PRICING & FEATURES MATRIX
|Monthly Fee||$29, $79, $299 and Shopify Plus||Free|
|Hosting||Free||Shared Host $10/month, VPS $40/month and up|
|SSL Certificate||Free||Free – With Let’s Encrypt|
|Credit Card Processing Fees||2.9% – 2.4% + 30 cents||2.9% + 30 cents|
|Multi Currency Payments||Yes – With Multiple Stores||Yes – With Custom Development|
|Multiple Languages||Yes – Apps or Multiple Stores||Yes – Variety of Options|
|PCI Compliance||Yes||Yes – With Certain Processors|
|Design||Free Themes + Custom Options||Free Themes + Custom Options|
|Blog||Yes – Limited Compared to WP||Yes|
|Uploading Products||Yes – via CSV||Yes – via CSV, XML|
|Discount Codes||Yes – but only 1 code per purchase||Yes|
|Shipping||Yes – Requires Customization||Yes – Requires Customization|
|Cart & Checkout Page||Cart Editable, Not the Checkout||Both Fully Editable|
|Developer Options||Yes – Experts Program||Yes – Experts Program|
|Quickbooks Integration||Yes – with Apps||Yes – with Plugins|
|Salesforce Integration||Yes – with Apps||Yes – with Plugins|
|SEO||Yes – with limited Apps||Yes – plenty of Plugins|
Hosted Platform vs Self Internet hostingLet’s begin the comparability off by discussing how internet hosting works with each Woocommerce and Shopify. We are speaking about Shopify vs Woocommerce, this article will compare both. With Shopify the reply is straightforward, they may host your web site for you and it’s included within the month-to-month value you pay of $29, $79 or $299. With Woocommerce you have to to discover a internet hosting firm to your new web site. We advocate getting a digital personal server (at a minimal) as a result of when you go for a shared host (these are usually cheaper like $10/month or much less) there's a stronger probability your website might get hacked.
SSL CertificatesWhat's a SSL certificates? SSL certificates permits you to transmit encrypted transactions through the HTTP protocol, it provides the “s” on the top in order that your URLs all change into HTTPS. Shopify features a SSL certificates with their hosted retailer so there isn't a want so that you can set one up by yourself. When establishing Woocommerce you'll want to buy a SSL certificates. These usually value about $70/12 months, however only in the near past a brand new firm sprang up known as Let’s Encrypt that means that you can set up a free SSL certificates and automate it in order that it will get renewed every year (it is a large plus!).
Credit score Card Processing ChargesEach Shopify and Woocommerce provide comparable charges for fee processing. With Shopify you should use Shopify Funds to course of bank card transactions until you wish to pay an additional .5% – 2.zero% to make use of your personal exterior funds gateway. You need to use your individual fee processor and pay zero% for gateway charges with Shopify in the event you improve your account to Shopify Plus, that’s a a lot greater stage month-to-month plan that we are going to focus on additional on on this comparability. I’m going to decide on Stripe for the Woocommerce fee processor. Stripe could be very simple to work with, has good charges and a robust API (which turns out to be useful if you wish to do customized growth work). You would additionally use Paypal, however working with their API isn't any picnic and accepting bank card funds through Stripe is far simpler than doing the identical factor with Paypal.
|Credit Card Rates Online||2.9 – 2.4% + 30 cents||2.9% + 30 cents|
|Credit Card Rates in Person||2.7% – 2.4% + 0 cents (using Shopify POS)||2.9% + 30 cents (using Stripe app)|