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List of OpenCart ecommerce website main features

List of OpenCart ecommerce website main features

The best and open source ecommerce platform. Everything you need to create, scale and run your business.

Opencart is an easy to use, powerful, open source online store management program that can manage multiple online stores from a single backend. There are many professionally written extensions available to customise the store to your needs.

No monthly fees, no catches — just an effective and customisable platform for your new ecommerce store.

Stick with the modern, responsive default theme or choose from thousands of themes online to make your store unique and perfectly suited for your business.

OpenCart comes with a 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 your new online store from any device, anywhere in the world. Use the quick and concise dashboard to keep track of your sales or choose from one of the many menu options to view more details.

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 from the many free or low cost template sites, add your product descriptions and photos, click a few settings and you are ready to begin accepting orders. There are many free OpenCart installation and quick start guides available to show you how.

The public side or “Storefront” of OpenCart looks very professional.

With a huge range of features included out of the box and over 14,000 additional extensions available to download, OpenCart is perfect for ecommerce stores of any size, any industry,                any budget.

Administrator Dashboard

All the important information available at a glimpse. Get a full overview of what is important with total orders, sales, customers, people online, sales analytics and many more widgets.

User Management

In order to successfully organise an online store you will need to cooperate with many people, each performing different roles. OpenCart allows you to set advanced user privileges and separate access for user groups and users.

Multi Store

Manage multiple stores from one admin interface. Set products to appear on different stores. Choose a different theme for each store. Localise store settings. Set per store product prices.

Options, Attributes

Products come in different options. Some feature sizes, colours, length or height. No matter the case, OpenCart offers a solution on adding extra important product variables.


OpenCart comes with an inbuilt affiliate system, where affiliates can promote specific products and get paid for this. Set different percentages. Offer different payment options such as cheque, PayPal and a bank transfer.

Discounts, Coupons, Specials

Retailers often have to lower their prices to keep up with their competition. OpenCart offers discounts, coupons and specials to cover the most popular ways to get attention and increase sales. Backup and restore.

Extra Features

Case of emergency? OpenCart allows you to set up your own backups and restorations. Looking for an easy way to update and bulk edit products, categories and everything else OpenCart? Discover the popular extensions in the marketplace.

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