nopCommerce Features

nopCommerce has a wealth of features and capabilities designed to create online store. This page provides you with a quick snapshot of its features and capabilities. We have included all the necessary tools required to build a successful ecommerce store. We're always adding to the list of features for nopCommerce, so check out our Roadmap or contact us to find out what’s in the pipeline.

  • Overview

    nopCommerce feature nopCommerce is the leading open source shopping cart, allowing people to set up an online store quickly and easily.

    One key feature of the nopCommerce is its pluggable modular/layered architecture which allows additional functionality and presentation elements to be dynamically added to the application at run-time. This pluggable modularized architecture makes it easy to create and manage your web sites.

    Price Free
    Branding Powered by nopCommerce required
    100% Open Source Code
    PCI DSS compliant
  • Mobile commerce

    nopCommerce feature Mobile Commerce, also known as M-Commerce or mCommerce, is the ability to conduct commerce using a mobile device, such as a mobile phone.

    There's no question that mobile web use is on the rise. Recent reports tell us that cellular networks worldwide are seeing major increases in growth. According to comScore, up to November 2011 there were 38 percent of smartphone owners have used their phone to make a purchase at least once.

    It is time to make sure that you have a mobile strategy in store that'll give you maximum exposure across all platforms. The possibilities of this sector are enormous to take things head-on and be at the cutting edge of mobile ecommerce development.

    nopCommerce allows you to create a mobile version of your website through an intuitive and user-friendly graphical user interface with just one click. Best of all nopCommerce Mobile is a free and available out of the box.

    nopCommerce Mobile works on any connected device, without requiring extra development or add-ons, regardless of device type. The application, which renders a device-aware shopping experience, delivers a compelling, feature rich and graphically pleasing storefront and provides a means for retailers to immediately deliver relevant offers, promotions and products to increase sales and drive business across all channels, no matter what device the consumers are using.

    Give it a try on our demo site (responsive design enabled)

  • Multi-store

    multi-store support The multi-store feature enables you to run more than one store from a single nopCommerce installation.

    This enables you to host more than one front-end store on different domains and manage all admin operations from your single Administration panel. You can share catalog data between stores, have a product in more than one store for example, and your customers can login to all of your stores using the same credentials.

    With multi-store support you can launch several online stores using a single integrated system. You can create unique online stores for multiple brands, products, B2B, B2C, affiliates, co-branded stores and more. You can also quickly launch micro-stores for promotional campaigns. Best of all, every online store shares a single database.

  • Multi-vendor and drop shipping

    Multi-vensor support Multi-vendor and drop shipping support enables you to sell online without having to stock inventory or ship orders. When drop shipping is enabled, each product is assigned to a particular vendor whose details (including email address) are stored.

    When an order is placed an email is sent to the vendor of each product in the order. The email includes the products, quantities, etc. The vendor then ships the item to the customer on behalf of the merchant, who typically pays each of their vendors at the end of the month.

    Products from multiple independent vendors appear in the common product catalog and your website visitors can shop at one web store even if your products are supplied by hundreds of different vendors from all over the world. Each vendor could be provided with an administrator panel access to manage their products, review sales reports and order details regarding their products. Vendors do not interfere with each other's activity.

  • General catalog features

    Mobile device support, responsive design
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    Multi-store support
    Dropshipping and multi-vendor support
    Unlimited number of products
    Supports categories and manufacturers
    Categories can also be fully nested to any level desired (sub-categories)
    Products can be mapped to more than one category or manufacturer
    Anonymous checkout
    One-page Checkout
    Gift Cards (Virtual and Physical)
    Recurring Products
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    Support for kit products (e.g. Build your own computer)
    Multilingual and multicurrency support
    Configurable measure weights and dimensions
    Bundle and grouped products
    Real-time currency exchange rates (ECB)
    SSL support
    Phone order support
    Export/import (XML, Excel)
    Fully 100% customizable design using templates
    RMA (return management)
    PDF order receipts
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    Configurable list of allowed countries
    (For billing, For shipping)
    Security. ACL (access control list) on admin area pages
    Security. ACL (access control list) on products, categories, and manufacturers.
    Activity Log
    Live chat integration
    SMS notifications
    Mini shopping cart
    W3C compliance (XHTML)
    Web Services API
    RTL (right-to-left) support
  • Product features

    Product attributes (e.g. color, size)
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    Stock management by product attributes (such as, color and size)
    Product tags
    Configurable checkout attributes (such as «Gift Wrap» or «Enter custom message»)
    Configurable customer attributes (such as «Date of birth», «Phone number»)
    Individual prices can be specified for individual customer groups
    Allow customers to enter product price (if enabled)
    Allow store owner to hide prices for non-registered customers
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    Supports multiple images per product
    Auto image resizing
    Downloadable products supported
    Downloadable products. License file can be attached
    Downloadable products can have an user agreement
    Downloadable products. Configurable download activation type: 'When order payment status is Paid' or 'Manual activation'
    Text options on products (e.g. require initials for monogrammed products, require text name for product customization, etc)
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    Support for simple products (e.g. a book) or products with variants
    Support for sale prices
    Product search
    Featured products, sale products or new products
    Inventory tracking
    Disable buy buttons for specific products
    Product specifications (e.g. processor, memory, graphic card)
    Compare products feature (if enabled)
    'Call for price' support
    Cross-sells support
    Backorder and pre-order support
    Display product stock availability option
    Products can require that other products are added to the cart (Product X requires Product Y)
    Back in stock notifications
    Product special price support
    Catalog mode (based on customer role)
  • Marketing

