ZenCart is a famous open source shopping cart management system. It has been developed for everyone who wants a user-friendly and though powerful eCommerce solution. ZenCart can be installed and set-up easily and has a variety of useful features. It is freely distributed under the GNU General Public License.
Wide range of functionalities – Zen Cart provides a great variety of important features. It supports multiple payment, shipping and tax options as well as setting up different currencies and languages. The online merchant is able to add unlimited number of products and categorize them. With Zen Cart it is possible to present products with or without prices. If you would like to see how Zen cart works, at SiteGround you get Zen cart pre-installed and activated in less than 15 min.
Flexible payment capabilities – Zen shopping cart provides useful functionalities for setting individual prices, providing discounts, performing one-time charges, global sale reductions, customer group discounts or quantity discounts. Zen cart offers easy integration with PayPal and other payment processors. Prices can be set in different currencies.
Website security – Zen cart works well with all kinds of SSL certificates in order to secure the credit card transactions made to your website. Apart from the payment security, Zen cart provides the ability to secure website and admin panel with a username and password at the time of installation.
Great administration tool – Zen Cart offers fully functional and easy to use control panel. The control panel enables you to manage products, products listings and reviews, prices, customize template, add banners or advertising materials, etc.
Customer relationship tools – With Zen Cart the online merchant can easily establish and manage customer relationships. Zen Cart offers tools which enable the web master to send newsletters to the customers on a regular basis, send email confirmations, provide gift certificates, create referral programs, and much more.
Easy to customize template system – With Zen Cart the web master can customize the outlook of his online shop. It is possible to change colors, fonts, to add and remove side boxes, and much more due to the needs of the online merchant. Zen Cart templates are XHTML 1.0 compliant and can be edited without any knowledge of PHP.