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- Yahoo design tools: Take advantage of our convenient wizard and range of design templates -- or customize your store with our editor.
- Third-party software: Use programs such as Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe GoLive, or any HTML editing tool to build your online store.
- Developer network: Find an expert in our network who will work with you to create a custom online store that includes all the ecommerce features and functionality your business needs. Learn more »
- Search engine optimization: Create search-engine-friendly pages using our wizards, and optimize your page content to improve placement in search engine results.
- Add unlimited products to your ecommerce store using our simple wizard, or upload information from a spreadsheet or database.
- Create a detailed catalog of the products you sell online, with product descriptions, SKU numbers, sizes, colors, prices, and any other custom fields you'd like to add.
- Track product-inventory levels and set alerts to notify you when quantities are low.
- Promote products effectively using coupons, promotions and by configuring store search.
- Integrate in real-time with existing order and inventory-management systems like OrderMotion and StoneEdge to keep data across sales channels in sync. Available with Standard and Professional plans only.
- Catalog pages served from the same CDN infrastructure used by Yahoo media properties.
- Choose a single- or multipage checkout, along with custom colors, fields, and buttons.
- Select your preferences, and your shopping cart and checkout pages will be created automatically − no coding required.
- Let customers see checkout totals before they pay. The shopping cart can automatically calculate shipping, tax, and discounts.
- Offer customers the ability to purchase gift wrapping or include a personal message with their order.
- Sell downloadable products like software, music, or gift certificates.
- Add tracking codes to the checkout process to keep track of important purchase data.
- Enable registered or guest checkout options.
- Provide streamlined checkout for registered users by letting them securely save their shipping and billing information, including their credit/debit card, to their account. Learn more »
- Allow registered users to check the status of open orders, see their order history, and view shipment and tracking information online.
- Letting shoppers save their credit card information makes completing store purchases fast and easy. Yahoo Merchant Solutions was the first hosted ecommerce provider to offer a saved credit card feature, which is designed to save time, help reduce shopping cart abandonment, and drive repeat customers.
- Out of the box integration with PayPal and PayPal BillMeLater, and support for accepting credit card payments through a range of merchant accounts (such as Bank of America Merchant Services, or any other merchant account compatible with the FDMS Nashville payment gateway platform).
- Use FDMS payment gateway services at no additional charge. Please note that you must have a merchant account to use gateway services.
- Protect your business and your customers with multiple security layers. Learn more »
- Use any carrier you'd like, including FedEx, USPS, and UPS. Third party software required for FedEx and USPS integration.
- Encourage repeat business by providing free shipping.
- Set your own shipping rates by product weight, destination, order value, and more.
- Certified UPS integration to display actual or modified shipping rates, validate addresses, and insert package-tracking links into customer emails. Learn more »
- Print UPS shipping labels and packing slips.
- Get data driven recommendations from Live Web Insights to help optimize your online marketing and increase sales.
- Choose from apps from Yahoo Commerce Central that provide insights, streamline processes, attract new customers, and increase conversions.
- Find apps that meet your specific needs and work for your budget.
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