Oscar is an open-source ecommerce framework for Django.

Oscar makes few assumptions about your project, allowing virtually any part of the framework to be extended and customised. In this way, complex business rules can be captured in an elegant and cohesive way.

Why choose Oscar?

  • An extensible core - any class can be overridden, replaced and extended. This is the key feature that allows any project to be captured accurately in the codebase - no work-arounds!
  • A well-designed set of models built on the experience of many e-commerce projects, both large and small.
  • Comprehensive documentation including recipes for solving common problems.
  • Extensive test suite.

Problems Oscar is already solving:

  • A checkout that allows a single order to be paid by up to 9 different payment sources, using multiple payment partners.
  • Sales representatives are able to place orders on behalf of their customers, using allocated budgets managed within the system.
  • Integration with a series of SAP webservices to provide catalogue and inventory updates.
  • Handling of a catalogue of around 15 million products, with stock provided by a range of international partners. Stock and biblio updates happening continuous using a Celery-driven backend.
  • Sophisticated access-control rules governing which customers can see which products.
  • Manages a 12 million catalogue supported by 100+ suppliers for a single project.

Want an agency?

Talk to Tangent Snowball, the creators of Oscar, about your requirements. We build Oscar sites and can provide support, training and consultancy on using Oscar.

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