OpenCart is a free open source e-commerce platform for those who do e-commerce on the internet. OpenCart enables you to build a professional and reliable website to create a successful online store. This foundation has a wide range of users; From experienced web developers looking for an easy-to-use interface to store owners who are starting their business online for the first time. OpenCart has numerous features that give you a strong grip on customizing your store. With OpenCart’s tools, you can help your online store reach its full potential. OpenCart is literally a content management system designed to create e-commerce sites.
Opencart System Requirements
OpenCart requires certain technical requirements to be met for the store to function properly. First, a web server must be created to make the OpenCart store public on the web. Domain names and hosting services can be easily purchased at an affordable price. When choosing a hosting service, you should check that these server requirements are met and installed on the web servers: These extensions must be enabled for OpenCart to be properly installed on the web server.
- Web Server (Apache recommended)
- PHP 5.4 Database (MySQLi recommended)
- Database (MySQL recommended)
Required PHP libraries
- GD Library
The above PHP extensions should be available to almost all hosting providers, it will check if all of them are enabled during the installation process. If it’s missing, you should contact your hosting provider.