Monday, October 17, 2011

Top 5 Most Used E-Commerce Solutions

OsCOMMERCE: It can be used on any web server that has PHP and MySQL installed. OsCommerce allows the user to set prices in different currencies and accept all popular payment methods: PayPal, checks, credit cards, etc.
Most popular features:
  • Unlimited products and categories support;
  • Multicurrency support;
  • Shippable and downloadable products support;
  • Multiple payment options.
MAGENTO: Magento is the technology behind numerous e-commerce websites. It is a professional open-source platform that offers control over the look, content and functionality of the online shop. Magento enables online businesses to operate several online stores through a single administration dashboard.
Most popular features:
  • Intuitive administration interface;
  • Advanced analytics and reporting;
  • Marketing promotions tools;
  • Catalog and product browsing;
  • Multiple language support.

ZEN CART: Zen Cart is an open source and user-friendly shopping cart. It was branched from osCommerce and includes additional features and architectural enhancements. One of the key features is the gift certificate module which allows one to create, send and manage digital coupons.
Most popular features:
  • Multiple sales and discount options;
  • Multiple display modes;
  • Newsletter manager;
  • Quantity discounts.
VIRUTEMART: It is an open source e-commerce solution designed as an extension of Joomla CMS. It is written in PHP and requires MySQL database environment for storage. It is best suited for low to medium level traffic web-sites.
Most popular features:
  • unlimited number of products and categories;
  • powerful web-administration interface;
  • quick search for products, categories and manufacturers;
  • filter by features or discounted products;
  • Product ratings and testimonials.

UBERCART: Ubercart is the e-commerce platform developed for Drupal, the leading open source content management system. Ubercart integrates PayPal Website Payments Standard, Website Payments Pro, and Express Checkout.
Most popular features:
  • Configurable product catalog;
  • Multiple product image support;
  • Product stock level tracking and notification;
  • Sales, product, and customer reports.
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