If you are planing to run online store, then Woocommerce is the best option for you. WooCommerce is a free eCommerce plugin which allows store owners to sell anything, beautifully. Integrate seamlessly with WordPress, WooCommerce is the world’s best and favorite eCommerce solution that gives complete control to store owner and developer both.
Initial Setup and Installation
Woocommerce installation is just easy as other plugins are. You have two option to install woocommerce in your online store.
1) Upload using FTP/SFTP
Plugin Activation and Pages Setup
Go to Installed Plugins page to activate. Now wooCommerce needs some pages to be created for it to function, don’t worry woocommerce will do this automatically for you by simply clicking “Install WooCommerce Pages button.
Store Locale Setup
I am going to share the some of the other settings here asI recommend you setup a store locale and have a play with WooCommerce.
Shipping & Tax Setup
You will be charging sales tax, or shipping physical goods to customers, you can enable these below. This is optional and can be changed later.
WooCommerce accept both online and offline payments. Additional payment methods can be installed later and managed from the checkout settings screen. Woocommerce have many payment options like :
Now Your Store is Ready for selling
Click on Create your first product button to create your first product.
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Prem Tiwari is the founder of FreeWebMentor.com and also a professional developer who has vast experience in PHP and open source technologies. Apart from this, he is a blogger by hobby and also he has been a regular speaker of WordPress sessions in various IT Companies. View all posts by Prem Tiwari