Milestone: Ecwid's WordPress.org Plugin Hits 160,000 Downloads

Ecwid Shopping Cart WordPress plugin, one of the most popular e-commerce solutions for WordPress, has hit another milestone and continues growing.

Ecwid is an embeddable shopping cart solution that can be installed easily on any website by inserting a few lines of HTML/Javascript code. For the most popular CMS and site-building platforms, there is Ecwid’s plugin available that simplifies integration of Ecwid store and extends its functionality to fit the given platform better.

WordPress.org, one of the most popular CMS platforms, continues to support the Ecwid plugin as it becomes more popular in the WordPress development community. Moreover, a few weeks ago, Ecwid became available as an integrated plugin option to users of WordPress.com hosted version as well.

So Ecwid now works with hosted and downloadable WordPress sites and provides e-commerce functionality for millions of WordPress users around the world!

Read also: How to Create an Online Store with WordPress

160,000+ downloads

Ecwid’s shopping cart plugin for self-hosted WordPress sites recently hit 160,000 downloads! According to WordPress statistics, Ecwid averages 1000 downloads per week — that’s a download every ten minutes to someone’s WordPress site!

Ecwid is now one of the most popular e-commerce extensions for WordPress. In addition to Ecwid’s out of the box feature set available on any platform or website, Ecwid plugin for WordPress has many useful functions to tighten integration and make your store even more powerful. Here are some of the key features:

Recently added features

Ecwid’s plug-in for WordPress continues to improve by adding new features and integrating with other popular plugins. Here are some of the most recent features:


Wordpress is the most popular and the fastest growing content management system today and that’s for a reason. We use WordPress ourselves for our www.ecwid.com site. So, if you need an online store, a combination of WordPress and Ecwid shopping cart plugin will be a good solution. Install the most recent Ecwid plugin for your self-hosted WordPress site on this page to access the latest features. If you have a hosted blog on WordPress.com, go ahead and add your Ecwid store to it.

Realted: New Updates to Ecwid’s WordPress Plugin Makes Adding a Store Even Easier

We continue improving Ecwid plugin for WordPress — new cool features are on their way, so stay tuned. If you have an idea of what we should include in the future versions of Ecwid WordPress integration, you are welcome to share it in the comments.

About The Author
Matt is a product manager at Ecwid. He works with the Ecwid dev team and helps them shipping the right features for Ecwid merchants. Outside of work, Matt likes travelling and climbing the mountains.

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