This is a fantastic plugin that’s helped folks across the internet start and run e-commerce business. Full disclosure, I worked there as a product designer in 2019.

As one of the largest open source projects for selling online, WooCommerce has come a long way in creating a great experience. With that said, there’s always room for improvement.

Below I’ve taken screenshots of the journey from installing the plugin through to creating your first product. I’ve highlighted areas where it does well, and areas where it could be improved.

Ok, let’s dive in!

Updated April 2023