UltraCart's XML Post Back feature gives merchants the opportunity to have orders automatically "posted" to their server shortly after the order is placed. Orders will be transmitted in XML (Extensible Markup Language) format. Once received, any number of functions can automatically be performed based on any parameters within the order.
Merchants might consider utilizing the post back function for the following reasons:
The XML Post Back feature should only be used by advanced merchants with software development skills or with programmers at their disposal. Presently, UltraCart does not provide script templates.
There are two requirements to make the XML Post Back possible. A merchant must:
The Email Autoresponder may be considered either an extension of the normal marketing campaigns or even a replacement. It ties into the normal marketing campaigns by using the Email Lists described earlier. However, an Autoresponder differs from a simple Marketing Campaign with the ability to have multiple emails programmatically delivered to a customer by providing the following features.
One of UltraCart's most powerful features is its robust back office systems. With Departments for Auto Orders, Shipping, Fraud Review, and much more.
Customer Profiles allow your customers to store their information, view past orders, write item reviews, and more.
The UltraCart platform features a variety of robust reports to help you manage your e-commerce business. From complete Sales reports to Item and Customer reports.
Affiliate marketing is one of the most powerful and least expensive ways to promote your brand. With the affiliate doing their own marketing, you'll likely see an increase in sales, as well as awareness of your brand.
Download sales information into QuickBooks automatically with our free UltraBooks software. UltraBooks allows UltraCart merchants to import data directly to QuickBooks™ software.
Having someone else ship your products can be one of the best decisions that you will ever make. It will allow your company to focus on other areas such as product development and marketing.
UltraCart has hundreds of advanced features available, but even we can't predict every need. If you require additional functionality not integrated directly into the UltraCart E-Commerce Platform, you can use our available advanced integration interfaces to offer complex and robust services to your website visitors.
Selling software that requires a custom registration code? Or need to provide a user name & password in real time? Check out our Activation API to see how you can utlize UltraCart in these scenarios. More about Activation Codes
Webhooks are asynchronous outbound notifications of events to an external server. The Webhook resource allows for programmatic configuration of Webhooks on an UltraCart account.More about webhooks
An inter-company, application-to-application communication of data in standard format for business transactions, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is a set of standards for structuring information that is to be electronically exchanged between and within businesses, organizations, government entities and other groups. The standards describe structures that emulate documents, for example purchase orders to automate purchasing. The term EDI is also used to refer to the implementation and operation of systems and processes for creating, transmitting, and receiving EDI documents. More about EDI
UltraCart provides advanced merchants sophisticated and robust REST-style API for manipulating an UltraCart account. Common uses for the APIs include integration with a custom legacy applications, real-time inventory and product management, bulk import and export of customer data, ad more.
Currently implemented are API functions for systems such as Item Management, Catalog Management, Inventory, and Order Processing. If you require an API that is not currently implemented, please contact our Professional Services department for a development estimate. More about the UltraCart API