WooCommerce vs Prestashop Comparison

May 26, 2018


The WooCommerce vs Prestashop comparison is a part of our big research focused on the comparison of WooCommerce with other e-commerce technologies available on the web.

This technology is very similar to Magento, and in fact, the audiences of these two technologies intersect. Therefore, we’re skipping the description of the points that are similar to Magento’s, just duplicating their scores. However, unlike Magento, Prestashop is less suitable for very large enterprise stores and has some special characteristics.

This comparison is based on the parameters, that we provided in the post, called What is WooCommerce? Comparison and Detailed Overview.

Here you can read more about Magento rates: WooCommerce vs Magento Comparison

Prestashop has got the next rates

Simple and comprehensive architecture – 6 points.

Availability and support of the core features.  The technology supports all necessary basic features. – 9 points.

Scalability – The system as a whole is modular, but the modules development requires higher level of knowledge.  7 points.

Response time. This technology is better than the previous one in terms of response time, but the test results also show quite high system requirements. 6 points.

Integrity and compatibility. In general, a lot of features are available out of the box, which allows to implement a lot of opportunities. However, one big disadvantage for developers is quite monopolized marketplace, as paid marketplace solutions are advertised in admin sections of developed stores. This creates difficulties for clients in making decision and developing a comprehensive solution. 6 points.

Support and updatability – 5 points.

The level of customization – 6 points.

Standardization and dependency on the developers – Standardization is well thought out; it is possible to get a developer’s certificate. 6 points.

Security – 7 points.

Marketing tools and SEO – 5 points.

Large market. Prestashop’s development market is much smaller than Magento’s one. 3 points.

Overall rating: 6

WooCommerce vs Prestashop Comparison table

Here you can find WooCommerce comparison with other platforms


Ivan Pylypchuk
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