It is advisable to mount a virtual store using an own accommodation because this will give you more flexibility to make modifications. The necessary software can be open source so it is free.Virtual stores software is free because it is open source. You can install you shop, but it to your measurement will require knowledge. It is interesting to pay a store design already made and upload it to the accommodation thinking that it is vary little design in the future. Design can leave from around 60 euros up to about 150 euros. Open source software can be (without claiming to be exhaustive): Oscommerce: is the most widely used software so far.
Also because it is about which further developments have been made. So there is lots of information support. In addition, it has many contributions of program modules that allow you to add more functionality to your blog. Software it had become obsolete, but now it seems that it again with designs and modern features. Magento: Is characterized by the simplicity in navigation (usability), simplicity of code and good design of its user interface. PrestShop: In terms of design is far superior to Oscommerce, although this can be modified to have a very professional design. Its developer community is very small. Barely there developed modules, it is less economical.
VirtueMart: Is a plugin for Joomla (content management system) platform. It makes your website in Joomla, an online store. Today have been downloaded more than one million and a half times. E-commerce plugin: is a plugin for wordpress that allows you to create a shop from the wordpress platform. Allows WordPress platform looks like a web CSS type and with very attractive designs.All have their pros and cons. If I had to choose one, it would be me with the oscommerce software because it is more worked. The design can be improved with a good template.The author takes time to compiling virtual stores for their clients. It provides its extensive experience to others so they can create shop virtual with little effort. Before this information was reserved for a few, now that it is sold with virtual stores is much clearer.