WooCommerce is a flexible, open-source eCommerce solution built on WordPress. Whether you’re launching a business, taking an existing brick and mortar store online, or designing sites for clients you can get started quickly and build exactly the store you want.

Activate the free WooCommerce plugin on a new or existing WordPress site, follow the optional guided tour, and set up a new store in minutes with:

Beyond the basics, WooCommerce is fully customizable and extendable:

  • Choose a design to suit your brand and industry.
  • Enhance your store with free and paid extensions: add features and integrate with local and global eCommerce web services.
  • Inspect and modify any aspect of the core plugin code.
  • Leverage hooks and filters to modify functions.
  • Build on top of the REST API and webhooks.

Open-source freedoms mean full ownership of content and data forever – plus the expertise of a friendly global community.

WooCommerce is built to allow store managers to run an eCommerce site themselves, no web developer needed. There is also a free WooCommerce mobile app (Android and iOS) for store management on the go.

WooCommerce is developed and supported by Automattic, the creators of Jetpack and WordPress.com, along with independent contributors. The official extension marketplace is on WooCommerce.com.

From subscriptions to gym classes to luxury cars

With WooCommerce, you can sell both physical and digital goods in all shapes and sizes, offer product variations, complex configurations, and instant downloads to shoppers; and even sell affiliate goods from online marketplaces.

And those are just the out-of-the-box options. With paid extensions, you can extend your WooCommerce store to take bookings, offer memberships, set up recurring payments by subscription, create dynamic pricing rules, and much more.

Start a monthly wine subscription box, offer a discount on yoga mats to members who’ve attended 10+ classes, offer configurable hampers or personalized jewelry – it’s all possible with WooCommerce.

Comprehensive payment options

WooCommerce comes bundled with the ability to accept major credit cards, alternative payment methods, BACS (bank transfers), and cash on delivery.

For additional options, WooCommerce also integrates with more than 140 region-specific gateways including popular choices like Stripe, PayPal, Square and Amazon Pay. Apple Pay and Google Pay are also supported.

Search for your payment service provider of choice on the official marketplace.

Ship locally and globally

Shipping with WooCommerce is highly configurable. Adjust the built-in settings to offer free shipping or flat rate shipping, limit your shipments to specific countries by setting up shipping zones, or open your store up to the world.

Official extensions connect you with hundreds of local and international carriers – including Royal Mail, FedEx, and Australia Post – and let you integrate with inventory management and fulfilment providers.

There are also extensions available to add delivery and shipping options and support strategies like buy-one-get-one free, free gifts, and add-ons. WooCommerce Shipping supports real-time calculations and printing labels at home.

Design your store with themes and blocks

WooCommerce store design starts with a theme of your choice. There are hundreds of free and paid themes available, including Storefront by Automattic — it’s free to all stores and you can choose to have it installed for you during the guided setup.

Storefront offers deep WooCommerce integration and prioritizes speed and uptime. You can add your brand and define your style by customizing Storefront yourself or adding one of several industry-themed Storefront child themes.

Personalize your store’s design even more with WooCommerce Blocks (available in WooCommerce 3.6 and above) — use them to add selections of or single products to any page, for a seamless blending of commerce into content.

Customize your store with extensions

The easiest way to add features and functionality to a WooCommerce store is with an extension:

There are hundreds of official extensions reviewed by WooCommerce developers available on the WooCommerce.com marketplace, and many in the WordPress.org repository and on the wider web.

Control your data forever

WooCommerce gives you complete control – from taxes to stock levels to customer accounts. Add and remove extensions, change your store’s design, and switch themes or hosts or payment service providers, all as you please.

In a world increasingly aware of the importance of data protection, WooCommerce gives you full ownership over what is tracked and stored. If you opt to share usage data with us, your data is anonymized and kept secure. At any stage, you can opt out of all forms of tracking while still enjoying all of WooCommerce’s capabilities.

With WooCommerce, your data belongs to you. One of the risks of using a hosted eCommerce platform the risk of losing your store if the provider closes. WooCommerce store data is future-proof — you’re are free to export all your content and take your site wherever you choose.

