Opencart is a PHP-based, open source shopping cart solution, using a MySQL database and HTML components.
It was claimed that in 2012 OpenCart became the most popular e-commerce software supplier in China, and in 2015, according to www.builtwith.com OpenCart has gained 6.42% of the global e-commerce volumes, being the third largest platform for online shops after WooCommerce and Magento.
Before installing OpenCart the users are offered a demo-version to evaluate the convenience of the platform use. All the operations are very simple and it doesn’t require any additional knowledge to install OpenCart and start selling online.
Among numerous advantages of OpenCart for online shops are 8+ shipping methods and 20+ payment gateways, offering instant payments. Having installed plugins of various payment processors the sellers can accept payments by cards and through bank wires e-currency processors. OpenCart works with all the largest payment processors, including Worldcore payment gateway for unlimited and most secure payments on the Internet. The system is PCI Compliant, so all credit card payments are safe and secured.
OpenCart is multi-currency and supports more than 20 languages.