Shopping cart apps are an externally hosted application that allows you to sell your products and services online 24/7.
Shopping cart apps or e-commerce applications provide you with a way to monetize your website presence. With shopping cart apps you can upload your products and services to your website along with images, pricing and information. This allows your website users to view what you sell and purchase your product or service via your website. Many shopping cart apps reside within your website and are accessible from the admin are of your website. Some examples of e-commerce apps that reside with your website are WooCommerce and VirtueMart. Stand alone open application shopping cart apps include Magento and OpenCart.