WooCommerce is full of features to choose over other services, but in this article we will address 9 reasons to choose WooCommerce for online business.
What is WooCommerce?
❓Before anything else, let’s understand what is WooCommerce, WooCommerce is a free WordPress Plugin, It provides WordPress website functionality to become ECommerce platform in few minutes.
1. Setting up WooCommerce
⏱️Now a days time is the money, WooCommerce can be setup in just few minutes.
Yes, in just few minutes you can create a full fledge website with all more than basic required ECommerce functionalities, there’s no other service that can beat WooCommerce setup speed🚀.
Just install and activate WooCommerce, and ECommerce site is ready😲.
2. Built in Functionalities
WooCommerce comes with lots of functionalities, that are more than basic functionalities, and enough to start business, basic functionalities including,
- 🛒Products Management
- 👨💻Coupon Management
- 👨💻Orders Managements
- 📈Sales Analytics
- 💰Revenue Analytics
- 👨💻Orders Analytics
- 🔁Variations Analytics
- ⭐Categories Analytics
- ⭐Coupons Analytics
- 🏦Taxes Analytics
- ⬇️Downloads Analytics
- 🧦Stock Analytics
- 🧦Stock Management
- 🚙Shipping Rates According to Area
3. WooCommerce Use Cases
The best thing about WooCommerce is it can be used to for so many ECommerce purposes like,
- 🏪Online Store (Sale anything)
- 👕Physical Products (Clothing, Electronics, Mechanical, Planting, etc)
- 💻Digital Products (Saas, Videos, Images, etc)
4. Accepting Payments in WooCommerce
When it comes to the payments, WooCommerce comes with free payment gateways that are,
- 💵WooCommerce Payments (WooPayments)
- 🏦Direct Bank Transfer
- 💸Check Payments
- 🚚Cash on Delivery
- 👨💻PayPal Standard
WooCommerce Payments is also known as WooPayments, WooPayments itself accepts so many payments like,
- 💳American Express
- 🍎Apple Pay
- 💻Google Pay
- And More.
5. Payment Gateways for WooCommerce
Till now we were looking into WooCommerce’s built-in features and gateways, you must be curious about, Can I accept payments using other payment gateways🤔? and the answer is Yes, there are endless possibilities about accepting payments in WooCommerce,
1. Free Payment Gateways
🆓There are hundreds or maybe thousands of free payment gateways for WooCommerce, you may find on WordPress.org, you can search for the payment gateways according to your requirements, if you do not find you can request here with your requirements (Paid service).
6. Woo Extensions/ Plugins
🔌There are thousands of WooCommerce extensions/ plugins are available on WordPress.org, WooCommerce can be used for below purposes,
- 💻POS (Point of Sale)
- 🔁Subscription Based Products
- 🔁Recurring Payments
- 📖Catalogue Website
- 🔚Endless possibilities.
7. Flexibility for Developers
For developers WooCommerce is very powerful💪, that developers can achieve anything in terms of modification or something custom that is not available in WooCommerce core, or something developer wants to add in WooCommerce, some custom functionality.
In simple words you can achieve anything in WooCommerce🤔, listed reasons for WooCommerce are enough to convince anyone.