Rafiq Ansari

Manager Business Development


X-cart Next vs X-cart Classic: Who Wins?


Do you want to run a successful online business? Are you thinking to adopt X-Cart solution to grow your business? If all your answers are in YES, then this article might be helpful for you as we are going to list some essential information of X-cart Next and X-cart Classic that helpful to grow successful online business. We are also going to compare both of the solutions to find best among them.

About X-cart Next

X-cart Next is one of the excellent hosted e-commerce solution for customize every element of your online store. No matter, you want to develop create online stores for your customers, create a blog or design website, you can have X-cart Next.

This hosted e-commerce solution comes with collection of marvelous features like drag-n-drop shopping, shipping cost calculator, one-screen checkout, Quick View and dozens of other cool features that make the shopping process easier, faster and convenient for your customers.

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E-commerce features

X-Cart Next comes with hosted e-commerce platform, so it is obvious that it comes with collection of ever-lasting E-commerce features. As it comes with Object-oriented MVC platform architecture, it can be customized according to the project’s requirements. So, check out some of the marvelous E-commerce features included in X-cart Next are

  • Flexible pricing rules
  • Bestsellers and featured products
  • New arrivals and Coming soon
  • Up-sells, Cross-sells and Related Products
  • Product suggestions
  • Discount coupons and Promotions
  • Social Integration
  • Analytics and Reporting
  • SEO
  • Digital delivery
  • Multiple language support
  • Facebook integration
  • Mobile commerce
  • Paid extension


X-cart Next comes with remarkable functionality of Discount coupons, New Products announcements, OnSale module for those merchants, who wants to grab attention of their potential customers.

One of the remarkable functionality of this eCommerce solution is its AJAX One page checkout that allows user to purchase product easier and faster. Its Drop-n-Drop adding to cart function is also best and comfortable.

Development and extensibility

This eCommerce solution comes with fully customizable, easy upgrades facility. No matter, whether you have technical knowledge or not, you can easily access to the source code. Available with MVC modular architecture, it installs extensions with simple 1-click.

About X-Cart Classic

On other side, X-Cart Classic (downloadable) e-commerce solution is available with convenient and handy tools along with in-demand modifications and ‘ideas’ base that create popular online store and attract more number of customers. Here are some features of X-Cart Classic

Pop-up Anywhere

This is one of my personal favorite features that shown customers pop-ups on every page. It comes with 4 pre-designed pop-up types such as Facebook Like, bottom sticky bar with cart total and checkout button.
Sign up to newsletter and top sticky notification bar with custom message. Admin can able to develop unlimited number of pop-ups according to requirements with different content.

Pop-up Anywhere

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eBay Integration

eBay integration is also available for those steel-hearted and enthused merchants, who want to make claim about themselves on Ebay. Online merchant can easily develop eBay products and update its prices, descriptions, inventory levels, etc.

from X-Cart database with this module. Moreover, admin can also able to manage sales in X-Cart admin area and can upload order information, tracking and shipping details to eBay in real-time.

Apart from above two, it is also expected that Amazon S3 Integration, X-Show Room, etc. may come with X-Cart Classic. Comparing both the solutions, i.e. X-Cart Next and X-Cart Classic, we find both are best in their own ways.

Just you have to be check out your solution will fulfill the needs of your business.