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The State of 3DCart in 2024

Updated Feb 23 2024

Released to the public in 2001, you won't find many ecommerce platforms that predate 3DCart. Despite it's longevity, it is still under active development and is integrated with modern payment platforms like Stripe and Square.

In this report, we'll cover the following essential statistics on 3DCart usage.

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3DCart Growth

At present, there are 6,993 live stores running on the 3DCart platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running 3DCart.

  • 3DCart stores increased 5.3% quarter-over-quarter in 2023 Q4.
  • 3DCart stores increased 28% year-over-year in 2023 Q4.
Quarter
Active Stores
2020 Q1
3,699
2020 Q2
6,207
2020 Q3
7,129
2020 Q4
7,271
2021 Q1
8,193
2021 Q2
10,697
2021 Q3
12,567
2021 Q4
12,865
2022 Q1
12,638
2022 Q2
11,572
2022 Q3
10,120
2022 Q4
9,776
2023 Q1
8,504
2023 Q2
7,795
2023 Q3
7,539
2023 Q4
7,202
2024 Q1 (to date)
6,993
Active Stores by Quarter

Note: the store counts displayed in this section are based on actual historical store counts.

It's hard to know exactly when a 3DCart store was first created but we use a heuristic that includes historical DNS data which provides a reasonable approximation.

Social Media Usage On 3DCart Stores

Ecommerce brands use social media sites to engage with millions of consumers. Instagram and Facebook are the dominant social media sites for ecommerce stores, by far, with Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube also having notable usage.

  • Facebook is used by 35.7% of 3DCart stores.
  • Instagram is used by 25.4% of 3DCart stores.
  • Twitter is used by 15.6% of 3DCart stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
2,497
Instagram
1,773
Twitter
1,093
YouTube
920
Pinterest
659
LinkedIn
260
Facebook Group
89
Tiktok
35
Yelp
32
WhatsApp
8
Snapchat
2

Contact Information On 3DCart Stores

Email remains an extremely popular communication channel for merchants. Many merchants also provide a phone number so that their customers can reach them instantly.

  • 71% of 3DCart stores provide a phone number on their website
  • 7% of 3DCart stores have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
4,968
Email
462

Top Categories For 3DCart Stores

Here is the breakdown of industry verticals for stores on 3DCart.

  • 14.0% of 3DCart stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 11.6% of 3DCart stores sell Apparel products.
  • 7.6% of 3DCart stores sell Autos & Vehicles products.

Top Countries For 3DCart Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using 3DCart.

  • 91.5% of 3DCart stores are in United States
  • 2.8% of 3DCart stores are in Canada
  • 0.8% of 3DCart stores are in United Kingdom
  • 0.6% of 3DCart stores are in Australia
Country
Stores
193
9
8
6

With a paid account, stores can also be segmented by region and city.

Number Of Employees For 3DCart Stores

Here is the breakdown of 3DCart stores by the number of employees.

  • 95.6% of 3DCart stores have Unknown employees.
  • 3.1% of 3DCart stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.6% of 3DCart stores have 10 - 24 employees.
Employees
Stores
Unknown
6,685
1 - 9
214
10 - 24
40
25 - 49
18
50 - 99
12
100 - 249
14
250 - 999
7
1000 - 4999
2
5000+
1

Number Of Products Sold For 3DCart Stores

Here is the breakdown of 3DCart stores by the number of products that they sell.

  • 30.0% of 3DCart stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 13.8% of 3DCart stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 12.3% of 3DCart stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
2,095
10 - 24
748
25 - 49
782
50 - 99
184
100 - 249
962
250 - 999
860
1000 - 4999
348
5000 - 9999
67
10000 - 24999
64
25000 - 99999
23

Top Technologies on 3DCart Stores

We're tracking 187 different technologies that have 26,706 collective installs on 3DCart stores.

  • Cloudflare is used by 96.0% of 3DCart stores.
  • Extend is used by 60.0% of 3DCart stores.
  • reCAPTCHA is used by 49.4% of 3DCart stores.

Here are the top 10 third-party technologies, ordered by number of installs, across all 3DCart stores.

Top Shipping Carriers Used By 3DCart Stores

  • USPS is used by 20.5% of 3DCart stores.
  • UPS is used by 17.9% of 3DCart stores.
  • Fedex is used by 10.4% of 3DCart stores.

Here are the top 10 shipping carriers across all 3DCart stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
USPS
1,435
UPS
1,254
Fedex
725
Canada Post
76
Royal Mail
21
Australia Post
20
Purolator
14
DHL
5
New Zealean Post
2
Correos
2

3DCart Store Top-level Domain Distribution

.com is the most popular top-level domain for 3DCart stores. This is not surprising since alternate top-level domains have only been introduced somewhat recently and there is still a certain cachet associated with .com domains.

That said, you'll find stark regional differences in certain countries. In Australia, .com.au is the most common top-level domain with .com a close second. This is the exception however as .com domains dominate in virtually all other countries.

  • 91.7% of 3DCart stores have a .com domain.
  • 2.2% of 3DCart stores have a .net domain.
  • 1.3% of 3DCart stores have a .org domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
6,410
.net
152
.org
90
.ca
79
.us
42
.biz
30
.com.au
28
.co.uk
27
.store
19
.co
13

Top 3DCart Stores

Here are the top stores, powered by 3DCart, ordered by store rank.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Stage3 Motorsports
4,145
2016/12/30
to Guitarfetish
6,001
2016/12/30
www.wilsonbrosgardens.com
7,112
2016/12/30
Miromar Outlets
7,872
2016/12/30
to lwrci.com
7,991
2019/09/27

New 3DCart Stores

Here are the 5 highest-ranked stores added most recently.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
www.theitour.com
589,283
2024/02/23
to My Radiant Heater
6,070,270
2024/02/23
W2/1099 Filer
7,348,510
2024/02/23
Simon Said and Co
8,756,142
2024/02/23
tlcanimalnutrition-com.3dcartstores.com
11,793,499
2024/02/23

Stores Switching to 3DCart From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, 3DCart has taken 21 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Here are the top stores that have switched to 3DCart from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
Seattle Fabrics
21,906
Shopify
2023/12/30
to Honeycrisp.com
46,437
Custom Cart
2023/12/05
Magnus Broadheads
90,090
BigCommerce
2024/01/08
Violet Snow Custom F
655,152
Shopify
2024/01/18
to EastShore Medical Supply
933,323
BigCommerce
2024/02/05

Stores Switching from 3DCart To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, 3DCart has lost 70 merchants to competitive platforms.

Here are the top 3DCart stores that have recently changed to a competitive platform.

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
BBQ Island - Grills and Smokers
27,713
Shopify
2023/12/18
Essential Sequential.com
51,977
WooCommerce
2024/02/12
Water Filters FAST
113,633
Shopify
2024/01/15
hiawathahobbies.com
122,474
WooCommerce
2023/12/11
digitalfashionpro.com
183,420
Custom Cart
2024/02/05

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