Looking for a Magento alternative? We go over the 10 best options

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Top 10 Magento Alternatives

As you may have found out already, Magento will no longer be supporting Magento 1 software starting June 2020.  When it was announced in 2017, that seemed so far away, but now it’s only a couple months away.  So the time is now to change your eCommerce platform.  Because, if you don’t, you are putting your website at risk to viruses and your customer’s information vulnerable.  Because in June 2020, your website will no longer be supported by security updates.

But luckily there are a lot of great Magento alternatives.  We’ll go over the 10 best e-commerce platforms that you could start using for your e-commerce website.


BigCommerce is, no pun intended, a giant in the eCommerce industry.  They are a very good choice for an e-commerce website.

This is because BigCommerce works seamlessly with a large assortment of enterprise-grade apps that are easily installed with just one click.  In fact, 96% of merchants are able to migrate from their existing platform in 2-4 months.  So now is the time to get started with BigCommerce!

And you will appreciate the price.  You can get started typically at a fourth of the price you would for Magento.

You can get started with BigCommerce by clicking here.


WooCommerce is an e-commerce option if you want your website to use WordPress.  If you’ve never used WordPress, don’t worry; we have a non-technical guide to getting started here.  You can use this plugin to migrate your Magento website to WooCommerce.  A good web host to use if you decide to WooCommerce is Liquid Web; we talk about that here.


Shopify is a very popular e-commerce option for online stores, and with good reason.  No design skills are needed in order to create beautiful, professional-looking stores.  And a great reason to switch from Magento to Shopify would be to because there are many integration tools that can help you convert your website.  Click here to get started.


3DCart is another e-commerce solution platform that we like here at Website Tips & Tutorials.  There are great shopping cart integration tools to convert your Magento store to a 3DCart store.  You can get started with a plan as low as $9/month by clicking here.


If you’re familiar with Joomla as a CMS, then you will love HikaShop.  HikaShop is a great e-commerce solution for Joomla websites.  And there are great integrations that can convert your Magento store to a HikaShop.  You can get started with HikaShop by clicking here.


PrestaShop is a great option when you’re looking for an e-commerce platform.  There are Magento to PrestaShop migration tools that can covert your Magento store to a PrestaShop store.  We talk about great website hosts for PrestaShop here.


OpenCart is a great PHP-based online e-commerce solution.  You can use a Magento to OpenCart Migration Module to get your store converted to OpenCart.  We talk about who you should use for a website host for your OpenCart store here.


Weebly is another great online e-commerce option.  We really like Weebly here at Website Tips & Tutorials because it is really easy to get started with Weebly.  We go over that here.  You can get started on your Weebly Store by clicking here.

Yahoo Small Business

Yahoo Small Business is another good option for creating an online store.  You can work with one of their website developers in order to make sure your new e-commerce store is to your liking.  You can get started by clicking here.


Still not sure about the options we’ve already given you?  Then consider osCommerce, another online store e-commerce solution.  We talk about osCommerce and which website hosts you should use for osCommerce here.