The E-commerce world is changing continually. Every platform has its unique selling point to some degree. Your E-commerce platform should be easily customizable and it should also be SEO friendly. You may be asking yourself which CMS is better for you and your business? Whether WordPress or Magento?
Generally these two WordPress and Magento content management system may seem similar, that lets you to add, modify, and manage your content in a simple yet effective manner, however they also have differences when you dig deep into their core purposes.
WordPress is a software where you can create your own website or blog that’s extremely beautiful. WordPress has extended and improved its capabilities. The sole reason for introducing WordPress was only for blogging purpose, but it turned out to be useful for content management system as well. It has become much more than just a tool for bloggers, because of its strong SEO related compatibilities and supports the Trackback and Pingback standards for displaying links to other sites that it links itself to a post or an article. WordPress stands apart from rest of its competitor are its variation and the uniqueness that it offers. WordPress is the largest self-hosted blogging tool in the world, used by several millions of people every day.
Magento is an e-commerce website or an open source content management system. It provide the best solution for an ecommerce website development. Magento developers have developed plugins which includes built-in functionality. Themes are essential for your website to grab users’ attention, it provides a basic theme that sets up an e-commerce website, the themes are installed via theme folder FTP or SSH. Magento integrates multiple domain names into one control panel and manage it from a single admin panel. Magento handles more than one storefront at a time.
Know your business Purpose?
Clearly we know that both are Content Management System, to be precise magento was developed especially for E-commerce, if your objective is to sell a product online then magento is all that you are looking for.
If the sole purpose of your business is to post blog or any other contents then WordPress would be an acceptable choice. However the e-commerce plugins provided by WordPress is limited.
If your business is growing or if you want to grow your business then Magento should be your obvious choice.