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Every location on the net saves its information in seperate spreadsheets, although it shares a data base. Each branch is therefore its own institution. Topics and plug-ins are the only ones that can be used across the entire Web site ecosystem.
It is recommended for safety purposes to always use the latest versions of all plug-ins and enhancements on your website. Cancels and deletes the currently active plug-in. Recover a prior back-up of your shop's data base. Please upgrade to the former release under the Plugins > Install New section. When you disable and erase the WordPress plug-in, you only erase the plug-in and its associated documents.
All your preferences, orders, product, pages, etc.... will remain in the data base.
Use WooCommerce + WordPress for your online shop
I will show you in this workshop how to create a WooCommerce + WordPress shop where you can create a listing and sale of your own personal work. By the end of this Tutorial, your e-commerce page should be something similar to the picture on the right: P.S. If you are planning to resell service (instead of products), I suggest you run a web site for your company (not an on-line store).
Read on if you plan to have more than 10 different items for sale. WooCommerce is the best way to turn your WordPress website into a fully functioning e-commerce shop. From a technical point of view, WooCommerce is a WordPress plug-in. It is free and open sourcecode - just like WordPress. It is the most widely-used e-commerce plug-in for WordPress on the market.
It is ( probably ) also the most feature-rich plug-in of its kind. This works with any design/theme you currently have on your WordPress page - you don't have to throw away your latest website designs! So I could go on with the above but let me just say instead that WooCommerce just gives you everything you could ever need to build a great e-commerce shop with WordPress.
How can you use WordPress + WooCommerce to promote your business? Hmm... a lot: digitale goods (e.g. softwares, downloaded files, eBooks), physics, service, bookings fact (e.g. for dates or anything else that can be booked), subscription, other people's goods - as affiliates, adjustments (e.g. extra adjustments besides your offers) and more.
I' d even venture to say that WooCommerce allows you to resell anything that can be priced. In addition, anyone can work with it (if you have already succeeded in launching a WordPress page, you can also use WooCommerce). Please note: The purpose of this part of the manual is to show you the easiest way to build a fully featured e-commerce shop on WordPress so you can get your shop up and running as quickly as possible.
You will need two things to build an on-line shop or another kind of website: You are also one of the few WordPress.org sponsored (official) hosters. See Top 10 WordPress Host for Bluehost Alternative. It will take you to a page where you can choose a host for your shop.
Next you have to choose a domainname for your new shop. So if you have already created a unit for your shop, you might want to use that as your name. Next stage formally mark the beginning of your WordPress experience - you will be installing WordPress on your web site hostings.
There, please scale down until you see a symbol with the name "Install WordPress": For more practical information on choosing a preferred domains and how to install a neat copy of WordPress, please refer to this manual (scroll to step 2). You should have an empty WordPress Web site at this point.
It' s now up to you to turn this empty WordPress website into a fully functioning e-commerce shop with the WooCommerce plug-in. As with all WordPress plug-ins, the pleasure begins with navigation to your WordPress Dashboard / Plug-ins / Create New. Enter "woocommerce" in the dropdown box. You will see WooCommerce as the first results of your search:
Simply click on the "Install now" icon next to the plug-in. E-shops are a certain type of website and they need some certain pages to operate correctly. WooCommerce's first task is to create these pages for you: "Store " - here your goods will be exhibited.
The only thing you need to do at this point of the WooCommerce Assistant is to click the "Continue" icon. We at WooCommerce will create these pages for you. Territory is a really important part of your shopfitting. Taxes are by far the least intriguing part of operating an e-commerce shop, but it is also something that we unfortunately must not ignore.
You will be delighted to see that WooCommerce is also helping you with this part. WooCommerce will add the rest of the shipment related detail to the preferences if you select the checkbox. The WooCommerce has a very tidy control panel, the best thing about it is that it will help you find out the taxes rate depending on your site (you specified it in the preceding step).
Please note: Even if WooCommerce fills in the control panel for you in advance, you must verify with your country's government what the latest control laws are, especially if you are not in the US. For more information on how WooCommerce handles VAT, please see this page. The ability to make payment on-line is at the heart of any e-commerce shop, WooCommerce really does offer a great deal in regards to the available options.
There will be even more choices that will be available later in your WooCommerce preferences window. Please note: For on-line payment to work, you must register with either PayPal or Stripe as a separate payment method. WooCommerce preferences are only for the integration of your PayPal and Stripe account into your new e-commerce website.
In this phase your fundamental website set-up is complete - you have just created an empty e-commerce shop with WooCommerce! Next is to add products: In order to call your shop ready for operation, you need some product in the data base (or service, or download, or whatever you want to sell).
