Over millions of websites are running on Wordpress and it is not just limited upto a blogging platform rather it provides you a vast library of plugins, these plugins are responsible to extend wordpress at any level in terms of web development. From the simple blog to a corporate website, Magazine website to a vast News portal, from simple catalogue website to an ecommerce website, classified, portfolio and a lot more kind of website you can create with a single wordpress installation.
Well especially in this post I am going to cover you some of the most popular free and opensource plugins that are available to start an ecommerce website in wordpress:
A WordPress eCommerce toolkit that helps you sell anything. Beautifully.
Transform your WordPress website into a thorough-bred eCommerce store for free. Delivering enterprise-level quality & features whilst backed by a name you can trust. Say hello to WooCommerce. [button link="http://www.woothemes.com/woocommerce/" size="medium" target="_blank"]Woocommerce[/button]
It comes in both free as well as in premium package
[button link="http://cart66.com/" size="medium" target="_blank"]Cart66[/button]
[button link="http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wordpress-ecommerce/" size="medium" target="_blank"]Marketpress[/button]
[button link="http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wpstorecart/" size="medium"]Wpstorecart[/button]
Apart from above plugins there are numerous small and big ecommerce plugins are available at [button link="http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins." size="medium" target="_blank"]Wordpress Plugins[/button]
If you are looking kickstart solution for your wordpress based ecommerce website then you can take the advantage of designer made wordpress themes which are highly suitable for wordpress ecommerce website. The wordpress themes for woocommerce and Cart66 are available at [button link="http://themeforest.net/category/wordpress/ecommerce" size="medium" target="_blank"]Themeforest for Wordpress Ecommerce[/button]