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Running nopCommerce on Linux VPS. Part 2

Running nopCommerce on Linux VPS. Part 2

nopCommerce installation on Linux has been undercovered until now! Our MVP, Woon Cherk Lam, has prepared a guide for optimized eCommerce project installation on Linux.

It consists of two parts, the first is published on the author’s source. There you can learn basics of installing nopCommerce on Linux in detail. The second part touches details of main concerns and cost management of nopCommerce installation on Linux.

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SEO Setup Guide: How to Optimize Your eCommerce Website

nopCommerce SEO Setup Guide: How to Optimize Your eCommerce Website

Your eCommerce website has two audiences: your customers and search engines. If you want to maximize your organic traffic and conversions, you should satisfy both.

Occupying valuable real estate on Google, Bing, Yahoo, or any other search engine results pages (SERPs) requires search engine optimization (or SEO). So before you start selling online, make sure your nopCommerce website is set up for SEO success.

While all websites can benefit from SEO, eCommerce sites have their own set of considerations. If you’re ready to start climbing up the search rankings, we’ve outlined everything you need to get started optimizing your nopCommerce website.

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Deployment with Terraform - Infrastructure as Code

Deployment with Terraform - Infrastructure as Code

Are you tired of preparing infrastructure for your open source e-commerce software product every time from scratch? Can you navigate AWS and Azure portals blindly? It’s probably because you don’t know Terraform!

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Platform's productivity improvements: Migration from .NET 5 to .NET 6

Migration from .NET5 to .NET 6: Performance benchmarks

This post continues the series of articles on upgrading the nopCommerce project – a free .NET eCommerce CMS with an open-source code for creating online stores. This article discusses why we continuously strive to upgrade our application’s platform. Here we tell you what we achieved with migration to .NET 6 in terms of performance and try to evaluate our results practically.

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Migration from .NET Core 2.2 to .NET Core 3.1: nopCommerce experience

Migration from .NET Core 2.2 to .NET Core 3.1: nopCommerce experience

In this article, we'd like to show you, why and how we have migrated nopCommerce to .NET Core 3.1, and how it influenced the project.

It’s worth migrating a project if you’re willing to take full advantage of the updated framework and keep up with technological innovations and growing global trends. We suggest you learn all the specificities of the migration on the example of nopCommerce.

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What's new in nopCommerce 4.30

What's new in nopCommerce 4.30

nopCommerce 4.30 is officially released! This release has become the most long awaited in the history of the platform, but we managed to implement a bunch of significant changes in it. nopCommerce now has even higher performance and security level, and working with the platform is even more convenient. We are very proud of the gained results and hope you will find them useful.

Read further to find out about the main changes in nopCommerce 4.30.

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Important changes in the marketplace

Important changes in the marketplace

The nopCommerce marketplace has 1,500+ integrations, plugins, and graphical themes from almost 300 vendors. A large and diverse marketplace is very important to allow everyone to easily customize their store. But with a large number of products, it should be well-structured and contain detailed and clear descriptions. Otherwise, the buyers would not be able to find the needed extensions.

That is why we initiate changes to improve our marketplace and make it more convenient. We have seriously updated the requirements for extensions and themes. Starting from today, the nopCommerce team will carry out quality control checks of all the extensions there. Find the details below.

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Power BI with nopCommerce: the integration process & results

Power BI with nopCommerce: the integration process & results

This is the case study of integration Microsoft Power BI with a nopCommerce store. Below you will find the description of the integration process itself and the results in 8 months after implementation.

The case study is provided by Nafiz Khan Khadem from nopStation, a concern of Brain Station 23, the company that made this integration for one of their clients.

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Easy inventory management for nopCommerce store with MS Dynamics NAVConnector

Easy inventory management for nopCommerce store with MS Dynamics NAVConnector

You have the online store and offline stores and you have your inventory in Microsoft Dynamics NAV. Inventory management can be a real problem in these circumstances. Or you can just transfer the data from the ERP system to nopCommerce store automatically with the help of NAVConnector.

Ritwik Das from Citytech Software explained how the NAVConnector works and how long it will take to implement it at nopCommerce Days 2019. Read below to find the main highlights of his speech.

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nopCommerce vs. WooCommerce: Differences in functionality and performance

nopCommerce vs. WooCommerce- Differences in functionality and performance

Thanks to the popularity of WordPress, WooCommerce - the free eCommerce plugin for WordPress - is also a popular store building solution. Since this solution is a plugin and not a full-fledged eCommerce platform, it is obvious that it has much more modest functionality.

The question, in fact, boils down to whether WooCommerce features are enough for your store to function properly. In this article, we will try to answer it.

With WooCommerce, you can create a simple, pleasant store in one of the following situations: 1. If the store is one of the site’s functions, which is not the main one, but it’s important to work with content at the core. In this case, the main product will be WordPress, and the eCommerce component will be additional; 2. If you have a small catalog of products. Otherwise, WooCommerce will most likely not be the best choice, and here's why.

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