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Finding an Ecommerce Plug-in for your WordPress Site

April 8, 2014 | Nikki Bisel

Coding and designing a good WordPress website is only Consumer making a purchase from their smart phone thanks to simple ecommerce plugins.half the battle when it comes to a good ROI for your business. If you want your new website to succeed, it is important to make it as easy as possible for customers to make purchases. When you look at ecommerce giants like Amazon and eBay, take notice that their layouts are intuitive and entice customers to make as many purchases as possible. You too can take a page from these online retailers and increase your sales by installing plug-ins for your WordPress site. Here is a list of WordPress plug-ins that will help you get the most out of your website investment:


This all-in-one ecommerce plug-in allows you to manage all of your physical, digital, and variable products in a single, easy-to-use user interface. The plug-in automatically uses Schema vocabulary to get your site ranked higher on Google using best SEO practices. WooCommerce also gives you the best security possible along with detailed reports and analytics by the month, per product category, and by original product.  While WooCommerce comes with a variety of add-ons, widgets, and other functional bits, developers are constantly creating new additions to it that you can purchase through their website.
Like WooCommerce, Jigoshop gives you an all-in-one ecommerce plug-in that delivers blazing speeds because of its lightweight design and compatibility with WordPress. If you need to view detailed reports, Jigoshop gives them to you in colorful and easy-to-read graphs and charts. Jigoshop comes equipped with several extensions, widgets, and short codes that allow you to customize your ecommerce to give your customers the best experience possible. This plug-in has a very active community forum that helps you with any questions you may have.
Cart66 prides itself on offering you over 50 different payment gateways for your ecommerce needs. This makes it easy to authorize credit card payments and even connect your physical retail store with your online presence. Cart66 is easy to use and comes equipped with all of the additional extensions you want without the need to make any additional purchases.
Easy Digital Downloads
If you run a purely digital business that relies on selling downloadable goods to make a profit, Easy Digital Downloads is the ecommerce plug-in you want. This plug-in is extremely lightweight and comes with very few bells and whistles which makes it an excellent match for taking advantage of mobile ecommerce customers. The best part about Easy Digital Downloads is that it is 100 percent free.
Cryptocurrency became the big rage when Bitcoin, Dogecoin, and even Kanye Coinye hit the market. While the fate of those currencies is still up in the air, sites like iStock have their own credit system that allows customers to purchase goods. WPdeposit allows you to create your own credit system for your site so users can make a single purchase and proceed to buy what they need using their balance. Like Cart66, WPdeposit also gives you several payment gateways.

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