How to install OpenCart

  • 1

    Download OpenCart

    The latest version of OpenCart can be downloaded from the OpenCart website (recommended)

  • 2

    Upload files to your server

    Upload to your web server established and the OpenCart archive extracted. We will now use File Transfer Protocol (FTP) client to upload these uncompressed files to a web server.

  • 3

    Run automatic installer

    Goto the OpenCart location and it will install automatically.

Previous & Release Notes

Version Release Date Action August 27, 2021 February 4, 2021 July 20, 2020 July 18, 2020 May 1, 2020 April 9, 2019 January 7, 2019 January 2, 2019 July 27, 2017 July 18, 2017
Version Release Notes RTL related issues resolved Resolved other Github issues. Version released by A collection of fixes for issues. Big thanks to Webkul and his team for helping get this release ready! Extensions removed openbay pro. I recommend looking on the opencart marketplace for a replacement. updated to latest sass compiler. the project had moved composer tags. fixed sass compiler not working. Added Old PayPal extensions that where removed. Updated twig to latest version Minimum PHP version is now 7.3 Fixed issue with paypal commerce not working Maintenance Release Added PayPal Commerce Platform. Updated the maintenance branch installer. Removed all old paypal extensions. This release is the same as, but only includes fixes for Google Shopping. Updated version number from to This version is a combination of fixes for This is a bug fix release and one new feature "google shopping". This is not the next major release, that will be coming soon. Added Google Shopping PayPal Express Checkout to new smart payments button Fixed eWay Full list of commits and changes can be found here: (Beta) Non production Beta Do not use on a live web site. Version

Other download options

Clone the latest OpenCart version from GitHub. Visit repository.

Install OpenCart on your server via Softaculous. Learn more.

Download OpenCart in Amazon Web Services. Learn more.


These are minimum requirements needed so that OpenCart can be installed and work properly.
  • Web Server (Apache suggested)
  • PHP (at least 5.3)
  • Curl enabled
  • Database (MySQLi suggested)

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