OsCommerce Platform for E-commerce

OsCommerce Platform for E-commerce

25 August, 2018 by img Rahul Panchal in E-commerce web development
OsCommerce Platform for E-commerce

OsCommerce (“open source Commerce”) is an associate e-commerce and on-line store-management package program. It may be used on any internet server that has PHP and MySQL installed. It is accessible as free software system beneath the GNU General Public License.

OsCommerce has many unique functionalities such as many shipping options inclusive of weight, price or destination. Moreover, actual time shipping is integrated with UPS, USPS. In addition, it has zone-based shipping and free shipping option as part of total orders. Even more it also calculates the tax with various zones for various different products.

Several more features of the OsCommerce is listed below:


  • Well matched with all major browsers.
  • OsCommerce supports three languages by default English, German and Spanish.
  • Mechanised web-based installation.
  • Unbounded number of products and categories.
  • Preprogramed setup of e-commerce payment gateways:,,, etc. Moreover, several different supplement ecommerce payment gateways, offline and online payment integration.
  • OsCommerce support multi-currency via manual updating from exchange server.
  • Assist dynamic pictures i.e. one picture per product.
  • Assist physical merchandize and product downloads.
  • Web-based administration module.
  • Database backup and restore.
  • Temporary and permanent shopping carts.
  • Secure transactions with SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) support.


There are few advantages and disadvantages of the OsCommerce which will help developer to develop the effective system. The benefits and demerits of the development platform is described as follows:


      • The significant benefit of OsCommerce is that it can be obtained at very low cost and on some sites it available free of cost.
      • Breadcrumb Navigation.
      • Dynamic Product attributes relationship
      • For designers, to implement the design and layout structure it can be easily done and quickly by development team.
      • It is very flexible to integrate the existing website.
      • It has simple administration with manageable and easy to use backend system.


    • No in-built way to protect the administration area of OsCommerce.
    • It is not template driven platform.
    • It has limited attributes system, for instance, there is no stock control and no stock keeping unit are available. If you are excessively relying on attributes it not the choice for your work.
    • OsCommerce has limitation to huge number of product catalogues up to hundred. Moreover, products will need modifications after ten thousand products hence it can be searched and browsed effectively.

Rahul Panchal

Rahul Panchal is the Founder & Managing Director at Rlogical Techsoft Pvt. Ltd. He is a pioneer tech enthusiast who has assisted diverse enterprise solutions with a fresh perspective over the years. From integrating technologies like Full-Stack, .NET, Flutter & PHP, he has harnessed custom web or hybrid mobile app development projects. His creative outlook on the latest models of AI, ML, blockchain, and IoT, has made various businesses attain leading-edge success.

Get in Touch

Contact Us

    Input Captcha Here: captcha


    3728 N Fratney St Suite 213, Milwaukee, WI 53212, United States

    Sales Executive: +1 414 253 3132

    Contact Email: [email protected]


    5 Kew Road, TW9 2PR, London

    Contact Email: [email protected]

    sprite_image.png?v=1718736350 INDIA (Head Office)

    701 & 801 Satkar Complex, Opp Tanishq Showroom,Behind Lal Bungalow, Chimanlal Girdharlal Rd, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380009

    Rahul Panchal: +91-9824601707
    Jatin Panchal: +91-9974202036

    Contact Email: [email protected]

    sprite_image.png?v=1718736350 JAPAN

    301 1-28-21 Hayabuchi, Tsuzuki-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa 224-0025, Japan

    Contact Email: [email protected]

    sprite_image.png?v=1718736350 Australia

    Suit 3, Level 27, 1 Farrer Place Sydney NSW 2000

    Contact Email: [email protected]