What is the best website platform among Magento, Opencart, Shopify, WordPress for E-Commerce sites

E-commerce is the process by which businesses and consumers buy and sell goods and services through an electronic medium.

Following are several types of e-commerce.

  1. Business to consumer
  2. Business to business
  3. Consumer to business
  4. Consumer to consumer

Shopify, Magento, WordPress(Woocommerce) and opencart are 4 most common platform used for eCommerce.




WooCommerce is an open source WordPress plugin. It helps you setup your online stores easily if you have a WordPress site. WooCommerce can help you give maximum scalability and control over your website.


Magento is an open-source platform system for e-commerce websites. It is a widely used listing and cart tool among e-commerce sites. It is built on PHP and Linux platforms and supports cross-platform deployment and has both – a community and an enterprise edition.


Shopify is a SaaS-based pay-as-you-go e-commerce website solution that allows you to setup online store within hours. Shopify is currently the leading online platform for e-commerce sites globally.


Opencart is another open-source system for e-commerce web sites. The Community Opencart edition is quite popular in Europe and Australia..



Magento is the best option for users who have huge store with very large number of products.

Shopify is the best option for users who are looking for an easy and fast to setup hosted store.

OpenCart has an excellent UI. It is highly customizable and gives you complete control.

WordPress continues to be everyone’s favorite  when used with WooCommerce plugin. WordPress is a highly competent CMS option for creating E-commerce websites.