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The WP e-Commerce Plugin Is The Most Popular Choice For Your Online Store

The WP e-Commerce Plugin remains the most popular e-Commerce plugin for WordPress for the past 5 years, with over 2 million downloads. If you’re looking for the most robust, fully functioning shopping cart plugin on the market, install the free WP e-Commerce plugin now. The WP e-Commerce Plugin has been proven over and over to be the most powerful, mature and industry relevant WordPress e-Commerce Plugin in the world.

Right out of the box you can use the WP e-Commerce Plugin to make a beautiful online shop, the following industry relevant features have been designed to suit the majority of users needs – if you can’t find the feature you want listed here the be sure to head over to the WP e-Commerce Community made Plugins and Themes page or the Premium Plugin Marketplace because it is entirely possible that what you want already exists.

WordPress Integration

  • Easy to install WordPress Plugin
  • Works with any standards compliant WordPress theme
  • It plays well with other WordPress Plugins
  • Supports regular WordPress widgets (as well as a few snazzy ones of our own)
  • Utilizes shortcodes and template tags (just like WordPress)
  • Works out-of-the-box with WordPress Multisite (using sub domains)

Marketing

  • Flexible coupon/discount pricing rules
  • Product specific sales
  • Quantity discounts
  • Free shipping options
  • Multi-tier pricing for quantity discounts.
  • Search Engine Friendly URLs
  • New Products widget
  • Cross-sells on product pages (in 3.8 this is now available as a Plugin)
  • Google Site Map
  • Uses the popular “Share This” button for easily promoting your products on popular social networking sites
  • Integrates with Facebook Marketplace (Facebook Marketplace API has closed – we’re working on it)
  • Integrates with Google Base
  • Integrates with Campaign Monitor for advanced email marketing
  • Integrates with Intense Debate for shared comments
  • Mail Chimp integration coming soon

Search Engine Friendly

  • 100% Search Engine Friendly
  • Meta-information for products and categories
  • RSS feeds for products and categories
  • Integrates with Google (XML site maps and Google Merchant Centre)
  • Integrates with the WordPress SEO Plugin, and the All in One SEO plugin for WordPress which both offer Google Analytics

International Support

  • Multilingual – the first e-Commerce Plugin to fully integrate with GlotPress & WPML
  • Support for multiple currencies
  • Ability to target specific countries

Shipping

  • Integrates with UPS, USPS, Australia Post and Shipwire for real-time shipping rates
  • Flexible built-in shipping rate calculators
  • Domestic and global shipping rates
  • Flat rate shipping
  • Table rate shipping
  • Weight rate shipping

Payment Options

We do the best we can to ensure that the gateways that ship with the WP e-Commerce Plugin are always up to date and working – if you use one of the following gateways and it does not work for you then let us know – sometimes the gateway will change things on us without notice. We will always act upon broken gateway information as quickly as possible.

Checkout

  • One-Page Checkout
  • SSL security support for orders on both front-end and back-end
  • Checkout without account/Guest Checkout
  • Shopping Cart with tax and shipping estimates
  • Option to create account at beginning of checkout
  • Fully customizable checkout page

Managing Orders

  • Admin dashboard for sales overview
  • Export orders and customers into CSV formats
  • Order history with labels for order processing status
  • Email notifications of orders
  • Print invoices and packing slips

Catalog Management

  • Single-page product data entry
  • Ability to duplicate products
  • Quickly edit your products from the store front (saving you heaps of time)
  • Smart Groups allow you to organize your products with hierarchical categories, as well as by brand.
  • Batch import/export of catalog
  • Google Base integration
  • Product variation management
  • Create attributes on the fly
  • Downloadable/Digital Products
  • Support for donations
  • Customer Personalized Products
  • Media Manager with automatic image resizing
  • Handles multiple product images with easy drag-and-drop sorting
  • Support for Special Prices
  • Tax rates per location
  • Basic inventory control

Catalog Browsing

  • Live product search – mmm just like apple.com (available with Gold Cart)
  • Cross-sells
  • Product listing in list format
  • Product listing in grid format (available with Gold Cart)
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Product Image Zoom-in Capability
  • Stock Availability
  • Multiple Images Per Product (activated with Gold Cart)
  • Product comments
  • Filter by Product Tags
  • New Products widget
  • Features Products widget
  • Live updating shopping cart (put it wherever you want)

100% Customizable

  • A designers dream – use your own HTML & CSS and have complete control over the look and feel of your site
  • Easy to modify template system

Amazing Support

  • Thorough online documentation
  • Lots of video tutorials
  • Guaranteed speedy response through our Premium Forums
  • Access to support from thousands of other users through our free community forums