Reasons to Use Shopify vs. WordPressShopify is an ecommerce platform specifically for people who want an out-of-the-box solution for building an ecommerce site. Reasons to Use WordPress vs. ShopifyWordPress is a popular website creation platform that many businesses use to create ecommerce sites. ), and Shopify will add products to your shop after you click “Save.”Setting up an ecommerce store in WordPress isn’t as straightforward as with Shopify. With over 5 million installations, WooCommerce (shown below) is the most popular plugin for creating an ecommerce WordPress site. Multilingual SitesBoth WordPress and Shopify offer multilingual capability, but WordPress lets you translate your shop into more languages—with different currencies—than Shopify.