    14.  SkipJack TSYS
    15. Skrill
    16. Stripe
    17. SagePay (Form)
    18.  USA ePay
    19.  Virtual Merchant
    20. Webmoney
    21.  WebXpress
    22.  Worldpay
    23. Yandex.Money

Administration Features

    1. Advanced Order Management (AOM)
    2. Printable invoices and receipts
    3. Order changes tracking
    4. Login from anywhere in the world via a Web browser
    5. Unlimited number of admin accounts
    6. Support for restricted "shipping/fulfillment" admin accounts
    7. Full inventory control
    8. Configurable measurement units, date/time formats and currency symbol
    1. WYSIWYG editor for catalog and CMS
    2. Payment processing modules for all major gateways
    3. Web-based installation wizard
    4. Import/export data via CSV (compatible with Excel)
    5. HTML emails
    6. Localization & internationalization features
    7. Configurable contact form
    8. Product feeds to Google Shopping, eBay e-Commerce Network (shopping.com), Shopzilla, Nextag, Pricegrabber

Security Features

    1. Full support of HTTPS/SSL protocols
    2. 100% PCI-DSS compliant
    3. Strong SHA-2 encryption for sensitive customer data
    4. Notifications on failed login attempts
    5. Backup system
    1. Form CAPTCHA to reduce bot spam
    2. Staff action logging
    3. Two-Factor Authentication
    4.  Fraud screening for credit card payments (via KOUNT)
    5.  3D Secure for credit card payments (via CardinalCommerce)

Developer Information

    1. Open source PHP code
    2. Support for UNIX/Linux, Windows and Mac OS X servers
    3. Powered by MySQL database
    4. 4 basic skins
    5. 100% template-based customizable skins
    6. Debug console
    7. Object-oriented MVC architecture
    8. Flexible modular system allows customizing without hacks to core files and enables automated upgrades
    9. Fully customizable design & layout
    1. CMS capabilities (static HTML pages)
    2. Marketplace with 3rd party modules is available to all merchants from their admin area
    3. Free developer support via developers@x-cart.com email
    4. Partner program
    5. Using ORM technique (Doctrine 2)
    6. Speed optimized architecture
    7. Support of Memcached
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