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Grav vs OpenCart: What are the differences?

Developers describe Grav as "A modern open source flat-file CMS". It is a free, open-source and self-hosted content management system (CMS) based on the PHP programming language and Symfony web application framework. It uses a flat file database for both backend and frontend. It is more widely used, and growing at a faster rate, than other leading flat-file CMS competitors. On the other hand, OpenCart is detailed as "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.

Grav and OpenCart can be categorized as "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS" tools.

Grav is an open source tool with 11.2K GitHub stars and 1.13K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Grav's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Grav has a broader approval, being mentioned in 5 company stacks & 5 developers stacks; compared to OpenCart, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

Decisions about Grav and OpenCart
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 Grav
Pros of OpenCart
  • 4
    Easy to Update
  • 3
    No Databases
  • 2
    Fast Performance
  • 2
    Extensive Plugins
  • 2
    Strong Security
  • 2
    Full Control over customisation + functionality
  • 1
    Ligth storage use
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    Cons of Grav
    Cons of OpenCart
    • 2
      Not easily to intergrate as an eCommerce (yet)
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      What is Grav?

      It is a free, open-source and self-hosted content management system (CMS) based on the PHP programming language and Symfony web application framework. It uses a flat file database for both backend and frontend. It is more widely used, and growing at a faster rate, than other leading flat-file CMS competitors.

      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 Grav and OpenCart?
      Statamic
      The open source, developer & designer-first, Laravel + Git powered CMS built to make managing websites easy with Git.
      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.
      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.
      Hugo
      Hugo is a static site generator written in Go. It is optimized for speed, easy use and configurability. Hugo takes a directory with content and templates and renders them into a full html website. Hugo makes use of markdown files with front matter for meta data.
      Ghost
      Ghost is a platform dedicated to one thing: Publishing. It's beautifully designed, completely customisable and completely Open Source. Ghost allows you to write and publish your own blog, giving you the tools to make it easy and even fun to do.
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