Miva Merchant is a power Ecommerce solution that includes everything a sophisticated e-store needs to stay on top of the competition.
Miva Marketplace 2.0
Powered by FindWhat.com, the new Miva Marketplace system is designed to be more powerful and versitile for the online advertiser. For more info see www.mivamarketplace.com.
Now able to work with web analysis tools, like Urchin® v5 which support the new ELF2 logging format.
Shipping for Free Orders
New store setting makes it possible to configure shipping charges for items priced at zero. Left unchecked, orders for free items don't charge for shipping...
CVV2 Message Field
All payment gateways supported in Miva Merchant 4.22 now have a new field, for text or HTML..., which can be used to provide instruction for the shopper about where to find the CVV2 (Customer Verification Value) number on the back of their credit card.
Miva Marketplace Administration
Miva Marketplace controls have been completely re-designed, including interface enhancements, better reporting & listing status and much more.
New "Global Clickprice" control, enhanced category searching, and other administration enhancements.
Also, merchants can now use a special "Mass Listing Wizard" to register multiple product listings in the system. Miva Merchant now offers support for the UPC (Universal Price Code) and ISBN (International Standard Book Number). New fields have been added in Miva Marketplace to accomodate these identifiers. Some Miva Marketplace venues use the ISBN and UPC to compare prices among shopping sites.
a new easy-to-implement, highly reliable credit card processing service that is built into Miva Merchant. Capabilities include real-time authorization, web-based Business Center account management, Virtual Terminal for manual processing, comprehensive reports, and transaction searching. More....
Lynk® Payment Systems
With Lynk, merchants can accept debit, credit, EBT cards and checks quickly, securely and cost-effectively. Online merchants can also rely on Lynk's innovative e-funds distribution, and stored value cards. See new technical docs
The Internet Cash Purchase Systemsm is the only Internet payment system that gives shoppers the option of using cash to purchase products and services online. The online shopper simply goes to one of thousands of ICPS PayCenterssm to pay.
Additional Security for Administrative Login
IP address verification for the computers used to log into your store's admin interface.
Better Performance in Compiled Format
At v4.14 and later, Miva Merchant is built to run on the new Miva Virtual Machine. It runs faster and more efficiently than ever before.
More Secure Order Processing
with Payment Info Encryption Supported for all payment modules, the new encryption uses a combination of Blowfish (128-bit keys) and RSA (1024-bit keys). Each order is issued a randomly generated key. For more information on this new security feature, see the new technical docs.
Miva Mailer conveniently emails the people (customers, affiliates, etc.) within your Miva Merchant system relevant information about your site and special offers. The service automatically manages unsubscribes and lets you create an unlimited number of mailing lists to reach your customers and affiliates.
It's never been easier to set up and administer your storefront. Now one wizard manages the complete storefront configuration and displays progress to completion so you know exactly where you are at each step of the way. You can revisit completed steps at any time and quickly switch between advanced and simple mode administrative interfaces.
You'll save lots of time with the new attribute template feature. Now you can assign similar attributes to multiple products and easily change attributes globally by updating the template. Product attributes can still be modified without affecting the template. Plus, you can assign attribute templates in the Product Import.
Site Traffic and Sales Statistics
Now you'll know exactly how many customers have visited your store and how much they have spent. This useful new feature makes it easy to track your store traffic and make smarter inventory and promotional decisions.
Enhanced Data Export / Import
Export core product fields in a format to Import (back) into Miva Merchant, upload to Miva Marketplace Mass-Listing Wizard, and for Miva Merchant Provisioning. Also, while importing products from a flat file, assign a products to multiple (existing) categories, separating category codes with commas.
Easily select and deselect an entire range of products at once when administering your storefront.
New Shipping Calculation
Now you can calculate shipping costs as a percentage of the total order.
Miva Merchant comes complete with a set of wizards to simplify the process of building your store. Then, the browser-based administration interface provides access to an array of more sophisticated tools to maintain your catalog and inventory, manage accounts, create comprehensive promotional campaigns, handle order fulfillment responsibilities, and generate detailed sales and website traffic reports.
Whether you are running a single store, or a "shopping mall", Miva Merchant allows you to have complete management control. You can create a store manager with full authority and multiple user accounts to handle the normal day-to-day operations of running your store. Also, customer accounts can be set up to provide frequent shopper programs, discounted pricing and special product availability.
Create categories, products, and attributes within Miva Merchant using wizards, the Miva Merchant administration interface, or the product import utility. Use the sorting capability to quickly organize your products for display. Create detailed product descriptions using text and HTML and attributes can be assigned to products to allow you to identify your products' characteristics more accurately to your customers.
Merchandising is key to success of all stores and Miva Merchant has the capability to implement a variety of programs to increase your sales. With Miva Merchant you can associate complimentary products to give shoppers the opportunity to purchase others that are similar . You can also create an upsale process when shoppers meet pre-defined criteria such as purchasing specific products, or exceeding specified dollar amounts.
Pricing groups can be used in combination with select shopper availability groups to qualify them for discounts on any or all products in the store.
Processing credit card payments is easy with Miva Merchant's pre-configured payment processing solutions from industry leaders. Miva Merchant also configures multiple sales tax methods and provides your customers with multiple shipping options. Checking order status is also simple with Website Source Hosting instant order email confirmations that are sent to both the merchant and customer.
Miva Merchant is specifically designed so developers and aftermarket vendors can implement their own customized modules around a common API. Once a module is developed, push-button registration automatically integrates it into the main Miva Merchant system.
Modules can be developed for the following sub-systems:
All sensitive data can be encrypted with SSL prior to transmission. This includes the customer ordering process and processing of orders. Multiple layers of login permissions give a centralized manager the ability to grant store-level permissions to different developers and merchants.
Documentation and Support
Context-sensitive help is available for each key field in the administrative interface within Miva Merchant. In addition, online documentation is available on Miva's web site. Support for Miva products is available through Miva's Incident Reporting System and user group forums.
Site Administrator Friendly
Miva Merchant requires no daily management. Installation takes less than a minute on any Miva-enabled web server with several automated installation scripts provided free by Miva Corporation to hosting services and service providers.