Average Ratings

8 Reviews

  • 4 / 5
    Overall

  • 4 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 4 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    Not provided by vendor
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
  • Support
    Online

Vendor Details

  • Zen Ventures
  • www.zen-cart.com
  • United States

About Zen Cart

Free open-source shopping cart solution providing built-in integration with popular payment gateways.


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Zen Cart Features

  • Abandoned Cart Saver
  • Catalog Management
  • Credit Card Processing
  • Discount / Coupon Management
  • Inventory Control
  • Product Configurator
  • Product Ratings / Reviews
  • Refund Management
  • Returns Management
  • Shipping Management
  • Tax Management

Zen Cart Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Great Open Source Shopping Cart!

Jun 15, 2017
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Once you have it downloaded & set up. Functionality is fantastic. You can see behind the scenes. If a potential customer calls and wants to know if their order went through online (because in reality it did not), you can actually see where the breakdown happened & what they had in their cart even if they were shopping as a guest. The program definitely requires a learning period but it is worth it.

Cons: Requires a good amount of tech knowledge. If you are not tech savvy or don't have someone that is, then this is not the way to go. You will only get support through the forums & "tickets". There is no phone support.

This is a great software when building new eCommerce web site.

Nov 17, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I'm a web developer and most of my clients uses Zen Cart. I recommend this to them compare to Magento is because its easy to manage the code and databases. It has also a feature where you can run the query directly to the software and not going to the host web site to run it there. What I love most is that, you can create your own html files with out touching the original files. Zen Cart will automatically detect the new created files and use it to run. It really easy to customize the software base on the customer needs.

Cons: At first, it is really difficult to understand the layout of the software and where to locate them. But as soon as you get used to it, it will be easily.

Great Option for Managing Product!

Jan 05, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I was able to launch a web store with a functional shopping cart with Zen quite affordably!

Cons: N/A

Overall: I think my favorite and best user experience was discovering Zen Cart. Operating on a very tight budget, this software offered me an affordable option to maintain products in my store! Works great with WordPress templates.

Recommendations to other buyers: N/A

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Best shopping cart software around

Oct 31, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Easy to use . Many plugin features. Pretty much anything you want to do , there is a plugin.

Cons: Somewhat hard to figure some things out at times.

Overall: Great software. I use it on several sites. There is pretty much a plugin for anything you want to do. Highly reccomended.

Great cart, but not very beginner friendly.

Mar 09, 2018
3/5
Overall

1 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The cart is open source, so it is perfect for those on a budget. Once you get it set up, adding categories and products are fairly easy, just a bit time consuming.

Cons: I run my own social network, and I couldn't set up ZenCart myself. I had to pay a friend to do it. There's just so much work involved with settings and criteria that needs to be done that it was overwhelming for a first timer. A clearer, more concise back end would be a wonderful thing.

Just what I needed for small, straightforward sales.

Jun 07, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Open source! I will always choose an open source option first if it is functional. Zen cart does everything I need .

Cons: While it's not really a drawback, you need to make sure you know what your doing and can install Zen cart properly on your site.

New technologies are coming and this is past

Sep 30, 2018
2/5
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2 / 5
Ease of Use

2 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: By the first time, seems easy to install on your application, but bug solving can be a problem.

Cons: When I faced bugs with this platform or needed to migrate to another platform, it wasn´t easy to get data from it.

Nov 13, 2017
2/5
Overall