Successful WordPress + Woocommerce Stores: Build and Launch
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Successful WordPress + Woocommerce Stores: Build and Launch

Create and Launch Stunning, Fully Functional WordPress Woocommerce Stores from Scratch with no Prior Experience
4.3 (242 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,706 students enrolled
Created by Theo McArthur
Last updated 6/2020
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This course includes
  • 13 hours on-demand video
  • 5 articles
  • 35 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Create two beautiful stores from scratch
  • Drop ship from domestic suppliers or from China
  • Set up Woocommerce from start to finish
  • Run Facebook ads for e-Commerce
  • Accept credit and debit card payments
  • Promote your store using the best free methods
  • Upload and configure products to your store
  • Customize products (cheaply) to make them unique
  • Find wholesalers to order from
  • Choose the perfect name for your store
  • Use plugins to enhance your store's functionality
  • Create an amazing mobile experience
  • Create an attractive single page product hero
  • Create mega menus and navigation
  • Make beautiful and functional sliders
  • Make a great looking store header and footer
  • Create a 'news' or blog page that pops!
  • Create professional looking banners for your store
  • Tweak and polish your store to perfection
Requirements
  • No experience is required
  • A willingness to learn and study the lessons
Description

Set up beautiful and functional online stores using WordPress and Woocommerce.  In this course, we build two amazing (complete) stores from scratch. And, we cover sourcing products, drop shipping, and promoting the store for traffic and sales.

By the time you have completed the first part of the course, you will have two (or one if you prefer) stores fully set up, looking great, and ready to make sales!  Nothing is left out and you can follow along step-by-step. After that, you will learn how to promote your store using effective marketing.

Taught by an instructor with 15 years of experience with WordPress and 5 years experience of creating online stores. 4 years teaching on Udemy and more than 105,000 students.

Here's what you will learn:

Choose the perfect name for your store
Install and set up WordPress and Woocommerce
Set up payments, taxes, and shipping
Design and customize your store
Make amazing headers and sliders
Create mega menus
Create high converting 'product hero' pages
Create an attractive and functional sidebar
Set up a beautiful news or blog page
Customize the user account pages
Make a great shipping info page
Make a user friendly FAQ page
Upload products and optimize product pages
Tweak your store to improve loading speeds
Find wholesalers to order from
Customize products (cheaply) to make them unique
Drop ship from domestic suppliers or from China
Run your first Facebook ad campaign
Promote your store using the best free methods

Even if you have no experience of WordPress or websites, or online stores, it doesn't matter because the course is designed so that even complete beginners can follow along.





Who this course is for:
  • Students who want to build beautiful and functional e-Commerce stores for their own use
  • Students who want to learn a new freelancing skill and build stores for clients
Course content
Expand all 145 lectures 12:49:56
+ Introduction to the Course
5 lectures 19:47

Learn what to expect from the course and take a closer look at the stores I will be showing you how to create

Preview 04:29

Your new store will need traffic! Here's what you'll be learning after creating the store (or two stores!).

Preview 03:06

Will you be fulfilling your own orders, or drop shipping?

Preview 06:03

This short video will answer your questions before you start this course!

Preview 03:48

The quickest way to get questions answered, how to adjust the lesson playback quality, and more

Walk Through of the Course Dashboard
02:21
+ The Basic Essentials
9 lectures 28:12

Learn how to choose a great name for your new store!

Choosing a Name for Your Store
10:42

Learn which type of hosting is right for an E-commerce store

Get the Right Hosting - This is Essential
00:53

Watch this video to find out if you have the new interface, or the old

Please Watch this Before Proceeding
02:45

Quick lesson to show you how to connect your new domain name and your hosting. Don't miss this step

Setting up Your Hosting and Domain
04:42

How to access 'Site Tools' from within your hosting account

Logging into Your 'Site Tools'
02:00

Create a free professional email address for your store

Creating Professional Email Addresses
03:14

Install a free SSL certificate and make your entire store secure

Install Free SSL and Make Your Store HTTPS
01:39

If you have an older hosting account, you might still have the old interface.  Don't worry, we've got you covered!

