OpenCart 3 vs OpenCart 2 in 2018: Should You Update?

OpenCart 3 was released in 2017 almost a year ago – back then, we gave it a try concluded it doesn't offer much in terms of tangible benefits to store owners compared to OpenCart 2.

Today, we're giving OpenCart 3 another try to see if something has changed and if it makes sense to switch to OpenCart 3 – or stick with the proven and stable OpenCart 2.

This is an April, 2018 update to the original blog post published in June, 2017.

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The MultiMerch Guide to Online Marketplace Monetization

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Selecting and implementing the right online marketplace monetization strategy is a question of life and death when you're building an online marketplace.

Here at MultiMerch, we've seen many beautifully designed marketplaces fail to generate revenues and die a miserable death.

In this post, I would like to lay out all of the monetization strategies for online marketplaces we've learned about while building MultiMerch to help you choose the right one.

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Finding The Best OpenCart Themes: A Definitive Guide

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Building an online store with OpenCart? A great OpenCart theme will be the first thing you'll need.

Fortunately, there are hundreds of OpenCart themes available on ThemeForest and third party marketplaces.

Unfortunately, many of them just aren't good.

In this guide, I'll try to cover some of the most important steps you'll go through when choosing an OpenCart theme.

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Which OpenCart version is the best? Find out yours!

There are 3 major OpenCart versions out there in 2018: 1.x, 2.x and 3.x.

What's the difference between them, which one's the best and how to determine, which one you're using?

In this quick guide, I'll try to cover the differences between OpenCart versions and help you choose the right one.

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The Definitive Guide to OpenCart in 2018

MultiMerch is an online marketplace solution that supports OpenCart.

"What is OpenCart?" is the first question we get from marketplace owners who come from different systems or industries.

In this blog post, I tried to answer your questions and cover all things OpenCart – from its history and technical specifications to pricing, themes, extensions and suggestions for alternatives.

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