Choosing the right ecommerce platform

Posted in Notes on 21 October 2019

Choosing the right ecommerce platform is an important decision for any business looking to sell their products online. The three options below are tried-and-tested ecommerce platforms that are used by thousands of merchants.

WordPress + WooCommerce

WordPress is one of the most popular CMS systems around. WooCommerce is an open source e-commerce plugin for WordPress. It is designed for small to large-sized online merchants using WordPress, tthe plugin quickly became popular for its simplicity to install and customize and free base product.


Shopify is a complete commerce platform that lets you start, grow, and manage a business. Create and customize an online store. Manage products, inventory, payments, and shipping.

Magento 2

Magento is an ecommerce platform built on open source technology which provides online merchants with a flexible shopping cart system, as well as control over the look, content and functionality of their online store. Magento offers powerful marketing, search engine optimisation, and catalog-management tools.