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WordPress vs Shopify: Which is best for SEO Performance?

Shopify or WordPress: which is the best for SEO? This is the main question that a lot of startups discover themselves asking, and in this post,  We are going to answer this.

Let’s start with a quick overview of Shopify and WordPress.


First of all, there is no CMS out there which can say easy ranking! But if a question arises regarding easy management, then both Shopify and WordPress are widely accepted due to their easy management capability. But We always recommend WordPress over the Shopify. Why?

WordPress vs Shopify - Which is best for SEO performance

  • WordPress can easily cope with anything you throw at it and make your site accessible and available for the whole world to see.
  • It is a powerhouse. It’s nearly the perfect website platform, capable of running all kinds of websites.
  • It is opensource, and you can use it completely free of coast.
  • You have full control of your website.
  • The website design and website functionality are 100% customizable.
  • Extend the functionality of your website with tons of free Plugins
  • Self-hosted CMS

If someone wants a CMS which is SEO friendly, easily manageable, easily customizable, tons of free plugins and themes, self-hosted and many more, then WordPress is the unique one. In short, the WordPress is like the sky is the limit.

On the other hand, Shopify is also a good CMS, but there is some drawback also.

  • Less customizability.
  • Pay monthly for every little thing.
  • Automated robots.txt, no control over it.
  • Automated XML sitemap, no control over it.
  • Duplicate content issue by collections, tags, and filters.
  • The absence of user-defined canonical URL.
  • Inability to work for page speed.
  • Cannot get the URLs quite as clean as you might like.
  • Hosted CMS.

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