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osCommerce Hosting – Web App Overview

osCommerce is a free store-management system 17 years strong

osCommerce is a blank slate when you download it but can be feature-filled with add-ons and templates, which are up for grabs through a dedicated repository. It has a sophisticated, intuitive admin panel to give you complete control of your online store and data.

The platform is capable to integrate on any website or web server that is based on PHP and MySQL.

Who uses osCommerce?

The osCommerce engine is designed to cater various customer-based websites including travel & tours, apparel, jewellery, real estate, homewares, sports merchandise, car parts, and consumer electronics.


  • Quick update BS
  • Anti-Robot Registration Validation
  • Surfalot CMS App
  • Product Bin Number for Warehouse Field 1
  • Modules Control
  • Threat Scanner for osC 2.3.x and BS Edge
  • Slim Checkout
  • Session Expiration Control
  • Extra Product Fields ver. 4 for osc2.3x
  • Get 1 Free BS
  • Add languages box in Options as Images
  • Copy, move, and delete, multiple categories / products
  • customer__notes_infoaccount_01
  • State Selector BS
  • QTpro BS
  • RMA Returns System for osC2.3.4BS
  • Product Extra Fields for Osc 2.3.1
  • Ship In Cart for OsC 2.3
  • Product not available online but shown
  • Product Sort Manually BS and 2.3
  • X-Sell v2-MS2 – Cross Sell for MS2
  • Product Serial Numbers
  • Sloppy Words Cleaner reloaded
  • Live Chat
  • All Products SEO
  • Quickly Update Product Stock
  • Google delivery apps
  • Secure Admin access
  • Blacklist
  • Conversion calculator

Check out the software’s long line of features on this page.

A closer look at osCommerce

The Customer interface:

The Admin interface:

osCommerce has the stable release of its v2.3.4.1.

A demo page is available for hands-on testing.

Websites using osCommerce

Among the 131,800+ live websites that are using osCommerce, approximately 1,600 have Australian website domains. (source:

Some Australian online stores that are hosted by osCommerce:

Hosting Requirements

  • PHP v4+ (v5+ recommended)
  • Recommended extensions: GD, cURL, OpenSSL
  • MySQL v3+ (v5+ recommended)

The web server must support PHP either as a module or allow execution of CGI scripts. For performance reasons, FastCGI is recommended over CGI.

Getting started with osCommerce

You can download osCommerce engine on Hosting Cloud via the One Click Application Installer.

Also, the Download option is available on the Products page of the osCommerce website.


Publisher: osCommerce
Category: e-Commerce
Initial release: 2001
Language: PHP
Dev/s: Harald Ponce de Leon
License: MIT, GNU / GPL v2, BSD
Price: Free

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