Which is better to use: Shopify or Woocommerce?

Many people asks us, which is the best e-commerce platform to use: Shopify or Woocommerce?


To have an easy setup, straight to the point, Shopify is your best option. Shopify charges a monthly fee, usually starts around $15 a month.

One of the main features of Shopify that it offers already built-in payment integration that makes easy to start a shop really fast. It even has Apple Pay.


Now if you want store to be more customizable, more hands on, get into the technicalities, and you love and use WordPress, Woocommerce is your best choice.

Woocommerce is a WordPress plugin that requires a self-hosted WordPress Website.

Woocommerce integrates with the WordPress core seemlessly. WordPress recently acquired WooCommerce, making it an integral part of the WordPress Family.

Plugins, Apps, and Addons

The benefits of having Woocommerce and WordPress, you are able to add other plugins to add on to their site and most are free.

In Shopify, most of their plugins or add-ons are paid. And for the most part have a monthly subscription.


If you want to start a shop right off the bat, Shopify will be the easiest.

But if you want to be technical, WooCommerce is your best bet.