The digitization of the markets is inevitable and in this sense the creation of an e-commerce shop is an indispensable tool for many companies. Ecommerce or online stores can be an extension of the physical store or a standalone business. Among its main advantages worth noting following:
OXID eShop is also a German e-commerce solution from OXID eSales AG based in Freiburg im Breisgau. This shop software was developed especially for beginners in the e-commerce sector and, depending on the version, is aimed at small business owners, medium-sized companies or large customers.
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Explanation of the scheme: TOP 10K, 100K, 1m - means: TOP of websites by traffic, i.e. among the 100K most popular websites, for example, OXID-based websites took about 30 in 2022. Among the TOP 1m in the same year - about 90.
The advantages of OXID eShop at a glance:
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The costs of an online shop can be divided into 3 phases: construction, launch and operation. Each phase can be reasonably affordable or extremely expensive, depending on Shop budget and goals.
The price of creating an OXID online store basically depends on what plan you have and whether you need professional help to create it, which is always recommended for a good result. A very important factor is the size of your company, which also influences further actions: which edition to choose, which design and which shop functions and modules are needed.
When setting up an online shop, the first thing to consider is the cost of hosting and domain. A web host or hosting service provides a server on which to host the website and makes it available to online users.
There is a wide variety of hosting providers to suit every budget. The following hosters are popular in Germany: Hetzner, 1&1, SchlundTech, Hosteurope, Strato, Domainfactory and All-Inkl.
After choosing the hosting plan, the second step is to register a domain name. This is your website's address and allows users and search engines to visit your website.
OXID eShop offers the following editions:
OXID Community Edition is an open source and free of charge and offers almost the same functions as OXID Professional Edition, which is chargeable. OXID Community Edition does not support the ERP/SOAP interface, and many support options are also not available, there is only support from the community. This edition is well suited for small projects that do not have complicated requirements and business logic.
OXID eShop Professional Edition is a powerful and proven shop software with comprehensive functionality. This shop system can be functionally and visually adapted to the needs of the shop operator and integrated into existing business processes. This edition is also suitable for small and medium-sized companies. More about this here.
OXID eShop Enterprise B2C Edition is an outstanding shop software solution for medium-sized, large and international companies. It offers exciting shopping worlds, maximum usability, strong performance and a fast checkout, is very flexible, stable and secure.
OXID eShop Enterprise B2B Edition is the perfect solution for medium-sized to large companies, which significantly simplifies trade between business customers. This OXID Edition ensures accurate management of specific purchasing processes and organizations.
Price packages for OXID eShop Enterprise Editions (B2C and B2B):
Appealing design is crucial for the success of an online shop. You also have a choice here: to use a standard template or a custom template. There are many OXID themes, both free and paid. It is also possible to have an individual design created. An individual design for OXID is a complex but worthwhile task. With the individual design, the appearance of the online shop embodies your company, your product range and your corporate philosophy at first glance. Attractive designs are engraved in the memory of your customers - this also ensures brand awareness and loyalty from any existing and potential buyers.
Individual design of an OXID online shop based on our references:
The costs for the development of an OXID online shop also depend on the shop functions: the more complicated the structure and functionality, the more complex and therefore more expensive the implementation. These include:
If there is also a need for the functions in the online shop that OXID Standard does not offer, it is possible to purchase additional modules on OXID eXchange. There are many extensions for every need
The costs for an OXID online shop depend on the modules you need. Sometimes there are specific requirements that cannot be covered by the available extensions, in this cabe one can have individual modules created, and better by reputable agency. It goes without saying that the more complicated the module, the more expensive the development. The creation of product configurators for OXID is also time-consuming, but worthwhile.
Choosing the right e-commerce agency is the most important task if your OXID online shop is to be launched successfully. The quality of the work, reliability and deadlines are decisive factors. When choosing a web agency, one must check customer reviews and/or references, also look at portfolio of the finished projects and compare with own expectations.
The role of the team is equally important, as creating an online store requires different skills and qualifications. The following specialists are needed for a project - programmers (frontend and backend developers), designers, project managers, QA testers. Each member fulfils a specific role that is essential to the smooth running of your project.
The cost of the services is also very important, selected hourly rates should not be too high or too low.
Very advisable to find out about the conditions of sale in advance:
A good agency will always be transparent on these issues.
In order for online shop to function correctly after the launch, it needs good support. In the course of time it can happen that you want informative inquiries, personal advice, have technical difficulties or want to add new functions or change something else - support for OXID web shop is essential. The following variants are possible: one can purchase a support package where the services are prescribed, or, as an alternative, work with an agency on an hourly rate.
The development of an OXID online shop is a complex, multi-stage process, and the costs depend on many factors: hosting, edition, functionality, modules, design and much more. Our agency is an expert in the creation and support of OXID online shops. We take care of the qualitative implementation of your projects with the highest demands on performance, design and user-friendliness. We create the excellent online shop for you and with you, also take care of digital marketing and are happy to advise you. Our credentials say more about us.
Please contact our team, we will be glad to help you.