Feature Comparison:


Feature  Basic  Enhanced 
 Shopping Cart Modules    
 Buy Now Module (Standard Module) - The BuyNow module is the main cart module and includes the product listing, cart, checkout, and store admin screens.
 Yes  Yes
 Product Detail Module (Standard Module) - The Product Detail module is the product detail page that displays the main product image and product descriptions.
 Yes  
 Product Detail Module (Standard Module) - The Product Detail module is the product detail page that displays the main product image, product variants, variant images, lightbox slideshow, image zoom, and tab control with product descriptions, related products, etc.
   Yes
 Category Module (Standard Module) - The Category module can be added to any pane and displays the categories and sub categories you have defined in your store. It is used to filter the products by category or sub category.
 Yes Yes
 Mini Cart Module (Standard Module) - The Mini Cart module displays a summary of the items currently in the cart and allows user to remain on product catalog page while adding products to the cart.
Yes Yes
 My Accounts Module (Standard Module) - The My Accounts module allows users to login and check their order status, order history, payment history, and download soft goods.
 Yes  
 My Accounts Module (Standard Module) - The My Accounts module allows users to login and check their order status, order history, payment history, and download soft goods. It also allows includes a printable invoice.
   Yes
 Featured Products Module (Standard Module) - The Featured Products module displays products featured products, new releases or top selling products. This can be displayed alongside your product catalog to up sell or cross sell users.
 Yes Yes
 Affiliate Tracking Module (Standard Module) - The Affiliate Tracking module is a specialized marketing module that allows you to track click thrus and referral purchases from your affiliates.
 No Yes
 Sales Rep Module (Standard Module) - Provides the ability for you to add, update and delete Sales Reps, track their sales and manage their commissions.
 No Yes
 Search Module (Premium Module) - The Search module allows your to configure custom dropdown boxes and textboxes that provide keyword and wildcard searches to lookup products in your store.
 No Yes
 Quick Order Entry Module (Premium Module) - The Quick Order Entry module allows users who know what they want to quickly locate items and add them to the cart for checkout. The user can enter a SKU and quantity and verify the product description and then add to cart.
 No Yes
 Address Book Module (Premium Module) - Customer management capability for the Store Admin to add, update and delete customers account and ship to information. Provides buyers, purchasing managers or customer service reps the ability to take orders on behalf of customers while logged with their own DNN account. The Buyer simply selects a customer and the customer information will be pre populated allowing for rapid order taking and quick checkout.
 No Yes
 Gift Registry Module (Premium Module) - Allows you to add a gift registry or wedding registry to your store! Having a registry attracts new customers and increases revenue. Create and manage multiple registries, add to registry, remove from registry, search by registry, define event date, leave comments, manage gift quantities and many more features included. Fully integrated with DNN profile and Smith Cart.
 No Yes
 Detailed Features    
 Categories and Sub Categories:
   
 Unlimited Categories/Departments/Manufacturers Supported
 Yes Yes
 Categories and Departments can be fully nested to any level desired (e.g. sub-categories, sub-sub-categories, etc)
 Yes Yes
 Products can be mapped to more than one category or sub category
 No Yes
 Paged browsing for categories keeps page size small and optimizes user experience.
 Yes Yes
 Separate Categories Module can be customized and placed in any pane
 Yes Yes
 Sort and filter Categories, Sub Categories, Sub Sub Categories, etc
 Limited Yes
 Manage Categories - Add/Update/Delete categories and sub categories
 Yes Yes
Products
   
 Unlimited Products
 Yes Yes
 Unlimited custom product fields
 Not Supported Yes
 Automatic thumbnail generation and resizing
 Yes Yes
 Unlimited product photos
 Limited Yes
 Zoom product photos
 No Yes
 Lightbox photo gallery
 No Yes
 Paged browsing for products keeps page size small and optimizes user experience.
 Yes Yes
 Filter Products
 Yes Yes
 
