How To Create eCommerce Websites With TomatoCart?

TomatoCart is a free e-commerce shopping cart website builder application forked from osCommerce in 2009.

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[quote cite=”TomatoCart Team Developers”]Our goal is to make TomatoCart one of the best online shopping cart solutions. As web applications become more and more sophisticated, modern web 2.0 technology such as Ajax and Rich Internet Applications offers significant usability improvements and makes interacting with the web interfaces faster and more efficient. We’ve compared a lot of frameworks and come to the conclusion that ExtJS is the best framework for TomatoCart. We completely rewrite osCommerce 3 administration site based on the qWikiOffice project which is a web desktop implementation of the ExtJS RIA framework. Web desktop application mimics user experience of desktop Operating System, offering features and applications similar to a PC environment. Users can easily start to work with TomatoCart without any difficulty.[/quote] provides you a one click website installer service which you can use for installing a number of websites applications, CMS, shopping carts, guest books and other website types.

How To Install TomatoCart?

If you are a new user then you should know that it provides you free domains with website hosting plans. Read tutorial on how to register a free domain name?

So first thing you need to do is get a website hosting plan, a free domain name the login to your account and launch Installatron, one click website installer.

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Select Application Browser tab:

Installatron Applications Browser

Scroll down to ‘Apps for e-Commerce and Business’ section and click ‘TomatoCart’:

Installatron Applications Browser (1)

Clicking ‘TomatoCart’ opens up it installation page showing you details and features of a TomatoCart based eCommerce website. From here you can take application demo, check other websites using the same application etc.

To start TomatoCart installation process, click ‘+install this application‘ button:


This asks you to select a domain/subdomain/directory for installing your new TomatoCart website. If you are already running a website on your main domain then you can either go for a subdomain or use a subdirectry for installation.

Scroll down to ‘Settings’ section and type in your new website a username, password, admin email and then click ‘Install‘ button.

TomatoCart Features

It takes a few seconds and then provides you your new website address & admin section URL from where you can login and start managing your e-Commerce website.

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