Build professional online shopping stores using Packt's new OpenCart book

Packt is pleased to announce OpenCart 1.4 Beginner’s Guide, a new book that will help readers to build and manage professional, easy-to-use, attractive online shopping stores using OpenCart. Written by Murat Yilmaz, this book will assist readers to integrate their online stores with popular payment gateways like PayPal and shipping methods such as UPS and USPS effortlessly.

Online PR News – 16-September-2010 – – OpenCart is a popular “out of the box” open source shopping cart solution that provides elegantly written tools to establish a fully functional online store from scratch. It has a built in template system along with multiple payment gateways, which helps users to switch between different templates or migrate the current look of their site into OpenCart.

OpenCart 1.4 Beginners Guide will teach users to organize their online store effectively in terms of products, payments, shipping, orders, and customer relations. Users will also learn to define taxes and apply them according to the geolocation of customers, to manage orders, to run multiple shops, to use design templates, and to apply search engine optimization (SEO) to make the store more visible for search engine queries.

Using this book, developers will learn the installation of OpenCart along with the configuration of store settings. Additionally, developers will learn to apply product discounts, create coupon codes, set special prices for sales in bulk, print invoices, group and manage customers, send e-mail newsletters, and manage OpenCart administration panel with multiple users and different permission levels.

A tutorial-style guide packed with hands-on examples, step-by-step explanations, and illustrations, this book is ideal for individuals without any programming experience, who want to develop professional online stores, and clients/non-developers, who wish to manage their inventory and orders through the backend. The book is out now and available from Packt. To read more about it, please visit: