Shopify vs PrestaShop

What’s the best ecommerce platform for you?

Built to be user-friendly, scalable, and powerful, Shopify has all the features you need to run and grow your business.

Simple, scalable, and powerful


No designers or developers needed

Build a beautiful store with your choice of over 70 responsive themes, and customize it with a simple drag-and-drop store builder. Use Shopify’s user-friendly interface to setup and run your store without hiring help.

Scalable selling

For businesses of any size

Focus on growing your business instead of worrying about updates, technical maintenance, and downtime. Shopify updates automatically, and has no limits on inventory or bandwidth.

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Powerful analytics

Use Shopify’s built-in analytics to track your sales and growth. Learn about your best selling products, abandoned carts, and much more.

Regulation ready

GDPR compliant features are built into Shopify’s platform. Visit the Shopify Help Center to learn everything you need to about the GDPR, Shopify, and your store.

Integrated dropshipping

Find products to sell and add them to your Shopify store in just a few clicks. Learn more about Oberlo and how dropshipping takes care of inventory and shipping for you.

Merchant testimonial

“Switching my online store from PrestaShop to Shopify has made my life so much easier. The amazing features allow me to have more free time to focus on other aspects of my business, such as marketing.”
— Jérémy Tessier, Gang de Paris

More features, less hassle

Let customers pay their way

Accept payments from all over the world with secure checkouts through PayPal, Amazon Pay, Stripe, and a wide range of local payment providers.

Smart marketing

Run ad campaigns on Google, Facebook, and Instagram. Shopify’s built-in marketing tools help you drive the right shoppers to your store and keep them coming back.

Get noticed by search engines

Use Shopify’s built-in SEO features and automated marketing to drive traffic to your store and stay one step ahead of the competition.

Inventory management

Manage your entire inventory with Shopify. Track stock counts, and automatically stop selling products when you run out of inventory.

Do more with Shopify apps

From dropshipping to social media marketing, the Shopify App Store has over 6,000 apps to add even more features and functionality to your store.

Award-winning support

Connect with Shopify customer support whenever you need assistance and at no extra cost. From setup to checkout, Shopify Support can help with almost any challenge your business encounters.

Transparent pricing

For businesses at every stage and size

Basic Shopify

Best for new businesses or online businesses new to in-person selling

$29per month


Best for growing businesses with 1 retail store

$79per month

Advanced Shopify

Best for growing businesses with 2+ retail stores

$299per month

Why choose Shopify?

  • User-friendly
  • Scalable
  • Powerful
  • Regulation ready
  • Dedicated dropshipping

Learn more about Shopify

Compare Shopify

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Shopify Community

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Shopify Help Center

Find answers to all your Shopify questions fast

Page last updated April 2019