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A Web Developer’s review of Shopify

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
A Web Developer’s review of Shopify

E-Commerce used to scare me…until now

So at the final months at my previous job, I was tasked with building an e-commerce site using OpenCart. I’m sure they won’t mind the free advertising, so check out Dental Association Gloves to see what I did. While I was first reading through the documentation, I was a little intimidated by it all. There are tax fields, supply numbers, and SKU numbers, entering all the products…needless to say there is a lot of things that go on in an e-commerce site. Once I was done with it though, I was a lot more confident in my ability to do something like this for a freelance client.

A few weeks ago, I recieved a call from a potential client (which didn’t turn out most likely due to money issues) that wanted to set up an online t-shirt e-com site. The catch was, he wanted to use Shopify. I had heard of it, but never used it so I dove in to see what it was all about by setting up a test account. Below is a short review with my brief time looking through Shopify.