Build WordPress E-Commerce Stores to Sell Digital Downloads
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Master building product grids with WordPress, Envira Gallery and Easy Digital Downloads using royalty free photos.
4.7 (18 ratings)
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Created by Susan Cork
Last updated 9/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 10 Articles
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Build a professional looking WordPress site with your brand colors and logo
  • Master building page layouts, columns, and banners with a free, open-source, and incredibly powerful WordPress theme
  • Immediately start selling your digital products online
  • Create stunning responsive and mobile friendly WordPress galleries
  • Build a new free WordPress theme from scratch with a product grid
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Requirements
  • Have a domain name and a hosting account.
  • Software and plugins used in the course are free to download and installation will be covered in the course.
  • All the materials will be provided in this course, including stunning royalty free photos and text, are available for students to use in this hands on project based course.
Description

Envira Gallery is the Best Premium WordPress Gallery Plugin. You can create Beautiful Responsive Photo & Video Galleries for your site in minutes.  In this course you’ll learn how to create WordPress galleries using the Envira Gallery plugin.

Here are some of the features & Addons that come with the Envira Gallery Plugin the most powerful and user-friendly WordPress gallery plugin in the market:

  1. Drag & Drop Builder
  2. NextGEN Importer Addon
  3. Dropbox Importer Addon
  4. Gallery Themes Addon
  5. Albums Addon
  6. CSS Addon
  7. Social Sharing Addon
  8. Videos Addon
  9. Watemarking Addon
  10. Slideshow Addon
  11. Breadcrumbs Addon
  12. Downloads Addon
  13. WooCommerce Addon
  14. Protection Addon
  15. Password Protection Addon and many more…

Welcome to Build WordPress E-Commerce Stores to Sell Digital Downloads.

What's the easiest way to sell digital downloads through WordPress?

I'll show you how to build eCommerce stores with Easy Digital Downloads.

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Learn How to Build Two Responsive Mobile Friendly WordPress E-Commerce Sites From an Experienced WordPress Developer.

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Mastering WordPress is finally within your reach - if you take this course.

Come with me on a journey to fast-track your WordPress skills ... in only 4 hours!

Hello, I am Susan Cork and welcome to my Course. I am really looking forward to working with you.

In the first section I'll show you how to dig into the foundation of MAKE, a free, open-source, and incredibly powerful WordPress theme.

Let's get into what we'll be covering in this course:

  • You'll research on how to find a high converting domain name.
  • I'll show you how to register with a hosting company.
  • I'll walk you through the process of creating a beautiful WordPress gallery site right from the beginning.
  • You'll master creating WordPress page layouts, columns, sliders and responsive lightbox galleries.
  • You'll learn how to setup digital downloadable products to sell in your online shop.

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In my New EXTRA Bonus Section on How to Convert Your Current Theme to a New Theme, I'll also show you how to backup and build a New WordPress eCommerce store!

Discover:

  • How to Painlessly Convert and Build Your Site with a New WordPress Theme
  • How to convert your existing MAKE theme to a brand new look with a FREE theme from Easy Digital Downloads
  • How to effortlessly back up your site using a very popular plugin called BackupBuddy
  • How to setup a Subdomain
  • How to easily migrate and deploy your current site
  • How to design, customize and launch your new WordPress eCommerce store

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All the materials provided in this course including text and stunning royalty free photos, are available for you to use in this hands on project based course. All the software and plugins used in the course are free to download and installation will be covered in the course. At the end of this course you will be able to run your own customized eCommerce store with a WordPress gallery and immediately start selling your digital products online.

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Content and Overview

I built this course from the ground up for the Do It Yourselfer WordPress beginner. You're probably new to WordPress who doesn't know a lightbox from a page builder, or perhaps you're a more experienced WordPress ninja worker who wants to learn more about selling digital downloads. You're an entrepreneur or a creative person interested in all things WordPress and who loves to get their hands dirty with sidebar widgets.

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I'll review what you'll build in the course:

  • The home page will have a slider, additional columns with photos and text.
  • You'll also construct a blog, a gallery, about us and a contact us form.
  • I'll also introduce you to Envira Gallery which is the best responsive WordPress gallery on the web.
  • As a student in this course your are entitled to one licensed copy of the Envira Gallery Plugin 
  • You'll create beautiful responsive WordPress galleries with an easy to use interface.
  • You'll learn how to customize posts, sidebar widgets, menus and the footer.
  • To quickly start selling your digital products you'll download and configure the Easy Digital Downloads plugin.
  • You'll setup a Members page.
  • You can learn how to use BackupBuddy to backup and migrate your WordPress site.
  • You'll learn about shortcodes and how to setup customized product grids.
  • You'll setup two different digital shops to start selling your goods.

