eCommerce is now one of the most important applications of internet. In the last few years a whole new world started in eCommerce. There are many eCommerce CMS are available in the market both freeware as well as commercial such as osCommerce, Zen Cart, Virtuemart, Magento, Xcart, PrestaShop, Ubercart, Product Cart etc. Also there is a list of eCommerce plug-ins for some generic CMS like Joomla, WordPress, Drupal, etc.
A good online store has the following features:

  • Full product catalogs
  • Shopping cart and checkout system
  • SSL secure layers for ordering process
  • Multiple payment options
  • Multiple shipping Options
  • Order management and fulfillment
  • Inventory management
  • Customer Service
  • Marketing Promotions and Tools such as Discount Coupons, Promotions, Specials, Sales, etc
  • Multi Currency Support
  • Multilingual Support Read the rest of this entry »