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osCommerce 4.07 release
October 26, 2022
osCommerce 4.07 release notes  ...
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FREE osCommerce Design Webinar
October 18, 2022
osCommerce is looking to have a Webinar to demonstrate how to modify existing and create new designs. All interested parties, businesses, designers, and developers, are welcome to indicate their interest to participate by commenting on this post in our Forums: https://forums.oscommerce.com/topic/497631-webinar-oscommerce-design/ See you online soon! ...
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osCommerce Apps - free until 1/1/23
October 13, 2022
While the osCommerce team are working hard on adding apps to the App Shop, we have decided to make ALL available osCommerce-made applications free in the App Shop until the 1st of January 2023.  You're welcome to download any app via the App shop, and use it to build your own osCommerce site or such for your client. Your feedback is highly appreciated.  With best wishes, osCommerce team ...
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osCommerce 4.05 release
September 21, 2022
osCommerce 4.05 has been released! Read more to find out how to upgrade to the latest version and what has changed ...
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Hybrid Ecommerce
August 16, 2022
osCommerce brings a new type of Ecommerce platform to the market - a so called Hybrid Ecommerce. So what is Hybrid Ecommerce? We see it to be the best of both worlds - an open source (and free) Ecommerce solution that is also hosted as if it was SaaS (or EaaS - Ecommerce as a Service). This means users (businesses and developers) do not need to worry about hosting requirements and at the same time have full access to the source code and can change or implement any custom features, integrations, etc. Of course, it is always possible to host osCommerce on your own server! It is just so much easier (and quite likely more cost effective!) to use osCommerce's own hosting solutions.  Hybrid Ecommerce from osCommerce Users can choose to have osCommerce installed for free on one of our servers to try osCommerce before use.  Once satisfied with its features, speed, robustness - they can choose to move to a paid osCommerce hosting account or to download and use osCommerce site on their own server. Move to an osCommerce-managed server is done automatically. Server environment is optimised for osCommerce, allowing it to give the best performance. It is also managed and upgraded with the latest server software. Most importantly, osCommerce installation can be automatically updated to the latest version of osCommerce (and Applications) as well. Any customisations, done right, will stay but all the standard modules and the core of osCommerce will be regularly updated, bringing fixes, changes, new features. Full FTP and mySQL access are offered to businesses and developers should they require such.   ...
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osCommerce 4.03 release
August 16, 2022
osCommerce 4.03 has been released. Read more about what's new in the latest version of popular open source free shopping cart! ...
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osCommerce 4.02 release
August 09, 2022
osCommerce 4.02 release, update notes, download instructions ...
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osCommerce 4.01 release
August 04, 2022
osCommerce 4.01 is available from https://www.oscommerce.com   Changes are available from osCommerce Wiki:  https://wiki.oscommerce.com/index.php?title=Change_Log We will continue working on fixing issues and adding features, osCommerce will be regularly developed and updated. ...
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osCommerce 4.0 Interview
August 03, 2022
What is osCommerce 4.0? How it was created and why? What is the team behind osCommerce? How was osCommerce released during the war in Ukraine?  All of this and more in the video interview, done by David Goodale of Merchant Accounts (Canada):     Visit Merchant Accounts Canada  for the full video and transcript ...
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osCommerce proudly developed in the UK and Ukraine
July 27, 2022
As many readers would know, osCommerce is headquartered from the UK but the majority of our team members are in Ukraine. Same as it was for Magento btw, and for many other amazing technological solutions. What many readers perhaps do not realize is that osCommerce continues to be developed while the war is raging in Ukraine.  For example, the final touches to version 4 were made in the evening, while air raid sirens were wailing in many locations in Ukraine where our colleagues are located. We would like to once again express our appreciation and applaud the strong spirit of our colleagues who managed to complete their task (be it with a delay) and release osCommerce 4.0! Those men and women who continue to work hard on adding more features, enabling the App Shop, fixing those teething problems that users of osCommerce report to us. We are working hard to release more features and solutions, and will be updating you in due course! ...
