Feature list

Vue Storefront is a platform-agnostic headless frontend for eCommerce. Here, we tried to put all the features available in 1.0 together:

Vue Storefront unique features

  • 100% offline support via in-browser IndexedDB database
  • High speed with local caching (Service Workers + IndexedDB); avg. server response time < 0.3s; avg client-side rendering time < 2s
  • Platform-agnostic: Magento 2, Magento 1, Pimcore supported out-of-the-box
  • Offline orders support (via in-browser queue)
  • Single page app user experience with server-side rendering support for SEO
  • Native app features: install on home screen (iOS, Android, Chrome), push notifications (via customization)
  • NoSQL/Elasticsearch database backend
  • Modern Vue.js-based frontend: easy to design and customize, atomic-design, design-system backed
  • It's a framework, customizable via extensions and themes. Easy to update with separated core.

Vue Storefront Magento2 support

Checkout, Payment, & Shipping

  • One-page online checkout
  • Integrated for real-time shipping rates
  • SSL security support for all online orders and sensitive transactions
  • Online tax and shipping calculation and prior-to-checkout estimates
  • Option to create account as part of the online checkout process
  • Configurable saved-cart expiration
  • Multiple shipping address management
  • Destination-country management
  • Per-order and per-item flat-rate shipping option
  • Free-shipping functionality
  • Manage shipping by weight and destination

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

  • SSR (server-side rendering)
  • Light footprint design for fast load time and search-engine optimization
  • Search-engine friendly URLs, including URL rewrite controls
  • META information management at product and category levels
  • Available via customization: auto-generated popular search terms page

Analytics and Reporting

  • Integration with Google Analytics
  • Admin report dashboard with business overview
  • Sales reports including total sales and returns
  • Tax reports
  • Abandoned shopping cart reports
  • Best viewed products reports
  • Top sold products report
  • Low stock item report
  • On-site search terms report
  • Product reviews report with RSS support
  • Tags report with RSS support
  • Coupon usage report

Marketing Promotions and Tools

  • Newsletter management
  • Catalog promotional pricing and controls
  • Flexible coupons rule and pricing restrictions
  • Free-shipping promotion management
  • Bundled product options
  • Customer group pricing
  • New items promotional tool
  • On-page upsells and cross-sells
  • Wishlist management

Order Management

Standard Magento 2 features are all supported:

  • View, edit, create, and fulfill orders from the admin panel.
  • Create one or multiple invoices, shipments, and credit memos per order to allow for split fulfillment.
  • Print invoices and packing slips.
  • Call Center (phone) order creation—includes the ability to create a new customer, or select existing customer, and view shopping cart, wishlist, last ordered items, and compared products list, as well as select addresses, give discounts, and assign custom prices.
  • Create re-orders for customers from the administration panel.
  • Email notifications of orders.
  • RSS feed of new orders.

Customer Service

  • Contact Us form
  • Feature-rich customer accounts
  • Order history with status updates
  • Password-reset email from frontend and admin panel
  • Order and account update emails
  • Standard Magento 2 feature: Customizable order emails
  • Standard Magento 2 feature: Create and edit orders from the admin panel

Customer Accounts

  • Order status and history
  • Re-orders from account
  • Address book with unlimited addresses
  • Default billing and shipping addresses
  • Wishlist
  • Newsletter-subscription management

Catalog Management Support

  • Inventory management with backordered items, minimum, and maximum quantities
  • Simple, configurable (e.g. size, color, etc.), bundled and grouped products
  • Virtual products
  • Downloadable/digital products
  • Available via customization: Customer personalized products—upload text for embroidery, monogramming, etc.
  • Tax rates per location, customer group, and product type
  • Attribute sets for quick product creation of different item types
  • Create store-specific attributes on the fly
  • Media manager with automatic image resizing and watermarking
  • Advanced pricing rules and support for special prices (see marketing tools)
  • Available via customization: Customer personalized products – upload image
  • Available via customization: Customer personalized products – select date/time options for products

Product Browsing

  • Multiple images per product
  • Product image zoom-in capability
  • Related products
  • Stock availability
  • Product option selection
  • Grouped products view
  • Add to wishlist

Catalog Browsing

  • Ultrafast Elasticsearch full catalog support with Service Workers caching
  • 100% offline support
  • Layered / faceted navigation for filtering of products in categories
  • Recently viewed products
  • Product comparisons
  • Cross-sells, upsells, and related Items
  • Available via customization: Product listing in grid or list format
  • Breadcrumbs