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What is WooCommerce?

Web-based open source eCommerce platform that helps in the creation of online store with themes, payment, shipping options & more.

Who Uses WooCommerce?

eCommerce platform that helps small to large sized retail outlets manage multiple customer accounts, payments, orders, inventory & store.

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Reviews of WooCommerce

Average score

Overall
4.5
Ease of Use
4.3
Customer Service
4.0
Features
4.5
Value for Money
4.6

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Angela
Angela
Owner in US
Verified LinkedIn User
Retail, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

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5.0 last month New

Comments: My overall experience was wonderful, except for the price changes. If it wasn't for the price changes I would still be with them today. I'm actually considering going back because it's such a good platform I'd recommend it to everybody.

Pros:

It's amazing how it's an all in one app. There is nothing u can't find on Woo! It was my initial platform, and I am considering going back

Cons:

Price changed too many times and made it hard to keep up with.

Bogdan Alexandu
Stock Manager in UK
Automotive, 51–200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

WooCommerce to sell

5.0 4 weeks ago New

Pros:

WooCommerce is the best way to transform your WordPress website into a powerful online shop. Setting up the plugin is easy and straightforward. Items management is easy and intuitive. The most important thing at WooCommerce is the compatibility with all wordpress plugins. Increase security, increase website loading speed and the most important SEO.

Cons:

A good webhosting (usually more expensive) is needed for a fluid experience.

Bill
Web Developer in US
Marketing & Advertising, 11–50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Alternatives Considered:

Freemium ecommerce that racks up quickly.

3.0 last month New

Comments: For simple ecommerce setups, WooCommerce is smooth and easy to use. Again, if you have any sort of custom (even conventional) shipping, coupons, or store setups, you're stuck paying for extras that add up pretty quickly.

Pros:

For the most basic of ecommerce setups, you can't beat free for Woocommerce. It's made by the same people that make WordPress, so it integrates very smoothly.

Cons:

If you want to do anything of any complexity at all, you're stuck either writing a bunch of code yourself or paying yearly fees on their plugins.

Neels
Neels
Owner in South Africa
Verified LinkedIn User
Marketing & Advertising, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

For Ecommerce platforms, WooCommerce offers the best value for money by far.

4.0 4 months ago

Comments: I have been building and running many of my own Woocommerce stores over the past 15 years, personally designing, building and publishing the stores as well as sourcing the products, managing the logistics, order processing and customer care.
Over the past 5 years,, I have been doing the same for clients, including SEO and online marketing of the Woocommerce stores.

Pros:

The basic Woocommerce platform delivers all the features needed to run a successful e-commerce shop for most industries or niche services. The thousands of specialist plugins that expand on this basic platform make it suitable for any specialisation you can think of. On top of it all, the platform is free and most plugins have a free tier that is sufficient for most situations. All you need to add is hosting, a domain, some WordPress knowledge and time and you can build a powerful ecommmerce store withouot the high monthly rates of competing platforms.

Cons:

You need to invest some time in learning the basics of the platform if you want to build you own store. Alternatively, you can engage a WordPress developer at reasonable rates to build your site.

Natan
Natan
Ecommerce Designer in Spain
Verified LinkedIn User
Computer Software, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

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Easy to start, hard to optimise

4.0 last month New

Pros:

Is the 2nd fastest tool to create an ecommerce in less than 1 hour. You are in control of your checkout process and your money, and you are not forced to pay fees on every sell

Cons:

You need to pay a lot of plugins or have your coders in order to optimise everything. There is a lot of things you cannot do without coding