E-Commerce

Shopify Launches Official Plugin for WordPress

Shopify announced today that the company is jumping into the WordPress market with a new official plugin and three WordPress themes. The Canadian company captures just 8% of the e-commerce technology market share, trailing WooCommerce (31%), Magento (19%), OpenCart (11%), Prestashop (10%), and others (13%). The new Shopify Buy Button (more…)

Do the Woo: A New Podcast for WooCommerce Store Owners

Bob Dunn, a WordPress educator better known on the web as BobWP, is launching a podcast for WooCommerce store owners. “Do the Woo” will air weekly on Wednesdays with tips and tricks to help store owners attract more customers. Dunn plans to host guests involved in WooCommerce development, as well (more…)

10up Open Sources ElasticPress Plugin for WooCommerce

WooCommerce is currently the most popular way to add a store to WordPress. Its usage is on the rise and seems to be growing in tandem with global WordPress usage. Wappalyzer estimates a 31% marketshare in the e-commerce category and BuiltWith has WooCommerce at roughly 29% among other shopping cart (more…)

Early Bird Tickets for WooConf 2016 Now on Sale

WooConf 2016, a conference devoted entirely to WooCoomerce, will be held in Austin, Texas on April 6-8th. Recaps from those who attended in 2014 are all agreed that this is one conference you don’t want to miss if you work with WooCommerce. The event attracts a healthy mix of entrepreneurs, (more…)

StackExchange is Testing a Proposed Q&A Site for WooCommerce

StackExchange community members have proposed a new Q&A site for users and developers of WooCommerce. The proposal is currently in the “Definition” phase, which means that participants are working to design the community by proposing hypothetical questions that embody the topic’s scope. So far for WooCommerce, popular hypothetical questions include: (more…)

Major Performance Improvements Coming to Jigoshop 2.0

The team behind the Jigoshop e-commerce plugin has been working on the upcoming 2.0 release for the past four months. The open source plugin was forked by WooThemes in 2011 to create the early foundation of WooCommerce and has now been downloaded nearly half a million times. If the 2.0 (more…)

Cart66, previously known as PHPurchase, was one of the very first WordPress e-commerce plugins on the scene. Over the years the company has experimented with different WordPress e-commerce products but this week marks a major milestone. Cart66 Hosted has launched the first fully managed WordPress e-commerce platform. In partnership with (more…)