How to Make Money Selling Plugins on CodeCanyon [Guide]

Are you interested in selling premium WordPress plugins?  CodeCanyon is the biggest premium WordPress plugin marketplace.  CodeCanyon is another property of Envato, home of ThemeForest–the world’s largest WordPress theme marketplace.

Selling premium WordPress plugins is one of the best ways to make money with WordPress.  This article analyses how profitable it is to sell premium WordPress plugins on CodeCanyon and whether it’s better to sell through a marketplace or on your own.  If you have a WordPress plugin and are considering selling on CodeCanton, then read this guide!

Selling your premium WordPress plugins on CodeCanyon? Is this marketplace the best option in terms of revenue? We dug deep in their numbers to find out.

CodeCanyon is the leading marketplace for selling premium WordPress plugins owned by a digital marketplaces conglomerate – Envato.

The marketplace grossed over $70,000,000 since 2009, processed 2.3 million sales of WordPress plugins, and has a growing community of 7.8 million members.

Is it right for you?  Let’s find out.

Key Takeaways

What are the top things to know when deciding to sell on CodeCanyon?

Of all 19,006 scripts and plugins on CodeCanyon, 4,861 (or 26%) are premium WordPress plugins, and during the year 1,096 new premium WordPress plugins were listed for sale on CodeCanyon.

The leading 20 WordPress plugins on CodeCanyon account for 17% ($4,943,141) of the total yearly sales on CodeCanyon.

If you decide to sell a premium WordPress plugin on CodeCanyon you should expect to sell 2-4 license sells per month in your first year.

51% (2,462) of the WordPress plugins on CodeCanyon were added in the 2 years (at the time this article was written).

Read the full article: CodeCanyon By The Numbers – WordPress Plugins Analysis