Vendure is a modern, headless GraphQL-based e-commerce framework built with TypeScript & Nodejs. Since it’s based on GraphQL, you can create the frontend for your ecommerce store in any technology of your choice. Vendure is open source and is available under MIT License.
Let’s take a look at some of the features of Vendure.
1. Vendure Build
Vendure is a headless CMS. The advantages of using a headless CMS is that you can use any front end technology. Since the front-end and back-end are decoupled, it’s easier to scale. It is built on Node, NestJS, Typescript and GraphQL.
It can be run on a single traditional server or within a containerized service. It is driven by GraphQL APIs. You can basically use any kind of integration for the GraphQL APIs.
Vendure also provides separate GraphQL APIs for operations and administrative tasks.
2. Inventory Management
One of the biggest headache in an ecommerce store is tracking inventory. Vendure provides a simple interface to create, modify and manage your inventory. You can have unlimited variants of a product and track it’s stock.
You can also create dynamic collections for the same category of products.
You can also split your inventory over multiple channels with support for pricing and currency per channel. This is specifically useful if you’re looking to sell products in multiple countries.
3. Commerce & Marketing
It supports check out for both registered customers and guests. Guest can later be converted into registered account.
You can also create separate customer groups for targeted promotions and marketing. You can also track individual orders based on their status.
You can also run promotions with support for coupon code, usage limits and date ranges.
Vendure allows you to configure multiple payment methods. You also have the option of configuring different tax for different regions, so that your store is compliant with the local tax laws.
Overall, Vendure is a great platform if you’re looking to host an ecommerce store.
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