Headless front-end solution comparison chart - Front-Commerce

Comparing the best front-ends for headless commerce

Every e-commerce has different technological needs, often influenced by their teams and customers. When it comes to choosing a storefront solution for your online store, there’s a lot to think about. Framework, provider, features ..

We’ve put together the comparison chart below in order to outline the technical differences between some of the top e-commerce front-end providers available today. And ultimately help inform you in your choice.

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Headless Front-End Comparison

as of 15/11/2022

Category Sub-category PWA Studio Vue Storefront Front-Commerce










General
Created June 2018 November 2017 2015
Last Version 12.6.0 2.7.2 2.19
Software Development Mode OpenSource OpenSource Proprietary
Provider Adobe Vue Storefront Front-Commerce
Agnostic ❌ ✔️ ✔️
HQ USA USA & Poland France
Frontend Demo veniapwa demo.vuestorefront.io Demo
Link to GitHub GitHub GitHub
Pricing Included in Magento Free version and Enterprise version Pricing




















Integrations
Ecommerce connector Magento 2.3+ BigCommerce
Commercetools
Magento 2 OS
Odoo
SAP
Salesforce Commerce Cloud
Shopify
Shopware
Spree
Sylius
Vendure
Magento 1 (CE, EE)
Magento 2 (OS)
Adobe Commerce B2B
BigCommerce
Oro
Proximis
CMS M2 CMS API / Page Builder Amplience
Bloomreach Content
Contentful
Contentstack
LexasCMS
Sanity
Storyblok
Magento CMS API
Wordpress
Prismic
Contentful
Search ElasticSearch Algolia
Bloomreach Discovery
Constructor.io
Algolia
Attraqt
ElasticSearch
Magento 2 Native search
(ElasticSuite)
Payments Check MO
MultiSafepay
Paypal (Braintree)
Stripe
Adyen
Apple Pay
Braintree
Checkout.com
G Pay
Klarna
Mollie
Paypal
Stripe
Adyen
Affirm
BuyBox
HiPay
LYRA / Payzen
Monext Online (Payline)
Ogone
Payment on account B2B
Paypal
Stripe
Tracking Google Tag Manager Vue Analytics
Google Tag Manager
Google Analytics 4
Matomo




Tech
Release pace Minor version every 6-10 weeks Releases undated Minor version every 6 weeks
Frontend CodeBase React.js Vue.js React.js
Backend codebase Redux NodeJS NodeJS
Middleware GraphQL GraphQL GraphQL









Cloud hosting solution
In-house Cloud hosting solution ❌ ✔️ ✔️
CDN ❌ ✔️ ✔️
24/7 Monitoring ❌ ✔️ ✔️
Continuous deployment ❌ ✔️ ✔️
Hosted in ❌ Unknown France
Autoscaling ❌ Unknown ✔️
Problem Source Identification ❌ Unknown ✔️
(For all Front-Commerce and connected third-party issues)






Other
Coverage of features Incomplete Incomplete Covers 100% of backend solution features (e-com, CMS, search, …) even B2B
i18n ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Multi-Websites ✔️ ✔️ (beta) ✔️
Checkout ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Offline Support ✔️via Workbox ✔️Full ✔️ Basic
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