The e-commerce.


Open Source shopping cart

Start selling online

with osCommerce - your one stop free

open source eCommerce

platform - and add apps to your shopping cart as your online store grows and grows
In 2022 your eCommerce platform needs to use the latest server technology. That’s why osCommerce uses PHP 8.1 (but of course we still support older versions, starting from php 7.3)  and Maria DB 10.x to offer the fastest and most
secure performance
for ultimate speed and security. osCommerce will always develop for compatibility with the latest and best versions of server software ensuring your eCommerce shopping cart is always
fast, safe and secure.

Big brands trust osCommerce

osCommerce offers the same

modern Ecommerce technology

that runs successful global multi-million and multi-billion businesses. As

Enterprise osCommerce

version (Powerful Commerce) we work with: Samsung, Guinness World Records, Nicky Clarke, Zanussi and many more
We're proud of...
New version V4 including enterprise version
245 add-ons*
305,248  members**
1.7 Mill.  forum postings
Historical: 2000 - 2022 period
9,169 add-ons
356,607 members
1.7 Mill.  forum postings

we  do  our  best  to  support  the same amount of add-ons like in the versions  below v4. However there will be fewer of them as the current system is much more advanced out-of-the-box

 we have cleared the DB and removed non-existing e-mails and users
239 members are active on the forum, right now. Come in and say hi!

Discover osCommerce

Shopping cart for businesses

  • World’s 1st shopping cart
    selling online since 2000
  • Free eCommerce shopping cart
  • You own and control it
  • Modern technology and GDPR compliant
  • Super fast website & page performance
  • Zero (0%) platform payment processing fees
  • Mobile and SEO friendly
  • Safe and secure

Ecommerce for designers and developers

  • Documented

    open source code

    with powerful API
  • Supported, maintained, and upgraded according to our steady road map
  • Earn by creating and selling Apps, and

    Design templates

    in the App store
  • Design and development partner services
  • Project opportunities (for partners)
  • White label
    and co-branding options (for partners)
  • Support with presentations and quotations (for partners)
  • Compatible with the latest versions of PHP and mySQL

Shop Owner & Developer Community

Join our 300,000-strong

osCommerce community

to receive or give

eCommerce platform advice

, discuss apps & your shopping cart, order or create custom designs & development pieces

osCommerce App Store

Get FREE and paid supported apps (and design themes) to help your business & eCommerce store grow. Or register as a developer to start earning by creating osCommerce apps & designs to help other
online shop owners

OSC V4 Retail App pack

245 apps!
Add osCommerce-made apps to your osCommerce online store to get access to the same game-changing technology that empowers online commerce for some of the world’s most-recognised brands

OSC V4 Wholesale App pack

245 apps!
Extend osCommerce with wholesale (trade) functionality for distributors and manufacturers. Automate processes, simplify customer onboarding and credit control, enable special prices and payment solutions, create co-branded eCommerce shops, and more.

OSC V4 Enterprise Pack

245 apps!
Get the instant power of our online ERP-level platform, which includes ALL osCommerce-made apps from our App Store. Not just an eCommerce shopping cart, but a business management solution, with optional hosting, support, and maintenance for your peace of mind. Fully customisable by osCommerce & our development partners.
Recent posts
osCommerce v4 Public Demo; release coming soon!
June 01, 2022
osCommerce v4 publically accessible demo has been made available today at:   https://demo.oscommerce.com/   Frontend demo comes with 4 different front end designs, and demo products.   Backend demo is available, although in the "read only" mode, to avoid changes in the demo front ends.    Check out the front end and back end demo, and let us know if you'd like to consider migration to the new version once it becomes available   osCommerce v4 release is coming soon! ...
Time limited offer to mark the arrival of osCommerce v4!
May 24, 2022
Valuable REWARDS to all Subscribers of osCommerce newsletter:   - 10 native osCommerce applications +   - discounted osCommerce hosting for 1 shop   Subscribe now ...
osCommerce v4 Beta 2 Released
January 26, 2022
osCommerce v4 Beta 2 has been released today! Current Beta is closer to the planned release version. We have removed a number of add-ons to simplify the installation. They will be re-instated via the App store, most of them free. Beta 2 comes with: - installation tool - 2 demo front ends - osCommerce back end - data import tool to migrate data from old osCommerce 2.x - instructions on how to submit your feedback Download links have been emailed to all Beta testers. If you have not received your link, please check your "spam" folder just in case, and contact us via this Forum to have the link re-sent to you. If you wanted to try Beta 2 but didn't sign up - get in touch with us via the Forum or via the Contact form on the website and we will sort it for you. osCommerce v4 will be released shortly as a powerful modern modular optimised FREE open source Ecommerce solution! Kind regards, osCommerce team   ...