Tag Archive

MagentoGO Shutting Down – Now What?

Published on September 30, 2014 By Daniel O.

Well… it was a long time ago, right upon the launch of MagentoGo that we mentioned we were not impressed with their product (Read our Original MagentoGO Review). Now, they are shutting it down to go back to what they do best, focus on their Licensed eCommerce Platform (Magento Enterprise and Magento Community Edition). But […]

Ecwid Review

Published on May 6, 2014 By Daniel O.

In the world of eCommerce, choosing the right eCommerce Platform for you online store is no easy task. With so many options of there, it’s easy to loose track of what each of them have to offer. That’s why today, we present to you, our Ecwid Review. eCommerce Widget or Ecwid for short is exactly […]

How to Add Content Below Nivo Slider – CoreCommerce

Published on June 21, 2013 By Daniel O.

All the files you need to run a slideshow using Nivo Slider come preintegrated in your CoreCommerce store. However, you may be needing to have your Slider on top and your Body content below it. We found a simple tutorial to do this by simply switching the order of the following variables on the Homepage […]

Cart2Cart Shopping Cart Migration Review

Published on January 12, 2013 By Daniel O.

All-in-All: 2 THUMBS UP (Super Time-Saver!)   If you are looking to switch ecommerce platforms for an existing online store; look no further. Cart2Cart is the easy and time-saving choice. Cart2Cart offers an automated, one-click solution to migrate all your products at once. Whether you have 100 products or 1,000 products, save your time and […]

Get a $50,000 Investment

Published on July 23, 2012 By Daniel O.

How would a $50,000 investment change your business? Now Shopify has joined forces with 4 world-class entrepreneurs looking to invest $50,000 each on 4 winners of the Build-A-Business Competition. Mentors: Daymond John (Foudner of FUBU) Tim Ferriss (Author of The 4-hour Workweek) Tina Roth Eisenberg (Owner of Tattly) Eric Ries (author of The Lean Startup). […]

CoreCommerce Updates

Published on July 18, 2012 By Daniel O.

CoreCommerce Online Stores Now Integrate with Google Trusted Stores, CloudFlare Plus, DYMO™ Endicia® and Royal Mail. July software release for America’s premier all-in-one shopping cart creates competitive edge for clients on an international scale. “We are incredibly pleased with this release and excited that integrations with Google Trusted Stores and CloudFlare Plus continue our tradition […]

Shopify 2 (PREVIEW)

Published on June 21, 2012 By Daniel O.

June 2012 marks Shopify’s 6th anniversary. To celebrate the event, Shopify is giving you a preview of Shopify 2. While still a few months away, Shopify 2 is a complete redesign of the store’s backend admin interface. This new system will help you spend less time managing your online store and give you more time […]

CoreCommerce Named as Finalist (2012 American Business Awards)

Published on June 15, 2012 By Daniel O.

Franklin, Tn. – May 18, 2012 – CoreCommerce Software was named a Finalist in the Computer Software, Programming and Design, and E-Commerce Website categories in The 2012 American Business Awards, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award winner in the program. The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards […]

eCommerce is Booming in the U.S.

Published on June 12, 2012 By Daniel O.

Still unsure about moving your operations into the online world? See this infographic by Volusion to help you reconsider:    

QuickView Option in BigCommerce

Published on April 18, 2012 By Daniel O.

The NEW QuickView Option in BigCommerce compares to high-end retailers such as The Home Depot where you can click a “Quick View” button that appears on top of the product image while browsing categories and subcategories. This feature speeds-up product browsing as there is no wait for a new page to load and visitors can […]

Quest to Find The Best Shopping Cart

Published on April 3, 2012 By Daniel O.

Searching for “THE BEST SHOPPING CART” is like searching for “THE BEST CITY IN THE WORLD”. It’s so relative and open to interpretation. We often get asked this simple question: “What’s the best shopping cart?”. And honestly we always answer “Well, it depends”. There are some many variables to every online business that suggesting that […]

Right-handed Left-handed Shopping Carts

Published on April 1, 2012 By Daniel O.

Starting this morning with some really useful reading about Mobile Web Development got me thinking… “Shouldn’t mobile shopping carts be tailored to either right-handed or left-handed users?“. I can tell you that I carry around a large HTC EVO and usually browse the web using my left hand. Following the principle of “one eyeball and […]

Bad Name for a Shopping Cart Platform?

Published on March 28, 2012 By Daniel O.

Now, at ShoppingCartsForWebsites.com we review shopping carts as they come and go, but the name of this cart is actually… how should we put it… BAD. The name of the Shopping Cart is ShoppingCart2011. Does that make sense to anyone? I mean… right from the get go, we are on 2012 and this sounds to […]

What is an Online Shopping Cart?

Published on February 13, 2012 By Daniel O.

An Online Shopping Cart is essentially software that allows merchants to sell products online. Shopping Cart Software integrates with several services that facilitate the order processing of products purchased online. Purchasing or leasing the use of a shopping cart enables you to create an online catalogue of the products you have to offer. You can […]

BigCommerce Support Review

Published on November 8, 2011 By Daniel O.

