Zen Cart is an e-commerce online shopping cart solution that is free and open source and is design to be user friendly. Installation is easy and enables online shop owners to get their e-commerce sites up and running with a minimum of time and effort.

Zen Cart features an XHTML template system that keeps design code separate from the PHP script that is the heart and soul of your e-commerce site. Zen Cart users get unlimited extra pages, unlimited category creations,multiple display modes and multiple customer modes. Administrators can also control multiple ad banners an offer multiple payment options to serve a variety of customers.

Zen Cart also offers store owners the ability to offer gift certificates and discount coupons as well as quantity discounts. Store owners can also benefit from newsletter management, featured products modules and multiple display modes for store products.

Zen Cart is designed by developers to be user friendly both on the back end for site administrators and on the front end of the shopping cart where ease of use will have customers coming back to your web store again and again. Zen Cart provides a pleasant online shopping experience with little effort or expense from site owners.