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Prestashop – How Is It the Best Choice for Small and Mid-Size Online Business?

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					Prestashop – How Is It the Best Choice for Small and Mid-Size Online
Business?
The success of your online business to an extent depends upon the functionality, user-friendliness and
look and feel of your ecommerce website. So, while selecting a platform, you really have to be very
careful so that you can make a right choice. Obviously when so many options are available nowadays,
it becomes slightly difficult for companies to choose the best from among them.

However, Prestashop has been one of the most popular open source ecommerce platforms since its
launch in 2007. Already used by hundreds thousands stores all across the world, it has gained a good
reputation as well as loyal users. It is a wise decision to opt for Prestashop development if you’re
looking to start your business website within a short span of time or wanting to control all your stores
from one single location.

Let us explore further how it can be a right choice for small to midsize online businesses.

Compatible CMS: The biggest benefit of Prestashop is that it is compatible with all browsers including
Opera, Mozilla, Internet Explorer, Safari, Google Chrome and others. Additionally, it is well suited for
all the latest devices including touch and type or touch only. So, whether you’re looking for mobility
or desktop friendliness, Prestashop makes a perfect choice.

Web 2.0 Innovations: Not to surprise, the platform also supports next-gen functionality by making use
of web 2.0 technologies including AJAX and others. It takes into account the concepts of information
sharing, user-centered design and integration of social media.

Features and Functionalities: Prestashop supports an array of features including product image
zoom, product comparison, multiple languages, various shipping options with custom messages and
payment gateways such as PayPal, Google Checkout, Skrill, Authorize.net and payment pro via API.

Multiple Stores Handling: Prestashop makes multiple stores handling extremely simple. It offers you
complete control over your stores and all other business activities such as sale and purchase,
newsletter subscription, coupon codes, orders, stocks, etc.

Prestashop although is a light weight open source software that can be downloaded and installed for
free; however, you will require special expertise to work on it and customize the design, look,
features in tandem with your requirements. In order to take full advantage of the platform and deploy
its features to their maximum, the best idea is to hire Prestashop developers.

Consider outsourcing the task to cut costs. Join hands with a software development outsourcing
company and take advantage of difference in the scale of economies. Recruiting in-house can be
extremely expensive so offshore staffing comes as an economical option.

There are numerous outsourcing firms operating in India that provide you with an easy access to the
required number of personnel for your project. You get complete flexibility to increase or decrease
the team size depending upon the scope of your project. The best thing is that the Prestashop
developers India are well versed in English language; so, there are hardly any chances of
miscommunication or lack of communication. Moreover, the talent is available in abundance at low
wages. All you need to do is- target the right outsourcing company.

Prestashop is not only a good choice for small business owners but those having multiple online stores
can also resort to it. So provide your customers with superior browsing experience while enjoying
incredible front and back office handling.

				
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Description: Through this article, the author explores how Prestashop is superior over other open source platforms. Additionally, he brings forward the benefits of outsourcing Prestashop development. Hiring Prestashop developers India allows you to benefit from the scales of economies.