WooCommerce is an open source plugin for WordPress designed for the eCommerce industry. Teams that are looking to utilize the vast offerings of WordPress use it to deploy a simple, customizable plugin without having to make a large financial investment or add another vendor.
Date Founded = 2009
Total Funding = N/A (subsidiary product of WordPress)
HQ = San Francisco, California
Total Employees = 500+
Complete Customization The sky truly is the limit when looking to customize your shop. There are over 50,000 contributed plug-ins to implement in a code base you fully control.
It Takes a Community WooCommerce boasts the highest number of individual users as well as the largest open source community to push the platform forward.
SEO FTW Due to WordPress’s DNA surrounding showcasing the best of online content, WooCommerce is the best platform for SEO traction.
Extension Attention Plug-ins come from different sources that vary in support and updates, your team could be constantly gluing back together the pieces of the core user experience.
Wordpress-First SWooCommerce has a diversified offering so their architecture and support does not have a sole focus on eCommerce. The platform also is a glorified extension to WordPress sites.
Read The Manuals In addition to a learning curve without account managers your team will be managing everything from hosting, security, and continued implementation.