Volusion vs ZenCart

Our businesses average 4X more in online sales than the nearest competition

  • No credit card required
  • Personal ecommerce consultant
  • Free 24/7 live support


Fully hosted, PCI/CISP certified provider, offering the highest levels of financial security

Volusion merchants have earned more than $14B in sales, including more than $2.8B in 2012 alone

Supporting the needs of merchants with our all-in-one ecommerce platform since 1999

Requires you to set up hosting, SSL and domain requirements on your own

Only offers support through a public forum – no live support or web tutorials are available

Makes no mention of PCI compliance or certification, leaving security in your hands


Protect yourself against credit card fraud by taking advantage of the built-In Fraud Score™ service

Take advantage of easy to use, built-in integrations with Facebook, Google, eBay and Amazon.

Provide customers with buying incentives that they will actually use - like a Daily Deal.

Features that attract customers to your site, like Daily Deals, aren’t available

Ratings and reviews of products featured on ZenCart stores aren’t featured in Google search results

Unlike Volusion, ZenCart stores do not include a soft add to cart feature that customers expect


With Volusion, you receive real help from real people via free 24x7 live customer support

Offers significant value from more than 900 built-in features and lower costing monthly plans

Get access to 500+ help articles, 350+ tutorial videos and 1000+ blog posts, all free of charge

Doesn’t offer a site that’s already optimized for mobile commerce

Instead of offering a personal Account Manager, ZenCart forces you to use a forum to get your store up and running

No built-in access to allow your customers to set up recurring billing for products you sell

Disclaimer: The information on this comparison page that was created by Volusion was believed to be accurate as of 11/1/2013.
To report an error or discrepancy, please email marketing@volusion.com.

Zen Cart is the property of Zen Ventures, LLC.