What is AbanteCart?

What is AbanteCart

In this guide, we’ll explain what is AbanteCart eCommerce software and what features are available. Then we’ll discuss the AbanteCart Admin Panel and tell you how to get started with using this software. Keep in mind that AbanteCart can be easily installed with just one click using Softaculous, which is included with InMotion’s Shared Hosting plans.

What is AbanteCart

AbanteCart Logo

AbanteCart is a free open-source eCommerce software. It can be used to create an online business and was developed using PHP and works with a MySQL database. 

AbanteCart provides a simplified way to manage products, customers, promotions, shipping, taxes, and sales. 

AbanteCart Features

In this section we will go over some of the main features available in AbanteCart. Keep in mind that most of these options are included for free, but some must be purchased for a fee. 

Product Management

AbanteCart has built in tools for managing products, stock, and orders. Organize products by manufacturer or category, you can also manage customer accounts, their contact information, and transactions. 

Sell Digital Products

Not only can you sell physical products, but you can also easily sell downloadable or digital products as well. 

Site Customization

AbanteCart sites can be customized to suit your online business using Addons that are referred to as Extensions. You can also use AbanteCart to develop or custom-code an eCommerce website. For example, there are custom templates available for changing the look and style of your website.

Payment Gateways

It is compatible with most of the popular payment gateways, such as PayPal, Authorize.net, Square, and Stripe. But keep in mind that some of these features may require that you purchase an extension.

Promotion Management

Easily manage promotions such as specials, discounts, and coupons. You can also set start and end dates for sales so they will end automatically.

Language Support

There are many languages available but it will be in English by default. If you don’t see the language that you want to use, you may be able to purchase the language extension from a 3rd party.

Product Reviews

AbanteCart includes the ability to accept and manage product reviews. Choose which ones will be displayed and whether they were verified purchases or not.

What is the AbanteCart Admin Panel

View of AbanteCart Admin Panel

The AbanteCart Admin panel is the single location for accessing your site management tools. This is also where you can access all the features we just discussed. Manage your orders, promotions, products, customers, and the design of your website all in one place.

How Do I Get Started With AbanteCart

To start using AbanteCart it must be installed. The easiest way to install AbanteCart is by using Softaculous. After filling in the required information, it can be installed with just a single click. Then, after logging in for the first time, you will be prompted to complete the setup wizard. All of these steps are covered in the following article:

Congratulations, now you are familiar with AbanteCart and what it can be used for. Check out our AbanteCart section for more guides to help you build a successful eCommerce store. The official AbanteCart documentation is also a great source for learning how to get the most out of this eCommerce software.

John-Paul Briones Content Writer II

John-Paul is an Electronics Engineer that spent most of his career in IT. He has been a Technical Writer for InMotion since 2013.

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