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 June 19, 2017 August 1, 2016 July 31, 2016 July 30, 2016 March 2, 2016 January 12, 2016 October 6, 2015 May 29, 2015 March 31, 2015 December 6, 2014
Version Release Notes This is the latest OpenCart release, our new version 3! We will add more information shortly about all of the fixes, changes and new features, Do not use this version, download the latest release instead. Do not use this version, download the latest release instead This release includes a lot of bug fixes which can be found on the change log here: Fraud extension support Fraud labs pro module added G2A Pay payment gateway module added Google reCAPTCHA added for contact page and product reviews Amazon Login and Pay module added Global Payments module added PayPal merchant on boarding added to PayPal Express module Commit log:

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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