Overview of WooCommerce

Updated on Dec 8, 2022

With its 6.6 million downloads and nearly that many Online Stores, WooCommerce is the perfect low-priced and easy-to-use solution for building professional and, most importantly, profitable Online stores in just a few clicks.

Thanks to the open source nature WooCommerce comes absolutely free for all of its users, and at the same time, it provides an Enterprise level of service when it comes to the security, extensions, and other key features you will need to rely on when taking your first steps in the Online business. Due to the same open-source nature, the plugin gets regular updates and support, which you can rely on each day.

WooCommerce is maybe the easiest-to-use Online Store management platform around the globe due to its flexibility, easy-to-follow customization, and, most importantly, the large variety of plugins you can take advantage of. Since this is a WordPress plugin, you will get the usual top level of user experience provided by WordPress but this time mixed with a little taste of E-Commerce magic developed by the WooCommerce authors – WooThemes.


With all that being said, you should be able to understand that there is no coding involved by the end user. In simple words, you do not need to possess coding knowledge in order to get a fully functional online store. That is correct – everything you need can be managed within the integrated admin panel of the WooCommerce plugin.

The key features developed and integrated into the plugin are the usual you need for start selling immediately the same as supporting an online store forever:

  • Payments – The core and most important functionality provided by WooCommerce. The plugin comes with preinstalled  PayPal, BACS, and Cash on Delivery payment methods which you will be able to configure without any additional installation on your Online Store.
  • Shipping – The plugin provides a large variety of shipping options you can configure once installed. No code editing is needed or any specific information. Pure, easy, and rational.
  • Inventory – Easy to manage product inventory thanks to the incredible WP-centric UI. On-the-fly editing of products and all the configurations related to certain products.
  • Reporting – WooCommerce provides all of its users with great reporting tools presenting different reports about the statistics of your Online Store conveniently structured in beautiful graphics.
  • Coupons – Fully integrated and easy-to-use coupon configuration feature. There you will be able to create coupons to provide your customers with different discounts
  • Taxes – Integrated Tax system will take care of all the percentages in the local tax rates and tax classes.

In our WooCommerce tutorial series, we will review all of the features integrated into the plugin, and also we will provide you with quite a lot of how-tos so you can find everything you need in one place. 

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