Ecommerce shopping cart software solutions Comparison

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2020-05-29 11:54:10

Compare all the features of main ecommerce shopping cart software with this collaborative comparison table

Currently you can compare 3dcart vs Ashop Commerce vs Avactis vs Big Commerce vs CS-cart vs Dupral Commerce vs Instant Store vs Magento vs OpenCart vs Pinnacle Cart vs Prestashop vs Tomato Cart vs Volusion

Usually, you can test the solution with a free trial plan, before choosing and deciding which one is the best for you.

Feel free to participate, add other ecommerce solution or comparison criteria (features...)

3dcartMagentoOpencartPrestashopTomato CartBizWebs.comYoKartAmeriCommerceBigCommerceCS-CartVolusionInstanteStoreShopifyEcwid
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Latest version9.
Release date2012-07-052013-01-222013-04-022012-10-142015-05-022011-09-28
Supported databasesWeb Hosted solutionMySQLMySQLMySQLMySQLMySQLMYSQLMySQL
Open sourceNoYesYesYesYes- Partially Encrypted- Commercial software with open source codeNoNo
LicenseNo license: Hosted ecommerce solutionOpen-Source Licence 3.0 (OSL)GNU General Public License version 3 (GPLv3)Open-Source Licence 3.0 (OSL)GNU General Public License version 3 (GPLv3)Commercial licenseNo license required as solution is web-hostedSaaS
PlatformWeb Hosted solutionPHP, Zend frameworkPHP (at least 5.2)PHP5PHP 5.0 - MVCPHP, Lamp StackPHP 5.1 & MySQL 4.1Web-Hosted Solution
Community members233500003197346001000044000
Free trial periodYes 15 day trialYes free to downloadYes free to downloadYes free to downloadYes free to downloadYes free plan + 30 day trial- Free DemoYes 14 daysYes 1 monthYes 30 daysYes 14 days
PricingStarting at $9.99/monthFree to download (but you need to install and host the solution yourself)Free to download (but you need to install and host the solution yourself)Free to download (but you need to install and host the solution yourself) and also you need to buy a lot of tier-applications, componentsFree to download (but you need to install and host the solution yourself)$999 (one time payment)
  • $24.95/mo (100 products)
  • $39/mo (500 products)
  • $99/mo (5000 products)
  • $149/mo (10000 products)
  • $299/mo (unlimited products)
  • Free trial for a month
  • Professional is $295 for life
  • Advanced Multi-vendor is $985
  • Free Community edition
30 days free trial. Lowest package is $14.97 per month inclusive of hosting.transaction fees and
  • starter: 14$/month
  • basic: 29$/month
  • pro: 79$/month
  • unlimited: 149$/month
FrontOffice Features
Multi-stores-YesYesYesNoNoYesYes- This feature is coming soonYes
Multiple Tax RatesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Product FeaturesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Product Variants & OptionsYesYesYesYesYes Product Variants lets you create options on your products like size or color and modify the price, shipping weight, and item number based on the selections made by the customer.
Product ReviewsYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Product Image ZoomYesYesYesYesYes
Number of product photosunlimitedunlimitedunlimitedUnlimited
Related ProductsYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Free shippingYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Sales ReportsYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Printable InvoicesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Backup & RestoreYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Web-Hosted Solution
Wish ListYesYesYes since v1.5.0YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
TestimonialsYesNo- optional modulesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Track orderYesNoNoNoYesNoYesYes
Recently ViewedYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYes
PointsYes Reward pointsNoYes since v1.5.0YesYes Credits in StoreYesYesYes
Product ComparisonYesYesYes since v1.5.0YesYesYesYesYes
AffiliateYes- pluginYes since v1.5.0NoNoYesYesYesYes
MembershipsYesNoNoYesYes- Optional ModuleYesYes
One-page CheckoutYesNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Order BarcodeYes OptionalNoNoNoNoNoYes
Merchandise return (RMAs)YesNoYes since v1.5.0YesYesYes
TagsNoYes- optional moduleYesYesYesYesYes
Downloadable ProductsYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Promotional Tools
