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Shopify VS Wix

Are you considering using what platform to open a store? Let's take a look at the following platform comparison without prejudice to understand the characteristics of different platforms.

ShopifyWix
Monthly platform usage feeMinimum USD 29, which is approximately HK$225Minimum USD $30 (HK$234)
Target groupBusiness with a willingness to run long-term storesTo open a store that only runs for a few weeks/months
Trading restriction/Revenue share- Charge credit card fees that 3.3%/bill + HKD $2.35
- More than 70 different types of payment gateways are supported including PayPal, Authorize net, Braintree and PayMill, etc.
- Charge credit card fees: Without any official information, only provided US domestic transaction fees
- 17 different types of payment gateways are supported including PayPal, Stripe and Authorize.net, etc.
ExpansibilityHigh, over 5,000 applets that can choose their combinations. -If you have any special enquiries, you can find programmers to make your applets.
Low, only 250 applets are provided, and not all of them are related to e-commerce
-Users all around the world, you can discuss with them on the internet
Low, only 250 applets are provided, and not all of them are related to e-commerce
Platform transformationFree to import and export product information, customers information, orders, it is easy to back upCannot export all information when you want platform transformation,
everything needs to be reproduced piece by piece
E-commerce functionSimple and efficient addition of products and easy to create categoriesComplicated to add products/category
Internet storageUnlimited35 GB
Inventory managementComplete inventory system that uploads individual or more products, uses inventory management tools, gets revenue reports, queries access and access records, etc.It is designed for the smaller online store, the system requires applications to be installed to obtain income reports and visitor analysis.
Design flexibility Free to change the design anytimeYou cannot make any changes when you selected the template
Speed

Get an A rating of 92% after a GTMetrix speed test on the Shopify website.
Grid speed test using Pingdom is 85

It is an excellent result, without loading times ranging from 1 to 4 seconds.


Get a D rating of 65% after a GTMetrix speed test on the Shopify website.
Grid speed test using Pingdom is 82

In some tests, Wix.com used loading times took up to 9 seconds, which was not ideal for users or SEO.
Opening and business consultationWilkinson Technology Solutions offer a one-to-one, client-oriented advice for capital investment and industry-specific recommendations

*Note: The above information was extracted from the official websites and online discussion areas of major platforms in June 2020, and the information may be updated from time to time. Please refer to the official information of the platform.

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