Code Quality Rank: L4
Monthly Downloads: 14,598
Programming language: Ruby
License: BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
Tags: Content Management Systems (CMS)     E-commerce    
Latest version: v4.2.0.rc2

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Spree Commerce

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Spree is a complete open source e-commerce solution built with Ruby on Rails. It was started by Sean Schofield and is now developed by Spark Solutions. We're open to contributions.

Key Features

[admin panel](guides/src/images/features/[email protected])

  • Headless Commerce - build mobile apps or custom storefronts in any technology
  • PWA - offline shopping experiences like native mobile apps
  • Mobile-first Storefront - modern, ultra fast and responsive storefront designed for great UX as well as SEO
  • Global Commerce - multi currency and multi language support out of the box, different shipping methods / costs for different regions, advanced tax calculation
  • Multi-Store - host multiple brands / stores on one Spree instance with different branding, configuration, payment methods, shipping options, product catalogs etc
  • Responsive Admin Panel - manage and curate products, users, orders, returns, shipments & more
  • Orders - robust system for orders, shipments, returns and refunds
  • Carts - comprehensive and advanced discounts system
  • Payments - over 30 payment provider integration out of the box plus API to integrate any other gateway
  • Run everywhere - cloud, VPS, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Battle Tested - used by thousands of merchants around the globe in all categories since 2007!
  • Fully customizable - pick and choose parts you want to use and customize everything else (storefront, order processing, API, etc) to create unique solutions that your business requires
  • More features available via extensions - dozens of extensions built by community, ready for use for free!

[multi store](guides/src/images/features/[email protected])


See Spree in action: demo.spreecommerce.org

Or fire up your own demo on Heroku:


Admin panel credentials for your own Heroku demo:


Option A - use Spree Starter with Docker

  1. Install Docker
  2. Download Spree Starter
  3. Unzip it
  4. Run bin/setup in spree_starter-main directory

Option B - add Spree to an existing Ruby on Rails application

  1. Please follow Add Spree to an existing Ruby on Rails application tutorial


Go to Spree Guides


Extensions provide additional features and integrations for your Spree store

Go to Extensions Directory


Spree is an open source project and we love contributions in any form - pull requests, issues, feature ideas!

Please review the Contributing Guide


Spree is released under the New BSD License.

About Spark Solutions

Spark Solutions

Spark Solutions is a software development agency specialized in Ruby on Rails, Spree Commerce and Javascript development. We’ve been leading Spree open-source efforts since 2016 as its core team. We also do client work. Our project teams consist of UX and UI designers, Software Engineers, Testers and Project Managers practicing agile project delivery. We’ll integrate our team with yours to jointly architect, deliver, maintain and scale the software products you need. You drive the project with requirements and acceptance testing and we help you deliver faster using industry-standard project management and comms best practices.

We are passionate about open source software. We are available for hire.

*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the Spree Commerce README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.