  • Sort Products By
    • Price low to high
    • Price high to low
    • Brand and product name A-Z
    • Brand and product name Z-A
    • Product name A-Z
    • Product name Z-A
    • Sku A-Z
    • Sku Z-A
    • New Arrivals
    • Featured products
    • Pre defined sort order
  •  Limited Yes
     Separate product listing and product detail pages
     Yes Yes
     1, 2, 3 and 4 column product layouts in catalog
     Yes Yes
     Customer reviews and product reviews
     Yes Yes
     Advanced related product functionality can be used for up selling and cross selling
     No - Limited Yes
     Layout of pages customizable using standard DNN skins/containers and css
     Yes - Template Driven with restrictions Yes
     Second price field can be used as sale price or member price
     Sale Price Only Yes
     Bundled/Kit products
     No Yes
     Sell downloadable or physical goods
     Yes Yes
     Catalog Only Sites (i.e. Turn Add to Cart buttons off).  Module settings to show/hide prices, quantity, sku and add to cart buttons
     No Yes
     User entered amounts
     Yes Yes
     Filter products by category by passing category id in URL
     Restricted Yes
     Inventory Control - Option to display "Quantity on Hand" for products and prevent the user from checking out if item is out of stock.
     Yes Yes
     "Sold Out" message for out of stock items
     Requires Manual Settings  Yes
    Minimum Order Quantities
    Maximum Order Quantities
    Product Lead Times
     Yes Yes
     Free products - Option to bypass payment page for products you have configured with a cost of zero dollars.
     No Yes
     Manage Product Catalog - Add/Update/Delete products
     Yes Yes
     Rich text editor for product description include HTML formatting giving you complete control over product description layouts
     Yes Yes
     Separate manufacturer/vendor fields
     No Yes
     Ability to search products by any field.  Wild card searches supported
     Limited Yes
     Multiple Catalogs within the same portal 
     No Yes
     Ability to add multiple product catalogs on separate pages
     No Yes
     Search Engine Optimized (SEO) product catalog
     Yes Yes
     Product import/export
     Possible Yes
     Product Variants
       
     Unlimited product variants
    NA Yes
     Custom product variants using dropdowns, radiobuttons, checkboxes and textboxes
     NA Yes
     Each variant option can be associated with an image.  Image dynamically changes when user selects product variant.
     NA Yes
     Each variant can have a different price
     NA Yes
     Product variants with price and weight adjustments
     NA Yes
     SKU's and Quantity on Hand can be defined on unlimted variant combinations
     NA Yes
     Each variant can require user selection or input
     NA Yes
     Conditional variants dynamically add/remove variants based on user selection
     NA Yes
     Product Matrix 
       
     Product Matrix by Category
     No Yes
     Product Variant Matrix
     No Yes
     Downloadable Products and Soft Goods 
       
     Sell downloadable or soft goods
     Yes Yes
     Download URL fully secure and hidden from user
     Yes Yes
     Anti piracy features for electronic products
     Yes - Basic Yes - Enhanced
     Velocity Checks - number of times and/or number of days to allow file to be downloaded by a recipient
     Yes Yes
     PDF Watermarking/Stamping - Stamp every page with pre defined fields from the order.  Stamps are secure and cannot be removed. 
     No Yes
     Recurring Billing
       
     Recurring billing with Authorize.Net, PayPal Website Payments Standard, PayPal Website Payments Pro, First Data, MyGate, NMI, BluePay and eWay payment gateways
     No Yes
     Configure one time payments or recurring billing by product
     No Yes
     Daily, weekly, every 2 weeks, monthly, every 2 months, quarterly, semi-annual and yearly recurring billing supported
     No Yes
     Shipping and Handling
       
