Open cart is free open-source ecommerce software. It is robust, powerful, feature rich, user friendly and sound ecommerce solution that offers great foundation for online shopping cart. The back end of this software gives you the complete control over your online store management. You can manage and change every single detail of a particular product through admin panel.
Open cart is easily installable and manageable. You are just one step behind of online store. Exactly one step, install Open cart, select theme or template and add products which you want to sell and your store is ready to sell products online. It is turn-key ready ecommerce solution which takes half an hour to install and start.
Open cart is started by Daniel Kerr in 2010. Since then, this ecommerce solution is cutting its edge in ecommerce market. Open cart team is highly productive so they use to deliver fast updates in the versions and plug-ins of the software. It is backed by over 9000 extensions or plug-ins. Abundant of plug-ins highly help in the management of stores. According to Open cart, there are currently 1026 users online and still counting.
Open cart is on the way of popularity on social medias. It has over 2K likes on its Facebook brand page. It is quite popular in countries such as Ukraine, Indonesia and Russia. The reason behind the popularity is scalable features.
Some features of Open Cart are:
Multi-language, Multi-currency and Multi-store:
Open cart has multi-store abilities that allow you to manage multiple stores from one admin back end. It jewels different theme for different stores. Same time, this enables different price setting for same product in different stores. You can set particular product appear in particular store. Besides this one can localize store by setting default language, currency and tax class for different countries or state.
Product reviews and rating system:
It comes with product reviews and rating functionality so customers can see review for a product and can rate it as well.
Search Engine Optimization:
Open Cart is search engine optimized that allows product or page appears in search engine SERPs. It includes support for custom product and category META tags. One can set particular URL for a particular product.
Open cart currently has three types of sales reports which are Sales report, Products Viewed and Products purchase. These sales reports help to understand daily, weekly or monthly sales. Admin can track view and Purchase of products so they can construct marketing plans.
There is more attractive feature what Open Cart has in it. It is highly recommendable for Store owners, Developers and designers. It is also recommendable for those who want to open multi-store with one back end.