While WooCommerce is a full fledged ecommerce platform for WordPress, Easy Digital Downloads (or EDD for short) is built to sell digital products and services only. This means a drastically simplified user interface, no shipping options, and easier tax handling. If you want to sell digital products online Easy Digital Downloads is a great place to start.
Ecommerce in WordPress has long been at the top of my list of new courses to make at lynda.com and the release of this course along with the precursor WordPress Ecommerce: Core Concepts make this a reality.
Be sure to watch the WordPress Ecommerce: Core Concepts course before embarking on this new course, and I recommend you also check out WordPress Ecommerce: WooCommerce to see what a more built out platform has to offer.
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