Many customers who look for web design, ask us which platform is best for an ecommerce. We compare the 4 most used platforms. There are more possibilities like Prestashop, Opencart, etc. But they are old platforms and it is not worth working with them.
These are the best technology to create an ecommerce. Here you can see the characteristics of each one.
|Service based on subscription.||Autonomous software (needs to be installed on a web server).||Autonomous software + subscription-based service.||Service based on subscription.|
|A subdomain and the hosting space for your ecommerce store included + you can connect your own domain name.||It is part of your existing WordPress website, and is deeply integrated with it.||A subdomain and the hosting space for your ecommerce store included + you can connect your own domain name.||A subdomain and the hosting space for your ecommerce store included + you can connect your own domain name.|
|Product management functions.||Product management functions.||Product management functions.||Product management functions.|
|Order management functions.||Order management functions.||Order management functions (+ shipping costs).||Order management functions.|
|Multiple payment gateways.||Multiple payment gateways.||Multiple payment gateways.||Multiple payment gateways.|
|Basic management of the client.||Customer management only through third-party add-ons.||Management of clients through groups of clients and others.||Basic management of the client.|
|More than 100 professional themes.||Thousands of themes available on the web (free and paid).||Some themes available on the web.||Around 80 professional subjects.|
|Mobile-friendly + you can edit HTML and CSS directly.||Compatible with mobile phones as long as it is available by theme.||Structure optimized for mobile.||Mobile-friendly.|
|Unlimited bandwidth.||The bandwidth depends on the host.||The bandwidth depends on the host.||Unlimited bandwidth.|
|Good reports on sales and activity of the store.||Good reports on sales and activity of the store.||Advanced and detailed reports on the sales and activity of the store.||Great analysis module, with reports, purchase funnels, statistics of abandoned cars and much more.|
|Discounts, gift cards and coupons.||Discounts and coupons.||Discounts and coupons.||Discounts and coupons.|
|Different sales channels, including point of sale, Facebook module, simple purchase button, and others.||More than 5,000 extensions available.||It allows you to sell in person with Square, and also sell in markets and social platforms.|
|Built-in multilingual support. Newsletter API available.|