With the increasing trend of the e-commerce sector, it is imperative for online store owners and e-commerce website managers to choose the best open-source platform for their business. There are plenty of options in the market when it comes to choosing an open-source e-commerce website platform but the important point to consider is the scalability, customization, and free tools to extend without a huge investment. Some of the best-known platforms for e-commerce websites currently trending in the market are nopCommerce and Magento. Both are equally powerful and scalable platforms, however, Magento comes in the paid and free versions, whereas nopCommerce is absolutely free. Based on the online satisfaction rating – 90% of the Magento-based website owners and 92% of the nopCommerce based website owners are satisfied. Additionally, there are several other comparison points which we have considered below for your reference.
Magento is a powerful e-commerce development platform that has been already adopted by several e-commerce giants in the market. Magento offers its community version which is free of cost and if you want to build an enterprise-level solution for your business then you need to opt for the paid version. Customization and multi-store capabilities of the Magento platform are attractive features that make e-commerce online store owners choose it. There are several plugins, tools, and mobile support options in Magento. However, the program is not built for beginners and it needs experience as well as skills to manage it. If you or your customers are ready to shell out time and money for the enterprise version then you can opt for Magento. Moreover, the customization of Magento takes a lot more time compared to nopCommerce.
NopCommerce is the new breed of e-commerce development platform which has been designed and developed considering the latest challenges and future factors in mind. As per the online statistics, nopCommerce has been downloaded more than 3.9 million times and 8.8 million people have witnessed the code of nopCommerce from all over the globe.
nopCommerce is an easy-to-use, deploy and manage solution. Unlike other open-source e-commerce development platforms like Magento which are written using PHP or Pearl, the nopCommerce has been written in ASP.NET 4.0. The backend of nopCommerce uses SQL database which is still considered as one of the most popular database management platforms.
In addition to customization and scalable flexibility, nopCommerce also offers mobile support, inventory management support, front-end & back-end support, catalog management, billing, shipping, mapping, discounts, coupons, deals & promotions, and much more. The list of features and benefits is unending for nopCommerce.
The three main differentiating points of nopCommerce are:
- Exchange rate system
- Multi-store and multi-vendor system
- Dropping shipping and assignments
Due to its technical backdrop and dependency on a dedicated & professional team to manage it, most of the companies choose the Magento platform over nopCommerce. If you are looking for an experienced and reliable Magento or Magento2 online store Development Company then get in touch with our team today. We would be happy to assist and resolve your queries.