Features

  • Easy-to-use Web Installer
    • Even easier than the other PHP carts
  • Upgrade-friendly Upgrading is as easy as overwriting the old version, and running the Web Installer.
  • Plug-In System Modern Merchant comes with 31 plugins pre-installed. New plugins can be installed and un-installed without permanently affecting your site.
  • Shopping Cart / Checkout
    • SSL-ready
    • User accounts
    • Supporting these payment gateways:
      • Authorize.net AIM
      • PayPal IPN
      • PayPal Website Payments Pro
    • Unlimited Shipping Methods Shipping prices can be as complex if you desire. Modern Merchant can handle it.
  • Product Catalog
    • Product listing page
    • Product Category navigation blocks
    • Product detail page
    • Powerful pricing management allowing for price reductions across product categories
    • Unlimited products
    • Unlimited categories, category depth
    • Assign product to multiple categories
    • Multiple images per product
  • Content Management
    • Easily make changes to the site's header, footer and side bar
    • Home page is completely editable
    • Home page can be either free-form, product listing, or a combination
    • Free-form pages can be added and edited from the Administrator interface
    • Email templates are completely editable
  • Administration Interface
    • Product management
    • Pricing management
    • Order management
    • Customer management
    • Payment and Shipping management
    • Page Content authoring
    • User account management
  • Theme System
    • Apply your own design to the product catalog and shopping cart
    • Easily install third-party themes
  • Developer Goodies
    • PHP
    • Plugins
    • MVC architecture
    • ActiveRecord-style models
    • Unit testing with PHPUnit