Comparison of shopping cart software

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The following is a comparison of the features of notable shopping cart software packages available. Some of the shopping cart software packages are extensible through a third-party application. As such, the features listed below may not encompass all possible features for a given shopping cart software package. The reader should also be aware that the shopping carts listed here are but a fraction of all the carts on the market.

General information[edit]

Basic general information about the shopping carts including creator, software license and framework, and updates.

Name Creator Latest Stable Version Latest Release Date License Language Web application framework CMS extension
AbleCommerce Able Solutions Corporation Gold v 7.0.8.7 2014-03-17 Proprietary C# ASP.NET WebForms and ASP.NET MVC
Apache OFBiz Apache Software Foundation 12.04.04[1] 2014-08-19 Apache Java Apache OFBiz
Avactis HBWSL AvactisNext 4.5.0[2] 2014-08-20 Proprietary PHP
Batavi Batavi 1.3[3] 2013-11-28 GPL PHP
Sana Commerce Sana Commerce SC v 8.3.1 2014-01-01 Proprietary C# ASP.NET WebForms and ASP.NET MVC Framework
IzzoNet IzzoNet LTD n/a Every day Proprietary PHP
Jigoshop Jigoshop Ltd 1.11.3 2014-08-21 GNU GPL PHP Wordpress
KonaKart DS Data Systems UK Ltd 7.1.1.1[4] 2013-09-12 GNU LGPL Java
LemonStand Limewheel Creative Inc. 1.5.52 2011-06-03 Proprietary PHP
Magento Varien 1.9.0.1[5] 2014-05-16 OSL 3.0 PHP Zend Framework
Miva Merchant Miva Merchant Inc. 5.5 2011-08-24 Proprietary MIVA Script
Drupal Commerce Drupal Commerce 1.9[6] 2014-03-06 GPL PHP Drupal
nopCommerce nopCommerce 3.40 2014-07-17 nopCommerce Public License C# ASP.NET MVC Framework
osCMax Michael Sasek, E Jonsen, PG Marshall, Mark Fleeson, JM Ivler, John Wisdom 2.5.4 2014-05-07 GNU GPL PHP
osCommerce osCommerce 2.3.4[7] 2014-06-05 GNU GPL PHP
pimcore pimcore GmbH 2.0[8] 2013-11-05 BSD PHP Zend Framework pimcore
PrestaShop PrestaShop SA 1.6.0[9] 2014-04-10 OSL 3.0 PHP
ProStores ProStores Inc. 10.3 2011-05-17 Proprietary PHP
Shopify Shopify Continuous/SAAS[10] Continuous/SAAS Proprietary Ruby Ruby on Rails
uCoz uCoz Media Continuous/SAAS Continuous/SAAS Proprietary Perl
VirtueMart Max Milbers and Team 2.0.24c 2013-09-30 GPL PHP Mambo or Joomla!
Zen Cart Zen Ventures 1.5.3 2014-07-05 GPL PHP
SupaDupa SupaDupa Continuous/SAAS Continuous/SAAS Proprietary Ruby Ruby on Rails
Creator Latest Stable Version Latest Release Date License Language Web application framework CMS extension

Data storage[edit]

Information about what data storage system can be used.

Flat File MySQL PostgreSQL MSSQL Oracle SQLite Firebird
AbleCommerce No No No Yes No No No
Apache OFBiz No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Avactis No Yes No No No No No
Sana Commerce No No No Yes No No No
Batavi No Yes No No No No No
Drupal Commerce No Yes Yes No No Yes No
KonaKart No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
IzzoNet No Yes No No No No No
Jigoshop No Yes No No No No No
LemonStand Yes Yes No No No No No
Magento No Yes No No No No No
nopCommerce No No No Yes No No No
osCMax No Yes No No No No No
osCommerce No Yes No No No No No
pimcore No Yes No No No No No
PrestaShop No Yes No No No No No
Shopify No Yes No No No No No
Zen Cart No Yes No No No No No
SupaDupa No Yes No No No No No
Flat file MySQL PostgreSQL MSSQL Oracle SQLite Firebird

General features[edit]

Information about the features the shopping carts offer.

