Thursday, December 6, 2012

Evolution of the Ecommerce Websites

Ecommerce websites have become a popular trend in the World Wide Web ever since the dotcom boom. Today, ecommerce websites are still known as one of the most popular forms of websites in the World Wide Web. And since its first use, ecommerce websites are now more popularly known as online shops.

Ecommerce Website Development

Ecommerce websites are known as one of the most complicated websites that any web developers have ever encountered. The reason why is because of its back-end programming as well as server-side scripting languages, such as PHP and ASP. In addition to that, the demand for ecommerce web designer had also grown.

Other than the development stage, there is also the cost of maintaining an ecommerce website. Updating products and services requires the skills of a professional web developer or a web design services Philippines when it comes to changing their website’s design and layout.

However, there is a tool today that can be used to allow people with little knowledge in web development and design to edit their website’s content as well as products just as easily. This is when ecommerce web applications became a popular trend in the World Wide Web Market.

Ecommerce Web Application

Ecommerce web applications, such as Magento, had become a popular tool in web development. Not only did these kinds of tools made it easier for web developers to maintain an ecommerce website, but also made it easier for owners to make changes within their website’s services and products themselves without the supervision of a professional web developer.

There are many of these kinds of tools that are currently used today; some of the most popular are as follows:


Magento is an open source ecommerce web application that was launched on March 31, 2008. There are three different Magentos available today, the community edition, which is the free edition, the professional edition, and the enterprise edition.


osCommerce (“open source Commerce”) is an e-commerce and online store-management software program. It can be used on any web server that has PHP and MySQL installed. It is available as free software under the GNU General Public License.


PrestaShop is an e-commerce solution which is free and open source. It supports payment gateways such as Google Checkout,, Skrill, PayPal and Payments Pro via API. Further payment modules are offered commercially.

1 comment:

  1. Yes this is an evolution of ecommerce websites and this will be continue as the time goes and internet purchasing goes viral.


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