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Shopify vs. WooCommerce

Detailed comparison of Shopify and WooCommerce e-commerce platforms. Including pros and cons of both in a comprehensive table.

The amount of people starting their own online business is growing every year. In 2020, this was even accelerated due to pandemic situation. And many of them turn to Shopify platform thanks to its simplicity and scalability.

In April 2021, there were over 1.7 million merchants around the World using the Shopify platform to empower their business. The GMV (Gross Merchandise Volume – total sales from all Shopify stores) in 2021 achieved almost $120B!

According to the latest statistics

73 % of online shoppers are using mobile devices to purchase

That means your online store must be fully ready to deliver the best possible experience on mobiles and tablets. And that's another big advantage of Shopify. Not just the storefront but also the admin are designed in a mobile-first approach.

On top of that, Shopify offers a
free mobile app available for both iOS and Android, using which you can easily manage your orders, products, view reports, and so on. Basically all your day-to-day operations related to running an online business.

Comparison table

basic overview

Starting price (per month)

$29

Free*

Top-tier price (per month)

$299

$45

Unlimited products

Embedded payment gateway

Subscription sales

Paid app

24/7 Free Support

Number of apps

6 000+

58 000+

Number of free apps

3 000+

58 000+

design

Drag & drop editing

Theme customizations

Theme backups

Paid app

Global CDN storage

Paid app

Number of store themes

73

1 300+

global reach & expansion

Multi-language

Free app

Multi-currency

Paid app

Multi-inventory

Free app

Automatic translations

Free app

Local payments

Analytics & reporting

Live dashboard

Paid app

Marketing reports

Paid app

Finances reports

Inventory reports

Paid app

Product analytics

Paid app

Visitor behavior reports

Paid app

Google Analytics integration

Free app

Payments

Credit & debit cards

Google Pay

Free app

Apple Pay

Free app

Amazon Pay

Free app

PayPal

Crypto (Bitcoin, Ethereum)

Free app

Klarna

Free app

iDEAL

Free app

Wire transfer

Cash on delivery

Summary

Design

100%

70%

Global reach & expansion

100%

55%

Analytics & reporting

100%

61%

Payments

100%

80%

*WooCommerce subscription is free, but it doesn't include hosting, domain, and SSL costs.

Frequently Asked Questions

What makes Shopify unique compared to other e-commerce platforms?
How much does it cost to run Shopify store per month?
What countries and languages is Shopify available in?
What currencies and payment methods are available on Shopify?
Do I need any technical knowledge to manage a Shopify store?
Is Shopify suitable for larger stores with thousands of products?
How can I migrate to Shopify from other e-commerce platform?
Can I use my existing store domain and connect it to Shopify?

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All our stores are beautifully designed (#eyecandy). More importantly, though, they’re optimized to sell. Customer love, guaranteed. Just don't tell the competition.

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