Open Source
Shopping Cart

CS-Cart shopping cart is a professional eCommerce software for online stores. With CS-Cart you can easily launch you own online business and grow it further—thanks to a vast variety of features included to the default CS-Cart functionality. And the open source code allows you to flexibly customize the platform to suit your needs.
CS-Cart is a perfect solution both for aspiring entrepreneurs, and for those who has an impressive business expertize. It allows you to build eCommerce platform of any kind—starting with a small B2C shop to a huge and prosperous B2B store with multiple local branches.

Benefits of CS-Cart Shopping Cart

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Powerful catalog management system
With CS-Cart you can upload an unlimited number of products and categories, import products, create product variations, and configure more than 45 product parameters. Edit products in bulk, set discounts, and make product bundles to perform cross-selling in your store—there are no limits!
Intuitive administration panel
The CS-Cart admin panel is easy to understand and operate. It includes tons of features essential for successful store management, and—in the meantime—it is an intuitive and user-friendly tool that will not require much time for you to learn. And you do not need any programming skills to operate your online business!
Flexible design
CS-Cart has a very powerful tool that allows you to flexibly manage the appearance of your store. You can either do it on-site or use the CS-Cart layout system and configure almost any part of your storefront using various layouts and blocks.
Multiple storefronts
Branch out your store in a few clicks. CS-Cart provides you with an opportunity to create multiple storefronts for your online shop. Set separate storefront for different countries or different product categories, and manage them all from a single admon panel.

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Open source code
With CS-Cart open source code you can customize the platform for your needs with minimum programming skills. Do not worry if you do not have ones! CS-Cart code is PHP-based, so it is no problem to find a developer for any customization you may need.
Customer care
Each CS-Cart edition provides you with a support period and a lifetime bug fixing. The CS-Cart Customer Care team is available for you 24/7. Isn't that wonderful that you can always rely on a team of high-skilled professionals who will guide you through the product?
Price and functionality balance
CS-Cart is sold for a one-time fee—no recurring payments, no obligatory subscriptions. The platform has over 500 built-in functions, and you can find over 1,300 add-ons and 360 themes on the CS-Cart marketplace that will not break the bank.

Shopping Cart Pricing

Features
CS-Cart
Free
CS-Cart Standard
CS-Cart Ultimate
CS-Cart Ultimate B2B
Ready storefront
Website content management
Unlimited number of products and categories
Downloadable products
Product options and variants
Customizable product variations
Flexible product import
50+ built-in add-ons
Unlimited number of product filters
Automatic inventory control
Real-time shipping rate estimation
Built-in online payment gateways
Customizable one-step checkout
Marketing and promotion tools
Bonus system and customer loyalty rewards
Multi-channel retailing
Search engine friendly URLs
Return merchandise authorization
Multiple languages
Multiple currencies
Product option combination exceptions
"Powered by CS-Cart..." link can be altered or removed
Shipment management
Ebay synchronization add-on
Facebook commerce
In-stock notifications for purchasers
Low-stock notifications for admins
Administration privileges
Easy re-ordering
Automatic invoice generation
Multiple product suppliers
Global and Storefront-Specific Settings
Membership levels and access permission rules
Content Delivery Network
Back-End Sign-In via Google
REST API Storefront
REST API Admin panel
for root admin only
for root admin only
Stores and warehouses
Unlimited number of B2C storefronts
Close storefronts, hide prices
Personal prices for purchasers
Multiple users in one customer account
Fast order creation in the admin panel
Price list downloading
Add products in bulk
Unlimited number of B2B storefronts
Free technical support
30 days
60 days
6 months
$0/Free
$1,350
$4,500
$8,500

CS-Cart Platform Rating

Our eCommerce platform is highly-rated software to build online store websites. It has an average rating of 4.75 out of 5 stars on the most popular business software review platforms in the software industry: SourceForge, Capterra, G2, TrustPilot, and others.

FAQ

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What's an open-source shopping cart?
An open-source shopping cart is a platform for building an online store. CS-Cart shopping cart is a self-hosted solution provided with all the essential features out of the box so that you could create your online business quickly and easily.
How do I add a shopping cart to my website for free?
CS-Cart has a free version that allows you to open an online store absolutely for free. Click here to learn more about it and download the free CS-Cart shopping cart.
How much does it cost to develop a shopping cart?
You can build a CS-Cart store absolutely for free! We deliver a free version along with paid ones. The difference between them is the functionality each one provides. Check out the table above to learn more about each CS-Cart edition.
How do I make a shopping cart in PHP?
It is very easy! You only have to install your shopping cart distributive on a hosting and then start to fill your store with products. Here is a detailed step-by-step instruction on how to start your eCommerce journey.
You can always approach our Customer Care team if you struggle to find any information on the installation process.
What is the best open source shopping cart?
There are lots of great solutions in the eCommerce market. The main question is what your requirements are. If you look for an engine that combines both strong functionality and a user-friendly interface, and allows you to create a successful online shop very fast, you should definitely consider CS-Cart!