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Q: Pre-Built or Self Making E-Commerce Shopping Programs ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: Pre-Built or Self Making E-Commerce Shopping Programs
Category: Computers > Software
Asked by: ultramoo-ga
List Price: $25.00
Posted: 08 Oct 2004 14:29 PDT
Expires: 07 Nov 2004 13:29 PST
Question ID: 412233
I'm looking for e-commerce shopping programs such as

They don't have to be free. (hopefully something easier then oscommerce)

Just want to know a list of other quality self e-commerce building
sites before I get stuck onto oscommerce.

Subject: Re: Pre-Built or Self Making E-Commerce Shopping Programs
Answered By: larre-ga on 08 Oct 2004 15:53 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Thanks for asking!

I've located the following alternatives to osCommerce. 

eCommerce Shopping Cart Scripts

Commerce.cgi | (Perl)
Commerce.cgi is a full shopping cart system complete with a browser
based store manager for adding, editing, and deleting products from
inventory. Pages are dynamically created from a flat file database. It
also includes support for a wide selection of online credit card
processors, or you can choose offline order processing. GNU license.

Fishcart |
FishCart, in use since January 1998, is a proven Open Source
e-commerce system for products, services, online payment and online
donation management. Written in PHP4, FishCart® has been tested on
Windows NT, Linux, and various Unix platforms. FishCart presently
supports the MySQL, PostgreSQL, Solid, Oracle and MSSQL.

PHP Shop Project | (PHP)
phpShop is a free PHP-based e-commerce application developed by
Edikon. phpShop allows you to setup an online store and manage all
aspects of your online business by using a web browser.

phpShop was designed as a tool to offer easy customization and a
standardized platform for development of e-commerce applications. Its
use of open source technologies allows for cross platform deployment
using any operating system that support PHP.

Shop-Script FREE software is multi database compatible. It
successfully works with MySQL, MS SQL Server and Interbase. The
software supports basic features such as ordering system, products
catalog, etc.

Original PerlShop | (PERL)
PerlShop e-commerce script - it includes updates, hacks, and fixes for
the script, as well as support resources.

Shopable |   (Javascript)
Shopable is a fully featured online shopping cart, perfect for small
businesses and individuals who want to sell their products quickly and
cheaply. It runs entirely on the client, and is very easy to
configure. Best of all, it looks nice and it's free! It also has a
plethora of useful features and an extensive manual. It's been
translated into 8 languages, and has an automatic currency converter.
It can even take the customer's payment details through mailto or

ECHOcart | (PHP)
ECHOcart is a powerful, scalable and fully customizable storefront for
your web site. Based on the PHP language, backed with a blisteringly
fast MySQL back-end database, ECHOcart is the ideal solution for all
medium-to-large sites. Open Source.

eCommerce Web Applications

eButtonz | 
eButtonz is a free-to-use shopping cart. You may add the code to your
web site and use the shopping cart for free. Free version is ad

EZ-Powercart | 
EZ-Powercart shopping cart software solution is the fastest, easiest,
most secure way to sell products online. No merchant account required
to use our online cart! We host your web store and database on our
secure servers so you don't need to pay for SSL on your website. Free
for 90 days.

HTML-Cart | (Hosted Script)
HTML-CART is a shopping cart that will allow you to create your
shopping cart pages using standard html code and then when items are
added to the cart they are passed to a cgi script on the server that
will supply all the the cart and check out features.

Mal's Ecommerce |  
Add simple Buy Now buttons to your product pages and your customers
can fill out an order while they browse your website. Configure the
cart to collect card data and save it for processing later or, with a
Premium account ($6/month), link directly to a number of big name
payment processors. | 
Standard Version, Free: No need for CGI-BIN server. Support for
cookies. Fast setup and easy control. Add items with DIRECT LINK & a
webform. Use your own logo & background. No knowledge about unix
required. Supports shopping cart in frames. Different Language
support. Rounding off price feature. Support for International
Currencies. Sales Tax (Vat) Support. Different payment methods
Support for simple creditcard details. Support for up to 99
Product/Article items per page. Possibility to charge extra depending
on payment-method. Supports confirmation mail to confirm order to
customer. Support for required fields in the order phase.

eCommerce Software/Programs

Interchange |  
Interchange is an open source alternative to commercial commerce
servers and application server/component applications. Interchange is
one of the most powerful tools available to automate and
database-enable your web site or build online applications.

CommerceSQL |  
Free MySQL E-commerce Shopping Cart Solution. CommerceSQL is our
attempt at designing a higher end Unix shopping cart. It is for those
of you out there that need a shopping cart that will handle more then
a handful of products or one that will run incredibly FAST. Especially
suitable for larger merchants with many products.

Commersus Cart | 
Comersus is an active server pages software for running a professional
store, seamlessly integrated with the rest of your web site. Comersus
Cart is free and it can be used for commercial purposes.

Search Strategy

Google Search Terms:

ecommerce script similar oscommerce
ecommerce complete script OR software
"shopping cart" free OR "open source"
"shopping cart" script PHP OR perl

I hope you find this listing useful. Should you have any questions
about the information or links, please, feel free to ask for

ultramoo-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $15.00
Excellent! Exactly what I needed to know.

Many thanks!

Subject: Re: Pre-Built or Self Making E-Commerce Shopping Programs
From: larre-ga on 08 Oct 2004 17:59 PDT
Glad to help. Thank you for the rating and generous tip. ---l

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