Ecwid overview

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Ecwid is a shopping cart which can be seamlessly integrated with your existing website, business page on Facebook or your blog. If you want to sell on multiple platforms at the same time — Ecwid is the right solution for you. All these storefronts are synced and managed from one Control Panel.

Ecwid serves over million sellers in 175 countries allowing individuals and businesses to sell anywhere with a free, SSL protected, mobile responsive store.

You can create your Ecwid shop now and use the Initial setup guide to set your store up, integrate it into your website and customize it quickly and easily.

Ecwid account is free and no credit card is required when registering. You can try the basic features with Ecwid forever free account to see how it works and how your store will look. 

How Ecwid works

It is as simple as that — you add Ecwid plugin to any page of your website or profile page, and your online store immediately appears on this page. Customers will check out securely right within your site. 

This is possible due to Ecwid architecture. Ecwid is a hosted SaaS shopping cart, which means all the code and stores data (products, categories, images, e-goods, orders etc.) is hosted on our servers and delivered to you and your customers in background by means of AJAX. This makes Ecwid fast and easy to use: you can have your store on many sites simultaneously, never care of system upgrades or other technical stuff and deliver your store to your clients faster than other shopping carts. 

Where all store information is stored

We rely on secure Amazon Web Services (particularly, Amazon S3) to store Ecwid data and applications. Years of usage and hundreds of successful clients proved Amazon Web Services as the most reliable and secure solution among the competitors. 

Ecwid takes care of your data, regardless of where your store is installed. Whether it is Joomla, Wordpress or any other CMS, custom-developed site or social network, since you signed up with us, we take care of backups as well as of your store security, software updates, server maintenance and many other routine tasks. 

How the security is guaranteed

Our merchants' data security is our team's highest priority. We use highly secured and trusted Amazon servers to store Ecwid shops information. Checkout in your Ecwid store always works via HTTPS using SSL certificates, so you can rest assured that you data is completely safe.
More information: Ecwid security

Where Ecwid can be installed

Basically, Ecwid can be inserted on any website or blog that allows embedding HTML/Javascript codes. We offer a ready app for Facebook, so you can open an online store on Facebook page with a few clicks: How to add your store to Facebook

We also have very nice plugins for Wordpress, Wix and other sitebuilders. 

Please refer to this topic: Add Ecwid to your site

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