Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

WordPress

82.3K
27.1K
+ 1
2K
Zen Cart

3
10
+ 1
0
Add tool
Decisions about WordPress and Zen Cart
Xander Groesbeek
Founder at Rate My Meeting · | 5 upvotes · 123.4K views

So many choices for CMSs these days. So then what do you choose if speed, security and customization are key? Headless for one. Consuming your own APIs for content is absolute key. It makes designing pages in the front-end a breeze. Leaving Ghost and Cockpit. If I then looked at the footprint and impact on server load, Cockpit definitely wins that battle.

See more

10 Years ago I have started to check more about the online sphere and I have decided to make a website. There were a few CMS available at that time like WordPress or Joomla that you can use to have your website. At that point, I have decided to use WordPress as it was the easiest and I am glad I have made a good decision. Now WordPress is the most used CMS. Later I have created also a site about WordPress: https://www.wpdoze.com

See more
Get Advice from developers at your company using Private StackShare. Sign up for Private StackShare.
Learn More
Pros of WordPress
Pros of Zen Cart
  • 410
    Customizable
  • 361
    Easy to manage
  • 350
    Plugins & themes
  • 258
    Non-tech colleagues can update website content
  • 246
    Really powerful
  • 144
    Rapid website development
  • 77
    Best documentation
  • 51
    Codex
  • 44
    Product feature set
  • 35
    Custom/internal social network
  • 14
    Open source
  • 8
    Great for all types of websites
  • 6
    Huge install and user base
  • 5
    Best
  • 5
    It's simple and easy to use by any novice
  • 5
    Most websites make use of it
  • 5
    Open Source Community
  • 5
    Perfect example of user collaboration
  • 5
    I like it like I like a kick in the groin
  • 4
    Community
  • 4
    API-based CMS
  • 3
    Easy To use
  • 2
    <a href="https://secure.wphackedhel">Easy Beginner</a>
    Be the first to leave a pro

    Sign up to add or upvote prosMake informed product decisions

    Cons of WordPress
    Cons of Zen Cart
    • 11
      Hard to keep up-to-date if you customize things
    • 10
      Plugins are of mixed quality
    • 8
      Not best backend UI
    • 1
      Complex Organization
    • 1
      Great Security
      Be the first to leave a con

      Sign up to add or upvote consMake informed product decisions

      No Stats
      - No public GitHub repository available -

      What is 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.

      What is Zen Cart?

      Create a shopping cart offering physical or digital products; offer payment via a number of gateways; manage fulfillment. It is an open source shopping cart written in PHP using the LAMP stack.

      Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

      What companies use WordPress?
      What companies use Zen Cart?
        No companies found
        See which teams inside your own company are using WordPress or Zen Cart.
        Sign up for Private StackShareLearn More

        Sign up to get full access to all the companiesMake informed product decisions

        What tools integrate with WordPress?
        What tools integrate with Zen Cart?

        Sign up to get full access to all the tool integrationsMake informed product decisions

        What are some alternatives to WordPress and Zen Cart?
        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.
        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.
        Wix
        Creating your stunning website for free is easier than ever. No tech skills needed. Just pick a template, change anything you want, add your images, videos, text and more to get online instantly.
        Squarespace
        Whether you need simple pages, sophisticated galleries, a professional blog, or want to sell online, it all comes standard with your Squarespace website. Squarespace starts you with beautiful designs right out of the box — each handcrafted by our award-winning design team to make your content stand out.
        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.
        See all alternatives