Best Open Source eCommerce System 2015Ezeelive Technologies
Current days, creating and manage ecommerce website or portal is not hard task as we have available free open source and hosted solution in market which provides rich ecommerce features which require to run a great ecommerce website. Here is some best open source and hosted ecommerce platoforms which are very popular in 2015 for small and enterprises business requirement.
Best Open Source eCommerce Platforms
1. Magento (Community Edition – CE)
Magento is one of the most famous open source system developed by Varien Inc. Nearly by 25% top website developed in Magento System. Magento is based on Zend Framework (PHP) therefore it has large number of plugins, extension, modules and online code references/ examples of problem solving solution communities and forums. Which allows to addition of new functionalities or features in your ecommerce platform.
Magento(CE) has community forum support.
Prestashop is an php open souce ecommerce platform. Prestashop use smarty template engine which help to change web page design and improve compile speed 30-40%. According to W3Techs report 0.5% of all websites using PrestaShop.
Prestashop provides 24/7 technical support by email and phone support on +44 .2 036.971.999.
X-Cart is a Saas Solution commercial open source system. X-cart is the world’s first PHP ecommerce system released in 2000 by Ruslan Fazlyev. X-Cart have some amazing features like Mobile Friendly Admin Panel, Multilingual catalog, Call for price, Auction available, Support major payment gateways, multiple transactions per order, HHVM Support, Integration with Drupal 7.x etc.
X-Cart provides community forum, contact form, community forum, helpdesk ticket and phone support on USA:1-800-657-7957, UK:44-207-043-4988, International:7-842-279-4038
OpenCart ecommerce platform is mainly made for search engine friendly, rich features and easy to use by end user. OpenCart is developed for specially shop system and has major features which require to run ecommerce portal.
OpenCart provide community forum, contact form, and phone support on +852 24990996.
5. WooCommerce (WordPress)
WooCommerce is one of Best WordPress ecommerce plugin, which has all the features available which require in eCommerce Platform. As per WooCommerce website, 24% of all website (more than 663,153 websites) use WooCommerce Platform.
WooCommerce provides helpdesk ticket and community forum support.
6. UberCart (Drupal)
Ubercart is a well known open source ecommerce system for Drupal CMS. UberCart provides:
Single Page Checkout
Backend/ Admin Order Create, Edit and Processing
Flexible Production Creation and Attribute Setting
Simple, Configurable and Download Product Catalog
Payment Gateway Integration
XML data import/export
User Activity logging
UberCart provides community forum and contact form support.
Zen Cart origin from osCommerce as separate platform in 2003 have great features like Easy Payment Gateway Integration, Easy to understand structure and templating (easy to php beginner) and highly reliable etc.
Zen Cart provides community forum support.
osCommerce is one of oldest open source ecommerce platform in PHP started by March 2000. Currently osCommerce have 7000+ free Add-ons to help its customization and improvement functionalities.
osCommerce provides live chat, community forum and commercial (hire developers) support.
Pimcore is developed in Zend MVC Framework (PHP) based Open Source Content Management System for manage Website Content, Product Information, Publishing, eCommerce and Marketing specific solution. It biggest feature is provide integrating Java bridge (PHP-Java-Bridge) to integrate Java based application and systems.
Pimcore provides community forum, email at info[at]pimcore[dot]com and phone support on +43 662 876 60 62 30
CubeCart is open source ecommerce system, provide rich unique ecommerce feature like 100% Smarty Template Driven Responsive Skin, Image Resize/Cropper Tool, Editable Languages, Multiple Currency Support, Mailing List Management, Catalog Only Mode, Staff Order Builder, Server Request Logging, Catalog Search with Advanced Search, Product Clone, Product Attributes and Alternate Checkout Support etc.
CubeCart provides live chat, helpdesk ticket, community forum and contact form support.
AgoraCart is one of oldest Perl based Open Source ecommerce system. Agora provide flexible module structure which allows developer to complete customization based on requirement.
AgoraCart (Free version) provides community forum and contact form support.
