Saleor VS OpenCart

Compare Saleor vs OpenCart and see what are their differences.


A free shopping cart system. OpenCart is an open source PHP-based online e-commerce solution. (by opencart)
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Saleor OpenCart
39 8
14,953 6,321
2.6% 0.8%
9.8 9.7
6 days ago 3 days ago
Python PHP
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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Posts with mentions or reviews of Saleor. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-09.


Posts with mentions or reviews of OpenCart. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-24.
  • Solving Open Source Supply Chain Security for the PHP Ecosystem
    3 projects | | 24 Jan 2022
    > I don't get it, who is going to pay for the time and energy required to audit everything?

    Not everything has to be audited. That's why there's different levels of attestations.

    In terms of economic incentives: If you're a company bit by one of the recent supply chain issues (colors.js, etc.), you might be able to justify hiring a security vendor to audit the code that your company depends on. This would provide a net-positive benefit to the entire ecosystem, even if it's only a small set of audited code.

    Maybe one day, we can even make this an expectation of large players. But that's a discussion for down the road.

    On the opposite end of things, you have independent security consultants that want to establish their reputation so they can get paid engagements with software companies.

    One avenue available to everyone is review open source software, report vulnerabilities to their maintainers. This can be thankless or even traumatic; i.e.

    Gossamer would open an alternative approach: Hang your shingle out by publishing negative (vote-against) attestations of vulnerable versions of open source software and positive attestations (e.g. code-review) of the versions that mitigated the issues they disclosed. Anti-malware vendors (e.g. WordFence) could even issue weaker positive assertions (spot-check) for WordPress plugin/theme updates after vetting the known-good releases. Security companies depend heavily on their ability to earn trust to thrive, and that's a hard market to break into; this offers another way in.

    In short, the economic challenges you're imagining aren't the ones that this project will face. (Although, there will assuredly be challenges.)

    Companies acting in their own self-interest can be leveraged to cover the hot paths of the universal dependency graph, and security up-starts can be leveraged to cover their blind spots. Given enough time, the ecosystem will eventually reach some sort of equilibrium, and many new opportunities will be made in the process.

    > I presume the big package maintainers already have eyes on their stuff - symfony etc.

    Read the discussion on the Symfony Encryption component:

    Just because they have eyes on their stuff doesn't mean that those eyes have the necessary domain-specific expertise to identify problems. If it weren't for Paragon (paragonie-security on Github) and their associates in the security industry, the issues identified in the earlier versions of the module would likely have persisted and been shipped.

  • eCommerce alternatives
    1 project | | 15 Dec 2021
    What about OpenCart:
  • Desde criança OMEGALUL (não sei se o cellbit só fez isso com o desenvolvedor do Nyanroo The Supercat!
    1 project | | 5 Dec 2021
  • My experience with the three applied CMS
    1 project | | 9 Oct 2021
    Another powerful CMS is OpenCart. OpenCart is an open source system, but it does not have an attractive graphic format and requires a site designer to design it, but it can be used to build store sites.
  • Most sites on Wordpress Notable users page no longer use Wordpress.
    1 project | | 4 Oct 2021
    this? - that is a full CMS written in PHP
  • What else is there other than WooCommerce?
    6 projects | | 4 Oct 2021
    I ran a small webstore for a minor league sports team using OpenCart.
  • How To Migrate From WooCommerce To OpenCart?
    2 projects | | 2 Sep 2021
    OpenCart — In 2008, OpenCart was introduced as an eCommerce platform open source. For over a decade, the company has strived to simplify store management for all types of online merchants-beginners, small businesses, medium-sized businesses, and large enterprises.
  • Open Source eMarket online store (beta). Review from the developer.
    1 project | | 18 Jun 2021
    When it comes to Opencart, I just have no idea. That is some seriously weird code and structure. Having everything in a folder called /upload is strange enough, but they have files with the namespaces commented out and global functions... there might be a reason for it, though I suspect it's simply because Opencart has been in development since 2005, and some things were just poorly designed to begin with and hard to change now. But it's not something you should emulate without having a really good understanding of why they're doing it, and why you want to copy it.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Saleor and OpenCart you can also consider the following projects:

django-oscar - Domain-driven e-commerce for Django

Shuup - E-Commerce Platform

Sylius - Open Source eCommerce Platform on Symfony

django-shop - A Django based shop system

vendure - A headless GraphQL ecommerce framework for the modern web

Medusa - The open-source Shopify alternative ⚡️

WooCommerce - A customizable, open-source eCommerce platform built on WordPress. Build any commerce solution you can imagine.

Magento - All Submissions you make to Magento Inc. ("Magento") through GitHub are subject to the following terms and conditions: (1) You grant Magento a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, no charge, royalty free, irrevocable license under your applicable copyrights and patents to reproduce, prepare derivative works of, display, publically perform, sublicense and distribute any feedback, ideas, code, or other information (“Submission") you submit through GitHub. (2) Your Submission is an original work of authorship and you are the owner or are legally entitled to grant the license stated above. (3) You agree to the Contributor License Agreement found here:

Reaction Commerce - Mailchimp Open Commerce is an API-first, headless commerce platform built using Node.js, React, GraphQL. Deployed via Docker and Kubernetes.

Shopware - Shopware 5 Repository - For Shopware 6 visit

Cartridge - Ecommerce for Mezzanine