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Pricing and Features

In the comparison chart below we have compared our solutions with 2 of the plans offered by 1ShoppingCart in their 1SC Stores range using 1ShoppingCart's feature list for clarity.

Our prices are shown in UK Pounds with the 1shoppingcart US Dollar prices shown for comparison only. Click the link to obtain an approximate equivalent to the prices in UK Pounds in your local currency and use the currency converter widget.

 
1st4Webshops
£35 / month
Standard
1st4Webshops
£49 / month
Premium
1SC Stores
$99 / month*
Premium
1SC Stores
$249 / month*
Ultimate
Transaction Fee
0.00%
0.00%
1.00%
0.75%
Product Limit
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Customer Limit
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
Custom Design
Optional Upgrade
Optional Upgrade
Optional Upgrade
Optional Upgrade
Email Marketing
1.44M emails per month
1.44M emails per month
90K emails per month†
150K emails per month†
PayPal Payment
Included**
Included**
Included
Included
PaymentSense Payment Gateway
Included***
Included***
-
-
Payment Gateway Payments
Available***
Available***
Included
Included
Feed Perfect
-
-
3 Feeds
17 Feeds
Custom Domain Name (Ability)
Supported
Supported
Supported
Domain Included
Shared SSL
-
-
Included
-
Branded Checkout with SSL
Branded Checkout included.
Dedicated SSL Upgrade Available
Branded Checkout included.
Dedicated SSL Upgrade Available
Available Upgrade
 
Included
 
Trust Badge
Available with SSL Upgrade
 
Available with SSL Upgrade
 
Included w/ Branded Checkout
Upgrade
Included
 
Doba (Drop Shipper Integration)
-
-
Available Upgrade
Available Upgrade
Affiliate Management
Included
Included
Included
Included
Digital Goods
Included
Included
Included
Included
Standard Templates
22
22
Included
Included
Premium Templates
-
-
Included
Included
Access Manager
Unlimited
Unlimited
5 Users
10 Users
Support
Standard
Premium
Standard†
Ultimate
Upsell Express
Upsell Methods Available
Upsell Methods Available
Basic (single)†
Premium (Multi)
API Access
-
-
Included
Included
Desktop Notifier
via Email
via Email
Included
Included
Mobile Notifier
-
-
Included
Included
Social Networking Sidebar
Included
Included
Included
Included
Media Library
1GB overall Disk space
Upgradable
3GB overall Disk space
Upgradable
3gb
 
5gb
 
Database Backup
Daily (Rotated weekly)
Daily (Rotated weekly)
-
-

 

* Price only shown for comparison.
** Requires Free PayPal Account.
*** Requires Merchant Account.
‡ Emails sent at 2000 per hour per client. No actual monthly limit and no upgrades required. 1.44 Million emails per month is simply 2000*24(hrs)*30(days).
† Requires upgrade.


 

In Detail
Standard Premium
 
Shop Front
No programming skills required
 
 
No software to install
 
 
Automatically generated multi-lingual Shop Front
 
 
Automatic presentation of new, featured and special products
 
 
Bestsellers List
 
 
Customer product reviews
 
 
Group products by category
 
 
Category and Product Images
 
 
Fully customisable product description
 
 
Product details on tabs
 
 
'More information' tab for longer descriptions
 
 
Easily create your own custom tabs
 
 
Full customisation of 'look and feel'
 
 
22 Templates to choose from
 
 
Multiple Banner ads & Banner manager
 
 
Product search
 
 
Tell-A-Friend
 
 
Shopping Cart
No programming skills required
 
 
No software to install
 
 
Secure and Certified HTTPS/SSL Shopping Cart*
 
 
Secure admin access
 
 
Easily integrates into your existing web site
 
 
Accept payment in any currency
 
 
Comprehensive client management
 
 
Import or export your clients and prospects
 
 
Bulk upload of products
 
 
Import/Export existing products
 
 
Inventory tracking
 
 
Multiple email order notifications
 
 
Export orders to Quick Books
 
 
Custom Tax Table - US, Canada, VAT Compatible
 
 
Taxable or non-taxable products
 
 
Automated product up-sell module, featured and related products
 
 
Multiple discount options, including order, quantity and free shipping
 
 
Comprehensive Coupon management
 
 
Comprehensive sales analysis tools
 
 
Custom look and feel - Your logo, chose colours
 
 
Product On-Sale pricing
 
 
Multiple Product Options - all price affecting
 
 
Assign product to multiple categories and subcategories
 
 
Product Bundle offering
 
 
Customisable checkout fields
 
 
4 clearly marked steps for easy checkout
 
 
Recover abandoned carts - avoid losing sales
 
 
API Access for third-party integrations
 
 
* Requires Dedicated SSL certificate. Purchased and installed separately.
Shipping Options
Multiple shipping methods
 
