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1ShoppingCart

23 Ratings

WordPress

Top Rated
1759 Ratings

1ShoppingCart

23 Ratings
Score 5.6 out of 101

WordPress

Top Rated
1759 Ratings
Score 8.3 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

1ShoppingCart

If you need an ecommerce, email marketing and affiliate program - it is great to have this all in one solution. Larger businesses with many employees in remote locations may need a different solution. If you do not need ecommerce or affiliate, you can use a lower cost program that costs less. The learning curve is short for a solo entrepreneur with some technical knowledge.

WordPress

Wordpress is perfect for the blog functionality of a website. The post feature is fantastic - this is my primary use. It is great for a content team who can review content before it is published, schedule postings etc. The Yoast SEO optimisation plugin is also fantastic to help with your keyword language.I have also used Wordpress to build websites from scratch - it is perfect for Small Businesses who may not have a large budget or experience in web design. The plug-ins require plenty of flexibility and functionality and there is plenty of support in the user forums.

Feature Rating Comparison

Online Storefront

1ShoppingCart
7.9
WordPress
Product catalog & listings
1ShoppingCart
7.5
WordPress
Product management
1ShoppingCart
8.0
WordPress
Bulk product upload
1ShoppingCart
9.0
WordPress
Branding
1ShoppingCart
7.5
WordPress
Mobile storefront
1ShoppingCart
9.0
WordPress
Product variations
1ShoppingCart
9.0
WordPress
Website integration
1ShoppingCart
7.0
WordPress
Visual customization
1ShoppingCart
7.0
WordPress
CMS
1ShoppingCart
7.0
WordPress

Online Shopping Cart

1ShoppingCart
8.0
WordPress
Abandoned cart recovery
1ShoppingCart
9.0
WordPress
Checkout user experience
1ShoppingCart
7.0
WordPress

Online Payment System

1ShoppingCart
7.5
WordPress
eCommerce security
1ShoppingCart
7.5
WordPress

eCommerce Marketing

1ShoppingCart
7.5
WordPress
Promotions & discounts
1ShoppingCart
8.0
WordPress
Personalized recommendations
1ShoppingCart
7.5
WordPress
SEO
1ShoppingCart
7.0
WordPress

eCommerce Business Management

1ShoppingCart
9.0
WordPress
Multi-site management
1ShoppingCart
9.0
WordPress
Order processing
1ShoppingCart
9.0
WordPress
Inventory management
1ShoppingCart
9.0
WordPress
Shipping
1ShoppingCart
9.0
WordPress
Custom functionality
1ShoppingCart
9.0
WordPress

Security

1ShoppingCart
WordPress
8.2
Role-based user permissions
1ShoppingCart
WordPress
8.2

Platform & Infrastructure

1ShoppingCart
WordPress
8.3
API
1ShoppingCart
WordPress
8.0
Internationalization / multi-language
1ShoppingCart
WordPress
8.5

Web Content Creation

1ShoppingCart
WordPress
8.1
WYSIWYG editor
1ShoppingCart
WordPress
7.9
Code quality / cleanliness
1ShoppingCart
WordPress
8.0
Admin section
1ShoppingCart
WordPress
8.4
Page templates
1ShoppingCart
WordPress
7.5
Library of website themes
1ShoppingCart
WordPress
8.6
Mobile optimization / responsive design
1ShoppingCart
WordPress
8.3
Publishing workflow
1ShoppingCart
WordPress
8.2
Form generator
1ShoppingCart
WordPress
7.7

Web Content Management

1ShoppingCart
WordPress
8.6
Content taxonomy
1ShoppingCart
WordPress
8.5
SEO support
1ShoppingCart
WordPress
8.3
Bulk management
1ShoppingCart
WordPress
7.6
Availability / breadth of extensions
1ShoppingCart
WordPress
9.3
Community / comment management
1ShoppingCart
WordPress
9.1

Pros

  • Email broadcasts are super easy with 1ShoppingCart
  • Affiliate set up and management is easy
  • User roles. Plenty of variety here that gives different people appropriate access.
  • Easy to write your own plugins. Or if you're not that tech-savvy, there are several great, free plugins out there that are easy to install & easy to use.
  • Multisite support, which is great if you have several locations or subdomains to manage. You can use the same install across all of these.

