Top 5 Excellent E-Commerce Plugins for WordPress


by Kyle Prior

Top 5 Excellent E-Commerce Plugins for WordPress

With the internet being used more and more by your average consumer, you may be wanting to start your own online shop so you can unleash your products to all those potential customers. I’m sure you know that there are countless ways to do just this, but here I’m going to talk specifically about e-commerce plugins for WordPress.

Maybe you’ve heard about the odd plugin that allows you to sell products from your WordPress blog, but you might not know exactly what they are. To help you on your way to selling your products, I’m going to tell you about the five best e-commerce plugins for WordPress.

1. Ecwid

Ecwid

Ecwid is a free plugin for WordPress. It is a full shopping cart/e-commerce system that is extremely easy to install and even easier to maintain. It’s also customizable so you can have it looking however you like. See their showcase gallery that features live sites that use this WordPress plugin.

But as with most things in life, there is a downside. Ecwid uses Ajax for nearly everything, so SEO could be affected and users who don’t have JavaScript enabled can find it impossible to use your site. But don’t let that stop you because this is being worked on and there are already three solutions that you can utilize. Leer más “Top 5 Excellent E-Commerce Plugins for WordPress”

Implementing Ecommerce: What You Need To Know

Shopping online has evolved greatly over the past 10 years. Think back to the early to mid 90’s and many people were still too scared to make the leap to online shopping – mostly due to security issues. Now millions of people shop online every day, buying anything from a book to a car. It seems if you need it, you can find it online.

Implementing Ecommerce: What You Need To Know

As a web designer it is a great idea to know the ins and outs of ecommerce and how to set up a great site that is easy to navigate and easy to make a purchase. From shopping cart options, to the best navigational set up, it takes a lot to build these types of sites.


Shopping online has evolved greatly over the past 10 years. Think back to the early to mid 90’s and many people were still too scared to make the leap to online shopping – mostly due to security issues. Now millions of people shop online every day, buying anything from a book to a car. It seems if you need it, you can find it online.

Implementing Ecommerce: What You Need To Know

As a web designer it is a great idea to know the ins and outs of ecommerce and how to set up a great site that is easy to navigate and easy to make a purchase. From shopping cart options, to the best navigational set up, it takes a lot to build these types of sites. Leer más “Implementing Ecommerce: What You Need To Know”