Top Free Shopping Cart for WordPress 3.0

Last updated on December 1st, 2010 at 12:49 am

WP e-Commerce

Authors: Dan Milward, Tom Howard, Jeffry Ghazally

The WP e-Commerce shopping cart plugin for WordPress is an elegant easy to use fully featured shopping cart application suitable for selling your products, services, and or fees online.

WP e-Commerce is a Web 2.0 application designed with usability, aesthetics, and presentation in mind.

Perfect for:

Bands & Record Labels
Clothing Companies
Crafters & Artists
Books, DVDs & MP3 files

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YAK for WordPress

** NOTE: if you’re using an older version of WordPress (i.e. less than version 3), the latest version of YAK you can safely use is 2.1.7 (click here to download). As of YAK version 2.2.0, the plugin is only being tested against WP3. **

Detailed installation and configuration instructions can be found by purchasing the YAK Handbook, but basic installation instructions can be found here. If you want to do something more advanced, post a message in the discussion group, or consider buying the Handbook.

Further discussion can be found in the discussion group (please post bugs or problems you find there). To keep up-to-date with releases, subscribe to the feed, or check the changelog. The bug tracker for YAK can be found here.

YAK includes the following features:

Create products from either posts or pages
Downloadable products
Multiple product types — price per type (i.e. small, medium, large) and quantity per type
Order administration — filtering by date, status and order number
Products page with paging (simple alternative to viewing by category)
Configurable shipping (either flat rate or by weight unit)
Configurable shipping address
Configurable countries list
Promotions — percentage or fixed discounts, on shipping or order value
Sales Reports (basic flash charts showing sales, best sellers, etc)
Sales Tax (does not work with Google Checkout)
Support for https (SSL)
Tags for configurable emails
Basic XML feed
Support for multiple shops (function to retrieve product details from another shop)
Checkout/order widget
Customer interface has been translated into a number of languages: Japanese, Chinese, Taiwan Chinese, Thai, Slovakian, Czech, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Norwegian, Swedish
Basic Sales Tax support
The following Payment Options are supported:

Plain page — custom payment such as providing information for your customers to pay by cheque, or direct deposit/debit
Manual credit card — requiring SSL, and a secure hosting environment
PayPal Standard — customers are redirected to PayPal for payments
Google Checkout — customers are redirected to Google for payments (note: Checkout is not fully integrated) — Authorize’s payments gateway is used to charge credit cards
PayPal Payments Pro — PayPal’s payments gateway is used to charge credit cards
Accounts Receivable

Shopp plugin ecommerce for wordpress

WordPress + Shopp. Perfect.
Shopp is an e-commerce plugin that adds a feature-rich online store to your WordPress-powered website or blog. Get your store up and running in minutes. Then, take it to the next level with the flexibility of Shopp’s customization tools that allow production studios and power users to tailor every aspect of the shopping experience.


Author: Rich Pedley

eShop is an accessible shopping cart plugin for WordPress, packed with various features. Including:

Utilises WordPress pages, or posts, to create products
enhanced for WP3.0 users – customers can sign up to your site (settable option)
Various methods available for listing products
Products can have multiple options
Upload downloadable products
Basic Statistics
Download sales data
Various shipping options, including by weight.
Admin has access to an Order handling section
Automatic emails on successful purchase
User configurable email templates.
Configurable Out of Stock message.
Basic Stock Control
Google Base Data creation
Uninstall available within the plugin
Various discount options
WPMU compatible.
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Merchant, Paypal, Payson, eProcessingNetwork, Webtopay, iDEAL and Cash/Cheque!
Now compatible with WP Affiliate for affiliates (see help page).
Compatible with eShortcodes. (WP verion 3 specific)
able to be used as product catalogue with no sales.
and much much more


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