Why developers like WooCommerce

WooCommerce was originally created with developers in mind. Built with a REST API, it integrates with virtually any service. Store data can be accessed anywhere, anytime, 100% securely.

WooCommerce allows developers to easily create, modify, and scale a store that meets client’s specifications, and to make enhancements either with extensions or with customs solution.

No matter the size of the store you want to build, WooCommerce has a robust framework that supports stores from basic to enterprise – with content and commerce in a single, central location.

WooCommerce is audited by a dedicated team of developers who work across time zones to identify and patch any and all discovered bugs. There is comprehensive, easily-accessible documentation that is updated with each release. With our docs, you’ll learn how to create the site your client needs.

Join our growing community

WooCommerce is one of the fastest-growing eCommerce communities. We’re proud that the helpfulness of the community and wealth of resources available online are frequently cited as reasons our users love it.

There are 80+ WooCommerce Meetups taking place in cities across the world that you can attend for free and even get involved in running. WooCommerce also has a regular presence at WordCamps across the globe – and we’d love to meet you.

If you’re interested in contributing to WooCommerce we’ve got more than 350 contributors, and there’s always room for more. Head to the WooCommerce GitHub Repository to find out how you can pitch in.

WooCommerce is currently 100% translated into 24 languages, including Danish, Ukrainian, and Persian. If you’re interested in helping to localize WooCommerce by adding your local language, visit translate.wordpress.org.

Contributors & Developers

“WooCommerce” has been translated into 55 locales. Thank you to the translators for their contributions. Translate “WooCommerce” into your language.

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.



This plugin provides 17 blocks.

Newest Products
Best Selling Products
Hand-picked Products
All Products
Filter Products by Price
Active Product Filters
Products by Tag
Products by Category
Product Categories List
Product Search
Filter Products by Attribute
Featured Product
Reviews by Category
Reviews by Product
All Reviews
Featured Category
On Sale Products


Minimum Requirements

  • PHP 7.2 or greater is recommended
  • MySQL 5.6 or greater is recommended

Visit the WooCommerce server requirements documentation for a detailed list of server requirements.

Automatic installation

Automatic installation is the easiest option — WordPress will handles the file transfer, and you won’t need to leave your web browser. To do an automatic install of WooCommerce, log in to your WordPress dashboard, navigate to the Plugins menu, and click “Add New.”

In the search field type “WooCommerce,” then click “Search Plugins.” Once you’ve found us, you can view details about it such as the point release, rating, and description. Most importantly of course, you can install it by! Click “Install Now,” and WordPress will take it from there.

Manual installation

Manual installation method requires downloading the WooCommerce plugin and uploading it to your web server via your favorite FTP application. The WordPress codex contains instructions on how to do this here.


Automatic updates should work smoothly, but we still recommend you back up your site.

If you encounter issues with the shop/category pages after an update, flush the permalinks by going to WordPress > Settings > Permalinks and hitting “Save.” That should return things to normal.

Sample data

WooCommerce comes with some sample data you can use to see how products look; import sample_products.xml via the WordPress importer. You can also use the core CSV importer or our CSV Import Suite extension to import sample_products.csv


Where can I find WooCommerce documentation and user guides?

For help setting up and configuring WooCommerce please refer to our user guide

For extending or theming WooCommerce, see our codex.

Where can I get support or talk to other users?

If you get stuck, you can ask for help in the WooCommerce Plugin Forum.

For help with paid extensions from WooCommerce.com, use our helpdesk.

Will WooCommerce work with my theme?

Yes! WooCommerce will work with any theme, but may require some styling. Please see our codex for help. If you’re looking for a theme with built in WooCommerce integration we recommend Storefront.

Where can I request new features, eCommerce themes, and extensions?

You can vote on and request new features and extensions on our WooIdeas board

Where can I report bugs or contribute to the project?

Report bugs on the WooCommerce GitHub repository. You can also report them in our support forum.

Where can I find the REST API documentation?

You can find the documentation of our REST API on the WooCommerce REST API Docs.

WooCommerce is awesome! Can I contribute?

Yes you can! Join in on our GitHub repository.