     
  • Real Time Shipping Rates
    • UPS
    • USPS
    • FedEx
    • Canada Post
    • Australia Post
    • Cart calculates real time shipping rates using "from" and "to" zip codes and product weight
  •  No Yes
     Zone Shipping
     No Yes
     Calculate Shipping By Order Total
     No Yes
     Calculate Shipping By Order Weight
    Yes Yes
     Calculate Shipping By Order Quantity
     No Yes
     Calculate Shipping By Zip Code
     No Yes
     Calculate Shipping By Fixed Item Shipping Costs (e.g. Shipping Cost By Product)
     No Yes
     Specify All Orders As Free Shipping
     No Yes
     Allow "Free shipping over $X" for site
     No Yes
     Custom defined shipping methods (e.g. Ground, Next Day, 2nd Day, Priority, etc
     No Yes
     Configure shipping methods/costs at the order level or product level
     No Yes
     Tax Shipping/No Tax on Shipping
     No Yes
     Restrict shipping by state
     No Yes
     Shipping Tracking #'s e-mailed to Customers
     No - Order Status and updates only. Yes
     Option to have shipping and handling costs combined to a single line item or displayed as separate line item costs
     No Yes
     Separate domestic and international handling charge configurable in module settings
     No Yes
     Option to charge a flat handling charge or no handling charge
     No Yes
     International ship to addresses
     Yes Yes
     Handling by Product
     No Yes
     Calculate real time international shipping costs
     No Yes
     UPS Worldship integration
     No Yes
     Print shipping labels and postage using Endicia and UPS Worldship
     No Yes
     Tax
       
     Real Time Tax Calculation - Cart computes exact tax rate based on tax table lookup
     No Yes
     
  • Tax by Country and/or State/Region/Province
    • Apply Tax only in certain countries, states, regions, provinces
    • Apply Tax to all
  •  No Yes
     Tax by Tax District (Custom Grouping)
     No Yes
     Charge a Flat Tax Rate
     Yes Yes
     Charge No Tax
     Yes Yes
     Tax can be applied to shipping costs
     No Yes
     Individual products can be marked taxable or tax-exempt
     No Yes
     Configure Tax Exempt by DNN role
     No Yes
     VAT                 
       
     Products to be entered inclusive or exclusive of VAT
     Yes Yes
     Ability to charge VAT if selling to the same country (Seller country defined in BuyNow module settings "Home Country")
     No Yes
     Ability to not charge VAT for sales outside home country. The destination country is determined by the bill to address collected in the cart checkout.
     No Yes
     Ability not to charge VAT if company user enters a valid VAT ID number.
     No Yes
     User can enter a VAT ID on the cart page so they can see the order recalculate with no VAT after entering a valid VAT ID
     No Yes
     Real time automated validation of the entered VAT number at the EU Commission VIES site.
     No Yes
     HST - Canadian Harmonized Tax
     No Yes
     GST/PST
     No Yes
     Tax Registration Number - for the merchant to enter their tax registration number. After a successful order is placed the "Tax Registration Number" will be displayed on the invoice (confirm status page).
     No Yes
     Payment Methods
     PayPal Only Multiple
     Real time credit card processing (Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Discover, JCB)
     PayPal Yes
     Both domestic and foreign credit cards
     PayPal Yes
     Real time ACH eCheck processing with account number and routing number verification
     No Yes
     Purchase Order (PO)
     Manual Yes
     Check with account number and routing number entry
     No Yes
     Check without account number and routing number entry
     No Yes
     Internet Banking
     No Yes
     Cash on Delivery (COD)
    Manual Yes
     Cash
     Manual Yes
     Telephone
     Manual Yes
     Authorize Only or Authorize with automatic settlement (capture)
     No Yes
     Payment Gateways
       
