OpenCart is a PHP base very powerful eCommerce platform.OpenCart is known to be very search engine friendly eCommerce platform. One drawback to OpenCart is that it’s lesser know than other e-commerce platforms, therefore help and documentation may be hard to come by.

Some features of OpenCart are:

1. Open Source.
2. Documentation.
3. Unlimited Products.
4. Sales Reports.
5. Multi-Language supported.
6. 20 Payment Gateways supported.
7. Product Ratings.
8. PCI Compliant.
9. Multiple Tax Rates.
10. Related Products.
11. Shipping Weight Calculation.
12. Discount Coupon System.

Pros and Cons are:


1. It is a Light-weight system, which doesn’t require much free disc space for your eCommerce website and database.
2. Speed loading of the eCommerce site and images cashing.
3. Not very complicated structure of the files meaning less expensive support in comparison with Magento.
4. The control panel is clear and convenient so no special technical skills are required.
5. Built on a scalable MVC (Model, View, Controller) framework.


1. Currently it has Limited API functionality.
2. Many users experience trouble using the built in SEO functions.This is however, being worked on upcoming releases.
3. Smaller developer community however it’s only a matter of time.


1. Template Installation.
2. Error fixing of OpenCart.
3. OpenCart installation services.
4. Advanced filter for OpenCart.
5. Responsive design.
6. Theme development.