Open Source ECommerce Options?

Posted on 2009-02-20
Last Modified: 2013-11-18
So there are a lot of options out there for developing an ecommerce solution.

I was initially just thinking of going with OScommerce - but don't want to discount the other options there without careful consideration.

Does anyone have any advice on this or possibly a comparison that someone else has done that they can link?
Question by:Frylock
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    Depending on your skill sets, hosting capabilities and how much you want to offer your customer(s) .. Megento is emerging as the stand out package.

    I have been using it for about a year. It is open source, like OSCommerce, and very well supported in the community.

    I simply do not use anything else now. I highly recommend it.


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    My thinking is I need it to be CSS workable.

    I also want to be able to do something like this with special items:

    I did a brief survey and I was really curious about Magento from the good stuff I encountered during my independent research.
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    I highly recommend dashCommerce integrated with Umbraco:

    It's .NET. Very scalable, both programmatically and layout-wize.
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    You have complete control with Magento at the DOM, HTML and css levels. Read through the following. It will help you understand the app layers of Magento from a design point of view.

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