In this new article, we are talking about the Zen Cart e-commerce solution and offering you our list of the 20 best websites using Zen Cart.
Take a look at some of the stores and see what you can achieve with Zen Cart.
Let’s get started!
What is Zen Cart?
What prompts site owners to use this content management system?
Firstly, it is free open-source software.
Secondly, its code can be customized, which helps to tailor sites to the needs of businesses.
And thirdly Zen Cart can be incorporated into WordPress.
Let’s take a look at a list of Zen Cart websites and you will see the potential of this digital store management system in practice.
20 Best Websites Using Zen Cart
1. For Dog Trainers
For Dog Trainers manufacture and sell dog items, such as collars, leashes, harnesses, and muzzles.
On the site, you can check products by category, see images of the company’s products, and also check customer testimonials.
Also, by choosing a product category, you can select a subcategory to find a suitable product even faster.
So, by choosing a section with dog collars, you can select subsections such as artisan collars, metal collars, spiked dog collars, prong collars, and more.
Below on the main page of the site, you can find a link to the company’s blog (there are articles with tips on how to choose one or another product), check the most popular goods, and find information about the company.
The site is made in white and grey colour scheme with additional orange tones.
At ALLputer, you can buy accessories for computers and portable electronic devices.
The site is very simple and intuitive: all you see is a list of products with prices and descriptions, as well as product categories.
By visiting a certain category, you can select the brand you are interested in and see the most relevant products from this category.
The site design is also very simple, and the site’s background is made in a techy white and grey colour scheme.
3. Strings By Mail
Looking at the name of this company, you can easily guess what services it provides.
Yes, Strings By Mail provides customers with guitar strings, as well as accessories, books, software, and more.
The site is very convenient – at the very top of the page you see the product categories with related images, and below you can find sales, special offers, and customer testimonials.
After choosing a certain category of products, you can select a brand, and then sort all the goods by such parameters as name, popularity, and price.
What is also nice, on the site you can find tips on how to choose the right type of string.
Like the previous site, this one is made in a white and grey colour scheme, but light brown colour tones give the site a cosy atmosphere.
4. Banzai Hobby
Banzai Hobby is a digital hobby store located in Japan.
At the very top of the main page, you can see discounts and special offers of the company, as well as product categories.
Below, you can find the actual products of the company with prices and images.
Also, the site offers a convenient feature for comparing different products for various parameters, as well as a blog with articles describing specific goods.
The main colours of the site are white, grey and red, and they harmoniously blend with each other.
MiniIntheBox is a true digital marketplace.
The company sells electronic gadgets, home decor, jewellery, clothing, car electronics, and many more.
Given the rich product range of the company, it would be wise to fear that it may be difficult for site visitors to find the right product among all the goods.
Fortunately, all products are logically and conveniently divided into categories, and also the site has a convenient search feature.
The site is made mainly in white, black, and grey colours, but bright images with the goods make it look lively.
6. All K-9
There is one more site focused on products for dogs on our list.
All K9, a US-based digital store, you can find a huge range of dog training supplies and equipment.
As in other digital stores, all company’s products are logically divided into thematic sections.
In addition to the typical categories of goods, you can also find the right item through the list of brands, as well as via the search feature.
Also, the site has a separate section with discounted goods.
Using it, you can make a bargain at the lowest price.
The site is designed in the white-grey-blue colour scheme.
7. Apogee Components
Apogee Components is an educational resource and also a digital shop where you can purchase model rocket kits, launch equipment, rocket engines, construction supplies, and payloads.
On the company’s website, visitors can find sections with products, webcomics, guides, “how-to” videos, and more.
Site visitors also can use the search bar to find the goods they need.
There are a lot of types and names of goods on the site, so you will have plenty to choose from.
Also, in each category, you can filter the products by several parameters, such as brands, price, name, popularity, and required skill level.
As the main colours, the site uses grey, white, and red.
8. Stove Parts Plus
Formerly known as A-1 Stoves & Fireplaces, Stove Parts Plus sell gas, wood, and pellet stove parts, as well as user manuals.
The site is extremely easy to use: on the left, you can find the product categories, and in the middle of the page, you can see products with images and prices.
Each category of the site consists of several subcategories.
So, after visiting the gas stove parts section, you can also choose such subsections as common gas stove parts, Breckwell gas stove parts, Heat n Glo parts, Heatilators, and more.
The colour palette of the site is also visually pleasing – it combines white, grey, and blue colours.
9. Make Your Own Jeans
At Make Your Own Jeans, you can buy custom clothing for men and women, for example, jeans, leathers, and suits.
As on many other digital stores, at the top of the page, you can find product categories, and below you can find customer reviews.
Unlike other stores, MakeYourOwnJeans provide site visitors with a gallery where customers upload pictures of their purchases (after all, each product on the site is made-to-measure).
Regarding the colour scheme, the site is based on grey, white, and beige colours.
