PHP scripts that allow you to create a professional online store, online marketplace or classifieds marketplace.
E-commerce systems are software programs designed for selling products or services over the Internet.
E-commerce has become a very important industry with millions of customers worldwide.
Nowadays, more and more people are shopping online. There are almost as many different software products on the market. Almost du each business model can be used partly free e-commerce systems. Among them are complex systems such as the Magento store or simple online store such as WooCommerce. These systems are usually operated on their own servers (self-hosted).
Magento is the world's leading open source e-commerce platform for businesses. It is extremely powerful and customizable and is one of the best choices if you want to create your own e-commerce system.
WooCommerce is a free WordPress plugin that allows you to create your online store very easily. It is a very popular choice and is easy to set up.
If you do not want to deal with self-hosted solutions, you will find many providers on the Internet that offer ready-made store solutions. One of the best known is Shopify.
Shopify is a free e-commerce platform that provides you with a simple online store. Shopify offers merchants a robust set of tools and features that make running an online store much easier. The main advantage of Shopify is its intuitive user interface. It is extremely easy to use and set up an online store. However, you don't have flexibility in all areas and have to accept certain sacrifices.
In addition to the classic online stores, there are also trading platforms on which several traders/sellers can jointly post and sell offers. Comparable with the amazon or ebay trading platforms.
One of the most popular marketplace software is ebiz-trader. This is characterized by a huge range of functions and numerous plugins. The software can be configured for many different business models.