Zen Cart is a widely used open-source e-commerce application software. It offers all the standard features present in storefront or shopping cart software. This includes social networking facilities like product reviews and ratings. It is able to run on almost any server that has PHP and MySQL installed on it.
It is available under the GPL 2 license, so the user is able to modify the source code as per their applications needs. It has many built-in popular payment gateways, and the user can start accepting payment straightaway. If a custom module needs to be integrated, it offers hundreds of community-contributed payment modules the user can either choose from or utilize to build their own.
Many reputed companies provide Zen Cart hosting services. They offer features like managed Zen Cart hosting, PCI compliant servers, free migration from another host of server, instant set up, telephone and ticket support, domain, SSL, and PCI scanning, custom site designing, dedicated IP address, and many more. Due to the availability of many providers on the market, the user can easily go with a plan that suits their unique requirements.