Magento versus Prestashop

With the arrival of the CMS of free code to the market, the creation of stores online is easier that before, since these gratuitous programs are a powerful tool with which to realise the sale online of our products. Back it has been the design of a store online to size programmed in php/asp and HTML, now is tried to save times of accomplishment and costs, in addition to having the advantage that does not tie you to any company of development Web because it is open code.
At the moment as much Magento as Prestashop is the most popular Ecommerce than they exist in the sector disputing itself the throne of the applications of electronic commerce of sale online, and is why still many users have doubts on what to choose or what is the one that adapts more to its needs.

magento versus prestashop

In order to clarify these doubts and to help to you you to decide by one of these two CMS we will begin analyzing each of them:

Advantages of Magento

  • One is a very powerful and safe tool.
  • Compatibility and integration with other systems of management.
  • Very optimized for SEO.
  • Personalisation of any minimum detail.
  • Possibility of multistore.
  • Great amount of personalizables groups.
  • Technical support.
  • Community of support to users.
  • It works with great volumes of sales.

Disadvantages of Magento

  • More complex system of development and personalisation.
  • Difficulty for the installation.
  • Times and elevated costs of creation more.
  • Great consumption of resources of the servant.

Advantages of Prestashop

  • Simplicity of installation.
  • Times and brief costs of accomplishment.
  • Great community of support to developer, even in Spanish.
  • Speed of load in faster Servant.
  • Great amount of personalizables groups (although the majority of payment).
  • Facility of handling and understanding.

Disadvantages of Prestashop

  • Majority of additional modules of payment.
  • Optimization of very improvable SEO.
  • It does not have technical support.

As conclusion we can expose under our point of view that Magento is a very powerful system and with enormous possibilities, but difficult learning and personalisation, very recommendable for great companies with a great volume of sales and needs of personalisation; however Prestashop is ideal to begin your walking in this of the sale online, ideal for design of stores online for SMEs, since he is simpler to handle, easier to maintain much more and cheap. It is why the tendency and the evolution of Prestashop in Spain surpass widely to the one of Magento.