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7.7 8.1 SmartStoreNET VS Virto CommerceVirto Commerce is the second generation release and is the only enterprise level e-commerce product fully available under Open Source license. Virto Commerce is based on .NET 4.5 with extensive use of MVC, IoC, EF, Azure, Angular JS and many other cutting edge technologies. It can be deployed in Microsoft Cloud (Azure), Amazon Web Services (AWS) and on-premise. https://virtocommerce.com
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SmartStore.NET is a free, open source, full-featured e-commerce solution for companies of any size. It is web standards compliant and incorporates the newest Microsoft web technology stack.
SmartStore.NET includes all essential features to create multilingual and multi-currency stores targeting desktop or mobile devices and enabling SEO optimized rich product catalogs with support for an unlimited number of products and categories, variants, bundles, datasheets, ESD, discounts, coupons and many more.
A comprehensive set of tools for CRM & CMS, sales, marketing, payment & shipping handling, etc. makes SmartStore.NET a powerful all-in-one solution fulfilling all your needs.
SmartStore.NET delivers a beautiful and configurable shop front-end out-of-the-box, built with a design approach on the highest level, including components like
Sass and others. The supplied theme Flex is modern, clean and fully responsive, giving buyers the best possible shopping experience on any device.
The state-of-the-art architecture of SmartStore.NET - with
ASP.NET 4.5 +
Entity Framework 6 and Domain Driven Design approach - makes it easy to extend, extremely flexible and essentially fun to work with ;-)
- Website: http://www.smartstore.com/en/net
- Forum: http://community.smartstore.com
- Marketplace: http://community.smartstore.com/marketplace
- Translations: http://translate.smartstore.com/
- Documentation: SmartStore.NET Documentation in English
Technology & Design
- State of the art architecture thanks to
ASP.NET MVC 5,
Entity Framework 6and Domain Driven Design
- Easy to extend and extremely flexible thanks to modular design
- Highly scalable thanks to full page caching and web farm support
- A powerful theming engine lets you create themes & skins with minimum effort thanks to theme inheritance
- Point&Click Theme configuration
- Highly professional search framework based on Lucene.NET, delivering ultra fast faceted search results
- Consistent and sophisticated use of modern components such as
Sass& more in the front and back end.
- Easy shop management thanks to modern and clean UI
- NEW: CMS Page Builder
- NEW: CMS Menu Builder
- Multi-Store support
- Unlimited number of products and categories
- Product Bundles
- RESTful WebApi
- Multi-language and RTL support
- Modern, clean, SEO-optimized and fully responsive Theme based on Bootstrap 4
- Ultra fast search framework with faceted search support
- Extremely scalable thanks to output caching, REDIS & Microsoft Azure support.
- Trusted Shops precertification
- 100% compliant with German jurisdiction
- Sales-, Customer- & Inventory-management
- Comprehensive CRM features
- Powerful Discount System
- Powerful layered navigation in the shop
- Numerous Payment and Shipping Providers and options
- Sophisticated Marketing & Promotion capabilities (Gift cards, Reward Points, discounts of any type and more)
- Reviews & Ratings
- CMS (Blog, Forum, custom pages & HTML content etc.)
- and many more...
SmartStore.NET V3.2.0 has been released on 10 May, 2019. The highlights are:
- (NEW) Page Builder: Create fascinating content that will boost your sales. No coding is required thanks to a powerful WYSIWYG editor which utilizes the revolutionary CSS Grid system (commercial plugin)
- (NEW) Menu Builder: Visual manager for all sorts of menus. Change existing menus or create your own and place them anywhere you want.
- (Perf) Faster MegaSearch thanks to Lucene.NET 4.8
- (Perf) Huge performance increase in discount resolution and calculation.
Try it online
We have set up a live online demo for you so you are able to test SmartStore.NET without local installation. Get a first impression and test all available features in the front- and in the backend. Please keep in mind that the backend demo is shared and other testers can modify data at the same time.
How to install
- Download the latest stable release from the download tab and unzip it to your web folder
- Setup a website in IIS and point the file directory to your unzipped folder
- Fire up your browser and follow the installation instructions
- Enjoy ;-)
NOTE: SmartStore.NET 3 requires Visual C++ Redistributable für Visual Studio 2015 which is already pre-installed on most systems. If, nevertheless, it is missing on your web server, just download and execute the installer or ask your hosting provider to do that for you.
- IIS 7+
- ASP.NET 4.5+
- MS SQL Server 2008 Express (or higher) OR MS SQL Server Compact 4
- Visual C++ Redistributable für Visual Studio 2015 (Download)
- Full Trust
SmartStore.NET Community Edition is released under the GPLv3 license.
*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the SmartStoreNET README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.