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The State of nopCommerce in 2024

Updated Apr 12 2024

nopCommerce is an open-source ecommerce solution based on Microsoft's ASP.NET Core framework and MS SQL Server 2012 backend Database. It provides a catalog frontend and an administration tool backend, allowing shopping cart creation.

In this report, we'll cover the following essential statistics on nopCommerce usage.

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nopCommerce Growth

At present, there are 14,738 live stores running on the nopCommerce platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running nopCommerce.

  • nopCommerce stores increased 13.1% quarter-over-quarter in 2024 Q1.
  • nopCommerce stores increased 81% year-over-year in 2024 Q1.
Quarter
Active Stores
2020 Q4
1,403
2021 Q1
3,548
2021 Q2
8,290
2021 Q3
8,281
2021 Q4
8,465
2022 Q1
8,228
2022 Q2
8,071
2022 Q3
8,046
2022 Q4
7,765
2023 Q1
7,661
2023 Q2
13,494
2023 Q3
14,167
2023 Q4
14,468
2024 Q1
14,706
2024 Q2 (to date)
14,738
Active Stores by Quarter

Note: the store counts displayed in this section are based on actual historical store counts.

It's hard to know exactly when a nopCommerce store was first created but we use a heuristic that includes historical DNS data which provides a reasonable approximation.

Social Media Usage On nopCommerce Stores

Ecommerce brands use social media sites to engage with millions of consumers. Instagram and Facebook are the dominant social media sites for ecommerce stores, by far, with Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube also having notable usage.

  • Facebook is used by 50.0% of nopCommerce stores.
  • Instagram is used by 28.7% of nopCommerce stores.
  • Twitter is used by 20.2% of nopCommerce stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
7,375
Instagram
4,230
Twitter
2,976
YouTube
2,932
LinkedIn
1,399
Pinterest
550
WhatsApp
463
Tiktok
165
Facebook Group
77
Snapchat
23
Yelp
15

Contact Information On nopCommerce Stores

Email remains an extremely popular communication channel for merchants. Many merchants also provide a phone number so that their customers can reach them instantly.

  • 56% of nopCommerce stores provide a phone number on their website
  • 46% of nopCommerce stores have an email on their website
Type
Stores
Phone
8,185
Email
6,791

Top Categories For nopCommerce Stores

Here is the breakdown of industry verticals for stores on nopCommerce.

  • 7.3% of nopCommerce stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 7.0% of nopCommerce stores sell Apparel products.
  • 6.4% of nopCommerce stores sell Business & Industrial products.

Top Countries For nopCommerce Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using nopCommerce.

  • 11.1% of nopCommerce stores are in United States
  • 5.3% of nopCommerce stores are in United Kingdom
  • 3.9% of nopCommerce stores are in Canada
  • 3.5% of nopCommerce stores are in Italy
Country
Stores
578
519
385
339

With a paid account, stores can also be segmented by region and city.

Number Of Employees For nopCommerce Stores

Here is the breakdown of nopCommerce stores by the number of employees.

  • 91.4% of nopCommerce stores have Unknown employees.
  • 4.2% of nopCommerce stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 1.1% of nopCommerce stores have 10 - 24 employees.
Employees
Stores
Unknown
13,476
1 - 9
620
10 - 24
164
25 - 49
102
50 - 99
102
100 - 249
70
250 - 999
99
1000 - 4999
80
5000+
25

Number Of Products Sold For nopCommerce Stores

Here is the breakdown of nopCommerce stores by the number of products that they sell.

  • 17.5% of nopCommerce stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
  • 13.6% of nopCommerce stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 13.0% of nopCommerce stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
1,913
10 - 24
814
25 - 49
1,086
50 - 99
290
100 - 249
2,011
250 - 999
2,578
1000 - 4999
1,402
5000 - 9999
514
10000 - 24999
620
25000 - 99999
233

Top Technologies on nopCommerce Stores

We're tracking 236 different technologies that have 56,736 collective installs on nopCommerce stores.

  • reCAPTCHA is used by 61.2% of nopCommerce stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 51.6% of nopCommerce stores.
  • Google Adsense is used by 51.5% of nopCommerce stores.

Here are the top 10 third-party technologies, ordered by number of installs, across all nopCommerce stores.

Top Shipping Carriers Used By nopCommerce Stores

  • UPS is used by 5.4% of nopCommerce stores.
  • USPS is used by 3.5% of nopCommerce stores.
  • Fedex is used by 3.2% of nopCommerce stores.

Here are the top 10 shipping carriers across all nopCommerce stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
797
USPS
511
Fedex
470
Royal Mail
183
Australia Post
119
Purolator
68
Canada Post
64
PostNord
32
DHL
24
Correos
18

nopCommerce Store Top-level Domain Distribution

.com is the most popular top-level domain for nopCommerce stores. This is not surprising since alternate top-level domains have only been introduced somewhat recently and there is still a certain cachet associated with .com domains.

That said, you'll find stark regional differences in certain countries. In Australia, .com.au is the most common top-level domain with .com a close second. This is the exception however as .com domains dominate in virtually all other countries.

  • 46.6% of nopCommerce stores have a .com domain.
  • 3.8% of nopCommerce stores have a .co.uk domain.
  • 3.2% of nopCommerce stores have a .azurewebsites.net domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
6,872
.co.uk
553
.azurewebsites.net
473
.it
390
.com.au
319
.gr
311
.net
292
.ch
267
.nl
243
.ca
240

Top nopCommerce Stores

Here are the top stores, powered by nopCommerce, ordered by store rank.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
WARN Industries
1,786
2020/08/14
WallPops
2,423
2017/01/27
LMC Truck
2,498
2019/03/29
Badcock Furniture &more
2,790
2016/12/30
Red Line Synthetic Oil
3,718
2020/01/24

New nopCommerce Stores

Here are the 0 highest-ranked stores added most recently.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Buck Moon Farm
3,194,456
2024/04/12
www.meadowpointealpacas.com
3,250,601
2024/04/12
Double T Quarter Horses
3,794,060
2024/04/12
Simple +
6,059,580
2024/04/12
u lab. title
6,080,316
2024/04/12

Stores Switching to nopCommerce From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, nopCommerce has taken 114 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Here are the top stores that have switched to nopCommerce from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
The Great Escape
14,541
Custom Cart
2024/02/07
Wine Anthology
25,188
Custom Cart
2024/03/19
Farah Talib Aziz
26,076
Shopify
2024/02/28
GrowJoy, Inc.
34,252
Custom Cart
2024/02/06
Shooting Surplus
43,790
BigCommerce
2024/03/04

Stores Switching from nopCommerce To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, nopCommerce has lost 98 merchants to competitive platforms.

Here are the top nopCommerce stores that have recently changed to a competitive platform.

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
SHIELD ARMS
11,179
Odoo
2024/03/11
Exclusive Furniture
26,441
WooCommerce
2024/03/25
Smith's Consumer Products
32,923
BigCommerce
2024/01/29
Buying a Sword
47,474
WooCommerce
2024/04/08
Bluemint
65,285
Custom Cart
2024/03/25

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