BigCommerce for Wordpress


System Requirements:

  • PHP: 5.6+ (7.1+ recommended)
  • MySQL: 5.5+ (5.6+ recommended)
  • WordPress: 4.8+
  • SSL
  • The PHP intl extension is recommended to enable better currency formatting


To install BigCommerce for WordPress, you’ll need to install and activate the plugin in WordPress and connect your BigCommerce account. If you don’t already have an account, you will be prompted to create one.

For a walkthrough on installing and activating the plugin, see Using BigCommerce for Wordpress (BigCommerce Help Center).

Setting Your Channel Name

Once connected, you’ll set up a new Channel Name. This name will be used to identify this specific WordPress instance in BigCommerce when checking orders or listing products.

Multi-Site Instructions

Looking for multi-site instructions? See Multi Site Setup.

After you’ve created your new channel name, the initial product sync will begin and you can begin configuring your plugin settings.