A good news from WooThemes, they just released free ecommerce plugin – WooCommerce. Personally I am really excited with this release, because I am a fan of Woo Themes 🙂 because they have great resource , so I believe that their product is well coded and well designed. They said they even hired Mark Jaquith one of a WordPress core developer to do tasks related with plugin security and vulnerabilities. It show that WooThemes very serious about this plugin and want to be the best at security, as we know security is importat thing.
So what is the main feature of this wordpress ecommerce plugin :
- Admin Reporting
It gives you an analytical overview of your store, detailed sales, customer and stock reports in graphic stats.
- Shipping & Tax Management
A comprehensive shipping settings for your store, you can define shipping cost per product, flat rate or free shipping. With their extended add on, you can use table rate shipping so you can define shipping for every country and city on the world.
- Customer & Order Management
Orders managed in backend and on the front-end each user has their own secure account section where they can add multiple shipping and billing addresses, review and track past and present orders, manage their personal details and change their password.
- Products & InventoryManagement
This plugin help you sell physical or digital product and it also have inventory management so you know exactly what the status is on your inventory.
- Marketing & Promotion Management
It equipped with the marketing & promotional tools too : Flash banners and Coupon system.
- Support Various Payment Gateways :
PayPal Pro, PayPal Express, Google Checkout, 2Checkout.com, Sage Pay (UK), WebCash (South Africa), PayGate (South Africa), Payson (Sweden)
- Flexible Themes & Templating
Their templating engine is very easy to use so you can custom it to fit your need, they also provide prebuilt themes that beautifully designed and ready to use.
FREE E-Commerce Themes for WooCommerce : Wootique
WooThemes provide one free store theme that you can it to test this WooCommerce plugin it is Wootique theme, you can download it for free.