WordPress eCommerce

At WeDev.Africa, we specialize in developing WordPress eCommerce websites powered by WooCommerce. Our team provides a convenient and efficient way for you to start selling your products online.

WordPress eCommerce Web Development with WooCommerce

WooCommerce is a powerful open-source eCommerce platform that seamlessly integrates with WordPress, allowing business owners from around the world to sell any type of product through their website. It’s no wonder that it powers more than 30% of all online stores, making it the most popular eCommerce platform on the internet.

When compared to other eCommerce platforms such as Shopify and Magento, WooCommerce stands out as a more customizable and cost-effective option. With its vast library of free and paid extensions, WooCommerce provides endless possibilities for customization and scalability to meet the unique needs of any online store. Plus, it offers seamless integration with various payment and shipping options, making it easier for business owners to manage their online transactions.

Service Include

WeDev.Africa offers the most convenient way to create an online store.

  • Full Setup
  • Payment gateway integration
  • Shipping function
  • Multi-Vendor Stores

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Payment Gateways & Shipping Options

Creating an exceptional customer experience is essential in the world of online retail. Customers demand convenience and flexibility, and one of the best ways to provide this is by offering a variety of payment and delivery options. With our WooCommerce development services, we can help you achieve just that.

At WeDev.Africa, we understand the importance of offering reliable and secure payment processing options. That's why we have integrated multiple South African payment gateways with WooCommerce. Whether you choose Payfast, DPO Paygate, or YOCO, we can help you seamlessly integrate these payment processors into your online store.

Not only do we offer payment processing integration, but we also provide expert advice on the best delivery options for your online store. From courier services to postal options, we can help you find the right solution that meets the needs of your customers.

By working with WeDev.Africa, you can create an exceptional online shopping experience that sets your business apart from the competition.

PayFast for WooCommerce

The PayFast extension for WooCommerce is an excellent tool for online retailers who want to offer flexible payment options to their customers. PayFast is one of South Africa's most popular payment gateways, and with this extension, you can accept subscriptions, deposits, and pre-orders easily.

PayFast enables your customers to put down deposits or pay in advance for items they wish to purchase, which is especially helpful for high-ticket items. Additionally, customers can set up weekly, monthly, or annual payment plans for their orders. This payment flexibility can make a significant difference in your online store's success, as it allows you to cater to a broader range of customers and their financial needs.

Using the PayFast extension for WooCommerce is straightforward and easy to set up. Our team at WeDev.Africa can help integrate it into your online store, so you can start offering these payment options to your customers right away.

DPO PayGate for WooCommerce

PayGate is a trusted payment gateway that offers two options for processing payments on your eCommerce website - PayWeb and PayXML. PayWeb is a direct payment gateway that enables customers to make purchases without being redirected to another website. It ensures seamless transactions and improves the user experience. PayXML, on the other hand, is a more advanced integration option that provides complete control over the payment process. It allows merchants to process credit card transactions directly on their website using a secure XML protocol.

Both options require an SSL certificate to ensure the safety and security of customer information during transactions. SSL certificates are an essential security measure for any eCommerce website as they encrypt sensitive data like credit card details and personal information to prevent theft or fraud. With PayGate's PayWeb and PayXML options, you can provide your customers with a seamless, secure payment experience, helping to build trust and loyalty for your business.

YOCO for WooCommerce

The YOCO WooCommerce integration is a game-changer for online businesses in South Africa. As a relatively new option, it offers a straightforward and easy-to-implement payment solution that is familiar and trusted by many customers. With just a few simple steps, you can integrate YOCO into your WooCommerce store and start accepting payments quickly and easily.

One of the best things about YOCO is the instant payment notifications that you receive as soon as a customer makes a purchase. This helps you keep track of your sales in real-time and ensures that you never miss a payment. Additionally, YOCO offers fast and reliable payouts, with payments typically processed within two business days.

By integrating YOCO with WooCommerce, you can provide your customers with a seamless and secure payment experience, which will help to boost their confidence in your brand and increase their likelihood of making a purchase. Don't wait any longer to take advantage of this innovative payment solution and improve your online business.

Shipping options for WordPress eCommerce Stores

WooCommerce offers a great deal of flexibility when it comes to shipping options, allowing customers to choose whether they want to pick up their order, receive local delivery, or have it shipped to them. You can even limit these options based on the customer's location. Plus, you can set flat rates or specify different rates for different products, such as extra charges for heavier items, and calculate and display the correct rates to customers during the checkout process.

