6 Reasons why we recommend WooCommerce as an eCommerce platform
WooCommerce is a customizable, open-source eCommerce platform built on WordPress.
1 – It’s free
Where as most other eCommerce platforms require a monthly subscription. WooCommerce has no licences or update costs. It’s Open-source and plans to stay this way.
2 – It’s scalable
If you want to sell 5 products or 10,000 the store can grow to meet these demands. Unlike other platforms that can have a product cap, or require you to buy a larger licence to list this number of products. There is no cap and there are inbuilt tools to help manage large product catalogues such as filtering, sorting and batch import and export tools.
3 – It’s very customizable
WooCommerce is very customizable, we can make the your store look and function exactly like you want it to. Unlike sites like Shopify and SquareSpace where you will see other sites using the same template as you.
4 – Integration with other services
The community offer hundreds of extensions to add additional functionality to the WooCommerce. These extensions include applications and services related to accounting, payment gateways (like PayPal and Stripe), marketing, reporting, couriers (like FedEx and Royal Mail) and with other selling platforms like Amazon, Ebay and Etsy.
5 – It’s tried and tested
Because many businesses use WooCommerce, it’s heavily tested making it robust and secure.
WooCommerce is built on WordPress which runs 26% of all websites today. By market share WooCommerce is now the most popular Ecommerce platform according to built with. 11% of the Top 10,000 Ecommerce websites (with a further 9% using WooCommerce Checkout) are using it.
6 – You can sell what you want, how you want
WooCommerce offers a base upon which you to customise it to suit your product, be it a physical product, virtual product, a download, a reservation, an appointment or subscription. In any combination.
Interested in selling online?
Simply contact us and we can help get your eCommerce site up and running.