May 26, 2020
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May 16, 2020
I have now got this installed on two woocommerce sites. Support is fast and efficient. Highly recommended.
May 16, 2020
WooCommerce is the best e-commerce solution for WordPress and also it is easy to use and there are many plugins in the market to extend its functionality with ease. If you would like to create your online store with WordPress I strongly recommend to use WooCommerce to create your online store.
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Contributors & Developers

“WooCommerce” has been translated into 63 locales. Thank you to the translators for their contributions.

Translate “WooCommerce” into your language.

Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.


4.1.0 – 2020-05-05

* Enhancement – Update dependency woocommerce/woocommerce-admin to v1.1.1. #26330
* Enhancement – Update dependency woocommerce/action-scheduler to v3.1.5.
* Enhancement – Updated jetpack-autoloader to 1.6 and woocommerce-blocks to 2.5.16. #26099
* Enhancement – Added option to ignore discounts from cart’s total amount to enable free shipping. #24776
* Enhancement – Changed show password icon color to a darker grey hue. #25625
* Enhancement – Use new Setup Wizard for all users. #26016
* Security – Fixed unescaped meta data while duplicating products. Reported by Slavco.
* Tweak – Show notice for WP min version to WP 5.2. #26094
* Tweak – Improve the string for untested WooCommerce extensions in the system status page to avoid confusion. #25904
* Tweak – Updated KZT (₸) symbol. #25609
* Tweak – Trim whitespaces and strip slashes from MaxMind License Key. #25466
* Tweak – Updated “Help” tabs documentation. #25826
* Tweak – Update serbian currency symbol to рсд from дин. #25885
* Fix – Password visibility toggle to hide password again from text. #25627
* Fix – Undefined property error when attempting to modify the coupon post meta. #25755
* Fix – Remove some of the individual rounding logic to make sure we round at certain places only. #25800
* Fix – Order totals calculation if the order contains taxable and non-taxable products and percentage coupons. #25092
* Fix – Wording for cancelled order email. #25316
* Fix – Removed guided tour videos link on setup wizard (since current link only redirects to the docs). #25823
* Fix – Add RTL style to the onboarding wizard. #25835
* Fix – Trigger change and set val to qty on the frontend so that it properly updates event handlers. #25903
* Fix – Corrected the way percent coupons apply remainders across the order. #25943
* Fix – Clarified the error messaging for WooCommerce.com package update failures. #26034
* Fix – Enforce per user usage limit check for a coupon on guest users based on email. #26066
* Fix – Remove elements with style=display:none explicitly to address a regression causing broken email html. #26075
* Fix – Add validation for page templates before loading.
* Fix – Revert deprecation of $type parameter on the WC_Countries get_european_union_countries method. #26107
* Fix – Reset plugin cache before retrieving plugin list on Subscriptions tab to improve subscriptions update stability. #26247
* Dev – Added woocommerce_can_restock_refunded_items filter. #25728
* Dev – Added woocommerce_order_get_tax_location filter. #25727
* Dev – Updated /myaccount/form-login.php to use consistent kebab-case class names for woocommerce-form-row. #25668
* Dev – Add filter woocommerce_product_upsells_products_heading to allow heading modification without having to override the template file. #25628
* Dev – Added woocommerce_order_get_tax_location filter. #25727
* Dev – Added the get_woocommerce_currency_symbols function to allow develops to get an array of all the currency symbol registered with WooCommerce. #25733
* Dev – Changed string typed label_class to array in checkout fields.
* Dev – Added “woocommerce_emogrifier” action before the content of the emails is “emogrified”. #25801
* Dev – Add Ability to Filter Event Props. #25851
* Dev – Updated the unit test install script to support paths to MySQL sockets that contain spaces. #25923
* Dev – Made the default test source folders support the system tmp folder. #25923
* Dev – Add cart & checkout block/shortcode info to tracker data. #25932
* Dev – Make WC_Product_Data_Store_CPT::update_product_stock operations atomic. #26039
* Dev – Adds usage data for the of cart & checkout blocks (currently in development in WooCommmerce Blocks plugin) to the WC Tracker snapshot. #26084
* Dev – Implement some additional tracks for coupons, orders, and products. #26085

