Opencart framework has been rising in popularity charts since last few years, and today it is one of the top 3 eCommerce frameworks being used worldwide.
Opencart draws its popularity from the fact that it is a lightweight and easy to customize framework. Opencart based store have very less resource requirement, and it can be run on any shared hosting platform very easily. Same is not the case with many other eCommerce frameworks. For instance, Magento requires a powerful server to run the store efficiently.
Opencart is one of the simpler and lightweight frameworks, and that makes it possible to quickly develop eCommerce stores at reasonable cost.
An Opencart development company can develop custom opencart solutions very quickly due to ease of development.