WooCommerce vs Magento

Techno Kryon

WooCommerce vs Magento?

WooCommerce is a powerful plugin used in WordPress platform. It offers all the features you need from an e-commerce platform, while retaining the ease-of-use of its parent platform.

Key features:

  • Supports an unlimited number of products.
  • Comes with a strong extension system, based on the WordPress plugin format.
  • Enables any payment processors by using extensions.
  • Offers many of premium and free themes.


  • Setting up a store is free, except your web hosting expenses.
  • It’s easy to develop if you have experience with WordPress.
  • Integrates with Google Analytics using an extension.
  • Includes SSL support, but you need to obtain your own certificate for your domain. 


  • If you don’t use WordPress, you need to learn new two platforms.
  • Paid themes and extension costs can add up quickly.

Magento is an e-commerce platform used to web development professionals, and medium to large online stores. It offers most robust feature sets in the field, which makes it ideal for stores with high aspirations.

Key Features:

  • Supports an unlimited number of products, with any respecting self-hosted platform.
  • Display with its own theming and layout system.
  • Can include efficient APIs that can connect with any third-party solution.
  • Easy admin interfaces and product creation tools.


  • It’s built for scalability. Magento should have no problem in handling large stores, as long as your host can manage them.
  • Shoppers can check out. Plus, guest checkout is turned on by default.
  • Integrates any payment methods.


  • Magento feels more difficult towards developers than regular users, what with its steep learning curve.
  • Magento Enterprise Edition can be quite costly, but that’s to be expected due to their target market.

WooCommerce vs Magento: A look at their features


·         Completely free platform.
·         Supports nearly all WordPress themes, and offers a countless of customization options.
·         Used with an extension system and hundreds of options.
·         Includes basic security features to protect your store.
·               The platform is remarkably easy-to-use.


·         Offers a free version, as well as several premium services.
·         Offers a theme-based system and an acceptable variety of options.
·         Supports extensions and offers a wide variety to use them.
·         Offers advanced security features, as well as resources to close any vulnerabilities that arise.
·             User that has (at least) a basic level of web development knowledge will recommend.

Payment Options
Magento can integrate with PayPal, Authorize.net, cash on delivery, bank transfer, and purchase order payment methods by default. It also has extensions available for many popular payment gateways including Stripe, 2Checkout, Braintree, WePay, Google Checkout, Skrill, and more.
Magento’s APIs allows developers to easily integrate with payment gateways. If the payment gateway you are looking for is not yet available, then you can hire some developer to create a custom extension for that.

WooCommerce will integrate with PayPal and Stripe payments by default and also supports all major payment gateways through extensions and addons.


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