CommerceV3 Shopping Cart Review

CommerceV3 shopping cart reviewCommerceV3 or CV3 was launched to handle quickly the e-commerce needs of local web customers. It now powers hundreds of sites primarily for multi-channel merchants who require advanced integration and marketing features.It is one of the few e-commerce platforms that appeals to many seriousmerchants whether large or small. With its low cost-of-ownership and flatfee subscription model, the platform becomes relevant for small retailers.For larger merchants, they can enjoy the advanced marketing, integration,and segmentation features that provide real power of the platform.
Merging with Timberline Interactive, CV3 has brought a full suite of growthservices as a platform. List segmentation, cross sells, purchase pathoptimization, and abandoned cart offers are now packed-in-one into theplatform. Full service internet marketing, project management, and back-office integration services are available as needed.

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Shopping Cart Overview:
CommerceV3 is a hosted e-commerce platform with serious power for seriousmerchants. It is secure, reliable, scalable and 100% customizable. With notransaction fees, bandwidth fees and unlimited SKU counts, you have thefreedom to take your online storefront to new heights.
CV3 is a certified LEVEL ONE PCI-DSS GLOBAL SERVICE PROVIDER. This meansthe hardware, software and network that powers your store is routinelyaudited and updated to meet or exceed the latest security standardsrequired by VISA. It also means your e-commerce infrastructure is pre-approved and easily documented should you be audited by your merchantservices provider.
CommerceV3 Maintains PCI-DSS Level 1 Certification. This is a fancy way ofsaying that all functions of done at CommerceV3 are reviewed and approvedby an independent auditor so that certification as a VISA Approved GlobalService Provider is maintained. This means that CV3’s hardware and networkinfrastructure is monitored and reviewed, including regular on-site visitsby our auditors. CV3 routinely undergo rigorous 3rd party assessments toretain certification. This platform also meets and exceeds industrystandard security practices.
As a PCI certified, CV3 provide additional protection by using open-sourceplatforms and tools that are continuously tested and patched as a fasterclip than proprietary development tools; reviewing the PCI security statusand policies of every vendor from data center vendors to supportingservices to e-commerce partnerships; and by executing additional internalprocesses and technical solutions that are not scanned for or covered byPCI audits.

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Supported Operating Systems:

Source Code – No
Reseller Discounts – Yes
Customer Forum – Yes
Free Support – Yes
Paid Support – Yes

Multi-Language Support:
Multi-language is not supported

Price of Software:
Other Unique Features:
Every CV3 storefront has its own set of customizable templates, somerchants have 100% control of their site’s design, branding, layout andfeature set. With full access to all the HTML, CSS and javascript code thatconstruct the storefront, merchants can create their own wide variety ofshopping experiences tailored to their needs.
CV3 templates are powered by an open source template engine called Smarty.You can read more about Smarty at or get a quickintro to using Smarty templates to build your CV3 site in this article.
Smarty features:

  • Fast Load Times – pages load faster due to the dynamic chaching scheme  employed by the engine
  • Security – provides e-commerce designers looping, variables and other  necessary features while preventing malicious or accidental data  destruction
  • Ease of Use – focus on HTML and CSS without the overhead of dynamic coding
  • Debugging – speed development with built-in debugging tools
  • Full Documentation – enjoy online resources and a user community that extend far beyond CommerceV3 or any particular proprietary product.

CV3 has integrated staging area that previews all changes on a duplicatecopy of your site. The area can make small changes or execute fullredesigns in a fully functional area that does not affect the current siteusage.
CV3 has file and image libraries. It has inventory-based binaries handledin the CV3 product model, but each store also features file and imagelibraries to store design-related resources, including:

  • Branding images and other design-related images
  • PDF downloads, white papers and other customer downloads
  • Javascript and CSS frameworks like jquery and prototype

CV3 has template tags that define and organize simple name/value pairs foryour site’s pages that can be maintained by non-technical users on a day-to-day basis. These tags are great for:

  • Welcome or status messages for customers
  • Rotating e-mail addresses for confirmations and other site  communications
  • Monthly or seasonal site changes, from simple backgrounds to entire  redesigns.

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