|Store Portal:- http://www.storeportal.com/ Free (2.75 MB). Windows NT, 2000, XP and
Microsoft Internet Information Server.
Store Portal is a server software for creating a complete Internet Portal. It can be
totally configured by the user. The contents of the web pages can be modified rapidly and by
several users at the same time with a simple click. It is a modular, Server type software,
conceived for working in a business environment in a multi-user mode. It manages the
information; implements rapidly the electronic commerce on the portal and makes possible the
archiving of documents and files to be shared with other users.
Store Portal works with MySQL Server for Windows or MySQL Server for Linux, through the
MyODBC. Store Portal is tested also on database Microsoft Access (c) and Microsoft SQL Server
(C). It is composed of several software modules. Each module performs its own function. The
Various Modules are -
Users Module: Visitors can register and can gain access to portal after receiving
permission from the administrator.
Web Pages and Webeditor Module: To manage the contents of the web pages directly online.
Shop Modules: Everything about Electronic Commerce like Warehouse, Currency, Method of
Payment, Orders, Discount etc.
Information Articles Module: To insert text and images anywhere in the page.
Banners Module: Insertion and Positioning of Banners and statistics on the clicks.
Surveys and Suggestions Modules: To carry out rapid online surveys.
Module Slide Show: Insertion of Images with various advanced option.
Download Module (Archive Documentation): Archiving files with description, version,
access permission etc.
Forum Module: The Forum Module makes it possible to generate multiple areas of discussion
and message-sending both public, for ones own customers, and private, between agents or
administrators of the company.
Feedback and Moderation Module: With advanced options like Possibility of relating
informative contents present on the web pages with the messages of the Internet users
that visit the portal.
Software allows every user to customize his own page with personalized access. In this term,
this is a great software for providing on line services as well as for developing a business.
Generally it takes lot of time to create a portal but this software saves lot of time and hassles
in doing the same. The software supports various levels of security which is essential in any
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