What is commerce web hosting? Which all software are supported in e-commerce web hosting?
E-commerce web hosting is specialized web hosting solution for hosting the e-commerce software.
E-commerce web hosting server includes the software package necessary for hosting major open source shopping cart software.
Top open source shopping cart software are Magento, osCommerce, Prestashop etc. See the list of top Open Source shopping cart software for more information on each shopping cart solutions.
Major shopping cart software are developed in PHP and runs on PHP enabled web servers.
So, to host the e-commerce software you will be needing PHP based e-commerce hosting service provider.
These e-commerce hosting service provider provides following things in e-commerce shopping cart hosting package:
a) PHP and MySQL support
b) Merchant account services support
c) SSL Support
d) Website security and backup
e) Website/Server monitoring
f) 24x7 technical support
g) Online Payment system
h) Shared, Dedicated and VPS servers
j) Server software patch updation
E-commerce web hosting packages is best solution for hosting on-line shopping portal.