eCommerce Content Management System
|Category||[eCommerce Content Management System], [Self-hosted Platform]|
|Licence||GNU General Public License|
|Usage Statistics||CMS: 0.9% (0.5% of all websites worldwide) / Source : w3techs.com|
|Languages||Over 40 languages|
|Similar CMS||Magento, Shopify, PrestaShop, …|
OpenCart is a free open source online store management system that can manage multiple online stores from a single back-end – fully mobile friendly admin area, complete with detailed product, order and customer management, sales reports, marketing tools and even more – allowing you to manage every aspect of a new online store from any device, anywhere in the World.
An OpenCart store can be ready to take orders soon after installation. All you have to do is have it installed for you (any web hosts do it for free), select a template form the many free or low-cost template sites, and your product descriptions and photos, click a few settings, and you are ready to begin accepting orders. A free Installation & Quick Start chapters show you how.
There are a huge range of features included out-of- the-box and over 14,000 professionally-written additional extensions available to customize the store to your needs.
OpenCart offers Community Support – forums with more than 110 000 registered members and 550 000+ posts; and Dedicated Technical Support – Great for anyone who wants to get professional technical support for their OpenCart project right from the source.
OpenCart powers over 342 000 eCommerce Entrepreneurs all over the world; is used by 0.5% of all websites, which represents 0.9% market share for CMS.
- Multi-Store, Multi-currency, Multi-lingual, SEO friendly
- Comes with an inbuilt Affiliate system, a integrated comments, reviews and ratings system
- 13000+ modules and themes
- Has a Community and Dedicated support
- It is easy to set up a small online business, so a good choice for newcomers
- Needs paid extensions for advanced functionality
- Limited built-in marketing features
For better management of the technical infrastructure and regular updates, it is advisable to get OpenCart from a web hosting service provider.