Given its beginnings, WordPress has gathered its fair share of misconceptions since its release back in 2003. Arguably the most common misconception clients have about WordPress is that it’s merely a blogging platform, and therefore isn’t suited to developing eCommerce websites. In reality, WordPress is powerful and flexible enough to become your go-to solution for developing all manner of websites – including eCommerce sites and online stores.
In this post, we’ll debunk some of the most common myths and misconceptions about WordPress-based eCommerce sites from a developer’s perspective. Hopefully, by the time you’re done reading this post, you’ll have a better understanding of the functionality WordPress has to offer.
Let’s get cracking!
Myth #1: WordPress Isn’t Suited to Large-Scale eCommerce Websites
Developers looking to build small-scale online stores often don’t second-guess WordPress to power it. While plugins such as WooCommerce have a stellar reputation, when it comes to building large-scale eCommerce stores, many look to other solutions such as Shopify. It’s a simple matter of perception.
No matter the size