About Snipcart

Snipcart is an e-commerce solution that enables businesses of all sizes to add shopping cart capabilities to existing websites. Features include a merchant and customer dashboard, payment gateways, abandoned cart management, inventory management, invoicing and more.

Snipcart allows users to upload various types of merchandise data to a merchant dashboards, create product catalogs and generate promo codes and e-commerce coupons. The solution also enables merchants to connect with supported shipping solutions for order fulfillment, create accounts for customers and provide customers with individual dashboards.

Snipcart can be integrated with user websites through a REST API, and the solution also offers various customization tools that employ HTML and C...


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Supported Operating System(s):

Web browser (OS agnostic)

3 Reviews of Snipcart

Overall rating

4.67 / 5 stars

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April 2020

Lucas from MOM+POP, Ltd.

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Company Size: 1 employee

Industry: Information Technology and Services

Time Used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

4.0

Value for money

5.0

Functionality

5.0

April 2020

Easily deploy a small shop on top of your existing website

I had a couple clients who wanted to sell just a handful of items. They couldn't justify a full e-commerce-as-a-service monthly payment of $30+, or to rely on the kind-of-shaky (and complicated to setup) stack of WooCommerce on WordPress. Snipcart allowed them to sell just a few items with only a 2% sales fee. The $10 minimum monthly cost was way better than the $30 for Shopify, and they weren't doing enough sales to go over $30 in additional fees. Plus, using their existing CMS allowed us to roll out the sales at a much lower development cost than it would have been to build out an entire Shopify store and match the branding of the existing site.

Pros

Super simple integration HTML-based product specifications make it easy to create products Supports recurring/subscription payments Very easy to build out an MVP shop Scales from few to many products with little extra work

Cons

Styling the injected UI is a bit convoluted and requires a little bit of developer-style know-how. It's not impossible, and their documentation thoroughly covers the styling. Definitely more code-based than point-and-click type of customization.

Reasons for Choosing Snipcart

Liked the pricing structure better than Shopfiy and liked the stability better than WooCommerce

Response from Snipcart

Replied April 2020

Appreciate the review! I think you described very well the kind of positioning we're aiming at versus platforms such as Shopify and WooCommerce. Customization is indeed dev-oriented, but don't hesitate to contact our dev team via support if there's anything that needs clarification. We hope your clients are happy with their e-commerce integrations! Cheers from the whole team :)

March 2019

Anonymous

Verified Reviewer

Company Size: 11-50 employees

Time Used: Less than 12 months

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

5.0

Functionality

4.0

March 2019

If you want to sell products on your website without complex integration, Snipcart is the way!

I've used Snipcart in two businesses now for instances where a client or myself have wanted to sell a handful of products on a website that wasn't really made for eCommerce in the first place. It works a treat and is an affordable, easy to set up solution.

Pros

Snipcart is really easy to set up to get product and checkout solution running on your website with very little code knowledge, and less security hassle. It took just 30 minutes for me to have a live implementation of projects for sale on my website through Snipcart.

Cons

I haven't encountered any faults or issues with Snipcart yet, though I'm sure I'll find quirks with further use over time.

Response from Snipcart

Replied April 2019

Appreciate the review! Since Snipcart works with any web tooling (CMS, SSG, frameworks, etc.), some quirks sometimes do pop up! If they do, we'd be more than happy to help - just shoot us a message via Intercom. Our devs will do their best to help you create an awesome e-commerce experience. Cheers from the whole team!

August 2018

Dominic Vikram from Gigster

Verified Reviewer

Company Size: 51-200 employees

Industry: Computer Software

Time Used: Less than 6 months

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

4.0

Functionality

3.0

August 2018

Snipcart is easy to spin

Pros

Separates the commerce logic from the frontend. You can use whatever frontend/CMS stack you're most comfortable with.

Cons

Integrations are lacking. Needs a backend developer to use webhooks for your other services.