Known to disseminate statistics on the use of web technologies, BuiltWith has just opened a section dedicated to e-commerce.
The BuiltWith site is well known for providing indicators on the use of technologies by websites. He thus proposes to discover the market shares of the CMS , or of the various suppliers of CDN for example, on the most visited sites (the first 10,000, 100,000, or the first million) according to Quantcast.
BuiltWith has just added a new section dedicated to the trends observed in e-commerce, in the world, but also in a handful of countries, including France – even if the site seems above all based on American data. A filter by category (clothing, food, etc.) is also activatable. BuiltWith claims to have categorized 1.7 million e-merchants. It also relies on the participation of more than 100,000 e-merchants, especially those mainly in the US, to propose an indicator on sales volume.
In this new section dedicated to e-commerce, the chart on the use of commercial solutions in the world shows that the WooCommerce solution, which turns WordPress into an online store, is the most used (10.30% of market share , see below). Magento follows with almost 10%, far ahead of PrestaShop and its 5.52%. Nearly a quarter of the sample of sites analyzed uses an « other » solution that can for example very well be a solution developed in-house.
On the other hand, of the more than 70,000 French e-merchants on quick loans Bridge cash loans analyzed by BuiltWith, the situation has nothing to do with it. Nearly half use PrestaShop (48.56%), French solution, against a little more than one in ten Magento (11.72%).