An implementation of an online book store
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Online Book Store

A simple online book store implemented as a part of my Database Management System Term Project.

Application features

Consumer features

  • Search for a book based on different parameters like title, author, publisher, etc.
  • Advanced search
  • Filter search results
  • Get details about a book, including its reviews and ratings.
  • Buy a book.
  • Get books similar to a particular given book.
  • Get books bought by a user who bought a given book.

Admin features

  • Addition of books to database.
  • Get statistics of the book store.
  • Moderation of various activities.


  • PHP is used in backend.
  • MySQL databases used for storing and managing data.
  • Bootstrap used for frontend.
  • For testing purpose, data was scraped from various online sources including Amazon Online Book Store.


The SQL database and tables need to be created manually.