If not long ago we were surprised by the WordPress deployment statistics, already above 40%, today we are going to see how WooCommerce, the leading WordPress e-commerce platform, is doing these days.
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How many websites use WooCommerce?
Almost 4.5 million websites use WooCommerce – that’s 7.5% of all websites!
WooCommerce is also the most popular plugin in any category, being installed on 81% of all websites using plugins.
And, keep in mind that we are not talking about websites that are online stores, these statistics are for websites in general, so the next question is almost obligatory…
How many online stores use WooCommerce?
As of February 2021, WooCommerce is the application that runs 30% of the online stores in the top 1 million. It has grown from 26% in August 2020, and the 22% it had in 2019.
These numbers make WooCommerce the most popular choice in this list of top 1 million online stores, ahead of top competitors like Magento and Shopify.
If we focus on WordPress alone, no less than 93.7% of all WordPress online stores are built with WooCommerce.
What is WooCommerce’s share of deployment?
Finally, WooCommerce has the highest share of deployment among the main platforms for online stores, with 29% of all online stores.
WooCommerce tops this list, ahead of Squarespace (21.12%), Shopify (12.66%) and WixStores (4.88%).
More information and impressive statistics about WooCommerce
The above is just a quick overview, but you can learn much more about WooCommerce at the following links:
- How to start selling online with WooCommerce in 5 easy steps.
- The 4 best free WordPress themes for WooCommerce online stores
- WooCommerce Stats & Infographic