News and announcements

CS-Cart 4.2.1 Released: New Styles, E-mail Marketing, and More


We’re excited to introduce you to the major new version of our CS-Cart 4.2.1 and Multi-Vendor 4.2.1 software.

CS-Cart 4.2.1

The main features of this release are as follows:

  • Better usability of the admin panelFor instance, the sidebar is now automatically hidden when it’s not needed, leaving more space for useful content. We’ve also moved it to the right to keep the content alignment consistent when the sidebar is on and off.

    CS-Cart sidebar

  • SEO improvements: automatic 301-status redirects, Google Rich Snippet generation, and automatically normalized URLs (aka canonical URLs)
  • New E-mail marketing add-on with MailChimp and Mad Mimi integration.You can now sync your store’s newsletter subscriber lists with your account at the MailChimp and Mad Mimi e-mail marketing services.
  • Two new styles for the Responsive theme.

    Our Responsive theme makes CS-Cart stores look cool on all screen sizes and devices. In 4.2.1, the Responsive theme has become the default, and it has two new styles (so there’re six altogether).

    CS-Cart Styles

Check the full list of changes in the changelog. The list is quite impressive and includes lots of fixes, apart from the above-mentioned additions.

It is also worth mentioning that we have moved to the Crowdin translation service, with a great interface, voting system, glossary, and other cool features.

Get it!

The upgrade should be available to all merchants with active upgrade subscriptions within a week. Also, you can download the new version from your Help Desk File Area.

Feel free to share your ideas about how we can improve our software on our forum, and report issues on the bug tracker.

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