The new Shopify Buy Button plugin is intended for users who already have a business set up on WordPress, the plugin adds the ability to easily drop products that have already been added to their Shopify store with buy button into any sidebar, page or blog post. The pop-out shopping cart will able the customer to purchase multiple product at once.
Shopify partnered with Themezilla, Themify, and Ultralinx to build Shopify-powered WordPress themes. The themes are only free to download for a limited time, which leaves users without updates unless they purchase the theme from the commercial provider.
The Shopify Ecommerce Plugin is free and can be used with any WordPress theme but requires a $9/month Shopify Lite subscription also to get access to great features, like Facebook Shop, Shopify POS for iOS or Android, our app store, and 24/7 support. They offer no additional cost for existing Shopify merchant that who want to sell on WordPress.
Shopify eCommerce WordPress Plugin launches on mid of March as part of announcement that the company is jumping into the WordPress market with a new official plugin and three WordPress themes. The Canadian company captures just 8% of the e-commerce technology market share, trailing WooCommerce (31%), Magento (19%), OpenCart (11%), Prestashop (10%), and others (13%).