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The following is a comparison of the features of notable shopping cart software packages available. Some such shopping cart software is extensible through third-party software components and applications. As such, the features listed below may not encompass all possible features for a given software package. The software listed here is but a fraction of all such packages on the market.

General information

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

Systems listed on a light purple background are no longer in active development.

Name Creator First release date Latest stable version Latest release date License Language Supported databases Web application framework CMS extension
Apache OFBiz Apache Software Foundation 2007 17.12.04[1] 2020-07-13 Apache 2.0 Java Apache Derby, MSSQL, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL[2] Apache OFBiz integrated, and 3rd party extensions
BigCommerce BigCommerce Inc ? Continuous/SaaS Continuous/SaaS Proprietary PHP Firebird, MySQL[3]
Drupal Commerce Drupal Commerce 2011-08-23 2.37[4] 2023-12-31[±] GPL PHP MariaDB, MySQL, Percona Server, PostgreSQL, SQLite, Microsoft SQL Server (module), MongoDB (module)[5] Drupal
KonaKart DS Data Systems UK Ltd ? 9.6.0.0[6] Edit this on Wikidata 2022-08-31; 8 months ago GNU LGPL Java DB2, MariaDB, MS SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL[7]
Magento Varien 2007-08-13 2.4.7[8] 2024-04-09[±] OSL 3.0 PHP MariaDB, MySQL[9] Zend Framework
Miva Merchant Miva, Inc. ? 9.14 2019-08-07 Proprietary MIVA Script
nopCommerce Nop Solutions Ltd 2008-10-23 4.70.3[10] Edit this on Wikidata 2024-06-14; 9 days ago GPL C# MS SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL[11] ASP.NET MVC
OpenCart OpenCart Ltd. 1999-05-11 4.0.2.3[12] Edit this on Wikidata 2023-09-15; 9 months ago[±] GPL PHP MariaDB, MySQL, Percona Server, PostgreSQL[13]
osCommerce osCommerce 2000-03 4.13[14] 2023-10-13 GNU GPL PHP MariaDB, MySQL[15]
pimcore pimcore GmbH 2010 11.2.3[16] Edit this on Wikidata 2024-04-23; 2 months ago[±] BSD PHP MariaDB, MySQL, Percona Server, AWS Aurora[17] Symfony[18] pimcore
PrestaShop PrestaShop SA 2007-08-15 8.1.6[19] Edit this on Wikidata 2024-05-14; 40 days ago[±] OSL 3.0 PHP MySQL[20] Symfony[21]
Shopify Shopify 2006[22] Continuous/SAAS[23] Continuous/SAAS Proprietary Ruby Ruby on Rails
Spree Commerce Sean Schofield 2007 4.7.3[24] Edit this on Wikidata 2024-05-05; 8 months ago BSD Ruby PostgreSQL, MySQL[25] Ruby on Rails
SupaDupa SupaDupa ? Continuous/SAAS Continuous/SAAS Proprietary Ruby Ruby on Rails
uCoz uCoz Media ? Continuous/SAAS Continuous/SAAS Proprietary Perl
VirtueMart Max Milbers and Team ? 4.2.4[26] Edit this on Wikidata 2023-09-29; 8 months ago GPL PHP MariaDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL[27][28] Mambo or Joomla!
WooCommerce WooThemes 2011[29] 6.2.1[30] 2022-02-22 GPL PHP MariaDB, MySQL[31] WordPress
Zen Cart Zen Ventures 2003-06[32] 1.5.7c[33] 2020-06-23[±] GPL PHP MariaDB, MySQL[34]
Creator First release date Latest stable version Latest release date License Language Supported databases Web application framework CMS extension

General features

Information about the features the shopping carts offer.

Source code provided Ajax use Digital downloads eBay listing integration eBay order import Multiple skins Point of sale order management Subscriptions Taxation Template engine
Apache OFBiz Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
BigCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Drupal Commerce Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
nopCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Magento Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
pimcore Yes Yes Yes No No 3rd party Yes Yes Yes Yes
OpenCart Yes Yes Yes Add-on Add-on Yes No Yes Yes Yes
osCommerce Yes Yes Yes Add-on Add-on Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
PrestaShop Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Shopify No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
SupaDupa No Yes No No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes
WooCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Zen Cart Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Source code provided Ajax use Digital downloads eBay listing integration eBay order import Multiple skins Point of sale order management Subscriptions Taxation Template engine

Customer features

Information about the features the shopping carts offer.[35]

