VP-ASP Store Systems
Smedia expertise with hosting and developing VP ASP Stores. We also do custom programming, design, and legacy system integrationwith VP ASP shopping carts.
Unlimited -products, categories, subcategories. Complete control over product formatting with or without HTML knowledge. Control of fonts, sorting, displays. Automatic hyperlinks to extended description pages, images, thumbnails. Product reviews with summary of average review.
Browse or use extensive search facilities to find products, receive a printable detailed order form and an e-mail confirmation. View previous orders, restore previous orders, Login, Auto login via a cookie, save and restore wish lists, send and receive order tracking messages, provide individual delivery address per product, shop in their own language, Shop in their own currency, View products in their own language, Read and write product reviews, Join a mailing list without shopping, Change address and password details, Buy and use gift certificates, Use discount coupons, Pay with credit cards, without credit cards, Paypal or selected electronic gateway.
Taxes automatically configured via a browser for state, province, country. Special tax routines handle European VAT, company VAT exemptions. US tax by state, by country, by product. Handling fees can be added separate from taxes or shipping. Special Canadian tax supplied as free add-on. Supports Australian GST.
e-mail - automatic emails to the customer and merchant on order completion. Merchant may also create a mailing to receive confirmations with different templates. Confirmations can be text or HTML. Additional mailing to affiliates, suppliers, on buying a gift certificate, tell a friend, on product review, customer contact and more. Bulk mailing to customers in the back end as text, HTML or mail merge.
Discounts can be any combination of: coupons, customer based, quantity based, gift certificates, product grouping.
shipping- Over ten shipping methods including free UPS real-time and database lookups, free FedEx database lookup, Free real-time Australia Post and free real-time Canada Post, free UPS database lookup. Plus standard quantity, weight, weight range, price, price range and no shipping.
documentation - Merchant, Developer, Install and Option Package documentation in Word and PDF formats. Extensive set of pictures and examples.
Security - VP-ASP has implemented strict security to protect your site and customer information. Database security, administration security, SSL and shared SSL supported. Multiple administrators with different privileges.
stock control- remove stock from display or display out of stock message. Decrement on purchase.
Languages and Currency
VP-ASP can be used with any language or currency. Free languages files are provided for many common languages: Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Spanish, Turkish, Japanese, Chinese, Danish, Swedish, Dutch, Italian, Russian and more. Dates, times, currencies, dual currency are all standard. Languages can be dynamically changed by the customer.
Closed shop with only pre-registered customers allowed in. Totally open shop or mixed environments.
Gift certificates - buy and redeem. Gift certificates can be reused until amount is used up.
Automatic attachment of files on order completion. automatic generation of download hyperlinks on order completion. Delivery of keys or Pin Numbers on order completion.
Databases - Access, SQL Server, MYSQL. Scripts are provided for SQL Server and MYSQL database creation. Access 2000 is supplied as a default for Windows.
payment methods - credit cards, non-credit cards and numerous gateways, or no payment at all. Gateways available for US, Canada, Europe, Australia. New gateways can be added as needed. Multiple payment methods can be supported in the same shop. Paypal, Linkpoint, Goemerchant, 2Checkout, eWAY, Bluepay, Verisign and 40 more gateways are supported.
For Weddings, Anniversaries, Birthdays, Christmas Wish Lists and general events. Select items from your Internet Store and then friends, family can purchase the items you have pre-selected.
Ability to offer subscriptions, rentals, loans or any type of recurring billing by day, month, week or year. Currently being tested.
affiliates - registration, commission reports, status review. Each order can be associated with an affiliate and commission reports automatically generated.
Suppliers can register and receive e-mail on order completion with only those parts of the order related to them.
Wholesale Reseller Pricing
Different types of customers can see different prices. Totally flexible so wholesalers can see different prices from resellers and different from the general public.
bulk mailing - mail to selected or all customers, affiliates, suppliers. Send plain text, HTML or mail merge.
Customer and merchant can communicate through e-mail and logged time stamped messages. Back office can communicate on the same order with messages hidden from the customer.
Back Office Reports
Extensive back office reports: sales reports, stock reports, product reports, affiliate reports, search reports, supplier reports, login reports.
Back Office Maintenance
maintaining your shops - change anything at any time via your browser or bulk loading for offline maintenance. Edit, add or delete any record while shop is running. All changes are instantaneously reflected. Bulk import product changes or use supplied browser mass update. Full browser based configuration from any browser including Unix, Windows or Macintosh.
bulk import of products or other tables. Export data for your accounting packages.
Web Site Integration
Integrate with any existing web site. If you are using FrontPage, Ultradev or other web development tools, VP-ASP can easily integrate with your site. or use VP-ASP as your whole web application.
Web developers have extreme flexibility in configuring VP-ASP to look the way they want or they can use our default formatting methods that do not require any HTML creation. VP-ASP can easily integrate into any existing web or it can be your total web application.
VP-ASP comes as open source. If you are a programmer and wish to alter the code, VP-ASP is written in small self contained ASP files that are easy to follow. With over 280 configuration options, programming knowledge is NOT required to use or understand the VP-ASP Shopping Cart.
If you simply want to have a shopping cart up and running in an hour, VP-ASP can do that. If you want us to install VP-ASP for you, check our install service.
Customers can accumulate points for each product ordered. Each product can be set for different point values.
Over 280 options with full online help, control shop layout, sorting, images, buttons, forms, shipping, taxes, coupons, gifts, mailing, administration, security, affiliates, order tracking, customer services and more.
Support for you as our customer is vitally important. We have support staff available 7 days a week. We have an active customer forum, a detailed FAQ section, a help desk. we do both small free customizations and more extensive paid programming for your special needs.
- Now in use in over 70 countries
- Designed both for web developers and merchants.
- Designed for consumer or B2B
- Designed as a product catalog only
- VP-ASP is comprehensive. Please look at our technical summary.
- VP-ASP is ready to work immediately. Quick install, and flexible to meet your needs
- VP-ASP can be used stand-alone or VP-ASP easily integrates into any existing web site including those created by FrontPage or Dream Weaver.
- Free upgrades for one year
- Free technical support
- Free electronic gateway from our large selection.
- Free source code.
- Free Design Guides.
- Free languages - many available
- Free add-ons
- Free demo to play with on your own site.
- Free demo to play with on our site.
- Scaleable - Grows with you business but with no extra cost
- Runs on Unix with Sun ASP (Chillisoft) and MYSQL
- Uses Microsoft Access database (supplied).
- Support for SQL Server built in.
- Support for MYSQL with Unix version. This version also support MYSQL under Windows.
- MS Access, MSSQL 2000, Sybase, Postgres, MySQL
- Smedia Marketing Support
- Smedia Pay Per Click +
- Training & Support
- Legacy System Integration
Our shared VP-ASP eCommerce Store service allows you to lower
the cost of your site operations.
Our dedicated VP-ASP eCommerce Store servers allow you to run
high traffice ecommerce servers at our network operations center.