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Ecwid - E-Commerce Widget - NBardales - 08-25-2011 11:54 AM

Hello again!

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I was browsing around the other day, looking for an useful alternative to the e-commerce addon on the Concrete5 Marketplace (which I don't have the money to buy)... Anyway, in that browsing I found Ecwid.

3 Things that really got my attention:
1. Full integration with Paypal and Google Checkout
2. You can integrate it with your website's membership system (API)
3. It's embeddable, you just have to copy and paste the HTML

I'll just let you know what it's about.

Ready for a new breed of shopping cart software?
Ecwid offers the performance and flexibility you need, with none of the hassles you don't.
*Works with your existing site
*Takes less than 5 minutes to set up
*Web, Facebook and mobile devices

Shopping Experience
- Lightning fast AJAX interface
- Full drag-and-drop support
- Products already in cart are marked in product list, making shopping easier
- Real-time shipping estimates based on customer IP
- Customer can create profile or checkout without creating profile (configurable)
- Address book for customers with profiles

Catalog Management
- Lighting fast AJAX interface
- Full drag-and-drop support
- Product options
- Egoods
- Inventory tracking
- Image gallery
- WYSIWYG editor for HTML product descriptions
- Automatic thumbnail generation with image sharpening
- Unlimited categories and subcategories
- Product can be in more than one category

Shipping & Tax
- Configurable Shipping/Tax zones and rules
- Realtime shipping quotes for UPS, USPS, DHL, FedEx and Australia Post
- Realtime shipment tracking

Design, Integration & Architecture
- Integrates with your existing site in two minutes
- Product Browser, Product Search, Minicart and Categories widgets that can be placed anywhere within your site
- Does not require software installation
- Preset and customizable CSS design schemes
- Categories widget can be horizontal and vertical
- Ecwid can handle product catalog and navigation and render it at your site
- Ecwid can generate “Add to cart” links if you want to have custom pages for your products
- SSL encryption for sensible data transfers
- Seamless upgrades
- Dedicated plain HTML version for mobile devices and SEO purposes

- Customizable e-mail notifications
- Order history for customers and administrator
- Track payment and shipping status
- Invoice printing
- Support for PayPal, Google Checkout, Authorize.NET and 2CheckOut
- Configurable min/max order amount limits

Data Management
- CSV export for order, product and customer data
- CSV import for product data
- Configurable measurement units, date/time formats and currency symbol.

And a Video Tutorial

Ecwid - E-Commerce Widget - Geek Cohen - 08-25-2011 05:16 PM

Fantastic! I need to setup a Online Shop for my Dad's business and this will be PERFECT!

Thank you for sharing, saved me doing some research Tongue

Ecwid - E-Commerce Widget - NBardales - 08-25-2011 06:37 PM

(08-25-2011 05:16 PM)Geek Cohen Wrote:  Fantastic! I need to setup a Online Shop for my Dad's business and this will be PERFECT!

Thank you for sharing, saved me doing some research Tongue

No problem Cohen, I'm glad it's useful for you... I reviewed on Base93 too... Hope to be able to add more detailed tutorials further ahead.