Guest account Customer testimonials Glossary, tool tip words Image enlarge Mini cart Multiple addresses Newest products Newsletter News Next-previous product links Polls Printing-friendly
Apache OFBiz Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
BigCommerce Yes Add-on No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 3rd party No
Drupal Commerce Yes Yes Add-on Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Add-on
KonaKart Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
nopCommerce Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
Magento Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No
osCommerce Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Add-on Yes Add-on No
OpenCart Yes Yes No Yes 3rd party Yes Yes Yes Add-on 3rd party No Yes
pimcore 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
Shopify Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SupaDupa ? No Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes No Yes
WooCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Zen Cart Add-on[36] Add-on[37] No Yes No Add-on[38] Yes Yes No Yes No Yes
Guest account Customer testimonials Glossary, tool tip words Image enlarge Mini cart Multiple addresses Newest products Newsletter News Next-previous product links Polls Printing-friendly
Product image attaching Product rating Product reviews Quotes Reordering Returns Search as user types Search cloud Site map, viewable Social bookmarking Tell friends Wish list
Apache OFBiz Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
BigCommerce Yes 3rd party 3rd party No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Drupal Commerce Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
KonaKart Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes
nopCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Magento Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
osCommerce No Yes Yes No No No Add-on No No Yes Yes No
pimcore 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
Shopify Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 3rd party 3rd party Yes Yes Yes Yes
SupaDupa Yes No No Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No
WooCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Zen Cart Yes Yes Yes Yes No Add-on[39] 3rd party[40] No Yes Add-on[41] Yes Add-on[42]
Product image attaching Product rating Product reviews Quotes Reordering Returns Search as user types Search cloud Site map, viewable Social bookmarking Tell friends Wish list

Customer reward features

Information about the features the shopping carts offer.

Coupons Gift certificates Membership discounts Membership-only categories Membership-only products Reward points Special offers
Apache OFBiz Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes
BigCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 3rd party Yes
Drupal Commerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
KonaKart Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Magento Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes (Enterprise Edition) Yes
nopCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
osCommerce Add-on Add-on 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
SupaDupa Yes Yes No No No No Yes
WooCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Zen Cart Yes Yes Yes Add-on[43] Add-on[43] Yes[44] Yes
Coupons Gift certificates Membership discounts Membership-only categories Membership-only products Reward points Special offers

Administration area features

Information about the features the shopping carts offer.

Product import-export Statistics Stock control WYSIWYG editor
Apache OFBiz Yes Yes Yes Yes
BigCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes
Drupal Commerce Yes Yes Yes Yes
KonaKart Yes Yes Yes Yes
Magento Yes Yes Yes Yes
nopCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes
osCommerce add-on Yes Yes add-on
pimcore Yes Yes Yes Yes
PrestaShop Yes Yes Yes Yes
Shopify Yes Yes Yes No
SupaDupa Yes Yes Yes No
WooCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes
Zen Cart add-on Yes Yes add-on
Product import-export Statistics Stock control WYSIWYG editor

Search engine optimization features

Information about the features the shopping carts offer.

HTML catalog Meta tagging RSS feeds SEO URLs Site map, XML GoodRelations RDFa
Apache OFBiz Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
BigCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Drupal Commerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
KonaKart Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Magento Yes Yes Yes Yes[45] Yes No
nopCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
osCommerce No No add-on Yes add-on Yes
pimcore Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
PrestaShop Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Shopify Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
SupaDupa Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
WooCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Zen Cart add-on Yes add-on[46] add-on add-on No
HTML catalog Meta tagging RSS feeds SEO URLs Site map, XML GoodRelations RDFa

Security features

Information about the features the shopping carts offer.

Access control list Form CAPTCHA Staff action logging PA/DSS certified
Apache OFBiz Yes Yes Yes No
BigCommerce Yes Yes Yes No
Drupal Commerce Yes add-on Yes No
KonaKart Yes No Yes No
Magento Yes Yes enterprise No
Miva Merchant No Yes No Yes
nopCommerce Yes Yes Yes No
osCommerce Yes No No No
pimcore Yes No No No
PrestaShop Yes Yes No No
Shopify Yes Yes Yes No
SupaDupa Yes No No No
WooCommerce No add-on No No
Zen Cart Yes add-on Yes No
Access control list Form CAPTCHA Staff action logging PA/DSS certified

Other features

Information about the features the shopping carts offer.

