6 Open Source Ecommerce Shopping Carts

Thursday May 19th 2011 by Matt Jackson
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You don’t have to spend a bundle to get a good ecommerce shopping cart. We look at six open source carts that offer loads of customizable features.

A shopping cart is pretty much the heart and soul of any ecommerce business. You want one that gets it right the first time. And while it's vital that your shopping cart software includes the features and functionality that you need, you don’t want to spend any more than you have to – especially if you’re just starting out.

Fortunately, open source software offers an economical, reliable and efficient alternative to commercial ecommerce shopping carts. If you're starting an online retail business or are ready to add ecommerce capability to your website, check out these six free, open source ecommerce shopping carts.


Open source shopping cart software is a big deal for a new merchant (or online retailer). One of the most alarming factors when starting your online retail business is the cost associated with commercial and proprietary shopping cart software.

Read the complete article: 6 Free Open Source Shopping Cart Software Options

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