1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Best platform/script for an e-commerce site?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by redmoon, Sep 4, 2014.

  1. redmoon

    redmoon Regular Member

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2009
    Messages:
    245
    Likes Received:
    73
    I was starting an e-commerce site & wanted to know which cms or script was the best to use. I was looking for something that was...

    1. Easy to customize and update.
    2. Automatically keeps track of inventory after sales.
    3. Has built in S.E.O. features.
    4. Secure and not easily compromised.

    Do any of you know of a WP or Joomla theme, or a certain php script with those features? Thanks.
     
  2. goooral

    goooral Newbie

    Joined:
    Jan 27, 2012
    Messages:
    42
    Likes Received:
    31
    Occupation:
    SEO expert
    Home Page:
    I would go with Magento. I think it is most popular, there are many themes available and I would say that it will be quite easy to find a Magento Developer
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 1
  3. BacklinksAce

    BacklinksAce Registered Member

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2014
    Messages:
    78
    Likes Received:
    11
    Location:
    UK
    Home Page:
    Go for a theme that uses WooCommerce - I've found it to be a robust plugin, plus it's free ;)
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 1
  4. Gambling Attack

    Gambling Attack Junior Member

    Joined:
    Apr 2, 2014
    Messages:
    104
    Likes Received:
    6
    Occupation:
    Affiliate Manager
    Home Page:
    Magento and WooCommerce are great options.
    But it all depends on what kind of ecommerce site you are planning.
    Magento is much more universal, but for small shop WooCommerce is good enough.
     
    • Thanks Thanks x 1
  5. redmoon

    redmoon Regular Member

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2009
    Messages:
    245
    Likes Received:
    73
    I was looking for something that was easy to scale and handle a large amount of inventory well so out of stock items won't get sold. Would you suggest Magneto for something like that? The site would start small but I'm thinking big long term.
     
  6. indianbill007

    indianbill007 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Joined:
    Jan 8, 2010
    Messages:
    4,813
    Likes Received:
    4,051
    Occupation:
    Making Money when the world is sleeping
    Location:
    Menlo Park - Next to Zuck
  7. nameless7

    nameless7 Regular Member

    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2014
    Messages:
    302
    Likes Received:
    28
    Magneto is one of the best, but i don't like its interface imo
    But it's scalable and has a mobile version
     
  8. Zekie

    Zekie Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2014
    Messages:
    265
    Likes Received:
    75
    Occupation:
    Web & Software Developer
    Location:
    Detroit
    I agree with everyone here, Magento is a good choice. You can run hundreds of thousands of products.

    I setup a site for a company using Joomla and Magento, there's a plugin called Magebridge by Yireo that enables you to use them together. You get the advantages of Joomla with a great cart in Magento but it's VERY in depth and if you don't have an actual budget and business plan that includes IT I wouldn't recommend it, but if you do it's a GREAT setup.

    Peace,
    Z