I am glad to introduce “Your Virtual Store”, a Linux Magazine article published in issue #236. I wrote it as an introduction to the Opencart opensource e-commerce platform. Opencart is a PHP web package that allows to set up a web shop for cheap, as long as you have a server to host it. There are alternatives that are more popular, such as Prestashop, but Opencart just offers a lot of for the little effort it takes to set up. Opencart is what powers my current online store, La Gran Parafarmacia.
This article offers an overview of the software solution, alonside installation and configuration instructions. Don’t forget to check it out!