Do you want to sell any product online but don’t know which platform you should choose, which is flexible and easy to use?

In this post, I will tell you how you can sell something online using the WooCommerce plugin. Setting up an online store can be a difficult task. But with WooCommerce, the process becomes much more straightforward.

Woocommerce is a free and open-source plugin for WordPress that can quickly turn your website into an eCommerce store.

This blog post will briefly explain how you can create an Elegant Online store using the WooCommerce plugin within 1 hour.

Here are some steps which we need to follow to create an e-commerce store

  • How to register a domain and hosting
  • How to install WordPress
  • How to install Woocommerce friendly theme
  • How to install a WooCommerce plugin
  • How to setup the WooCommerce wizard
  • How to setup the Payment Method
  • How to add product
  • How to extend the online store
  • Conclusion

Step 1:How to register Domain & Hosting:

A domain name is the web address people will use to access your blog while hosting is the service that stores and serves your website’s files. For creating a blog, you first need a good domain name according to your interest and great Hosting. Here are the following domains’ best websites. You can get a good host and domain service by following the guidelines.

You will need to complete these steps before you can make a purchase.

  • Create a new domain.
  • Enter basic account information.
  • Choose a billing cycle.
  • Select any package extras.
  • Enter your payment details.
  • Create a password.
  • Login into your new hosting account

    You can get profound guidance with screenshots by reading this blog post: https://wpresscreative.com/tips/the-easiest-guide-to-starting-a-blog-on-wordpress-in-2023/

    Step2:How to install WordPress

     WordPress Installation: Once you have chosen a domain name and hosting, you can install WordPress by login hosting account. This process is typically done through the hosting provider’s control panel and can be done in just a few minutes. You will get a detailed process of installing WordPress in this blog post: https://wpresscreative.com/tips/the-easiest-guide-to-starting-a-blog-on-wordpress-in-2023/

    Step3:How to install Woocommerce friendly theme

    There are some simple and Elegant themes that you can use with the WooCommerce plugin. Here You will get the best ten WooCommerce theme lists.

    • Astra
    • Storefront
    • OceanWP
    • Hestia Lite
    • ShoppingCart

    Step4:How to install Woocommerce Plugin

    Go to dashboard Plugins » Add New page and search for WooCommerce. In the search results, Install and activate the WooCommerce listing.

    Step5:How to set up Woocommerce wizard

    Setting the WooCoommere is important, and you must focus on this. After Activating the woo commerce plugin, you will be prompted to run the setup wizard. The wizard will guide you through configuring basic settings such as your store’s location, currency, and payment methods. This is an important step, so ensure you complete all the required information correctly.

    (1) You need to provide basic information about the store address, country, city, region, or postal code.

    Click on continue

    (2)Here, you would ask to choose the industry where you want to operate your product. Here you need to select the industry and click to move on

    (3)After the industry selection, you now have to choose which products you want to sell, physical or non-physical, like downloadable.

    (4)In the next step, you would ask about products, like how many products you want to sell and whether you are selling elsewhere. I recommend you choose the no option and move to the next feature tab.

    (5)Here, you would ask to install some free extensions for enhancing the features of Woocommerce.You need to uncheck that and move to the next. Click on the continue button.

    (6) You would ask to choose the theme for your eCommerce store. You can select any friendly theme and, after that, install and activate that theme.

    Step6:How to set up the WooCommerce payment method

    The payment method is the main part of WooCommerce. You need to be very careful about selecting payment methods and currency. WooCommerce provides various options regarding payment Like Paypal, Direct Bank Transfer, Stripe, Payoneer, etc.

    You need to go to Dashboard >Wocommerce setting>Payment. You can see here various options for payment. You can choose any option.

    Step7:How to Add product

    Finally, your wait is over. Now we will tell you how you can add your first product to your e-commerce store, which you created from the WooCommerce plugin.

    Go to product > Add product.

    Provide the Product name in your title and description of the product, like your product’s features, benefits, etc. On the right side, you need to add a category option related to your product: shoe category, clothes, or jewelry.

    After downward scrolling here, you can see the box”Product Data. “Here, provide all information about the product

    .After providing detail, Upload the product’s main image on the right image box and Gallery images.

    After all this process, you can publish your first product now.

    Step7:How to extend your eCommerce store.

    Congratulation You have completed the process of creating your E-commerce store. Here I will tell you how you can increase the features of the Online store by installing some extensions, which will help you to get more sales. To get All those features now, we need to install some essential plugins and extensions.

    Let’s Get started

    1. Advanced Custom Fields: This plugin allows you to add custom fields to your products, making managing and organizing them more accessible.
    2. WooCommerce Subscriptions: This plugin allows you to create and manage subscriptions for your products, such as recurring payments for a service.
    3. WooCommerce Smart Coupons: This plugin allows you to create and manage coupons and discounts for your store.
    4. WooCommerce PDF Invoices & Packing Slips: This plugin allows you to generate PDF invoices and packing slips for orders automatically.
    5. WooCommerce Table Rate Shipping: This plugin allows you to set up custom shipping rates based on weight, destination, and other factors.
    6. YITH WooCommerce Wishlist: This plugin allows customers to save products for later and share their wishlist with others.
    7. WooCommerce Checkout Field Editor: This plugin allows you to customize the checkout fields on your store, such as adding new fields or removing unnecessary ones.

    Conclusion: setting up an online store using WooCommerce is a simple process. With the WooCommerce plugin’s help and creativity, you can quickly and easily turn your website into a fully-functioning online store. Remember to keep your store and its plugins updated to ensure optimal performance and security.

    If you have any questions or confusion, please let me know in the comments below 🙂

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