12-18-2017, 10:02 PM #1
How to make an e-commerce website in Wordpress?
Hello, there! I know there are many online store platforms out there, but I'm curious whether or not making an e-commerce website using WordPress is more reliable than other platforms.
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12-19-2017, 06:34 AM #2
I really, truly believe for a brand new startup, or even small non-profits an e-Commerce solution built on the Wordpress platform is great. They give loads of flexibility and resources; which in turn, can save you hundreds or thousands in development. I'm huge Wordpress fans and use them regularly when looking at solutions for our small business clients.
01-09-2018, 12:12 PM #3
WordPress can be quite slow and that does not even take into account the inherent issues associated with security and SEO associated with WordPress.
For a world-wide web site, or a site that supports a large audience outside of a local area, supporting eCommerce I would never recommend WordPress, no professional developer would. There are too many limitations with SEO and security for the product.
01-09-2018, 09:19 PM #4
I would not recommend Wordpress for e-commerce also. Wordpress was mainly meant for blog and other articles/news sites and in order to use it for e-commerce you will need to have additional plugins. These plugins usually create the security issues Mike001 has mentioned.
Frankly, I would recommend PrestaShop or OpenCart. They are easy to use with a lot of functionality.
01-11-2018, 07:52 AM #5
01-12-2018, 03:04 AM #6
I suggest to use Magento. Ive tried Wordpress Woocommerce, Prestashop, Opencart and other Ecommerce CMS. For me Magento is the best followed by Opencart.
01-12-2018, 07:28 AM #7
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04-18-2018, 03:35 AM #9
It's why I back to this post and looking if any of you know how to convert my WordPress online store to PrestaShop or Openchart? What tool can help? I have spent time and searched on Google, no discussion or post can really help. All of my efforts were failed. I would like to try both versions on my localhost prior to completely set it online.
04-18-2018, 10:09 AM #10
I heard of PrestaShop or Openchart but not tried them because I am afraid of using new platform which can make me consume more time to learn and configure while Wordpress is more easier.
05-21-2018, 09:08 PM #11
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05-22-2018, 10:51 AM #13
But the CMS available now a days are not as much secure as your website must be. I can understand they can save time and money but they are not as secure might prove wrong choice. So if you have time and budget, don't chose wordpress.
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