Category: eCommerce Platforms

An Updated Cart66 Cloud Review

We’ve reviewed Cart66 Cloud before as part of our eCommerce platforms guide, and also wrote about using Cart66 Cloud for membership sites. However, the original review is now almost 2 years old (crazy to think the site is that old!)....

/ July 22, 2015
Create Online Ordering System gravity forms

Using Gravity Forms as a Restaurant Online Ordering System

I get asked a lot about which eCommerce solution is the right fit for a project. Many times, a full eCommerce solution isn’t necessary to accept payments online. If you need a complex ordering form, and you don’t tools like...

/ July 15, 2015
Easy Digital Downloads 2.4 Review

Easy Digital Downloads 2.4 Review

Easy Digital Downloads version 2.4 was released yesterday, so we’ve compiled an Easy Digital Downloads 2.4 review to show you what’s changed and been added in this major version. If you’d like details from the EDD team, check out the...

/ July 1, 2015
WooCommerce memberships review

Building a membership site with WooCommerce Memberships

This is post 11 of 11 in the series “Membership Sites” (Click to expand) While creating a membership site with WooCommerce has been possible for some time, this setup has always been a bit complex and requires several plugins to get...

/ June 29, 2015
WordPress eCommerce Plugin Usage

WordPress eCommerce Plugin Statistics Revisited

About 6 months ago, we published a comparison of eCommerce plugin usage based on statistics from BuiltWith.com. About a month after that, WordPress.org implemented their own active install tracking for free plugins hosted on WordPress.org, which gave even more insight...

/ June 15, 2015
Easy Digital Downloads 2.3 Review

Easy Digital Downloads 2.3 Review

The newest version of Easy Digital Downloads was released last week, and version 2.3 brings some very welcome changes to the customer management workflow. Signed URLs have also been implemented to improve security and performance of download links for purchases....

/ March 16, 2015
WooCommerce 2.3 Review

WooCommerce 2.3 Review

WooCommerce 2.3 is scheduled for release this week, and we’ve got a WooCommerce 2.3 review to catalog the changes in the newest version for you here. Most of the major changes and features were included in the beta 1 and...

/ February 11, 2015
wordpress ecommerce plugin statistics

By the Numbers: WordPress eCommerce Plugin Statistics

Take an already analytical person, add a degree in Chemistry, plus a career as a Division I softball player, and you get someone that really loves math, tracking data, and statistical analysis (ballplayers love stats — also, this is me)....

/ January 26, 2015
Pay Affiliates Recurring Commissions

Pay Affiliates Recurring Commissions with AffiliateWP

My favorite plugin for creating an eCommerce affiliate program is AffiliateWP. It’s easy to use, dependable, and has several add-ons to let you extend what it can do for your store. It’s also developer-friendly in case their are further changes...

/ January 19, 2015
Create an ecommerce marketplace with woocommerce

How to create a vendor marketplace with WooCommerce

Maintaining a unique, profitable product line is really hard. Pricing those products, managing an eCommerce store, and dealing with administrative tasks like shipping or website hosting can add to the burden of many entrepreneurs, which is why eCommerce marketplaces have...

/ January 14, 2015
Add social sharing buttons to easy digital downloads

How to add social sharing buttons to Easy Digital Downloads

Your social media marketing can be an important branding and customer service strategy, so we’ve already discussed how to get better at social eCommerce. One of the things you can do is add sharing buttons to your product pages so...

/ January 7, 2015
Add custom sales status to WP eCommerce

How to add a custom sales status to WP eCommerce

WP eCommerce includes several core sales statuses that can be used to manage the orders in your shop. Incomplete sale: customer added items to the cart but didn’t finish the purchase Order received: order created but awaiting payment (i.e., a...

/ January 5, 2015