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osCommerce Hosting – How to Quickly and Easily Set Up Your Online Shop

osCommerce: The Open-Source Shop System for Beginners and Experts

osCommerce is a comprehensive, freely scalable open source application for online shops. Based on PHP and MySCL, and providing an "out-of-the-box" solution for eCommerce providers, the open source software is constantly developed and improved by proactive programmers. Once installed, you can easily set up, design and customize your online shop in your browser. If you use the IONOS osCommerce hosting, you can quickly and easily set up and operate your online shop via click&build – including product and category pages, individual shop functions, pictures, videos and more. Using the benefits of this shop system is extremely convenient with the IONOS osCommerce hosting package.
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Easy Installation and Application of osCommerce

With IONOS hosting osCommerce can be downloaded and used in just a few simple steps. Through the IONOS Control Center the application is quickly set up – simply select osCommerce in the app center, install and create your shop in a few clicks. Using your browser, start to design your shop. Whether beginner or expert, osCommerce makes setting up a complete online shop fun and easy for everyone. You want to sell internationally? No problem, osCommerce is available in many languages and enables you to set up multiple online shops, depending on your needs.

Diverse Features of osCommerce

osCommerce offers diverse features, that make designing your online shop easy. Choose from numerous osCommerce templates to give your shop the desired look. Countless example shops demonstrate the various design possibilities with osCommerce. You can use the osCommerce designs for an unlimited number of product and category pages and integrate helpful features, like shipping costs, payment methods or product reviews. This way, osCommerce allows you to set up a comprehensive online shop that offers your customers an ideal shopping experience. As a flexible and simple shop system, osCommerce is optimally tailored to online shop owners.

Our IONOS osCommerce Hosting Offers

With IONOS you can choose from a variety of hosting packages for your online shop. Each of our packages includes a managed server, which easily integrates osCommerce into your eCommerce project. Depending on the size and needs of your online shop, you can choose up to 9 GB RAM and 2 GB SSD storage. Our osCommerce hosting provides the ideal conditions even for larger online shops, with regular updates and geo-redundant data security. Make the most out of osCommerce with IONOS – easy installation, dedicated hardware and strong security for one or more online shops. With IONOS osCommerce hosting you can jump straight in!

How does osCommerce work as an online shop system?

The open source solution osCommerce is a comprehensive and reliable application for the development of online shops. Web providers receive a proven, extensive and open source "out-of-the-box" solution with a GNU General Public License that is continually extended, updated and optimized by an engaged community of users and programmers.

osCommerce vs. Magento – What are the biggest differences?

Nowadays there are many different system solutions. Aside from the osCommerce solution, Magento is a widely distributed online shop system. Both osCommerce and Magento are "out-of-the-box" solutions; they offer the most important functions for setting up a comprehensive online shop immediately and provide the optimal foundation for successful ecommerce. A direct comparison of the two nevertheless reveals some significant differences.

Hosting package overview

Essential

A great base to start your website or project


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50 GB storage

5 databases 2 GB SSD storage per MySQL database

Free domain for 1 year First year domain offer only valid on initial purchase of a 12-month contract. Included free domain extensions: .co.uk, .uk, .com, .net, .org, .info, .me, .biz, .online

Professional email included Professional email with a 2 GB mailbox in addition to your webspace. State-of-the-art anti-spam protection included.

Basic processing capacity Performance Level 1: Up to 2.5 GB RAM, 512 MB PHP memory limit, and resources for up to 17 simultaneous processes. More resources mean more scripts can be executed simultaneously, and more visitors can be handled at the same time.

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Business

Our all-round solution for dynamic websites


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100 GB storage

25 databases 2 GB SSD storage per MySQL database

Free domain for 1 year First year domain offer only valid on initial purchase of a 12-month contract. Included free domain extensions: .co.uk, .uk, .com, .net, .org, .info, .me, .biz, .online

Professional email included Professional email with a 2 GB mailbox in addition to your webspace. State-of-the-art anti-spam protection included.

