WooCommerce is an open source e-commerce plugin for WordPress. It is designed for small and large online merchants with WordPress. Launched on September 27, 2011, the plugin quickly became popular for its simplicity to install and customize the database of products sold.

Worldwide Usage


WooCommerce has been adopted by more than 380,000 online retailers. It is used by a number of high traffic websites. By the 3rd week of September 2015, Trends indicated that WooCommerce operated with 30% of global e-commerce sites and millions of active installations. WooCommerce has attracted significant popularity because the base product, in addition to many extensions and add-ons, is open source. In addition, it can be complemented with paid features.

Woocommerce and Dropshipping

As dropshipping has become a big trend in the internet industry, the woocommerce dropshipping plugin has become more and more popular.