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Editor’s Note: Today’s blog is from Serrena Merle of who shows us the difference between Magento vs Shopify.Cerasis offers Magento & Shopify eCommerce solutions for LTL shipping. View more info on these solutions here. You may also watch the short video below explaining our Magento LTL eCommerce solution below.

When you view a Magento or a Shopify website, it’s hard to find any visual difference between the two. Comparing them can get a little challenging as each one specializes in some criteria which may not be present in the other.   

According to the studies, Magento has been in existence for a while now and is extremely popular amongst the large corporations, as well as the medium businesses. This open source software has one of the most extensive features catalog, that you will ever find within any available e commerce platform. 

Though working with Magento is slightly expensive and requires the web development knowledge, it nevertheless provides an amazing experience of creating a website exactly the way you want. Along with a vast range of templates, addons or plugins to choose from, it also offers a variety of features for SEO,  inbuilt marketing, analytics etc.  

Shopify is self hosting and offers a free domain name. Even though it has limited functionalities  and isn’t too flexible, it is gradually gaining popularity mainly for its simplicity and round the clock support system.  

It is considered an apt platform for those with literally zero coding knowledge, who require a user friendly interface for setting up their websites quickly. 

Take a look at the following infographic that attempts to compare the two best eCommerce platforms – Magento Vs Shopify

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