Need help choosing the right eCommerce platform?

If you're building an eCommerce site on WordPress, then you may need help choosing the right eCommerce platform. After all, there are several to pick from.

Now, to be clear, I'm talking about these WordPress options:

I wrote about these before, earlier this year. But this time, after some prodding on Twitter, I created a flowchart to help you navigate some of the options out there.

So here you go.

Choosing the Right eCommerce Platform

choosing the right ecommerce platform

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Of course, you may notice that the last flow decisions should likely add a couple more decision points (pro-rating and/or content dripping).

I've written about these before, which is why I tried to wrap up the decision quickly. But if you want to know more about pro-rating fees, you can read about the WooCommerce Subscriptions extension.

Also, my favorite of these that drips content also happens to be a powerful membership solution in general – iThemes Exchange.

And if you missed it, I already wrote about marketplaces using WordPress, along with creating a marketplace already with Easy Digital Downloads.

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Chris Lema
Chris Lema has been working with WordPress since 2005. Over the years he's been a blogger, a speaker at WordCamps, a coach for WordPress product companies, and the founder of the conference for WordPress business owners, called CaboPress. Today he's the VP of Products at Liquid Web, where he manages the world's first managed platform for WooCommerce stores.