Build WordPress E-Commerce Stores to Sell Digital Downloads

Master building product grids with WordPress, Envira Gallery and Easy Digital Downloads using royalty free photos.
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  • Lectures 59
  • Length 4 hours
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  • Languages English
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Published 7/2015 English

Course Description

***FREE Bonus Plugin Special is here!***

I’m giving away one free licensed copy of the Envira Gallery Plugin to each student who joins the course and requests a key.

***Bonus gift valued at $99.00 U.S. FREE to students in my course if you join now for a limited time only!!!***

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 is now available to you when you join this course and receive your bonus plugin:

  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 free 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 download and 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!

What are the 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.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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

What 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

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to the Course
03:56

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.

7 pages

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

07:07

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.

03:03

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.

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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.
01:40

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.

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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!
Section 2: WordPress and the Make Theme
03:40

You'll install WordPress and configure some files.

02:01

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

02:16

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.

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

4 questions

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

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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!

Section 3: The Page Builder
07:03

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.

06:12

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

01:37
You'll make customization changes to the top header.
02:16

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

4 questions
This quiz will have 4 questions about what we covered in the previous lessons.
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I'll go over all the key points from this section 3: The Page Builder. I'll highlight some key takeaways for this section!

Section 4: An Introduction to Creating Galleries in WordPress
07:07

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.

09:52

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.

06:13

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

05:54

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

04:32

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

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

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

Section 5: Customize WordPress
00:43

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

03:43

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

03:05

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

14:33
You'll learn to add widgets to your posts and page sidebars.
02:33

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.

04:41

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

04:54

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.

04:58
You'll create custom menus for your pages, footer and your social media profiles.
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I'll review the key points in section 5 on customizing WordPress.

Section 6: Easy Digital Downloads
00:42

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.

01:50
You'll configure all the store settings.
02:19

Easy Digital Downloads comes with PayPal Standard gateway built in.

06:34

You'll create your shop page.

11:51

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

01:33

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

08:41

You'll add some widgets to the footer bar.

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

00:25

Some final words about the course.

00:33

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

Section 7: Extra: Convert and Build Your Site with a New WordPress Theme
02:28

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.

03:21

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.

06:51

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.

03:26

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.

03:27

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

03:18

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.

03:12

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.

04:48

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.

02:29

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.

03:33

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.

02:55

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.

02:26

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

06:46

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

11:59

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!

Section 8: Extra: Envira Gallery Plugin Bonus for All Students!
05:16

In this course I show you how to use the Envira Gallery Lite plugin but now you can upgrade to a paid license for your site. As a student in this course you’re entitled to one license key to unlock all the VIP premium features from the Envira Gallery Plugin.

Section 9: Bonus: Special Offers
Special Discount Offers & Coupons
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Instructor Biography

Susan Cork, 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.

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