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recommend me an e-commerce shopping cart

Discussion in 'HTML, Graphics & Programming' started by Slinkie, 18 Sep 2009.

  1. Slinkie

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 21 Oct 2002

    Posts: 1,679

    Location: UK

    Hi folks,

    I am setting up small business to run along side my 9-5. I am looking for a shopping cart to set up on my web hosting. I currently have zen cart installed and am just getting used to configuring it. However, I want to know what the best cart is. I don't mind spending any money on it (no more than £250) and would like it to be easy to customise etc

    I do know HTML and CSS etc I just have no experience of carts etc

    What can you recommend?
  2. MikeHunt79


    Joined: 4 Jan 2004

    Posts: 20,833

    Location: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

  3. Gimpymoo


    Joined: 31 May 2005

    Posts: 15,204

    Location: Nottingham

  4. trefaes


    Joined: 26 Dec 2006

    Posts: 42

    Drupal with Ubercart is pretty powerful.
  5. PhillyDee


    Joined: 12 Feb 2007

    Posts: 14,169

    Location: South Shields

    Im using ZenCart, its basic 'out of the box' so to speak, but with addons its very powerful indeed! Dont bother with Google Checkout, the module is pants. Can only do zone shipping, so any weights is pointless. And its no good if you live anywhere bar america.
  6. Izi


    Joined: 9 Dec 2007

    Posts: 2,718

  7. Slime101


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 12,841

    Location: Lost!


    I used to use oscommerce and its got more holes in it than a sieve!
  8. Apex


    Joined: 12 Feb 2006

    Posts: 12,308

    Location: Surrey

    subscribing to this thread as i'm looking for the same sort of thing to add on to my site. do you have to pay to have them or is there a free way i can use it, test it and see if i like it then when i decide to officially use it on my site then pay for it? or is there free alternatives any way that i don't have to ever pay for?
  9. gord


    Joined: 18 Oct 2003

    Posts: 19,332

    Location: Midlands

    I can recommend Interspire's product. Give them a Google, but you do have to pay.
  10. SDChargers


    Joined: 19 Sep 2009

    Posts: 68

    Location: Lurgan

  11. deano_deano


    Joined: 18 Nov 2007

    Posts: 106

    We've moved from Actinic to Cubecart. Haven't gone live yet but can't really fault it too much so far.
  12. jack21


    Joined: 19 Mar 2007

    Posts: 87

    Last edited: 21 Sep 2009