Server Specification

    Apache Web Server
    Memory limit of server to be at least 1056mb
    PHP 5.4+
    MySQL 5+
    Ability to set Cron to run every minute
    PHP Settings
    Register Globals: Off
    Magic Quotes GPC: Off
    File Uploads: On
    Session Auto Start: Off
    PHP Extensions
    GD - For image resizing
    cURL - For making external calls
    ionCube - to run our php encoded files
    imagick - to make 300 dpi PNG images
    Download Client.php
    Upload the client.php file to your server and run the script through your browser to check server compatability.
    Change Logs
    Click here to check our change logs

Self Hosting

You can host ShirtTools yourself providing that your server meets the specification laid out on the left.


Bluehost Hosting

We've been recommending BlueHost (www.bluehost.com) to our customers since the very beginning. Their servers are 100% compatible with ShirtTools and the pricing is fantastic value for money from just $47.40 per year. In fact we love them so much we use them for everything including the site you are on right now!

* Please note that the initial installation can only be carried out by a member of our technical team.

Frequently Asked Questions

I don't print shirts but need an online designer, is this software for me?

Absolutley, You can add any product to the cart and download vector files or high resolution .PNG files of the finished designs. The website is powered by OpenCart so you get a rock solid ecommerce platform. Check out www.openCart.com for more info.

Can I change the look and feel of the store?

The store comes with 10 professional themes as standard. You can modify the fonts, colors and layout without the need to know any coding skills.

Can I change the look and feel of the designer?

You can change the CSS to modify the designer tool. All of the text can be changed in the admin area

Can I use ShirtTools with my existing shopping cart or website?

ShirtTools only works with Opencart which is installed as part of the package. If you already have an existing website you can add a menu link to the cart or move your existing site content over which will keep everything in one place.

Can I add my own opencart extension and themes?

Many vQmod extensions will work, but we recommend that you contact us first before purchasing. You must use the Journal 2 theme which is included in the price. We chose this theme because it has over 1500+ settings so you can configure the site to look however you like.

How often do you update and what does it cost?

In the last seven years we have updated ShirtTools four times. Updates are free for the first 12 months and only $250 after that.

What support do I get?

We have a ticket based support system and support the online designer for life. We do offer help with OpenCart questions as long as they are are not covered in the user manual or video tutorials. OpenCart has an active community forum where you can interact with users from all over the globe.

Is there is trial?

We install our code on your server, therefore we cannot offer a trial. However we are happy to show you around with an online demonstration.

I love this product, can I become a reseller?

If you are an established I.T company or involved with commercial printing equipment and software sales then lets talk.

Not found your answer?

Send us an email and we'll' get straight back to you

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ShirtTools, Unit 3a Millwey Rise Ind Est, Axminster U.K | 44 (0) 1297 300501 | info@shirttools.com