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side-by-side comparison of BigCommerce vs. WooCommerce
based on preference data from user reviews. BigCommerce rates 4.2/5 stars with 371 reviews. By contrast, WooCommerce rates 4.3/5 stars with 785 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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4.2 out of 5
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4.3 out of 5
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BigCommerce
BigCommerce
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
Market Segments
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
Small-Business (79.3% of reviews)
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
Small-Business (89.4% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
$29.95/ per month
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
No pricing information available

BigCommerce vs WooCommerce

When assessing the two solutions, reviewers found BigCommerce easier to use, set up, and administer. However, reviewers felt that both vendors make it equally easy to do business overall.

  • Reviewers felt that WooCommerce meets the needs of their business better than BigCommerce.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that BigCommerce is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of WooCommerce over BigCommerce.
Categories
Shared Categories
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
BigCommerce and WooCommerce are categorized as E-Commerce Platforms
Unique Categories
BigCommerce
BigCommerce is categorized as Omnichannel Commerce
WooCommerce
WooCommerce has no unique categories
Pricing
BigCommerce
BigCommerce Pricing
Standard
$29.95/ per month
Plus
$79.95/ per month
Pro
299.95/ per month
Enterprise
Custom
Free Trial
WooCommerce
WooCommerce Pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
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Ratings
Meets Requirements
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.4
Responses: 313
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.8
Responses: 690
Ease of Use
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.5
Responses: 313
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.4
Responses: 692
Ease of Setup
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.4
Responses: 182
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.2
Responses: 474
Ease of Admin
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.5
Responses: 184
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.4
Responses: 474
Quality of Support
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.2
Responses: 300
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
7.4
Responses: 554
Ease of Doing Business With
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.5
Responses: 183
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.5
Responses: 431
Product Direction (% positive)
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.1
Responses: 304
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.5
Responses: 685
Features
Merchandising/Marketing
Storefront Design Tools
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.2
Responses: 257
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
7.9
Responses: 559
Product Visualization
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.5
Responses: 256
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.2
Responses: 586
Recommendations / Personalization
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
7.8
Responses: 243
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.0
Responses: 564
Promotions and Discounts
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.0
Responses: 242
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.4
Responses: 565
Abandoned Cart Tools
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.0
Responses: 226
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
7.1
Responses: 473
Product Reviews
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
7.9
Responses: 227
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.2
Responses: 526
SEO
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
7.9
Responses: 234
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.2
Responses: 537
Product Catalog
Content Management
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.4
Responses: 255
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.6
Responses: 592
Configured Products
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.3
Responses: 251
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.5
Responses: 582
Product Search and Filtering
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
7.9
Responses: 253
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.2
Responses: 573
Intangible Products
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.0
Responses: 157
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.3
Responses: 468
Order Process
Checkout Process
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.7
Responses: 257
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.6
Responses: 600
Shipping Options
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.3
Responses: 252
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.1
Responses: 565
Tax Display and Processing
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.6
Responses: 239
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.2
Responses: 550
Payment Processing
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.9
Responses: 249
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.6
Responses: 596
Order Management
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.6
Responses: 257
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.5
Responses: 597
Returns / Refunds
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.3
Responses: 221
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.1
Responses: 516
Inventory Management
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.2
Responses: 218
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.4
Responses: 527
Cross-Channel Fulfillment
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.0
Responses: 156
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
Feature Not Available
Multi-Channel Support
Unified Customer Experience
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.2
Responses: 209
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.2
Responses: 475
Mobile
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.2
Responses: 225
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.5
Responses: 533
Social Commerce
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.1
Responses: 192
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.0
Responses: 428
Customer Service
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.2
Responses: 212
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
7.9
Responses: 441
Store Locator
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.0
Responses: 127
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
7.8
Responses: 333
3rd-Party Store Integration
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.1
Responses: 137
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.2
Responses: 348
B2B Features
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
7.7
Responses: 94
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
7.9
Responses: 328
Platform
APIs
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.1
Responses: 178
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.4
Responses: 417
Customization
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
7.9
Responses: 235
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.4
Responses: 556
Integrations to Add-on Tools
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.0
Responses: 211
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.6
Responses: 531
User Management
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.6
Responses: 233
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.5
Responses: 542
Reporting / Analytics
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.0
Responses: 229
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.0
Responses: 535
Security
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.6
Responses: 236
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.1
Responses: 543
Multi-Site Management
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
Feature Not Available
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.0
Responses: 301
Admin Access Rights
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.8
Responses: 228
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.7
Responses: 531
Test-to-Product Migration
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
Feature Not Available
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
7.9
Responses: 398
Internationalization
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
Feature Not Available
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.2
Responses: 405
Cross Browser Support
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.7
Responses: 213
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.7
Responses: 507
Performance and Reliability
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
8.8
Responses: 243
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.6
Responses: 567
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of both BigCommerce and WooCommerce were most often representing companies in the Small-Business segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
79.3%
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
89.4%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
15.9%
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
8.2%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
BigCommerce
BigCommerce
4.8%
WooCommerce
WooCommerce
2.4%
Reviewers' Industry
BigCommerce
BigCommerce Industry
Retail
19.3%
Apparel & Fashion
6.7%
Marketing and Advertising
6.4%
Health, Wellness and Fitness
3.6%
Internet
3.1%
Other
60.8%
WooCommerce
WooCommerce Industry
Marketing and Advertising
9.3%
Information Technology and Services
8.9%
Retail
8.6%
Internet
8.6%
Apparel & Fashion
7.0%
Other
57.6%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
BigCommerce
Andrew D. G.
User in Retail

