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Shopping Cart

A secure shopping cart worth checking out.

If you’re looking to build an online store, then you need a secure shopping cart.

Of course, you’ve been to a grocery store before, so you’ve already got the basic concept. But what about an online store? How does the shopping cart analogy play out in a digital space and what does it mean to you if you’re looking to start a new business? Well that’s a good question, so let’s just ask formally:

What is an online shopping cart, anyway?

If you’ve ever made an online purchase, then you’ve used a secure shopping cart before, you just probably didn’t know how it worked. Which makes sense; sometimes the world of computers can seem like wizardry without the cool hats. But in essence, an online store shopping cart (also referred to as an ecommerce shopping cart or shopping cart software) does a couple of different things.

It’s how your products are displayed.

“Online Shopping cart” as a broad term is often applied to product pages themselves. Go to any online store and as you click through their goods you’ll eventually find yourself on a page with a “Buy Now” or “Add to Cart” button that implores you to close the sale.

It’s the way shop owners manage, well, everything.

Online stores have a lot of moving parts. They need a way to figure out who is buying what, whether the product is in stock, where it’s going, and how much everything costs. A secure online shopping cart does all of that.

It’s our code that brings it all together.

An ecommerce shopping cart is just a physical way to represent all of the things that the website can do to facilitate the selling of goods — and it involves a lot of fancy code that you may not understand. Fortunately, you don’t have to.

How online shopping carts and websites work together.

Now you’ve got the basics. If you want to sell something on your own website, then you need some kind of online shopping cart to make the deal happen. How does that work?

Well it starts with picking your platform. Online Store gives you a complete website and a fully functioning, mobile-friendly shopping cart that lets you do a ton of things. For example:

  • Add up to 5,000 products
  • Accept credit cards, Square, PayPal and Apple Pay
  • Maximize your sales with abandoned cart recovery
  • Offer coupon codes or other discounts and promotions
  • Give your customers multiple shipping options to choose from
  • Lock it all down with industry-standard SSL Security
That may seem like a bunch of complicated pieces to a puzzle, so let’s break it all down a bit further.

Putting it all together.

Alright, so by now you’ve got the idea down pat. An online shopping cart is what makes your store a store. It allows you to manage your products, sell them to customers and ship them out the door. It’s a term that encompasses pretty much everything that your online store can do. Easy, right?

Well now that you have all this info, what are you going to do with it?

 
Online Store
Quick Shopping Cart Economy
$9.99 / per month

Everything you need to open your own online store.

Only available in English.

  • 20-Product catalog
  • 1 Image per product
  • 1 GB disk space
  • 150 GB bandwidth
  • FREE hosting
Online Store
Quick Shopping Cart Deluxe
$29.99 / per month

Everything you need to open your own online store.

Only available in English.

  • 100-Product catalog
  • 5 Images per product
  • 10 GB disk space
  • 500 GB bandwidth
  • FREE hosting
Online Store
Quick Shopping Cart Premium
$49.99 / per month

Everything you need to open your own online store.

Only available in English.

  • Unlimited Product catalog
  • 10 Images per product
  • 50 GB disk space
  • 1,000 GB bandwidth
  • FREE hosting

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