To make it even easier for South African businesses to offer their customers a range of shipping options, a number of courier companies have developed free WordPress plugins that integrate seamlessly with WooCommerce. These include The Courier Guy, Collivery, and Pargo Shipping. By using these plugins, you can offer your customers the convenience of choosing the shipping method that suits them best, while also ensuring that your products are delivered safely and securely.

Product management powered by WordPress eCommerce and WooCommerce Integration

At WeDev.Africa, we understand that a store's products are the backbone of any successful eCommerce website. That's why we use WooCommerce to build a platform that allows you to manage your products and generate online sales seamlessly.

With WooCommerce, you can embed products, checkout, and more on any page using shortcodes, which allows you to add your products to blog posts or create landing pages that direct visitors to the shopping cart. You can also sort and filter products by popularity, newness, rating, price, and other attributes to help customers find the right product quickly.

Unlike other eCommerce platforms, WooCommerce offers unlimited products, meaning you can add as many products as you wish without any restrictions. Variations are also unlimited, which means you can offer varying options, such as color, size, fabric, and more, for a product and set prices, stock, and images for each variation.

Lastly, we use widgets to provide information about top products, a specific category or tag, products on sale, featured products, or recently viewed products on any page of your store. With our expertise, we will help you build a successful eCommerce website that will increase your revenue and customer base.

WordPress eCommerce Web Design

Our team specializes in creating online retail businesses using WordPress and WooCommerce, allowing you to sell your products worldwide and accept credit card payments seamlessly. With our WooCommerce-powered websites, you have all the tools you need to build a successful online business, regardless of the type of product or service you offer.


Whether you sell physical goods like clothing or furniture, services, or digital products like online courses or software downloads, we offer custom WooCommerce web design services tailored to your specific needs.


The backend dashboard provides an easy-to-use interface to manage products and customer orders on your WordPress website. You can also create static pages and blog posts to help promote your business and attract customers. With our WooCommerce web design services, you can rest assured that you have a reliable and effective platform to grow your business online.

Worpress eCommerce Website Management

Running a successful eCommerce website requires a lot of effort and time, and not everyone has the time and resources to manage it effectively. Our team of experienced online shop developers can provide you with the support you need to keep your online store running smoothly.


Our team offers ongoing maintenance and support services for a monthly fee. This includes managing your inventory, updating product images and prices, adding new content to your website, and ensuring that your website is always up-to-date with the latest security patches and software updates.


We also provide regular reports to keep you informed about your website’s performance, such as traffic analytics, conversion rates, and more. With our support, you can focus on growing your business while we take care of the technical details.


Whether you need occasional support or ongoing maintenance, we can provide customized services that fit your needs and budget. Let us take care of your eCommerce website, so you can focus on what you do best – growing your business.

Our process

Ready for results?

Do you wish to learn more about our WordPress eCommerce Development Services? We will provide you with a free proposal within one working day if you are interested in which approach we would take to enhance your site or if you are interested in having us build it from scratch. Here’s all you have to do:

Step 1

Contact Us​

Contact us with basic information about your company and budget.

Step 2

We send our proposal​

Wait 1-3 working days to hear back from our WordPress eCommerce developers.

Step 3

Review our proposal

Take some time to consider our proposal and get back to us.

Step 4

Project start

Start collaborating with our expert developers and designers. We make use of various collaboration tools such as Slack or Asana.

Step 5

You do you

While we implement the plan crafted for you, you can focus on running your business.

Step 6

Feedback us

Give us your feedback and let us know if you require one of our other services.

Frequently Asked Questions

WordPress eCommerce FAQ

A WordPress ecommerce development agency is a company that specializes in building ecommerce websites using WordPress, an open-source content management system. These agencies help businesses set up online stores and integrate ecommerce functionality into their existing websites.

A WordPress ecommerce development agency offers a wide range of services, including ecommerce website design and development, plugin development, payment gateway integration, shipping and tax configuration, product management, and more. They can also provide ongoing support and maintenance services to ensure that your ecommerce site stays up-to-date and fully functional.

Choosing a WordPress ecommerce development agency in South Africa can offer several benefits, including cost-effectiveness, proximity, and cultural compatibility. South Africa has a highly skilled pool of developers who can build ecommerce websites that meet your unique business needs.

The cost of hiring a WordPress ecommerce development agency in South Africa depends on several factors, such as the complexity of your project, the number of features you want to include, and the level of customization required. It is important to get a detailed quote from the agency to ensure that you understand the full cost of the project.

The time it takes to develop a WordPress ecommerce website depends on the complexity of the project and the level of customization required. A simple ecommerce site can be set up in a matter of days, while a more complex project may take several weeks or even months. It is important to work with an experienced WordPress ecommerce development agency to ensure that your project is completed on time and within budget.