How to include product description to compare products in nopCommerce

nopCommerce offers a great feature of product comparison that helps customers to compare products side by side.  This not only makes the store site more user-friendly but also lets online shoppers to easily view the specifications of two or more products side by side. Any customer can go to the product page on the public store and add that product in the product comparison list.

Today, we will discuss how to include product description (short description or long description) to compare products in nopCommerce.

Lets, add 2 products in the compare list by clicking on “Add the compare list” button:


This is how compare list looks like for two products (side by side):


As, we can see in the compare list, the specifications are being displayed side by side. Now, let’s add more details to the compare list by adding short and long description of the product so that customer can see more information on the compare product page.

Go to: Administration > Configuration > Settings > Catalog Settings


Select the “Compare products” tab and you will see the options for adding short and long description:

Include short description in compare products:  Check to display product short description on the compare products page.

Include full description in compare products:  Check to display product full description on the compare products page.



SAVE changes and now if you try to view the product comparison list, you will see the description too:


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