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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. read more

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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Version Control at FoxyCart

Version Control at FoxyCart

By Fred Alger | March 03, 2014

Here at FoxyCart our business is code. And, as anyone who's written code in the last 10 years knows, version control systems are the best place to keep your code safe. Having a living record of "what worked when" is invaluable in the day-to-day development and running of any software project. That, tied to a bug database, makes it possible to manage the huge complexity that comes with software development.

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We Took a Risk with Bitcoin. Should You?

We Took a Risk with Bitcoin. Should You?

By Luke Stokes | February 26, 2014

In April of 2013, we started supporting Bitcoin on our platform (and accepting it as payment ourselves). It was a risk because Bitcoin was (and still is) an experiment. Nothing like this has ever existed.

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A Service Architecture Approach to Ecommerce

A Service Architecture Approach to Ecommerce

By Luke Stokes | January 27, 2014

When it comes to ecommerce, one size does not fit all. Since 2007, we've been building a flexible ecommerce solution for develpers and have come across just about every possible need you can imagine. The number of different ways people want to sell things online is mind-numbing. Trying to fit that all into a "turnkey" solution rarely works.

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New Years Resolutions

New Years Resolutions

By Adam Judd | January 12, 2014

New Years Resolutions - those lists that people create (possibly after one too many drinks on NYE) in an effort to improve something about themselves in the upcoming year. That’s great for you, and it can be great for your online store too! We’ve collected a handful of some of the most common support requests we receive that are nice and simple to fix, and once fixed, can help improve your stores conversion rates and set you up for an even better year in 2014. It should only take around 10 minutes to run through the list and check your store to get it ready for the new year ahead, so let’s get started!

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