What is the difference between ecommerce solution Shopify and ecommerce solution WordPress? Read this article and find out!
When building a new ecommerce store, a lot of questions pop up in your mind - What platform should I use, will I have to pay for registration, are there any additional fees, can I dropship, what are the advantages and disadvantages of using ecommerce solution Shopify, what is the difference between Shopify and WordPress?
You are not the only person who is asking these questions. There are a lot of people like you out there who are looking for the same answers.
In this article, we are going to focus on ecommerce solution Shopify vs. WordPress and explain to you what is Shopify and what is WordPress.
The main difference between these 2 platforms is that Shopify is an online service whereas WordPress is an open-source software that you need to install and operate by yourself. If you want to use Shopify, all you need to do is go to their official website and register for free. Once you are done with creating your account, you need to go through a setup, and you are all done. Your new ecommerce store is up, running, and ready to sell your products. If you want to use WordPress, you need to go through a lot more steps. First, you need to purchase a domain name and a hosting where you can have the WordPress installed. Then, you need to pick a suitable WordPress ecommerce website template and different plugins to take care of social media integration, SEO, and etc. After that, you need WooCommerce to provide you with all the features you need. Once you are done with all of this. You need to go through the whole configuration process of your new online store including payment gateway integrations, the store details, products, and etc.
With Shopify, you also get 24/7 support, meaning if you ever face any trouble or issue with the platform, all you need to do is contact the support team. With WordPress, there is no assistance and no support at all.
Shopify is known as a tailor-made solution for absolutely everyone or people who have no website building or coding skills. WordPress is more like a blogging platforms and offers no ecommerce plugins or features at all. WordPress is a more suitable solution for those who are savvy and have basic coding skills.
— E-Digix Technologies (@EDigixTech) 25 de agosto de 2017