Woo commerce is an open source plug-in for wordpress which can be used for creating e-commerce site. With Woo commerce wordpress can not only be used for blogging but also to build e-commerce sites. The name of the plug-in is quite apt “Woo commerce”. It does “Woo” me..
Building an e-commerce site can’t be any simpler than this. Don’t worry, Woo commerce does allow customisation. Isn’t that what you where thinking :). Let me not bore you with what it can do or can’t do. Lets take a dip at its main features.
Main features of woo commerce
Adding and Managing products
- It not only allows you to add a product but also gives option to create categories.
- Provides flexibility in addition of attributes to a product.
- Just like blogs you could tag your product too.
- Helps creating functionality to manage orders placed by customer through e-commerce site and modify the orders based on customers need.
- View history like Total sales for the month, Total orders for the month, registered customer and Guest orders for the month.
Built-in shipping and Payment Method
1. Woo Commerce has some built-in Payment Method includes
- Bank Transfer
- Cash on Delivery
- Mijireh Checkout
2. And some built-in shipping methods includes
- Flat rate
- Free Shipping
- International Delivery
- Local Delivery
- Local Pickup
Manage Tax Rules
- You can also include Tax Rules for particular country and Zip codes
Along with woo commerce built-in functionality, there are many free and paid plug-in available to extend its functionality
Woo Commerce Custom Payment Gateways (Free) → If you don’t want any of the available payment methods and want to include custom API call, you can install this plug-in and can customize it to include your method
Woo Commerce FedEx Shipping (Paid) → For including FedEx shipping method in your site
Woo commerce Sequential Order Numbers → by default woo commerce has random order numbers, to make it sequential use this plug-in
Woo commerce is definitely a feather on WordPress.Can I see this as an alternate to Magento……May be…May not be…
Enjoy blogging and Enjoy Selling……
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