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E-commerce Opensource tools comparison

Updated 14 days ago

E-commerce became biggest market place to many of the business. E-commerce is one best channel for any business model say it is B2C, B2B and any industry. There are many software tools for carts like (Magento, osCommerce, Presta Shop, Opencart, Volusion) which fits into different categories propitiatory, free ware, opensource. This article is a comparison of top opensource tools (Magento, osCommerce, Presta Shop, Opencart) features. To help decided which one suites best for your business model and the industry your in.

MagentoOscommercePrestashopOpencart
Latest version1.7.0.2v2.3.31.5.3v1.5.5.1
Supported DatabaseMySQLMySQLMySQLMySQL
LicenceOpensource licence 3.0 (OSL)Opensource licence 3.0 (OSL)GNU GPL Licence GPLV3
PlatformPHP 5, Zend frameworkPHP 5PHP 5
Community
Download Urlhttp://www.magentocommerce.com/
download
http://www.oscommerce.com/
Products
http://www.prestashop.com/en/
developers-versions
http://www.opencart.com/
index.php?route=download/
download
Multi LanguageYesYesYes
Multi DomainYes
Multi StoreYesYesYes
Multi CurrencyYesYesYes
Product Variants & optionsSimple Products
Configurable Products
Bundle Products
Grouped Products
Virtual Products
Downloadable Product
Simple Product
Virtual Product
Packaged Product
Product reviewsYesYesYes
Product ZoomYes
Product imagesMultiple Images
Wish listYesYesYes
TestimonialsnoYes
Product comparisonYesYesYes
One step CheckoutNo, Can be archive with extension
TagsYesYesYes
Customer GroupsYesYesYes
Custom Price for each customer groupYes
Recently ViewedYesNoYes
Related productsYesYes
Cross salesYes
Up salesYes
Live ChatNoYesYes
Facebook Social StoreNoNoNoNo
Related productsYesYes
E bay IntegrationCan be achieved using Extension
Amazon IntegrationCan be achieved using Extension
Social Networking toolsCan be achived using Extensions
Best SellersYes
New ArrivalsYes
Built in Google adwords
Send a friendYes
RSS feed
Search engine optimizationYesYesYes
Redirect Dead Url'sYes
Custom Url'sYes
Google site MapYesYesNo, Can be achieved with Extensions
Meta Information for products and categoriesYesYesYes
Mobile VersionNo
User role assignmentYesYesYes
Bulk product importYesNo
Bulk customers importYesNo
Email alertsYesYesYes
Shipping MethodsDHL,
DHL(Deprecated),
Fedex
USPS
UPS
Free Shipping
Table rates
Flat rate
Flat Rate
Per Item
Table Rate
USPS
Zone Rates
Flat rate
Free shipping
Per item
Parcelforce 48
Pickup From Store
Royal Mail
UPS
United States Postal Service
Citylink
Weight Based Shipping
Payment MethodsPayPal,
Check/Money order
Zero Subtotal checkout
Bank Transfer payment
Cash on delivery payment
Purchse order
Authorised.net Direct post
Authorised.net
Authorize.net
ChronoPay
Inpay - instant online bank transfers
iPayment (Credit Card)
Moneybookers
Check/Money Order
NOCHEX
PayPal
PayPoint.net SECPay
2Checkout
PSiGate
RBS WorldPay Hosted
Sage Pay
Sofort berweisung Direkt
Cash on Delivery
Allied Wallet
Bank wire
Cash on delivery
Authorize.net
Cash-Ticket
DIBS
Hipay
Moneybooker
Ogone
Paypal
PaysafeCard
2Checkout
LiqPay
WorldPay
Authorize.Net
Moneybookers
Cheques / Money Orders
PayPal
PayPal Website Payment Pro
PayPal Website Payment Pro (UK)
PayPoint
eWay (UK, AU, NZ)
Klarna
SagePay
SagePay Direct
SagePay (US)
Authorize.Net (AIM)
Paymate
AlertPay
Bank Transfer
Perpetual Payments
Cheque / Money Order
Cash On Delivery
Collect in store
Third party CheckoutsPayPal
Google
PayPalGoogle checkout

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