Free shopping cart for e-commerce websites

Start selling online with powerful e-commerce solutions

Find the best e-commerce shopping cart to use with your 123-reg hosting package. Choose between OpenCart, Prestashop, ZenCart and many more, all free.

Creating an online store and selling products online has never been easier. So, if you're considering opening a web store, host your site online with 123-reg and you will have access to e-commerce solutions that you can use to build and manage your online store. Best of all, they're all free so you don't need to worry about paying anything extra.

Most of these UK e-commerce solutions are easy to use, which means you won't need advanced technical skills to build your online store. Whichever open source shopping cart option you choose, you'll be able to create a fantastic web shop that accepts credit card payments and offers multiple shipping options.

Free shopping cart software solutions

Launching a web store can be a rather costly venture so if you can't afford or aren't willing to pay a fortune for an e-commerce solution, there are plenty of free applications that allow you to build a web store from scratch and start selling products online.

Below are some of the most popular and widely-used UK shopping cart solutions for your new web store. Read more about each of them to determine which one best meets your requirements.


AgoraCart is a complete free shopping cart software and it's also very easy to install and use. You can use the available templates or your own design and customise everything from your e-commerce site's header and footer to products layouts, order forms, Thank You pages and more. Plus, Shipping and Tax are highly configurable, making AgoraCart a great e-commerce option for UK users.

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OpenCart allows you to open an online store in multiple languages and currencies to make it easier for visitors to buy your products, no matter where they're located. OpenCart has an intuitive admin interface that gives you complete control over your store. Plus, it includes thousands of professional and user-friendly e-commerce themes you can choose from. This free shopping cart software also provides plenty of Payment gateways and shipping method options.

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osCommerce is a free open source online shop software that you can use to build your web store from scratch. You can add products and organise them in categories, set prices in different currencies and also set discounts or special promotions. With this shopping cart solution, your shop can accept all popular payment methods from credit cards to PayPal and cheques. It also has a built-in shipping and tax functionality which comes in handy. In addition, it provides over 7,000 free add-ons that you can use to make your e-commerce site more attractive and stand out from the crowd.

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Prestashop is yet another free shopping cart for e-commerce sites. It's an open source platform which means you won't have to pay anything extra and with the ever-growing community of users willing to help and provide tips, you can create a better shopping experience for your customers.

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TomatoCart is one of the most powerful free shopping cart tools you will find, although it may seem a bit complicated to non-technical web store owners. With this open source shopping cart solution you can build and customise your web store as you see fit. You can add modules from Best Sellers to Compare Products, Currencies, Order History, Product Notification, Review and many more.

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Zen Cart

Zen Cart was developed by a group of web store owners, web developers and designers who have years of experience in e-commerce. This open source shopping cart solution is a result of their hard word, providing you with a free and user-friendly option to create and manage your online store.

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MetaCart is a free shopping cart system that allows you to create an e-commerce site and sell products online. Users can go through your catalogue of products and add items to their shopping basket when they're ready to purchase.MetaCart is available only with our Windows hosting package.

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When you get a hosting package from 123-reg, you have access to all these powerful e-commerce solutions and can start building your online shop in minutes.

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