In July 2015, nopCommerce won CMS Critic’s People’s Choice Award for best eCommerce solution for SMB 2015. Some people might say that it was a small coup for the popular eCommerce platform, as it left behind pretty big names in the process. But if you look at it closely, since its establishment in 2008, nopCommerce has calmly carved out a reputation of reliability and robustness.

If you are an eCommerce seller or looking to start your own store, nopCommerce definitely bags a spot in your list of preferred eCommerce platforms. With a plethora of sellers flooding the market, web development agencies are offering competitive rates for handling your nopCommerce store design. What makes it so special? Let’s see!

Why nopCommerce?

It is a free and open source platform. But that doesn’t make a lot of difference (Since there are other open source eCommerce solutions). Then what does?

Here are the key features which have propelled users towards downloading it more than 1.5 million times:

Mobile Ready Today, people are more interested to read, write, watch and even buy using their handheld device. The mobile ready feature ensures that your store goes where you go. With cross-platform compatible web interfaces, this platform presents your store in all resolutions with clear and up-to-date responsive design on all mobile devices.

Checkout Flexibility This feature allows the users to choose between a variety of checkout options, so that merchants can choose the system which best suits them. Checkout type includes check-out types like anonymous, one-page etc.

Marketing Focused Features like gift certificates, discount codes, product reviews, product ratings etc. make sure that nopCommerce is focused on marketing more. At the same time, it has additional marketing tools for automated statistics and content marketing.

If you are thinking of your competitors, all pages created on this robust platform are compatible with major product comparison feeds such as PriceGrabber, Yahoo Shopping,, and Google Shopping etc.

Multi-Vendor & Multi-Store Support Yes! nopCommerce has multi-vendor and multi-store support. It means that users can operate a multi-vendor marketplace and easily re-sell items. Each vendor enjoys a dedicated admin panel, keeping everything easily managed. What’s more?

It allows users to operate multiple online stores (with completely different URLs) with a single admin panel.

Community Support The nopCommerce community forum comprises of skilled developers and experts from all around the world. Users can reach out for support, share their projects, and even have off-topic brainstorming discussions.

This platform has produced more than 1000 third-party plugins, language packs and themes

If you still remain unconvinced of the powerful features nopCommerce offers, consider this:

Since its inception, nopCommerce have released just one security patch, despite having over 25,000 active stores worldwide. If you are looking to hire nopCommerce developer , please drop a mail at and get a free quote.

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