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Likelihood to Recommend

3dcart

3dcart works well for small to medium size businesses that want to take care of their own website and product uploads and have the time to stay on top of inventory management. It does not work as well for a business who wants to just "turn it on" and forget about it unless they are able to integrate their POS system with 3dcart to manage inventory.
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Kentico

If someone wants a quick and easy site for under $1k, it's not for them. Kentico 8 is for businesses. Someone who wants a proper website, not just a few static pages.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Online Storefront

3dcart
7.3
Kentico
Product catalog & listings
3dcart
8.0
Kentico
Product management
3dcart
8.0
Kentico
Bulk product upload
3dcart
10.0
Kentico
Branding
3dcart
7.0
Kentico
Mobile storefront
3dcart
7.0
Kentico
Product variations
3dcart
8.0
Kentico
Website integration
3dcart
5.0
Kentico
Visual customization
3dcart
8.0
Kentico
CMS
3dcart
5.0
Kentico

Online Shopping Cart

3dcart
8.0
Kentico
Checkout user experience
3dcart
8.0
Kentico

Online Payment System

3dcart
9.0
Kentico
eCommerce security
3dcart
9.0
Kentico

eCommerce Marketing

3dcart
8.0
Kentico
Promotions & discounts
3dcart
8.0
Kentico
Personalized recommendations
3dcart
7.0
Kentico
SEO
3dcart
9.0
Kentico

eCommerce Business Management

3dcart
6.8
Kentico
Order processing
3dcart
8.0
Kentico
Inventory management
3dcart
5.0
Kentico
Shipping
3dcart
7.0
Kentico
Custom functionality
3dcart
7.0
Kentico

Security

3dcart
Kentico
9.0
Role-based user permissions
3dcart
Kentico
9.0

Platform & Infrastructure

3dcart
Kentico
8.8
API
3dcart
Kentico
8.6
Internationalization / multi-language
3dcart
Kentico
9.0

Web Content Creation

3dcart
Kentico
8.2
WYSIWYG editor
3dcart
Kentico
7.6
Code quality / cleanliness
3dcart
Kentico
8.1
Admin section
3dcart
Kentico
9.2
Page templates
3dcart
Kentico
9.2
Library of website themes
3dcart
Kentico
4.8
Mobile optimization / responsive design
3dcart
Kentico
9.4
Publishing workflow
3dcart
Kentico
9.2
Form generator
3dcart
Kentico
8.2

Web Content Management

3dcart
Kentico
8.3
Content taxonomy
3dcart
Kentico
8.4
SEO support
3dcart
Kentico
8.4
Bulk management
3dcart
Kentico
8.1
Availability / breadth of extensions
3dcart
Kentico
8.4
Community / comment management
3dcart
Kentico
7.9

Pros

  • SEO - 3dcart is built in such a way that even if you do no SEO work at all, as long as you use the meta description wizard on each page or product you wind up still searching pretty well in Google.
  • Product uploads - Product uploads are easy to do with 3dcart's .csv import/export feature. No need to struggle with messy simple and variable uploads like on WooCommerce, 3dcart takes the guesswork and hassle out of uploading different product types.
  • Media uploads - Media uploads are quick and simple and the uploader always works.
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  • Page Templates. I've never used any other CMS with the ease of use in creating and reusing the same template across multiple pages.
  • User management and security. This is very straightforward and simple when all you want is basic security for your content managers, but it's also granular if you need it to be. Allowing access or denying access to virtually any control or object in the site, or on the administrator side without the need of custom code
  • Keeping Custom code to a minimal level when using the portal engine. The Webparts that are built in cover 80% of all business needs, and customizing the rest is a breeze since it is built around .net.
  • The learning curve is much faster than with other systems such as Ektron, or SiteCore.
  • Custom modules are really cool if you want to package custom code to reuse on different sites and for the community
  • Global event handlers to hook into any change that is made on any document or object in the system. You can literally add any code you want and attach it to any event you want.
  • Automated Marketing in this system is rivaled by no other CMS
  • A/B variant tests are excellent for determining traffic on the site.
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Cons

  • 3dcart does not connect to many of the POS systems my clients use so we need to manually update inventory daily/weekly.
  • There are many modules available to do many different things, but it makes you feel like you are being tickled and died to death to get the site to do exactly what you want. Also can be confusing if you don't know what you actually need.
  • It's a little difficult/confusing to upload products with multiple variations - ie: color and size - especially if there are multiples colors and multiple sizes.
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  • Media Library Azure integration can't handle large numbers of files per folder.
  • Content personalization variant fly-out menus take too long to load.
  • Can't use Salesforce sandbox, activity history doesn't stay automatically sync'd.
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Likelihood to Renew

No score
No answers yet
Not applicable - as a franchisee, the franchiser took over the web site and shopping cart capabilities, so I no longer need the tool. But I would recommend it.
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Kentico9.2
Based on 22 answers
I myself, and many others on our team are certified Kentico developers, so we already know the platform well. That, coupled with the Kentico team's willingness to listen to our thoughts/concerns/ideas for continued improvement shows they're really on-board with providing a best-of-class product.
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Usability

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic
Kentico9.0
Based on 3 answers
It seriously is one of the best interfaces I have ever used. I also love the fact that I can use UI personalization to secure any functionality by user or role that I don't want that role to have access to. The best part is the customization of the UI, I can add in any button, tab, or menu item I want through it, no code required.
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Support

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic
Kentico9.3
Based on 3 answers
Their support staff is friendly, knowledgeable, and will work with you until your issue is fixed. This could take a few phone calls back and forth, but they are very diligent in helping you.
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Implementation

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic
Kentico10.0
Based on 1 answer
The system provides many opportunities to integrate and enhance the platform and makes it easy to do so.
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Alternatives Considered

I found 3dcart to be the most cost effective and easiest to use for my smaller to medium sized business clients.
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I recently started learning Sitecore which resembles Kentico in some aspects, and I find Kentico to be more user-friendly and intuitive. Sitecore is a more robust system, but in my opinion it gives content administrators too many options, and has a way steeper learning curve. So, I prefer Kentico.
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Return on Investment

  • 3dcart has enabled my clients to quickly and easily get up and running with an online store giving them an almost immediate ROI.
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  • It has allowed us to educate the client and allow them to have control over things like content, analytics, content deployments, etc. Which saves them money for not having to hire technical teams to handle those things.
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Pricing Details

3dcart

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
3dcart Editions & Modules
3dcart
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Kentico

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
Kentico Editions & Modules
Kentico
Edition
Kentico CMS Base License for 1 Website
$4,4991
Kentico CMS Base License for 10 Websites
$16,9991
Kentico CMS Base License for Unlimited Sites
$27,9991
Kentico EMS License for 1 Website
$19,9991
Kentico EMS License for 10 Websites
$39,9991
Kentico EMS License for Unlimited Licenses
$69,9991
Kentico CMS Ultimate License for 1 Website
$9,9991
Kentico CMS Ultimate License for 10 Websites
$29,9991
Kentico CMS Ultimate License for Unlimited Websites
$49,9991
Kentico EMS Corporate
$399,0002
1. Lifetime License per Seat
2. Unlimited Users, Websites, Environments, Server Deployment, Source Code, Premium Support
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