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To help you get started you can setup a demo shop with the digital products I've included in the resources section.

Then you can add in your own products. The images included in this course are royalty free as they are from my own digital library. You can use the photos for your own personal and commercial use.

Thanks for your interest in Build WordPress E-Commerce Stores to Sell Digital Downloads and how to Make a Professional WordPress Gallery Course -- If you're ready to learn more, sign up for the course, go ahead and CLICK THE TAKE THIS COURSE NOW - ENROLL TODAY.

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All future updates to this course are free – And there's a 30 day absolutely no questions asked full money back guarantee - my personal guarantee of your satisfaction!

Who is the target audience?
  • This WordPress course is for beginners, entreprenuers or creatives who can share or sell photos, videos, or music, or showcase their portfolio—all without coding.
  • Students who want to build a professional looking WordPress site with style and ease.
  • For professionals who want to easily setup an online shop and start selling their digital downloads.
  • This course is not intended for Advance WordPress developers unless you would like some really awesome looking images
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction to the Course
7 Lectures 17:38

Welcome to Build a Responsive WordPress Gallery and Sell Your Digital Goods. Create from the ground up a professional WordPress digital shop that's mobile friendly with a free, open-source, and incredibly powerful WordPress theme called MAKE.

You'll build a beautiful gallery, an attention grabbing homepage, an informative blog and you'll learn how to customize the MAKE WordPress theme. Easy Digital Downloads is a free plugin that's simple to install and configure for your digital shop. With Easy Digital downloads you'll learn how to sell digital products through WordPress.

All the materials provided in this course including text and stunning royalty free photos, are available for you to use in this hands on project based course. You'll master MAKE's drag and drop Page Builder which has a multitude of customization options. You'll easily build a professional looking website with your brand colors and logo.

This course is for you if you're an entrepreneur or a creative person new to WordPress who'll love to dig into the foundation of this exciting new theme called MAKE. At the end of this course you will be able to run your own customized WordPress gallery shop.

Preview 03:56

7 Steps to choosing a domain name. Use the keywords worksheet to choose a domain name and hosting.

Download the Keywords Worksheet
7 pages

In this lecture you'll research and find a high converting domain name. Download the Keywords worksheet from the Resources section from the previous lecture to help you choose a domain name, register the domain name and setup a hosting account.

7 Steps to Choosing a Domain and Hosting
07:07

I'll show you how to register with a hosting company. If you already have a hosting company you can proceed with the WordPress setup. If you're undecided as to who to host with, do some research online for WordPress hosting companies and choose the one that suits your needs. You'll find links to hosting companies that are compatible with WordPress, not in any particular order in the resources section.

Hosting
03:03

If this is your first time using WordPress I'll also include a downloadable beginner's guide to get you started. You can still follow me along in the Getting Started lecture with the setup and installation. I'll show you everything you need to know to create a smashing WordPress site for your business.
Preview 00:58

To follow along in this hands on project based course, you'll install WordPress and the MAKE theme. You need to have an installation of WordPress setup and working either on your local computer, or on a server on the web.

Preview 01:40

We'll go over all the key points from this first section: Introduction to the Course. We'll highlight some key takeaways for this section!
Conclusion to Section 1
00:53
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WordPress and the Make Theme
5 Lectures 09:27

You'll install WordPress and configure some files.

Install WordPress
03:40

You'll learn how to install the Make theme through the dashboard.

Install the Make Theme
02:01

Welcome to the section on building your WordPress site and customizing the MAKE theme. In this section I'll briefly review the WordPress dashboard, necessary configurations and the various tools at your disposal.

An Introduction to WordPress Pages and Posts
02:16

You can find the course materials by clicking 'View Resources' while in the lecture, and downloading the zip file contained where indicated.

Downloading Materials for the Course
00:42

This quiz will have 4 questions about what we covered in the previous lessons.

A Quick Review Quiz
4 questions

I'll go over all the key points from this section 2: WordPress and the MAKE theme. I'll highlight some key takeaways for this section!

Conclusion to Section 2
00:48
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The Page Builder
5 Lectures 18:22

I'll review the Page Builder's content blocks called sections. You'll learn how to build the homepage with the MAKE Page Builder. You'll create a slider using the Page Builder's Banner section. It generates a full width banner that turns into a slider after multiple slides are added.

