Ubercart is Dead: Roundtable with Shawn McCabe

Host: Jace Anderson Specialist: Shawn McCabe, Acro Media’s CTO Date recorded: October 24, 2019

Shawn McCabe, Acro Media’s CTO, recently made waves when he proclaimed through our blog that Ubercart is dead (https://blog.acromedia.com/ubercart-is-dead-why-a-migration-is-needed-asap). Businesses using Ubercart now have questions that need to be answered. Because of this, we held an “Ubercart Roundtable” webinar-style discussion where we put Shawn in the spotlight to answer the questions that have come in. The goal of this discussion was to be both informative and demystifying, a general discussion instead of a sales pitch

00:00 - Introduction 00:45 - Who is Shawn McCabe 01:55 - Why do you [Shawn] think Ubercart is Dead? 03:07 - Why is Drupal Commerce the next platform of choice? 04:02 - Why should I move off of Ubercart when our business is currently operating fine? 05:58 - Is there a performance difference between Ubercart and Drupal Commerce? 08:06 - Is it possible to move off of Ubercart but stay on Drupal 7? 09:29 - How do we know Drupal Commerce won’t see the same fate as Ubercart? 11:00 - Is there a big difference in the features from Ubercart to Drupal Commerce? Is Drupal Commerce more robust? 13:35 - Is there a big learning curve for the backend administrators when using Drupal Commerce? …

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