Live Chat SoftwareYesNo- optional modulesYes- Coming In Soon in 1.2 versionYes easy to implement your own modulYes- Currently in betaYes Free for download and integrated with every store
Facebook Social StoreYesYesYes no additional feeYes
Ebay IntegrationYes
Post on twitterYesYesYes
Post on facebookYesYesYes
Gift CertificateYesNoYes since v1.5.0YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Discount Coupon SystemYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Cross Sell ProductsYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Built in Google AdwordsYesYes
Send to friendYesYesNoYesYesYesYes
Best SellersYesYesYesYesYesYes
News & EventsNoNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYes
Daily dealsYesYes
RSS FeedYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYes
SEO Tools
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes SEO Wizard
Redirect Dead URLs with 301YesYesYesYesYes
Custom URLsYesYesYesYes
Google Site MapYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Automatic XML for Google, Yahoo and Bing
Meta-information for products and categories and homepageYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Mobile VersionYesYesYesYes no additional costYes
BackOffice Features
Templates systemHTML5 Responsive ThemesZend frameworkPHPSmartyFriendly. Just Upload New Theme and Change the template in fews clicksChange the template with number of colorsAmeriCommerce offers highly customizable design, allowing you to define your own templates and take advantage of the point-and-click, WYSIWYG abilities of the storefront design Theme Manager.SmartyDrag and drop new template system along with fresh new template designs
Access RestrictionsYesNoYesYesYesYesYes
Bulk Product AddYesNoNo Optional free module- Can be done with the Store Manager applicationYesYesYesYes
Bulk Category AddYesNoYes Optional free module- Can be done with the Store Manager ApplicationYesYesYesYes
Bulk Approve OrdersYesYes
StatisticsYesNoNoYesYes Piwik And Google AnalyticsYesYesYesYesYes Google Analytics
Shipping MethodsReal-time USPS, FedEx, UPS, Canada Post, Royal Mail, AU Post, Freight carriers, flat rate shipping, local deliveryCitylink, Flat rate, Free shipping, Per item, Parcelforce 48, Pickup From Store, Royal Mail, UPS, United States Postal Service, Weight Based ShippingUPS, FedEx, USPS, Canada PostFlat Rate, Table Rate, Citylink, Flat rate, Free shipping, Per item, Pickup From Store, UPS, United States Postal Service, Weight Based Shipping, Correios Brazil, etcOptional ModuleFedEx, UPS, USPS, and DHL.UPS, FedEx, USPS, Canada Post, Australia Post, DHL and custom shipping methods
Shopping XML feedsYesYesYes Submit daily updates for your catalog to over 40 of the web's most popular shopping feeds such as Froogle, Google Base, Yahoo Shopping, ShopZilla, BizRate and many others.
Payment gateways
Bank TransferYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Cash On DeliveryYes- via pluginsYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Other Payment Gateways160 integrated payment gateways2Checkout, LiqPay, WorldPay, Authorize.Net, Moneybookers, PayPoint, eWay (UK, AU, NZ), SagePay, Authorize.Net (AIM), Paymate, AlertPay, Perpetual Payments, Collect in storeAuthorize.Net, MoneybookersAmazon IPN,, PagaSeguro, Pagamento Digital (Brazilians Payment Gateway) and moreBitcoin payment gatewayPayUmoney, Paytm, Amazon Payments, khipu, 2cc checkout. Omise, Razorpay, stripe, citrus, cc avenue,, Paypal Payout, etcGoogle Checkout, Authorize.Net, 3 Delta Systems, ACH Payments, Bank of America, Cyber Source, ECHOnline, eProcessing, FirstData / CardService International, Innovative Gateway, iTransact RediCharge HTML, LinkPoint, Merchant Partners, Merchant e-Solutions, Network Merchants, Paymentech Orbital (Salem / Tampa), PayPal PayFlow Pro, PayPay Website Payments Pro, Plug 'n Pay, PSIGate XML Interface, RTWare, SkipJack, USA ePay, YourPayGoogle Checkout, 2Checkout, Authorize.Net, SagePay, eWay, LinkPoint, MoneyBookers, HSBC and over 70 more. The complete list is here 50 payment gateways that are used worldwide are integrated with our shopping cart with popular ones like Google Checkout, 2CheckOut, and many more.
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  • Compare 3dcart vs Ashop Commerce vs Avactis vs Big Commerce vs CS-cart vs Dupral Commerce vs Instant Store vs Magento vs OpenCart vs Pinnacle Cart vs Prestashop vs Tomato Cart vs Volusion
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  • voted for YoKart (Like)
