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e-Commerce with Zen Cart – Another Online Shopping Cart System

Posted on: March 25, 2009

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Online Shopping Cart System with Zen Cart

Zen Cart is another popular online shopping cart system solutions for e-commerce based website. The ecommerce web site design program is being developed by group of like-minded shop owners, programmers, designers, and consultants across the world.

Zen Cart is developed as an open source online store management system, It is PHP-based, using a MySQL database and HTML components. It is a good news for some webmasters and users because Zen Cart is available freely available under the GNU General Public License.

What’s so Special About Zen Cart?

The latest version of Zen Cart (Version 2) has been released at December 2008 followed by some critical updates and add-on features.

Zen Cart has integrated with comprehensive online shopping cart system for managing pricing, shipping, newsletters, sales etc. which can be managed by the store owner through the administration area. The shopping cart is set up to receive payments from major credit cards and several payment gateway services are also provided.

The following are some key features in Zen Cart:
1 – Multiple language support
2 – Multiple customer modes
3 – Unlimited category depth
4 – Multiple sales and discounts
5 – Multiple display modes
6 – XHTML 1.0 compliant template system
7 – Gift certificates
8 – Featured products
9 – Quantity discounts
10 – phpBB integration through external module
Any many more other features.

Minimum Requirements to Host Zen Cart

To host a Zen Cart website, you need to ensure that your web hosting account supports PHP 5 and require MYSQL 4 or above.
To look for a certified Zen Cart hosting provider, you may check up hosting plan at or contact at about the fast and automatic installation of Zen Cart from the control panel system.


1 Response to "e-Commerce with Zen Cart – Another Online Shopping Cart System"

Thanks, Canu you explain more about Zan cart?

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