Free nopCommerce Themes

Here are some great links to free nopCommerce themes. When you combine these themes with the post about creating your own theme you can create your own custom look in no time at all. All these themes will easily plug into our Theme Creation Package so you can work on the themes locally on your computer. http://www.nopcommerce.com/extensions/4/templates-and-themes.aspx http://nopcommercetemplate.com/

Embedding Flash in nopCommerce

There have been a lot of requests for Leader Boards, Slide Shows, and other flash elements to be displayed on the home page content of nopCommerce. I’m going to explain how to do this in just a couple of easy steps.

nopCommerce HTML DIV Structure

Sometime its nice to have an idea of the page structure before you start designing. So here is a quick break down of the div structure of an unaltered nopCommerce home page. This is the breakdown of a 3 column page layout for nopCommerce 1.90. I have removed the majority of the content so you can just view and quickly …

Making Changes to HTML in nopCommerce

You may have noticed if you read my post on creating your own nopCommerce theme that I said if you need to stay away from making major HTML changes. The reason for this is because you don’t want to mess up all the clean little modules that nopCommerce is built with. Well this is the first of many post that …

Change nopCommerce Administration Language

nopCommerce Administration Localization Currently there is no way to change the language that the nopCommerce Administrative section is displayed in. I have issued a couple of feature requests regarding this issue. However, as of today there are no plans to build that functionality in. You can read the most up to date information on this at the official nopCommerce blog …

nopCommerce Easy Theme Creation Package

Buy the nopCommerce Graphics Package – ON SALE FOR ONLY $7.99!. See a demo of how easy it is to create and install a nopCommerce theme using the Theme Creation Package. We have developed a zip file that represents the design structure of a nopCommerce store. It allows designers to work locally on their computer to develope and test the …

Enable SSL (https) with nopCommerce

So if you used some of the older versions of nopCommerce you noticed that there was a nice little check box labeled “Enabled SSL“. This was simple enough, assuming you set up your SSL cert on your webserver, you where ready to go with a secured eCommerce Site. Well with newer versions of nopCommerce, that toggle has been removed from …

Helpful Tips for Creating Themes in nopCommerce

So after creating a ton of themes with nopCommerce using all sorts of different nopCommerce version there are a couple of pitfalls that every designer should look out for before building a theme for nopCommerce. None of these are wildly complicated, but they can really save you a head ache. Upgrading nopCommerce can break your Theme! Unforunately I have seen …

Hide Currency Mark (USD)

To hide the currency mark, specifically the (USD) mark for United State currency, there are two options. First, disable or delete all other currency types. This will cause nopCommerce to remove the display from the currency since there would not be only one option. The other option is to programmatically remove it. This can be done by editing the method …

Setting Up UPS Shipping in nopCommerce

Let me first come right out and say this is painful for no other reason than UPS’s web site is brutal. The overall process is basically you have to set up two accounts. The first being an online login with UPS and the second being a literal UPS account. Here are the steps. 1. Browse to https://www.ups.com/upsdeveloperkit. 2. Click on …