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Magento statistics for 2018


The year 2017 is about to over and it’s the ideal time to look up at Magento statistics which is the most popular e-commerce platform so far. There are more than 250,000 merchants around the globe using Magento as their e-commerce platform.

  1. There are over 48,000 websites that are using Magento platform.
  2. The major change in statistics are seen in 2008 when the platform downloads are increased on a great level.
  3. Recently, Magento is empowering 28% of websites and fortunately 16% of them are from one million websites.
  4. The Statistics for websites that are using Ecommerce technologies are as follows:
  • WooCommerce: 28%
  • Magento: 28%
  • Shopify: 4%
  • Magento enterprise: 4%
  • Bigcommerce: 4%
  • Volusion: 4%
  • Remaining are others
  1. More businesses are choosing Magento; New ones as well as previous ones.
  2. Magento is used all over the world but most of them live in United States, United kingdom and then in Netherlands.
  3. In 2016, Magento platform manages 101 Billion dollars and is growing rapidly till date.
  4. Magento 2 is efficiently made to handle more orders per on hourly basis.

Differences between 1.0 and 2.0

Magento 1.0+

Magento 2.0+

API Added Retroactively API is Core to the technology
Flexible Architecture New Architecture for Speed
Open Source (CE) Open Source (CE)
No Front-end Library Ships with LESS
Legacy PHP PHP5.6+ / 7.0
No Support for HTML5/CSS3 Native Support HTML5/CSS3
RWD Theme Included RWD Theme Included
Weak Content Staging Advanced Content Staging
Sub-Par Search (SOLR) Elastic Search (EE)
External PayPal In-Site PayPal Experience
Secure Bridge PCI Compliance Hosted Fields
Minimal Video Features Integrated Video (PDP)*
Full Page Cache (EE) FPC (EE)/Varnish
Severe DB Locking Issues Zero Table Locking (Checkout)
Decent Automated Tests Better Automated Tests
JS – Prototype JS – Jquery
Huge Extension Marketplace Minimal Extensions for 2.0
Stale Admin Panel (Backoffice) Fresh New Design in Admin
No Data Grid Customizable Data Grid for Catalog
Admin Non-Responsive Responsive Admin Panel
EE Pricing by License EE Pricing by Order Volume
5-12 Month Project Cycle Claimed 4-8 Month Project Cycle*
Legacy Checkout Streamlined Checkout Process
Popular Payment & Shipping Methods Same Payment & Shipping Methods
“Wild West” Extension Market Rigorous Extension Testing
Connect Store New “Marketplace”


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