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Plugins and widgets are features that have been introduced to nopCommerce in order to provide additional options for display of products and information, and improvement of functionality for your nopCommerce site. Today, we’ll cover the difference between a plugin and a widget, the plugins that are native to nopCommerce, and some free and commercial plugins/widgets that are available for your nopCommerce site.
The basic installation of nopCommerce includes 42 plugins/widgets. These plugins & widgets are methods of providing the basic functionality of nopCommerce in a modular fashion, and allow additional functionality to be incorporated as needed. To see the installed plugins & widgets, go to Administration=>Configuration=>Plugins. Learn More