Source Code Provided Ajax Usage Digital Downloads eBay Listing Integration eBay Order Import Multiple Skins Point of Sale Order Management Subscriptions Taxation Template Engine
AbleCommerce Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Apache OFBiz Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Avactis Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Sana Commerce Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
IzzoNet No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes
Jigoshop Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
LemonStand Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Magento Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Drupal Commerce Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
nopCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
pimcore Yes Yes Yes No No N/A Yes Yes Yes N/A
osCMax Yes Yes Yes No No N/A Yes Yes Yes N/A
osCommerce Yes Yes Yes ? ? N/A Yes Yes Yes N/A
PrestaShop Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Shopify No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Zen Cart Yes No Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes Yes
SupaDupa No Yes No No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Source Code Provided Ajax Usage Digital Downloads eBay Listing Integration eBay Order Import Multiple Skins Point of Sale Order Management Subscriptions Taxation Template Engine

Customer features[edit]

Information about the features the shopping carts offer.

Guest account Customer Testimonials Featured Products Glossary / Tool Tip Words Image Enlarge Mini Cart Multiple Addresses Newest Products Newsletter News Next / Previous Product Links Polls Popular Products Printer Friendly Printing
AbleCommerce Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes
Apache OFBiz Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes
Avactis Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes
Sana Commerce Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes
Batavi ? Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No
IzzoNet ? Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes
Jigoshop Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
KonaKart ? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
LemonStand ? Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Magento Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes No
Drupal Commerce Yes Yes Yes Free Addon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Free Addon
nopCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Addon Yes Yes Yes
osCMax Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No
osCommerce Free Addon Free Addon Free Addon No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Free Addon Yes Free Addon
pimcore Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
PrestaShop Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Shopify ? Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Zen Cart ? Free Addon Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Free Addon Yes Free Addon Yes Yes
SupaDupa ? No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Guest account Customer Testimonials Featured Products Glossary / Tool Tip Words Image Enlarge Mini Cart Multiple Addresses Newest Products Newsletter News Next / Previous Product Links Polls Popular Products Printer Friendly Printing
Product Image Attaching Product Rating Product Reviews Quotes Reordering Returns Searching Search as you Type Search Cloud Site Map (Viewable) Social Bookmarking Tell a Friend Wish List
AbleCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Apache OFBiz Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Avactis Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes No No No No Yes Yes
Sana Commerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Batavi Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes
IzzoNet Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Jigoshop Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
KonaKart Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes
LemonStand Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Magento Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Drupal Commerce Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
nopCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
osCMax Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes No No No No Yes Yes
osCommerce No Yes Yes No No No Yes Free Addon No No Yes Yes No
pimcore Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
PrestaShop Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Shopify Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 3rd party Module (price varies) 3rd party Module (price varies) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Zen Cart Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No No Yes Free Addon Yes No
SupaDupa Yes No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No
Product Image Attaching Product Rating Product Reviews Quotes Reordering Returns Searching Search as you Type Search Cloud Site Map (Viewable) Social Bookmarking Tell a Friend Wish List

Customer reward features[edit]

Information about the features the shopping carts offer.

Coupons Gift Certificates Membership Discounts Membership Only Categories Membership Only Products Reward Points Special Offers
AbleCommerce Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes
Apache OFBiz Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes
Avactis Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Sana Commerce Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Batavi No No Yes No No No Yes
IzzoNet Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes
Jigoshop Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
KonaKart Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
LemonStand Yes 3rd party Module Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Magento Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 3rd party Module Yes
Drupal Commerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
nopCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
osCMax Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
osCommerce free Addon free Addon No No No No Yes
pimcore Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
PrestaShop Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Shopify Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Zen Cart Yes Yes Yes No No yes Yes
SupaDupa Yes Yes No No No No Yes
Coupons Gift Certificates Membership Discounts Membership Only Categories Membership Only Products Reward Points Special Offers

Administration area features[edit]

Information about the features the shopping carts offer.

Product Import / Export Statistics Stock Control WYSIWYG Editor
AbleCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes
Apache OFBiz Yes Yes Yes Yes
Avactis Yes Yes Yes Yes
Sana Commerce Yes Yes Yes Yes
Batavi YesSh Yes Yes Yes
IzzoNet Yes Yes Yes Yes
Jigoshop Yes Yes Yes Yes
KonaKart Yes Yes Yes Yes
LemonStand Yes Yes Yes Yes
Magento Yes Yes Yes Yes
Drupal Commerce Yes Yes Yes Yes
nopCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes
osCMax Yes Yes Yes Yes
osCommerce free Addon Yes Yes free Addon
pimcore Yes Yes Yes Yes
PrestaShop Yes Yes Yes Yes
Shopify Yes Yes Yes No
Zen Cart free Addon Yes Yes free Addon
SupaDupa Yes Yes Yes No
Product Import / Export Statistics Stock Control WYSIWYG Editor

Search engine optimization features[edit]

Information about the features the shopping carts offer.

