Adding an eCommerce Store

Set­ting up an eCom­merce store is an increas­ing­ly way of mak­ing mon­ey online. The good news is that Listable offers inte­gra­tion with WooCom­merce — the most pop­u­lar plu­g­in that allows you to cre­ate a shop on your Word­Press web­site. In this arti­cle, we’ll show you how to set up an online store where you can list and sell both phys­i­cal and dig­i­tal prod­ucts.

Install WooCommerce plugin and start the Setup Wizard

One of the great­est things about WooCom­merce is that it’s not just the most pow­er­ful tool to cre­ate a shop, but their authors con­stant­ly improved the way of use and they made it incred­i­bly user-friend­ly. Right after the plu­g­in is acti­vat­ed, a Set­up Wiz­ard starts and you just have to fill in the required details The Set­up Wiz­ard takes care of every­thing for you — it cre­ates the Shop pages, helps you add all the details about the Shop, about the prod­ucts and the pay­ments and it even gives you the oppor­tu­ni­ty to import demo prod­ucts, so you can have a start­ing point for your shop. 

All these details can be edit­ed when­ev­er you want by going to your Word­Press Dash­board at WooCom­merce → Set­tings sec­tion. Also, it’s good to know that the entire Set­up Wiz­ard can be re-start­ed if need­ed. To do that, when you are on WooCom­merce Dash­board, click on Help But­ton from the top bar and click Set­up Wiz­ard but­ton (video cap­ture).

Depend­ing on your needs, you can extend the func­tion­al­i­ties of WooCom­merce with the fol­low­ing plu­g­ins: Sub­scrip­tions, Book­ings, and oth­ers. You can read more about that here.

This article applies to Border, Bucket, Heap, Lens, Listable, Mies, Pile, Rosa, and Timber as they share the same underlying structure.

Updated on May 3, 2018

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