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Saleor vs Spree: What are the differences?

Saleor: A GraphQL-first e-commerce platform for the PWA era. Saleor is a rapidly-growing open source e-commerce platform that has served high-volume companies from branches like publishing and apparel since 2012. Based on Python and Django, the latest major update introduces a modular front end powered by a GraphQL API and written with React and TypeScript; Spree: A complete open source ecommerce solution for Ruby on Rails. The Spree storefront offers a full feature set and is built on common standards, so you don't have to compromise speed to market, efficiency or innovation. The modular platform allows you to easily configure, supplement or replace any functionality you need, so that you can build the exact storefront that you want.

Saleor and Spree belong to "Ecommerce" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Saleor are:

  • PWA: End users can shop offline for better sales and shopping experiences
  • GraphQL API: Access all data from any web or mobile client using the latest technology
  • Headless commerce: Build mobile apps, customize storefronts and externalize processes

On the other hand, Spree provides the following key features:

  • More than 45,000 stores and growing, and an active community
  • Modular platform
  • Powerful Customization

Saleor and Spree are both open source tools. Spree with 9.83K GitHub stars and 4.32K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Saleor with 4.99K GitHub stars and 1.87K GitHub forks.

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Pros of Saleor
Pros of Spree
  • 12
    Powerful
  • 7
    Open source
  • 6
    Headless API
  • 6
    Offline browsing
  • 4
    GraphQL
  • 11
    Open Source
  • 11
    Great community and support
  • 10
    Ruby
  • 8
    Flexible e-commerce solution
  • 4
    Lots of extensions

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Cons of Saleor
Cons of Spree
  • 6
    Poor documentation
  • 2
    API should be javascript only, not React or
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    What is Saleor?

    Saleor is a rapidly-growing open source e-commerce platform that has served high-volume companies from branches like publishing and apparel since 2012. Based on Python and Django, the latest major update introduces a modular front end powered by a GraphQL API and written with React and TypeScript.

    What is Spree?

    The Spree storefront offers a full feature set and is built on common standards, so you don't have to compromise speed to market, efficiency or innovation. The modular platform allows you to easily configure, supplement or replace any functionality you need, so that you can build the exact storefront that you want.

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    What are some alternatives to Saleor and Spree?
    Magento
    Magento Community Edition is perfect if you’re a developer who wants to build your own solution with flexible eCommerce technology. You can modify the core code and add a wide variety of features and functionality.
    WooCommerce
    WooCommerce is the most popular WordPress eCommerce plugin. And it's available for free. Packed full of features, perfectly integrated into your self-hosted WordPress website.
    Shopify
    Shopify powers tens of thousands of online retailers including General Electric, Amnesty International, CrossFit, Tesla Motors, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Foo Fighters, GitHub, and more. Our platform allows users to easily and quickly create their own online store without all the technical work involved in developing their own website, or the huge expense of having someone else build it. Shopify lets merchants manage all aspects of their shops: uploading products, changing the design, accepting credit card orders, and viewing their incoming orders and completed transactions.
    Reaction Commerce
    It is an API-first, modular commerce stack made for ambitious brands and retailers. It’s service-based architecture is built to deliver flexibility and freedom at scale.
    PrestaShop
    PrestaShop is written in PHP, is highly customizable, supports all the major payment services, is translated in many languages and localized for many countries, and is fully responsive (both front- and back-office).
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