Wordpress website vs online store

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  1. TheRealHoby

    TheRealHoby Newbie

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    I've been running a vintage clothing operation on Instagram for a few months now with very positive results. I feel it is time to expand and invest in a website for my shoppers. I have some experience with wordpress and feel comfortable using it, so I figured I'd stick with what I know.

    I noticed wordpress has an option for a built in online store (like shopify) and also an option for a general website. Is it worth it to invest in the online store, or am I better building my own website and applying plugins that help it function as a store?
     
  2. blogzandstuff

    blogzandstuff Elite Member

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    wordpress and woocommerce, both free ( although some woocommerce addons may cost, but not generally needed ). Much more flexible and cheaper.
    You can set up a store and have a blog on the same theme
     
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    buttmonk Power Member

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    I'd go with Wordpress and WooCommerce too. Never had any problems using them.
     
  4. TheRealHoby

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    Thanks for the feedback. It looks like the woo commerce plug in is definitely my best option.