An Introduction to the Page Builder
07:03

You'll create three columns, set an image for each column and place descriptive text beneath each photo.

Create Columns
06:12

You'll make customization changes to the top header.
Search Bar/Customizer
01:37

You'll learn how to add a video and center it in your column.

Preview 02:16

This quiz will have 4 questions about what we covered in the previous lessons.
A Quick Review Quiz
4 questions

I'll go over all the key points from this section 3: The Page Builder. I'll highlight some key takeaways for this section!

Conclusion to Section 3
01:14
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An Introduction to Creating Galleries in WordPress
7 Lectures 34:17

I'll introduce you to the Page Builder's Gallery section. You'll create the gallery landing page using MAKE's built in Page Builder's Gallery section. You'll create a grid-based gallery with captions.

Make a Gallery
07:07

I'll also introduce you to Envira Gallery which is the best responsive WordPress gallery plugin on the web. I'll show you how to create beautiful, responsive WordPress galleries with their easy to use interface! You'll create a lightbox gallery with Envira. In this section you'll create four new pages for your gallery. You'll also learn how to create child pages.

Create Your First Envira Gallery
09:52

You'll apply what you learned in the previous lesson and create a second lightbox gallery with Envira.

Create Your Second Gallery
06:13

You'll apply what you learned in the previous lesson and create a third lightbox gallery with Envira.

Create Your Third Gallery
05:54

You'll apply what you learned in the previous lesson and create a fourth lightbox gallery with Envira.

Create Your Fourth Gallery
04:32

ASSIGNMENT: After you have completed your gallery, your assignment is to post a screenshot of your new gallery to the discussion forum.

Assignment for Section 4: Build a Grid-Based Gallery
00:10

I'll review the key points covered in section 4, an introduction to WordPress galleries.

Conclusion to Section 4
00:29
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Customize WordPress
9 Lectures 40:13

In this section you'll learn about the options to set and control many of the basic elements of your site's design.

Edit the WordPress Theme
00:43

You'll create your first post with the content provided and setup categories.

Create a Post
03:43

An introduction to posts and changing the static front page. You'll make some changes using the customize.

Introduction to Publishing Posts
03:05

You'll learn to add widgets to your posts and page sidebars.
Post Styling and Widgets
14:33

While you're constructing your site, you may way to tweak it from time to time. For example, upon reviewing the current homepage, you'll make some changes to the subtitle and the banner text.

Homepage and Post Edits
02:33

You'll create an About us page and add sidebars.

About Page
04:41

You'll create a contact page with an online form plugin called Contact Form 7. You'll learn how to set up the form fields to collect contact information on your site.

Contact Page
04:54

You'll create custom menus for your pages, footer and your social media profiles.
Menus
04:58

I'll review the key points in section 5 on customizing WordPress.

Conclusion to Section 5
01:03
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Easy Digital Downloads
10 Lectures 35:43

To quickly start selling your digital products on your website you'll download the Easy Digital Downloads plugin. To help you get started I'll show you how you can setup your shop with the digital photos I've included in the resources section. Then you can add in your own products.

Easy Digital Downloads
00:42

You'll configure all the store settings.
Store Settings
01:50

Easy Digital Downloads comes with PayPal Standard gateway built in.

Payment Gateway
02:19

You'll create your shop page.

Shop Pages
06:34

You'll learn how to setup digital downloadable products to sell.

Set up the Digital Download Products
11:51

You'll use the customizer to make some styling changes to your site.

Make Some Styling Changes to the Site
01:33

You'll add some widgets to the footer bar.

Add Widgets to the Footer
08:41

I'll review the key points from section 6 with Easy Digital Downloads.

Conclusion to Section 6
01:15

Some final words about the course.

Final Notes
00:25

I will conclude the course with some final comments. Any questions can be posted in the discussion forum.

Conclusion to the Course
00:33
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Extra: Convert and Build Your Site with a New WordPress Theme
14 Lectures 01:00:59

In this section you will start a new WordPress theme project. You can download the royalty free photos provided in the Resources section. You can download the free theme you'll use to build a brand new site using the Easy Digital Downloads plugin. It is recommended that you complete all the previous lectures and exercises to follow along in this new section.

Preview 02:28

In this lecture I'll review the Easy Digital Downloads theme called Vendd. I'll review how to backup your WordPress site to a subdomain using backup plugins. You can download a copy of the BackupBuddy in the resources section to follow along with this course.

