Top Open Source E- Commerce Platforms For Business Organizations (Part 2)Posted by Joe / August 28th, 2015 / No responses
In the earlier part of this article, we have explained about some of the most common and widely popular e- commerce platforms namely Magento Community Edition, PrestaShop and OpenCart. For the people who are bored with this much familiar names and want some other e- commerce platform for their business organization should give attention towards these platforms. Here are some of the other popular e- commerce platforms that are making right noises because of their excellent features and functionalities.
- Zen Cart- Zen Cart is one of the most popular e- commerce platform that is based on the PHP language. The organization came into existence when it separated from osCommerce code in 2003 with its own template focused e- commerce based plugin. It is widely popular in the e- commerce market due to the availability of more than 1,800 add-ons in various other 16 categories. It has a large support community with members ranging from more than 150,000 along with 200,000 threads.
- Spree Commerce- It is one of the important e- commerce platform that is written in Ruby on Rails. It is easy to make any desired changes, configuration, replacement or supplement any functionality according to your needs due to its modular platform. It has a large number of foreign clients whose numbers are as large as 45,000 and are located around the world. Spree Commerce platform has its translation in more than 30 languages and has global customers like Chipotle.
- Drupal Commerce- It is an e- commerce platform which is developed by Commerce Guys and is based on the Drupal Content Management System (CMS). Some of the features provided by the Drupal Commerce platform are complete product management and administration system, shopping cart functionality, multi- lingual support, muti- currency facility and an effective checkout form. It supports a number of third party extensions for payment gateways, accounting based services, social networking facility and other such functions. Moreover, to the delight of the numerous customers, this platform also provides technical support services through its parent company, Commerce Guys.
- OsCommerce- It is one of the first open source e- commerce platform that is widely used across the globe. In order to help its large customer base, the platform provides more than 7,000 free add-ons for customizing an e- commerce site. The platform supports as much as 13,000 registered sites. It has a large community of support members whose number is as much as 280,000 and has provided 1.5 million forum postings to the numerous customers around the world. Further, community members can easily interact with each other through the facility of Live Chat room.
These are some of the e- commerce based platforms that has large number of plugin for different business organizations around the world. If you are not much satisfied with this list, do wait for information about some other e- commerce platforms in the last and final part of this article series- Top Open source E- commerce platforms for business organizations (Part 3).