WooCommerce vs osCommerce
Last updated: May 20, 2020
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.Watch the 2 minute plugin overview
osCommerce (“open source Commerce”) is an e-commerce and online store-management software program. It can be used on any web server that has PHP and MySQL installed. It is available as free software under the GNU General Public License.
WooCommerce vs osCommerce in our news:
2020. WooCommerce launches native WooCommerce Payments feature
WooCommerce, the e-commerce platform developed by Automattic, is improving the payment feature with a native solution called WooCommerce Payments. The payment feature is powered by Stripe. Compared to previous payment solutions on WooCommerce websites, it is fully integrated with the rest of the platform. Previously, WooCommerce users could enable extensions to embed payment widgets on their websites. You could use Stripe, Amazon Pay, Square or PayPal for instance. WooCommerce Payments takes this feature one step further by making it as easy as possible to get started and accept orders.
2014. osCommerce integrates with Paypal
osCommerce released of PayPal app for osCommerce Online Merchant. osCommerce developers worked in close collaboration with PayPal to not only bring updated PayPal payment modules but have also bundled all PayPal modules, including Log In with PayPal, into a single App package for an even tighter integration with osCommerce Online Merchant to enhance both sellers and buyers experiences with PayPal. It's one of the first self-hosted e-commerce solutions to allow the PayPal App to configure itself by securely retrieving the PayPal account API Credentials for you. This is currently available for US and UK sellers and allows you to sign into or create a PayPal live or sandbox account to retrieve the API Credentials from. This makes it extremely easy for new PayPal sellers to start experiencing the PayPal payment methods through a sandbox account and to create a live account as soon as they are ready to accept payments - directly from the osCommerce Administration Dashboard.
2014. osCommerce gets a new content modules
osCommerce released the new version of its e-commerce CMS - osCommerce Online Merchant v2.3.4. This release introduces a new Content Modules feature, secures the Administration Tool if SSL is enabled, and includes new and updated payment modules. Content Modules is a new feature that builds and loads the content of a page through modules. The My Account, Login, and Checkout Success pages have been updated in this release to utilize Content Modules and can now be customized and manipulated through modules without editing source code files. Other pages will soon be updated to utilize Content Modules in following releases and improved on with your help and feedback.
2014. WooCommerce outgoes Magento in Ecommerce Platform Pack
WooCommerce, the popular WordPress ecommerce plugin, had nearly 260,000 active sites indexed with BuiltWith, a web technology profiling tool - about 37,000 more sites than its next closest competitor, Magento. The massive number of WooCommerce-enabled websites may be attributed, in part, to the popularity of the WordPress content management software on which WooCommerce runs. WordPress is believed to power more than 12.3 million websites worldwide, which, by some accounts, makes it the single most-used web publishing platform currently available. WordPress is itself well documented and well understood in the development community, making the prospect of adding ecommerce capabilities with WooCommerce undaunting.