Support is one of the most important aspects when choosing a Shopping Cart platform for your business. After all, you don’t want to be left alone to figure out every glitch or every feature on your eCommerce platform. Some shopping carts offer limited support based on the Plan you signed up for. Some other shopping […]

Breaking Down The Category Column – BigCommerce

Published on September 29, 2011 By Daniel O.

For some reason there is no built-in option to break down the Main Category Column in BigCommerce. Lets say that you want to break down the Category Column into 2 or 3 Main sections and then show it’s subcategories. Watch the following video:

Pinnacle Cart Review Version 3.7.10

Published on September 23, 2011 By Daniel O.

Today we are reviewing Pinnacle Cart’s latest update with Version 3.7.10 We were glad to see that Pinnacle Cart released this update right on schedule. You can now take Version 3.7.10 for a TEST DRIVE when you open a new Trial Account. First things first… Opening our Trial Account was really simple. Enter your name, […]

Volusion Announces Improved Site Performance Through CDN

Published on September 21, 2011 By Daniel O.

Great news for Volusion’s clients. Volusion has announced today their partnership with Akamai through their CDN which stands for “Content Distribution Network”. Volusion will now mirror all their existing clients’ stores to 95,000 servers across the Globe. How does this impact Performance? Everytime a visitor clicks on a link or types the URL to your store […]

Mobile Shopping and QR Codes

Published on September 15, 2011 By Daniel O.

Many people around the world have realized the opportunity and impact that printed media and QR Codes can have using Mobile Devices such as smart phones, PDA’s, tablets and more, but few have really thought of the possibility of shopping right from the Mobile Device using QR Codes. Most QR Codes will only lead you […]

Top Shopping Carts for QR Codes

Published on September 15, 2011 By Daniel O.

The following Shopping Carts have been evaluated to work best when using QR Codes on printed marketing materials. WHY? Because these shopping carts give you access to the “ADD TO CART” link which can be utilized to create highly targeted QR Codes and have customers add products to their shopping cart eliminating the middle step […]

3dCart and QR Codes

Published on September 15, 2011 By Daniel O.

Learn how to create ADD TO CART QR Codes with 3dCart. This is the BEST way to promote your products on printed materials. Cut steps from the Checkout Process by having the products added to your visitor’s cart right from the start. Shop directly from a printed magazine, flyer, or catalogue! Watch the following video:   The […]

Volusion and QR Codes

Published on September 15, 2011 By Daniel O.

Learn how to create ADD TO CART QR Codes with Volusion. This is the BEST way to promote your products on printed materials. Cut steps from the Checkout Process by having the products added to your visitor’s cart right from the start. Shop directly from a printed magazine, flyer, or catalogue! Watch the following video: The Volusion […]

BigCommerce and QR Codes

Published on September 15, 2011 By Daniel O.

Learn how to create ADD TO CART QR Codes with BigCommerce. This is the BEST way to promote your products on printed materials. Cut steps from the Checkout Process by having the products added to your visitor’s cart right from the start. Shop directly from a printed magazine, flyer, or catalogue! Watch the following video: The BigCommerce […]

Affiliate Marketing for BigCommerce Stores

Published on September 14, 2011 By Daniel O.

Many of you have now realized the power behind affiliate marketing for your own online stores. People blogging about your products and sending you highly targeted traffic is the most important factor when producing leads that can have a higher conversion rate. Can I use Affiliate Marketing on my BigCommerce Store? The answer is YES. […]

HOW to sell online

Published on August 25, 2011 By Daniel O.

Now, here is where most people get stuck or start to get anxious and thinking that selling online is too difficult. Well, let me put it this way; selling online is WAY EASY and we will show you how to make it easy for you too. Assuming you have read our previous articles on this […]

BigCommerce Steps Up Its SEO Features

Published on August 9, 2011 By Daniel O.

With the introduction of Version 7.1 BigCommerce has stepped up its Search Engine Optimization features. Now you have the ability to choose custom URLs for Product pages, Stand Alone pages, Categories, and News Items. You can choose your default Settings from your Control Panel or edit your URLs as you go. 301 Redirects are automatically […]

3dCart Version 4 – Released

Published on July 13, 2011 By Daniel O.

The well anticipated version 4 of 3dCart has finally been released. With many new features such as Group Deals, Daily Deals, Make an Offer bid system, Groupon and Living Social integration, among others; it is sure to provide you with a great eCommerce platform in which you can build a successful online business. 3dCart has […]

Hosted Shopping Carts – Top 10

Published on July 8, 2011 By Daniel O.

The FASTEST way to start selling online is by using a Hosted Shopping Cart. Hosted shopping carts allow you to either use your own domain name or use a generic url provided by the platform. Hosted shopping carts have a monthly fee but they are very affordable; we are talking about somewhere around $24.00 USD […]

We Help You Find THE RIGHT Shopping Cart!

Published on June 28, 2011 By Daniel O.

