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While designing your online store, it is always an obligation to define the store based on your brand and which eCommerce platform suits your requirement, Is the big question of the hour? Find out which eCommerce platform should be best for your business.

By Geeta

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As technology is taking leap jump progress in field of marketing and sales, the scope of online business stores has increased many folds. eCommerce is becoming a new giant in field of retail business. Every retailer wants to build their own e-store to cater most of the online audience and build a better brand visibility.
This infographics shows some of the mostly used eCommerce platforms in present days of e-retail.

 Based on features and scope to compromise with the content on your website, Magento eCommerce platform do serve the results in most effective way.Still the importance of platforms like Prestashop or Opencart can't be denied.

We leave it to you to decide and give your comments on your favorite eCommerce platform.


Q1. What are the other web development platforms?

It is very important to know which platform is the most suitable to meet the needs of your website. Let's take a look at some of web development platforms:

1. PHP

2. Magento

3. Joomla

4. Open Cart

5. WordPress


7. JSP

Q2. Which platform is user friendly?

WordPress is the platform par excellence that can do everything well. The user interface is easy to use and there are a large number of plugins - over 55,000 from the WordPress plugin directory - to help you easily add functionality to your website.

Q3. What are the disadvantages of Magento? 

Here is a list of the disadvantages of Magento:

Complexity: The Magento system has a very large and complex structure. Therefore, to create an online store, you will need really strong and professional teams of developers and testers.

Cost: Magento Community Edition is free. 

Time: Customizing the Magento store takes longer than customizing other eCommerce platforms.

Development cost: In general, the development of a Magento site requires a large investment of time and knowledge, which justifies its high cost.

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Author: Geeta

Geeta is a digital marketing professional with a wealth of experience in Web Development, Designing, Web Analytics, Conversion Optimization, Software and Digital Marketing Technologies. She shares her expertise freely and is always pleasant to be around online. Her deep insight on every aspect of the brand as well as project management, has enabled her to carve a niche for herself within the industry. Her thoughts & actions with powerful analysis have brought significant improvements in the marketing strategy & processes.