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osCommerce v4 Beta 1 Released
osCommerce v4 Beta 1 has been made available to a limited number of first reviewers today. We will work with the feedback we receive over the next couple of weeks, and will release Beta 2 to registered Beta-testers in early December 2021. Want to become a Beta tester? Contact us via the main website to register your interest now and receive access to Beta 2 in December! Providing we continue to receive reasonable feedback from the Beta testers we are looking to launch osCommerce v4 in early January 2022. Keep checking the Forums for updates. The wait is over!  
osCommerce v4 features: Order Editor, Gift Vouchers, Loyalty points, Currencies and Rounding
Working through the feature list of osCommerce v4: Order Editor and MOTO orders: https://forums.oscommerce.com/topic/496930-order-editor/?tab=comments#comment-1821801 Gift Vouchers: https://forums.oscommerce.com/topic/496929-gift-vouchers/?tab=comments#comment-1821800 Loyalty points: https://forums.oscommerce.com/topic/496924-loyalty-or-bonus-points/?tab=comments#comment-1821793 Currencies and Rounding: https://forums.oscommerce.com/topic/496921-currencies-and-rounding/?tab=comments#comment-1821738 Have any questions or comments? Feel free to post them here! Questions about osCommerce shall be emailed to  hello@oscommerce.com Development Partners and Beta Testers are always welcome! Please sign up via our  Contact Page . We will notify you when the Beta version becomes available (likely in June 2021). Development Partners - we will make preview versions available to you, please indicate your interest when signing up for the Beta Program.  
osCommerce v4 updates: Payments, Shipping, Shipping Labels, Order Totals
Update on osCommerce v4 feature list Payment methods: https://forums.oscommerce.com/topic/496907-payment-methods/ Shipping solutions: https://forums.oscommerce.com/topic/496910-shipping-methods/ Shipping labels: https://forums.oscommerce.com/topic/496911-shipping-labels/ Order structure management: https://forums.oscommerce.com/topic/496912-order-structure-totals-modules/ Have any questions or comments? Feel free to post them here! Questions about osCommerce shall be emailed to  hello@oscommerce.com Development Partners and Beta Testers are always welcome! Please sign up via our  Contact Page . We will notify you when the Beta version becomes available (likely in June 2021). Development Partners - we will make preview versions available to you, please indicate your interest when signing up for the Beta Program.  
osCommerce v4 news: SEO and Menu Editor
osCommerce v4 features continue to be revealed. Today we published preview of on-site SEO system in osCommerce v4 on our Forums: https://forums.oscommerce.com/topic/496884-search-engine-optimisation-seo/ and its Menu editor: https://forums.oscommerce.com/topic/496886-menu-editor/ Questions about osCommerce shall be emailed to  hello@oscommerce.com Development Partners and Beta Testers are always welcome! Please sign up via our  Contact Page . We will notify you when the Beta version becomes available (likely in June 2021). Development Partners - we will make preview versions available to you, please indicate your interest when signing up for the Beta Program.  
osCommerce v4 news: Multiple Design Templates and Template Designer
osCommerce v4 features are being revealed. Today we share information about Design Templates and Template Designer of osCommerce v4 on our Forums: https://forums.oscommerce.com/topic/496786-multiple-design-templates-and-built-in-designer/ Questions about osCommerce shall be emailed to  hello@oscommerce.com Development Partners and Beta Testers are always welcome! Please sign up via our  Contact Page . We will notify you when the Beta version becomes available (likely in June 2021). Development Partners - we will make preview versions available to you, please indicate your interest when signing up for the Beta Program.  
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17 Years Young!
We're 17 today! 17 years working on Open Source. 17 years working with you. Trusting us for 17 years. Thank you! We're not only celebrating just today, but this whole month! New releases coming soon. New websites coming soon. #celebratingwithyou Happy Birthday osCommerce!  
Happy Holidays!
