Here are ten key features to look for when choosing an e-commerce software package for a web store:
- Compatibility with Existing Resources: Setting up an e-commerce enabled Web site is a big enough task in itself, without having to make major changes to existing systems. So ensure that the product you choose is fully compatible with your existing hardware, Web server software and operating system. Most commerce servers support several operating systems, with UNIX and Windows NT being the most common, although some of the more mature products are available for UNIX only.
- Ability to Import Existing Data: If you already have a large product database, you need the ability to transfer this data easily to your Web store