WordPress WooCommerce Quick-Start, Course + Themes Bundle
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WordPress WooCommerce Quick-Start, Course + Themes Bundle

Put up a WooCommerce site in under 60 min., and also discover when it's best to use another type of cart
4.5 (89 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
4,835 students enrolled
Created by Marc Beneteau
Last updated 12/2016
English [Auto-generated]
Price: Free
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn all the ways to add a payment system to your WordPress website
  • Understand the different types of shopping carts, and when a WordPress plugin cart is appropriate
  • Get your first WooCommerce store (including digital downloads) up in under an hour
View Curriculum
  • You should know some WordPress. If not, the bundled course "WordPress Essentials Quick-Start" will help you
  • WooCommerce is a free plugin. Some of the other solutions presented may have fees

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.

Updated Dec/2016: Bonus themes and courses!

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:

  1. Shopping carts overview: WooCommerce may not be the best solution for you.  We review some other options
  2. WooCommerce Review: we tour the software, developer documentation and available extensions 
  3. Installing WooCommerce
  4. Products, Product Categories, and Product Images
  5. WooCommerce settings, shortcodes,and Shop page layouts
  6. PayPal configuration and checkout process
  7. Digital Downloads
  8. Flat-rate shipping
  9. WooCommerce product types, upsells, cross-sells, grouped products
  10. Product attributes and variations
  11. Advanced shipping methods
  12. Taxes and tax classes
  13. Coupons, Order Management, Inventory Management
  14. Product reviews, user roles, and more

About WP Academy

Check out our website for live group coaching (come online and let us solve your problem immediately), and our library of commercial themes & plugins worth $10k, all for just $20/mth!  No other program offers this.  

Who is the target audience?
  • You want to receive online payments for your products or services, or run a membership site
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Curriculum For This Course
20 Lectures
Introduction to WordPress Shopping Carts
3 Lectures 09:32

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Choosing a WordPress Shopping Cart Plugin

We cover: WooCommerce history, features, user experience and checkout process, developer documentation and available extensions

WooCommerce Review
WooCommerce Quick Start
7 Lectures 26:16

This video shows you how to install the WooCommerce plugin and setup the shop pages.

Installing WooCommerce, WooCommerce Pages

This video will teach you how to add products, product categories, and set product images.

Products, Product Categories & Images

This video gives an introduction to the WooCommerce global settings, and will teach you the basic shop page layouts.

WooCommerce Settings & Shop Page Layouts

This videos covers more advanced Shop page layouts, as well as the most popular WooCommerce shortcodes and widgets.

Shop Page Shortcodes & WooCommerce Widgets

This video shows you to add PayPal to your site, and demonstrates the checkout process.

Checkout Process; PayPal Payment Gateway

This video covers WooCommerce digital download setup and checkout process. You will first need to have Setup PayPal Payment Gateway.

Digital Downloads

We show you how to add Flat Rate Shipping, and briefly cover other WooCommerce shipping options.

Flat-Rate Shipping
WooCommerce Reference
9 Lectures 32:49

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.

Types of Products, Upsells & Cross-sells, Grouped Product

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)

Product Attributes & Variations; Layered Nav Widgets

In this video we review the built-in WooCommerce shipping methods (including Free Shipping w/ coupon, International, Local Delivery and Pickup) and delve more deeply into the Flat Rate shipping module, including country restrictions and Shipping Class overrides. We also cover the powerful WooCommerce Bulk Product Editing function
Advanced Shipping, Shipping Classes, Bulk Product Editing

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

Taxes & Tax Classes

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.

Order Management & Reporting

We cover WooCommerce inventory management -- how to allow your store to track inventory and enable/disable backordering.
Inventory Management

We cover the Product Reviews function of WooCommerce: how to enable and disable it, and moderate reviews.

Product 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.

WooCommerce User Roles
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About the Instructor
Marc Beneteau
4.5 Average rating
699 Reviews
34,883 Students
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Founder of WP Academy, Best-Selling Instructor/ 35k students

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.