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Open Cart Vs Magento

When any client ask which e-commerce platforms is right for requirement.

Lots of e-commerce platforms are available like opencart, magneto, zencart, Woo Commerce etc. but which you should select it depends on your requirement. So world has large range of solution. We will give brief comparison of magento and opencart which will help to evaluate as per your requirement.

Both has some common features like:

1) Both are open source and has large developer community
2) Both are developed in PHP.
3) Both are provide templates, lots of popular extension so non-technical person can manage easily
4) Both are popular platforms supporting multi language and currencies

Advantages of Opencart

  • It’s free to download, easy to use, host and set up.
  • Best develop community is available and information & tutorials are easily available.
  • It’s not require any expert to manage site because it’s a quite simple.
  • It provides easy and convenient control panel so user can manage easily and properly.
  • It supports lots of payment gateways like paypal, sagepay, worldpay etc.

Advantages and features for magento

  • Too much control over look and feel, CMS, customer interface.
  • Good control on seo setting with user friendly URL, content wise
  • It’s provide a best features for customer like order history, product reviews, recently viewed products, product comparison etc
  • Lots of developers are available for help in online community.
  • From admin section, you can get report like search report, sales report, inventory report, out of stock and stock availability.
  • We can manage multiple store from one admin section.
  • It’s allow to wordpress integration and blog integration which will help in content marketing.

But Opencart has some limitation also mainly for seo purpose it’s not best e-commerce and it’s not allow custom URl structure. Provided templates are not more customizable in compared to magento.

For highest level business, Magento is best because of some key features like seo compatibility, unlimited layout structure, lots of customization in shopping etc.

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Harshal Shah is CEO & Founder of Xhtmljunkies, Located in Gujarat, India, XHTML Junkies is one of the best companies that offer unique eCommerce solutions by the virtue of its dedicated professionals. Our professionals are extremely proficient in offering development services pertaining to eCommerce. You can find Harshal on and Twitter.