Great Ecommerce Plugins to Get Your Business Started


Ecommerce website owners often rely on WordPress because it is a great content management platform. Not only is it scalable, there are thousands of plugins to help you customize it any way you want.

Here are some of the best ecommerce plugins.


Shopp is one of the best ecommerce plugins for WordPress out there. The creators of Shopp believe that there should be separate tables in the database to improve its performance. It results in faster loading time for queries by the users. Other features of this plugin include:

  • Supports physical, digital, and virtual product types
  • You can sell products with recurring payments without worrying about an extension
  • It is PCI compliant
  • The plugin is safe and secured by the most modern security requirements
  • PCI-DSS compliant e-commerce store

You can sell anything you want by using this plugin. If you are new to Shopp, then you can learn more by availing their premium support.



Every ecommerce owner has heard of Shopify. Shopify is a rapidly growing ecommerce platform which provides hundreds of solutions to the marketer of today. The best thing about Shopify is that it comes with WordPress integration. The portal is super easy to navigate for beginners and advanced level users alike.

Here are the features of this plugin:

  • Integration with payment gateways
  • Physical and digital goods’ support
  • Inventory management
  • Multiple shipping options
  • Facebook store, buyable pins, and Twitter integration

You can be the owner of a powerful ecommerce website while being in the backseat in terms of logistics and support when you use Shopify. It is hassle-free and lets you focus on selling and adding new products to your market.


Salesmate is one of the smartest sales plugins out there. It is brilliant with WordPress CRM integration and takes care of all of your e-commerce sales needs. You can organize your entire sales process through this plugin on your ecommerce site.

Salesmate manages your customer relationships using automation so you don’t have to put in the effort to organize your list of leads every day.

Sales teams love Salesmate because it can smoothly integrate with one of the best content management platforms in the world. You can customize your lead generation process through Salesmate and assign tasks to each representative while tracking their progress.

Other notable features of the WordPress Salesmate plugin include:

  • Sales pipeline management
  • Smart emails
  • Tracking sales activities
  • Built-in VoIP calling
  • Powerful sales insights
  • Visual sales pipeline
  • Integration with various apps like Google suite, Slack, etc.

You can avail the free trial of this tool for 15 days and also request a demo.


WooCommerce is also a popular e-commerce plugin for WordPress. The plugin comes with a lot of add-ons and never fails to amaze the ecommerce retailer of today.

There are hundreds of extensions for WooCommerce. Add new features to your website and experiment with the newest tools trending in the market for your online store. The best benefit of these extensions is that you have plenty of room to customize your store the way you want.

Another feature of WooCommerce is that it supports both digital and physical goods. You can support digital downloads like photos, wallpapers, ebooks, and physical goods like clothes and shoes at the same time.

Here are some other features of this tool:

  • Supports affiliate products
  • Inventory management
  • Payment and shipping options are diverse
  • Documentation and reports for your sales and inventory process
  • There is a large community of e-commerce shop owners who are ready to help you anytime

WooCommerce also provides free and paid customer support to its users.




So which plugin do you feel is the best for your ecommerce platform?

All the tools mentioned above are one of a kind in their features and functions. They have been downloaded thousands of times and have a huge community of users endorsing their efficiency.

Every store is built differently, so you can experiment with a plugin that suits the needs of your store.

Erica Silva

Erica Silva is a blogger who loves to discover and explore the world around her. She writes on everything from marketing to technology, science and brain health. She enjoys sharing her discoveries and experiences with readers and believes her blogs can make the world a better place.

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