Magento vs. Os Commerce

The internet is a giant market place of potential customers. There are billions of online users all around the world and converting just at least 1% of this total population into buying customers will bring more than enough profits into your business.
The internet is so powerful that numerous people are already dependent on what it can give. There is so much abundance of services that users may benefit online. One of the common needs that are being met on the internet is the simplified dealings of buying and selling of products via online shopping carts.
Several businesses and even individuals are already maintaining online shopping sites. Hence, many are still interested to create their own.
In the eyes of the eyes of a customer things may seem simple. They will just choose products to buy and hit payment checkouts. The main task is for shop owners to set up the right tools and systems in place to maintain the shopping carts.  They need to be wise and know the practical details before investing into systems to use for their business.
Magento and OS Commerce are two of the most commonly used shopping website platforms with some great features. See some comparisons below and decide what best suits you:

 

Magento

OS Commerce

Standard Compliance

No
(Its versatility and flexibility makes it a de-facto platform, a possible threat to newly emerged ecommerce sites)

Yes

Easy Installation

Yes
(Dedicated IP is required)

No
(Shared hosting is enough to make it running but requires so many components.)

Developer Friendly Environment

Yes

Yes

Source of Expertise

Yes

No
(Since it is open-source, it requires certain programming expertise)

Upgrades

Yes
(Has continuous improvements)

No
(No updates yet of possible upgrades)

Flexibility

Yes

Yes

SEO

Yes

Yes

Cost

No

Yes

Technical Support

Yes
(Since it is commercial, supports are provided)

No
(Has wide support networks since it is open source. Hence, no assurance of issue resolutions if bug is not yet resolved on community forums)

Backend

Yes

Yes

Security

Yes

Yes

Media Support

Yes

Yes

 

 
 
 

Article By: Hidden Web Genius


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