Cheat Sheet: Managed WordPress eCommerce Hosting

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Juliana Lewis

UPDATE: This post was first published to GoDaddy's U.S. blog on 12 February 2021 and republished to the Canada blog on 23 July 2021.

Wish there were more hours in the day? Allow me to introduce you to Managed WordPress eCommerce Hosting from GoDaddy, including over 75 free WooCommerce extensions.

Now you can build the exact store your clients need for hundreds — even thousands — less per year.

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Build more store for less   

Powered by WooCommerce, our Managed WordPress eCommerce Hosting features powerful flexibility with easy-to-use extensions and client management tools. We can help you and your clients start selling quickly and make money faster.  

Get online in far fewer steps, thanks to a simplified set up process with WordPress and WooCommerce installed and ready to go. 

Choose to start from scratch or with a gorgeous, eye-catching storefront theme, and then enjoy easier site maintenance with bulk updates and monitoring. A single dashboard cuts down the time necessary for performance optimization, domain management and an array of other administrative tasks.   

  • Free SSL for life of plan (with any annual plan)
  • Free domain name (with any annual plan)
  • One free year of business email (with any annual plan) 
  • Unlimited products 
  • No transaction fees
  • Automatic daily malware scans with unlimited malware removal
  • One-click testing site
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Real-time shipping rates
  • Free access to top premium WooCommerce extensions

Pile on the features — at no extra cost  

We're able to pack over 75 premium WooCommerce extensions to offer the most customization and functionality at no additional cost!  

These high-end premium extensions at your fingertips include the functionality to enable: 

  • Cart and Checkout functions (9) like WooCommerce Checkout Add-ons and WooCommerce Purchase Order Gateway.
  • Marketing functions (13) like Product Add-ons and WooCommerce Email Customizer.
  • Merchandising functions (6) like WooCommerce Brands and WooCommerce Products Compare.
  • Payment functions (9) like and Chase Paymentech
  • Product functions (4) like Software Add-on and WooCommerce Photography.
  • Services functions (8) like WooCommerce Subscriptions and WooCommerce Memberships.
  • Shipping functions (15) like USPS, UPS and FedEx Shipping Methods.
  • Store Management functions (12) like WooCommerce Pre-Orders and WooCommerce Google Analytics Pro.

Additional popular extensions include: 

  • WooCommerce Local Pickup Plus
  • WooCommerce PDF Product Vouchers
  • WooCommerce Order Status Manager
  • WooCommerce Social Login
  • WooCommerce Customer/Order/Coupon Export
  • WooCommerce Product Reviews Pro
  • WooCommerce Quick View
  • WooCommerce Box Office
  • WooCommerce Order Barcodes
  • WooCommerce 360º Image
  • WooCommerce Store Catalog PDF Download
  • Teams for Memberships
  • WooCommerce Bookings Availability
  • WooCommerce Accommodation Bookings
  • WooCommerce Subscription Downloads

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Protect your eCommerce masterpiece 

Once you launch a high-performing online store, rest easy knowing it’ll stay running its best. Managed WordPress eCommerce Hosting includes leading edge security features like malware scanning and removal, security activity auditing, file integrity checks, blacklist monitoring, and notifications whenever an indicator of compromise is detected. 

Talk about locking it down.

Every Managed WordPress eCommerce Hosting plan also includes the installation, configuration and validation of your SSL certificate with no additional cost.

Automated WordPress and WooCommerce updates ensure your online stores are patched and protected from known security issues whenever updates become available. Restore points are created prior to updates, so it’s easy to roll back patches whenever it’s needed.  

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BYOF on an open-source platform 

Flex your developer muscles with complete freedom to build your own features on an open-source platform built with a REST API. The powerful flexibility of Managed WordPress eCommerce Hosting lets you spend less time on mundane tasks, freeing you up to create new features limited only by your ability and imagination. 

Support from the people who know eCommerce 

Managed WordPress eCommerce Hosting customers get 24/7 premium support. Whenever you need assistance from a friendly professional, our award-winning eCommerce support team is only a ticket, call, or chat away.   

The information contained in this blog is provided for general informational purposes about Managed WordPress eCommerce Hosting. It is not specific advice tailored to your situation and should not be treated as such.