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The State of 3DCart in 2023

Updated Jan 27 2023

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 8,689 live stores running on the 3DCart platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running 3DCart.

  • 3DCart stores increased 1.2% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q4.
  • 3DCart stores increased 11% year-over-year in 2022 Q4.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
213
2017 Q2
152
2017 Q3
89
2017 Q4
129
2018 Q1
71
2018 Q2
133
2018 Q3
92
2018 Q4
55
2019 Q1
133
2019 Q2
71
2019 Q3
99
2019 Q4
96
2020 Q1
739
2020 Q2
1,039
2020 Q3
630
2020 Q4
270
2021 Q1
359
2021 Q2
435
2021 Q3
352
2021 Q4
257
2022 Q1
169
2022 Q2
203
2022 Q3
369
2022 Q4
101
2023 Q1 (to date)
37
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

It's hard to know exactly when a 3DCart store was first created but we use a heuristic combining DNS and WHOIS data that 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 34.5% of 3DCart stores.
  • Instagram is used by 24.3% of 3DCart stores.
  • Twitter is used by 15.5% of 3DCart stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
2,997
Instagram
2,113
Twitter
1,343
YouTube
1,061
Pinterest
765
LinkedIn
232
Facebook Group
130
Yelp
31
Tiktok
30
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.

  • 70% of 3DCart stores provide a phone number on their website
  • 7% of 3DCart stores have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
6,069
Email
567
WhatsApp
5

Top Categories For 3DCart Stores

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

  • 12.9% of 3DCart stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 12.6% of 3DCart stores sell Apparel products.
  • 7.2% of 3DCart stores sell Autos & Vehicles products.

Top Countries For 3DCart Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using 3DCart.

  • 92.0% of 3DCart stores are in United States
  • 2.7% of 3DCart stores are in Canada
  • 0.9% of 3DCart stores are in United Kingdom
  • 0.7% of 3DCart stores are in Australia

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.

  • 2.2% of 3DCart stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.5% of 3DCart stores have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 0.2% of 3DCart stores have 25 - 49 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
193
10 - 24
44
25 - 49
20
50 - 99
12
100 - 249
14
250 - 999
2
1000 - 4999
3

Number Of Products Sold For 3DCart Stores

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

  • 20.0% of 3DCart stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 13.5% of 3DCart stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 12.2% of 3DCart stores sell 10 - 24 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
1,740
10 - 24
1,057
25 - 49
1,014
50 - 99
226
100 - 249
1,174
250 - 999
1,017
1000 - 4999
405
5000 - 9999
77
10000 - 24999
74
250000+
1,046

Top Technologies on 3DCart Stores

We're tracking 161 different technologies that have 21,082 collective installs on 3DCart stores.

  • Extend is used by 58.1% of 3DCart stores.
  • reCAPTCHA is used by 45.6% of 3DCart stores.
  • Google Analytics is used by 30.0% 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 19.0% of 3DCart stores.
  • UPS is used by 16.1% of 3DCart stores.
  • Fedex is used by 9.7% of 3DCart stores.

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

Shipping Carrier
Stores
USPS
1,647
UPS
1,396
Fedex
842
Canada Post
95
Royal Mail
27
Australia Post
25
Purolator
15
DHL
6
Correos
3
China Post
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.
  • 2.5% of 3DCart stores have a .net domain.
  • 1.3% of 3DCart stores have a .org domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
7,966
.net
220
.org
115
.ca
84
.us
45
.co.uk
39
.com.au
39
.biz
38
.co
22
.store
19

Top 3DCart Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Steeda
1,784
2016/12/30
Lukie Games, Inc
1,921
2020/01/24
JewelrySupply.com
2,848
2016/12/30
to LED Light Expert
2,865
2017/05/26
Stage3 Motorsports
4,212
2016/12/30

New 3DCart Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
www.essonaorganics.net
2,618,496
2023/01/27
www.smellstoinhalellc.com
6,305,763
2023/01/27
to Infowars Life
6,683,917
2023/01/27
to Composure Clothing
7,266,208
2023/01/27
to Braintap Store
7,436,876
2023/01/27

Stores Switching to 3DCart From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, 3DCart has taken 17 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
TIENDA de PELUQUERIA ONLINE
65,267
Custom Cart
2022/12/21
to Component Playgrounds
254,883
Shopify
2022/11/26
Pb Markers, Inc.
314,530
GoDaddy Online Store
2022/11/21
to ITC Quick Attach
335,863
BigCommerce
2022/11/29
Skene Lights
389,164
Wix
2022/12/14

Stores Switching from 3DCart To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, 3DCart has lost 76 merchants to competitive platforms.

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
E-Rigging
15,233
Shopify
2023/01/02
DNA My Dog
36,002
Custom Cart
2023/01/16
Wysong
51,828
Shopify
2022/12/19
Craft Haven
55,595
Shopify
2022/12/05
ebeehoney.com
62,040
Shopify
2023/01/02

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