Avactis

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Avactis Shopping Cart
Avactis-logo.png
Developer(s) HBWSL Development Team
Stable release 2.0 / October 10, 2013 (2013-10-10)
Written in PHP
Operating system Cross-platform
Type E-commerce, Webshop
Licence Proprietary
Website http://www.avactis.com/

Avactis is an open source ecommerce Shopping Cart software (webshop).

Avactis Shopping Cart has several different editions: Avactis Free, Avactis Owned, Avactis Lite, Avactis Premium, Monthly leased license and Avactis White Label (Private Label) edition.[1]

The Avactis team was established in 2001 by Pentasoft Corporation.[2] The company's headquarters are located in New York. Pentasoft is MySQL Enterprise Ready Partner of MySQL AB.

Avactis has new owners since Aug 2012 - Hummingbird Web Solutions Ltd (HBWSL), based out of India.

Features[edit]

Products, pricing, real time shipping, etc. are managed by the store administrator through the administration area.[3][4]

One of the Avactis features is the Avactis Tag technology,[5] various dynamic parts of Avactis storefront can be integrated into an existing website through inserting of simple tags into static pages. All Avactis Tags are described in the Avactis Tag Library (ATL).[6]

Avactis is integrated into Parallels Plesk Panel.[7]

History[edit]

The Avactis development team was formed in 2001 by Pentasoft Corporation development team. The current stable release of AvactisNext is 4.0. Avactis has undergone a change in ownership. It has been acquired in Aug 2012 by Hummingbird Web Solutions Ltd, a company focussing primarily on Open-Source.

System Requirements[edit]

Avactis shopping cart system is written in PHP using MySQL to store data.

  • Web server should support PHP version 5.1.0 or higher
  • Web server should support MySQL version 4.0.2 or higher.
  • Amount of memory available to PHP processes should be at least 64MB
  • SSH (Secure Shell) access or Cron job management is required for backup and restore
  • Apache mod_rewrite module is required for SEO URLs support

Some of the features within Avactis require additional technologies, which may or may not already be provided by one's hosting service: HTTPS (security certificate), SSH (secure shell) access or Cron job management, the Apache mod_rewrite module.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Compare Avactis editions
  2. ^ Php | Architect magazine Edition 8, 08/2008.
  3. ^ [2] Practical eCommerce Magazine. "Cart of the Week: Avactis" by Kate Monteith November 20, 2009.
  4. ^ [3] PHP magazine. "Avactis 1.9.0 eCommerce PHP Shopping Cart Solution Released" December 30, 2009.
  5. ^ Avactis Tag technology description Tag technology
  6. ^ Avactis Tag Library Avactis Tag Library (ATL)
  7. ^ [4] Parallels Plesk Release Notes. Retrieved May 4, 2008.
  8. ^ [5] ComputorEdge Magazine. Avactis for E-Commerce "A quick-and-easy shopping cart for your virtual store" by Michael J. Ross. Issue for 11/20/09.
Notes
  • Paul Galloway. The Little Black Book of Online Business: 1001 Insider Resources Every Business Owner Needs. Published by John Wiley&Sons, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey. ISBN 978-0-470-40776-9

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