Big Commerce


BigCommerce pays close attention to the trends of today: mobile e-commerce, social media integration, and major marketing initiatives. They’ll give you the tools to attract customers to your e-commerce site … and everything you need to create a professional store filled with impossible-to-resist displays.

Design & Customization

  • Full CMS functionality
  • 96 professional store designs
  • Easily integrate your existing design
  • Edit templates in Dreamweaver
  • Drag and drop layout customization
  • Upload unlimited product photos and display in your store as a photo gallery; link to photos if preferred
  • Supports pop-up windows and lightbox-style windows to show products
  • SuperZoom Photo Zoom

Product Management

  • Sell physical & digital products
  • Sell products with options (size, color, etc.)
  • Custom fields (i.e. text to print on a T-shirt)
  • Product bundles with item-level inventory automation and custom rules
  • Rules to adjust price, weight, photo and stock such as "Size L or XXL, Add $5 to price"
  • Set a unique SKU and image for each product/product option
  • Embed videos in product description
  • Product reviews & comments
  • Automatic inventory control
  • Set low stock level warning for each product
  • Track inventory at a product or option level
  • Disable purchasing when no stock
  • Bulk update inventory levels

Order Management & Admin

  • InstantAdd suggestive cart popup
  • Add multiple items to cart
  • Accept pre-orders
  • One-click re-order
  • Guest checkout option
  • Custom checkout form fields
  • Email order confirmation with order tracking
  • Create order shipments
  • Wholesale/retail pricing
  • 25+ performance reports, including best-selling products, customer locations, popular products and many more.
  • Best performing keywords

Customer Management

  • Flexible customer groups
  • Set a default group for new customers
  • Move customers between groups
  • Storewide group discounts
  • Create unlimited customer groups
  • Import customers from CSV file

Payment Options & Checkout

  • Accept credit cards online
  • Support for 50+ gateways, including PayPal, Google Checkout, etc.
  • Single-page checkout
  • Support for secure checkout
  • Support for "offline" payments
  • COD, pay in store, cheque, etc.
  • Take orders over the phone
  • Auto-detect location for currency

Shipping Options

  • Integrates with UPS, USPS, FedEx, Aus Post, etc.
  • UPS, USPS, FedEx address label printing via Shipworks integration
  • Real-time shipping quotes
  • Define your own shipping rates
  • Limit shipping methods by country, state or zip code
  • Various free shipping options
  • Add handling cost to orders
  • Drop shipping by Ordoro integration
  • Warehousing & inventory by Shipwire
  • Email invoices to multiple suppliers
  • CSV order export in custom formats

Social Media & Mobile

  • Sell on Facebook with SocialShop2
  • Facebook "Like" buttons on product pages
  • Facebook OpenGraph META support
  • IntenseDebate and Disqus comment/reviews integration and sharing on Facebook/Twitter
  • Share products on 20+ social media sites via AddThis button
  • iPad-Native Shopping Experience
  • Optimize for iPhone, Android, Blackberry, etc.

Marketing & Promotion

  • Custom URLs for product, category, webpage, news items
  • Free access to SEO training blog + videos
  • XML sitemap for Google Webmaster Tools
  • SEO-friendly product, category, brand, search, page, news links
  • Integration with iContact and MailChimp email marketing solutions
  • Integration to 7 shopping comparison sites
  • Coupon and gift certificate systems
  • Promotional banners
  • “Customers who viewed this product also viewed" panel
  • Affiliate tracking system
  • Google AdWords export
  • Popular products, new products, top sellers lists
  • Integrates with any live chat software
  • Category and product level discounts

Expansion and Integration

  • Integrates with over 110 third-party payment gateways, shipping services, order management tools, marketing suites, email marketing platforms, live chat offerings, analytics platforms and mobile devices. All integrations are point-and-click
  • Build widgets, browser extensions, desktop, mobile and web apps effortlessly
  • Bulk export/re-import thousands of items at once
  • Two-way sync with Intuit Quickbooks
  • Order export to Shipworks
  • Export to MYOB, Peachtree
  • Two-way sync with StoneEdge