The recent wave of COVID-19 has pushed people’s inclination more towards eCommerce. In the current times, online shopping is not a luxury but a necessity. Perhaps it is the most feasible solution to keep their business going during these tough times. Several business owners and sellers who never considered conducting their business online are now looking forward to leveraging eCommerce store development services to get their online store developed and make the most out of the situation.
As of 2020, WordPress powers nearly 35% of all the websites on the Internet and 28.19% of all online stores. It’s cheap, user-friendly, and quite convenient. It gives you complete control over the website customization. And, going live is a matter of a few clicks.
Now that website design heavily influences a customer’s purchase intentions, choosing an appropriate platform for development matters more than ever. But, one question remains at large.
Is it better to go open-source or find a custom eCommerce development company for the job?
Let’s look into that!
OpenCart, a PHP-based open source e-commerce platform has already powered more than 912,437 websites. And the numbers are still on the rise. And why wouldn’t they be? When a shopping cart solution hits two targets at once, i.e. making your business search-engine friendly plus providing a welcoming user interface, who wouldn’t want to go for it?