New solution allows merchants to sell anywhere customers shop with a flexible and fully managed WordPress eCommerce store
Tempe, Arizona, December 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — GoDaddy, Inc. (NYSE: GDDY ), a company that helps entrepreneurs thrive, brings new innovation to the WordPress community by providing a multi-channel commerce platform optimized for growing businesses . GoDaddy’s highly anticipated managed WooCommerce store solution is fully managed and simplifies running WordPress online stores. While WordPress often requires entrepreneurs to maintain a complex technology stack, GoDaddy’s hosted WooCommerce stores provide everything needed to sell online, in-person, and across popular marketplaces and social platforms in one built-in experience.
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On GoDaddy’s new platform, business owners can create unlimited staff accounts, integrate point-of-sale (POS) transactions, send professional emails and automate abandoned cart recovery, as well as view and manage cross-channel inventory, product catalog, shipping, payments and More. For the first time in WooCommerce Stores, entrepreneurs can easily sell on marketplaces and social channels like Google, Etsy, eBay, Walmart and Amazon from one unified dashboard without downloading additional plugins.
GoDaddy’s Managed WooCommerce Store includes over 25 premium extensions, giving small businesses and developers the flexibility and enhancements that WordPress is known for, at no extra cost. Plus, GoDaddy’s team of WooCommerce experts manage the store’s WordPress and WooCommerce software, plugins, and extensions, so busy entrepreneurs can focus on growing their business, not managing technology.
“With our new managed WooCommerce store offering, we wanted to manage complexity and ensure ease of use, while providing the virtually limitless flexibility of WordPress, enabling growing businesses to operate at peak performance while selling the way they want ,”Say osama bede, President of GoDaddy Commerce. “GoDaddy is one of the largest WordPress solutions providers, and we are committed to ensuring that businesses with more complex needs can also access seamless eCommerce solutions.”
Managed WooCommerce stores join GoDaddy’s suite of connected commerce products and work seamlessly with GoDaddy POS to unify online and in-person selling, so businesses can offer enhanced features like buy online, pick up in store. As part of the GoDaddy Commerce ecosystem, Managed WooCommerce Stores include built-in GoDaddy Payments, enabling businesses to save an average of 20% on card processing fees compared to other leading providers thanks to GoDaddy Payments’ industry-low transaction fee of 2.3%+ 30 cents Online sales and in-person sales were flat at 2.3%. even apple pay Set up with just one click – unlock digital wallet payments without plugins.
GoDaddy’s hosted WooCommerce store platform is hosted on high-performance Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud servers and fine-tuned to provide faster page loads and server response times. Businesses can easily add more plugins as their business grows, and the software will always be up to date, including PHP versions, WordPress + WooCommerce, plugins, and extensions. The new offering leverages the expertise and technology of GoDaddy’s acquisitions of Poynt and Pagely in 2021, SkyVerge in 2020 and Sellbrite in 2019.
“Pagely has served major media, public sector and Fortune 1000 clients for over a decade with smartly managed WordPress hosting solutions,” says Joshua Strebel, Co-Founder and CEO of Pagely. “GoDaddy and Pagely have joined forces to introduce Managed WooCommerce Stores, raising the bar for our current and future business customers.”
As part of the launch, GoDaddy offers three tiers of hosted WooCommerce stores. We encourage businesses to try out GoDaddy’s hosted WooCommerce store with a 14-day free trial.
Learn more about GoDaddy hosted WooCommerce stores here. Entrepreneurs can also call 1-480-366-3546 to speak with GoDaddy’s live WooCommerce experts who can assist with migrating existing WordPress sites to GoDaddy’s compelling new platform.
GoDaddy helps millions of entrepreneurs around the world start, grow and scale their businesses. People come to GoDaddy to express their ideas, build professional websites, attract clients, sell their products and services, and accept payments online and in-person. GoDaddy’s easy-to-use tools help micro business owners manage everything in one place, and their expert guides are available 24/7 to help. To learn more about the company, visit www.GoDaddy.com.