WooCommerce is a powerful plugin for the WordPress platform. It offers all the features you need from an eCommerce solution, while retaining the ease-of-use of its parent platform.It is a completely free platform with unlimited supports unlimited products. Supports nearly all WordPress themes, and offers a myriad of customization options and it comes with an extension system and hundreds of options and includes basic security features to protect your store.
The platform is remarkably easy-to-use and can be setup on your own hosting.
Why Choose Woocommerce?
To most WordPress users WooCommerce is a common name. This wildly popular eCommerce platform features nearly 400,000 sites. It comes with nearly all the functionality you'll need to open an online shop, as well as other advanced capabilities via its extension program.
− Versions and pricing section You will need a reliable eCommerce hosting provider to host it.
− Ease of Use Developing and setting up WordPress and WooCommerce and your very ‘own’ eCommerce platform is live where you’re the owner of everything from customers sensitive data to order details.
− It lets you switch to any of your preferred hosting solution provider within minutes through the migration system. − You’re not tied to any third-party rules or obligations.
WooCommerce store security is mainly based on your hosting provider and most of the hosting services are PCI compliant. A majority of them also offer free SSL certificates and CDNs for your store
WooCommerce is an open source eCommerce application that’s really easy to scale.
It is built for small and medium-sized eCommerce stores but you can even go beyond that as it can handle up to 100,000+ products and thousands of transactions per minute.
As it is self-hosted, you only need to increase server storage space on your hosting provider to scale it up. Cloud hosting is preferred in this case, as it is the easiest to scale and provides impenetrable security
Support & Maintenance
Magento comes with a high number of users and a robust community. Magento has forums full of developers who can answer questions and strive to turn Magento into a better platform. Additionally, users can receive support from the developers from which they purchase extensions.
Plugins or (extensions) and Customization
WooCommerce is the most customizable eCommerce application.
It offers hundreds of free and paid extensions, themes and plugins.
There are multiple tutorials available online for WooCommerce customizations.
It has an active community offering extensive content in the form of blogs, vlogs, podcasts, and Wordcamps.
It includes hundreds of forums entirely dedicated to discussing WooCommerce and its issues.
Features & Functionality
Supports an unlimited number of products.
Comes with a robust extension system, based on the WordPress plugin format.
Enables you to pick almost any payment processors you want using extensions.
Offers dozens of premium and free themes.
Simplicity & Ease of use
WooCommerce is really easy to use and setup through a point-and-click installation process.
If you have ever run a WordPress site or if you are familiar with its interface then managing WooCommerce store would be pretty easy for you.
Even if you’re a newbie then you won’t find it difficult to learn and your learning curve would definitely be shallower.
It’s FREE. WooCommerce and it’s CMS, WordPress, are completely free.
Whereas, there are no hidden cost or charges. You just need to host it on a reliable and secure WooCommerce hosting provider.
Considering cloud hosting, an average cloud hosting provider bills you between $5 to $10 per month.
Payment gateway costs: 2.9% + on average
Setting up a store is free, aside from your web hosting expenses.
It’s easy to pick up if you have any experience with WordPress.
There is extensive documentation available for its users. Plus, you can contact the team behind the project if you have any additional questions.
Integrates with Google Analytics using an extension.
Includes SSL support, but you need to obtain your own certificate.
Customer Success Story
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