What is OpenCart?
OpenCart system – a tool for creating a full-fledged online store. Since its introduction in 1999, the kit has managed to enter the top ten most popular, convenient and popular CMS. This was partly due to the growing popularity of online trading, but no less important was the undemanding nature of system resources, ease of configuration and extensive customization options for the tasks and assortment of a particular store.
The e-commerce platform OpenCart – written in 1998 by Christopher Mann. After that, the first public release took place on May 11, 1999. Developed in Perl, the project – initially poorly developed. And finally abandoned in 2000.
The system found its second life thanks to the British developer Daniel Kerr, who used Mann’s developments to create his own engine in PHP. The first release of the updated OpenCart took place on February 10, 2009.
In September 2014 this system became the most popular e-commerce solution in China. As of August 2015, 6.42% of all e-commerce sites in the world powered by this e-commerce platform.
What is OpenCart used for?
OpenCart – created for comfortable work with online stores. Developing your own admin panel for an online store is a difficult task for a developer. It is easier to use a ready-made solution and based on it.
In addition, OpenCart can be installed on any web server with PHP and MySQL support. On the basis of this system, users can create an online store of any complexity.
The OpenCart community consists of more than 46,000 members around the world. Thanks to which there are more than 9,000 free and commercial add-ons. That allows to change or add to the functionality of the store on this platform in a variety of ways. And more than 1000 various ready-made designs from authors from all over the world will help you create a beautiful store in the shortest possible time.
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