8 Best Ecommerce Platforms For Your Online Business

The 8 Best Ecommerce Platforms to Choose From

1. Magento

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  • The ecommerce platform has advanced search engine optimization features for your online business.
  • The user interface and shopping carts are highly responsive to mobile devices.
  • It offers flexible integration with third-party modules and apps.
  • The platform also has the ability to customize security permissions for a higher level of site security.
  • It is an open-source ecommerce software where you can share custom extensions with other Magento users.
  • Advanced customization options
  • Good SEO features
  • Allows one-click buying
  • It requires a lot of space to perform optimally
  • Moderately easy to use
  • Intermediate
  • Magento’s basic plan is free. There’s an enterprise version that’s suitable for large ecommerce stores.
  • You’ll need to book a meeting or make a call to get a custom price for your business.

2. TemplateMonster

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  • Numerous digital products with a variety of modern designs for all niches.
  • Easy search functionality. You can filter products by CMS, style, color, etc.
  • Live chat support with the option to submit a ticket for more complex issues.
  • Flexibility to customize the theme.
  • Supplementary add-ons to boost the performance of your website. These come at an extra cost.
  • Super-friendly and reliable customer support.
  • Hundreds of templates and themes to choose from.
  • Integrations with most ecommerce platforms.
  • Top-quality and mobile-responsive designs.
  • Plenty of seller information is available for themes published by third-party vendors.
  • The ecommerce platform lacks the option to filter the themes by price.
  • Easy to use
  • Beginner
  • All templates and themes come at a different price but there are plenty of deals in the form of coupons, discount codes, and promo codes.

3. BigCommerce

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  • This cloud-hosted ecommerce platform has inbuilt marketing tools and analytics.
  • It has a fully functional CMS that allows you to run an entire website and not just an online store.
  • Over 40 pre-integrated payment processors that allow you to accept online payments in multiple currencies.
  • The ecommerce platform supports multiple channels for selling on third-party marketplaces and social channels.
  • It offers automated order processing and flexible product management
  • Robust ecommerce SEO tools
  • Supports international selling
  • Flexible and scalable
  • Buyer-centric theme designs
  • The entry-level plan does not support abandoned cart recovery
  • Moderately easy to use
  • Intermediate
  • Standard: $29.95 per month
  • Plus: $79.95 per month or $71.95 per month if billed annually
  • Pro: $299.95 per month or 269.96 per month if billed annually

4. WooCommerce

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  • Integrations with Etsy, Google Shopping, eBay, etc.
  • Integrated point of sale system
  • Open-source ecommerce platform
  • Regular updates to keep up with cybersecurity
  • A huge number of plugins to add helpful tools and features to a store
  • Highly customizable and flexible WordPress plugin
  • Supports 1-click selling
  • A large and interactive community of users, developers, and contributors
  • Limited scalability
  • Easy to use
  • Beginner
  • The WooCommerce software solution is free. You only need to pay for the extensions and themes you use. It’s an affordable way to build an ecommerce store.

5. Squarespace

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  • Inventory tracking tools
  • Flexibility to sell gift cards and subscription-based products
  • Point-of-sale functionality
  • Supports physical goods, digital goods, and services
  • Mobile store management functionality
  • Drag-and-drop website builder
  • Easy to set up your ecommerce store using the drag-and-drop builder
  • Doesn’t require any coding skills to sell online
  • Expressive and stunning designs
  • The templates rely on photography, which makes customization easy
  • Integrates with ShipStation
  • Easy to use
  • Beginner
  • Business: $26 per month or $18 per month if you pay annually. There’s also a 3% transaction fee for this plan.
  • Basic Commerce: $35 per month or $26 per month if you pay annually
  • Advanced Commerce: $54 per month or $40 per month if you pay annually

6. Yo!Kart

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Gaurav Sharma

Gaurav Sharma

Gaurav Sharma is the Founder and CEO of Attrock, a results-driven digital marketing company. He also contributes to top publications like HuffPost, Adweek..