Shopify vs. Wordpress for Ecommerce - Carney
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Shopify vs. WordPress for Ecommerce

Looking for an ecommerce platform?

Shopify is an “out-of-the-box”  option meant for users who don’t necessarily have the skills to build an ecommerce site from scratch.


  • …manages web hosting for you.
  • …provides you with a setup guide to get your shop up and running.
  • …has a dedicated support team you can reach through chat or by phone.
  • …allows you to build an attractive, mobile-friendly site without coding skills
  • …gives you the option to buy your domain directly through the platform.
  • …makes it easy to sell through Amazon and TikTok.

That said, if you’re looking for a more flexible platform that is robust enough to scale with you as you grow, you should consider WordPress.


  • …lets you customize your site with thousands of available plugins.
  • …gives you full control over your hosting provider and plugins.
  • …gives you more control over your searchability in SERPs.
  • …lets you translate your sites into unlimited languages and currencies.
  • …lets you set up multiple sites under one account.

Check out SEMRush for a full side-by-side comparison of Shopify and WordPress.


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