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Shopping cart types. Юра Стах
Shopping cart types. Юра Стах
Shopping cart types. Юра Стах
Shopping cart types. Юра Стах
Shopping cart types. Юра Стах
Shopping cart types. Юра Стах
Shopping cart types. Юра Стах
Shopping cart types. Юра Стах
Shopping cart types. Юра Стах
Shopping cart types. Юра Стах
Shopping cart types. Юра Стах
Shopping cart types. Юра Стах
Shopping cart types. Юра Стах
Shopping cart types. Юра Стах
Shopping cart types. Юра Стах
Shopping cart types. Юра Стах
Shopping cart types. Юра Стах
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  • 1. Shopping Cart Types Main features, advantages and disadvantages Prepared by Cart2Cart Team November, 2012 http://www.shopping-cart-migration.com/
  • 2. Plan 1. Shopping Cart Types ● Open Source Shopping Carts ● Hosted Shopping Carts ● CMS + eCommerce Plug-in 2. Shopping Cart Pros and Cons 3. Cart2Cart Migration Service
  • 3. Shopping Cart Types
  • 4. Shopping Cart Types Shopping cart is software used in e-commerce to assist people making purchases online. Shopping Cart Types: 1. Open Source ○ Free ○ Paid 2. Hosted 3. CMS + eCommerce Plugin
  • 5. Open Source Shopping Carts 1. Full access to source code + Customizable and flexible - Difficult to manage without programming skills 2. Free + Low or even zero costs + Big variety of extensions, modules, templates - Support is often available for extra money - Known for issues with upgrades, bugs and data security 3. Paid + Support charges are already included + High data security - Paid solutions may cost up to several thousands of US dollars - Lack of extensions
  • 6. Hosted Shopping Carts Turnkey solution + No hosting and installation issues + Easy to use + Flexible design opportunities + Simple upgrade process, high stability + High data security + Professional Support - Paid - Less customizable - Small number of extensions (most of them are paid)
  • 7. CMS + eCommerce Plugin Content Management System (CMS) is the application that allows to manage, add and modify the website content. + Open Source + eCommerce plugin inherits all the advantages of CMS (integration with templates, SEO, admin panel, integration with other extensions) - Lack of top end features (multistore, separate admin zone for vendors, affiliate programs, Social Media Marketing tools, etc.)
  • 8. Shopping Cart Pros and Cons - Founded in 2008 by Varien (USA) - Powers over 125 000 stores - Open source (free and paid editions) - Recently released own hosted solution Magento GO Advantages Disadvantages ● ● ● ● ● Flexible and customizable Fully loaded with features (product management, inventory, marketing,SEO,etc) Multiple storefronts, languages, currencies, taxes Numerous payment and shipment options Big community, huge number of extensions ● Difficult to use (even for programmers) ● Resource consuming (slow) Buggy, full of errors ● ● Official support and some features are available only with paid editions
  • 9. Shopping Cart Pros and Cons ● ● ● ● Initial release 2007 (France) Downloaded more than 2 000 000 times Powers 125 000 Internet shops Open source (totally free) Advantages ● Has all the same features as Magento but much easier to use ● Less resource consuming and faster than Magento ● Large number of extensions, modules and addons ● Support available Disadvantages ● Not stable after major upgrades, buggy ● Some important extensions available only for additional costs (social media, mCommerce)
  • 10. Shopping Cart Pros and Cons ● Launched in 2001 (Russia) ● 25 000 online stores are using X-Cart ● Open source solution, offers both hosted and self-hosted solutions (unlimited trial period) Advantages ● ● ● ● ● Customizable (PHP and WYSIWYG) Fits any type of business Security, shipment, payment CMS capabilities Almost no bugs, new editions are stable Disadvantages ● Advanced features available with highly priced plans (MailChimp, Google Analytics, SMM) ● Lack of top end features (multi-store, multi-vendor, etc.) ● Requires some technical expertize to set up
  • 11. Shopping Cart Pros and Cons ● ● ● ● Started in 2004 (Russia) 30 000 users 30 days free trial Open source (only paid) Advantages ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Fast due to use of AJAX technology Mobile commerce Multi-Vendor Store Multiple storefronts Block management Support main payment and shipment gateways Reasonably priced, support and data security Disadvantages ● Lack of extensions ● No SMM options ● Closed Community Edition
  • 12. Shopping Cart Pros and Cons ● First released in 1999 (Germany) ● Joomla native ● Open source (free) Advantages ● ● ● ● ● ● ● All the benefits of Joomla (advanced CMS, user-friendly, SEO, etc.) Customizable Great localization options Feature-rich Big number of extensions Payment/Shipment Coupons and discounts Disadvantages ● Lack of advanced eCommerce features ● No support ● May not meet all the demands of middle-large scale business
  • 13. Shopping Cart Pros and Cons ● Founded in 1999 (USA) ● Powers 40 000 stores ● Hosted paid solution (14 days free trial) Advantages ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Easy to use, intuitive Feature rich (cross-sells, discounts, SEO, etc.) eBay and Facebook integration Free templates (120) Security and support Reasonable pricing No extra fees Disadvantages ● Has less customization options than OS ● No user-friendly template editor (only HTML and CSS) ● Small number of extensions
  • 14. Shopping Cart Pros and Cons ● Date of inception 2006 ● More than 30 000 stores ● Hosted paid solution 30 days free trial Advantages ● ● ● ● ● ● 100+ free templates Themes can be customized via user-friendly editor and CSS/HTML files Feature rich CMS capabilities Mobile commerce Security and support Disadvantages ● 1-2% extra fee for each transaction ● Lack of free extensions ● Less customizable than OS
  • 15. Shopping Cart Pros and Cons ● Started in 2009 (USA) ● Serves 25 000 shops in 65 countries ● Hosted paid solution (15 days free trial) Advantages ● ● ● ● ● Intuitive and user-friendly One of the most feature-rich hosted carts (SEO, marketing, product management, SMM, mobile commerce, design, save abandoned carts, etc.) Security, support, extensions Stable, no bugs Built-in business analytics + integration with Google Analytics Disadvantages ● Pricing ● Some advanced features are absent ● Less customizable
  • 16. Cart2Cart Migration Service ● ● ● ● Automated shopping cart migration service Launched in 2009 (Ukraine) More than 11 000 of successful migrations http://www.shopping-cart-migration.com Advantages ● ● ● ● ● ● ● User-friendly (no software to download, no programming skills) Allows products, orders and clients data transfer from and to 40+ shopping carts Sell even during the migration Numerous additional options Reasonable pricing Free Demo Migration Total data security and free support Disadvantages ● Do not migrate website design ● Do not migrate customer testemonials, news and other site content
  • 17. Sources http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_shopping_cart_software http://www.shopping-cart-migration.com/ http://www.shopping-cart-migration.com/useful-articles/49-volusion/5365volusion-or-big-commerce-whats-the-right-way-to-successhttp://zippycart.com/ http://shopping-cart-review.toptenreviews.com/ http://andrewbleakley.com/blog/ http://www.ecommerce-platforms.com/ http://www.shopping-cart-migration.com/useful-articles/43-prestashop/5361battle-of-the-year-prestashop-vs-magento

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