osCommerce

by admin, July 4, 2010

oscommerceHow Channergy works with osCommerce

Connecting Channergy with osCommerce’s MySQL database allows orders to be downloaded and fulfilled in one system. The system will upload tracking numbers and order statuses to osCommerce customer accounts. Changes to inventory counts and prices are reflected on the stores as they happen.

Channergy interfaces with os Commerce through its Multi Channel Manager (MCM).

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More about osCommerce

Since March of 2000 osCommerce has been offering an open source solutions to online retailers, merchants, a businesses.  They provide an ecommerce and online store-management software for free under the GNU General Public License. Due to the software being based on PHP and MySQL, osCommerce works well with most web servers and is easily modified. There is a large online community of developers and users that have created a myriad of different themes, add-ons and extensions. Because of the active community of over 14,000 live shops, osCommerce can be highly customized to fit the needs of the online merchant. Many of osCommerce functions are web-based, such as the automatic installation (from free services such as Fantastico) and the administrative panel.

Features

There are a number of user created features that can be added onto osCommerce from the large online community. The following features are included in the normal

  • Compatible with all major browsers and several languages
  • Automatic web-based installation
  • Unlimited number of products and categories
  • Web based administration module
  • Database backup and restore
  • Multiple platforms have been built to extend the functionality even further

How much does osCommerce Cost?

osCommerce, as the name suggests, is an open source solution under the GNU General Public License which allows anyone rights to use, modify and redistribute the software as they see fit.  There are no restrictions put on individuals who wish to sell the software or redistribute it for free.