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WooCommerce

The most popular WordPress eCommerce plugin
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What is WooCommerce?

WooCommerce is the most popular WordPress eCommerce plugin. And it's available for free. Packed full of features, perfectly integrated into your self-hosted WordPress website.
WooCommerce is a tool in the Ecommerce category of a tech stack.

Who uses WooCommerce?

Companies
5316 companies reportedly use WooCommerce in their tech stacks, including Ertugrulonline.co.uk, Strava, and Sendcloud.

Developers
4658 developers on StackShare have stated that they use WooCommerce.

WooCommerce Integrations

WordPress, LiveChat, Sitefinity, Vue Storefront, and Crowdin are some of the popular tools that integrate with WooCommerce. Here's a list of all 81 tools that integrate with WooCommerce.
Pros of WooCommerce
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Easy to extend and customize
Decisions about WooCommerce

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose WooCommerce in their tech stack.

Attia Ahmed
Backend Developer at Famcare · | 4 upvotes · 5.4K views
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We are a consultation service provider, we use WooCommerce as our financial management system, our business model based on packages, you buy a package with X number of consultation, buying a package allows you to benefit from this package X times, we having our own custom plugin to manage this process, but we are looking to enhance our implementation by using a supported plugin or better system design, but we are struggling to find a plugin that customizes WooCommerce to match our business model, do you know any similar plugins? If not we are open to any system design ideas

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Dan Platon
PHP Software Developer · | 5 upvotes · 60.4K views

I'm looking to build an eCommerce website and seeking advice from professionals on the most reliable tech stack that I can use. Currently, the website is built on top of WordPress with WooCommerce, but the company has grown up, and evidently, the number of products have been increased. The site needs a fresh code because WordPress doesn't make it anymore.

The stack I'm most familiar with is PHP + Symfony + MySQL + Apache HTTP Server or NGINX. Headless eCommerce is the one I'm looking for, because of the huge complexity, it would be great to separate the backend from the frontend. Not sure about CMSs, because they had a huge amount of functionality that the application doesn't need. I've been looking also at PrestaShop, it seems ok, but not sure about customization and front-end integration. As a custom solution, I have found Sylius or Aimeos for the backend, but I'm not too sure about a frontend stack.

Could you please give some suggestions about the frontend stack and if the ones for the backend are ok?

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WooCommerce's Features

  • Payments
  • Shipping
  • Inventory
  • Reporting
  • Marketing
  • Tax

WooCommerce Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to WooCommerce?
Magento
Magento Community Edition is perfect if you’re a developer who wants to build your own solution with flexible eCommerce technology. You can modify the core code and add a wide variety of features and functionality.
OpenCart
It is an online store management system. It is PHP-based, using a MySQL database and HTML components. Support is provided for different languages and currencies. It is freely available under the GNU General Public License.
BigCommerce
It is a true all-in-one ecommerce platform with the power to grow your business & help you sell more. It empowers you to rise above complexity – and ultimately focus on optimizing your business for growth.
Shopify
Shopify powers tens of thousands of online retailers including General Electric, Amnesty International, CrossFit, Tesla Motors, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Foo Fighters, GitHub, and more. Our platform allows users to easily and quickly create their own online store without all the technical work involved in developing their own website, or the huge expense of having someone else build it. Shopify lets merchants manage all aspects of their shops: uploading products, changing the design, accepting credit card orders, and viewing their incoming orders and completed transactions.
SendOwl
It is an online platform where you can easily and inexpensively create a storefront and start selling digital products and services. It enables a rapid launch process, making it as close to “one click” as you can get.
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WooCommerce's Followers
3756 developers follow WooCommerce to keep up with related blogs and decisions.