As one of the lists of posts, we're going to publish in the next upcoming days for helping those who want to create their eCommerce website or online store. This post is going to talk about the Open Source eCommerce CMS.

eCommerce web development

we define the eCommerce website as the website that contains the activity of buying or selling of products on both online services or over the Internet and pay with a credit card or cash. eCommerce (Electronic Commerce) and it draws on technologies such as mobile eCommerce, electronic funds transfer, supply chain management, Internet marketing, online transaction processing, inventory management systems, and also automated data collection systems.


eCommerce web development - How to start your eCommerce and start earning

eCommerce CMS

First of all, you need to understand what is the CMS or Content management system, And you can get all the information you need to know about from this post.

What is a content management system (CMS)

Also, you can understand the benefits of using CMS from this post:

benefits of using cms - content management system 2019

There are two types of eCommerce CMS, First type we call it (Self-hosted eCommerce website) and 2nd type we call it (Open source).

You can learn more about

eCommerce web development - Self Hosted eCommerce CMS

Open Source eCommerce CMS

we define Open-source software as that type of computer software in which source code is released under a license in which the copyright holder grants and give permissions to users the rights to study, edit, and distribute the software to anyone and for any purpose.

Best eCommerce CMS Platforms (Self-Hosted)

Magento CMS


Well, Magento is the best Open Source eCommerce CMS you will come across if you are a pro in web development. And Brightery is recommending it for all of our clients. Magento eCommerce CMS provides the highest level of flexibility and control over developing the online store with big choices of add-ons and extensions. Magento is also a highly scalable platform. Magento is coming in two versions, Free version and it's amazing for both (Small and medium) scaled businesses and paid for more larger businesses. 

Magento Pricing: Free Community Edition

  • Enterprise – NA


The PrestaShop is another free open source eCommerce cms, It was designed for managing your online store in real time. It’s so easy to install and can be customized with less web development experience and skills. PrestaShop comes with more than +275 features including product management, stock management, store management, SEO, Checkouts and Shipping, Marketing, Reporting and more

PrestaShop: Free  



OpenCart is another amazing open source cms, a lightweight eCommerce platform that is free to use an upgrade. It's suitable for people with some web design skills and development experience and also good to start, but might not be perfect for scaling. Features of OpenCart eCommerce solution includes is Unlimited categories, products, and manufacturers, Multilingual, PCI Compliant (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard), more than 20 payment gateways, reporting and more.

OpenCart Pricing: Free  



WooCommerce is an add-on (Plugin) for the WordPress content management system, built for developing an eCommerce store or website on the WordPress platform. The plugin is easy to install and boasts almost all the features one can expect from an open-source Content management system. WooCommerce also has one of the largest communities across for the eCommerce platforms.

WooCommerce Pricing: Free

Finally, Thanks for reading this post and we can help you build your website depending on any CMS as you request, Brightery is giving the help to build, Manage and enhance online stores. you can just

Estimate your eCommerce website cost now. It's Free




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German Hugh Martin, Sometimes you don't understand what he says, But when it comes to technical and technologies, he's the best. Hugh is the best Technologies project manager @brightery.

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