19 September 2012

Posted by jinson on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 1 comment
Open sourced platforms for E-commerce offer a vast magnitude of choices, but choosing the one that meets your needs the most can be quite tough. In this article, we try to identify the 12 best available free platforms. Each have their own plusses and minuses, hence you need to do careful introspection before choosing anyone.

osCommerce

This is absolutely free under General Public License, is extremely easy to install and run but vastly popular as well. It powers more than 200,000 online stores, which makes it difficult to separate out your store from others. To differentiate yourself, you need to install multiple add-ons available, which however are not free.

Magento


Boasting of a top client list including Samsung, Nespresso and Stussy that use this software for powering online stores, this platform is growing very fast. Though the Community Edition is free, the multiple features loaded Enterprise edition has to be paid for.

Spree Commerce


This platform enables you to have your store customised to differentiate yourself from competitors and provides support to 50 plus payment gateways, thereby saving effort and time of merchants.

OpenCart


Helps creating unlimited categories, selling unlimited products, accepting multiple currencies with choice of 8 shipping and 20 payment methods. Being user-friendly and having SEO ensures top listing in Google.

VirtueMart


Designed for working with Joomla, this cart has the ability to make customers instantly comfortable. Having 2.5 million users till date, most have been satisfied about its performance.

PrestaShop

A powerful e-commerce solution that is easily downloadable, installed and used for free. The additional support that it provides is to sent all payments made by y our customers directly into your desired bank accounts.

Zeuscart

An attractive and user-friendly interface is offered by Zeuscart. Designed for medium and small level businesses, customers have the advantage of using the URLs that are SEO-friendly.

Ubercart

This has been specifically designed to cater to those people who sell file downloads, event registrations and passes and the likes. For it to function properly, integration with Drupal is a must.

Zen Cart

Easy in installing, customizing and managing, this is designed for people who want a simple e-commerce platform to operate on. Loads of features have been made available however multiple add-ons clutter the user interface.

Afcommerce

Another simple e-commerce platform with speedy checkouts and pop-up windows for customer support, this helps automatically create accounts for the customers, once they place orders.

Tomato Cart

This is considered the new generation of e-commerce solutions and has made use of modern and sophisticated web technologies like Rich Internet Application and Ajax. Interaction on the web thus becomes more efficient and faster.

Simple Cart js

This no longer is compatible to PayPal and has started with Google Checkout. It is fast and simple in usage and totally customizable. The display carts can be arranged exactly in accordance with your wishes.

Resourse : WebMaster-tips.Net

1 comments:

Ismi Ammar said...

salam
kak min...
ada x ecommmerce open source yang accept payment via cimbclick/maybank2u etc..