Cons

  • I found their customer service team to be confusing with their responses and not as helpful as other products customer service teams. It can be frustrating to try to decipher their responses to more complicated questions and often felt a little 'annoying' whenever I needed to reach out.
  • When creating newsletters, I found the WYSIWYG (what you see if what you get) version of creating newsletters the formatting was almost always off which always resulted in needing to send tests to myself to fix the formatting because it never showed up as it would look when it was sent. That took a lot of extra time to edit.
  • Lots of different options with reports, as a beginner you may need someone else to support you. In the beginning I needed support from other team members in how to understand and create certain reports. Not the most intuitive and user friendly until you understand what you're doing!
  • Security. Being open-source, it is a big target for hackers. The folder structure is very predictable.
  • Page speed. It is relatively lightweight, but there are a few script files that are built into the CMS that makes compression tricky at times.

Likelihood to Renew

1ShoppingCart5.5
Based on 2 answers
If I were in charge of the renewal decision I would really take a look at 1SC vs. Infusionsoft. There are many ways each are great and many ways they are different. I would look at what was best for my company and make the choice accordingly. I find that Infusionsoft has many more ways to intuitively market, segment and cultivate new leads and grow the business as a whole than 1SC currently has.
WordPress9.3
Based on 35 answers
WordPress is open source, completely free to use software. There is no cost to renew and you can use the software to build an unlimited number of websites on domains that you own. Hence, a $0 cost software that builds you infinite assets.

Usability

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WordPress9.0
Based on 13 answers
Most of WordPress works great and is easy to use. Sometimes themes have issues or are discontinued

Reliability and Availability

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WordPress9.5
Based on 3 answers
Availability really depends on the hosting company. Most companies - ourselves included - host on a virtual server and if that virtual server is shared, availability can range from excellent to crummy - in a single day.

Performance

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WordPress8.6
Based on 2 answers
WordPress is a resource hog. It just is. Performance is not crisp especially for sites with a lot of design assets.

Support

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WordPress8.0
Based on 10 answers
Mostly free services, so time is not of the essence. This is a community, not a sales team, in general.

In-Person Training

No score
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WordPress7.0
Based on 1 answer
Varies by the person providing training. High marks as it's incredibly easy to find experienced individuals in your community to provide training on any aspect of WordPress from content marketing, SEO, plugin development, theme design, etc. Less than 10 though as the training is community based and expectations for a session you find may fall short.

Online Training

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WordPress10.0
Based on 1 answer
It is very easy to find online resources to learn how to do just about anything with WordPress.

Implementation

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WordPress6.7
Based on 9 answers
You can create custom RSS and XML to export content from previous CMS' and import this into Wordpress.

Alternatives Considered

1SC was chosen years ago for the companies I've used it for. At that point they were one of the only companies offering this kind of service. The ability to have customers all in one place, have opt-ins to keep building the list and ability to add hundreds of products and programs and add these to the website are all reasons the company continues to use 1SC
Our organization chose WordPress because our clients found WordPress to be easier to use than Drupal or Joomla.

Scalability

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WordPress10.0
Based on 1 answer
WordPress is completely scalable. You can get started immediately with a very simple "out-of-the box" WordPress installation and then add whatever functionality you need as and when you need it, and continue expanding. Often we will create various WordPress sites on the same domain to handle different aspects of our strategy (e.g. one site for the sales pages, product information and/or a marketing blog, another for delivering products securely through a private membership site, and another for running an affiliate program or other application), and then ties all of these sites together using a common theme and links on each of the site's menus.Additionally, WordPress offers a multisite function that allows organizations and institutions to manage networks of sites managed by separate individual site owners, but centrally administered by the parent organization. You can also expand WordPress into a social networking or community site, forums, etc.The same scalability applies to web design. You can start with a simple design and then scale things up to display sites with amazing visual features, including animations and video effects, sliding images and animated product image galleries, elements that appear and fade from visitor browsers, etc.The scaling possibilities of WordPress are truly endless.

Return on Investment

  • Better ability to gather information quickly for customers to support in the customer service response time
  • Faster lead conversion
  • Ability for multiple users to use the product under different user names so the team can work on different projects at once
  • Unless you know HTML the newsletters can take some time to be formatted correctly based on other programs
  • WordPress has a positive Return on Investment for our organization because it allows us to deliver products our clients want.
  • WordPress' strong SEO performance has brought our organization more new business than we might have experienced if our site was built with another technology

Pricing Details

1ShoppingCart

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details

WordPress

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details