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I want to build a database-driven web site. Which suite should I use?

Thread began 8/03/2014 1:48 pm by obionellc152654 | Last modified 8/04/2014 7:46 am by Jason Byrnes | 456 views | 1 replies |


I want to build a database-driven web site. Which suite should I use?

A customer wants a web store built that will show : Part Number, Superseded Part Number, Description, Photo, Condition (pick from another data file), and Cost. I do not have an exhaustive list of items at this time, but there are many.
I was wondering if I should use PowerStore or CafeCommerce, or a separate database and Datagrid to build the site.
I understand two of the options have you building the site, and the other has me doing most of the work. Do PowerStore and CafeCommerce create a framework and pages, into which I pour data? I cannot find the answer I seek in your on-line pages.

Please advise.what you think the most smooth process would be.

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

Both Power Store and Cafe Commerce are pre built web sites.

In other words, the web pages are already created with functionality for an admin back end where you can enter product information, a regular user front end to show the product catalog and add items to the cart and checkout.

With Power Store, you need to install the package to your web server to begin using it. Cafe Commerce is a hosted solution though, so there is no install, just sign up and start adding product information.

Where cafe commerce is a hosted solution, there is no access to the source code for making modifications. with Power Store, you have more flexibility in being able to edit the pages source code.

The smoothest process would probably be Cafe Commerce.

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