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OpenCart Boilerplates

OpenCart is an open-source PHP-based eCommerce platform. It was first released in August 2003 by Owen Taylor. OpenCart is licensed under the GNU General Public License.

OpenCart is a simple eCommerce platform that allows store owners to set up and manage their own online store. It offers a wide range of features, including product management, shopping cart, order management, payment gateway integration, shipping options, and tax settings.

OpenCart is used by tens of thousands of store owners around the world. If you’re looking for the best OpenCart boilerplates, look no further! This article will introduce you to some of the best options out there.

Best OpenCart Boilerplates 

OC Boilerplate – HTML5/CSS3

OpenCart Boilerplate is an HTML5/CSS3 template that has been tested in different OpenCart versions.

It uses clean code and resets, as well as improved design ideas, to make it easier for developers and non-developers to follow, change the code, and customize their stores.

The template is named OC Boilerplate because it can be used as a boilerplate for developing themes for OpenCart using the default theme as a base but with modern coding practices embraced like HTML5 & CSS3 etc


Hello World is an OpenCart module with current features and the latest version of 2.2.x, created for learning or to take as a boilerplate for extension development in OpenCart 2.2.x.

The module has relatively few active ecosystems, with 6-star ratings on opencart-module-v2x’s GitHub page from the past 12 months. There have been no major releases over the past year.


This module boilerplate will create all files necessary to add a new product type to your eCommerce system. You will need to download the module and place it in the modules directory under your OpenCart installation.

This is especially useful if you are using any of these systems: v1.5, 1.6, or below.

It creates these files:

  • catalog/controller/module/module_name.php
  • catalog/language/english/module/module_name.php
  • catalog/view/theme/default/template/module/module_name.tpl
  • admin/controller/module/module_name.php
  • admin/language/english/module/module_name.php
  • admin/view/template/module/module_name.tpl

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