Made by Automattic, WooCommerce is a free ecommerce plugin that's been designed to integrate seamlessly with WordPress. It offers unbelievable flexibility and access to free and premium WordPress extensions. Around 37% of all online stores are powered by WooCommerce.
Due to its excellent design, it is considered the best option for selling products and services from a site. Some of its features are:
- You can sell both digital and physical goods, offer product variations, instant downloads, and multiple configurations to buyers, and sell affiliate goods too.
- You have access to extensive payment options and have the ability to accept cash on delivery, credit cards, PayPal, etc.
- You have total control of your store and can add and remove extensions and switch settings as and when you want.
Many leading companies offer WooCommerce hosting. They offer features like managed backups, easy SSL integration, 99.99% uptime, Built-in MySQL Manager, Pre-installed WP-CLI, robust security, 24/7/365 expert support, 1-Click scaling, SSD based hosting, and many others. Some examples of WooCommerce Hosting providers are SiteGround, Cloudways, Linode, etc.