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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Magento vs BigCommerce vs Lemonstand

- E-Commerce

BigCommerce and Magento Community Edition are two different implementations of one solution. Both variants are good, but each of them has some special features. Thus, Magento and BigCommerce have slightly different target audience. With both Magento and BigCommerce you can create a stunning look for your brand and e-commerce shop, but BigCommerce has some restrictions on different interface elements placement.

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Magento vs OpenCart vs Prestashop

- E-Commerce

magento vs prestashop vs opencartPrestaShop is a free and open source solution for e-commerce stores. Among its supported payment gateways are DirecPay, Authorize.Net, Google Checkout, Skrill and, of course, PayPal. The system contains over 250 features and more than 1000 add-ons for different areas of activity. The main features of PrestaShop are:

  • unlimited product inventory management

  • multi-store management

  • fully customizable templates

  • promotion rules

  • layered navigation

  • unlimited currencies

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Magento vs Shopify

- E-Commerce

Shopify has been in business since 2006. During last 8 years company gathered about 50 thousand online retailers. Shopify has proprietary code, which is available only among company’s developers. Magento exists since 2008, but in 2011 it was purchased by Ebay. Unlike Shopify –  Magento is open source.

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Sellvana – a new open source eCommerce platform

- E-Commerce

Sellvana vs MagentoSellvana is a new open source eCommerce platform, which is minimalistic in both the code and the structure. It works on Fulleron – the own PHP Framework. The framework is used to define structure, events, mvc logic, etc. Minimalism and simplicity are also dominant features of the database structure. App is divided into few logical areas: admin, frontend, cron, api. The System of Sellvana is modular. Each function is represented with a separate module with all the necessary stuff within one folder: views, models, javascripts and data. All the components are triggered through main manifest file and main class. Moreover, every module can be turned off.

Sellvana vs Magento UPD (16.04.2014): A brand new marketplace is coming soon

UPD (02.05.2014): Introduction to Sellvana Module Development Webinar 

UPD (10.07.2014): Sellvana Theming Webinar 

UPD (12.06.2015): Sellvana Public Alpha has been released

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