This course takes you step-by-step through the process of adding a shopping cart to your WordPress website and collecting money for your products or services -- no prior ecommerce experience is necessary. The course is designed as a quick-start (about 60 minutes) introduction to the best WordPress shopping cart software, and covers about 90% of the out-of-the-box functionality.
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Included are three premium themes, WooThemes Canvas, WooStore, and Mystile, and (in case you need a refresher on WordPress) the bundled course WordPress Essentials Quick-Start. Instructions for collecting your bonuses are given in the first video.
Here is what you will learn:
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We cover: WooCommerce history, features, user experience and checkout process, developer documentation and available extensions
This video shows you how to install the WooCommerce plugin and setup the shop pages.
This video will teach you how to add products, product categories, and set product images.
This video gives an introduction to the WooCommerce global settings, and will teach you the basic shop page layouts.
This videos covers more advanced Shop page layouts, as well as the most popular WooCommerce shortcodes and widgets.
This video shows you to add PayPal to your site, and demonstrates the checkout process.
This video covers WooCommerce digital download setup and checkout process. You will first need to have Setup PayPal Payment Gateway.
We show you how to add Flat Rate Shipping, and briefly cover other WooCommerce shipping options.
Product Types: Simple Products, Downloadable, Virtual, External, Grouped
WooCommerce product types can be quite confusing. Review the following video for the definition and usage of common WooCommerce product types.
In this video we cover WooCommerce product attributes, variations and the Layered Nav widgets. These are defined:
●Product Attributes are like an additional property of a product that is displayed on the full product page (ex: Manufacturer)
●Product Variations are options on a product used in ordering (like Small, Medium, Large)
●The Layered Nav widgets allow you to filter and sort by product attribute (ex: show me your General Electric toasters)
In this video we cover WooCommerce Taxes setup, Tax Classes, compounding taxes, and tax-included prices. We give typical setups for the US, Canada and Great Britain
In this video we cover WooCommerce coupon management, including the free shipping coupon type
In this video we cover the WooCommerce order statuses and sales reports.
We cover the Product Reviews function of WooCommerce: how to enable and disable it, and moderate reviews.
WooCommerce user roles grant or restrict access to the different parts of your WooCommerce store. You will need this if you have employees working on your store.
Marc Beneteau a WordPress developer, trainer and productivity specialist. He is the founder of WP Academy, where he has trained thousands of small-business owners, self-employed people, virtual assistants and others to make professional-looking, and profitable, websites in WordPress.