nopCommerce vs. PaperWeight

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
nopCommerce
Score 10.0 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
nopCommerce is an open-source eCommerce solution that is iASP.NET (MVC) based with a MS SQL 2008 (or higher) backend database. The vendor says their shopping cart solution is uniquely suited for merchants that have outgrown existing systems.N/A
PaperWeight
Score 8.7 out of 10
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PaperWeight is an advanced clone script tool for building an online essay or academic writing job platform. It was developed by one of India’s leading web solution providers, FATbit Technologies. PaperWeight is comprised of all the features of top essay writing job portals like EssayShark, PaperDueNow, and EssayOnTime. All the typical marketplace features such as placing an order, bid management, writer selection, account management, and payment transaction are included. According…N/A
Pricing
nopCommercePaperWeight
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
nopCommercePaperWeight
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup fee$2,500
Additional DetailsIt's an open-source and free product
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Features
nopCommercePaperWeight
Online Storefront
Comparison of Online Storefront features of Product A and Product B
nopCommerce
8.7
10 Ratings
12% above category average
PaperWeight
8.9
2 Ratings
14% above category average
Product catalog & listings9.110 Ratings9.52 Ratings
Product management9.110 Ratings9.52 Ratings
Bulk product upload7.79 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Branding9.110 Ratings8.12 Ratings
Mobile storefront9.110 Ratings8.12 Ratings
Product variations9.19 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Website integration9.19 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Visual customization9.19 Ratings9.52 Ratings
CMS6.89 Ratings8.52 Ratings
Online Shopping Cart
Comparison of Online Shopping Cart features of Product A and Product B
nopCommerce
8.2
10 Ratings
7% above category average
PaperWeight
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Ratings
Abandoned cart recovery8.29 Ratings00 Ratings
Checkout user experience8.110 Ratings00 Ratings
Online Payment System
Comparison of Online Payment System features of Product A and Product B
nopCommerce
9.1
10 Ratings
9% above category average
PaperWeight
9.0
2 Ratings
8% above category average
eCommerce security9.110 Ratings9.02 Ratings
eCommerce Marketing
Comparison of eCommerce Marketing features of Product A and Product B
nopCommerce
8.0
10 Ratings
5% above category average
PaperWeight
9.7
2 Ratings
24% above category average
Promotions & discounts9.19 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Personalized recommendations6.49 Ratings10.01 Ratings
SEO8.610 Ratings9.02 Ratings
eCommerce Business Management
Comparison of eCommerce Business Management features of Product A and Product B
nopCommerce
8.8
10 Ratings
11% above category average
PaperWeight
8.8
2 Ratings
11% above category average
Multi-site management8.78 Ratings8.52 Ratings
Order processing9.110 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Inventory management8.29 Ratings8.01 Ratings
Shipping9.19 Ratings00 Ratings
Custom functionality9.19 Ratings9.52 Ratings
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User Ratings
nopCommercePaperWeight
Likelihood to Recommend
9.1
(10 ratings)
8.5
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
8.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
nopCommercePaperWeight
Likelihood to Recommend
Nop Solutions, Ltd.
nopCommerce is an ideal solution for businesses that want to tailor the customer journey for discovering and purchasing products. The nopCommerce solution is designed to adapt to you, not the other way around. The platform works best when you partner with a solution provider like ourselves. It also works well if you have a team of in-house .NET developers. A one-person shop will likely find less value in a platform like this if they're looking to spin up a small ecommerce site with just a few button clicks.
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FATbit Technologies
Very easy to use and customize homepage, dashboard, and multiple landing pages of courses. Easy for setting up intuitive dashboards, rating users, and receiving ratings. Create and edit content or upload documents and make edits. Easy to segregate functions based on user roles. Multi-device support is not so seamless though overall it is responsive and scalable on the web.
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Pros
Nop Solutions, Ltd.
  • As I came from Microsoft .Net technical experience with more than 15 years in IT industry, the nopCommerce .Net based open sourced framework is the best eCommerce framework in terms of architectural perspective - such as incorporating with Entity Framework code first approach, Domain Driven Architecture, using ASP.Net MVC, Unit Testing, ...etc.
  • When my client asked for an eCommerce portal, the whole team was struggling from designing a database to identifying the requirements. nopCommerce has everything we need. All the industrial standard eCommerce features are included. It saves hours of database design, application design and also the client's requirements are easily fit into nopCommerce's features.
  • The cost of nopCommerce- the last time we paid was a $200 one time cost for using the production site. It was ridiculously cost effective. As it is opened source, the whole community is supporting and constantly making this framework better and better.
  • I set up a web site within a week using nopCommerce to sell my own products online. It was so easy to use, deploy, and set up.
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FATbit Technologies
  • PaperWeight has amazing features for freelance reviewers who can provide insights on how a course can be structured using interactive content.
  • PaperWeight is scalable, responsive, secure.
  • Freelance reviewers find easy to use PaperWeight.
  • We could also rate and provide feedback on the work delivered by freelancers which is visible to a group of users who can allocate future work based on the profile feedback.
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Cons
Nop Solutions, Ltd.
  • More community templates would be great.
  • Some of the pricing can be a bit tricky, especially configured items... there is a likelihood of mispriced items with the current structure
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FATbit Technologies
  • PaperWeight could improve its usability experience across all devices. Sometimes there are some glitches when viewing on another device.
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Support Rating
Nop Solutions, Ltd.
I have asked numerous questions and the team treats my random questions as if they are critical to the continued success of their product. They really take each users' questions to heart and strive to solve them. I cannot commend them enough on how fast they respond to questions as well as the follow-through given to things thay may or may not even be a part of their platform.
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FATbit Technologies
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Implementation Rating
Nop Solutions, Ltd.
Go for a plugin based development if you would like to extend nopCommerce. This approach will make it easier for you to upgrade the software.
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FATbit Technologies
No answers on this topic
Alternatives Considered
Nop Solutions, Ltd.
NopCommerce offers you more flexibility where it comes to customization and scaling your application. The customization and extension is easy as well as the theme and plugin structure adds a large value to the overall system. The API's introduced by nopCommerce makes it more efficient when it comes to integrations and developing a mobile application on top of your eCommerce platform. The customer owns 100% of the source code without any extra fee.
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FATbit Technologies
We like the light-weightedness of PaperWeight, scalability, and its ability to meet our needs at a reasonable cost. Pre-existing relationships and business process outcomes helped in making the decision to go with PaperWeight. The product roadmap being aligned with our own roadmap also was a huge factor in the decision-making in favor of PaperWeight.
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Return on Investment
Nop Solutions, Ltd.
  • It has been our sole platform for developing online stores for the last 9 years and our business have been growing year to year.
  • The disadvantage of nopCommerce is that it is not as well known as other competitors, which makes it more difficult to sell.
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FATbit Technologies
  • It has [made it easy to] find freelancers for our course reviews.
  • We can trust the reviewers who are onboarded on our portal and we feel safe to share business content with them on PaperWeight.
  • We are able to prevent [unauthorised] downloads of our content.
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