Блог nopCommerce

Valuable Open-Source Projects on ASP.NET and .NET

Valuable Open-Source Projects on ASP.NET and .NET

Open-source projects can help web developers not only increase their practical expertise but also create products and services for themselves and their customers. These programs offer practical opportunities to use current methods, patterns, and software engineering techniques that can be used in future projects.

We will take into consideration projects that are built on ASP.NET technology because it is crucial to develop solutions that may be readily scaled securely. It is a cross-platform, open-source framework for creating cutting-edge, cloud-based online applications.

Время чтения: 12 минут

Brief of eCommerce platform architecture and MVC pattern of nopCommerce

Brief of eCommerce platform architecture and MVC pattern of nopCommerce

nopCommerce is an open-source project based on .NET technologies with understandable architecture. It is easily customizable and pluggable that enables the development and integration of any features, extensions and themes.

Here we consider an architecture and source code overview, as well as an MVC pattern. You will also learn more about where the front-end, back-end and data layer are located and how they are linked to each other.

Время чтения: 20 минут

Introducing the Sales Forecasting API

Introducing the Sales Forecasting API

Estimation of product quantities to buy from a supplier is a major task for any vendor, especially when selling perishable or seasonal goods. The accuracy of these predictions can have a large financial impact on business. Even when surplus stock can be expected to be eventually sold, factors such as shipping costs and time, minimum orderable quantities, and inventory space all need to be taken into account while guaranteeing timely order fulfillment to customers.

Although exact forecasting may be out of reach, there is a better way than the very common method of simply replenishing stock by the same amount whenever it runs below a set quantity. Read the full article to utilise the best practices of sales forecasting for your eCommerce business.

Время чтения: 10 минут

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.

Время чтения: 20 минут

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.

Время чтения: 10 минут

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!

Время чтения: 8 минут

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.

Время чтения: 12 минут

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.

Время чтения: 15 минут

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.

Время чтения: 5 минут

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.

Время чтения: 5 минут