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WP eCommerce

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


66 reviews
Average Rating
3.4 out of 5 stars
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You are wasting your time...!
By , for WP 3.8.1

So much wasted time dealing with this plugin. I never ever recommend this plugin. Move on please...!

Gave up
By , for WP 3.8

After too manny bugs and crashes, updates that didn't fix anything, and tricky set up, I finally gave up on this plug in.

Buggy and no support
By ,

So much wasted time dealing with this plugin. Support for this plugin is poor. And there are constant bugs. Additionally, plugin updates will come out without addressing known bugs. I recommend Woocommerce.

Buggy but good when it works
By , for WP 3.8

It's a little tricky to setup, and has some odd bugs that appear from time-to-time, but for the most part it is okay.

HOWEVER, right at our greatest hour of need (read: CHRISTMAS) it has let us down in the most amazing fashion.

Hopefully we'll get a response from the support community that helps restore faith in this product as it really is worth more than one-star on a good day.

No support. Product is terrible
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I installed this plugin on my client's site and there are a few bugs - taxes are not being included in the payment gateway, so I added them to the shipping costs, now they are still not being included in the payment gateway... the product runs slow, and there is an inline style in the products page coding that prevents me from removing elements and rearranging them via CSS. I went to the support forums and nobody has helped with my problems. I will NEVER use WP-Ecommerce again. I have to deliver to the client this week and I don't have budget for a complete redesign. We're going to have to use it as is. I'm not happy at all. I wish I could give the product zero stars.

Riddled with Bugs
By , for WP 3.7.1

I read many of the comments and had thought surely as big of a company as these guys are, it can't be that bad. I assumed it was just non-developers having issues with the plugin, due to improper implementation etc.

It was not the case. The product is just quite simply a mess, and the company seems to have little interest in actually helping anyone with the many issues this product has. The support forums are full of problems with no solutions, just others asking if anyone has figured out a fix. To rub salt in the wound, they will charge you money to post questions in their premium support forum, where they still do not ever seem to reply either! I wonder if they make more money off the premium support scam than they do off the product itself.

WordPress should seriously consider removing this product altogether from their plugins library.

By , for WP 3.6

Support is non-existent. Product is buggy. I tried enabling shipping with UPS, FEDEX and USPS-- all calculations were wrong. I even wasted the bucks on Gold Cart, which entitles you to one support ticket. I made a ticket asking for help with customization, and they told me that wasn't included. Ticket wasted.

Worse Plugin Ever!!!
By ,

this plugin full of bug and very bad customer support!

Doesn't work
By , for WP 3.6.1

This plugin works - sort of. Upgraded to latest version. Among the things that did not work out of the box and needed repair:

  • Shipping calculator did not work. I could only get it to work sort of
  • Disregard shipping for this product doesn't work for single products and only sort of works for products with variations.
  • Variations will not update

If you don't need any of these, then wait until next upgrade when something else will not work.

Save yourself some heartache and headaches and avoid this plugin.

poor documentation
By , for WP 3.6.1

It does seem to offer a lot of functionality but a common complaint is poor documentation. Not liking :(

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