Following on our discussion of new features in release 1.1.0 of our DotNetNuke ecommerce solution Cart Viper, this blog will focus on the product news letter feature.

CropperCapture[60]To allow a user to receive the product newsletter they must first enter their email address in the module on the left and then click the randomly generated link that is emailed to them to confirm they own the email address. They can also unsubscribe via this module or by clicking the link that is included in the product email newsletter.

Once they have subscribed to the newsletter they will automatically receive the product newsletter via email. The newsletter is HTML enabled and contains product title, description, images, price / special offers and links to the product details page on your store.

The below screenshot highlights the options the store admin has when they configure the newsletter:


Within the settings you can define how often in days the newsletter is sent, how old the products should be that are included in the newsletter as well as the website domain that Cart Viper is hosted on.

So in our example above we will send out the newsletter every 10 days, include products that have been added to the store within the last 5 days of the newsletter being sent and we are defining our domain to be