If you want a solution where vendors or sellers can create their own account, specify their own payment methods, upload product images, etc X-Cart may be for you.  The Russian developer built eCommerce shopping cart software isn't free, but it definitely has it's fans.

X-Cart is PHP based.  Also included is a CSS-based layout that you can customize.  X-Cart was developed to provide optimal solutions to reflect the different needs of online merchants from integration to existing websites, to support of special online shopping functionality.

X-Cart is a standalone software, you will download and install it on your web server.  Instructions are below for installation via cPanel.  If you're interested in X-Cart, a web host that excels in PHP and has cPanel is the way to go.

So if you're planning to use X-Cart, get Hostgator web hosting now, and get your X-Cart based website up and running!


cPanel powered hosting providers like HostGator can deploy X-Cart based stores with help of several clicks right from their hosting control panel accounts by using this plugin -

To install the plugin in your HostGator cPanel:

  1. Go to WHM > cPanel > Install cPAddons > Add/Remove Vendors and enter http://csync.qtmsoft.com/vendor.pl as "Vendor's Information URL"
  2. Tick a checkbox near X-Cart and click "Update"
  3. Done. X-Cart is downloaded into your cPanel
  4. Login as a customer in cPanel, then go to Software / Services > Site Software > Ecommerce and find X-Cart there
  5. Both of these WHM options need to be unchecked in 'Server Configuration->Tweak Settings':
    "Prevent installation of addon scripts not provided by cPanel"
    "Prevent installation of cPanel addon scripts that have been altered".


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0 #1 James Harding 2015-10-16 18:37
X-Cart is a great e-commerce platform. It is especially good for small and new businesses as you can start of with a basic setup and then expand it as and when needed.

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