eCommerce - Shop Systems at a glance: Open Source Shop Solutions


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Open-source shop systems are in vogue, because they are on the one hand cost-effective, but on the other hand also offer comprehensive functions and - at least for beginners - are easily adaptable. An overview of the most popular offers:

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The principle of open source

Behind the term “open source” is the principle of the published, freely available source code. Developers distribute their programs without license fees; everyone can expand and improve them.

In forums and newsgroups, adjustments are discussed and users receive help. Sometimes there is support or installation services for a fee. The open source has long since outgrown the amateur and hobbyist concept: professional shops such as Amoonìc consciously rely on open source.

Open Source is not always free

osCommerce (short for open-source commerce) and xtCommerce are the best-known representatives of their kind - but by no means the only ones. If you are looking for a solution with other focuses, if osCommerce seems too oversized or if you just want to compare, you should look at the systems in the overview table below.

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And note: open source does not mean in any case and always completely free. Sometimes you only get the latest program package if you buy one year of commercial support, such as at http://www.xt-commerce.com

Overview: The most important open source providers in eCommerce

Software URLFeatures / FunctionsLicense / features
oscommerce oscommerce.comComprehensive shop system with many extensions, international users, very active forums, commercial templates availableGPL / German forum at http: /forums.oscommerce.de/
XtCommerce xt-commerce.comComprehensive system with many options, well adapted to German conditions, lively community, easy-to-use template systemGPL / download from the developer site only against one year support contract (98 €) possible
Magento http://www.magentocommerce.comConfiguration via XML files for adaptation in the back as well as in the front end, German language version availableOpen Software License version 3.0. / german forum
ZenCart zen-cart.comComprehensive system with many additional features, German language version availableGPL / German forum at zen-cart.at
PHPShop code.google.com/p/phpshop/Easy integration with HTML editor Dreamweaver, CSS templatesGPL / forum and documentation only in English
CpCommerce cpcommerce. cpradio.orgVery easy to customize due to template system optics, tailored to US conditionsGPL / forum and documentation only in English
Opencart opencart.comOnly a few templates and contributions tailored to British standardsGPL / forum and documentation only in English
FWP Shop fwpshop.orgProfessional appearing shop system only in German language, well documented and supervised forumInstallation and additional services possible for a fee
PHPeppershop phpeppershop.comextensive system, layout management, for more experienced userscurrent versions for purchase (from 165 €), older free under GPL
Laaser Shop http://www.laaser.netgraphically simple, easily adaptable by professionals, no customer administration or article importGPL / small support forum
Gambio http://www.gambio.deBased on xtCommerce developed, rental solution possibleDownload only against one-year support contract (149 €) possible
edge Store http://www.randshop.comWell equipped, easy to use base system, active forum, support paidVisible copyright notice / many modules for an additional fee


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