Plugin Reviews

WP eCommerce

WP eCommerce is a free, powerful plugin that empowers you to sell anything online, quickly and easily.


242 reviews
Average Rating
3.5 out of 5 stars
Never had an update that didn't break something
By , for WP 3.9.1

Don't use this plugin. It will break. You will lose sales.

As a developer, WPEC is an absolute nightmare. Getting it to work takes a lot of effort, and every update changes the core of the website substantially. Good lucky trying to customize any of those template files!

I've used this on three different websites, all of which are currently outdated because it's too much of a hassle to update.

What broke this time? You can't add products to the cart. Not even with other plugins disabled and using a stock theme. It's so terrible. And look at all those other 1-star ratings.

Very heavy, bad multilanguage support, bad docs
By , for WP 3.9

Product has so many options to setup, but there is NO documentation to understant what functions do.
Very HEAVY code.
Need to translate js scripts all the time after update!!!
Very hard to add filtering and sorting (required PRO level in wp code)

problem fixed
By , for WP 3.9

Thanks to Justin for fixing my issues with an update that seamed to of wiped off customer delivery info and address. The problem is resolved and customers can now place an order. Thanks again
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One word: SURREAL!
By , for WP 3.9

Guys, the plugin you made is exactly what I needed. Your handson assistance and willigness to help newbies like me is awesome. Thank you for all you did.

Is the best plugins E-commerce
By Plugin Author, for WP 3.9


Wp E- Commerce
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Would I buy again?
Absolutely NOT. This is the worst WordPress PlugIn I have used. Support Non Existant. Reply to emails - Not At all. Functionality awful. This Gold Cart Plug In was a waste of time and Money. All these guys want is a sale and they are gone. Please be aware it is NOT a responsive shopping cart,

Recomiendo la versión premium gold cart
By ,

Sin problemas con el plugin y su versión "gold cart", además de ofrecer un servicio de ayuda personalizado muy eficaz

Worst support ever
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Just look at the forum here and see how many of the questions ever get answered. You will see that not many do.

Of course you have to "Buy" the product to get support, which is fine. We all have to make a living. But then you have to buy "tokens" if you want any additional question. So for the price of the product you get a shopping cart and one question answered. If you have addition questions you have to buy more tokens at $50 each.

Wish I would have read the reviews before purchasing this product. It's an OK product, but the support is horrible. The worst. It is nonexistent unless you want to keep spending money to get basic answers.

Not for large or serious e-commerce
By , for WP 3.8.1

This software has a countless amount of bugs, issues, and lack of features that will make any serious web developer pull their hair out.

1) Shipping is broke in the latest version. It just simply doesn't work. Even on a clean installation of WordPress. During the checkout process, you will simply be redirected back to the checkout page in a constant loop.

2) There is no product filtering and search filtering. Your end users will not be able to sort products by price.

3) You cannot customize the packing slip without hacking the core of the plugin.

4) Poor developer documentation. No real explanations as to what most common functions actually do.

5) I can almost guarantee you will have to purchase at least ONE other add-on/plugin for WPEC if you want to accomplish anything like special shipping and proper product importing.

This solution is NOT meant for people trying to build a serious E-Commerce website. Maybe if you're selling a couple digital downloads or a couple small products. Unfortunately for me I wasted over a year hacking this crap to work on a store with nearly 3,000 products and spent thousands on other 3rd party plugins from Visser Labs.

Do yourself a favor and if you're going to do a large E-Commerce website, you probably shouldn't use WordPress at all.

Internal Server Error
By , for WP 3.8.1

Plug-in keeps breaking my theme when product rating is entered, generates a "500 error" Thankfully it is limited to the product category of the associated product, however its quite annoying since I haven't found a fix for it yet...

Had found a few other issues that I was able to work around but this one got me by the balls

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