Comparison

LiteCart Magento OpenCart osCommerce PrestaShop
Files and Folders ~500 files
~80 folders
4 MB
~13,000 files
~4,700 folders
92 MB
~2,400 files
290 folders
21 MB
~ 1,000 files
100 folders
5 MB
~6,600 files
~978 folders
15,5 MB
Performance
How fast the platform runs.
Lightning Fast Turtle Slow Average Lightning Fast Average
Database Tables
Where information is stored.
51 308 128 50 260
Translations
How translations are created/stored.
Inline code injections -> Database CSV file Multiple files Multiple files Multiple files
Charsets
Charsets for foreign characters.
Any Any UTF-8 ISO-8859-1 UTF-8
ISO-Codes
Reference codes by the International Standard Organisation.
Primary Primary Secondary Secondary Secondary
Weight Units
Specify weight by different weight units.
Length Units
Specify dimensions by different length units.
Quantity Units
Custom quantity units (even decimals).
Dynamic Loading of Components
Prevents loading unnecessary components.
Stock Options
Stock options from combined options e.g. Color: Black + Size: Medium.
Product Groups
Secondary categorizing of products. E.g. material, gender, product families.
Fixed Prices per Currency
Set separate prices per currency.
Separate Tax Rules
Separate tax rules for customer types. E.g. companies within the European Union with given VATIN.
Display Prices Incl. Tax
For countries required to display prices including tax.
Amount of Files for Modules
The number of files a module consists of, e.g. shipping, payment, order total etc.
1 file 7 files, 4 folders 18 files, 36 folders
+ language files
1 file
+ language files
3 files, 1 folder
+ language files
Customer Modules
Modules for interacting with customer data.
Get Address Modules
Modules for automatically preseeding customer forms.
Order Action Modules
Automated actions for orders.
Shipping Modules
Module based calculation of shipping costs during checkout.
Payment Modules
Module based payment functionality during checkout.
Order Success Modules
After order modules for e.g. reporting sales.
Job Modules
Scheduled bakgrund jobs for e.g. currency updating, error reporting, inconsistency checking, product synchronization etc.
Multiple Payment Options
One payment module can return multiple methods.
Plug 'n Play Admin Apps
Packaging of scripts that can be easily installed by plug 'n play.
Cheapest Shipping Cost for Product
Show the cheapest cost of shipping for a product.
Regional Settings Screen
Welcome screen that lets new guests immediately confirm/select currency, language and country.
Search Engine Friendly URLs
Automatically generated search engine friendly links
Automatic
(requires apache mod_rewrite)
Manual Automatic
(requires apache mod_rewrite)
Checkout Type
Type of method for checkout.
One Step Checkout One Page Checkout (Multiple Steps) One Page Checkout (Multiple Steps) Multiple Pages One Step Checkout
Order Editor
Create new or edit current orders in admin.
Search Engine Optimized
Search Engine Optimized HTML code hierarchy.
Fixed Prices Per Currency
Possibility to set separate prices per currency.
Optional
Import/Export Translations
Import or export translations for editing in external applications or transfer from/to other systems.
Import/Export Products
Import or export products for editing in external applications or transfer from/to other systems.
Import/Export Customers
Import or export customers for editing in external applications or transfer from/to other systems.
Import/Export Translations
Import or export translations for editing in external applications or transfer from/to other systems.
Application Cache
Storing of frequently used data for quicker loading.
Object-Relational Mapping
Objects for reading/creating/editing data e.g. products, categories etc.
Smart Reference Objects
Quick scalable one command loading of database data for e.g. products. Prevents loading unnecessary data.
Guest Checkout
Allow guests to checkout without an account.
System Core
Convenient system node model for the center of the platform.
System Events
Possibility of executing plugin code in different core events.
Templates
Easily swap between different design templates.
CAPTCHA
Robot filter
Automatic Image Thumbnails
Thumbnails for faster loading of web optimized graphical components.
Supplier Database
A set of suppliers that can be linked to products.
Delivery Status
Separate delivery information per product.
Sold Out Status
Separate information and rules for sold out products.
Custom Pages
Create and edit custom information pages through admin.
Filter Untranslated Translations
Easily discover which translations remains untranslated for any selected language.
Fallback Translations
Display an alternative translation if a translation is missing for the current language.

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Error Notices
(english)
Plug 'n Play System Components
Implement new functionality in the system through uploading of new system components.
Product Dimensions
Support for product dimensions. Enables volume calculation for shipping.
Automatic Error Reporting
Report PHP errors via e-mail.
Doctype
HTML version.
HTML 5 HTML 5 HTML 5 XHTML 1.0 XHTML 1.1
Schema.org Microdata
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