Start your own social shopping site

Social buying (or “group buying”) has really taken off in the last two years in South Africa, and for good reason: there is near-instant delivery (via printable vouchers/tickets), it is geographically relevant (discounts “in your area”) and vast discounts are possible because of bulk-purchases… and everyone likes a discount ;)

We’re happy to announce that the developers at CMExtension wrote a Joomla group shopping module called CMGroupBuying. With PayFast integration, your customers can now pay you in South African rand.

Some of the very useful features include:

  • Listing of deals (all, active, upcoming, expired etc.)
  • Merchant area for checking and updating coupons
  • Social sharing options
  • Powerful search features
  • Geotargeting
  • PayFast integration (naturally)

To get going on your very own group shopping site, you’ll need to register and verify your PayFast account – you can do so here. After that, you can head over to CMExtension and get the subscription that will suit your needs and they will help you with integration.

NB: This plugin is provided and supported by CMExtension. For all technical and integration questions, please get in touch with them via their forum or their contact page.

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