The open source sector is growing so rapidly, that experts like Micheal J Skok state that open source is eating up the software world. And it’s been proven, that open source software does make sound business sense. What’s more, open source shopping cart software is fast overcoming many of the myths associated with it, like the one below!
When you decide to run an online store to sell your favorite goods, your mind encounters a plethora of questions. If you are a beginner, you might have to plan several factors like how to clear inventory/ excess stock, how to find resources for products, and so on. And finally, when you have to use an e-commerce site for your business, the biggest question arises- Which platform should I use for my site?
The software that you choose for your e-commerce site will be the foundation for your business and it is advisable to know the various criteria that help you in judging and selecting the best fit for your business.
The business benefits of using Open Source are manifold. Some of these are low costs, supplier portability, more plugins, faster bug fixing, higher customization, top quality and personnel. And when it comes to eCommerce, open source has definitely surged ahead of proprietary shopping cart software. According to Built With, themarket leader for eCommerce sites across categories, is the open source Magento. (Woo Commerce is an eCommerce plugin for WordPress sites.)
So which is the best open source eCommerce software out there? We present a comprehensive rundown of how each of them stacks up against the other, in a head to head comparison over 100 different features! So go on, and checkout the mammoth Magento Community Vs Magento Enterprise Vs Open Cart Vs OS Commerce Vs Zeus Cart Vs Uber Cart infographic!!