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Zen Cart or Os commerce? i need templates too

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by ineedmoney1, Jan 11, 2009.

  1. ineedmoney1

    ineedmoney1 Power Member

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    opening another online store, and i need a shopping cart solution. I am fairly familiar with zen cart, and would like to stick with zen cart but i need some nice templates, i cant seem to find ant nice zencart templates that i don't have to pay for (i searched the downloads section and there is no zen templates there).

    On the otherhand os commerce seems to be more popular, has more template available for free, but i hear its a bit complicated to use and i dont have any experiece with os commerce.

    My goal is to have a really nice website with a shopping cart that i can sell products and downloadable content on. I don't want to pay for the template or the shopping cart if i don't have too. should be paypal, google checkout, and authorize.net compatible, or have a free module available that can make it compatible.

    Is there any other options available or does anyone know where i can find ALL of the template monster zencart templates, i tried searching google for the torrents and no luck. Is there any other options available or is there a program that i can use to modify and create my own template for zen cart?
     
  2. trophaeum

    trophaeum Senior Member

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    correct me if im wrong, zen is based on osc, osc is old and showing its age, out of the 2 afaik the code for zen is better
     
  3. simo

    simo Junior Member

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    pick a templatemonster template for zencart then go search for the way to get templatemonster tempates for free here somewhere (sorry cant remeber the exact thread)
     
  4. tfreddy

    tfreddy Newbie

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    oscommerce has many many more templates available... zen is cooler "straight out of the box" but oscommerce has a lot more addons and some very useful ones at that...zen is overall harder to modify and find resources for.

    if you wanted to get the easiest without as much work though I would choose zen.... I use os for everything myself though.
     
  5. xsubodh

    xsubodh Junior Member

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    Zen gets the best voting from me from functionality as well as theme wise, you can find really cool themes for zen, although market is saturated with oscommerce themes, however if you are like me, looking for great features in your website then I ll suggest you go with zen
     
  6. snowm

    snowm Registered Member

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    oscommerce is sort of outdated now, i'd go for zencart, lot's of templates, plugins and payment gateway interfaces.
     
  7. kaizersuzi

    kaizersuzi Junior Member

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    Here are 2 of them:

    Don't need to pay. a thanks will do:D
     
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    stylesb Regular Member

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    Can you re-upload the TM 13271 template? The link seems to not be found.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  9. excaflowne

    excaflowne Junior Member

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    yeah it needs password too .. :(