Deciding on what shopping cart platform to use can be a daunting task. While doing your own research you have undoubtedly come across the name WooCommerce and have a few questions. Tranquil Blue is quite familiar with WooCommerce, and have answered numerous questions about it over the years. You are not alone in your journey and each one of your questions is valid. Here are a few of the most common ones answered.
Do I have to pay for WooCommerce?
No. WooCommerce is completely free to download and use. It gives developers and store owners complete control and freedom to build whatever shopping cart they like without any charges or subscriptions.
Do I have to learn a complicated new system?
No. WooCommerce is built to use in conjunction with WordPress, the hugely popular CMS platform that supports over 51% of all websites in existence, and couldn’t be easier to use. If you have ever used WordPress then you will already be familiar with WooCommerce’s user-friendly platform. If you have not used WordPress before rest assured it is intuitive and simple to master.
What if my company grows?
WooCommerce is highly expandable. There are a large number of both free and paid extensions available to help you add any sort of feature to your store. You don’t have to worry about these extensions ever becoming outdated either. WooCommerce is the world’s most popular Shopping Cart on the world’s most popular CMS which gives developers plenty of incentive to keep their extensions up-to-date.
What if I have questions, are there resources available?
WooCommerce is completely open source platform which makes it very appealing to hardcore developers, designers, and everyday people alike. As such, there is an enormous community online of people asking and answering any questions you could ever have. The WooCommerce community is very active and growing larger everyday.
Is WooCommerce my only option?
WooCommerce is not the only shopping cart option out there. As a matter of fact there is a plethora of shopping carts available ranging from the very simple to the very complicated. WooCommerce is, however, the best choice for any small to medium business owner who wants a free, easy to use, expandable platform that has a built in community of users ready and willing to answer any and all questions. The number of ecommerce sites using WooCommerce is staggering, and it is getting larger everyday. For good reasons. WooCommerce is not your only option but it is your best one.
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