Popular WordPress hosting (opens in new tab) provider bluehost (opens in new tab) has launched a range of new e-commerce solutions to simplify the process of launching an online store.
The company has combined WordPress, WooCommerce (opens in new tab) and YITH plugins in its new solution, the Bluehost Online Store, which offers small businesses a curated WordPress website builder (opens in new tab) experience with e-commerce opportunities.
With no coding experience, the Bluehost Online Store allows users to accept payments, sell on popular marketplaces, schedule calendar events, send new customer orders, print labels, and have features such as gift cards, wish lists, customer account pages, and more.
Bluehost Online Store
The new commerce solutions come with an onboarding experience that guides users through the setup process for commonly used ecommerce platform (opens in new tab) features such as: Payment Gateways (opens in new tab)tax information, shipping and product inventory management.
Following in the footsteps of Bluehost’s parent company Newfold’s acquisition of Yoast (opens in new tab) in August 2021, the solution will also leverage Yoast’s SEO capabilities.
“We have so many customers around the world with unique needs and varying levels of expertise in building online stores,” said Ed Jay, president of Newfold Digital, the parent company of Bluehost and YITH.
“With the launch of Bluehost’s new commerce solutions, our team is addressing the needs of small businesses seeking the flexibility and power of WordPress, but wanting the experience of getting online and selling to be simple. The curated experience we provide strikes the perfect balance of security, reliability, and functionality by harnessing the power of WordPress and putting it in the hands of users in a way that feels intuitive and native to all of our customers looking to grow their business . ”
Both of Bluehost’s commerce solutions come with WooCommerce and YITH plugins, one of the largest sellers and developers of WooCommerce plugins for WordPress.
In addition to the new solutions, Bluehost launched a new WordPress theme for ecommerce blocks called “Wonder”, which comes with six different style variations.
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