10. Eco Enterprises
Eco Enterprises is a US-based digital marketplace focused on hydroponic and greenhouse equipment, as well as horticultural and gardening supplies.
At the top of the main page, you can see sections with new products and special offers, and on the left side of the page, you can find product categories.
Since the site has a separate section with discounts, visitors can conveniently choose a product at the most affordable price.
The main colours of the site are white, grey and green.
11. Regatul Jocurilor
Regatul Jocurilor is a Romanian site where you can buy board, logical and educational games.
In the centre of the main page, there is a block with goods and their images, and on the left is a list of categories.
At the bottom of the main page, you can find information about the company and its services, as well as the company’s contacts.
The main colours of the site are beige, brown and orange.
Bestcena is a cell phone store located in Poznań, Poland.
The site is very simple – the main page is a block with phones, their images and prices.
Also, here you can browse product categories to choose something that interests you.
The site is made in white and blue colours without bright and catchy tones.
13. Dennis Miller Associates
Dennis Miller Associates is a furniture and lighting store located in New York City.
Among the previous ones, this site stands out for its minimalism and design approach.
Once you get to the site, you don’t see the typical categories of goods or a list of goods.
On the main page, there are only large images of furniture, constantly changing each other, and a description of the company.
Only at the top of the page, are there links to various sections of the site, such as collections, products, shop, etc.
So, after clicking on the link leading to the store, you can see the products and their categories.
This is a fairly conventional approach because the main page is not overloaded with details and looks stylish.
The colour scheme of the site is based on black and white-grey tones.
14. Flight Kickz
At Flight Kickz, consumers can buy sneakers and other sports shoes.
The site does not use the usual product categories. Instead, by hovering your mouse over sections of the site, such as featured products, you will see examples of goods with prices and images.
Also on the site, you can look through popular products and products at a discount.
Regarding the design, the site is very simple, and it is made in grey-white-beige colours.
15. Vacuums Inc
Vacuums Inc sell vacuum cleaner parts and supplies, such as cleaner bags, filters, belts, and more.
This is what the product selection on this site looks like.
First, you select the category of product you are interested in, for example, vacuum filters.
Then you select the brand you are interested in, for instance, Bosch.
Only then you see examples of specific products with prices, images and descriptions.
This approach is very convenient, because people are looking for parts for vacuum cleaners of specific companies, and it also allows to avoid an overabundance of text on the main page of the site.
Regarding colours, the site mainly uses white-grey-blue tones.
16. Shannon Fabrics
Shannon Fabrics is a global wholesale fabric supplier of cuddle, luxurious furs, and soft silky satin.
The site is quite convenient: on the above, you can see sections of the site, each associated with a particular product, for example, cuddle, fur, kits, etc.
Visiting the specific category, you can configure the search filter to quickly find the right product.
For instance, you can filter products by colours, collections, or patterns.
The main colour of the site is white, but brighter colours are also used.
At SVGCuts, you can buy Cricut, silhouette, and Sizzix designs to use them later, for example, when making gifts.
The site is very convenient – all products are logically divided into categories.
Also, on the site, you can find sections with company news, articles, community news, and much more.
The site mostly uses delicate colours, so it looks very cosy and nice.
18. Infidel Body Armor
At Infidel Body Armor, consumers can purchase tactical body armour, bulletproof vests, and other types of ballistic protection.
Regarding the basic functionality, the site is very simple.
As elsewhere, you can browse the products by categories, and choose what you need.
The site is interesting in another way.
Thus, when you select a specific product, you can customize it.
For example, you can choose the armour level of the armour vest, it’s colour.
Also, you can choose whether to insert side armour plates and first-aid kits or not.
Regarding the design and colour scheme, the site does not offer anything unusual.
Militaristic colours and their tones are a site’s colour base.
19. San Marco Coffee
San Marco Coffee is a coffee plant and distributor from Charlotte, North Carolina.
On the left of the main page, you can select a product category, such as espresso coffee, gourmet coffee, flavoured coffee, special equipment, and other types of goods.
Visiting a certain category, you can according to certain parameters, namely, grind, type, and roast.
At the bottom of the page, you can find information about the company and its services.
The site is made in warm tones; its main colours are blue, white and beige.
At ScopeVoterApp, you can buy low-price clothing and shoes, such as jackets, boots, backpacks, dresses and shirts.
The site is extremely easy to use. At the top of the main page, you can see the categories of goods, divided into men’s and women’s clothing. In these categories, there are even more types of categories, namely types of clothing.
Below on the main page, there is a list of the most relevant products of the company with photos, prices and descriptions.
The site is based on the classic colour scheme, so the main colours are white, black and grey.
20 Best Websites Using Zen Cart – Conclusion
As you can see from our Zen Cart list you can make a pretty comprehensive e-commerce store with the software and with the levels of flexibility and minimal costs involved you have a very competitive web-store option at your fingertips.
That’s all for now.
So, do you have a Zen Cart Store?
Should your store have made it onto our list of the 20 best websites using Zen Cart?
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