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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 release
July 25, 2022
osCommerce 4 released today ...
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osCommerce Roadmap
July 25, 2022
Read more about osCommerce Roadmap ...
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osCommerce is dead... Long live osCommerce!
July 25, 2022
How osCommerce started, became extremely popular, went into decline and almost died... And was re-born and is being launched today on the way to success! ...

osCommerce Add-Ons Statistics for 2008

The osCommerce community were extremely busy throughout 2008 with over 700 new add-ons and features being made available for osCommerce Online Merchant v2.2. That includes over 2,500 updates made by over 1,200 community members in 2008 alone!

There are currently over 5,200 add-ons for osCommerce Online Merchant made available for free by the osCommerce community!

Statistics for osCommerce Online Merchant v2.2

New Community Add-On Packages

Uploaded Files to Community Add-On Packages

Most Popular Community Add-Ons for 2008


  1. Ultimate SEO URLs
  2. Easy Populate & Products Attributes
  3. Simple Template System (STS)
  4. Register Globals
  5. Discount Coupon Codes
  6. UltraPics - MS2 Image Addon Pack!
  7. Purchase Without Account
  8. Order Editor
  9. Product Extra Fields
  10. osCommerce PayPal IPN Module v1.0 For 2.2MS2
  11. "Dynamenu" for osCommerce - Dynamic Fly-Out, Drop-Down, Tree Category Menu
  12. Credit Class & Gift Voucher
  13. Featured Products
  14. More_Pics_6 for 2.2 ms2
  15. 'On the Fly' Auto Thumbnailer using GD Library


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Most Active Contributors for 2008


  1. Tod (lildog)
  2. Sam (spooks)
  3. Scott Olson (olsonsp4c)
  4. faaliyet (faaliyet)
  5. Jack (Jack_mcs)
  6. Olivier B (delete13)
  7. Richard (Deeogee)
  8. Olof Larsson (Olof Larsson)
  9. Kevin L. Shelton (wdepot)
  10. Jan Zonjee (Jan Zonjee)
  11. nic (FIMBLE)
  12. Nick Carter-Bond (hanuman)
  13. Alex. B. (rakimonmic)
  14. leirisset (leirisset)
  15. Luca (luckyno)


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Thank You, osCommerce Community!

Thank you, osCommerce Community, for the hard work put in that has extended the feature-set of osCommerce Online Merchant and making it available to the hundreds and thousands of osCommerce store owners worldwide.

2008 has been a great year for osCommerce Online Merchant v2.2 and look forward to making 2009 an even better year with osCommerce Online Merchant v3.0, with a production-ready release of the new core engine being made in February.

The complete statistics can be viewed here: