Online shopping cart is getting momentum day by day. The first step taken by Amazon as a bookselling business is now reaching kitchen shelves and washrooms? Yes, you heard right, Online Grocery order is gaining momentum in my geography day by day. I feel by 2020 most of the Daily Needs shopping shall happen through Phablets and Smartphones.
Big Commerce is an eCommerce solution for small and mid-size businesses. It’s available in three different flavors; Standard, Plus, and Enterprise. This Content Management System (CMS) is supported by Style Editor to help those who don’t have the expertise or any knowledge in designing and development of websites. The cool features of Bigcommerce are Website Builder, Domain name, Secure shopping cart, Product catalog, Payment gateway, Marketing tools, Reporting & Analytics, Mobile-optimized store. You can take your domain from anywhere and host your website on big commerce. They also promise top-level search ranking for your store.
Magneto is already powering more than two hundred thousand shopping websites. It’s a highly trusted and most loved e-commerce solution for business owners. Magneto serves to the needs of small, medium, and big size enterprises. Now backed by Permira Firm and offering services to top-notch businesses like Mothercare, Olympus, paul smith, Franklin, and many biggies. If you are thinking to venture into an e-commerce venture, without a doubt you can rely upon Magneto CMS.
Personally, I know many small businesses running on Shopify and they have no complaints. I like Shopify because they offer 14 days free trial, if you are not happy, you can pull down your website. A beginner starts at $9 per month and when demand increases you can move to Basic, Pro, or Unlimited Plan without hassle. No coding knowledge is required to work with Shopify CMS and if you have some, it’s awesome.
If I have to build a Shopping cart for my books, I will go for Woocommerce. I am an Open Source advocate part because it’s free and partly because of its support by a worldwide community of developers. The WooCommerce is a WordPress Plugin, which enables the WordPress website to sell products online and you know WordPress is great.
Its PHP-based CMS built on basis of the Oscommerce GPL Code. You can download it from the official website (https://www.oscss.org/) or Source Forge Library (https://sourceforge.net/projects/oscss/). SourceForge is the world’s largest repository for software downloads. Downloading and Installing osCSS is easy and fun.
With 310 shopping cart features available in Prestashop you can build an eCommerce application in the best flavor. It’s suitable for every size business small, medium or large. According to many surveys and analytics, shopping websites get more leads from palm-size devices and Prestashop is mobile friendly.
The Zen Cart is a free CMS available under GNU General Public License to build e-commerce stores. You can host the Zen Cart application anywhere. And in case of difficulty can turn to the Zen Cart support forum for help. You can start selling instantly, the moment you point your application to a web server. Also being free can be used by small, medium, or big enterprises.
The Open Cart CMS is ultra-powerful CMS to build online shopping carts. Also, it offers both Free Community Support as well as paid support Also a lot you can found through GIT Hub https://github.com/opencart/opencart/issues just in case of having an issue during development.
Do you love Joomla? Build your eCommerce application in Joomla using VirtueMart. Joomla has the most number of functionalities to power your e-commerce application. For obvious reasons, VirtueMart is a win-win CMS for you. More than 269,000 online retailers use VirtueMart worldwide.
The osCommerce is a German Product built on PHP to power your shopping cart application. More than 280, 000 retailers are using osCommerce already. Next could be you. Distributed under GNU General Public License, osCommerce can be hosted with any web host. You can have access to both free and paid support.
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