In the video above, Veeqo does nice explanation of the benefits between WooCommerce and Shopify. Both shopping carts are popular with huge customer base but which one is right for you?
2. WooCommerce vs. Shopify by Webtegrity
Really great overview of the two hugely popular online platforms. Some of the benefits of using Woocommerce include – free to use, lot of theme choices, plugins, good SEO, blog creation, good for social media. Shopify benefits include extremely easy to setup stores as you don’t even need your own hosting provider, professional looking theme and great tech support. You can also watch the rest of the video for some of the downside of having these two shopping carts.
3. Ex-WooCommerce Customer – Shopify
“WooCommerce is good for ecommerce but it only works out of the box with their themes and to be honest I don’t like their themes and to integrate takes way too much CSS work.”
4. WooCommerce vs Shopify: Which Is Better For E-Commerce? – Elegant Themes
This is pretty detailed and unbiased review of WooCommerce and Shopify. With Woocommerce, some of the features include it works virtually any WordPress theme, inventory management, coupons and etc. You can use the Divi theme developed by Elegant Themes which was designed to work with the latest version of WordPress. When it comes to price, Woocommerce itself is free but does not offer complete online storefront solution. You must have your own hosting, SSL certificate and domain. Since it is DIY solution, you must maintain and provide your own security. This is the main difference between Shopify and Woocommerce since you don’t need any of these with Shopify. But with Shopify, you have to pay monthly subscription fee.
5. Which eCommerce Platform to Choose? Shopify vs WooCommerce – ShoutMeLoud
In this post by Shoutmeoutloud, they look at few features from Shopify and Woocommerce to determine the clear winner. Such as Ease of Creating/Managing the eStore, features, aesthetics, seo compliance, support and pricing.