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Create an Online Store with Jimdo

Let your customers shop online now by building your very own ecommerce website. Starting an online store is easy with Jimdo, the best ecommerce website builder for entrepreneurs who want to quickly sell online. 

Ecommerce websites made simple

  • Ecommerce website templates 
  • Secure checkout
  • Accept credit cards and more
  • Coupons and discounts
  • SEO-friendly
  • Mobile responsive
  • Your own domain name
  • Shopping cart
  • Shipping and inventory

The easiest online store builder

Create a free online store with JimdoFree, and then upgrade to JimdoBusiness when you're ready to take your web store to the next level. Use your JimdoBusiness ecommerce store to sell unlimited products, create discount codes, and accept payment via PayPal or Stripe. No matter which package you choose, you can sell online for free—Jimdo never takes a transaction fee. Best of all, our ecommerce templates are all mobile responsive, making online mobile shopping fast and easy for your customers. 


jimdo online store example
jimdo online shop example

Create an ecommerce website in minutes

Simple website design

Use our simple, click-to-edit tools and ecommerce templates to create a beautiful online shop. Fill out some basic settings, then customize your web shop with your own colors, fonts, logo, photos, and more. 

Easy ecommerce setup

Next, show off and sell your amazing products. Just add and arrange your items, create beautiful products pages and store catalogs, connect your PayPal or Stripe account, and you're ready for business. 

Online shop tools

Effortlessly manage your online store and grow your business. You’ll learn how to create discount codes, customize shipping costs, and track inventory. Even manage orders directly from our app!

See how to start an online store

An online store with Jimdo makes internet shopping a snap for your customers. And you don't need to know any coding or web design in order to get started. 

The story of Allison Hertzberg, owner of Accessories by Ash, is a wonderful example of how rewarding creating a Jimdo online store can be.

Check out some of our best online stores


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Jimdo is a top-rated ecommerce website builder


 "Jimdo makes ecommerce possible for small-scale vendors. The great advantage is that you are in control: you make the rules and have no expenses beyond payment service fees.

Additionally, the online store integrates really well into the rest of the website builder. Everything fits together seamlessly and feels consistent. As Jimdo offers a blogging feature, too, you can use that for content marketing and save on advertising." 

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