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FoxyCart 2.0 is Out of Beta!

FoxyCart 2.0 is Out of Beta!

By Winston Hearn | August 28, 2014

As of today, FoxyCart 2.0 is stable and ready for production! We've worked through our backlog of bugs, solidified the features, and polished up our default templates. Starting today, 2.0 is available for you to upgrade to and all new stores will default to 2.0. read more

Integrating FoxyCart: CartStack

Integrating FoxyCart: CartStack

By Josh Bartolomucci | August 15, 2014

We are excited to tell you about our newest integration, CartStack. Merchants no longer have to be the victim of lost sales due to abandoned carts. CartStack allows you to super-power your FoxyCart store by monitoring when customers abandon their shopping cart and sending them real-time, conversion focused emails to persuade them to finalize their purchase. Click to learn more and take advantage of a special offer for FoxyCart users.

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Integrating FoxyCart: Craft CMS (part 2)

Integrating FoxyCart: Craft CMS (part 2)

By Adam Judd | August 11, 2014

A little while ago, we blogged about Craft, and how quickly you could integrate FoxyCart into the CMS. We also hinted that a plugin was on its way that would assist in a deeper integration. The good news is, we’ve finished up the plugin and we’re excited to get it out into the hands of awesome developers and designers using the system.

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The Story People Don't Tell You About Building a Business

The Story People Don't Tell You About Building a Business

By Luke Stokes | July 28, 2014

Building a business is hard. We love the overnight success stories, but how many people are telling the real story? The hard story. Our Co-Founder, Luke Stokes, sat down for a podcast interview at WordCamp Nashville on building FoxyCart within community.

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Increase Sales with These FoxyCart Features

Increase Sales with These FoxyCart Features

By Josh Bartolomucci | July 14, 2014

With so many products and services available to consumers, it can be tough to stand out from the crowd and generate new and repeat business. In today's post, Josh Bartolomucci highlights built-in features and 3rd party integrations you can start using right now to generate more sales and create returning customers for your business.

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2.0 Beta: Progress Report

2.0 Beta: Progress Report

By Adam Judd | July 11, 2014

We’ve been pretty quiet for the past month, but rest assured we haven’t been slacking off. We’ve been hard at work since we opened up private beta; every day we’ve been polishing off new features and squashing bugs - getting ever closer to a version that is ready for your production stores.

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Integrating FoxyCart: Craft CMS

Integrating FoxyCart: Craft CMS

By Adam Judd | June 29, 2014

Still haven't haven't hit your tooling sweet spot? You might enjoy Craft, a simple, powerful, and flexible CMS — our latest FoxyCart integration. Dive into Craft with our own Adam Judd, seasoned web dev and support team extraordinaire, as he writes about all of the Craft-FoxyCart goodness.

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Six $0 Non-Traditional Marketing Ideas That Work

Six $0 Non-Traditional Marketing Ideas That Work

By Josh Bartolomucci | June 16, 2014

This week Josh Bartolomucci shares practical ideas on how to create great experiences for your customers. No marketing budget? No problem. With a little thinking outside of the box you can begin to wow your customers with little or no extra costs.

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FoxyCart joins Skyhigh's Cloud Trust program

FoxyCart joins Skyhigh's Cloud Trust program

By Brett Florio | June 09, 2014

We're proud to announce FoxyCart's inclusion in Skyhigh's Cloudtrust program. We've been added as an Enterprise-Ready provider, which is their highest ranking. 

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The Danger of Bootstrapping: Customers !== Business

The Danger of Bootstrapping: Customers !== Business

By Brett Florio | May 15, 2014

FoxyCart's CEO, Brett Florio, discusses the different mindsets that come from Bootstrapping and taking VC Funding, how he's learned to see the value in each, and how even businesses that are successful need to continually evaluate their vision and goals.

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Trying to See Better: Visual Accessibility and FoxyCart

Trying to See Better: Visual Accessibility and FoxyCart

By Winston Hearn | April 29, 2014

In this post, Winston Hearn shares the steps we have taken to bring our upcoming release of FoxyCart Version 2.0 in line with modern accessibility practices. Plus, get a helpful list of resources.

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Now with even more ways to get paid!

Now with even more ways to get paid!

By Adam Judd | April 14, 2014

While we already support over 70 different payment gateways - we often get requests from users asking if we can integrate with a new gateway, and we’re happy when we can make those requests a reality. In this post, Adam Judd shares our latest additions to the supported payment gateways you can use with your store.

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The Heartbleed Bug

The Heartbleed Bug

By Fred Alger | April 08, 2014

As you may have read in recent news there’s a new SSL bug in town: Heartbleed a.k.a CVE–2014–0160. There certainly is a lot of buzz about this right now. Is it a serious vulnerability? Yes. Does it impact you as a FoxyCart customer? No. We have checked our systems and ensured that they are not affected by this security bug.

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The Right Tools for the Job (part 2)

The Right Tools for the Job (part 2)

By Evgeniy Abduzhapparov | March 31, 2014

Over the years I have worked with many editors. Some good and some bad. I started with PHP Expert Editor, the best editor I could imagine in 2007. (though in 2014 I had to Google its name to remember it.) After moving from Windows to Ubuntu Linux I couldn't find an editor that would suit me fully. I tried to make Vim my default editor but it wasn't a successful attempt. The console looked too scary for everyday programming.

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The Right Tools for the Job (part 1)

The Right Tools for the Job (part 1)

By Josh Bartolomucci | March 17, 2014

Lets face it. Running a business is hard. But imagine how much harder daily operations would be without modern tools and technology, specifically software and web apps.  At FoxyCart, like other companies, we use different tools for different tasks. Over time we have learned what works and what doesn’t work for our team, dropping and adding new tools as needed. The reality is that each team has specific needs that must be met and tasks that must be completed...

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