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nopCommerce 3.40 Release Review

As you may already know nopCommerce 3.40 is already released. There are numbers of good changes we’ve seen being made into this release. The highlighted features of the release are:

  • Performance Optimization
  • Full support for in-store pickup
  • Dropping of jQuery Mobile Version Support

You can read the full Release Notes here!

We must recommend that this is the one release that you must upgrade because of the huge improvement in the performance.

The performance has improved a lot! Really Lot!!

Apart from the new features and bug fixes, the incredible nopCommerce team has worked really hard to improve a nopCommerce performance. There are numbers of nice changes that has improved the performance, which resulted into faster nopCommerce, out of the box!

These changes has arrived at the right time, where we have already witnessed a couple of e-commerce sites with huge catalog base in nopCommerce. We’re sure there are more online retailers going to use nopCommerce now after this round of performance improvement.

So, now you can easily build a scalable e-commerce store that is

  • Easy to use,
  • Easy to extend and customize,
  • Has all the important features that any e-commerce store would need,
  • Faster, out of the box
  • Easy to scale to enterprise grade performance using nopAccelerate Solr Plugins to support millions of products and visitors

These make the nopCommerce, the perfect platform for enterprise grade e-commerce.

nopAccelerate is the premium nopCommerce plugin that brings enterprise grade performance, advanced search and navigation features to the nopCommerce by integrating Apache Solr with nopCommerce.



nopAccelerate powers many of the largest sites built on the nopCommerce with over millions of products and visitors.

The whole nopAccelerate team is very excited to work with latest nopCommerce version to help its clients build even more faster, reliable and scalable enterprise e-commerce store and at the same time work on more advanced and useful features that help improve the usability, product visibility and conversion using its plugins.

nopAccelerate Search – An Advanced Search plugin for nopCommerce.

We are glad to announce the nopAccelerate Search – An Advanced Search plugin for nopCommerce.

The nopAccelerate Search is already a part of nopAccelerate Solr Plugins, and available to all nopAccelerate customers. Today, we made it available separately so if you just need to enhance your store’s search then nopAccelerate search is for you.

Here are the highlighted features of nopAccelerate Search:

  • Powerful, true full-text search powered by Apache Solr
  • Drill-down search with facet filters for Categories, Manufacturers, Product Specifications and Attributes (filters on stock availability coming soon!)
  • Ajax Filters Capability (available on nopAccelerate Search only)
  • Blazing Fast search queries even with millions of products
  • Spell Check which offers Did you mean? If visitor enters wrongly spelled search term
  • Advanced language analysis (stemming, language analyzers, inflectional forms)
  • Support up to 30 languages for language analysis
  • Available with a Lite version of plugin starting at USD 9.99

Moreover, the plugin is priced very aggressively. We’re offering a 33% flat discount on nopAccelerate and nopAccelerate Search valid till 14th April, 2014. Use this promo code during checkout: SearchLaunch

Click here to order nopAccelerate Search plugin now!

Revealed: Consumer Psychology for e-commerce visitors

Do you understand the consumer psychology of your e-commerce customers? Do you know how much traffic you are losing due to slow response time and poor design? Do you know how much revenue you are losing by not using high quality images or video to display your product? Do you know how you can improve conversion rate by offering Product Reviews on your Product Detail pages? Do you know why the visitors abandon a purchase? What you can do about it?

I’m sure if you understand the behavior of your e-commerce website visitors then you can take rights steps to improve your conversion rates. Here is the infographic from Vouchercloud, on “Consumer Psychology & The E-Commerce Checkout” which I found to be interesting and worth to share with you.

Consumer Psychology and ECommerce Checkouts Infographic

Consumer Psychology and the E-Commerce Checkout – An infographic by the team at vouchercloud.

What you can do about it?

Here is the small checklist based on findings from e-Commerce Consumer Psychology studies that will quickly help you to improve your site’s conversion ratio:

  • Make sure that your e-commerce website loads within 3 seconds, if you are on nopCommerce and looking for making your site faster than nopAccelerate can help
  • Make sure that your visitors are able to find the products they are looking for as quickly as possible. To achieve this, you can use nopAccelerate Search and Catalog Navigation features that offers drill-down search and easier faceted navigation which makes it easy for your visitors to find the exact product they are looking for very quickly
  • Use high quality product images Product Details Page. Product Video is better!
  • Encourage Product Reviews on your site
  • Make sure that you do not have hidden charges added on the checkout pages
  • Use guest checkout
  • Reduce unnecessary steps from checkout process, and do not ask for same information again
  • Provide clear and specific delivery details
  • Provide contact details and importantly Phone numbers on your website
  • Use clear Call-to-Action button
  • Use coupons and discount code, coupons can increase customer satisfaction.
  • Use Security & Payment Seal on your website and more importantly on Checkout pages
  • Offer multiple options for Payment including PayPal

The list can go on and on, and there is always an opportunity to improve your e-commerce website sales. Make sure that you implement it in right way to improve ROI of your e-commerce venture. If you need some help, feel free to contact us.

How to setup nopCommerce Multi-Store on Shared Hosting Environment

Multi-store is the most awaited feature for nopCommerce using which you can host multiple e-commerce store front-end using single nopCommerce installation. Here is a detailed guide/tutorial which covers the step-by-step guide on How to setup and configure multiple e-commerce stores using nopCommerce multi-store features. (more…)

Scaling nopCommerce, the NuoDB way! – A joint webinar of nopAccelerate & NuoDB

Join the nopAccelerate & NuoDB, the NewSQL leader that offers elastically scalable SQL for a webinar on how NuoDB’s NewSQL database enables elastic scale-out and built-in redundancy.

In this 45 minute webinar, NuoDB Tech Evangelist, Wiqar Chaudry, and Krunal Jariwala, Xcellence-IT CEO and creator of nopAccelerate, will:

  • Discuss why transactional .NET applications will benefit from NuoDB for scale-out database performance
  • Give a live demonstration of nopCommerce running on top of NuoDB
  • Offer a short introduction of how nopAccelerate & NuoDB can help you scale your nopCommerce website to an enterprise scale e-commerce system
  • Answer your questions during live Q&A

If you’re a nopCommerce developer or an organization with eCommerce requirements looking for elastic scalability without painful developer acrobatics, this webinar is for you.

If you are looking to run NopCommerce at enterprise scale without major code changes, don’t miss this webinar.

Or if you’re looking to reduce the total cost of ownership of your database hardware and software? Register today to find out how!

Join us on September 4, 2013 @10:00 a.m. PST / 1:00 p.m. EST / 10:30 p.m. IST.

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