Use WooCommerce legally:

WooCommerce is one of the largest eCommerce plugins for WordPress. WooCommerce is free. Through extensions WooCommerce can be extended by a number of functions.

To meet the required legal templates, WordPress plugins can be integrated.

One plugin for WooCommerce is the Germanized plugin (free as basic version and as premium version), another is WooCommerce German Market (only available as premium version).

1st WooCommerce Germanized as a solution for a legally compliant WooCommerce shop (for Germany)

There is a free basic version of WooCommerce Germanized available at

Overview of the most important functions of WooCommerce Germanized (free version):

Adjust the text of the buy button, e.g. to “Order for a fee” (button solution for online shops)

Determine delivery times and set a standard delivery time for all your products. The delivery time is shown in the shop.

Shipping costs and fees may be taxed.

The plugin offers the possibility to use a double opt-in procedure for user accounts.

In Germany information on VAT, shipping costs and delivery times are displayed in the shop.

All legally required pages can be created (in the shop and in email) – privacy policy, cancellation policy, terms and conditions.

Required information on the small business regulation can be included.

The SEPA Direct Debit Scheme is supported in the payment options.