Friday, May 8, 2015

New to the Bitnami Library: OpenCart ecommerce platform

We're excited to announce that OpenCart is now a part of the Bitnami Library!

OpenCart is a free open source ecommerce platform for online merchants. OpenCart provides a professional and reliable foundation from which to build a successful online store. In case you are not familiar with OpenCart, it's most important features are the following:
  • Templatable: A built-in template system allows you to easily switch between different templates
  • Multi-store: Multi-store abilities, which allow you to manage multiple stores from one admin interface
  • Multiple Tax rates: Setup multiple tax zones so that the correct taxes are paid depending on which country the goods are going to be paid from or shipped to
  • Payment gateways: Support for multiple gateways, by default
  • Different Shipping methods
  • Modules: A module based system that allows users to easily extend the functionality for their needs 
  • SEO optimized: allowing pages to be indexed by all major search engines
  • Sales reports: OpenCart currently offers 3 different types of reports
OpenCart is now ready to install in a few clicks with the Bitnami OpenCart installers (available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X), Virtual Machine images (VMs) and Amazon EC2, Google and Windows Azure cloud images.

If you want to check out OpenCart, simply launch a free cloud demo server. Click the button below to run your own OpenCart instance for 1 hour, free of charge!

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