Top 5 WordPress eCommerce Plugins of 2018

Every 1 out of 4 websites is created on WordPress.org. WordPress is by far the best platform to host your websites and blogs. Whether you are a new blogger or a seasoned entrepreneur, you need a website or a blog of your own hosted on WordPress. Along with a wide range of various plugins, WordPress.org has become the platform of choice for most. Here at Host Geek, we are dedicated to assisting you in making your journey with your WordPress an exciting and fruitful one. We provide the easiest and best WordPress website hosting services in Australia.

In this article, we will look into the top 5 WordPress eCommerce plugins of 2018. If you are looking for creating a profitable eCommerce business with the best possible web hosting in Australia, these 5 WordPress plugins are going to prove to be vital for your eCommerce website.

Here we present to you with the top 5 plugins in reverse order – the best being at the last of the list. Let’s start with number 5.

Elementor Page Builder

If you do not have a lot of knowledge in website development and coding but want to design your website on your own, then Elementor Page Builder will be your best friend. Using this plugin, you can build your own eCommerce website in quick time and add various visually attractive features to your eCommerce website too. This plugin is placed as one of the best in its category with plenty of downloads from around the world.

Yoast SEO

One most important thing for any online success is Search Engine Optimisation or SEO, as they call it. This is nothing but a technique which will rank your pages higher on Google search result pages. Yoast SEO is by far the best plugin available for your WordPress eCommerce website. While posting content on your page, Yoast SEO will help you with various real-time tips and tricks which will help you in optimising the content and providing your page a higher rank on Google. Host Geek recommends the inclusion of this plugin on every website on WordPress.

UpdraftPlus WordPress Backup

For all eCommerce sites using WordPress website hosting, it is recommended that UpdraftPlus WordPress Backup plugin is installed. In case of any error on the website or if somehow, the website gets hacked, you can rest assured that you will not incur any data loss if you are using this plugin. It will create and store backups of your website from time to time so that in case of any error you can go back to a previously backed up version of your website.

AMP for WordPress

Another plugin much-loved by the Geeks at Host Geek is the AMP for WordPress plugin. This plugin helps you with a lot of value-added features to your website. It helps with instant loading, ranking your website higher on Google and also assists your website to adjust to any screen resolution – be it on a mobile, tablet or desktop or laptop screen. This is a must-have and is recommended by Host Geek, the best web hosting in Australia.


The last and the best plugin in today’s list is WooCommerce. It is a world-renowned plugin for every eCommerce website that you can see online and it is arguably the best eCommerce plugin available at present. WooCommerce is simple, powerful, effective and the uncrowned king when you are talking about eCommerce plugins for websites hosted on WordPress.org. The best thing is that WooCommerce isFREE! Yes, WooCommerce is a free plugin and anyone can afford it. Not only that, but WooCommerce is professional, secure and comes with a lot of customisation and flexibility in terms of usage and manipulation. It also helps in content marketing as well. Host Geek recommends WooCommerce to all of our clients requiring eCommerce functionality on their websites.

So, this is our list of top 5 WordPress eCommerce plugins of 2018. Do let us know if you are using them and what you feel about them. We would love to hear from you.

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