Magento vs. WooCommerce

When it comes to choosing the right e-commerce platform for your business there are a number of things to think about, not least of all is deciding whether to go down the open-source route or to pay the up-front fee and tie yourself in with any number of closed-source or ‘proprietary software’ e-commerce solutions.

Here at Creare we are big believers in using powerful Open-Source software for the development of our clients’ websites. There are 3 simple reasons for this:

  1. Cost Effective Development – As the software itself is free to download, there are no additional up-front purchase costs to transfer to our customers.
  2. Market Leading Software – Every open-source platform we choose to use at Creare is a market-leader and is constantly improving year on year – meaning no more stagnant out-of-date software.
  3. We Build It, You Own It – As we’re using open-source software, once we’ve built your website for you – it’s yours to keep.

Two of the biggest Open-Source E-commerce platforms out there are WooCommerce and Magento. There are a number of differences between these two platforms and it’s important that when making the decision to invest into an e-commerce website you are choosing the right platform for your business.

Luckily our team of experts here at Creare have created a handy tool to help make your decision a little bit easier:

Magento or WooCommerce?

Magento vs WooCommerce

Work your way through our simple questions below to figure out whether you should be using Magento or WooCommerce

Your Results

Based on your answers we would recommend:

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    Thanks goes out to Kieran, Luke, Adam and Shane for all their hard work putting this comparison tool together.

    • Pratik

      May god give you all a long and happy life!

    • Luke

      Guys, thank you so much for this comparison was really struggling with this decision as I have used woo commerce before but this new site will potentially be huge and I need to account for growth. So thank you for this tool.

    • Roma

      This was so easy! Thank you!!

    • allan

      magic! thanks guys

    • Treehouse Man

      Thanks for this! Do you find that woocommerce becomes slower than magento after many orders and products have built up in the database?

    • Oh My God! Magento – 49% – WooCommerce – 51%, WooCommerce Win… 😀

    • John Martin

      My Result: Magento: 55% and WooCommerce: 45% still I prefer Magento as large number of premium themes available. My favorite places to buy themes for Magento are Magento Connect
      and ThemeHeros.

    • Great points you mention.While selecting the platform the above points must be considered before.

    • Dargno

      Too bad there is no reasoning in where the percentages come from 🙁

    • xavierojeda

      Very useful. Thanks for this!

    • Nail Polish World

      Great i like this