Opencart or Woocommerce.

Hi,

I plan create a online store. About 600 products. I am thinking to use OpenCart or WooCommerce . I intend something simple to use and configure .
What is the best choice?
rflorencioAsked:
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DrDamnitCommented:
My first reaction to this question, was "Let the flame wars begin!"

It comes down to your competency as an admin. Both will handle 600 products. Wordpress + Woocommerce will be easier to get started with, but more complicated the longer you use it. Opencart was designed to be an actual shopping cart from the beginning, and will have level amounts of management tediousness from start to finish.

Regardless of what you pick, if you're actually going to be making money with your 600 products, you'll need to become a master / expert at whichever one you choose because one does not simply "step 1 install shopping cart, step 2 profit!" You need to get all the products in there, get them categorized and taxed appropriately (where taxes apply). Running orders through your process, making sure your images are up to date, handling returns, etc...

there is a lot more to a shopping cart than "setup and easy to configure". Additionally, "easy to configure" is in the mind of the beholder. It depends on what you're used to and what your technical prowess is.

My suggestion is to install both as a testing ground, and add 10 products to each. Then, pick the one that you think suits you best.
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