7 Best WordPress Ecommerce Plugins

If you are running a WordPress site and want to start an online shop, here is a list of requisite WordPress ecommerce plugins. You can download and install them through your WP dashboard.Best WordPress Ecommerce Plugins

Best WordPress Ecommerce Plugins

1. EShop

EShop is an accessible shopping cart plugin for WordPress. It is packed with various features, including basic statistics, sales data, various payment options, methods to list products, basic stock control and various discount options. You can link this plug-in with multiple merchant gateways including Authorize.net, PayPal, Payson, and Cash or Cheque!

Its other features are:

  • Ability to upload downloadable products
  • “Out of Stock” message can be configured
  • Control stock
  • WPMU comparable
  • Compatible with WP Affiliate for affiliates
  • Have various shipping options
  • Automatic email sending for successful purchases

2. Shopp

Shopp is a simple and capable bolt-on eCommerce solution. This E-commerce plugin adds a feature-rich online store to your WordPress-powered website or blog. You can instantly set up the online stores and get it running in few minutes. With the customization tools available with this plug-in, users and production studios can use it to tailor every aspect of the shopping experience. Its other features are:

  • It can work with any WP theme
  • Multiple product hierarchies can be added seamlessly
  • Supports both the selling of digital and physical products
  • Faster product search and sidebar shopping cart
  • Built-in tiered rates based on a flat rate, order quantity or weight
  • Canada post rates, US postal rates, UPS shipping rates can be used as add-ons
  • Can setup free shipping accounts

3. PayPal Payment Terminal WordPress

With its super easy installation, PayPal Payment Terminal WordPress allows you to start accepting PayPal payments on your WordPress site. You can display it as a widget or on any page/post, view and sort all transactions and send out automatic notifications to your customers and yourself. With this script, you can also add donations or contributions on the website. You can also pre-define payments to be credited from clients automatically every month. Its other features are:

  • Customized widget area fields
  • Ability to view all transactions in one customized page
  • Transaction filter through dates
  • Customer and merchant, both are notified of purchases automatically
  • Create separate lists and arrange transactions
  • PayPal payment form can be displayed on any WordPress site
  • Its short code can be used for specific service on any page or post.

4. uPricing – Pricing Table for WordPress

Previously, the plug-in was for specific WordPress use but now the developers have released it as a standalone plug-in. You can see a Live Preview and Screenshots by clicking on the above link. It has a nicely optimized WordPress admin which allows you to set the product pricing table. Its other features are:

  • Adjustable with multiple themes
  • Flawless documentation
  • Easy admin modify feature and sleep slider front
  • East to upload, install and activate
  • Available in 5 skins

You can buy a regular license of this product for only $15.

5. Get Shopped

The WP e-Commerce Plugin is offered under the Get Shopped brand name and is a shop owner’s dream. It has a fully integrated shopping cart application suitable for selling your digital and tangible products, services, and or fees online. You can integrate the plug-in with Google Checkout, DPS and PayPal, and offers an audio player module for selling mp3 files and digital downloads. Its functionality can be extended by using add-on Plugins. This plugin is the best for those who are in the following online businesses – ticketing, memberships, crafting, artistry, apparel, brand and record labels, books, DVD and MP3 files. Its other features are:

  • Easy to install and activate on WordPress
  • Can be optimized on sub domains
  • New widget for every product
  • Google sitemap available
  • Ability to arrange for quantity discounts and product specific sales
  • Usable with the “Share this” button on every product page
  • 100% search engine friendly
  • Can be integrated with Google Base, Campaign Monitor and Intense Debate

6. Cart 66

Cart 66 is an updated and new version of PH Purchase. This plug-in allows you to enhance consumer subscription features and other membership management statistics. You can even build a complete membership site with this plugin and set up coupon codes for promotions. Its other features are:

  • PCI compliance
  • McAfee security test passed
  • Easy inventory tracking
  • Both digital and physical products can be sold
  • UPS shipping rates are adjusted in real time
  • Cart 66 gives the latest version of PH Purchase Pro
  • Easy access to support tickets and forums

7. Art Pal

This is a special plug-in for artists allowing them to easily integrate PayPal with the WordPress blogs so that they can easily sell their artwork online. This plug-in is great for one-of-a kind art items. It is a simple easy-to-use plug-in. Its features are:

  • No artwork will sell twice; the option will disable once sold
  • Instant PayPal integration
  • 24×7 customer care support

Bonus WordPress Ecommerce Plugin

8. WP Dealpon

This is a plugin I found on the Warrior Forum. With this plugin, you can create automatic coupons from the website. The plugin owner claims that this will “skyrocket conversion and generate a stream of happy bargain hunters” and going by the number of reviews you will see on the page, there are a lot of happy buyers. In fact, the plugin has sold 1500+ times in 2011, as the last update on August 2011 shows. Its features are:

  • Clean and unique designing
  • Synchronized with all time zones
  • Run limited time coupons on WP site
  • Facebook share option included
  • You can embed video and images


Use the above WordPress ecommerce plugins to enhance your business sales easily. These plugins take away the headache of manually optimizing each and every product sales page.

Which WordPress ecommerce plugins do you favor? Leave a comment below…

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