WordPress Ecommerce Websites

A recent article in Wired features an interview with Matt Mullenweg, the founder of Automattic and the man behind 24% of the sites on the web.¬† WordPress ecommerce websites are squarely in Matt’s future plans for WordPress moving forward.

WordPress Ecommerce Websites: Article Excerpt

“Q: What do you think needs to be fixed in the online world?
A: E-commerce is one area. We are moving into that in a pretty public way. It’s way too hard to have an independent store online, even to do basic things. If you want to sell home-made bracelets, it involves getting a merchant account, setting up with a bank and so on. WooCommerce, the company¬†we just acquired, does make it easier, but they could be even better.”

Source: http://www.wired.co.uk/magazine/archive/2015/09/start/the-webs-unofficial-publisher