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CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

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Score 8.2 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

For quickly setting up a most intuitive online marketplace, CS-Cart Multi-Vendor is the best one. The software is very well suited for those who have some basic knowledge about backend customization, installation, server setup, proper server configuration etc. Though I'm sure the support team will get you up and running. Only few third-party service providers are very professional, provide honest service and will help you to run your business smoothly. I would highly recommend to use CS-Cart Multi-Vendor.
S.M. Mamunur Rasid | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kentico Xperience

Kentico is a robust and flexible CMS platform that is great for managing multiple websites and multiple environments (dev, stage, and production for instance). It makes content management very easy and makes it easy to keep the environments synced with the same content.However, the Kentico CMS does require a bit more technical understanding to get it set up properly and requires a bit more effort and support than, say, free open-source options.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Online Storefront

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.3
Kentico Xperience
Product catalog & listings
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.7
Kentico Xperience
Product management
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.6
Kentico Xperience
Bulk product upload
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.0
Kentico Xperience
Branding
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.4
Kentico Xperience
Mobile storefront
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
7.8
Kentico Xperience
Product variations
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.1
Kentico Xperience
Website integration
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.6
Kentico Xperience
Visual customization
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.4
Kentico Xperience
CMS
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.5
Kentico Xperience

Online Shopping Cart

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
7.9
Kentico Xperience
Abandoned cart recovery
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
7.7
Kentico Xperience
Checkout user experience
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.2
Kentico Xperience

Online Payment System

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.6
Kentico Xperience
eCommerce security
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.6
Kentico Xperience

eCommerce Marketing

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.0
Kentico Xperience
Promotions & discounts
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.4
Kentico Xperience
Personalized recommendations
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
7.5
Kentico Xperience
SEO
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.0
Kentico Xperience

eCommerce Business Management

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.0
Kentico Xperience
Multi-site management
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.7
Kentico Xperience
Order processing
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.3
Kentico Xperience
Inventory management
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
6.9
Kentico Xperience
Shipping
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
7.3
Kentico Xperience
Custom functionality
CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.6
Kentico Xperience

Pros

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

  • Quick and easy set up of a multi-vendor marketplace
  • Very easy-to-use page designer
  • Huge marketplace of add-ons to cover pretty much anything you need
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kentico Xperience

  • I love the intuitive top and left navigation within the content management platform. I can easily find what section, sub-section, and page I'm looking to edit
  • For creating content, the WYSIWYG editor is so intuitive; it feels like you're working on an MS Word doc!
  • The tab for adding metadata in simple fields takes away the headache of having to hunt and peck through code to add H1 tag, page description etc.
  • The image library is easy to edit and manage
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

  • The high cost of the platform itself and plugins.
  • Unavailability of the mobile application in the basic version of the platform.
  • Relatively difficult process of installing updates if you are new to IT.
Azat Seyitmuhammedov | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kentico Xperience

  • Kentico needs to invest in more enterprise class environment management utilities -- example: global CDN support via the CMS is sorely lacking. There are work-arounds, but it should be more elegant.
  • The Kentico staging module could be improved to support the concept of bundled releases. Current staging module functionality is good, but could be improved.
  • Kentico ecommerce support is a touch immature. While content management is superb, Kentico lags in this area when compared to many open source ecommerce engines.
  • Kentico is lacking MVC support. 99% of the time this isn't an issue for the end-user or business user, but can be a hurdle for technology teams depending on the team's makeup.
Eric Wiley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

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Kentico Xperience

Kentico Xperience 9.1
Based on 22 answers
We are locked into Kentico for the long haul. It provides us with an easy and flexible solution for a very non technical company to create a site and have the features they want, especially with the inclusion of EMS into our license. Now we have a true platform to build and grow our solutions.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform 8.3
Based on 7 answers
The software consists of most of all e-commerce related features. Also, there are plenty of third party addons are available in the market which can improve our business. There are a lot of powerful themes available in the cs cart market which improve the look and feel on the front store.If CS-cart adjusted the price on their software license cost, controlling the third party addon cost and provide more freelancers with cheaper hourly rate for the customization on the cs-cart multi vendor software, the cs-cart company can be a master among other e-commerce software companies in the world.
RAGULA Ulaganathan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kentico Xperience

Kentico Xperience 9.0
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.
Brian McKeiver | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform 8.2
Based on 7 answers
inside of the support subscription, they give me all the time a fast answer and you can ask in a community forum also other users. But i miss a free support/chat like other solutions.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kentico Xperience

Kentico Xperience 9.1
Based on 8 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.
Jessica Hester | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform 8.2
Based on 1 answer
Mostly extremely easy to implement, both back-end logic as well as styling. Great addon marketplace helped, particularly around payment options.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kentico Xperience

Kentico Xperience 10.0
Based on 2 answers
The system provides many opportunities to integrate and enhance the platform and makes it easy to do so.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

It's a one-time payment and the entire CMS is in your control, can list unlimited products and vendors. no need to depend on an e-commerce platform to pay huge commissions. promote your own brand globally. change the looks of your listing with multiple themes, there are vast add on and page themes to enhance look and controls.
Nawang N | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kentico Xperience

I've used Sitecore, Ektron, Joomla!, WordPress, and SharePoint (if you want to count that as a competitor for CMS). Kentico 8 blows them all out of the water. Nothing is more intuitive in the way that content is created, the way the site is setup, and how efficient rollouts can be with Content Staging.
Albert Hovingh | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

  • Positive impact in learning to set up a shopping cart
  • ROI is questionable, as we are still building our business model
  • Positive impact on our business model and direction
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kentico Xperience

  • Kentico has enabled faster speed to market for SMEs. They are empowered to enter content them selves while still having that content go through editorial review to ensure tone of voice and brand are maintained.
  • Deploying Kentico has freed up web developer resources from manual content entry enabling them to build more useful solutions to support the business efforts
  • Tapping into the Kentico event pipelne allows us to trigger external system events when product content is published.
Jon East | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Kentico Xperience

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Kentico Xperience Editions & Modules

Edition
Kentico Xperience Business$14,9991
Kentico Xperience Enterprise$29,9991
Kentico Xperience CorporateUpon request
Kentico Xperience Business$9,999 / year3
Kentico Xperience Enterprise$17,999 / year3
  1. Perpetual license
  2. none
  3. Subscription license
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.2
Kentico Xperience
9.3

Likelihood to Renew

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
Kentico Xperience
9.1

Usability

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.3
Kentico Xperience
9.0

Support Rating

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.2
Kentico Xperience
9.1

Implementation Rating

CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Marketplace Platform
8.2
Kentico Xperience
10.0

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