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What Should You Choose BigCommerce or WooCommerce?

For a small or medium-sized e-commerce business, having the right technology platform is crucial. So, if you want to adopt or transition to a new e-commerce platform, you need to be sure about your choice.
BigCommerce and WooCommerce are two popular platforms making the rounds. Both help hundreds of thousands of e-commerce companies build and manage their online store effectively. Which one should you go with? Here’s a little table with the pros of both.

BigCommerce offers

  • Fully-hosted e-commerce website builder
  • Broadest tool kits in the market
  • SSL certificate
  • Analytical tracking and reporting tool to monitor your website
  • An omnichannel experience by integrating your website with large marketplaces like Amazon, Facebook, and others
  • Sale of physical and digital products
    Sell unlimited products
  • Register unlimited staff accounts
  • Access SEO-related features
  • Integrate with email solutions
  • Offers features like multi-storefront
  • Offers multi-currency
  • Access to a comprehensive CMS
  • Around-the-clock customer support via email, live chat, voice

WooCommerce offers

  • An open-source WordPress plugin. If you have a WordPress website that you want to add an online store to, WooCommerce is your solution
  • Unlimited customization so that your website and store-front have their branding aligned
  • Excellent store-front templates
  • Intuitive to update and manage
  • Several shortcodes for products, information tracking, and access to user behaviour
  • In-built blog
    SEO tools
    Add unlimited product lists across categories
  • Sell physical and digital products
  • Accept a wide range of payment methods
  • Support is limited to the online help centre and WooCommerce docs
While BigCommerce and WooCommerce have their advantages, the one you choose depends on your needs. From our experience, we find that BigCommerce is ideal for a fast-growing medium-sized business. Its large set of tools enables users to manage their storefront with ease and scale quickly. But if you are a company with a website, want to add a store-front, or are just finding your feet in the e-commerce business, WooCommerce as a WordPress plug-in is ideal for you. It lets you launch quickly and set your own pace.
Either way, we at Navabrind IT Solutions have expertise in creating both BigCommerce and WooCommerce sites. We have created B2B and B2C websites and you can reach us to begin a conversation about the best solution for your needs.
With over a decade of expertise in e-commerce solutions, we also help small and medium e-commerce businesses deploy Magento, Akeneo PIM, Odoo ERP and integrate them with a DAM or MDM solution. We have also helped our clients in the US, Europe, and India with mobile apps, cloud solutions, complex customizations, and have software developers you can hire.
With over a decade of expertise in e-commerce solutions, we also help small and medium e-commerce businesses deploy Magento, Akeneo PIM, Odoo ERP and integrate them with a DAM or MDM solution. We have also helped our clients in the US, Europe, and India with mobile apps, cloud solutions, complex customizations, and have software developers you can hire.