WooCommerce originally started as an open-source plugin for WordPress with the aim of facilitating e-commerce on websites that were running on the platform. The ease of use and the free basic product made it widely popular and in 2018, it powers more than 42% of all e-commerce websites in the world.
While it originally started off as a plugin for the WordPress platform, WooCommerce has grown almost to the point where it can be considered a complete platform for e-commerce sites, with a number of themes and extensions being exclusively written for it. Developing an e-commerce site requires work and even though WooCommerce has proved to be a great platform for e-commerce sites, the wide range of extensions and themes have made WooCommerce development a separate field on its own.Request Free Consulatation
WooCommerce was initially designed as a plugin by WordPress theme developer, WooThemes who had hired two developers from a company called Jigowatt to work on a fork of their core project Jigoshop, which would later turn into WooCommerce.
As the world of e-commerce exploded over the years, WooCommerce was at the forefront of the e-commerce platform market, holding most of the market share. What added to the appeal of the platform, other than the base product being free and opensource, was the availability of third-party themes and extensions which added better visual aesthetics and more functionality to the core platform. A few WordPress features that make it one of the best e-commerce platforms in the world including the fact that it is open source and works on the same principles that drive WordPress and the fact that it can be customized to serve the needs of any kind of e-commerce stores from basic small-sized online stores to complex and large-sized online stores.Request Free Consulatation
WooCommerce is one of the most widely used e-commerce platforms in the world right now, ahead of its competitors like Squarespace and Shopify, because of a few key reasons.
WooCommerce is a plugin for WordPress, which is the most widely used platform for building websites in the world right now. By being a part of the WordPress system, it seamlessly integrates into WordPress sites.
The basic plugin is free to use, which allows developers and clients to save up a lot of development costs when it comes to building a custom e-commerce solution.
A WooCommerce based site can be extended using plugins and themes, just like WordPress. This allows developers to use third-party extensions to create the perfect eCommerce solution.
WooCommerce comes with really great analytics tools which can be used to track data and provide insights based on it.
WooCommerce is one of the fastest eCommerce plugins available for WordPress. When optimized and hosted properly, WooCommerce works in a breeze and can handle a lot.
WooCommerce is an open-source e-commerce platform that is built over the WordPress platform. It is completely customizable and allows the developers to craft great solutions that are original and unique.
We offer completely custom WooCommerce solutions for clients who are looking to create an e-commerce site. By using custom themes, we develop solutions which look unique and have all the custom features required by the client