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e-Commerce Software

HostGator is compatible with many e-commerce packages, shopping carts and billing software.  With HostGator, you have the flexibility of choosing the solution that is best for your business.

HostGator does not have its own proprietary e-commerce solution, but rather allows you to chose from many of the thousands of free and commercial third-party scripts and software available on the market.

Many of the more popular ones can be installed in your HostGator control panel using QuickInstall or Plesk Application Vault.

Popular E-Commerce Software

The following e-commerce software is compatible with HostGator and can be installed from within the HostGator control panel.


Magento is the eCommerce software platform for growth that promises to revolutionize the industry. Its modular architecture and unprecedented flexibility means your business is no longer constrained by your eCommerce platform. Magento is total control.

Installation via: QuickInstall
Home Page: http://www.magentocommerce.com/
Support Forum: http://www.magentocommerce.com/boards/


PrestaShop is an open-source e-commerce free software for Web 2.0

Installation via: QuickInstall
Home Page: http://www.prestashop.com/
Support Forum: http://www.prestashop.com/forums/


Free shopping cart ecommerce software by Zen Cart. Put your business online and accept payments securely.

Installation via: QuickInstall
Home Page: http://www.zen-cart.com/
Support Forum: https://www.zen-cart.com/forum


While we try to be as helpful as possible, it is best to contact the authors of the scripts/software you are using for support, and/or their related support community.  They know the software better than we do, so that is the best place to start when needing support related to a particular script.


Note: We are not associated with the support forums listed on this page.  They are listed here for your convenience as a useful resource.