Electronic Commerce, commonly known as e-commerce, is a type of industry where buying and selling of product or service is conducted over electronic systems such as the Internet and other computer networks
Electronic Commerce, commonly known as e-commerce, is a type of industry where buying and selling of product or service is conducted over electronic systems such as the Internet and other computer networks.
Electronic Commerce draws on technologies such as mobile commerce, electronic funds transfer, supply chain management, Internet marketing, online transaction processing, electronic data interchange (EDI), inventory management systems, and automated data collection systems. Modern electronic commerce typically uses the World Wide Web at least at one point in the transaction's life-cycle, although it may encompass a wider range of technologies such as e-mail, mobile devices social media, and telephones as well.>
Magento is an open source e-commerce web application that was launched on March 31, 2008 under the name Bento. It was developed by Varien (now Magento, a division of eBay) with help from the programmers within the open source community but is now owned solely by eBay Inc.
Magento was built using parts of the Zend Framework. It uses the entity-attribute-value (EAV) database model to store data.
In November 2013, W3Techs estimated that Magento was used by 0.9% of all websites>
OsCommerce is the most comprehensive and popular Open Source Shopping Cart System in existence. It has an extensive feature list and is one of the most flexible shopping cart solutions. It has a wide range of customization options for the e-commerce website owner.
osCommerce is a powerful open source solution to your ecommerce or shopping cart needs. osCommerce is free, easy, fully functional "out of the box", and setting up and maintaining a store is simple and efficient.
osCommerce is a PHP/MySQL Based Catalog and shopping cart application that can either be directly integrated into an existing website - or a website can be built around osCommerce as a base.>
VirtueMart is a Complete ecommerce Solution. It must be used together with the Content Management System Joomla.
Both are released under the GNU General Public License, which means by the end, they are free for download and use. Joomla and VirtueMart are written in PHP and made for easy use in a PHP / MySQL environment. All you need is to download the latest Joomla distribution from www.joomla.org and the VirtueMart package from this site. Joomla provides the Core System and the Framework, which VirtueMart can use.
So you can easily use a complete Shopping Cart Solution within your own dynamic Website ("Portal"), together with many other Plug-Ins, called Components and Modules, like Forums, FAQ, Guestbooks, Galleries.>
Zen Cart is an Online Store Management System. It is PHP-based, using a MySQL database and HTML components.
Support is provided for numerous languages and currencies, and it is freely available under the GNU General Public License.>