DESIGN & LAYOUT
Customize Your Storefront in Real Time
With the built-in theme editor, you can change your storefront background, color scheme, fonts, and more directly on site. Choose one of the default design presets or create your own unique style. No HTML or CSS knowledge required.
Built-in Layouts Editor
CS-Cart includes a built-in layout editor that allows you to arrange data blocks in your storefront by simple drag & drop. The editor makes it easy to create elegant grid-based layouts, both fixed-width and responsive.
Full Control over Store Look & Feel
Smarty is a powerful template engine widely used accross the Web. All templates in CS-Cart are Smarty-powered, which makes it easier for newcoming developers to dive in.
CS-Cart comes with 100% open source code and a powerful in-browser editor that lets a web-developer edit template files right from the CS-Cart admin panel.
Manage Your Store
Powerful Admin Panel
Every CS-Cart store comes with a powerful admin panel. It’s crammed with dozens of features to help you get the full control over your store.
All the necessary tools for a worry-free are just at the tip of your fingers, intuitively arranged and served under a clean design.
Built-in Content Management
The CS-Cart admin panel includes a full-fledged content management system. The built-in CMS offers an easy way to create rich and SEO-friendly content pages for your site. You have full control over your page navigation and hierarchy. A modern web-based WYSIWYG editor will help you create beautiful pages in no time.
Product filters provide a convenient way to search through store catalog. With CS-Cart, you can easily create custom product filters based on any product feature.
Multi-Language & Currency
CS-Cart is localized into 10+ languages. Customers can easily switch languages and currencies right in the storefront; the prices are converted on the fly.
With the built-in RMA add-on, a customer can quickly create a return request and track it on their profile page. All requests can be easily managed via the admin panel.
Payments & Shipments
50+ Payment Systems
CS-Cart offers a variety of payment gateways and processors to choose from. The world’s most popular payment options are ready to use right out of the box.
Real-Time Shipping Rates
Integration with major shipping providers like FedEx and USPS allows CS-Cart to deliver actual shipping rates directly to the checkout page.
Delivery cost is calculated on the fly based on a customer’s shipping address and online data from the shipping provider.
Natural Customer Checkout
CS-Cart’s step-by-step checkout process is very easy to follow, and your customers will appreciate it.
All checkout steps are shown on a single page making the whole process intuitively clear for a customer.
Variety of Payment and Taxation Options
With major payment options like credit card and PayPal available out of the box and minimum configuration required, CS-Cart lets you start selling online almost immediately.
Flexible Tax Management
CS-Cart gives you advanced tools for complex and location-based taxation. You can define multiple shipping or billing address-based taxes and prioritize them the way you like.
Marketing & SEO
Search Engine Optimization
CS-Cart helps you reach potential customers through popular search engines by providing an easy way to edit page meta information in the built-in CMS.
Also, With SEO-friendly URLs and powered by a built-in sitemap generation tool, your store will take top ranks in online search results!
Sell on Facebook, Ebay, Google Shopping
CS-Cart allows you to export your products to Ebay, Google Shopping, and even to Facebook!
The Google export add-on comes with CS-Cart by default. The Facebook Store and Ebay synchronization add-ons can be purchased separately.
Multi-Channel Commerce—Widget Mode
Embed your store into any web page by inserting the widget code into the page. In fact, by using the widget code, you create a widget of your standalone store on WordPress, Facebook, and other websites.
Thanks to the Social login add-on your customers log in to your store using their social network accounts: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, etc.
With the Blog add-on you create a fully-featured blog inside your store.
By posting store news and product reviews in your blog, you attract more customers and generate more SEO-friendly content.
Powerful Product Option
CS-Cart gives you powerful capabilities to contol product options: create option combinations, add images for each option variant and combination, apply weight and price modifiers.
When creating an option, you can select its type. Besides the common option types—Select box, Radio group, and Checkbox—you can choose the Text, Text area, and File. The File type is useful for customizable products, where customers use their own graphic images.
Combine option variants to create an option combination. Then add an image for each combination: when a customer chooses option variants on the product details page, the product image changes according to selected option variants. You can also add forbidden combinations. Customers cannot select option variants of the product, if these variants make a forbidden combination.
By using sequential options you let your customers choose options successively, one after another. For example, if a product has two options, the second option is locked until a customer chooses the first one. Thanks to this feature, your customers choose only allowed option combinations.