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Free E-commerce Plugins To Boost Functionality of Your WordPress Website

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by gullsinn, Nov 19, 2012.

  1. gullsinn

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    Hi Everyone,

    I noticed a lot of people here asking about eCommerce plugins for wordpress So i decided to share my info with them. I have picked-up some of the best ecommerce plug-ins from WordPress store. Check them out below:

    1. Ecwid

    Ecwid is one of the best WordPress ecommerce plug-ins which is totally free to use. This one is becoming a lot popular in merchants and online store owners. It has simple drag and drop facility. Also this plug-in has feature to be used with social profiles like Facebook & blogs etc. Also its added advantage over other plug-ins is its fast speed. Ecwid keeps on getting new updates on regular basis to add even more power to your website.


    However, due to use of Ajax Ecwid is having some disadvantages from Search Engine Optimization perspective but that cannot over-ride the enormous benefits availed by the plug-in.

    2. eShop

    This plug-in is also a free plug-in to use without paying anything. This is having a very simple and user friendly admin panel which is extremely easy to operate. eShop provides a list of advanced features including option to list number of products on same page using add-to-cart form, Variety of shopping options, discount choices, availing product?s download sales information and a lot more to list. Also eShop is of highly customization nature giving you great control over it.


    The only limitation I found with eShop is the payment options as it avails payment using only 2 main methods with Paypal or Pay son or third one is using eShop on its own for paying off. I hope this limitation will be avoided soon by upgrading these payment options by including some more popular option to pay.

    3. WP e-commerce

    WP e-commerce is a plug-in which has gained the most popularity among the users and merchants. It really facilitates enormous advantages over most of other e-commerce plug-ins like eShop etc. This plug-in is again free to use for all however you can opt for premium version as well as per your choice and needs.


    The most alluring feature of this plug-in is availability of a number of popular payment channels as it includes payment by money-orders, via checks or online methods almost all Paypal methods, Google checkout service etc.


    Also it avails many tools for SEO, easy shipping, drag & drop facility & easy customization etc.

    4. Cart66

    Cart66 is again a very effective and useful WordPress plugin to help selling your products with great ease. It is having free version as well as premium version as well. You can opt for one as per your requirements.


    This plugin gives you power to sell any type of product or services online along with availing option to charge membership charges to users as well if you need to do so. It also provides Paypal as a payment method and other payment gateway as well. Also you can avail easy integration with Amazon using this plugin.

    5. MarketPress

    This is no doubt one of the best WordPress plug-ins at present having an almost never ending list of features with exceptionally easy to use interface.


    Some of the attractive features include a number of currencies availability, easy and quick shipping, enormous payment gateway including all important ones like Paypal, MoneyBookers, Google-Checkout etc, Feature for download option plus selling actual products, provision for using coupon & offers on products, complete translation facility to a number of languages and a more to count here.


    Also it can be easily used to run eBay type of online stores to sell products and getting a defined percentage commission on product?s sale.
    So using these free plug-ins you can really do a lot more than just promoting your products online. Make great sales by making proper use of these best e-commerce plug-ins for WordPress and feel the big rise in sales and great user experience.


    Please take time to add your valuable suggestion below after your views of above mentioned plug-ins or mention some other you want to add to the list.
     
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  2. terrycody

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    very very thankful to this mate! u own the rep!
     
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    you're welcome terry