There are thousands of Open source, Paid, and SAAS based shopping cart software’s available online. If you are a newbie to online arena, decided to start your online business and don’t have a practical knowledge about coding websites this article can help you choose an appropriate platform for you business.
In order to build your foundation let’s take a look at different programming languages first on which these ecommerce shopping carts are developed.
is an open source, server side scripting language which appeared in 1995 used majorly for website development. A benefit of using PHP language is it runs on web server and you can create a website even using notepad if you know how to write HTML code. Furthermore since PHP is freeware you can find million of free scripts on Google.
is a language by Microsoft that is majorly used to create dynamic and interactive web applications that basically runs & debug on server side before it appears on user browser and most of the software’s and module are not free. If you are just starting your business and don’t have a lot of requirements we will not recommend ASP.net.
is a language by Sun Microsystems that helps developers to create dynamic web pages based on HTML, XML or other document types. JSP is similar to PHP but it uses Java programming language structure.
We will not get into language comparison today and will get straight to bowling crease. In our opinion if you are about to start your new ecommerce website and looking for a powerful shopping cart solution we will recommend you to use Prestashop which comes with built in 275+ features. The best thing about Prestashop is, it is freeware and there are thousands of modules available online at a nominal price.
There are two easy ways for ecommerce website development in Prestashop shopping cart. If you are really low on budget and don’t afford more than $100 get a readymade Prestashop ecommerce website from templatemonster but if you are looking for a bespoke ecommerce website designer who can assist you with the design and development of your website contact Web Creation today for a free ecommerce website design quote.