WordPress.com Business users can integrate eCommerce features in their site by using one of our eCommerce partners. If you have a store at Ecwid, Shopify or Gumroad, you can showcase and sell your products on your WordPress.com site. Please note, there may be additional fees charged by Ecwid and Shopify to use their services.
You can activate and connect your store under eCommerce Plugins in your dashboard. After activating, you will be guided through the rest of the setup process.
See the WordPress.com Business page for more information about the features available with WordPress.com Business.
Activate the Ecwid plugin under eCommerce Plugins in your dashboard. To set up your store on WordPress.com, go to Settings → Ecwid Store.
Ecwid is a full-featured and affordable e-commerce solution that includes web, mobile and social stores that are managed from one control panel. Ecwid incorporates responsive design and works on desktops, tablets, and phones allowing you to sell everywhere your customers want to shop.
See the Ecwid support page For more information about integrating Ecwid with your site.
Activate the Shopify plugin under eCommerce Plugins in your dashboard. To set up your store on WordPress.com, go to Settings → Shopify.
Shopify is a commerce platform that allows anyone to easily sell online, at their retail location, and everywhere in between. Shopify offers a professional online storefront, a payment solution to accept credit cards, and the Shopify POS application to power retail sales. Shopify currently powers over 80,000 retailers in 100+ different countries, including: Tesla Motors, Gatorade, Forbes, Amnesty International, Encyclopedia Britannica, CrossFit, and many more.
See the Shopify support page for more information about integrating Shopify with your site.
Activate the Gumroad plugin under eCommerce Plugins in your dashboard. To set up your store on WordPress.com, go to Settings → Gumroad Store.
Gumroad makes it easy for creators of all sizes to sell what they make directly to their audiences. More than 10,000 musicians, filmmakers, authors, bloggers, designers, illustrators, and other creators rely on Gumroad to sell their digital and physical products anywhere online.
See the Gumroad support page for more information about integrating Gumroad with your site.
WordPress.com is PCI compliant in the handling of all sensitive payment information.
You should however review the security standards of our eCommerce partners for their standards of compliance, as payments made through eCommerce stores are processed by the partner payment systems:
Note: As of September 29, 2014, the ShopLocket plugin is no longer supported on WordPress.com.