Choosing an ecommerce solution

Discussion in 'Ecommerce Forum' started by Faevilangel, Jan 21, 2014.

  1. fisicx

    fisicx It's Major Clanger! Staff Member

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    No it’s not.
     
    Posted: Apr 28, 2020 By: fisicx Member since: Sep 12, 2006
  2. zigojacko

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    I couldn't even understand what that sentence said. Haha.
     
    Posted: Apr 28, 2020 By: zigojacko Member since: Dec 7, 2009
  3. antropy

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    It 100% isn't! Alex
     
    Posted: Apr 28, 2020 By: antropy Member since: Aug 2, 2010
  4. Alpha Helica Peptides

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    Posted: Apr 29, 2020 By: Alpha Helica Peptides Member since: Feb 10, 2020
  5. fisicx

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    It's clear you don't understand. Wordpress is NOT an ecommerce platform. Woocommerce is a plugin you can install to add ecommerce functionality to a wordpress site. It's not the best, in many ways it's a very bad option. I agree it's popular but just because something is popular doesn't mean it's any good.
     
    Posted: Apr 29, 2020 By: fisicx Member since: Sep 12, 2006
  6. antropy

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    I know what WooCommerce is? But it definitely isn't the best option! As @fisicx states just because it is popular, doesn't mean it is the best option. Alex
     
    Posted: Apr 29, 2020 By: antropy Member since: Aug 2, 2010
  7. Alpha Helica Peptides

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    I can agree with you, but according to other e-commerce platforms we have many issues like website loading time, user-friendly. In the Prestashop, we are not able to find the free modules but in woo-commerce we are able to find some free WordPress plugins, that surely help us to extend the website features.
     
    Posted: Apr 30, 2020 By: Alpha Helica Peptides Member since: Feb 10, 2020
  8. zigojacko

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    Free plugins to extend website features (too many or the wrong ones) is the number one reason for causing the very issues you specified.

    Platforms in their default state 'out of the box' are hardly ever problematic for performance. It's when idiots that call themselves developers start plugging in to them left right and centre and don't know how to work with them that causes the issues.

    So again, just because Wordpress/WooCommerce has lots of free plugins, doesn't make it the best ecommerce platform- and hardly any of the official WooCommerce plugins are free anyway.

    There is nothing wrong with Prestashop if you know how to develop on the platform. As with any other modern CMS/ecommerce software. If you're needing a plugin to achieve everything in a website then you're not a developer.

    You haven't got a clue what you are talking about.
     
    Posted: Apr 30, 2020 By: zigojacko Member since: Dec 7, 2009
  9. fisicx

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    And woocommerce has become one of those plugins. I won't go anywhere near it now, it's boated, clunky and the UX is no longer very good. In fact you have to do a lot of work to make it halfway decent.
     
    Posted: Apr 30, 2020 By: fisicx Member since: Sep 12, 2006
  10. antropy

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    Free doesn't mean they are very good, it usually means quite the opposite! Alex
     
    Posted: Apr 30, 2020 By: antropy Member since: Aug 2, 2010
  11. Alpha Helica Peptides

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    This is good, you know about some things about the Wordpress, but what about informative websites, cost to develop the website on Prestashop.

    One thing is that Google is not able to crawl the pages easily in Prestashop, Most of the pages have crawl anomaly issue. There are a lot of issues visible in the Prestashop if you check in your webmaster.
     
    Posted: May 4, 2020 By: Alpha Helica Peptides Member since: Feb 10, 2020
  12. Alpha Helica Peptides

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    Woocommerce is good for small e-commerce stores, which have only some products like 10 - 20, not in thousands, It works well than Prestashop.

    As you mentioned there are free plugins available but not worthy. In the comparison of Prestashop, this is good we able to find some free plugins, in the Prestashop, all modules are paid.
     
    Posted: May 4, 2020 By: Alpha Helica Peptides Member since: Feb 10, 2020
  13. fisicx

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    That's a site configuration issue not a problem with Prestashop

    Wordpress/woocommerce has far more problems than a dedicated ecommerce platform.
     
    Posted: May 4, 2020 By: fisicx Member since: Sep 12, 2006
  14. antropy

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    You do know there are more than 2 platforms... Alex
     
    Posted: May 4, 2020 By: antropy Member since: Aug 2, 2010
  15. Alpha Helica Peptides

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    Yes, each have their features. Some e-commerce platforms Magento, Shopify etc.
     
    Posted: May 5, 2020 By: Alpha Helica Peptides Member since: Feb 10, 2020
  16. Alpha Helica Peptides

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    I have a website in Woocommerce, working fine. It just your thoughts. Each platform has their features and functionality and it mainly depend on requirements.
     
    Posted: May 5, 2020 By: Alpha Helica Peptides Member since: Feb 10, 2020
  17. fisicx

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    The site in your profile is not woocommerce.
     
    Posted: May 5, 2020 By: fisicx Member since: Sep 12, 2006
  18. Alpha Helica Peptides

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    That was in woocommerce.
     
    Posted: May 6, 2020 By: Alpha Helica Peptides Member since: Feb 10, 2020
  19. fisicx

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    Not anymore. It's a prestashop theme.
     
    Posted: May 6, 2020 By: fisicx Member since: Sep 12, 2006
  20. Alpha Helica Peptides

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    That was in woocommerce - redesign in Prestashop now.
     
    Posted: May 7, 2020 By: Alpha Helica Peptides Member since: Feb 10, 2020