28 November 2019Back to Blog
Should You Sell On WordPress?
The WordPress content management system (CMS) is the most popular out there, powering 30% of the internet. Many businesses turn to WordPress because of its ease of use and quick setup, but the question is whether it is a viable ecommerce site and should you be using the platform to sell your products?
With its open-source system, it is possible to tailor your WordPress site to suit your ecommerce needs – let’s take a look at the pros and cons of selling on WordPress.
WordPress is essentially a great CMS platform and if you’re a small business looking to sell online for the first time, or if you’re simply looking for a way to blend content with commerce, it could also be the ideal choice for your ecommerce website.
If you are thinking of heading down the WordPress route, you might want to start thinking about leading ecommerce platform BigCommerce.
With the BigCommerce plugin now available for WordPress users, you can take the easy-to-use CMS that comes with WordPress and have the functionality of a stable ecommerce platform to power your business.
It’s WordPress on the front end and BigCommerce in the backend – you can read more about headless commerce here.
Choosing the BigCommerce for WordPress plugin means you also get the added benefits of a robust, managed system. Fully PCI-compliant, the flexibility to scale your business as it grows and better payment processing rates, all in one handy plugin.