Transform your WordPress website into a fully-featured e-commerce store with the power of WooCommerce.
Building an online store is often considered to be a difficult, complex task. Using the combination of WordPress and the WooCommerce plugin, this is no longer the case. WooCommerce is the most popular e-commerce platform for WordPress and is being rapidly developed by WooThemes. It provides a strong e-commerce solution to set up your own online store in just a couple of hours.
This easy and practical book will help you make the most of WooCommerce to be able to set up and run your online store yourself. Installing WooCommerce is an easy task, but this book will explain in detail all the possible settings. After that you'll be adding products, different payment methods, and shipping solutions to your store. You will then customize your store by adding themes to change the look and feel. Once your store is running, you'll learn how to use discount coupons, process your orders, look at reports, and even expand the functionality further with additional plugins.
By the end of the book, you will learn everything you need to add a fully functional online store to you WordPress website and start running an online business.
What this book covers
Chapter 1, Setting Up WooCommerce, shows you how to set up a test environment and install WooCommerce. After that, you'll learn how to set up WooCommerce and work with taxes.
Chapter 2, Creating Your First Products, helps you create your very first products. You'll learn what the minimum steps are to get your products available and be able to start selling them.
Chapter 3, Using Downloadable Products and Variations, offers various other possibilities when creating products. In this chapter, you'll create downloadable products, learn how to work with attributes, and create variable products.
Chapter 4, Payments, Shipping, and Coupons, shows you how to set up payment and shipping methods for your store. You will also learn how to use discount coupon codes for marketing purposes.
Chapter 5, Working with WooCommerce Themes, shows you what you need to pay attention to and where to buy or download good themes. Having a solid WordPress theme available for your WooCommerce store is very important.
Chapter 6, Customizing a WooCommerce Theme, gives you a brief introduction to themes to get you started. Creating a WordPress and WooCommerce theme is worth a book by itself. You'll actually make code changes to your theme and find some practical examples.
Chapter 7, Running Your Online Store, starts with explaining how to bring a development store live. What do you do when the first orders flow in? How do you use WooCommerce to make sure that orders are handled correctly? We'll also show how to manually create an order and speak about reporting. Time to bring your store online and start selling!
Chapter 8, More Possibilities Using Plugins, explains which plugins to use and where to look for other possibilities. WooCommerce is a plugin for WordPress. On top of WooCommerce, you can install additional plugins to expand or change the functionality. But there are so many options, which plugins are a good choice?.
Author: Robbert Ravensbergen
Building E-Commerce Solutions with WooCommerce
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