WEB Good shopping cart solution for small site?

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  1. MrBrotato

    MrBrotato New Member

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    Small site, probably under 30 products. Products are unique and always changing. This is for an artist who sells t-shirts as well as all kinds of art from sculptures to paintings. The interface needs to be user-friendly so he can manage it.

    I am looking for suggestions on a shopping cart solution that is relatively easy to theme and customize (I'm very familiar with Drupal themeing and templates)... I've never dealt with a shopping cart system and it seems like in the last couple years all the major names have shifted, so I appreciate any tips or advice on software to check out.


    Also, I may be designing this myself with the help of the artist, but if any freelancers on here would share their folio/contact info, it may come in handy, I'm not sure yet. Thanks.
     
  2. Major Tom

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    If you're familiar with Drupal, you could always use the ecommerce module.
     
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    I was considering that or Ubercart module, but I don't know if there is maybe a better solution out there.
     
  4. kingtoad

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    Yes, Ubercart is better than the ecommerce module. It's pretty well written, flexible, and there's good documentation across the interwebs.

    For a site that small though, there is actually a shopping cart solution that's hosted with the company that builds the shopping cart Pretty flexible and easy to integrate. You will have a monthly fee, but I think it'll be better for what you're trying to do. I'm sorry I cannot recall the name. Do some googling.
     
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    ablecommerce is expensive but easy to use.

    also vtiger is open source and i have seen easy back ends.
     
  6. kingtoad

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    I wrote my own just for the hell of it.

    50% homegrown javascript, 40% jquery, 10% asp.net ajax controls, 4% server code, 9% perspiration.
     
  9. kingtoad

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    50% of your shopping cart relies on JavaScript?

    :coolugh:
     
  10. MrBrotato

    MrBrotato New Member

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    That is pretty sweet.
     
  11. Major Tom

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    Yeah I meant the Ubercart module, that's the one I always use for smaller sites. I didn't actually realise there was a module called "ecommerce", I just assumed everyone use ubercart :o
     
  12. Major Tom

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    That's awesome.
     
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    very cool!
     
  14. nastypoker4

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    If you want free use oscommerce and you can customise to fuck. Shit with the basic package but if you know php the world is your oyster
     

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