Build a WooCommerce eCommerce T-Shirt Store with WordPress

FREE course: Integrate WooCommerce with Printful and start selling your own custom designed t-shirts using WordPress.
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  • Lectures 25
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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About This Course

Published 12/2015 English

Course Description

Does the thought of manually packing and shipping your own products day in and day out heighten your anxiety?

Then let me show you an alternative way to sell your custom designed products.

This course aims to teach you how to build a WordPress eCommerce store to sell your t-shirts with Printful. You’re not limited to selling t-shirts. Printful is an on-demand, online printing fulfillment and shipping company. Printful will print your custom designs on posters, t-shirts, shirts, canvas, and mugs to just name a few.

By the end of this course you’ll be able to synchronize your WooCommerce products with printful and start selling!

You’ll learn how to integrate WooCommerce with Printful to build a fully functional eCommerce store with WordPress.

  • You’ll setup a free Printful account
  • Sync your designs and products
  • Printful will fulfill your order

Customers purchase your products using your payment platform such as PayPal. Your shop will automatically place your order with Printful.

Have you ever wanted to sell your own designed t-shirts without the hassle of manually fulfilling each order?

I can show you how to effortlessly build your own WooCommerce store with WordPress and Printful.

Once you’ve enrolled in the course you’ll do the following:

  • Choose a WordPress theme.
  • You can also use the free theme by WooThemes called Storefront if you don’t have a theme.
  • You’ll install WooCommerce and Printful.
  • If you have a t-shirt design that’s great!
  • If you don’t have a t-shirt design well now is a good time to create one or you can use my design mockup for your course project.
  • In a few hours you can immediately start selling your products.

Why use WooCommerce?

  • It’s free.
  • It’s flexible as it integrates easily with Printful.
  • It’s customizable as it’s based on the popular WordPress platform.

What is Printful?

  • Printful is an online drop shipping and custom print fulfilment service that allows you the freedom to focus on selling your product.
  • Your WooCommerce store will automatically send your orders to Printful.
  • Printful takes care of the printing, shipping and quality.

You’ll be able to manage your own WordPress site with WooCommerce, the most popular eCommerce solution that gives you complete control to sell your products.

I designed this course to be easily understood by WordPress WooCommerce beginners to intermediate users.

Complete with resources and project files you’ll be able to work alongside me, your instructor and receive a certificate of completion upon finishing the course.

Get started today by clicking "Take This Course" and get full, lifetime access with all future updates and all current and future course materials included!

What are the requirements?

  • A domain and hosting account with access to a cpanel.
  • You should have an existing WordPress site installed to perform WooCommerce plugin installations and configuration.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Build a clean and simple eCommerce store
  • Install, setup and configure Storefront with WooCommerce
  • Integrate your WordPress site with Printful
  • Configure Printful's Mockup Generator to preview your t-shirts and upload your custom graphic designs
  • Add your products in WordPress with WooCommerce attributes and variations
  • Easily add products with Printful's new product generator
  • Install the Printful integration plugin for shipping and taxes
  • Synchronize your WooCommerce products with Printful and start selling!

Who is the target audience?

  • This course was created for beginner to intermediate WordPress users interested in WooCommerce.
  • Entrepreneurs looking for a quick way to start selling their own custom t-shirts with WooCommerce.
  • This course is not intended for Advanced WordPress users who have already setup many eCommerce stores with Printful and WooCommerce.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction to WordPress WooCommerce and Printful

Welcome to my new course on how to Build a WooCommerce eCommerce T-Shirt Store with WordPress. In this course you will learn how to quickly build an eCommerce store. You’ll install, setup and configure Storefront with WooCommerce or you can install another WooCommerce compatible theme. Then you’ll integrate your WordPress site with Printful and start selling t-shirts.


In this course you will learn how to build an eCommerce store to sell your t-shirts with Printful. You’re not limited to selling t-shirts. Printful is an on-demand, online printing fulfillment and shipping company. Printful will print your custom designs on posters, t-shirts, shirts, canvas, and mugs to just name a few.

In this lecture I’ll review the requirements for the course. If you have any questions regarding the requirements of the course, you can post a message on the discussion forum and I can help you out.

In this lecture I've included a list of the requirements for the course.

Section 2: Install the Storefront eCommerce Theme and WooCommerce

In this lecture you can install and setup Storefront by WooThemes.

Please note: To follow the rest of the course you do not have to use the Storefront theme. You can install any theme that's compatible with WooCommerce.


In this lecture I’ll show you how to install and setup WooCommerce by WooThemes.


In this lecture I’ll show you how to configure the store settings for WooCommerce.


In this lecture you can make some changes to the site’s footer.

4 questions

This quiz will have 4 questions about what you covered in the previous sections.

Section 3: eCommerce WooCommerce Product Setup and Printful Integration
In this lecture I’ll setup an account with Printful and synchronize a new store with Printful.

In this lecture I’ll show you how to use Printful’s Mockup Generator.

Download the photoshop files and the .png files in the Resources section of this lecture.


In this lecture I’ll show you how to add products to WooCommerce.


In this lecture I’ll show you how to configure some more Printful settings and your shipping.

In this lecture I’ll show you how to add in the Printful Integration plugin.

In this lecture you can now do a test with your cart.


In this lecture I’ll show you how I use Photoshop to add another t-shirt to the store. First you’ll set up your graphic to be ready for printing. You can use Photoshop or alternative programs that I’ve listed in the resources section. I’ve included my two Photoshop files as templates that you can use to practice building your own store.


In this lecture you’ll continue working on adding another t-shirt with different size and colors. Previously you setup your graphic to be ready for printing. Now you’ll create mockups with your different colored t-shirts and create variations of size and color in WooCommerce.


In this lecture I’ll show you how to sync your new t-shirt with Printful.


In this lecture I’ll show you how you can now add more products using the new Printful product generator. Printful's new product generator is now available for merchants using WooCommerce. I'll show you how to add a sweatshirt using the new product generator. This is a new alternative option to add Printful products to your store.

Section 4: Storefront Extensions
In this lecture I’ll show you how to add a logo to your Storefront site.

In this lecture I’ll show you how to change the layout of the Storefront homepage.

Section 5: Conclusion

In this lecture you can post your graphic mockups or your online store projects in the discussion forum.


My Storerfront t-shirt orders have arrived! In this video I unwrap the t-shirts that I ordered from Printful.


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

Section 6: Extra Supplementary Lectures

If you ever receive an error with the following message ‘API user is Invalid’ under the status section of your store, here’s some steps you could try to resolve this error.

Section 7: Bonus: Special Offers
Special discount offers to courses are available to all students.

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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.


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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