Winkel Wagon (An eCommerce Platform)

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eCommerce platform built with the MERN stack & Redux


  • Full featured shopping cart
  • Product reviews and ratings
  • User profile with orders
  • Admin product management
  • Admin user management
  • Admin Order details page
  • Mark orders as delivered option
  • Checkout process (shipping, payment method, etc)
  • PayPal / credit card integration
  • Database seeder (products & users)

Libraries & Frameworks

Env Variables

Create a .env file in the root and add the following

NODE_ENV = development
PORT = 3005
MONGO_URI = your mongodb uri
JWT_SECRET = putYourSecret
PAYPAL_CLIENT_ID = your paypal client id

Install Dependencies (frontend & backend)

npm install
cd frontend
npm install


# Run frontend (:3000) & backend (:3005)
npm run dev
# Run backend only
npm run server

Build & Deploy

# Create frontend prod build
cd frontend
npm run build

There is a Heroku postbuild script, so if you push to Heroku, no need to build manually for deployment to Heroku

Seed Database

You can use the following commands to seed the database with some sample users and products as well as destroy all data

# Import data
npm run data:import
# Destroy data
npm run data:destroy


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