Open Cart is a unique open source shopping cart system. It is a secure E-commerce solution for online stores which provides you to set up your own online business and run your E-commerce cost-effectively. It can be used on any web server with PHP and MySQL running on it.
It is a turn-key shopping cart solution. All you need is just to install Open Cart, select the template you like most, add your online store products and that’s all! Now you’re ready to start your business and accept orders. Open Cart has an order management as well as built in multiple payment gateways and moreover the developers provide lifetime free support and free software updates.
Open Cart has a lot of features to manage your online store as a B2B application:
- You can set different customers groups (for example default, retail or wholesale) and put different prices for each group.
- Set the store to show products’ prices only to logged in customers
- Set discounts depending on the quantity of ordered stuff.
Open Cart has open source; attached documentation; unlimited categories, products and manufacturers; it is templatable, multiple language, tax rates and currency along with product reviews, its ratings; downloadable products; automatic image resizing; unlimited information pages; built in discount coupon system; shipping weight calculation; module system; related products; backup & restore tools; sales reports and printable invoices. It is also SEO- friendly.
And beside that at Open Cart you can setup numerous tax zones thus you will have correct taxes are paid depending on the country which the goods are going to be paid from or shipped to. Above all it optimizes search and lets your pages be indexed by all main search engines and has support for custom product and category Meta tags.
What requirements are needed to get opencart shop running?
- A web server that is capable of using SSL, in case you would like the transactions to go via secure connection (https)
- PHP version 5.
- A database server.
Businesses are quickly turning towards virtual world as a large percentage of purchases are made online. e-Commerce has become part of every business today! But many few know that eCommerce development is done using various open source platforms among which Open-cart is the most effective one. This online store management shopping cart platform is a full-featured, PHP and MySQL based catalog packed with powerful functionalities that creates a profitable online web store. We at Red Symbol Technologies having expertise in Open Cart provide a complete range of eStore development services.