Mar 042019

WordPress Simple Shopping Cart Plugin helps you sell products by adding a shopping cart button using shortcodes and more.

Last Updated: March 30, 2024

Latest News: Updated the documentation.

WordPress Simple Shopping Cart allows you to sell products and services directly from your own WordPress site.


If you want to sell online, then look no further. This is the plugin for you. WordPress Simple Shopping Cart is simple, easy to set up and is up to date with the current WordPress version.

The developers keep updating and maintaining this plugin. There is great support staff constantly answering all of your questions. This is an advantage for the user.

WordPress Simple Shopping Cart 5.0.5 Changelog

  • New option in the settings menu to force collect customer’s shipping address for stripe checkout.
  • Fixed an issue with the quote character in the shipping variation settings.
  • Updated the language POT file.
  • Added blueprint.json file to enable plugin preview feature of WordPress.

WordPress Simple Shopping Cart Plugin

To Do List:

  • Will you be adding Facebook Pixel integration? = The developers will be looking at adding this feature in a future release. You can read more about it in the following support thread.
  • Is there any plan to include a var that allows you to change the price depending on the selection made? = The developers will be adding this feature in a future release. You can read more about it in the following support thread.
  • Will you be adding the ability to have the carts not expire after the browser closes. = The developers will be adding this feature in a future release. You can read more about it in the following support thread.
  • Is there no block for this plugin yet? Still just a shortcode? = The developers might be adding a block in the future. You can read more about it in the following link support thread.

In version 3.9.3 a few more functions were added which gives you more output control.

  • Added a new function for getting the total cart item quantity (wpspc_get_total_cart_qty).
  • Added a new function to get the sub total amount of the cart (wpspc_get_total_cart_sub_total).

Important: This is not a full featured e-commerce plugin. It is only meant for small online shops and selling individual items in your website. This plugin is the child to eStore plugin.

Note: You might be interested in the following link WP Simple PayPal Shopping VS eStore Plugin.

The following list of tutorials will guide you and help you set up your online store. There is also a troubleshooting link with solutions, fixes, tips and more.

What you need:

Premium addons:

(Note: The 3 links below are affiliated link. I get a small commission if you purchase this product.)

Note: For premium addons support, please click on the following link contact.

WordPress Simple PayPal Shopping Cart Tutorials:

  1. General Settings
  2. Email Settings
  3. Shipping Settings
  4. PayPal PPCP (New API)
  5. PayPal Smart Checkout
  6. Stripe Settings
  7. Discount Coupon
  8. Shopping Cart Tools
  9. Cart Orders Settings
  10. PayPal Language Encoding
  11. Create A Simple PayPal Shopping Cart
    1. Sell Products
  12. Customize Checkout Buttons
  13. Basic Shortcode Inserter
  14. Troubleshooting
  15. FAQ

The following is a list of important links from www.tipsandtricks-hq website that might help you to implement more features and functionality to WP Simple PayPal Shopping Cart plugin.


I will be adding more information and more tutorials in the future. So make sure you keep coming back for the latest.


I have been working in IT since 1999 and I enjoy the challenges it brings me. I love developing websites with WordPress. I spend a lot of time helping out in forums. I have been writing tutorials since 2011. Now I am learning how to manage my own VPS "Virtual Private Server.

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