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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! ...
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Earn with osCommerce!
July 22, 2022
Calling all osCommerce developers, designers, consultants!  osCommerce, realistically for the first time in its history, is offering you an opportunity to grow your business and EARN with osCommerce! Read on to find out how you can earn with osCommerce.... ...
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osCommerce as a mainstream Ecommerce solution
July 22, 2022
osCommerce 2.x (old osCommerce) is old, unreliable, and is not supported by most hosting providers. Use new osCommerce v4, the best open source shopping cart solution! Read more...   ...
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Try before use osCommerce
July 20, 2022
How the "try-before-use" works with osCommerce, and how you can try new osCommerce without hosting and decide on that matter in a month. Read more to find out... ...
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Self-hosted vs Hosted by osCommerce
July 19, 2022
Consider your choices whether to host osCommerce yourself or to order osCommerce-optimised hosting from osCommerce themselves. Read more to find out... ...
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osCommerce as a mainstream Ecommerce solution

Looking back at 2000, osCommerce was on the rise. It was THE shopping cart to have, and the community of both merchants and developers was growing at an amazing speed.

Many businesses, organisations, charities would use osCommerce to build their online store.

As time went by, new challengers emerged (like Magento, or Shopify, for example) but osCommerce, instead of being developed and maintained, went in decline. Not the fault of the brilliant code that it was, but rather negligence of the team that created the original software. 

By 2022 most of the websites in what is considered "old osCommerce" - i.e. osCommerce 2.x - require an upgrade, due to the codebase being old and effectively obsolete. The codebase requires older versions of server software, ones that are not supported anymore and are even potentially dangerous to use because of the known vulnerabilities. Such sites in old versions of osCommerce are very difficult to host as hosting providers insist on having modern, safe, and secure server software installed. Effectively, any business using old osCommerce risks seeing their online shop stop working at any time.

New osCommerce, version 4, as a mainstream Ecommerce solution

Here comes NEW osCommerce, version 4! Besides all the exciting features and solutions, it should be noted that osCommerce v4 uses the most up-to-date and modern server software, and can be installed on any modern hosting account.

It is a reliable, flexible, upgradeable Ecommerce platform that can be easily integrated with third-party software. 

Advanced CMS, support for multiple design templates, mobile- and SEO-friendly, with good a range of solutions for stock and warehouse management, sales and marketing, with support for multiple sale channels - it can be used to support any online selling business (B2C and B2B)

osCommerce v4 makes it possible to create simple small websites as well as complex fully integrated Ecommerce systems. It is cheaper to use and develop than its competition (like Adobe Commerce - formerly Magento, or ShopWare), it is easier to upgrade, and it is faster to bring business's ideas to the market. Overall, using osCommerce v4 as an Ecommerce solution allows businesses to save on Ecommerce development costs and still receive reliable featured Ecommerce solutions. It allows Ecommerce developers to offer their clients advanced implementations cheaper and faster, therefore producing more profit, quicker.

osCommerce v4 is an Ecommerce software that is back to being a mainstream Ecommerce solution!