    Reward Points System
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    Import products to Facebook
    Ability to assign design on category, manufacturer or product (unique design per category/manufacturer/product)
    Supports related products
    Marketing manager (Email campaigns)
    Customer groups can be marked as free shipping
    Customer groups can be marked as tax exempt
    Supports discounts
    Supports coupons
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    Discount amount can either be a fixed value or a percent off. e.g. $10.00 off or 20% off
    You can specify a start date and an end date when the coupon is valid
    Discounts can be assigned to products
    Discounts can be assigned to categories
    Discounts can be assigned to whole order
    Discounts can be filtered by a customer role
    'Had purchased all of these product variants' discount requirement
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    'Had purchased one of these product variants' discount requirement
    'One time only' discounts
    'One time per customer' discounts
    Discounts can be assigned to shipping fee
    Discount Usage History
    Volume discounts (Tier prices)
    Recently added products page. RSS.
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    Recently viewed products page
    Free Shipping Option
    Customers can review & rate products (if enabled)
    Require administrator approval of product reviews for all reviews (if enabled)
    Product review helpfulness (“Was this review helpful for you?”)
    Search Engine Friendly URL's
    Automated URL Re-Writing
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    Every product, category and manufacturer page can have their own custom search engine meta tags, page title
    Customize default SEO meta tags
    Store news items supported. News RSS. News comments
    Polls supported
    Store blog supported
    Forums supported
    Supports affiliate programs
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    Google Product Search, PriceGrabber / Yahoo Shopping, product feeds
    Google XML site map
    Customizable email templates
    Completely customize the layout & appearance of any category, manufacturer, or product page
    CMS Topics
    Breadcrumb trail for easy site navigation
    "Store is closed" feature
  • Shipping features

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    Australia Post
    Canada Post
    Restrict Available Shipping Methods by Country
    Calculate shipping by order total
    Calculate shipping by order weight
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    Calculate shipping by country & total order weight
    Several Shipping Rate Computation Methods used Simultaneously (such as, FedEx and UPS)
    Free shipping over $X
    Additional shipping charges by product
    Specify all orders as free shipping
    Admin defined shipping methods (e.g. Ground, Next Day, 2nd Day, etc)
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    Specify all orders as free shipping
    Packaging slips
    Support for "no shipping required" products (e.g. services)
    Admin defined shipping methods
    Customer groups can be marked as free shipping
    Shipping tracking number
  • Tax features

    Apply tax by country
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    Apply tax by state
    Apply tax by zip
    StrikeIron tax provider
    Individual products can be marked taxable or tax-exempt
    Tax classes supported by product (e.g. goods, services, alcohol, etc)
    Customer groups can be marked as tax exempt
    The European Union Value Added Tax (EU VAT) support (Company VAT Number)
    Allow store owner to specify which tax based on: billing/shipping/default/shipping origin address
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    Allow store owner to specify whether prices include tax
    Allow customer to choose tax display type (incl/excl tax)
    Allow store owner to specify tax display type (incl/excl tax)
    Allow store owner to specify whether shipping is taxable
    Allow store owner to specify whether shipping prices include tax
    Allow store owner to specify whether to hide zero tax
    Allow store owner to specify whether to hide tax in order summary when prices are shown tax inclusive
  • Payment methods

    Accept all major credit and debit cards
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    Payment method restrictions per country
    Cash On Delivery payment method
    Accept Purchase Order
    Accept Checks / Money Order
    Purchase order
    Store can be set to authorize only, or auth-capture credit card mode. You can then capture payment at shipment if desired
    Refund (and partial refund) support
    Void support
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    Real-time or offline credit card processing
    Manual gateway (just collects order & payment information for offline processing)
    Google Checkout
    Pay in store
    PayPal Standard
    PayPal Website Payments Pro (Direct )
    Other payment methods
  • Customer service

    Allow customers to register/login by email or by username
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    OpenID, Facebook and Twitter authentication
    EU cookie law support
    Wish list
    Customers can view their order history and order statuses
    Customer has an address book
    Customizable order emails
    Multiple billing and shipping addresses per customer
    Customer roles (groups)
    Time zone support
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    Built-in forum
    Password recovery
    Display Order Notes to Customers
    Several account registration/activation types
    Automatic registration (no approving)
    Email validation during registration (optional)
    "Email a friend" feature
    Manual registration (Admin Approval)
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    Compare products feature (if enabled)
    News RSS
    Recently added products RSS
    Image capture on login/registration
    Contact Us form
    Installation wizard
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