 
Ship by price, quantity or weight
 
 
Add handling charges
 
 
Offer free shipping
 
 
Real-time UPS/USPS shipping calculation
 
 
Supports International shipping
 
 
Payment Processing
Support for different payment gateways
 
 
Multiple payment options including PayPal
 
 
PaymentSense Payment Module Included
 
 
Integrated PayPal IPN technology
 
 
Offline credit card processing
 
 
Support for refunds/partial refunds*
 
 
*Depending on payment processor
Upsell/Cross-Sell and Bundle
Upsell via 'We Also Recommend' on product view
 
 
Bundle 2 products with a discount on 2nd product
 
 
Encourage additional purchase via 'Customer who purchased 'X' also purchased...'
 
 
Autoresponder
Unlimited autoresponders
 
 
Unlimited follow-ups per autoresponder
 
 
Unlimited broadcast email messages
 
 
Product-specific autoresponders
 
 
Automatic subscribe/unsubscribe email processing
 
 
Each autoresponder series has its own subscribe-by email
 
 
Real-time tracking for subscribes, opt-ins and removes
 
 
Personalised messages to your clients
 
 
Send plain text or HTML emails
 
 
Easy custom opt-in form generator
 
 
Double opt-in system that can be turned on or off
 
 
Customize your own double opt-in message
 
 
Schedule when you want future broadcasts to be sent
 
 
Automatic new subscriber notices
 
 
Bounced email manager
 
 
Use your own 'From' name and email address
 
 
Delivery speeds (messages per hour).
2,000*
2,000*
CAN-SPAM Act compliant
 
 
*Our Email servers have a limit of 2000 messages/hr/user
Mailing List Manager
Import your address lists without the need for opt-in again
 
 
Unlimited addresses
 
 
Unlimited lists
 
 
Unlimited messages
 
 
Automatically created 'product-specific' lists
 
 
Automatic subscribe/unsubscribe email processing
 
 
Delivery & open rates for your HTML messages
 
 
Real-time tracking for subscribes, opt-ins and removes
 
 
Personalised messages to your clients
 
 
Send plain text or HTML emails
 
 
Multi-part MIME email support
 
 
Easy custom opt-in form generator
 
 
Double opt-in system that can be turned on or off
 
 
Customize your own double opt-in message
 
 
Schedule when you want future broadcasts to be sent
 
 
Easy to use Ezine/Newsletter management*
 
 
Send test messages to preview your emails
 
 
Automatic new subscriber notices
 
 
Identifies invalid email addresses
 
 
Bounced email manager
 
 
Individual Spam Protection and IP capture
 
 
Use your own 'From' name and email address
 
 
Delivery speeds (messages per hour).
2,000*
2,000*
CAN-SPAM Act compliant
 
 
*Our Email servers have a limit of 2000 messages/hr/user
Affiliate Software
Unlimited affiliates.
 
 
Easily manage your affiliate team.
 
 
Approve, Suspend & Reinstate affiliates.
 
 
See affiliate sales, commissions & totals at a glance by date range.
 
 
Pay commissions by date range.
 
 
Set commission rates globally, for each affiliate, by product or by category.
 
 
Powerful commission override structure.
 
 
Set cookie lifetime globally or for each affiliate.
 
 
Powerful cookie override structure.
 
 
Provide up to 24 banners for you affiliates to use.
 
 
Secure comprehensive 'front end' sales & earnings information for your affiliates.
 
 
Affiliates can view sales & earnings by date range.
 
 
Comprehensive 'front end' marketing tools page with banners and links.
 
 
Deep link generator to generate direct links to any page on your shop.
 
 
Search Engine Optimisation
Integration with Google Analytics*.
 
 
'Search engine friendly' URLs automatically set.
 
 
Ability to manually set URLs.
 
 
Ability to set Title, Description and Keywords for each page including products and categories.
 
 
Sitemap generator with submition to Google and other search engines.
 
 
* Requires an account with Google
SSL Certificate Authority