I am beginning a site store and was about to use Zen-Cart, which is free, when my partner pointed out the added benefits of using X-Cart, which costs $115. We are not in a position to fork out this kind of money. What is the practicality of beginning our site using Zen-Cart and later converting over to X-Cart when the business can pay for it on it’s own? At that point we will have folks who sell from our site, as well, and will have added their products to our store for selling.
What benefits are there to X-Cart that aren’t in Zen-Cart? You and your partner should check out all of the available add on modules that Zen-Cart has to offer:
I have been using zen cart for years and have found modules for everything that I need. Since it is open source, I have also been able to modify existing modules to suit my needs.