Getting Started with nopCommerce

Getting Started with nopCommerce
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Table of Contents
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  • Learn to install and configure nopCommerce in order to start selling products online
  • Discover the key areas and features to get up and running fast
  • Learn how to create and manage products, shipping, and payment methods

Book Details

Language : English
Paperback : 134 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date : June 2013
ISBN : 1782166440
ISBN 13 : 9781782166443
Author(s) : Brandon Atkinson
Topics and Technologies : All Books, CMS and eCommerce, e-Commerce, Open Source

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Downloading and Installing nopCommerce
Chapter 2: The Public-facing Storefront
Chapter 3: The Administration Site
Chapter 4: Configuring the Store
Chapter 5: Processing Orders
  • Chapter 1: Downloading and Installing nopCommerce
    • Prerequisites and requirements
    • Hosting providers
    • Setting up a basic development environment
      • Installing Internet Information Services (IIS)
      • Installing SQL Server and Visual Studio
    • Downloading nopCommerce
    • Uploading and installing
      • Web (no source)
      • Source code
      • Installation
    • Setting up file permissions
    • Summary
      • Chapter 3: The Administration Site
        • How to access and overview
        • Creating and managing categories
        • Creating and managing manufacturers
        • Creating and managing products
        • Creating and managing attributes
        • Summary
        • Chapter 4: Configuring the Store
          • General store settings
          • Payment methods
          • Shipping
            • Shipping methods
            • Shipping method restrictions
            • Shipping rate computation methods
            • Shipping by weight
            • Fixed rate shipping
          • Taxes
            • Tax categories
            • Tax providers
          • Content management
            • Topics (Pages)
            • Email accounts
            • Message templates
          • Plugins
          • Security (SSL)
          • Summary
          • Chapter 5: Processing Orders
            • Processing orders
              • Viewing and editing order information
              • Viewing and editing order billing information
              • Viewing and editing order shipping information
              • Viewing and editing ordered products
              • Adding and deleting order notes
            • Processing returns
            • Viewing current shopping carts and wishlists
            • Impersonating a customer
            • Summary

            Brandon Atkinson

            Brandon Atkinson is an architect and developer for CapTech Consulting in Richmond, VA. He specializes in Microsoft technologies including ASP.NET and SharePoint, regularly contributing to the SharePoint forums on TechNet. Brandon has owned and operated several online stores over the years, and he has also helped many others with their e-commerce efforts. When he is not writing code, Brandon enjoys playing music, reading, and spending time with his wife.

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            What you will learn from this book

            • Download and install nopCommerce
            • Discover the storefront and how your customers will navigate through your store
            • Learn to add products to shipping orders
            • Build your own e-commerce storefront and start selling products online
            • Set up and configure shipping methods for orders including UPS, FedEx, and USPS
            • Create custom pages to display content to your customers
            • Manage email templates to communicate with customers
            • Learn to set up and configure payment providers including PayPal, Google Checkout, and

            In Detail

            nopCommerce is a powerful e-commerce engine that gives you the tools to build an online store and start making money. Starting your own e-commerce store can seem like a daunting task. However, with nopCommerce you can easily start selling products online in no time. nopCommerce comes loaded with everything you need to run a first class e-commerce storefront.

            Getting Started with nopCommerce walks you through all the steps to get your storefront up and running. You will learn how to download and install nopCommerce, as well as how to configure all the main components of the storefront. From learning about the public facing storefront to managing orders in the backend, you will have all the skills needed to run a successful store.

            Getting Started with nopCommerce is a step-by-step guide for creating your online store with nopCommerce, allowing you to build a feature-rich and customizable store to sell your products online. It guides you through installation, the public facing storefront, configuration, adding products, accepting payments, and processing orders. As you work through each chapter, your online store will grow in scope and functionality. By the time you finish this book, you will have a complete and working store.


            A friendly, tutorial style book, which will help you learn your way through creating a live storefront with nopCommerce in a step-by-step manner.

            Who this book is for

            Getting Started with nopCommerce is for anyone who wants to sell products online using nopCommerce. If you are a non-technical person and are discouraged by the complexity of this powerful e-commerce application, then this book is for you.

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