When comparing Wix vs nopCommerce, the Slant community recommends nopCommerce for most people. In the question“What are the best e-commerce solutions for a medium sized manufacturer?” nopCommerce is ranked 1st while Wix is ranked 4th.
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Pro Functionality can be extended with community plug-ins
Wix has an add-on store, called the App Market, that includes community developed bits of functionality (such as comments, calendars and integrations with third-party services) that you can add to your site. The store includes both free and paid add-ons.
Pro Straightforward drag & drop interface
There's a selection of elements you can choose from in the sidebar that you can drag and drop into the page and edit. There are common elements such as text, images and buttons as well as less common elements such as blog or online store. All elements can be adjusted to some extent to fit your needs. For example, you can change things like the font, weight and style of text and even crop, adjust colors and apply filters to images.
Pro Personalized templates
Wix comes with various kinds of templates based on the users genre and needs, ranging from personal, blog, club, portfolio to commercial.
Pro Wix Code lets you add custom code and backends to your WYSIWYG site when needed
This means you can add custom interactions and API's to your site when needed, but do most of the editing in a GUI. This helps you avoid the need to redo an entire site if you need custom interactions. Also dead easy to connect a database and have dynamic components based on CMS updates.
Pro Great support
Pro Stable and secure
Pro Multi-store feature
It lets you run more than one store from a single installation.
Pro Fast software
For mobile, the demo site built on 4.20 scored 99/100 in the Google PageSpeed Insights tool. Meanwhile, it got a perfect 100/100 for desktop devices.
Pro Active community
The community forum provides free support.
Pro Payment methods
Supports more than 50 payment methods.
Pro Absolutely free
You can create your own store absolutely free and not worry about some additional fees.
Pro Great Marketplace
There are many different plugins and themes, both commercial and free
Pro Many features and capabilities
Very easy to customize as per client requirement
You can sell products that are not in your inventory with the multi-vendor and drop shipping features
Con Generated html is very bad
A lot of duplicated css, a lot of absolute positioning.
Con Hard to migrate away
There isn't an option to self-host the site, but neither should there be a need to.