Introduction to WooCommerce

WooCommerce is the biggest eCommerce plugin for the WordPress platform.

With over 5+ million active installs, this huge and free plugin can transform your online business with ease and setup is simple!

Introduction to WooCommerce

What is WooCommerce?

WooCommerce is a plugin that you can install for free on your WordPress website.

The plugin has 100s, if not 1000s of extensions to allow you to sell literally anything online.

You can sell physical goods, digital goods, memberships, subscriptions or even auctions!

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The history of WooCommerce

WooCommerce was initially released back in 2011 by the WordPress Theme business WooThemes.

In 2015, Automattic ( acquired both WooThemes and WooCommerce. 

Although WooCommerce is free and offers many free extensions, there are 1000s of premium WooCommerce themes and plugins to help people run bespoke eCommerce stores.