    Posted 2016-09-06 14:29:38 by ankush
  • voted for this Comparison (Like)
    Posted 2016-09-06 14:28:58 by ankush
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    Posted 2016-05-10 09:22:59 by BizWebs - create your online store for free
  • commented on Opencart
    Bonjour, Nous voulions signifier que vous pouvez trouver la version Française sur le portail Officiel Français Cordialement Opencart France
    Français Posted 2014-10-05 21:51:50 by LeorLindel
  • Posted 2014-07-25 11:11:03 by maddi
  • Posted 2014-06-16 16:53:22 by Lexa
  • Posted 2014-06-16 16:52:56 by Lexa
  • voted for Prestashop (Like)
    Easy to use
    Français Posted 2013-11-08 11:40:13 by Marie Hoellinger
  • Posted 2013-06-25 01:29:18 by Sanja Đurđević
  • Posted 2013-06-25 01:29:12 by Sanja Đurđević
  • Hello @faboulaws, that is true that Dupral Commerce data are quite empty for the moment, if you know this software, please do not hesitate to update this collaborative comparison table (crowdsourced like wikipedia). When there is not the feature available by default, but possible with a plugin, you can use the orange checkbox like done for other solutions of this comparison.. Thanks.
    Posted 2013-01-26 23:40:00 by Vanina
  • The information for Drupal Commerce is incomplete. Drupal Commerce does not come by default with all features compared to the other commerce packages.However, it has a lot of additional module to improve it functionality.Also since it is base on Drupal there are a lot of other tool that it has available that the other commerce packages might not have.For example Drupal already offer FAQ,Blogs,Forums different ways to display products,the option to have only one page for specific product category without a sweat .Drupal offers full control on menu on the site from admin interface without the need of a developer.There a lot more to Drupal that I have to say....
    Posted 2013-01-26 09:16:07 by faboulaws
  • voted for this Comparison (Like)
    Posted 2012-10-22 09:41:33 by Alexis
  • voted for Magento (Like)
    25% of e-commerce sites
    Posted 2012-07-27 14:23:43 by Ricardo Martins
  • voted for 3dcart (Like)
    Great cart - easy to use, and 24/7 phone support!
    Posted 2011-12-02 01:34:08 by snazyshoes
  • voted for this Comparison (Like)
    Posted 2011-11-01 07:18:31 by musicahead
  • voted for CS-Cart (Like)
    Great cart system!
    Posted 2011-10-18 10:06:03 by TOS
  • voted for this Comparison (Like)
    Posted 2011-10-17 15:23:37 by Killboy Powerhead
  • Stay away from Magento! Its a nightmare! Its full of bugs and you must update it every week when a new patch comes out. Also when you update (witch isn't an easy task) some features may break. Performance is very poor (unless you have few dedicated servers just for your site). I think CS cart is the best solution. There is a free version that works very good for small and mid businesses. If you need more you can get the pro version (295$) and offers tons of more features from the other "stock" shopping carts. PrestaShop and OpenCart may look "free" but their plugins are very expensive. So better pay for a CScart license and get all of the features at once.
    Posted 2011-10-17 15:21:15 by Killboy Powerhead
  • voted for CS-Cart (Like)
    As a web developer who works for a company that deploys low cost solutions for small and medium sized businesses, CS Cart has been my go to ecommerce platform. Great features and easy to modify from a developer perspective. Great support as well. Keep up the good work CS Cart
    Posted 2011-10-17 13:59:13 by Chris P
  • voted for CS-Cart (Like)
    Great solution for small- and mid-sized businesses
    Posted 2011-10-17 10:50:44 by CS-Cart
  • voted for Prestashop (Like)
    Posted 2011-10-12 08:55:41 by doi3y
  • voted for this Comparison (Like)
    Posted 2011-10-11 23:52:20 by Seralive
  • voted for Prestashop (Like)
    Posted 2011-10-11 21:42:48 by mkranzler
  • voted for Tomato Cart (Like)
    Simple and Complete! Fast and Light! The evolution of OsCommerce. The best! Test and comprove!
    Posted 2011-10-11 17:34:21 by valmy
  • voted for Prestashop (Like)
    Posted 2011-08-22 18:58:46 by Knorc
  • voted for Opencart (Like)
    Excellent and forward thinking eCommerce Cart - much more modern structured object coding than osCOmmerce and the like
    Posted 2011-07-06 20:11:19 by Keith Bernard

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