We wish everyone a great holiday season and a fantastic start in 2017! Special thanks to the team, our community members, and our partners - thank you for your continued support in not only helping us, but also continuing to welcoming and helping new store owners joining the community. Our highlights during 2016 include the launch of our new  Live Sites  website, our new  German  website, and the development of a new  osCommerce Online Merchant v2.4 Joli  release series currently in beta. The upcoming v2.4.3 version will include a tool that inspects the database schema to display the differences with the installed database structure compared to what is expected from the core database structure of the release. This plays an integral role in supporting upgrades and migrations from our earlier v2.3 release series, and also supporting database schema changes Apps need to perform. Our awesome community members of the month for 2016 are:   grandpaj  (Jan) Mort-lemur  (Feb) Tsimi  (Mar) 14steve14  (Apr) Dan Cole  (May) clustersolutions  (Jun) douglaswalker  (Jul) kymation  (Aug) raiwa  (Sep) Tsimi  (Oct) MrPhil  (Nov) Jack_mcs  (Dec) The 10 most active Add-On developers for 2016 are:   raiwa auzStar kymation Tsimi Jack_mcs Shopgate f.figue Gyakutsuki PiLLaO dp.ramone Our plans for 2017 include the production ready releases of our v2.4 and v3.0 release series, using Crowdin to manage the osCommerce Online Merchant language definitions, launching our new Apps Marketplace website, launching a new website showcasing your community profile highlights across our websites, launching our websites in more languages, merging and supporting multilingual communities, relaunching our social media presence, and more exciting endeavors to be announced throughout the new year. We look forward in making 2017 your best year yet! Happy holidays! , osCommerce  
osCommerce Online Merchant v2.4.0 Joli Beta
We're extremely proud to announce the next osCommerce Online Merchant release series is rolling out now starting with the beta release of v2.4.0 Joli! This is a developers release that has a rapid weekly release schedule to finalize the framework API and to build on to the v2.x series with quality production ready releases. v2.4.0 Joli Beta includes the community led effort by Gary Burton to modernize the frontend with a responsive Bootstrap template called Sail. This not only aims to improve the customer experience on the site frontend to encourage and improve sales, but also on the site backend with a more user intuitive interface to work with the business side of sales. The OSC\OM framework that was introduced in the v3.0 developer series has been backported and invites developers to start migrating their add-ons to the new self-contained App infrastructure that not only allows for more secure and easier installations of third-party software, but also online installations and updates through the Administration Dashboard (coming in a later beta release). This involves a tight integration into our new App Marketplace that will be launched in the near future. v2.4.0 will be the only public release of the v2.4 beta series - all weekly updates during the beta phase will be delivered through the online update feature to get the online update feature tested on as many server configurations as possible. There are still a lot of changes planned during the beta phase that will break the framework API and is the reason for the beta release series. All changes between releases will be documented to keep developers up-to-date and to help them finalize their Apps for the production ready release. We're committed to Open Source and are continuing our goal of moving from the GPL license to the MIT license. This is the first release in the v2.x series to be completely licensed under the MIT license. osCommerce Online Merchant v2.4.0 Joli Beta can be downloaded at: https://www.oscommerce.com/Products The PayPal for osCommerce Online Merchant App is bundled with this release. The Braintree for osCommerce Online Merchant App can be downloaded separately at: https://apps.oscommerce.com/?Download&paypal&Braintree&2_4_0 It will be possible to install and upgrade Apps directly in the Administration Dashboard in an upcoming beta release. Documentation for this release series is available at: https://library.oscommerce.com/Online&oscom_2_4 Discussions on this release series can be found at: https://forums.oscommerce.com Known issues and bug fixes can be found at: https://github.com/osCommerce/oscommerce2/issues An online demonstration of v2.4.0 Joli Beta can be found at: https://demo.oscommerce.shop/24/ We'd like to thank the community for helping us out with the development of this release and for their continued dedication and support, and especially thank Joli for the good times he shared with all of us in the community. This release series is dedicated to you pal, you will always be remembered. , osCommerce  
PayPal App for osCommerce Online Merchant
We're proud to announce the introduction of a new App endeavor with the release of PayPal App for osCommerce Online Merchant! We've worked in close collaboration with PayPal to not only bring you updated PayPal payment modules but have also bundled all PayPal modules, including Log In with PayPal, into a single App package for an even tighter integration with osCommerce Online Merchant to enhance both sellers and buyers experiences with PayPal. The PayPal App is optimized for and will be bundled with the upcoming osCommerce Online Merchant v2.3.5 release and can be installed on existing installations from v2.2RC2a to v2.3.4. The PayPal App has been architectured to preview and showcase the direction we are taking the new osCommerce Online Merchant v2.4 series in and how the new series will allow you to install and update Apps on your online store through the Administration Dashboard. The PayPal App includes an online update feature that can update itself with a click of a button that will be part of the core in v2.4 for all Apps to take advantage of. We are also extremely proud to be one of the first self-hosted e-commerce solutions to allow the PayPal App to configure itself by securely retrieving the PayPal account API Credentials for you. This is currently available for US and UK sellers and allows you to sign into or create a PayPal live or sandbox account to retrieve the API Credentials from. This makes it extremely easy for new PayPal sellers to start experiencing the PayPal payment methods through a sandbox account and to create a live account as soon as they are ready to accept payments - directly from the osCommerce Administration Dashboard. In addition, the PayPal App includes: - Updated payment modules - Payments Standard: Support for Payment Data Transfer (PDT) payments - Payments Standard: Stock management in IPN notifications - Order Administration: Capture full or partial authorizations, refund full or partial transactions - API Logging: All parameters sent in and received from API calls are logged Documentation for the PayPal App is available at: https://library.oscommerce.com/Package&paypal The PayPal App can be downloaded for free at: https://addons.oscommerce.com/info/9184 We look forward to your feedback on this announcement!  
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