HTML Catalog Meta Tagging RSS Feeds SEO URLs Site Map (XML) GoodRelations RDFa
AbleCommerce Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
Apache OFBiz Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
Avactis Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
Sana Commerce Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
Batavi Yes Yes No Yes No No
IzzoNet Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
Jigoshop Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
KonaKart Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
LemonStand ? ? ? ? ? ?
Magento Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Drupal Commerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
nopCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
osCommerce No No free Addon Yes free Addon Yes
pimcore Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
PrestaShop Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Shopify Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes - added manually
Zen Cart free Addon (Printable Price List) Yes No free Addon free Addon No
SupaDupa Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
HTML Catalog Meta Tagging RSS Feeds SEO URLs Site Map (XML) GoodRelations RDFa

Security features[edit]

Information about the features the shopping carts offer.

Access Control List Form CAPTCHA Staff Action Logging PA/DSS Certified
AbleCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes
Apache OFBiz Yes Yes Yes ?
Avactis Yes Yes Yes No
Sana Commerce Yes No Yes Yes
Batavi Yes No Yes No
IzzoNet Yes Yes Yes No
Jigoshop Yes Yes Yes Yes
KonaKart Yes No Yes No
LemonStand Yes Yes Yes No
Magento Yes Yes enterprise Yes / Magento Payment Bridge
Drupal Commerce Yes free Addon Yes No
Miva Merchant n/a n/a n/a Yes
nopCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes / PCI/DSS
osCMax Yes No No No
osCommerce Yes No No No
pimcore Yes No No No
PrestaShop Yes Yes No No
Shopify Yes Yes Yes No
Zen Cart Yes free Addon Yes Yes
SupaDupa Yes No No No
Access Control List Form CAPTCHA Staff Action Logging PA/DSS Certified

Other features[edit]

Information about the features the shopping carts offer.

Multiple Store Fronts Affiliates API (Remote Management Functions) Minimum Orders Multiple Vendor Support
AbleCommerce n/a Yes Yes Yes No
Apache OFBiz n/a Yes Yes Yes No
Avactis n/a Yes Yes Yes No
Sana Commerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Batavi n/a No No Yes Yes
IzzoNet No No Yes Yes No
Jigoshop Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
KonaKart n/a No Yes Yes Yes
Magento Yes 3rd party Module Yes Yes Yes
Drupal Commerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
nopCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
osCMax n/a No No Yes No
osCommerce n/a No No Yes No
pimcore Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
PrestaShop Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Shopify No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Zen Cart free Addon 3rd party Module No free Addon / low order fee std. No
SupaDupa No No No No No
Multiple Store Fronts Affiliates API (Remote Management Functions) Minimum Orders Multiple vendor support

Payment gateway support[edit]

Information about which payment gateways are supported.

2Checkout Authorize.Net AIM Authorize.Net SIM Barclaycard CPI Barclaycard MPI HSBC API HSBC CPI Nochex PayPal Standard Transaction Central Transaction Express
AbleCommerce No Yes No No No No No No Yes No No
Apache OFBiz No Yes No No No No No No Yes No No
Avactis Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No
Sana Commerce No Yes Yes No No No No No Yes No No
Batavi No No No No No No No No No No No
IzzoNet No Yes Yes No No No No No Yes No No
Jigoshop Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
KonaKart No Yes Yes No No No No No Yes No No
Magento Yes Yes Addon ($50.00) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Drupal Commerce Yes Yes No No No No No No Yes Yes No
nopCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No
osCMax Yes Yes Yes No No No No Yes Yes Yes No
osCommerce Yes Yes Yes No No No No Yes Yes Yes No
pimcore No No No No No No No No No No No
PrestaShop Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Shopify No Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No
Zen Cart Yes Yes Yes No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
2Checkout Authorize.Net AIM Authorize.Net SIM Barclaycard CPI Barclaycard MPI HSBC API HSBC CPI Nochex PayPal Standard Transaction Central Transaction Express


