Not only does WordPress provide various plugins to boost its blog performance, but it also allows WordPress blogs to be used for e-commerce by equipping the blogs with the following wonderful e-commerce plugins.
One of the most commonly used plugin is WP e-Commerce. It has been popular over the years due to the facts below:
• you can download this plugin for free
• it supports multiple currencies and various languages
• it accommodates PayPal and Google Checkout
• it provides the overview of sales and basic inventory through an admin dashboard, etc.
The second most well-known e-commerce plugin is Jigoshop. If you have been dreaming of having an online commercial blog which looks professional, Jigoshop is the ticket to make it come true. Without having to hire computer experts design and develop your blog, you can simply download this plugin and pay for its high quality themes and extensions at a much lower cost. By that small amount of purchase, different kinds of payment can be made available on your blog.
The third is WooCommerce, which is a part of WooThemes. Considering such partnership, it is clear that WooCommerce presents lots of premium themes which are created by WooThemes and, of course, those themes can be used on a blog for online business. Like WP e-Commerce, this plugin also features sales reports, product and inventory management, coupon codes and other things which are likely to be needed by online businessmen.
The next plugin is eShop. Almost half a million people have downloaded this plugin. The cause may be because it is free and as complete as those which require some money. It reports sales data and basic inventory as well as catering varied product, shipping and tax options, and etc.
The last excellent option is Quick Shop plugin. The thing that makes it stand out from any other e-commerce plugin is that it adds a sidebar showing customers the things they have put into their carts. By using this plugin, customers can easily add or remove the number of products they have picked up previously. However, it must be noted that Quick Shop will work perfectly after you have installed sidebar widgets.