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Best e-commerce platform/framework?

I want to create an online-store front for a small business idea that I have.
I don't want to code the whole e-commerce side of the site and was wondering what reddit suggests for frameworks/platforms for e-commerce?
Open-source is preferred, but I'm definitely open to paid alternatives.
I don't need anything fancy, just your basic shopping basket (cookie and session implementation), database, invoicing, order notification, ability to accept credit cards/paypal, etc. (security is important though!!) .

2 Answers

Kevin Korte
Kevin Korte
28,148 Points

As far as open source goes, I think WooCommerce is certainly a viable option. The other two e-commerce options I'd look at would be Shopify and Magneto, and decide which one you like the most


Thanks Kevin! woo commerce seems to be my best at this point; shopify seems great and I be interested to give it a shot, but the monthly fees kill it for me at this point. will check out Magneto!