Basic processing capacity Performance Level 1: Up to 2.5 GB RAM, 512 MB PHP memory limit, and resources for up to 17 simultaneous processes. More resources mean more scripts can be executed simultaneously, and more visitors can be handled at the same time.

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Perfect for more demanding company websites


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250 GB storage

100 databases 2 GB SSD storage per MySQL database

Free domain for 1 year First year domain offer only valid on initial purchase of a 12-month contract. Included free domain extensions: .co.uk, .uk, .com, .net, .org, .info, .me, .biz, .online

Professional email included Professional email with a 2 GB mailbox in addition to your webspace. State-of-the-art anti-spam protection included.

2x more power Performance Level 2: Benefit from up to 6 GB RAM and 640 MB PHP memory limit, the maximum working memory that can be used for PHP scripts, and resources for up to 22 simultaneous processes. More resources mean more scripts can be executed simultaneously, and more visitors can be handled at the same time.

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Ideal for memory-intensive web projects and online shops


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Unlimited storage Our packages are limited only by our infrastructure and the nature of the shared hosting environment the product operates in. Performance issues arise only in exceptional cases and are only due to technical resources (processors, PHP memory limits, disk space, etc.) being allocated to other websites.

Unlimited databases 2 GB SSD storage per MySQL database

Free domain for 1 year First year domain offer only valid on initial purchase of a 12-month contract. Included free domain extensions: .co.uk, .uk, .com, .net, .org, .info, .me, .biz, .online

Professional email included Professional email with a 2 GB mailbox in addition to your webspace. State-of-the-art anti-spam protection included.

3x more power Performance Level 3: Benefit from up to 9 GB RAM and 640 MB PHP memory limit, the maximum working memory that can be used for PHP scripts, and resources for up to 27 simultaneous processes. More resources mean more scripts can be executed simultaneously, and more visitors can be handled at the same time.

Content Delivery Network (CDN) Our Content Delivery Network boosts performance by caching your website and distributing it across 150+ data centres worldwide. Users receive data from the closest server, and get faster loading times as a result.

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All the benefits at a glance

Easy online shop solution: With osCommerce you profit from an established shop system that is used world-wide and offers you all the important functions for your personal web shop – quick, easy and in multiple languages.
Numerous functions: Choose the aesthetics and functions of the shop yourself. With more than 7000 extensions, designing your shop according to your individual desires is quick and easy. Plus, you can always rely on the community forums to help you with any questions about the application.
Maximum IONOS comfort: With osCommerce hosting from IONOS you can jump straight into designing your shop. We manage your server with a secure connection, updates and maintenance. We are happy to answer any questions or assist you with any problems.
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Magento Hosting

For demanding shop owners – design your web shop to suit your expectations, with an individual design, large capacity for extensive product offers and multiple domains.

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Create an online shop

Create your own online shop – easy, quick, unique and exactly as you like. With more than 100 design templates, countless features and optimization options IONOS offers the optimal e-shop solution for any business.

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FAQs - Frequently asked questions

Unlike other shop systems like Magento, osCommerce systems don't offer automatic optimization for mobile devices. However, it does provide you with the option to download a responsive design template and integrate it in your shop. The huge osCommerce community also offers a host of useful and party free extensions for users to download. This ensures that your web shop can also be used for mobile ecommerce from smartphones and tablets, without having to manipulate the software or requiring you to have programming skills.

Yes. Among the many available osCommerce add-ons, some are tailor made for the UK market – to make running your shop in compliance with all the rules and regulations a breeze. Many osCommerce add-ons are available to download for free, thanks to the osCommerce community. The add-ons are easy to install, integrate, and contain all the important functions to ensure that your online shop complies with all UK commerce laws. These include, useful information on shipping costs and VAT, prices are displayed before and after tax, information pages on creating an imprint, confirmation of terms and conditions and information on returns.

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