If You Have the Old Interface, Here’s What to Do
00:18

Complete the basic WordPress set up tasks

WordPress Housekeeping
01:58
+ Woocommerce Installation
4 lectures 12:13

Learn how to install and set up Woocommerce Part 1

Installing Woocommerce Part 1
06:20

Learn how to install and set up Woocommerce Part 2

Installing Woocommerce Part 2
01:45

Learn how to install and set up Woocommerce Part 3

Installing Woocommerce Part 3
01:51

Learn how to install and set up Woocommerce Part 4

Installing Woocommerce Part 4
02:17
+ Installing the Theme
4 lectures 14:34

Install the basic free Storefront theme to get started

Install Storefront
01:52

Learn how to add and configure products.  For this we will be using some 'practice' products - Part 1

Add Some 'Practice' Products Part 1
06:10
Add Some 'Practice' Products Part 2
05:02
Add Some 'Practice' Products Part 3
01:30
+ Payment & Tax Settings
6 lectures 39:39

Set up Stripe to accept credit card payments from customers

Payment Settings Part 1
05:55

Make a test credit card purchase and learn how to check new orders, issue refunds, and more

Payment Settings Part 2
03:59

An alternative way to install Stripe (if you missed it during the Woocommerce installation

Payment Settings Part 3
01:06

Set up PayPal (optional)

Payment Settings Part 4
09:05

Learn how to set up automated taxes for your store Part 1

Tax Settings Part 1
08:27

Learn how to set up automated taxes for your store Part 2

Tax Settings Part 2
11:07
+ Shipping Settings
3 lectures 16:02

Set up shipping zones and shipping methods for the countries and areas you want to ship to

Shipping Settings Part 1
04:48

Set up shipping options and learn how to add shipping classes

Shipping Settings Part 2
06:15

Finishing up with the shipping settings

Shipping Settings Part 3
04:59
+ Additional Woocommerce Settings
4 lectures 19:49

Configure the accounts and privacy settings for your store

Accounts and Privacy Settings
06:22

Configure the emails that go out automatically to your customers

Automated Email Settings
07:30

A quick look at the Woocommerce advanced settings

Advanced Settings
03:19

Updating plugins and replacing the Woocommerce Mailchimp plugin

A Couple of Tips
02:38
+ Customizing Your Store
15 lectures 01:35:33

Installing the extensions for designing the store

Installing and Activating the Required Extensions
08:37

Learn about the different features of the customization panel and what each feature is for

Overview of the Customization Panel
05:29

Lets begin designing an amazing store.  Follow along, step-by-step, or just watch and learn!

Creating the Layout and Design Part 1
04:36
Creating the Layout and Design Part 2
06:36
Creating the Layout and Design Part 3
06:13
Creating the Layout and Design Part 4
04:31
Creating the Layout and Design Part 5
04:09
Creating the Layout and Design Part 6
10:00

How to fix a common issue with setting up the slider

Troubleshooting a Common Problem with Metaslider
02:05
Creating the Layout and Design Part 7
07:21
Creating the Layout and Design Part 8
05:20
Creating the Layout and Design Part 9
07:04
Creating the Layout and Design Part 10
06:16
Creating the Layout and Design Part 11
06:25
Creating the Layout and Design Part 12
10:51
+ Menus and Mega Menus
4 lectures 28:43

Learn to set up drop down and sub menus

Creating a Drop Down Menu
04:04

Learn how to change the colors and styles of drop down menus

Customizing a Drop Down Menu
04:56

Make mega menus to provide a great experience for your store visitors

Creating a Mega Menu Part 1
09:37

The second lesson on creating and customizing mega menus

Creating a Mega Menu Part 2
10:06
+ Adding Extra Categories & Pages
13 lectures 01:03:50

Set up some categories for your sale products and your new arrivals

Adding Categories for 'New Products' and 'Sale'
05:51

Set up a category for 'best sellers'

Add a 'Best Sellers' Category
03:48

Styling the categories widget to make it look great!

Tidy up the Product Categories Widget
02:29

Learn how to set up sub-categories

Creating Sub-Categories
05:26

Create an amazing FAQ's page using a free plugin

Adding an FAQ's Page
09:12

Create an attractive 'Contact Us' or 'Get Help' page

Adding a Get Help/Contact Us Page Part 1
05:38
Adding a Get Help/Contact Us Page Part 2
05:13
Adding a Get Help/Contact Us Page Part 3
02:47

Use a free plugin to create great looking tables for shipping times and prices

Adding a Shipping or Delivery Information Page Part 1
05:38
Adding a Shipping or Delivery Information Page Part 2
06:28
Adding a Shipping or Delivery Information Page Part 3
01:59

Set up a page to inform your visitors about your store's refund and returns policy

Adding a Refunds & Returns Page
03:00

Set up a nice looking 'error' page for your store

Adding a Custom 404 Error Page
06:21