Today's e-commerce market offers many shop systems for every taste, more precisely - business size, requirements, business logic, etc.
Shopware and OXID - both are exceptional in terms of usable functions and extremely popular in the German market. Both Shopware and OXID were developed in Germany and attach great importance to quality. In this article we compare the community editions of both systems - what do they have in common, how do they differ, for whom each software solution is better suited and what costs should you expect.
OXID eShop is also a German e-commerce solution from OXID eSales AG based in Freiburg im Breisgau. This shop software was developed especially for beginners in the e-commerce sector and, with the Community Edition, is aimed more at small and medium-sized businesses.
Quelle: BuiltWith https://trends.builtwith.com/shop/OXID-EShop-Community
Explanation of the scheme: TOP 10K, 100K, 1m - means: TOP of websites in terms of traffic, i.e. among the 100K most popular websites, for example, OXID-based websites took about 30 in 2022. Among the TOP 1m in the same year - about 90.
The previously free open source OXID Community Edition (CE) has been subject to a fee since August 2022 - this event in the German e-commerce world is now on everyone's lips. Small projects that wanted to try out online trading and don't have complicated requirements and business logic were welcome to use the Community Edition for free. License costs for OXID eShop are now 111 euros per month.
Shopware is the leading e-commerce platform in Germany, making a big leap in the world market. It is a modular online shop system with over 91,000 customers worldwide that was first released in 2004 as open source software. With this e-commerce solution, online retailers can design their own online shop flexibly and freely.
Quelle: BuiltWith https://trends.builtwith.com/shop/Shopware
Explanation of the scheme: TOP 10K, 100K, 1m - means: TOP of the websites according to the truffic, i.e. among the 100K most popular websites, for example, the Shopware-based websites took almost 125 in 2021. Among the TOP 1m in the same year - over 1000.
The Shopware Community Edition is open source and free of charge, there are no license fees or other costs for using Shopware CE.
In terms of prices and functionality, Shopware CE is better than OXID CE and is an excellent choice when it comes to needs of small and medium-sized companies. Our agency has been dealing with various E-commerce software solutions for years, we are also conversion optimization experts and are happy to advise you on Shopware, Magento and other e-commerce software. As a conversion optimization agency, we offer services in this area. Our references say more about us.
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