10 Must Have WordPress Plugins for Ecommerce Sites

Starting an online store has never been easier.

Any standard WordPress site can be turned into a professional eCommerce store by simply installing a few plugins and adding products to them.

The real problem is that you are spoilt for choice. There are so many plugins available to choose from that it is hard to pick one that will meet all of your needs. In fact, the problem is really that a successful store usually requires a combination of plugins making the choice even harder.

We rounded up 10 must have WordPress plugins to use on your eCommerce site.

10 Must Have WordPress Plugins for Ecommerce Sites

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1. WooCommerce

The most popular ecommerce platform for WordPress allows you to easily start selling products on your site. The most critical features you need are free.

2. Easy Digital Downloads

If you are only selling digital products then this plugin is simpler to use as it does not contain all the features and complexities related to physical products. Purpose-built it delivers the perfect solution for digital products.

3. WPdeposit

Sell credits to your customers that they can use to purchase products. Using prepaid credits is especially good for micropayments where transaction fees would normally make up a large part of the cost.

4. Table rate shipping

Shipping physical products can be complicated with different rates based on user location, product weight, size or quantity. Table rate shipping can help you manage this for your WooCommerce store.

5. Social coupon

Reward your customers with discounts if they share your products on social media. Turn your customers into your marketing team!

6. Woocommerce SEO

Before you can sell products your customers first need to be able to find your store. The Woocommerce SEO plugin ensures that your products are more visible to search engines and thus more likely to be found by customers.

7. Product countdown

Scarcity sells. Create scarcity by having a product countdown that shows customers that the special offer is only available for a specific period of time.

8. KISSherder

Improve sales by understanding your customer behavior better. KISSherder integrates with KISSmetrics to give you a detailed view of what is happening on your site.

9. WooCommerce Currency Converter

Make your site more convenient for your global customers by displaying product prices in their local currency. This removes doubt and increases conversions.

10. WooCommerce Social login

Increase conversion by allowing your customers to log in and check out with their existing social accounts. The plugin also collects information that can help better understand and target your customers.

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Mike Davidson
 

Mike Davidson has been in the real estate business since early 2000s. Presently, he works as a real estate coach helping agents and brokerages achieve their goals whilst teaching them a panoply of new technologies, office and team management and how to cope with their job pressure.