With the growing industry of eCommerce and WordPress it’s always good to keep in mind many of the solutions that have not only come before us but also the growing open source community around it as a whole.
There are just as many new players entering the space as any other industry and keeping tabs on what’s being done right (and wrong) is a good idea for all of us in WordPress land.
For example, take a look at this full stack open source solution:
Sylius is a an open source alternative built by KNP Labs that’s baked on top of/using these well as these other OS titans:
- Symfony as the enterprise-class PHP framework
- Doctrine as ORM and database abstraction
- Behat and phpspec2 for BDD
Some of you may be familiar with these technologies and have used them in the past.
With flexible product catalogs, variations, categorizations, advanced taxonomies, inventory management, shipping and configurable shipment requirements, taxation properties, and order management, it’s a full suite of features that might make you consider it for your next project.
And, of course, it’s free. Oh yeah.