WooCommerce is a free WordPress plugin that lets you add an e-commerce store to your WordPress website. Using woocommerce plugin, you can sell products and services on your WordPress website
It helps you with making things like products, sales, services affordable and accessible. You can sell digital and physical products, manage inventory and shipping, take secure payments and sort taxes automatically
It’s by far the best designed and most popular eCommerce plugin for WordPress and is the most popular eCommerce solution across all websites
Our woocommerce development team has prepared step by step guide on how to install WooCommerce in WordPress
First you need to make sure that WordPress is up and running before proceeding with WooCommerce setup. It’s really easy to install WordPress on any web hosting. You just need to download the latest WordPress version from here WordPress.org and follow its simple steps which literally takes five minutes.
Many of the hosting providers also gives their customers features like one-click WordPress install where their hosting control panel can install and setup WordPress for you with ease. Once it’s ready you need to check if the server requirement for WooCommerce are met.
Go through these simple steps to install WooCommerce:
1. Log into your WordPress site and go to Plugins -> Add New
2. On that page search for ‘WooCommerce’
3. Now click on ‘Install Now’ button which will install the plugin
4. Once it’s installed you click on ‘Activate Now’ and it will bring you to ‘WooCommerce Wizard’ to help you setup your online shop
5. From here you can go through WooCommerce’s key settings using which you can define and set criteria you want for your online shop. You’ll want to go through the guide straightaway and fill in all the details relevant for you and you are ready to create products for your store
There are many tailored options available in WooCommerce so that you can boost conversion rate of your online shop by configuring your site visitor’s checkout process
You can easily setup products with multiple options like colors and size, each product with its own specific attributes, images and details which are visible on front pages. You need to hire WordPress experts if you need any customization done on product pages.
With help of WooCommerce you can easily get your products to customer’s doorstep. There are many shipping options available for you to setup shipping of products to your customers with very minimum efforts possible!
Applying correct set of Tax can be very stressful for online shop but WooCommerce can simplify that process for you with wide range of options which are designed to make handling taxes very easy for you.
You need to stay updated with current trends of market and generate more traffic and sales on your online shop to stay ahead of the competition. With help of WordPress SEO you can optimize your web shop for SEO
Once you start selling products you will need reports for your sales. WooCommerce provides you advanced reports for you to track what you’re selling, identify trends and help you analyze your sales data so you can plan your online shop’s growth.
With WooCommerce’s customer management tool you can bring your new customers to become regular customers by simple signup options available on checkout pages
Your customers will be encouraged to create accounts which make it easy to access previous orders, reorder, order from saved wishlist and save unlimited addresses.
Approx. 1.2 billion people are in habit of using their smart phones to access internet daily. Trinity Digital Marketing publication reports that in US, nearly half of population uses smart phones to connect to internet. It has been gaining popularity with time but still a vast majority of ecommerce owners and retailers are unaware of its tremendous influence.
With responsive WooCommerce themes, you can make sure that your customers have a great shopping experience on your website regardless of devices they are using to shop from.
All the great features we just mentioned and many more are features are bundled with core plugins of WooCommerce which are capable to help you set up your own e-commerce online shop form scratch.
Now that you have setup your online shop with help WooCommerce its time to bring your customer experience to up one level with theme for your store
WordPress has its own themes available for WordPress and WooCommerce compatible both which are WooThemes. You can easily find themes by going into Appearances -> Themes and there you can search for themes in WordPress theme collection or upload your own theme and then just need to activate it
It was really easy, right?
If you need any further assistance with your Woocommerce website, contact us today