     
    • ANZ eGate
    • Authorize.Net (AIM)
    • Authorize.Net Hosted Payment Page (SIM)
    • BluePay
    • CardFlex
    • Chase Paymentech E-xact (e-xact.com) - Canadian Payment Gateway 
    • DPS PaymentExpress 
    • Elavon Internet Secure
    • Elavon Virtual Merchant
    • eWay (Australia)
    • First Data Resources (FDR) - First Data Global Gateway Connect
      First Data Global Gateway Linkpoint (32 bit only)
    • First Data Global Gateway Web Service (32 bit and 64 bit)
    • Innovative (QuickBooks)
    • Merchant e-Solutions
    • MyGate (South Africa) - mygate.co.za
    • MyGate Enterprise with 3D-Secure
    • MyGate Virtual
    • NMI- Network Merchants Inc.
    • PayPal Website Payments Standard
    • PayPal Website Payments Pro
    • PayPal Payflow Pro
    • PayWay by WestPac (Australian Payment Gateway)
    • QuickBooks Merchant Services (QBMS)
    • Sage Payment Solutions
    • SagePay (Bank Hosted Payment Page)
    • SkipJack
    • TransFirst
    • UGSPay
    • Custom Web Service - Plugin your own gateway. 
    • Checkout option - Pay using normal Gateway or PayPal Standard
    • Checkout option - Pay Now or Bill Me Later
    • Manual Processing (No Gateway) – If you choose this option the module stores the customer, order and credit card information in the database and you can process the credit card transaction at a later time manually through your credit card terminal or virtual terminal.
     PayPal Only  Yes
     Cart/Checkout
       
     Streamlined user friendly checkout
     Basic Yes
     Option to prompt user to login at the beginning of checkout
     Yes, if not already logged in  Yes
     Mini Cart Module
     Yes Yes
     Separate "Ship To" and "Bill To" names and addresses
     Yes Yes
     Customer can define multiple shipping addresses and select during checkout
     Yes Yes
     International address support
     Yes Yes
     Module retrieves logged in users profile information to enable “Fast Checkout“
     Yes Yes
     Automated email order confirmations (to your customer) and new order email notifications (to store administrator)
     Yes Yes
     Ability to cc: an order with order details to third party fulfillment house for drop shipping.
     No Yes
     Require user to create DNN login or allow anonymous checkout for all orders or by product.
     Must use DNN Login to checkout  Yes
     Company name and title support for B to B transactions.
     No Yes
     Supports request a quote/request for quote checkout.
     No Yes
     User defined textboxes, dropdowns and date support
     No Yes
     Partial quantities
     No Yes
     Auth only transactions with settlement request initiated by store administrator
     Yes, Manual Yes
     Authorize and settle credit cards automatically
     PayPal Only Yes
     Email confirmation invoice template driven
    No Yes
     Bill Me Later feature allows the user to pay now or pay later
     Users PayPal Option Yes
     Bundled products - Ability to create master and child skus.
     No Yes
     Assign one or more DNN roles to user based on product purchased.  Role expiration support
     No Yes
     Special instructions multiline textbox on confirmation page
     No Yes
     Custom configurable redirect URL and image button on order confirmation screen. Useful for redirecting back to referring affiliate website or page on your site after order completes.
     No Yes
     Add products directly to your cart by passing productid in the url or querystring.
     No Yes
     SSL Support
     Yes Yes
     OnCheckoutComplete event - Ability to call a custom stored procedure after successful payment has been made on your store
     No Yes
     Coupons and Discounts
       
     
    • Order Based Coupons (apply to entire order)
    • Ordel level discounts by amount/percentage by DNN role(s) 
    • Product Specific Coupons (apply to only specified product)
    • Coupon discounts by amount or percent 
    • Quantity discounts by product (tiered pricing)
    • Quantity discounts by category
    • Coupon expiry - enter a date or number of days to expire coupons.
    • Coupons can offer shipping discounts
    • Coupons can offer free shipping
    • Coupons can have expiration date
    • Coupon limits can be set per product
    • Require a coupon to purchase a product
    • Coupons can be excluded from products 
    • Discounts can be applied up to a certain order/product quantity or no limit
    • Member discounts by DNN role
    • Tiered Member Pricing by role - great for distributor or wholesale pricing
     No Yes
     Search Engine Optimization (SEO) 
       
     
    • Custom configurable URLs
    • Search engine optimized product catalog enables you to create title tag, meta description and meta keywords by product
    • Alt tags for images
    • Google Analytics Supported
    • Google Ecommerce Analytics Supported
     Automatic Yes
     Product Reviews and Ratings
       
     
    • Customers can review rate products (if enabled)
    • Administrator can moderate product review comments - add/update/delete comments
     Yes Yes
     Save Cart/Wish List Features
       
