3 Most Popular Joomla Store Development Tools

  Mark  Wilston    June 14, 2013    1350


Joomla!, open source CMS (content management system), is a very powerful framework providing multi-lingual features to websites. It uses object-oriented programming, making it efficient to manage every facet of your website. Its framework is geared towards making features interactive and user-friendly. Even non-techies won’t have a hard time using it. If it comes to a favorite publishing platform and building a terrific website, that would be Joomla. Using its powerful functionalities, Joomla taps the online market for E-commerce solutions. Buying and selling products or services on the Internet are now made easy dynamic by these three store development tools:


Developed by Max Milbers and Team, VirtueMart tops the list of popular webshops in the online world. With more than 500 features and a very strong network, VirtueMart became a hit worldwide as an online store. It is free for download and use. You can also change the way your site looks and feels like because it employs Joomla as a framework. All of these features give VirtueMart edge over its competitors. You can build and maintain sites for unlimited number of categories, customers, orders, products, and etc.

VirtueMart has additional features that make all applicable codes visible in PHP giving developers access for updating and customization. Shopping and cart pages can also be edited as standard HTML and CSS, by using templates that VirtueMart offers.

It has a wide - variety of features including marketing and promotion tools, and having a dynamic calculator for calculating discounts with multiple bases.


Hikashop is making a name in the E-commerce industry as it targets to sell to worldwide clients. Its functionality is designed for simplicity in its interface, flexibility in managing your store, and efficiency in the purchase of products. Its features provide for advanced customization to have a balance in personalization and meeting the client s needs. Its powerful functions include marketing tools to increase sales and a built-in dashboard to manage your online store.

It comes in 3 editions - Starter, Essential, and Business. This allows users to define their web shops depending on their needed functions and features. Hikashop takes pride in its features of having a powerful dashboard, multiple-language edition interface, efficient product management, and product prices in numerous currencies.

Manage your shop, handle price management, and personalize your store by using Hikashop.


The most basic and popular Joomshopping also hits the online market for web shops. Although it offers just basic eCommerce features it can turn your ordinary CMS site into a dynamic eCommerce site with simple B2C (business-to-consumer) features and an online shopping cart. Its features include but are not limited to: search engine optimization, site management, marketing and promotional tools.

You can create your shops with the source code written in high quality for stability and for optimization to get a high listing in search engines. You can be assured of easy support, shipping, payment, checkout, order management, and high security. It also features analytics in reporting, catalog browsing, and other functions such as customized bills. If you want it simpler and lighter, go for Joomshopping. It is the hassle-free eCommerce solution.

This post is contributed by PixelCrayons, a web development company that offers specialized CMS solutions. You may hire Joomla developers and Drupal developers here at affordable rates.

 Article keywords:
joomla store, joomla development


 Share this article: 
Print Digg StumbleUpon del.icio.us Facebook Yahoo! Buzz Twitter Google Bookmarks LinkedIn MySpace Orkut PDF Scoopeo Viadeo Add to favorites

© Copyright - Articles XP