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Latest version: 6.1.1 | Released: July 7, 2015

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System requirements

Dreamweaver CS3, CS4, CS5, CS5.5, CS6, or CC

Make sure you define your dynamic site in Dreamweaver and create a database connection.

Windows or Mac

A web server that runs PHP 4.2 . If your computer is not already set up to be a web server, we have tutorials that will assist both Windows and Mac users.

MySQL 4 or 5. Although building a static cart does not require a database to use eCart's add to cart buttons in your product catalog, a database is still required to store the details for your orders. Take advantage of our free eCommerce MySQL database if you don't already have a database.

Getting started guide

Getting started guide
 

Built-in help documentation

eCart help documentation

eCart 5 documentation

eCart 5 help documentation
eCart 5 Getting Started Guide

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Integrating Data Bridge and eCart

eCommerce Series Tutorials

This set of tutorials helps you integrate Data Bridge and eCart to generate a product catalog, complete with product options, and add a shopping cart.

Link to a detail page

Link to detail page from your cart

This tutorial will teach you how to add a link back to the detail page of a product on your eCart shopping cart page.

Customizing eCart emails

Customizing eCart emails

How to use the Repeating Tables server behavior in DataAssist and Data Bridge to display dynamic content from a recordset.

Debugging eCart transaction issues

Debugging eCart transaction failed

Make subscribe and unsubscribe pages with Data Bridge to gather emails for your marketing database.

Donations with eCart

Donations with eCart

Learn how to import presets, using our Preset Manager. This same concept can be used for all WebAssist extensions.

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Visit our tutorial library to see more Design Extender tutorials.

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Add a field to your checkout

Add a field to your checkout form

Learn the steps to add a form field to your eCart checkout page and how to carry the form data through the order review and placement workflow.

Add validation to your checkout

Add validation to your checkout

If you own eCart and Data Bridge, this video can be used to require customers to fill out specific form fields on your checkout form or format their entries a specific way.

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What do I need to have already created before I use eCart?

This, and much more, is answered in the eCart Getting Started Guide.

Where can I learn more about the supported payment gateways and merchant accounts?

View our payment solutions tutorial to see comparisons and get contact information of trusted payment gateway providers, SSL certificate providers, and merchant account providers.

How do I integrate a shipping provider?

Learn where and how to set up free shipping accounts with FedEx, UPS, USPS, and Australia Post.

How do I know whether to use seamless checkout or remote checkout?

View our payment solutions tutorial to discover the differences between seamless checkout, remote checkout, and various PayPal checkout options.

Do I need a SSL certificate?

This tutorial will help you determine when it's necessary for you to purchase an SSL certificate and set up a merchant account.

What currencies are supported?

The eCart wizard allows you to select dollars, euros, pounds, francs, or yen from the default list - or you can specify your own symbol in the custom currency field.

How do I create session variables for use with discounts or charges?

eCart provides a server behavior for this purpose. Choose the set session value server behavior by going to the Server Behaviors panel, and select Add > eCart > General > Set Session Value. Once the interface loads, click the Help button for more information on how to use this Server behavior.

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Recorded webinars

Recorded webinars

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