A Review of the Vendd Theme and How to Backup Your WordPress Site
03:21

You'll learn how to backup your WordPress site using the BackupBuddy plugin. You'll create a subdomain in your cPanel, setup a MySQL database using the MySQL Database Wizard, update your current WordPress site and perform a complete backup using the BackupBuddy plugin.

Install Your WordPress Site to a Subdomain
06:51

I'll show you how to use BackupBuddy to restore your current site to a sub domain. Keep in mind that you do not have to perform any backups to follow along in this course. You can skip all the lectures on how to backup your site and just build over the first site you created.

Perform a Backup of Your WordPress Site With the BackupBuddy Plugin
03:26

Download the free Vendd theme from Easy Digital Downloads. Activate the new theme.

Download the Free Vendd Theme from Easy Digital Downloads
03:27

You'll activate the Vendd Theme with your new license key and you'll update the Primary menu. Download the digital photos for this course in the Resources section in the first lecture if you haven't already done so. You'll preview your new theme.

Preview 03:18

I'll review the WordPress customizer with the new Vendd Theme installed. You'll modify the homepage before you commence building your new WordPress site. You'll also add your first Easy Digital Downloads shortcode in your homepage.

Create a New Homepage
03:12

You will use the WordPress customizer to make some new changes to your site. You'll make changes to the sidebar widgets of your WordPress store. You'll create new categories for your store and you'll add a new digital download to your eCommerce store. You'll also set a featured image for your digital download. You'll learn about purchase shortcodes and how to add them in your description. You'll add a price to your digital download and you'll select your file for your digital download.

Modify Your Sidebar Widgets for Your WordPress eCommerce Store
04:48

You'll add more digital download files to your homepage. You'll continue to build your eCommerce store by completing the same steps as you did in the previous lectures.

Add a Digital Downloads File to Your WordPress Store and Set a Featured Image
02:29

In this lecture you'll add another download to your homepage and I'll show you where you can get one of the best fish and chips in Canada.

Continue Adding New Digital Download Files to Build Your eCommerce Store
03:33

In this lecture you'll add another downloads file to your homepage and you'll get a glimpse of a little known famous destination for yachtsmen in the North Channel.

Add Digital Download Files to Your Homepage and Add Shortcodes
02:55

As in the previous lectures you'll continue to add digital download files to your homepage.

Preview 02:26

You'll add a few more downloads to your WordPress site.

Complete Your Site With Your Final Digital Download Files
06:46

This is the concluding lecture in this new section on how to convert and build your site with Vendd a new FREE WordPress theme from Easy Digital Downloads. You'll use the customizer to make some changes to your site and main sidebar. You'll implement an easy to use shortcode to modify your product layouts. You'll add a new members page and finally you'll complete your brand new WordPress eCommerce store!

Wrap Up and Conclusion to This New Section on Build a New eCommerce Theme
11:59
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Extra: Learn more about the Envira Gallery Plugin!
1 Lecture 05:16

In this course I show you how to use the Envira Gallery Lite plugin and how to upgrade to a pro version. As a student in this course you’re entitled to one license key.

Learn how to Upgrade from Envira Gallery Lite to Pro.
05:16
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Bonus: Special Offers
1 Lecture 01:22
Special Discount Offers & Coupons
01:22
About the Instructor
Susan Cork
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Front-End Web Developer and Designer

I work as a freelance designer and front-end website developer. Over the past 15 years I have developed and managed websites for small businesses to large corporations. I have designed and developed WordPress sites for clients for the past four years.

Education:

I have a Bachelor of Arts from York University. I also studied basic computer programming at Centennial College and pre-press computer graphics at Durham Business and Computer College in Toronto.

During the 1990s I freelanced as a graphics designer for a print brokerage firm. I studied at the International Academy of Design's Advertising & Design Program.

In 1998 I became a member of the accredited Association of Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario.

Specialize in WordPress and eCommerce:

I currently specialize in designing and developing WordPress sites for clients. In the past few years, I have created WordPress blogs, forums, Membership based sites, and eCommerce sites. I have extensive knowledge building eCommerce sites and customized WordPress sites.

I have also successfully setup and configured Minecraft servers on the following operating systems: Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and a MAC.

My technical usage includes HTML5, CSS3, Perl, ASP, MySQL, MSSQL, Bootstrap, jQuery/JavaScript and PHP/WordPress.