Multiple store fronts Affiliates API (remote management functions) Minimum orders Multiple vendor support Out-of-the-box shopping cart
Apache OFBiz Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
BigCommerce No 3rd party Yes Yes Yes Yes
Drupal Commerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
KonaKart No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Magento Yes 3rd party Yes Yes Yes Yes
nopCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
osCommerce No No No Yes No Yes
pimcore Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
PrestaShop Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Shopify No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SupaDupa No No No No No Yes
WooCommerce No Yes Yes No Yes No
Zen Cart add-on 3rd party No add-on No Yes
Multiple store fronts Affiliates API (remote management functions) Minimum orders Multiple vendor support Out-of-the-box shopping cart

Payment gateway support

Information about which payment gateways are supported.

Authorize.Net AIM Authorize.Net SIM Barclaycard CPI Barclaycard MPI HSBC API HSBC CPI PayPal Standard
Apache OFBiz Yes No No No No No Yes
BigCommerce Yes Yes No No No No Yes
Drupal Commerce Yes No No No No No Yes
KonaKart Yes Yes No No No No Yes
Magento Yes 3rd party Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
nopCommerce Yes Yes No No No No Yes
osCommerce Yes Yes No No No No Yes
pimcore No No No No No No No
PrestaShop Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Shopify Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes
WooCommerce Yes Yes No No No No Yes
Zen Cart Yes Yes No No No No Yes
Authorize.Net AIM Authorize.Net SIM Barclaycard CPI Barclaycard MPI HSBC API HSBC CPI PayPal Standard


Skrill Stripe PayPal Pro PayPal Payflow Link PayPal Payflow Pro Sage Pay Form Sage Pay Direct USAePay WorldPay Offline processing Offline methods
Apache OFBiz No No No No No No No No Yes Yes Yes
BigCommerce No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Drupal Commerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No
KonaKart Yes No No No Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Magento Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 3rd party Yes Yes Yes
nopCommerce Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 3rd party Yes Yes Yes
osCommerce Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes No No Yes Yes
pimcore No No No No No No No No No No No
PrestaShop Yes Yes Yes No No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Shopify Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
WooCommerce No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Zen Cart Yes Yes Yes No add-on No Yes Yes Yes add-on Yes
Skrill Stripe PayPal Pro PayPal Payflow Link PayPal Payflow Pro Sage Pay Form Sage Pay Direct USAePay WorldPay Offline processing Offline methods

Alternative checkout support

Information about which alternative checkouts are supported.

Amazon Pay Google Checkout PayPal Express
Apache OFBiz Yes Yes Yes
BigCommerce Yes No Yes
Drupal Commerce add-on Yes Yes
Magento add-on Yes Yes
nopCommerce Yes Yes Yes
osCommerce add-on No Yes
pimcore No No No
PrestaShop Yes Yes Yes
Shopify Yes Yes Yes
WooCommerce Yes Yes Yes
Zen Cart add-on add-on Yes
Checkout by Amazon Google Checkout PayPal Express

Real-time shipping calculation

Information about if shopping carts have real-time shipping calculation built-in to allow calculating how much it will cost to ship an order in real time when the customer checks out an order.

Australia Post Canada Post DHL FedEx OnTrac United States Postal Service UPS Purolator
Apache OFBiz No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
BigCommerce Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No
KonaKart No No No Yes No Yes Yes No
Magento No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
nopCommerce Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No
osCommerce No No No No No No No No
PrestaShop Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Shopify No add-on No No No Yes Yes No
WooCommerce No Yes No No No Yes No No
Zen Cart add-on add-on add-on add-on Yes add-on Yes Yes
Australia Post Canada Post DHL FedEx OnTrac United States Postal Service UPS Purolator

Shipment booking integration

Information about if 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 DHL FedEx OnTrac United States Postal Service UPS
Apache OFBiz No No No No No No No
BigCommerce Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes
KonaKart No No No Yes No Yes Yes
Magento No No No No No No No
nopCommerce No No No No No No No
osCommerce No No No No No No No
PrestaShop webservice No No No No No No
Shopify No No No No No No No
WooCommerce Yes Yes No No No Yes No
Zen Cart No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Australia Post Canada Post DHL FedEx OnTrac United States Postal Service UPS

Shipment tracking integration

Information about if shopping carts have shipment tracking integration to show the customers the tracking information on the "View order" pages.

Australia Post Canada Post DHL FedEx United States Postal Service UPS
Apache OFBiz No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
BigCommerce Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
KonaKart No No No Yes Yes Yes
Magento No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
nopCommerce No No No Yes Yes Yes
osCommerce No No No No No No
PrestaShop webservice No No Yes Yes Yes
Shopify No No No No No No
WooCommerce Yes Yes No No Yes No
Zen Cart No No add-on add-on add-on add-on
Australia Post Canada Post DHL FedEx United States Postal Service UPS

See also

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