Remember the times when you had to go to the store to buy food or clothes? Nowadays, WordPress eCommerce websites have become an extremely popular way of purchasing and selling products. Furthermore, as eCommerce continues to grow on the world wide web, more and more entrepreneurs are joining affiliate programs, choosing WordPress to set up shop and develop an online store.

Starting a WordPress eCommerce store is pretty simple, at least compared to years ago. You can have an amazing site up and sell pretty quickly, especially if you base your store on a WordPress eCommerce Theme. In some cases you don’t even have to design the site, you can simply take a template and start to customise it by yourself. Read more about WordPress themes for WooCommerce.

While it may sound easy, there are a few things that you need to take into consideration when developing an eCommerce store. Furthermore, you might need a bit of technical assistance if you haven’t got coding knowledge, especially if you want to develop a store based on WP eCommerce or Jigoshop, In this article, we’re going to show you what to look for when reviewing a WordPress eCommerce theme, here is a list of WordPress shopping cart themes.

Responsive/Mobile Friendly?
Mobile device usage over the last couple years has exploded. While consumer consumption via mobile devices isn’t as popular as through the web, users still like to view, do research and shop around using their mobile phones. When looking for a WordPress e-Commerce theme it is important to read the description of the theme and look for keywords, such as “Responsive” or “Mobile Friendly”. Furthermore, most respectable themes allow you to preview the theme and try it out. So try it on different devices!

User-friendly back-end
Let's face it, if you’re going to be running a WordPress eCommerce Theme site, then you are going to be constantly changing the products you’re selling, the prices and the descriptions. On some of the simple and free themes, this is easier said than done. A good eCommerce website allows its users to easily customise the content of the site. Don’t settle for themes that don’t include good UI, for example, themes that have drag and drop features, integrated payment systems and quick views for editing.

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