Joomla Shopping Cart Extensions

Having a shopping cart is a must if you want to sell products through your website. If you are managing a Joomla website and you wish to add ecommerce functionality to it, we offer you a list of recommended shopping cart extensions to choose from. Our selection is based on what we have seen to be the most preferred carts used by our customers.

Virtuemart

This is by far the most popular Joomla shopping cart. It appeared in the early days of Joomla and stayed on offering a wide range of functionalities. Product information is very customizable and SEO-optimized. One-page or multi-page checkout is possible with SSL supported. Pricing, payment, shipping and currency can be determined per shopper group. It has good inventory count with warnings in case stocking is depleting. Plugins are available for Paypal, Authorize.net, PayZen, Systempay, Moneybookers, Klarna, Heidelpay. Virtuemart is easily integrated with other Joomla extensions.

HikaShop Shopping Cart

HikaShop is an E-Commerce component for Joomla. It works with downloadable and shippable goods, allows you to provide rebates with coupons and discounts and accept multiple currencies. It offers great flexibility in terms of payment processing as it has 40 plugins for PayPal, Google, Authorize.net, MoneyBookers and others. Shipping plugins are also available for FedEx, UPS, Australia Post, Canada Post. HikaShop has advanced tax management options and powerful statistics on dashboard. The checkout process is highly customizeable as workflow and layout. This shopping cart is easily integrated with various other Joomla modules like JomSocial, breadcrumb, etc. It is available in 20 languages and is optimized for SEO.

SimpleCaddy

SimpleCaddy is a component for Joomla that allows you to create an online shop based on various simple plugins. To streamline the management of the multiple plugins, an editor-extension button is included. A product is created in the Administration section of SimpleCaddy and can then be used for selling. It can be standard or downloadable product. A plugin associates this product from the page you put it on and displays the "technical" product details as well as a button to add this product to the cart. Taxes are set per destination via a plugin. SimpleCaddy offers checkout by PayPal and is considered search-engine friendly.

Joomshopping

Joomshopping is an addon for Joomla that allows you to sell different products, including music files and videos. One of the main advantages of this shop is that it is search engine optimized.