Difference between Magento and Woocommerce.

If you are thinking to start an E-commerce website then you should know the difference between Magento and Woocommerce, Both are based on the PHP framework but both have litter difference. Let’s Go through it.

Difference between Magento and Woocommerce

Key FeaturesMagentoWoocommerce
Ease to use.
Cost.
Additional features.
Payment options included.
Page load time.619ms414ms

1.) Ease to use.

WooCommerce is a piece of cake to understand and use. Where Magento needs some coding skill and it’s firstly built for a developer.

2.) Cost

Both are free versions but you need to pay for SSL, Domain, Web hosting, and themes and plugin if you want to install paid version. For Magento, we recommended using a VPS for the best performance.

3. Additional features

Magento offers any third party feature you can install and easy to customize with coding skills, Where woocommerce needs WordPress so you can install outsider plugins and themes and easily customize because in WordPress development skills not required.

4. Payment options included

A good E-commerce platform is one that has several good payment gateways, especially those that are most popular in the market.

For WooCommerce

  • PayPal
  • Alipay
  • Stripe
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Google Pay
  • Amazon Pay

For Magento

  • Stripe
  • Skrill
  • Google Checkout
  • 2Checkout
  • Braintree
  • WePay

5. Page load time

The most imponent thing is page load time, the rest of the things are similar is the main difference is page load time. We have tested both applications with the same RAM, and VPS, the page load time of a WooCommerce page is around 414 ms against a load time of 619 ms for a Magento site.

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