cPanel offers several e-commerce applications from third party developers. By using any of these applications, you can integrate billing and shopping cart solutions to your site within the comforts of your cPanel. The best part about using third-party applications is you don’t have to start from scratch just to enjoy total flexibility. And since such applications are used by countless other sites, you can be assured of their functionality and even support services from the developers or user communities.
Here are the most popular e-commerce software that can be installed in cPanel.
This is a free e-commerce software that gives you full control of your online store. Its shopping cart feature is remarkable and it also allows you to sell different types of products from digital downloads to physical goods. Designed and built by e-commerce enthusiasts, AbanteCart is a robust software that’s easily customizable to meet any online store’s needs.
This software doesn’t require any licensing or subscription fees. It’s totally free. Plus, users find it easy to learn with its intuitive interface.
This is one of the most popular third party e-commerce applications for cPanel. Magento comes with a free Community edition and a premium Enterprise version. The Community edition is actually an open-source software and it’s the power behind thousands of online developers and stores.
Its robust software architecture allows users to modify its core code. To enhance its features, users can add software extensions via Magento Connect, a marketplace where you can buy extensions that will allow your Magento to do even more. On the downside, the Community version does not offer technical support. But users of the free edition can find answers to their questions in the Magento Forum.
This is a powerful free ecommerce solution that can be installed via cPanel. It boasts of over a hundred features that allows users to handle unlimited number of products and information for free. Upon installation, you get one working theme right out of the box. You can then customize this theme to your heart’s content via the Live Configurator.
PrestaShop also comes complete with a mobile-responsive capability. That means, your e-commerce site will display correctly in all screen sizes, from smartphones to personal computers. As a result, your site visitors can buy anytime and anywhere.
This is a straightforward e-commerce application that gives you turnkey solution where you simply need to install the software, choose the perfect store template, and add your products. On top of it being easy to use, this software is also SEO-friendly.
OpenCart’s template design is rich in features. Among other things, this software boasts multi-currency, multi-language, more than 20 payment gateways, and unlimited products and categories.
ZenCart is free, easy-to-use, open-source software for e-commerce. Licensed under GPL2, the software allows users to modify even its source code to meet any online store’s requirements. ZenCart comes built-in with many of the most popular payment gateways, so users can easily accept and process payment.
All the above-mentioned third party e-commerce application for cPanel are compatible with all websites. If you don’t want to spend on your own shopping cart or billing software, you can definitely install these free open-source applications.