WooCommerce Admin

1.1.0 2020-04-14

  • Enhancement – Add WC Pay to startup checklist
  • Enhancement – Marketing Tab
  • Enhancement – Add WooCommerce Payments Inbox note #4013
  • Enhancement – Improve focus on task list #3796
  • Enhancement – Allow individual payment method setup in the onboarding task list #3782
  • Enhancement – Onboarding – Add offline payment methods #3832
  • Enhancement – Create flat rate or free shipping methods from the onboarding task list #3927
  • Enhancement – “Personalize your store” reminder – new inbox notification #3895
  • Enhancement – WooCommerce Shipping order page banner prompt #3955
  • Performance – speed up indicators endpoint response. #3997
  • Performance – only query requested stat totals in reports. #4009
  • Performance – only query necessary data in Orders Panel. #3969
  • Tweak – Marketing hub inherits the Marketplace suggestions setting from WooCommerce > Settings > Advanced > WooCommerce.com. #4194
  • Tweak – Usage tracking for extension recommendations in the marketing hub to inherit usages tracking opt-in during OBW.
  • Tweak – Update form example to better format the form return data #3706
  • Tweak – Added link to “go shopping” button #3712
  • Tweak – Onboarding – Use full width template for homepage in stores using Storefront #3846
  • Tweak – Remove ‘add first product’ note. #3876
  • Tweak – Onboarding – payments task – filter payment gateways if the use selects CBD #3745
  • Tweak – Style and icon updates for Activity Panel #3965
  • Tweak – business details step – increase max-height on competitors listbox #4111
  • Tweak – Reduce the number of default widgets on the dashboard. #4035
  • Tweak – Onboarding – Remove plugins step from profiler #3974
  • Tweak – Overwrite button overflow css from WordPress 5.4 defaults #4108
  • Tweak – Remove icon-button classes from Tag component #3993
  • Fix – Make analytics tables use the site’s date format setting #3715
  • Fix – Alignment of select text #3723 🎉 @edmundcwm
  • Fix – inconsistent wording downloads report #3844 🎉 @jobthomas
  • Fix – Verify Stripe API keys in payment set up step. #3910
  • Fix – Connect to WooCommerce.com note disappears before connecting. #3909
  • Fix – Add WooCommerce support if store is using default theme #3908
  • Fix – Make WooCommerce breadcrumbs use WooCommerce Branding if it is installed #3798
  • Fix – undefined variable slug on theme activation error #3942 🎉 2nad@m1992
  • Fix – handle cases where coupon dates are in an unexpected format. #3984
  • Fix – OBW – Allow CBD only for US stores #4117
  • Fix – wc-admin pages work in Internet Explorer 11. #4037
  • Fix – Show admin notices on legacy admin screens. #4019
  • Fix – Onboarding – only validate other platform name for ‘other’ selling venues #4011
  • Dev – Align WooCommerce javascript code standards/linting/styles with WordPress core. #3674
  • Dev – Added Storybook for documenting internal components. #3679
  • Dev – Add PayFast payment gateway option for sites in South Africa #3738
  • Dev – Onboarding – Update screen order and remove Jetpack connection in profiler #3739
  • Dev – Onboarding – business step – add more options in the competitors list and other fixes #3812
  • Dev – Onboarding – Redesign plugin benefits screen #3764
  • Dev – Onboarding – Add toggles to configured payments in task list #3801
  • Dev – Added hook to delete woocommerce_onboarding_homepage_post_id #4015
  • Dev – Handle orphaned order statuses in analytics settings. #4090
  • Dev – Fix usage of WP_Error in non-global namespaces. #4115

Action Scheduler

3.1.5 2020-04-29

  • Fix – Move scheduling the migration out of shutdown hook #538
  • Fix – Remove redundant cron task #529
  • Fix – Allow NullSchedules on Async actions #527
  • Fix – Use correct defaults on WP CLI command #526
  • Fix – Fix action row Action Links when translated #508
  • Fix – Add date values to demarkation query #503
  • Fix – Include logs table re-create missed in #492 #495
  • Fix – Ensure valid table name in save action #498

See changelog for all versions.