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    Red face Ecommerce Platform: WordPress Or Magento ?



    Magento and WordPress have grown to be the much-described topic of discussion, with regards to e-commerce development. Both of them are content management systems and comes rich in exemplary features that assist internet based shopping sites to create the high-end and functional e-store. Frequently retailers get confused in selecting the ideal platform for developing their web store. Using this article, Ill provide insight on when you should pick WordPress or Magento specifically for your e-commerce platform.

    Plugins
    WordPress is well-known for offering a lot of plugins. It also offers lots of e-commerce 3rd party plugins.In particular, it presents plugin which helps to integrate your e-store into WordPress theme when you select to alter Magento to WordPress. But, sadly the third party plugins are less secure and reliable which isnt a very important thing, especially if you are selling products. Magento doesnt need plugins for embedding e-commerce platform features and functions within the site, as it was created mainly for offering e-commerce solutions. The fact is, it holds the capacity to add better functionality in relation to WordPress plugins. Moreover, it is safer than WordPress e-commerce plugins. It definitely built-in with options {that enables|that permits} you to add dissever payment gateways, custom shipping methods, gift cards and a whole lot more. But, in an effort to get those features embedded into your WordPress e-shop youll have to employ plugins which can impact your online shop security and can be time-consuming.

    Architecture
    Given the fact, Magento is larger and is broken into a lot deeper parts in compared to WordPress, one might feel difficult to operate with Magento platform. However, engaging with WordPress is pretty easier than Magento and has an easier learning curve. But, building a web store with a lot of products in WordPress could be a headache, and thus, its better to choose the other alternative available.

    Multiple Stores
    You can run multiple stores using a single dashboard in Magento. This is definitely the most powerful feature as to why Magento is preferred over Woo commerce by online business whove clear plans to expand their internet stores in future|soon. Since Magento possesses a native capability to run many stores simultaneously through one sophisticated back-end, no one can question the inherent flexibility of this platform. In comparison to WordPress, Magento has a much steeper learning curve that actually takes a longer time to understand the whole architecture and manage products and costs before launching the internet store. Time is the investment you have to pay due to the complexity of this ecommerce platform.

    Attributes
    The advanced Magento eCommerce platform gives you the capacity to organize and filter products through attributes and stores. So, if youre running a store that has a large number of products with hundreds of variations, this platform will easily be capable of handling everything with ease while giving your customers the most flexible way of shopping. If we talk about hosting requirements, the architectural complexity of the Magento ecommerce platform requires much more space in comparison to WordPress and much more server power also.

    Magento, being solely an eCommerce platform is not a content publishing framework. So, if you want to associate a WordPress blog with your Magento website and manage the page content efficiently, you have to install some plugins and carve out a clear strategy for your business. However, with WordPress you have the ability to leverage the platform to create a content-rich website with minimum efforts. Simply because WordPress is an easy-to-use CMS that offers an inherent ability to create and publish blogs. In comparison to WordPress, Magento extensions are frequently quite costly. Often, the costs as high as hundreds of dollars are spent on customizing this website.

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    nice post! Both WordPress and Magento are good. But for eCommerce website, then Magento is better than WordPress.

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    Magento is more secure than wordpress for a E-commerce website.

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    On the surface, the two platforms may seem similar. They both are highly customizable, are very SEO friendly, can be extensively themed, and feature a strong online support community. In addition, of course, they are both essentially content management systems, enabling you to add, modify, and manage your content in a simple yet effective manner. However, the differences become apparent when you examine their core purpose.

    While both the platforms are content management systems, it is clear that Magento was developed specially for eCommerce. The overall functionality of the Magento is tailored towards a business structure and selling online. If your main purpose is to sell products, for that Magento is highly recommended. But, if you just want to post content or blog and don't want to sale more products than wordpress may be an acceptable choice. Main demerit of Wordpress is that this plugin has limited functions. Whereas by navigating through the Magento Admin Panel, you’ll notice that an overwhelming majority of it is devoted to eCommerce capabilities like shipping options, payment integration, inventory, price management, gift cards, or order fulfilment. Magento is also more secure than using WordPress third party plugins.

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    Magento is a perfect solution for e-commerce website, it has incorporated many advanced features

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    WordPress use for blog, business website, photography and small store.

    Magento should use for large ecommerce site.

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    Wordpress can be a good choice in where it can be used best for long term campaign.

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    There are plenty of eCommerce platforms available in market open-cut, Prestashop, Magento, zencart, spree commerce, Drupal, OS commerce, simple cart, woo commerce and lots of more. According to Survey 16% online store has made by Magento. If we compare Magento with Wordpress both have their own specialty and features. If we talk about WordPress it is used by 64.89% in the world as a popular CMS.
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    word press known for its easy-to-use function, but if you want to sell thousands of products with eCommerce options for users like price, color, payment, add to cart, comparison, sorting etc. Too many big brands trust on Magento for its eCommerce friendliness.
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    If we talk about development, Magento is complicated platform then Wordpress. You can easily handle a simple website without knowing a single line of code of wordpress but for magento development either you have to dig into it deeply or hire a Magento expert. Wordpress run with php scripts in other hand magento work with object oriented concepts.
    First find out the purpose of your website mean clear you goals and objectives, then it will become easier to choose a CMS for your next website.

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    WordPress and Magento, both are good content management systems. To recommend you which one is better than another would depend on the size of the online store. If, owner needs to maintain huge inventory of products and selling in the way maintaining large business structure then Magento should be the preference.

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    Magento provides the eCommerce suppliers versatile stores over different elements to their eCommerce website. In additional, magento shopping carts are the first selection, of the e-commerce suppliers over the country.

    Magento shopping carts have a highly effective control panel with perfect features. Magento development helps in order to handle item exploring, payments, handle your collection, delivery, order management and other internet marketing features.

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    Nice post, but I want to add few things here. Wordpress is Content Management System (CMS) so it is not the right choice to use as the eCommerce platform. If you are willing for online shopping website then Magento is best to choose, because it provides you a huge collection of free and paid extensions. On the other hand, you can use Wordpress as eCommerce platform by integrating WooCommerce plugins. These plugins will help you to manage products, shipping, shopping cart and other important aspects which are necessary for an eCommerce platform.

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