What is a shopping cart?

If you have ever purchased anything over the Internet, then you will have used a shopping cart program to make that purchase. In simple terms, a shopping cart is a type of software program that enables web sites to offer products for sale to visitors. The software typically allows visitors to add their choice of…

Accepting Payments on the World Wide Web

If you are planning to launch a web site that will be engaged in ecommerce then you will need to have some method by which your customers can pay for the goods they will be purchasing. There are two main ways in which web sites takes payments, through a third-party provider or with a merchant…