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Make an E-commerce Site in a Weekend: Using PHP by Bintu Harwani

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CHAPTER 1

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Introduction

In this book, you will learn how to develop an e-commerce site. Electronic commerce, also known as e-commerce, involves purchasing and selling products or services through computers/smart phones using the Internet. Today, almost all businesses need an e-commerce site. Why? Here are a few reasons:

  • Selling online does not require office space or any product display space.
  • You can sell 24/7/365; no store time constraints.
  • Consumers can purchase when it’s convenient from their home and at any time. They can save a lot of time wasted in travelling to the store in traffic.
  • You can sell your products globally.
  • Quick, convenient, ...

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