Today we will learn about what is Woocommerce? And how can you create an e-commerce website by using it in WordPress? If you are a store owner and want to make your store online for everyone and start making money by selling your store’s products online, in this case, Woocommerce is an excellent option for you.
What is Woocommerce?
WooCommerce is a very popular open-source software that is used to create different types of e-commerce websites. In today’s time, it has become the most used e-commerce platform in the world.
WooCommerce is a 100% free e-commerce platform, using which you can convert your WordPress website into an e-commerce website.
This is a WordPress-based software, which you get as a “WordPress Plugin”, to use it, you must have a WordPress Based website.
WooCommerce was started in the year 2011. When two developers Mike Jolley and James Koster created an e-commerce plugin similar to the “Jigoshop” eCommerce plugin of that time, which they named “WooCommerce”.
Later in 2015, the “Automattic” company bought both WooCommerce and WooThemes. Automattic is the same company that created WordPress.
Since then till date, Woocommerce has been used more than 5+ million times to create eCommerce functionality in the website.
WooCommerce is like the already existing popular shopping websites like Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal on the internet.
I hope you loved this article on Woocommerce.