It is very important for us to choose the right technology for our work whether it’s a website, or software, or any other machinery that is required to run and operate a steady business. Right decision taken today is the key to success, to finalize any opinion we need a bunch of research and expert advice to choose the best. In this blog, we will try our level best to simplify your doubts and by the end of the blog, we could assure you that it will add great value to your knowledge. Accordingly, you could make a wise decision with regards to choosing the best platform for your ECommerce business.
Now before we get into details of website planning and designs and to know more in technical terms we believe that understanding your website requirements will play a key role. What do we actually mean by understanding our own website? We meant one should know what product is going to be launched in the market from the website, how many inventories are you planning to start with or what could be the max. expansion on inventories in next 8-10 months.
We should know that every Ecom operates under different business models. Please refer to our blog “Top 3 types of ecommerce model you should know in 2021” to know more about different ecommerce models.
To simplify the preceding statement we could simply keep a few e-commerce sites that have more than 100000+ Products on the website, others may have 30,000+, few maybe even smaller with 1,000+ and even micro sellers are selling with 30-50+ products from their website.
So it’s our primary aim to understand the need first and then to proceed further. Once you are clear with the need, it’s time to understand technology is the best fit for your business. Globally websites created using CMS known as Content Management Systems (CMSs). Now it’s all up to developer and development companies they choose as per the popularity of industry or as per the requirement of the client. Below is the list of CMS available for different development languages.
|Top Web Development Languages||List Of CMS|
|PHP||WooCommerce , OpenCart, Shopify, Bigcommerce, Magento, Drupal, Joomla, Prestashop, OsCommerce, Zencart, Virtuemart, Zeuscart, etc.|
|Java||Magnolia, Hybris, Hippo, DotCMS, Qalingo, Kadro, Avetti Commerce, etc.|
|Python||Django, Zope, Tryton Nereid, etc.|
|Ruby||Ruby on Rails, Spree, etc.|
In most cases commonly any development company or freelance developer will offer to develop a website in any of the above languages using any suitable CMS. Now prices may vary depending on language and CMSs. Now choosing the best from above is very difficult, as all languages are capable of delivering similar features. It is totally on your requirement and available budget to spend on your development of the site.
Conclusions: We suggest below list as best practise based on our expertises to start with.
|Upto 100 products||PHP||WooCommerce, OpenCart|
|100 To 300 products||Php||Shopify, Bigcommerce|
|500+ Market place models||PHP||Magento, Drupal, Joomla, OsCommerce|
500+ Market place models
|Java||Avetti Commerce, Magnolia, DotCMS, Hippo|
|500+ Market place models||Python||Python|
|Ruby||Ruby on Rails|
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