5 Best Open Source eCommerce CMS

eCommerce is continually evolving as the most reliable and sophisticated approach to shop. The eCommerce CMS is used to manage online contents like blogs, portals and websites. This has enabled business to reach new heights. There are a plenty of website software available online. I have listed the some of the good ones I have come across..

1. Magento

The Magento eCommerce platform serves more than 125,000 merchants worldwide and is supported by a global ecosystem of solution partners and third-party developers. Magento is a feature-rich, open-source, enterprise-class platform that offers merchants a high degree of flexibility and control over the user experience, catalog, content and functionality of their online store.


2. PrestaShop

PrestaShop comes complete with over 310 features that have been carefully developed to assist business owners in increasing sales with virtually little effort. All features are integrated in the software and are 100% free.


3. OpenCart

A powerful opensource shopping cart system that is designed feature rich and user friendly. A robust e-commerce solution for internet merchants with the ability to create their own online business and participate in e-commerce at a minimal cost.


4. Zen Cart

Zen Cart truly is the art of e-commerce; free, user-friendly, open source shopping cart software. The e-commerce web site design program is being developed by a group of like-minded shop owners, programmers, designers, and consultants that think e-commerce web design could be and should be done differently.

Zen Cart

5. CubeCart

CubeCart is a complete e-commerce shopping cart software solution. With CubeCart you can quickly setup a powerful online store to sell digital or tangible products to new and existing customers globally.


  • Kevin

    Our webdesign firm often uses Magento for very complex use cases. But it can be very frustrating to set up a basic store ­čÖé

    For 90% of our customers we use a saas solution like

    Anyone has hands on experience with PrestaShop or OpenCart?

    Nice list!

  • Hey Kevin, yes Magento is complicate for Start-up stores, but good to have in large ones.

    I prefer OpenCart though it is quite complicated but easy to install and understand as well…

  • chandan

    Good list! But I would suggest EasyStoreHosting.
    The best thing is that provide “technical support service” free of cost and offers E-commerce hosting without any extra charge.

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