PayPal Pro PayPal Payflow Link PayPal Payflow Pro Sage Pay Form Sage Pay Direct USA ePay WorldPay Offline Processing Offline Methods
AbleCommerce Yes No Yes No Yes No No Yes Yes
Apache OFBiz ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Avactis Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Sana Commerce Yes Yes Yes No No No No Yes Yes
Batavi No No No No No No No Yes Yes
IzzoNet Yes No No No No No No No Yes
Jigoshop Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
KonaKart No No Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Magento Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Addon ($175.00) Yes Yes Yes
Drupal Commerce Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No No No
nopCommerce Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
osCMax No No No No No No No Yes Yes
osCommerce Yes No No Yes Yes No No Yes Yes
pimcore No No No No No No No No No
PrestaShop Yes No No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Shopify Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Zen Cart Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes free Addon (removed from core for PCI compliance) Yes
PayPal Pro PayPal Payflow Link PayPal Payflow Pro Sage Pay Form Sage Pay Direct USA ePay WorldPay Offline Processing Offline Methods

Alternative checkout support[edit]

Information about which alternative checkouts are supported.

Amazon FPS Checkout by Amazon Google Checkout PayPal Express
AbleCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes
Apache OFBiz ? ? ? ?
Avactis No  ?? Yes Yes
Sana Commerce No No No Yes
Batavi No  ?? No No
IzzoNet No  ?? Yes No
Jigoshop Yes Yes Yes Yes
Drupal Commerce Yes  ?? Yes Yes
Magento Yes free Addon Yes Yes
nopCommerce Yes Addon ($60) Yes Yes
osCMax No  ?? No No
osCommerce No  ?? No No
pimcore No No No No
PrestaShop Yes Yes Yes Yes
Shopify No  ?? Yes Yes
Zen Cart No  ?? free Addon Yes
Amazon FPS Checkout by Amazon Google Checkout PayPal Express

Real time shipping calculation[edit]

Information about if the Shopping Carts have Real Time Shipping Calculation built in to be able to calculate how much it will cost to ship an order in real time when the customer checks out an order.

Australia Post Canada Post City Link DHL FedEx Intershipper United States Postal Service UPS Purolator
AbleCommerce Yes Yes No Yes free Addon No Yes Yes n/a
Apache OFBiz No No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes ?
Avactis Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes n/a
Avactis Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes n/a
Sana Commerce No No No Yes Yes No Yes No n/a
IzzoNet Yes No No No Yes No Yes Yes No
Jigoshop Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
KonaKart No No No No Yes No Yes Yes n/a
LemonStand Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Magento No Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
nopCommerce Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes n/a
osCMax No No No No No No No No n/a
osCommerce No No No No No No No No n/a
PrestaShop Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Shopify No free Addon No No No No Yes Yes n/a
Zen Cart free Addon free Addon No No free Addon No Yes Yes Yes
Australia Post Canada Post City Link DHL FedEx Intershipper United States Postal Service UPS Purolator

Shipment booking integration[edit]

Information about if the Shopping Carts have Shipment Booking Integration to allow staff to be able to book shipments for a number of orders at once via the control panel.

Australia Post Canada Post City Link DHL FedEx Intershipper United States Postal Service UPS
AbleCommerce No No No No No No No Yes
Apache OFBiz No No No No No No No No
Avactis No No No No No No No No
Sana Commerce No No No No No No No No
Batavi No No No No No No No No
IzzoNet No No No No No No No No
Jigoshop Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
KonaKart No No No No Yes* No Yes* Yes
Magento No No No No No No No No
nopCommerce No No No No No No No No
osCMax No No No No No No No No
osCommerce No No No No No No No No
PrestaShop Template:Via webservice No No No No No No No
Shopify No No No No No No No No
Zen Cart No No No No No No No No
Australia Post Canada Post City Link DHL FedEx Intershipper United States Postal Service UPS

Shipment tracking integration[edit]

Information about if the Shopping Carts have Shipment Tracking Integration to show the customers the tracking information on the View Order pages.

Australia Post Canada Post City Link DHL FedEx Intershipper United States Postal Service UPS
AbleCommerce Yes Yes No Yes free Addon No Yes Yes
Apache OFBiz No No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Avactis Yes No No No Yes No Yes Yes
Sana Commerce No No No No Yes No No Yes
Batavi No No No No No No No No
IzzoNet No No No No No No No No
Jigoshop Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
KonaKart No No No No Yes No Yes Yes
Magento No No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes
nopCommerce Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes
osCMax No No No No No No No No
osCommerce No No No No No No No No
PrestaShop Template:Via webservice No No No Yes No Yes Yes
Shopify No No No No No No No No
Zen Cart No No No free Addon (Ty) free Addon (Ty) No free Addon (Ty) free Addon (Ty)
Australia Post Canada Post City Link DHL FedEx Intershipper United States Postal Service UPS

See also[edit]

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