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Create a headless commerce store in minutes and start your growth journey on a fast and flexible foundation.

  • FreeOpen Source
  • Self-Hosted
  • Node.JS

What is Medusa?

Medusa is an open-source headless commerce engine that enables developers to create amazing digital commerce experiences.

Medusa is a headless commerce engine which means that it can be used for any type of digital commerce experience - you may use it as the backend for an app, a voice application, social commerce experiences or a traditional e-commerce website, you may even want to integrate Medusa into your own software to enable commerce functionality.

Medusa comes with a set of building blocks that allow you to create amazing digital commerce experiences, below is a list of some of the features that Medusa come with out of the box:

  • Headless: Medusa is a highly customizable commerce API which means that you may use any presentation layer such as a website, app, chatbots, etc.
  • Regions allow you to specify currencies, payment providers, shipping providers, tax rates and more for one or more countries for truly international sales.
  • Orders come with all the functionality necessary to perform powerful customer service operations with ease.
  • Carts allow customers to collect products for purchase, add shipping details and complete payments.
  • Products come with relevant fields for customs, stock keeping and sales. Medusa supports multiple options and unlimited variants.
  • Swaps allow customers to exchange products after purchase (e.g. for incorrect sizes). Accounting, payment and fulfillment plugins handle all the tedious work for you for automated customer service.
  • Claims can be created if customers experience problems with one of their products. Plugins make sure to automate sending out replacements, handling refunds and collecting valuable data for analysis.
  • Returns allow customers to send back products and can be configured to function in a 100% automated flow through accounting and payment plugins.
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  • Developed byMedusa
  • LicensingOpen Source (MIT) and Free product.
  • Written in
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Supported Languages

  • English

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  •  1,115 Forks
  •  170 Open Issues
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