Online shops and ways of their creating

10 February 2019

Nowadays in time of the Internet technologies, Internet-shops become more popular. Thanks to Internet-shops employers may increase the number of products, expand the geographical sphere and save money on rent.

There are some pros and cons of Internet-shops. Main advantages of it are:

  • Flexibility in the planning time, mobility and personal responsibility
  • A small budget for opening an online shop
  • Simple taxation
  • High business startup speed
  • Unlimited number of items

Main disadvantages of it are:

  • The need to master the site administration 
  • High competition
  • Payment system commissions
  • Cooperation with delivery services
  • Disputes with customers

There are some tools for online shops creating.

WooCommerce is a free plugin on WordPress, which can help you create an online shop. WooCommerce is one of the most popular plugins and more than 40% Internet-sops are made thanks to WooCommerce. The main advantages of WooCommerce are:

  • Free
  • Easy installation
  • A full-fledged powerful online store on WordPress - after installation, it is already ready to sell, you can even not install anything else.
  • The clear, user-friendly admin interface
  • The ability to add an unlimited number of products and product categories
  • Many plug-ins - paid and free.
  • A large number of templates (designs), both paid and free
  • Built in several payment gateways ready for use
  • Several different delivery methods are built in with support for a delivery calculator, flexible setting of shipping costs
  • The ability to create and apply discounts on coupons (promotional codes) on the website both for all products and for selected ones
  • Built in a convenient analytics system
  • Embedded marketing elements
  • A personal account of the buyer
  • Customer reviews for products
  • Automated email notification of new orders
  • Inventory accounting of goods and notification by email of a low level
  • Setting taxes at country rates
  • Separation of user rights -
  • SEO optimization
  • Usability
  • Integration with external services

One more way to create Online shop is OpenCart. It is a unique open source system that allows you to participate in e-commerce cost-effective. Also, it is free to use.

The main advantages of OpenCart are:

  • Supports an unlimited number of products, categories, customers, and deals
  • Supports multiple languages and currencies
  • Tax rate support
  • It has three types of reports: a sales report, viewed products, purchased goods
  • The platform allows you to customize different groups of customers and specify different prices for each of them
  • Pre-defined patterns and designs to choose from
  • Ability to pay using various methods, such as PayPal, credit cards, etc.
  • OpenCart is search engine friendly
  • OpenCart is characterized by automatic image resizing for a more comfortable display of goods without the involvement of a specialist
  •  OpenCart developers provide free updates

Everyone knows such famous brands as Burger King, Tiffani & Co, Swarovski, Lenovo, Nestle, Bvlgari, Gucci, and Huawei. Their online shops were made thanks to Magento. Magento is a platform for creating online shops. There are two major Magento releases: Magento Community Edition (CE), which is available for free, and Magento Enterprise Edition (EE), which is designed for large enterprises and costs from $ 18,000 / year.

The main advantages of Magento are:

  • Flexibility
  • A wide range of marketing abilities
  • SEO-friendly
  • Easy in use admin panel and directory management
  • Reporting
  • Ready templates
  • Security
  • World Brand Trust

Our company have professional developers, who work with these systems and can create for you high-quality online shop.