Posts by Ksenia Emelyanova

Ksenia Emelyanova

Website Security Tips for Your Peace of Mind

When I first met expression “ethical hacker”, I grinned. It sounded like “humane murderer” for me. Googling its meaning I found myself at Oxymoron List, where such terms as “Good morning”, “Customer Satisfaction” and even “Marketing strategy” are listed as oxymora. Well, if good mornings and marketing strategies are the phenomena which one may never […]

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5.2.9: Create Order on user’s behalf, Custom Order Statuses, Payment and Shipping Surcharge, major improvements of Multivendor

I'm happy to offer you an overview of the new version of X-Cart 5 - version 5.2.9. This is not a major release in its traditional understanding - there's no switch to the next branch, but from the point of view of changes amount it's a major update and a huge step forward.

Ksenia Emelyanova

X-Cart Meetups in NYC, Orlando and California: Conclusions, Photos, Thank You Words

Our Top Managers are back from the US Meetups. The entire journey was not very easy, but it was rewarding. Not everything worked exactly as we planned, yet we again collected a lot of valuable feedback, each of the team members has a long list of notes, that will soon transform into actions and improvements.

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Webinar video: Take Control of Your Shipping Costs (with Jose Li from 71 Lbs)

Spend 30 minutes with Jose Li, CEO and Founder of 71lbs, to learn about key shipping and logistics insights that will save your business time and money without changing your current shipping process.

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Official X-Cart comments on PayPal service upgrades (switch to SHA-256 scheduled for 9/30/2015)

Being a reliable and trusted provider of such a sensitive service, PayPal do their best to guarantee the top-notch security to their users. But sometimes the security upgrades require actions from the users too - at least, making sure nothing is broken after another update. This is exactly what is happening now, so you might have already received an email titled "IMMEDIATE ATTENTION REQUIRED: PayPal service upgrades" . What does it mean and what should you do?

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Download and launch the Bitnami X-Cart Stack to get a chance to win Apple Watch!

Bitnami announces the availability of Commercial Apps in their directory - with X-Cart being among these early birds - and arranges a prize draw for an Apple Watch! Thus, installing or launching Bitnami X-Cart Stack in September, you will be entered in the raffle.

Ksenia Emelyanova

Credit card fraud costs merchants $190 billion annually. Tools to beat the fraud: from manual checks to enterprise-level automation

Accepting online payments, you may find out that your store is the place where the thief is trying to use the stolen card. It costs you money. Because the fraud losses are distributed across all merchants, we don't hear too much about them. But the truth is that the online merchants are losing way more than customers and banks together! So you should roll up the sleeves and protect your business from these expenses.

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