10 Open Source Shopping Carts to Run Your Ecommerce Business
Jan 18, 2012, 21:02 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Vangie Beal)
"More and more companies have turned to the Web to transact
business. And, of course, if you are going to sell on the Web, the
right shopping cart can mean the difference between red and black
ink. When shopping for your own ecommerce shopping cart software
the most important aspect to consider is how well the cart software
meets your business objectives. An ecommerce shopping cart has to
be customizable to fit your business needs and branding, be
flexible enough to scale as your business grows, be secure and
support industry standards and provide solid integrate with payment
"Open source shopping cart software is an attractive option.
Storeowners might look to open source ecommerce software because it
will typically deliver the features and tools to manage a product
catalog on a website without the hefty licensing fees that come
with proprietary or off-the-shelf packages.
"Open source shopping cart software also provides access to
communities of users including developers, storeowners and
enthusiasts who freely offer community-based support and add-ons to
enhance the open source software package. "