nopCommerce is a fully customizable shopping cart. It's stable and highly usable. nopCommerce is an open source ecommerce solution that is ASP.NET Core based with a MS SQL 2008 (or higher) backend database. Our easy-to-use shopping cart solution is uniquely suited for merchants that have outgrown existing systems, and may be hosted with your current web host or our hosting partners. It has everything you need to get started in selling physical and digital goods over the internet.

Code Quality Rank: L1
Programming language: C#
License: GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
Latest version: v4.30

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nopCommerce: free and open-source eCommerce solution

nopCommerce is the best open-source eCommerce platform. nopCommerce is free, and it is the most popular ASP.NET Core shopping cart.

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Key features

  • The product is being developed and supported by the professional team since 2008.
  • nopCommerce has been downloaded more than 3,000,000 times.
  • The active developer community has more than 250,000 members.
  • nopCommerce runs on .NET 6 with an MS SQL 2012 (or higher) backend database.
  • nopCommerce is cross-platform, and you can run it on Windows, Linux, or Mac.
  • nopCommerce supports Docker out of the box, so you can easily run nopCommerce on a Linux machine.
  • nopCommerce supports PostgreSQL and MySQL databases.
  • nopCommerce fully supports web farms. You can read more about it here.
  • All methods in nopCommerce are async.
  • nopCommerce supports multi-factor authentication out of the box.
  • Start our online course for developers and get the practical and technical skills you need to run and customize nopCommerce websites.


nopCommerce architecture follows well-known software patterns and the best security practices. The source code is fully customizable. Pluggable and clear architecture makes it easy to develop custom functionality and follow any business requirements.

Using the latest Microsoft technologies, nopCommerce provides high performance, stability, and security. nopCommerce is also fully compatible with Azure and web farms.

Our clear and detailed documentation and online course for developers will help you start with nopCommerce easily.

The advantages of working with nopCommerce

nopCommerce offers powerful out-of-the-box features for creating an online store of any size and type.

nopCommerce is integrated with all the popular third-party services. You can find thousands of integrations on nopCommerce Marketplace.

The Web API plugin by the nopCommerce team lets you build integrations with third-party services or mobile applications using REST. The Web API plugin is available with source code and covers all methods of nopCommerce: backend and frontend. You can read more about it here.

Friendly members of the nopCommerce community will always help with advice and share their experiences. nopCommerce core development team provides professional support within 24 hours.

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nopCommerce resources

nopCommerce official site: https://www.nopcommerce.com

nopCommerce YouTube: The Architecture behind the nopCommerce eCommerce Platform

Earn with nopCommerce

60,000 stores worldwide are powered by nopCommerce, and 10,000 new stores open every year. nopCommerce solution partners’ directory gets 80,000+ page views per year from store owners who are looking for a partner to build a store from scratch, migrate from another platform, or improve and customize an existing store.

Become a solution partner of nopCommerce and get new clients – learn more.

Create a new graphical theme or develop a new plugin or integration and sell it on the nopCommerce Marketplace.


As a free and open-source project, we are very grateful to everyone who helps us to develop nopCommerce. Please find more details about the options and bonuses for contributors at contribute page.