The software you’ve decided upon will be the foundation of your entire e-commerce site and will not likely be changed in the future, therefore it’s utmost important that you know all of the best one before you choose and regret later. In this post, we want to bring to your attention some of the best (free) open-source shopping carts available on the Internet. Do check them out, test of the demo, play around with it to know if the functionality suits your business before deciding on one.

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There are many excellent plugins which provide e-Commerce functionality within the WordPress framework. All are free and include multiple payment gateways. WP shopping carts let customers buy your products, services and digital downloads online.

All WP ecommerce plugins have order management and multiple payment gateways built in and we provide lifetime free support and free software updates.


There are many excellent e-commerce plugins available. The Cart Press – TCP is a fully functional, high spec example with multiple product categories and payment gateways. This example is configured as a course booking system