Today ecommerce is becoming popular day by day. The influence of internet is inevitable in this hi tech world where people are depending on internet for almost everything. If you run a business and you want to extend it, starting an online business will be a better option. Let us now take a look of some of the most popular shopping kart making software available in the cyber world.
• Magento: is one of the most popular shopping cart softwares and is used in more than a million websites. Magento was first launched on 28th march 2008. It was developed by Varian with the help of members of open source community. Magento was build using Zend framework and it uses EAV (Entity Attribute Value Database) for the storage of data. In September 2010 Magento mobile was launched as an extension platform for building IOS apps. Magento was acquired by Ebay in 2011 and it is now part of X commerce business group.
• Interspire: is another popular platform which is used for making shopping karts. This is known as the shopping kart software for common man as it does not require much expert knowledge to build and operate a full functional cart. It is estimated that Interspire is used by over half a million people. Because of the availability of a large number of templates and themes users can design the website according to their wish.
• Zen cart: is an online file management system that allows the user to create shopping karts. Zen kart is php based and the database available is MySQL. The most beautiful part about the Zen kart is it’s free and under the GNU license. Zencart is supported in various languages and currencies. It is more flexible and versatile unlike other shopping kart development sites and hence is one of the more popular than the others. Multi payment, shipping options, gift coupons and several other features are available in Zencart.
• Cubecart: is software that is used for making shopping karts. Cubecart V3 is free and hence a great platform for beginners. Features of cubecart are growing day by day. Many developers contribute many plugins in cubecart. We have to pay for cubecart v 4 but it contains many innovative features.
• Agoracart: is an online shopping cart that offers many customer interactive features. It is written in perl/Mysql and there is an online CSS manager by which we can customize our website online. It features unlimited categories, products, shipping details etc. A vast number of templates are available from which we can choose the one which suits our website the most. Agocart is easy to install, manage and customize.
If you are interested in getting your business into new heights starting an ecommerce website will be a smart idea.