NopCommerce

Professional NopCommerce Training Released!

Hey there, I’m excited to announce that I have released a professional NopCommerce training course today through Pluralsight!  Pluralsight is one of the largest online training companies in the world and offers tons of great development courses. I have published Introduction to NopCommerce Plugin Development, which you can find here.  This is a

January 27, 2015

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Overriding NopCommerce Admin Views and Partial Views

Overriding NopCommerce Admin Views is often a topic of confusion for Nop developers, but the task seems more difficult than it really is.  If you haven’t read my other blog post, Overriding and Adding Views in a NopCommerce Plugin,  I recommend you do before reading this.  The other reading isn’t required to understand this post, …

October 8, 2014

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Fixing Broken NopCommerce Razor Intellisense

I’ve been working with NopCommerce plugins for a while now, and for a long time I never really used Razor (at least not its intellisense).  Don’t get me wrong, I think Razor is awesome and I use it when I can, but by default Razor intellisense simply doesn’t work in NopCommerce plugin projects.  I saw …

September 28, 2014

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Advanced NopCommerce Plugin Tutorial – Data Access, Services, Kendo UI and more!

Hey there, I recently completed a fairly extensive NopCommerce plugin tutorial.  I created this with the goal of providing a complete training series – one that takes you through the process of building a Nop plugin from start to finish and shows all the code.   The plugin is also something you can use on …

September 13, 2014

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Trial Tracker – Empowering your NopCommerce Trial Downloads

Overview Notice: This plugin is currently unavailable while I finish migrating the site to a new platform and updating the plugin to work with newer versions of NopCommerce.  Please check back soon!  Fill out the contact form if you would like to be directly notified. Supported Platforms:  NopCommerce 3.3, NopCommerce 3.4 Trial Tracker is a plugin

August 31, 2014

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NopCommerce Plugin Localization for Validation Errors and Properties

NopCommerce features strong support for Localization, and at some point you’ll want to add this feature into your plugins. Localization allows for all of the user facing text in your plugin to be content manageable – meaning it can either be edited to say something else or translated into another language through the Admin area. …

August 31, 2014

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Understanding How Routing Works in NopCommerce Plugins

A Sample NopCommerce Route Note: Basic working knowledge of MVC routing is assumed for this article – this is not a tutorial on what routing is or how it works, but rather a light analysis of how NopCommerce plugin routing is architected Routing can sometimes be a challenging or confusing topic in .NET development.  There …

August 23, 2014

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Overriding and Adding Views With a NopCommerce Plugin

While recently working on a NopCommerce project I needed to override a few different views from a theme and the Nop core. I was also looking for a way to include new views without having them be compiled into the plugin DLL, meaning they are actual files on the file system that get served up …

May 31, 2014

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Free NopCommerce Slider Plugin! Check out Mega Slider, my latest pet project.

Notice: This plugin is currently unavailable while I finish migrating the site to a new platform and updating the plugin to work with newer versions of NopCommerce.  Please check back soon!  Fill out the contact form if you would like to be directly notified. My first NopCommerce product – Mega Slider – has been released!  This …

May 5, 2014

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Enabling Advanced Search By Default in Nopcommerce

Search functionality is an essential component of any Ecommerce site.  NopCommerce ships with a variety of search features, though the out of the box functionality might not always be what you want.  By default, NopCommerce only searches product titles for the keywords a user entered into the search bar.  For many clients and customers, this …

April 9, 2014

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