12. VirtueMart (Joomla)
VirtueMart is made for Joomla and Mamboo as extension for low level traffic ecommerce website. VirtualMart provides major ecommerce functionalities which major ecommerce provides by due to Joomla Popularty it adopted by over 269,000 and more online retailers.
VirtueMart provide contact form, helpdesk ticket and community forum support.
13. Jigoshop (WordPress)
Jigoshop is famous WordPress Plugin which provides major ecommerce features in WordPress Platform.
Jigoshop provides community forum support.
Spree is a Ruby on Rails based Open Source eCommerce System, developed by Schofield in 2007. It allow easily configure, modular platform and fully customizable platform.
Spree Commerce provides contact form and commercial support.
Zeuscart is very easy to simple, easy to understand and powerful open source ecommerce platform developed in PHP. It provides major ecommerce feature like Unlimited Store/Product Categories, Store/Product Subcategories, Bulk Image Upload, Custom SEO Tags, Built-in CMS (Content Management System) and Shipping Weight Calculator etc.
Zeuscart provides community forum and contact form support.
AbanteCart is PHP based Open Source System, provide rich ecommerce feature along with responsive mobile friendly frontend and backend.
AbanteCart provides community forum and contact form support.
17. Oscar (Python)
Oscar is Python based domain-driven ecommerce application, provides rich ecommerce features in Python Django Framework.
Oscar provide google group forum and email support on django-oscar[at]googlegroups[dot]com
TomatoCart is ExtJS RIA framework based Open Source Ecommerce system, provides rich ecommerce feature like one-page checkout, Template and module installation, Multilingual, Optimized static URLs, Multi-window operation and Web desktop applications.
TomatoCart have email and commercial support on installation, upgrading, customization.
Best Paid/ License/ Hosted eCommerce Platforms
1. CS Cart
CS Cart is one of the Best License based Rich eCommerce System in PHP provides major ecommerce features which require to run best ecommerce portal. CS Cart have some great features Theme Visual Editor, Layout Manager, Widget mode, Powerful SEO tools, Mini-cart available on all pages, Built-in template editor, Full import and export of product/user/order/language databases in CSV format, Multivendor, Drop shipping, Full product stock control and Wholesale trade etc.
CS Cart provide support on community forum and helpdesk support ticket.
Shopify is fully managed ecommerce system build in Ruby on Rails Framework and Liquid Template Language 2004 by Tobias Lutke. It provides setup online ecommerce platform with rich built-in features in few clicks. As per shopify official website 165,000 plus business power by Shopify.
Shopify provides community forum, email, live chat and phone support on direct helpline no. North America: 1-888-746-7439, United Kingdom: 0800-808-5233, Australia: 03-8400-4750, New Zealand: 07-788-6026, India: 000-800-100-5786, Malaysia: 1800-80-6678, Singapore: 800-181-1121, Indonesia: 007-803-651-0008
Similar shopify, BigCommerce is also provide full managed ecommerce system in PHP with 15 days free trial setup and 100+ features included.
BigCommerce provides live chat, community forum, email and phone support on US/CA: 1-888-699-8911, Australia: 1800 107 862 and International clients: +1-512-758-7588
3dCart is easy to utilize and customize, rich features, search engine friendly and visa PCI-certified hosted ecommerce system. It provides system based on your products with 15 days free trial.
3dCart have good support system on community forum, live chat, email and phone support on 1-800-828-6650
Volusion is one of oldest hosted ecommerce system founded in 1999 provides rich ecommerce features like multi channel selling, cusotmer, product and order management, Advance reporting system, highly customizable, search engine friendly, built-in content management system etc.
Volusion provides live chat, expert support, email and phone support on 1-800-646-3517
PinnacleCart is Hosted eCommerce platform provides A free social media platform, Payment Tokenization, Marketing Tool, PA-DSS Certified PCI Compliant, QR Codes sale support, Easy integration with Facebook app and mobile stores.
PinnacleCart provides community forum, email and phone support on 1-800-506-0398, 1-602-734-0244