Websites such as Groupon are quite popular nowadays as they provide a diverse range of deals and discounts. As such, there is good demand for Groupon clone scripts and themes.
Such Groupon clone scripts can help you create your very own custom Groupon clone site with deals and discounts of products of your own choosing. You can also allow users to submit their own deals, integrate with social networks, and add payment gateways to sell deals and products easily.
10 Great Groupon Clone Scripts
So where can you find some of the best Groupon clone scripts? Right here.
This article provides 10 great Groupon clone scripts to help you build your own Groupon site.
1. Couponic – $200+
Couponic is a simple and highly customizable Groupon clone script. It can be fully customized and tweaked to suit your needs. Couponic also comes with its own set of mobile apps including iOS and Android applications (different apps for users and merchants).
In terms of pricing, Couponic is available in three flavours: Couponic Pro that costs $320, Couponic Business that costs $440, and Couponic Enterprise that costs $560. The base Couponic script is $200 though the price increases as you add more modules.
Be sure to check the differences between each plan before selecting one to ensure it includes the modules you need.
2. GroupDeal – $497
GroupDeal is a Groupon clone script that can be used to create any type of deals website. It comes with features such as social sharing, Lightbox effects, the ability to customize your site by means of templates, and so on. GroupDeal further lets you monetize your website by incorporating ad banners and advertisements widgets on the frontend.
GroupDeal costs $497 and includes twelve months of updates and three months of support.
3. DealPHP – $350
Previously known as Wroupon, DealPHP is a feature-packed solution that comes with support for mobile devices, different admin panels for merchants and users, integration with services such as MailChimp, and a lot more.
The script retails at $350. This gives you premium support along with access to the software source code.
4. Group Script – $299+
Group Script is another Groupon clone script with all the features that you can ask for. It is localization ready and can be customized easily.
It allows you to accept payment via PayPal and Authorize.net and a newsletter and coupon system is built directly into the script. A host of stats are available too.
Group Script costs $299 for one license. If you wish to remove the branding you will have to pay an additional $40
and further $100 if you require a mobile-friendly version of the script.
5. Group Buying Site – $99+
Powered by the WordPress plugin Smart eCart, Group Buying Site is a turnkey solution that offers everything that you might need for running a Groupon clone site. You get features such as search engine optimization, better control in terms of customization (including custom CSS), social media integration, and detailed statistics. Group Buying Site has good support for payment gateways and has notification email management.
Group Buying Site retails at $99 for the plugin for one website. If you want the theme too it costs $165 and this rises to $199 if you want to use the plugin and theme on up to five websites. The developer license costs $299 and lets you use the plugin and theme on an unlimited number of websites.
6. Gripsell Advance Groupon Clone – $249
Gripsell Advance Groupon Clone is a flexible Groupon clone script. It supports over 40 languages, and allows your visitors to pick the language of their choice. It can also offer geolocated deals on the basis of user's selected city of choice.
It comes with various modules and addons that allow you to integrate it with external services, such as Google Maps and WordPress.
GripSell Daily Deals costs $249 for a Lifetime License for 15 days of technical support and $349 if you need 45 days.
7. Daily Deal – $29
Daily Deal is a WordPress theme that can help you create a Groupon type daily deals website. It is based on the Foundation framework. Daily Deal relies on custom post types to manage deals and affiliate links, and even allows visitors to submit their own deals. It supports multiple payment gateways and features a custom homepage, widgets, subscription boxes, social media tools, etc.
Priced at just $29 for a single site license and $79 for a 5-domain license, Daily Deal is quite possibly the cheapest option for creating a Groupon style daily deals website.
8. DealPress – $69.99+
DealPress is another WordPress theme that can serve as a Groupon clone script. It offers all the bells and whistles as well including integration with multiple payment networks, social media management, email notifications, and more. The theme uses custom post types to handle deals on the site.
Unfortunately, at the time of writing the theme has not been updated since 7 February 2012 and the demo page is dead. I would be reluctant to recommend this script wholeheartedly until the script has been updated.
A single license for DealPress retails from $69.99.
9. WP Groupbuy – $99+
WP Groupbuy is a responsive translation-ready WordPress theme for deal websites. It offers integration with multiple payment networks and in-depth and detailed statistics and reports. There are lots of great features such as guest and gift purchases, tax support, email subscription integration, locations and categories, and more.
It retails at $99 for a single domain license and six months of support. A cheaper license is available for $79 but that is not responsive.
Upgrading to the gold license at $149 allows usage on up to five domains and unlocks many features not available in the cheaper licenses. It also increases support to a year. Their platinum license at $199 offers the same features as the gold license however it gives support for WP Groupbuy on an unlimited number of domains.
10. KUPON – $59
KUPON is a premium WordPress theme for daily deals websites. It is compatible with WooCommerce and Visual Composer. It comes with custom forms, frontend deals, multisite support, and eCommerce features for selling both physical and digital goods.
This WordPress theme is under steady development with the latest update was released just a few days ago. So far it has around 1,000 sales on ThemeForest.
A regular license for KUPON costs $59.
I hope you have enjoyed this look at ten of the best custom Groupon clone scripts.
Which one do you intend to use for your website? Share your views in the comment area below.