     
    • Customer can save their cart or add to Wish List (Persists over Customer Visits also)
    • Customer can move saved cart to regular cart for checkout
    • Customer can save multiple carts 
    • Customer can add, update and delete saved carts
    • Print quote - generates a custom html invoice which the user can print
    • Automated email reminder notifying users with aging saved carts to buy. The email reminder frequency or number of days since the cart was saved is configurable by store admin.
    • Share Saved Cart/Wish List - Invite users to login/create an account. Email others your saved cart.
     No Yes
     Multiple store support
       
     Create an unlimited number of stores on your Web site to offer different product selections, presentations, payment methods, shipping rates, and tax rates. This is useful for such purposes as building a members-only store or creating a discount store for clearance items.
     No Yes
     Affiliate Tracking Support
       
     
    • Custom Affiliate Tracker module included with cart
    • Affiliate Tracker saves affiliate id in order table on successful purchase.
    • Affiliates can link to any page on your site and the affiliate tracker module will track affiliate id to purchase.
    • Integrated with Multi-Tier Affiliate Manager for DNN.
    • Pay out commissions and bonuses to your affiliates in a multi level marketing (MLM) model.
     No Yes
     Marketing
       
     
    • Opt In checkbox presented to user during checkout that enables you to build white list of email address that you can use for email marketing and email blasting. Opt In field stored to database with the customer email address.
    • User Defined Dropdownbox- Show/hide custom configurable dropdownbox displayed to the user during checkout.Useful for collecting marketing data like "How did you hear about us"
    • Cart stores IP Address of user who successfully purchases. This feature enables you to comply with CANSPAM requirements for your email marketing.
     No Yes
     Google Analytics Support
       
     Google Analytics Tracking Support
     Yes Yes
     Google Ecommerce Tracking Support
     No Yes
     My Accounts Module
       
     My Accounts module included with the cart allows users to login and check their order status, order history and download soft goods.
     Yes Yes
     Users can check their payment history
     Yes Yes
     Printable invoice
     No Yes
     Store and Order Administration
       
     Clear, simple admin control panel for maintaining your shop
     Yes Yes
     Add/update/delete categories and products
     Yes Yes
     Activate/deactivate products
     Yes Yes
     Add/update/delete customers,orders, ship tracking and payment history
     Yes Yes
     Printable invoice report can be used as a packing slip
     Limited Yes
     Multiple order statuses to manage your orders (Processing, Awaiting Payment, Awaiting Stock, Packing, Dispatched and Canceled)
     Yes Yes
     Custom order statuses available No Yes
     Automated email sent to customer when the status of their order is changed.
     Yes Yes
     Inventory - Quantity on hand field lets you manage product inventory and know when inventory is low and you need to reorder.
     Yes Yes
     Search for customers,orders and payment history using any search criteria
     Basic Yes
     Sort customers, orders and payment history by any field in ascending or descending order
     No Yes
     Import categories and products from xls file
     Possible Yes
     QuickBooks export of customer list to csv
     No Yes
     QuickBooks export of orders to QuickBooks IIF
     No Yes
     QuickBooks real time customer and order import availible
     No Yes
     Integration with UPS Worldship with trracking # import 
     No Yes
     Settlement button on manage order detail page that allows you to manually settle (capture) auth-only credit card transactions (Supported with Authorize.Net only)
     No Yes
     Management Report
       
     
    • Top Products
    • Top Customers 
    • Daily Sales Report
    • Monthly Sales Report
    • Quarterly Sales Report 
    • Order History Report
    • Order Detail Report
    • Customer Detail Report
    • Payment History Report
    • Sort and filter on any field
    • Drill down to order detail
     No Yes
     PCI Compliant 
       
     
    • Full compliance with PCI PA-DSS standards
    • Option to not save credit card numbers in database
     Yes, because managed by PayPal Yes
     Multi Portal 
       
     Ability to run multiple carts within a single DNN install
     Yes Yes
     Language and Currency Localization
       
     All languages and currencies supported
     Yes, but restricted to a Single Language install Yes