Build Your E commerce with OpenCart

Build Your E commerce with OpenCart

Opencart is an open-source e-commerce platform that combines flexibility, simplicity, and multi-functionality. Competitively to others very easy to use, less technical knowledge needed, easy customization, extreme popularity in beginners.

Why are people opting this framework?

  • Easy Installation
  • Easy Customization
  • Provide a wide range of free themes
  • Multi-Language Support
  • Support Third-Party Integration Extensions
  • Manage a single inventory for multiple stores, etc.
  • Localize each store for different countries by setting different default currency, language, and tax class.
  • 23 payment gateways set by default and additional ones in the OpenCart extension section.
  • With advanced report system store owners are able to calculate the total amount of sales per day/week/month.
  • OpenCart provides a possibility to set up multiple tax zones, so taxes will be paid depending on a country, where goods will be bought and shipped to.

Moreover, if you are looking to start your e commerce business on any marketplaces, so this framework allows you to install third-party integration connector through which you can automate your business.

Third-party integration means they provide you a fully functional and customized API solution through which you can perform following actions like-

  • Bulk Product Upload
  • Inventory Management
  • Fetch Order
  • Shipment Management
  • New Order Notification
  • Rejected Product Notification

Here are a few integrations examples like –

Amazon Opencart Integration

Ebay Opencart Integration

Catch Opencart Integration

Shopee Opencart Integration


OpenCart is a very reliable online store management system and open source eCommerce platform which is based on Model View Controller aka MVC pattern.

It is basically PHP language based platform which uses MYSQL database and HTML components.

So far from my experience with OpenCart, I discovered that it is open to new innovation and all the new trends in Online business.

All you have to do is install the application, select the template which matches the business mission and you’re all set to rock your own Online store and that too not one but it can set up multiple stores.

OpenCart supports around 17 languages! and not only that it is also multilingual. Also, the first thing that came to my mind after seeing its dashboard was “How user-friendly it is!”

Opencart is highly Seo friendly which makes it a nice if you wish the site harmonize with digital marketing along with multiple payment gateways.

Well, I personally think it is going to give tough competitions to mainstream e commerce platforms like Shopify, Magento,etc. Hope this helped you with your doubts.

It boasts of the following features:

  • Open Source
  • Llifetime free support and free software updates.
  • Very good documentation
  • Templatable (gives more flexibility over your look and feel)
  • Unlimited Categories
  • Unlimited Products
  • Unlimited Manufacturers
  • Multi Currency
  • Multi Language
  • Product Reviews
  • Product Ratings
  • Multiple payment gateways
  • SEO friendly features
  • Sales Reports
  • Unlimited Information Pages
  • Discount Coupon System

They are known for better support over 24*7 on chat.

I hope my article helps you.!

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