20 Mar Smart Transaction Systems announces Gift Card Module for osCommerce Users
New software allows osCommerce users to accept gift cards in the shopping cart checkout screen.
March 20, 2007 | Smart Transaction Systems (STS), a provider of gift card and customer loyalty programs for retailers, announced the integration of its programs into the osCommerce e-commerce software for online merchants. osCommerce is the leading open source shopping cart solution and is used by over 130,000 online businesses worldwide, ranging from small businesses to major retailers. osCommerce runs on any web server running Linux, Solaris OS, BSD, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows environments and is released under the GNU General Public License.
The STS gift card module for osCommerce makes it easy for merchants to use the STS gateway to process gift cards online. The merchant can install the STS gift card module in a matter of minutes — no programming is required. All transactions are processed in real time, much like credit cards. The customer is informed immediately if the card is declined for any reason (e.g. insufficient funds on the card)
“We’ve seen a very positive response from our brick and mortar customers that use osCommerce for their online presence. They like the simplicity of the setup process,” said Asta Rackauskaite, Businesses Development Manager at Smart Transaction Systems. “It’s also a great solution for virtual merchants.”
Merchants or developers interested in using the STS gift card module for osCommerce can obtain more information by contacting STS at 888-494-9760 or visiting www.smart-transactions.com.
osCommerce is an e-commerce solution that offers a wide range of out-of-the-box features that allow online stores to be set up quickly and easily. The solution is available for free as an open source-based offering, released under the GNU General Public License. osCommerce was started in March 2000 and has since become one of the most widely used e-commerce solutions around the world. The osCommerce e-commerce framework solution continues to grow in popularity because it is easy to set up and maintain. The success of osCommerce is aided by an active community of end users and developers that work together to continually improve the product.