WooCommerce is one of the best free eCommerce plugins for WordPress which can be further enhanced by installing extensions.
Woo themes actually produce a range of official extensions themselves however you can purchase the same functionality from Code Canyons unofficial extensions at a cheaper price.
If you’re thinking about building your own eCommerce store using WordPress, WooCommerce is one of the best plugins to use because there are dozens of extensions which make it super easy to add custom functions.
Choose from an extensive range of payment gateways, shipping modules and assortment of other extensions to build the online store you have in mind with ease.
Code Canyon now offers a good range of extensions for Woo Commerce which have been created by third party developers.
Enables you to allow buyers to pay using a credit card rather than PayPal. This payment gateway requires cURL enabled on your server.
PayPal Pro Payment Extension
This extension enables customers to pay by credit card rather than using PayPal. Offering another payment option rather than just PayPal converts better and increases sales as not everyone is comfortable using PayPal because of security fears.
Authorize.net Payment Module
Unlike PayPal or PayPal pro, this extension allows you to full customize the entire payment process so your customer never leaves your website.
Your customers will also be able to use their credit card for payment however you must meet the minimum requirements for this extension to work.
- U.S. based merchant bank account that allows Internet transactions
- e-commerce (Card Not Present) Authorize.Net Payment Gateway account
- SSL certificate on both client- and server-side SSL connections.
- Store payment gateway account data securely
World Pay Payment Extension
Another payment extension which allows your customers to pay by debit or credit card with payments processed by World Pay.
Australia Post Shipping Extension
This extension uses the Australia Post API for automatic calculation of shipping rates for both domestic delivery and international. You must enable cURL on your server for this to work.
Bundled Shipping Rate Calculator
This extension allows you to offer special bundled shipping rates for customers that purchase multiple products from the same category. You can enable/disable these rates on specific categories.
This extension displays a Add to Wishlist button on products so you customers can save them for purchase later or share them with others.
CCAvenue Payment Gateway
If you have a eCommerce site setup in India, this extension allows your customers to pay using any Indian debit or credit card.
Simple extension that enables you to display your products in a slideshow.
Payment Express Credit Card Gateway
Another extension allowing customers to pay by debit or credit card in 9 main countries. Payment Express is a Visa and MasterCard certified solution developed by DPS which facilitates electronic payments via internet, EFTPOS, billing, IVR, vending and mail/telephone order card acceptance channels.
Must have an SSL certificate to use this extension.
MailChimp Subscribe Extension
This extension simply displays a checkbox during the checkout process so your customers can signup for your newsletter. You’ll need a MailChimp account setup for this to work.
Affiliate Marketing Extension
This is one of the most expensive extensions for WooCommerce however its one which can refer you alot of traffic which converts to sales.
This extension adds an affiliate program to your eCommerce website so you can automatically recruit your own entire online saleforce.
The creator of this plugin extension has created 7 different extensions for Woo Commerce.
AlertPay Gateway Extension
After installing this plugin, your customers can use their Alert Pay balance to pay for your products or their credit card.
You’ll need an Alert Pay Merchant account to use this extension.
Another payment gateway for WooCommerce which allows your customers to pay by credit card using QuickBooks(Intuit). You’ll need a Merchant Account as well as an SSL certificate and cURL enabled on your server.
Product Slider Carousel
Display your products in a carousel slider using this jquery extension.
PayPal Pro Credit Card Gateway
Another PayPal Pro extension which allows your customers to accept credit and debit cards. Like most payment gateways, you’ll need SSL enabled.
Stripe Credit Card Gateway
Yet another payment extension which allows your customers to pay using credit card using the Stripe system.
Authorize.net Credit Card Gateway
Another credit card gateway extension using the Authorize.net system.
Adds the option for your customers to pay using credit and debit cards using the Flo2Cash payment gateway.
Moneris US eSELECTplus Gateway
Never heard of this one but its another payment gateway allowing customers to pay using credit cards handled by this gateway.
New Zealand Post Shipping Calculator
New Zealand is a country far away however there is an extension for calculating shipping using the countries postal service. This extension will access the New Zealand Post API and automatically calculate both domestic and international shipping rates.
You can also add an optional handling fee on top of the standard postage rates and it will even calculate postage on multiple products.
PayPal Digital Goods Module
Express Checkout supports:
- All single-payer, single-payee transactions (one-to-one transaction)
- Payments in all currencies supported by PayPal
- Payments in all countries supported by PayPal
- Tax calculations
Skrill (MoneyBookers) Gateway
Allow your customers to pay for your products using Money Bookers which only requires and email address. No need to enter all your personal details.
Another payment gateway allowing your customers to pay by credit card.
There you have it.
A list off all the current unofficial extensions which are available for purchase from Code Canyon at a steep discount to what you’ll pay at the official Woo website.
If you want to create a website to sell products online, Woo Commerce provides all the tools you need to get the job done properly.
If you have experience using WordPress, you find creating your own online shop front pretty straight forward if you use the best themes, plugins and extensions.