Comparison ClicShopping LiteCart Magento OpenCart osCommerce Prestashop Performance
How fast the platform runs.
Lightning Fast Lightning Fast Turtle Slow Average Lightning Fast Average Server recommended Mutualised / dedicated Mutualised / dedicated dedicated Mutualised / dedicated Mutualised / dedicated dedicated Code object oriented object oriented object oriented object oriented procedural programming object oriented Database Tables
Where information is stored.
95 51 308 128 50 260 Installation Very Easy Very Easy Need specific PHP libray Easy Very Easy Need specific PHP libray Composer
Use the composer command to install a new library or update
X Composer security module libraries check
Make an alert is n external library has a vulnerability
How translations are created/stored.
Inline code injections -> Database via files (txt files) Inline code injections -> Database CSV file Multiple files Multiple files Multiple files Charsets
Charsets for foreign characters.
UTF-8 Any Any UTF-8 UTF-8 UTF-8 ISO-Codes
Reference codes by the International Standard Organisation.
Secondary Primary Primary Secondary Secondary Secondary
X X X X X X
Allow to display information in function the group
X Miss function Miss function Miss function Miss function B2B / B2C
Allow to customize the site in function easily
X X X X X European Law (GRPD) included inside the application X Manage easily regulation for invoice in content information X Weight Units
Specify weight by different weight units.
X X X X Length Units
Specify dimensions by different length units.
X X X X Quantity Units
Custom quantity units /products
X X X X X Product Dimensions
Support for product dimensions.
X X X X X
Quantity units fixed
Fix for all products / specific group or products
X X Stock Options warning and alert
Send an email if there is an alert
X Customers or products Groups
Allow to specify a specific price and Qty or display the product or not in function the group
X X X X X Fixed Prices per Currency
Set separate prices per currency.
X X Separate Tax Rules
Separate tax rules for customer types. E.g. companies within the European Union with given VATIN.
X X Display Prices Incl. Tax
For countries required to display prices including tax.
X X Order Action Modules
Automated actions for orders.
X X X Shipping Modules
Module based calculation of shipping costs during checkout.
X X X X X X Payment Modules
Module based payment functionality during checkout.
X X X X X X Cheapest Shipping Cost for Product
Show the cheapest cost of shipping for a product.
X X X Job Modules
Scheduled bakground jobs for e.g. currency updating, error reporting, inconsistency checking, product synchronization etc.
X X X Multiple Payment Options
One payment module can return multiple methods.
X Plug 'n Play Admin Apps
Packaging of scripts that can be easily installed by plug 'n play.
X X X X X Search Engine Friendly URLs
Automatically generated search engine friendly links
X (requires apache mod_rewrite) (requires apache mod_rewrite) Manual (requires apache mod_rewrite) Checkout Type
Type of method for checkout.
Multiple Pages One Step Checkout One Page Checkout (Multiple Steps) One Page Checkout (Multiple Steps) Multiple Pages One Step Checkout and Multiple pages Order Editor
Create new or edit current orders in admin.
X X X X Search Engine Optimized
Search Engine Optimized HTML code hierarchy.
X X X X X Import/Export Translations X X Display an alternative translation if a translation is missing for the current language. X X X Import/Export Customers
Export customers for editing in external applications or transfer from/to other systems.
export X X Application Cache
Storing of frequently used data for quicker loading.
X X X X X X Object-Relational Mapping
Objects for reading/creating/editing data e.g. products, categories etc.
X X X X X Guest Checkout
Allow guests to checkout without an account.
Optional X X X X System Core
Override the core or do not change anything
X X X X Templates
Easily swap between different design templates.
X X X X X CAPTCHA
option option option option option Automatic Image Thumbnails
Thumbnails for faster loading of web optimized graphical components.
X X X X X Supplier Database
A set of suppliers that can be linked to products and affect to a product
X X Delivery Status
Separate delivery information per product.
X X X Specials / Favorites / Featured
Display different pages
X (specials) (specials) (specials) (specials) (specials) Custom content management Pages by Group
Create and edit custom information pages through admin in function the group
X X Filter Untranslated Translations
Easily discover which translations remains untranslated for any selected language.
X X Fallback Translations
Display an alternative translation if a translation is missing for the current language.
(english) (english) (english) Error Notices (english) Plug 'n Play System Components
Implement new functionality in the system through uploading of new system components or install via the backoffice
X X X X X Multi template system
Override the template easily and the css withtout to change the default template
X X X X X Products Multi template
Allow to select another template inside listing, header, footer ...
X Multi store system X X X X
IP check with auto lock (admin, contact, account ...)
X X Error Reporting code X X X Doctype HTML version. HTM5
/ Bootstrap 4
/ Bootstrap 4
/ Bootstrap 3
HTM5 / Bootstrap 4 HTM5
/ Bootstrap 4
Schema.org Microdata X X X X X X