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"Buy Now, Pay Later" with new PayPal for new osCommerce
December 13, 2022
Upgrade PayPal module and osCommerce to offer Buy Now, Pay Later feature to customers. Click here to learn more... ...
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osCommerce 4.08 release and Connecting to the App Shop
December 09, 2022
osCommerce 4.08 release notes, including how to connect to the App Shop if you were not able to do it before ...
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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 - A New Name For The Project

The Exchange Project was first released in March 2000 as an example resource study for the PHP web scripting language. Today, it has matured into a feature packed out-of-the-box e-commerce solution currently in use all over the world.

In a move made to show its maturity and to strengthen its presence in the open source community, The Exchange Project has renamed itself to osCommerce - a more descriptive name for the projects area of focus.

The new name, logo, and refreshed support site show the community that the developers behind the project mean business. High levels of quality have been set and reached in areas including management, coding, and support.
 
"We are working on an open source e-commerce solution", says project leader Harald Ponce de Leon, "this high level of quality has to be expected. We have to show that open source software works".

The name change is made shortly before the next project release is due. Preview Release 2.2 is the last in the 2.x series, and will be the base for the new 3.x series.

Templates and database independency will be the main features implemented in the 3.x series, which will complete the core B2C package.
 
"It's important that we have a solid base in the B2C area first, before work is started on any B2B features", says project comanager David Garcia Watkins, "we have to remain focused in the areas we are working on".

The B2B features are eagerly awaited as much as the templates and database independency features.
 
"It's exciting to see the project growing", says project comanager Jan Wildeboer, "the B2B features will attract a new market, and the new project name reflects this in a professional manner".


The new support site for osCommerce can be reached at:

https://www.oscommerce.com