A comparison of our software to some of the other shopping baskets
available from other cart providers.
|No. of items
|Search Engine Friendly
Search Engine Friendly
Some shopping carts build a new and unique web page for every visitor from a database of
contents. The transient nature of the page can make it difficult for search engines to
read. The program builds the entire shop on the merchant's computer, and uploads it to
server in the form of static HTML pages. This makes is very easy for search engines to
read and index. Our software takes the category name and inserts into html title tag
ensuring it shows up in search engine results.
most shopping carts require a server scripting language for them to run, usually Perl, PHP
or ASP. Shop 3 uses Perl which is installed as standard on most business hosting account.
However the PayPal version only can run without any server side scripting.
Third party companies that handle the processing of credit and debit cards for the
merchant. The shop 3 version of our program is compatible with PayPal, Nochex, Authorize
Net and Worldpay.
There is no charge to try out our software. Payment processing companies usually impose a
small percentage of the transaction fee.
Level of Expertise
This is a subjective area, but the PayPal cart is usually regarded as one of the easier
shopping cart to install. Because of shop 3's use of cgi script, that takes it up to the
No of Items.
There are no limits to the number of items stored, however some of the other manufactures
impose a maximum number of items.
We offer email support for the shopping cart. Requests are usually answered with 24 hours.
Some of the commercial ecommerce solutions shown above offer telephone support.
The connection between the customers browser and the payments processor's server is
encrypted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. When the payment details are
entered the customer will see a padlock symbol in the browser screen.
Both versions of our shopping cart software come with an FTP utility to upload files to