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Craft vs OpenCart: What are the differences?

What is Craft? A CMS built to do one thing and do it well: manage content. Craft is a content management system (CMS) that’s laser-focused on doing one thing really, really well: managing content.

What is OpenCart? A free and an open source e-commerce shopping cart system. It is an online store management system. It is PHP-based, using a MySQL database and HTML components. Support is provided for different languages and currencies. It is freely available under the GNU General Public License.

Craft and OpenCart can be primarily classified as "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS" tools.

Postmark, nclud, and Someoddpilot are some of the popular companies that use Craft, whereas OpenCart is used by Completely Crystals Limited, iPhady, and The APP Solutions. Craft has a broader approval, being mentioned in 56 company stacks & 54 developers stacks; compared to OpenCart, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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David Swift

We devised SwiftERM to generate additional income from existing consumers on ecommerce websites. Available for those using Shopify, Magento, Woocommerce or Opencart, it runs in alongside (not instead of) existing email marketing software like Mailchimp, Drupal or Emarsys. It is 100% automatic so needs zero additional staff. It uses predictive analytics to identify imminent consumer purchases. The average additional turnover achieved is 10.5%. It is the only software in the world authorised to send Trustpilot to send product ratings in outbound emails. Developers and ecommerce retailers are invited to try to it for free, to establish viability this predictive analytics system is. SwiftERM is a certified Microsoft Partner MPN ID 6197468.

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Pros of Craft
Pros of OpenCart
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    Quick bespoke CMS
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    Easy to use CMS
  • 6
    Clean slate approach to templating
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    Has it's own StackExcange
  • 2
    Clean templating markup (twig)
  • 2
    Great support
  • 2
    Free licence available for single user account version
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    What is Craft?

    Craft is a content management system (CMS) that’s laser-focused on doing one thing really, really well: managing content.

    What is OpenCart?

    It is an online store management system. It is PHP-based, using a MySQL database and HTML components. Support is provided for different languages and currencies. It is freely available under the GNU General Public License.

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    What are some alternatives to Craft and OpenCart?
    WordPress
    The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 60 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call “home” — we’d love you to join the family.
    Drupal
    Drupal is an open source content management platform powering millions of websites and applications. It’s built, used, and supported by an active and diverse community of people around the world.
    Joomla!
    Joomla is a simple and powerful web server application and it requires a server with PHP and either MySQL, PostgreSQL, or SQL Server to run it.
    Adobe Experience Manager
    It is a Web Content Management System that allows companies to manage their web content (Web pages, digital assets, forms, etc) and also create digital experiences with this content on any platform web, mobile or IoT.
    Strapi
    Strapi is100% JavaScript, extensible, and fully customizable. It enables developers to build projects faster by providing a customizable API out of the box and giving them the freedom to use the their favorite tools.
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