OsCommerce is a free, versatile, open source online shop e-commerce solution. It is considered one among the most popular shopping cart software programs. It has a growing community of over 278000 developers, shop owners, and service providers. Its ease of use and simplicity means that even users with little technical know how are able to use it. It is available under the GNU General Public License.
Here are some of its features:
- It is template based.
- Its easy customization allows users to mould it according to their specific requirements.
- It is extremely secure, with almost no security issues.
- It supports an extensive array of payment and shipping options.
- Many other features can be tacked on for free on this software through more than 7000 add-ons.
- It can easily manage huge amounts of products without causing interruptions or slowdowns.
OsCommerce Hosting is offered by many leading service providers. Most plans include disk space, 5 or more domain names, bandwidth, MySQL databases, website builder, and community support. Some examples of the companies that provide OsCommerce Hosting services are Doteasy, Arvixe, Bluehost, etc.