When WordPress was released it was hard to think of using it for shopping platform or selling things from blog. But now WordPress hasÂ improved so much that every hour a new plugin for WordPress is released which extends its wings to most of the platforms. Here are 10 handy WordPress plugins for e-commerce.
1.Â WP e-Commerce: WP e-Commerce is very simple, elegant and easy to use shopping cart plugin suitable for selling your products and services online. It is designed with an eye on the aesthetics, web standards and usability.
It integrates well with Google Checkout, Paypal, Authorize.net, Payment Express and many other trusted payment processors. It processes in fewer pages so that your customers have great experience shopping. This is probably the powerful plugin for e-commerce.
2.Â WP Live-Shopping: WP Live-Shopping is a shopping cart plugin that displays all the relevant needed for online shopping in a single widget. The widget can be added to the sidebar and can be customized to change its appearance.
3.Â Are PayPal:
It’s a WP plugin to monetize your wordpress blog content with PayPal. Post/Page in wordpress can be set to have hidden content. The content can be set hidden for unregistered-unpayed users and visible for registered-payed users.
To view the hidden content the user is shown a message about the actions need to be taken to view the content hidden (payed-registration). Administrator can grant users to access payed contents. This plugin uses PayPal IPN â€“ Instant Payment Notification so payment/content delivery process is fully automated.
4. eShop: Powerful shopping cart plugin for wordpress with some of the following features:
- Make use of WordPress pages, or posts, to create products.
- Provides basic Statistics
- Automated emails on successful purchase.
- Integrates with: Authorize.net, Paypal, Payson, eProcessingNetwork, Webtopay, iDEAL and Cash/Cheque!
5. YAK: YAK is simple open source shopping cart plugin. It associates products with weblog entries so that post ID reflects the product code. It also supports pages as products and handles different types of products through categories. It also provides a screen with list of options to configure the shopping cart.
6. Paypal Shortcodes: This plugin allow you to place Paypal button in post or pages using a short code. This plugin doesnâ€™t have management panel as of now.
7. EasyDonation: This WordPress plugin lets u place a Paypal donation button in the posts or pages, so that your visitors can tip you for your appreciable work.
8. ArtPal: It is a free WordPress plugin originally developed for Artists, to integrate Paypal with their WordPress blog to sell their masterpiece. All you need to do is supply your Paypal email address, this plugin will disable the work being sold if it has already been sold.
9. WP Auctions: WP Auctions is a new plugin that lets u create, manage and edit unlimited auctions on your WordPress blog.
It provides the feature to delete the fraudulent bids easily from your custom admin panel. It provides all other features that are needed to host bidding.
Once you list your auctions, you can register your plugin with the WP Auctions Live page and generate some traffic for your website.
10. StorePress: StorePress is a premium WordPress plugin fully packed with scripts that will allow you to completely transform your WordPress blog into virtual e-commerce store.