1) It works, uptime is great 2) It's highly scalable for small cost focused start-ups which can start at low cost and develop their eCommerce store look and features as their business and experience develops 3) There are many seamless applications, tons...

WooCommerce
Kimberly H.
User in Marketing and Advertising

Wordpress is the best content management system that allows installing WooCommerce and get transactions with it. I can easily edit any part of our site, from the main page to the purchase button. An important point is that it is so easy to use and that...

Most Helpful Critical Review
BigCommerce
Bradley J. M.
Administrator in Business Supplies and Equipment

Giving prospect the impression that they are web designer and code writers. Spending 3500 bucks because the above is untrue. BC involves third parties for everything Asian customer service, never the same guy twice. Paying 2% of sales AND paying a...

WooCommerce
Jim R.
Administrator in Computer Software

The WooCommerce base software is virtually useless without purchasing dozens of pricey "extensions", but you only discover this gradually, after you've invested a lot of time into setup and integration. It's like they've perfectly designed it to milk the...

Discussions
BigCommerce
BigCommerce Discussions
How do we get the best version of bigcommerce and where?
1 comment
samuel k.
SK
I'm a developer and I can answer these questions, but it all depends on how much sales volume you have each month and what features you need. Joanna @ bizgeniRead more
What is my logo too big for my invoices?
1 comment
CM
I can understand the frustration. All you’ve to do is decrease the width and height of your logo with a tools like photoshop Or Apply custom css...Read more
Monty the Mongoose crying
BigCommerce has no more discussions with answers
WooCommerce
WooCommerce Discussions
How do I sell subscription on woocommerce?
3 comments
Benjamin I.
BI
I have found solution to this, all you need to do is to get their paid pluging to sell subscription Read more
how to backup woocommerce database
2 comments
G2
WooCommerce creates and uses existing tables within the WordPress database. Any database backup plugin would work, along with backing up the WordPress...Read more
Is woocommrce better than other cms e-commerce?
1 comment
Kapil A.
KA
That's a pretty difficult question to answer. As a long-time Woocommerce user, and a user of several other e-commerce based CMS and/or e-commerce plugin...Read more
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Videos
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