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OT-iconThe Technologies used to create OpenTickets were chosen  to provide customers with open-source, easy-to-use, well-rounded software.  For this reason, OpenTickets was created to run on WordPress and WooCommerce.

Many customers of Quadshot Software LLC, the creator of OpenTickets, had problems with their current online event and ticketing systems. These problems boiled down to Flexibility, Features, Performance and Cost. (For a Case Study, Spotlight: Artisan Theater )

 

Why WordPresswp-ot?

  • Most widely used CMS in the world
  • 58% of all sites using a CMS are on WordPress
  • 22% of the top 10 million websites (and growing)
  • Easy to use
  • Lower cost hosting than other CMS
  • Highly-scalable
  • Easy to customize
  • Low cost of maintenance
  • WordPress developers are more available than for other alternative CMS
  • Thousands of Plugins and Themes
  • Much higher usage than Drupal or Joomla

Why WooCommercewoo?

  • Security
  • Reporting
  • Built in SEO
  • Store Management Functions
  • One Page Checkout
  • Product Management and Filtering
  • Tax and Shipping
  • Uses native WordPress functionality, so easier to extend
  • Most widely used Open Source ecommerce platform in the world
  • Extensions to core software Easy to Implement
  • Supports Virtual, Downloadable and Physical Products

Benefits of the Technology Stack

  1. FLEXIBLE – open source means we can adapt it to any customers’ needs
  2. STABLE – built on software used by thousands of sites
  3. SCALABLE – able to scale to large numbers of transactions
  4. SIMPLE – works on any device and browser

The underlying technology stack is open-source and FREE.