Let’s face it; there are too many options out there. Many of them offer free trials which is a great way to test them without spending a dime, but it is hard to find the time to test several of them. This is why we have rolled out our new Personal Shopper Service. Now you […]

Best Blog for BigCommerce Stores

Published on June 27, 2011 By Daniel O.

Integrating a Blog with your BigCommerce store is the best way to add unique content to your website and attract more traffic. And here is why Blogger and BigCommerce make the perfect match As we all know there is only one option for integrating a blog into BigCommerce and that is using a subdomain. We […]

Magento GO Review

Published on June 24, 2011 By Daniel O.

Today we review the recently released Magento GO platform. It was early 2011 when the popular shopping cart platform Magento came out with their Hosted version called “Magento GO”. Magento has been huge for several years and gained a lot of traffic and users worldwide based on their Community edition. For several years Magento has […]

Selling on Facebook – Shopping Cart Integration

Published on June 21, 2011 By Daniel O.

As you all know, Facebook is an excellent place to make your products known to the world. There are a few shopping carts that will easily integrate with Facebook and allow you to showcase your products on the Social Network. Here is a list of these shopping carts:    

3dCart Review

Published on June 16, 2011 By Daniel O.

Today we spent time going over 3dCart’s shopping cart platform and we now want to share it with all of you. If you are looking for a secure and reliable shopping cart for your website, make sure to consider 3dCart. 3dCart offers a 15 Day Free Trial with no credit card required. This review covers […]

Subfolder Vs Subdomain for your Blog

Published on June 8, 2011 By Daniel O.

There has been a long debate between Search Engine Optimizers about whether if it is best to integrate a blog with your online store as a Subfolder (ej. www.domainname.com/blog) or as a Subdomain (ej. blog.domainname.com). Many claimed that a Subfolder is best because then it is part of your same domain or site and a […]

BigCommerce 7 Upgrade Frozen Temporarily

Published on May 16, 2011 By Daniel O.

Affecting ONLY BigCommerce 6 users. BigCommerce decided to temporarily pause software upgrades to existing BigCommerce 6 users. They found that some stores had their inventory levels wiped out after the upgrade to Version 7. This problem did not affect ALL customers but it did make some red flags come up and the people from BigCommerce […]

New Comprehensive Shopping Cart List

Published on April 6, 2011 By Daniel O.

Because at ShoppingCartsForWebsites.com we are all about saving you time; we have now added a new Shopping Cart List to our Home Page. Today it lists 14 of the most popular shopping carts and we are looking to expand that list to not only Hosted Shopping Carts but also Licensed Shopping Carts as well as […]

BigCommerce 7 – Release Announcement

Published on March 14, 2011 By Daniel O.

It’s been less than 24 hours since BigCommerce announced that BigCommerce 7 is ready to be released. It’s major enhancement will be on “Product Options“, previously known as “Product Variations”. With a completely redesigned step process system; the new Product Options will allow for greater customization and tracking of your products. Product Options Enhancements: Specific […]

CoreCommerce Review + Coupon

Published on March 12, 2011 By Daniel O.

CoreCommerce is a Hosted Shopping Cart Platform with plans starting at $19.99 / month. It is owned by a company called Sum Effect Software. They took the licensed version of DigiShop Pro that used to be sold for $799 and created a Software As A Service (SAAS) product that would allow small to medium sized […]

The Good – BigCommerce Reviews

Published on January 25, 2011 By Daniel O.

Have you had a GOOD experience while using the BigCommerce Shopping Cart? Please use this space to share your true and honest reviews about the POSITIVE things that BigCommerce has to offer. Users from around the world are encouraged to share their experience. Important information to share with other users may include: Your name. Your […]

The Bad – BigCommerce Reviews

Published on January 25, 2011 By Daniel O.

Have you had a BAD experience while using the BigCommerce Shopping Cart? Please use this space to share your true and honest reviews about the NEGATIVE things while using BigCommerce. Users from around the world are encouraged to share their experience. Important information to share with other users may include: Your name. Your store’s URL. […]

Avoiding 15 Minute Log Out in BigCommerce

Published on December 8, 2010 By Daniel O.

Since I work in BigCommerce most of the day I find it irritating that now there is a 15 minute inactivity log out. It may very well be for PCI compliance and security purposes but it sure is annoying. This post relates to working on the Source Code on a separate tab under “Browse Template […]

BigCommerce Version 6 Review

Published on August 21, 2010 By Daniel O.

It has been a couple weeks now since the release of BigCommerce Version 6. People from all over the world had been waiting eagerly for this update and I was one of them. I have been lucky to be able to work on the previous 5.6 version and the version 6 at the same time […]

A lot going on this weekend!

Published on August 19, 2010 By Daniel O.

(Originally posted on 7/25/2010) WOW! You wouldn’t believe how busy I was this weekend! Starting with Friday morning I called Volusion and Network Solutions (2 of the Top 10 Shopping Carts of 2010). I am going to be setting up trial stores to learn more about their features and be able to provide my customers […]