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Content management systems and E-commerce: a comparative case study
Author(s): Amal A. Al Rasheed; Samir D. El-Masri
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Paper Abstract

The need for CMS's to create and edit e-commerce websites has increased with the growing importance of e-commerce. In this paper, the various features essential for e-commerce CMS's are explored. The aim of the paper was to find the best CMS solution for e-commerce which includes the best of both CMS and store management. Accordingly, we conducted a study on three popular open source CMS's for e-commerce: VirtueMart from Joomla!, Ubercart from Drupal, and Magento. We took into account features like hosting and installation, performance, support/community, content management, add on modules and functional features. We concluded with improvements that could be made in order to alleviate problems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 January 2012
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8350, Fourth International Conference on Machine Vision (ICMV 2011): Computer Vision and Image Analysis; Pattern Recognition and Basic Technologies, 83502N (13 January 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.920239
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Amal A. Al Rasheed, Princess Noura Bint Abdul Rahman Univ. (Saudi Arabia)
Samir D. El-Masri, King Saud Univ. (Saudi Arabia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8350:
Fourth International Conference on Machine Vision (ICMV 2011): Computer Vision and Image Analysis; Pattern Recognition and Basic Technologies
Safaa S. Mahmoud; Zhu Zeng; Yuting Li, Editor(s)

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