In order to work with the items, go to your Dashboard, then select items / items: You will see a classical WordPress edit screen: Name of theduct. Principal descriptor of the company. Use this large box to type in as much information about the item as you like. As this is WordPress, you can place there not only plain text, but also pictures, column, headings, even video and other mediums.
This is the main section for your production information. Here you specify the nature of the item you are going to add and whether it is a tangible, downloaded or virtually (services are also regarded as virtually) item. There are also tab pages for various parameter of the produkt in this section:
With WooCommerce you can administrate your stocks. Define user-defined project properties. Extra Adjustments. It is the text that appears under the name on the page of the article. It is best used as a brief abstract of what the carton is. Category of our work. You can group similar items. "Works just like the default WordPress category.
Productsigns. Another way to help you organise your own data base. Functions just like the default WordPress tag. Picture of the produkt. This is the primary picture of the final result. Gallery of our Items. Extra pictures of the finished article to underline its magnificence. When you first enter this site, WooCommerce will show you some practical tool tips to help you understand the purposes of each field:
When you have made all the above settings, click the big Publish icon - your first item has just been added! Once you have added a fistful of goods to your data base, the item area in the dashboard should look something like this: There is a very good excuse why I first discussed how to append items to your business before I discuss the overall look of the whole thing.
To be frank, without having a product in the data base you would not be able to see the pages of the shop in a prestigious way. With most of your product added now, we can make sure things are okay from a pure vision point of view. WooCommerce works with any WordPress topic by standard.
As an alternative, you can also use specific topics optimised for WooCommerce. All of these topics come with preset style settings that make all WooCommerce items look great. WooCommerce officially has a storefront - the one that works best. You can also browse ThemeForest's e-commerce section - the largest list of WordPress topics on the web.
Whether you have chosen to keep to your topic or have opted for something new and WooCommerce-optimized, what you need to do next is ensure that the pages of the shop look good. Above all - what makes an e-commerce shop good (read: profitable)? In this middle section the product is shown.
If you have the above in the back of your head, you can do the following with the pages of the shop: It is a default WordPress page - you can modify it via the WordPress Dashboard / Pages. One of the key characteristics of the shop page is that it contains a user-defined part directly below the default contents where it shows your productslists.
That'?s how it is with the Storefront: You can see that beautiful pictures are the keys, it's the first thing you should do right! So in other words, you should probably work more on your own pictures than anything else. With WooCommerce you can also present your goods on this site in an alternate way.
If you go to the WordPress Dashboard / WooCommerce / Preferences / Produkte and then to the View Area: ...., you can decide whether you want to view single items or item catagories on the shop page. Pick the one that makes the most difference to you and store the setting. To see them, click on any list of items on the shop page.
When you use a motif of good workmanship, you should have no problems on this page. Generally, you can only customize the amount of text you use for single item description to make sure everything looks right and there are no spaces to mess with the shopper.
Here is my example with the storefront themes (without extra adjustments): This is another important page that can be customized via Dashboard / Pages. This can be done via Dashboard / Pages (simply redo the operation you did with the shop page). Here you are finished with the adaptation of your shop layout, now we look at the options to expand the shop function.
WooCommerce Extension - How? Another thing that makes WooCommerce such an amazing e-commerce tool is that there are dozens or even hundred of enhancements and plug-ins. Let's begin with the enhancements - the offical add-ons released by the WooCommerce group. They will be useful if you want to automate your shop with the cost of your UPS or FedEx shipments.
Incorporate your WooCommerce shop into the bookkeeping program of your choosing. Booking WooCommerce. Subscriptions to WooCommerce. Get your clients to sign up for your product or service and charge a week, month or yearly subscription rate. If you put the enhancements aside, you can also use other WordPress plug-ins to further load your shop. WooCommerce WEO plug-in.
Enhance the overall look and feel of your product and other areas of your e-commerce shop. Welocommerce mulilingual. Operate a fully multi-lingual WooCommerce website. Secure all your page contents, as well as your product and other shop information. Have your shoppers sharing your product with their families and acquaintances through online community sharing. You can see that the level of complexity when it comes to building your own e-commerce shop with WordPress is not high, but it will take a while until you have gone through all the above mentioned stages - probably an afternoons or two.
Obtain a domainname, register for webhosting, run a working WordPress installation. Ensure that your new empty WordPress page is working correctly (no apparent bugs that might occur, etc.). Installation and activation of the WooCommerce plug-in. Walk through the WooCommerce set-up assistant and pay special attention: Set up the shop.
Ad most (or all) of your items or item catagories to the shop. Choose the right WordPress topic for your e-commerce shop. Either go to your current topic or scroll through other options. Check the eCommerce shop layout guidelines. Customize the pages of each of our featured items. Please instal the PayPal Gateway you want to use.
Consideration should be given to the installation of all plug-ins that charge your e-commerce shop: