According to the e-commerce usage statistics from Builtwith trend, WordPress + WooCommerce is the most popular way to set up an online store. This is not a surprise considering the fact that WooCommerce now powers over 39% of all online shops. In this article I put together a list of some of the top websites that are using WooCommerce to successfully run their online businesses.
WooCommere is the number one platform for setting up an online store in WordPress as well as selling from your e-commerce website. Since WooCommerce powers almost all the major e-commerce functionality of your site, the hosting requirements will be a little different from a general WordPress-powered site. This is not just because WooCommerce is more resource-intensive. As your store starts to process more orders and get more customers your site will eventually get very slow if it’s hosted on a traditional shared hosting environment. You also need to consider some security specific factors such as whether or not the web host offers a SSL certificate for your website by default, What version of PHP it is running etc.
Running a flash sale occasionally or offering a massive discount on your products can increase your revenue significantly. This also works great on holiday seasons when you want to put your products on sale for a specific period. In this tutorial I’m going to show you how you can put your WooCommerce products on sale with a few simple steps.
WooCommerce is a free popular shopping cart plugin for WordPress that allows you to manage your online store and helps you accept payments with various payment gateways. It also supports cash payments on delivery, direct bank/wire transfer and check payments. But these payment methods are used for a front end checkout. What if you need to manually create an order for a customer? In this tutorial I’m going to show you how you can easily create an order in WooCommerce with just a few steps.
Free shipping can be a great incentive for customers to purchase more products from your online store. For example, you may want to offer free shipping when a order reaches a certain threshold or if the customer uses a particular coupon. In this tutorial I am going to show you how you can enable free shipping in WooCommerce.
With WooCommerce and PayPal Powered by Braintree solution, you can now accept PayPal, credit card and debit card payments at your store easily. This simple setup is free and will have your store up and running quickly. Your customers can also complete their purchase without having to leave your online store.
WooCommerce 2.6 “Zipping Zebra” is now available for download after being in development for almost 5 months and receiving 1700 commits from 25 developers. In version 2.6 there has been a major focus on the APIs, shipping and account pages, so there is a lot of stuff for you to explore. Continue reading “What’s New in WooCommerce 2.6”
In part 2 of this series “How to Install and Set up WooCommerce to create your own online store“, we are going to cover the settings under the General tab. Continue reading “How to Configure WooCommerce General Settings”
SKT Coffee is a responsive WooCommere theme specifically designed for cafe and restaurant type WordPress site. This multi-purpose theme can be used for recipes, food, hotels, Gym, Sports, fitness, medical, health and doctors, clinic, nature, agriculture, business, personal, local business, simple, flexible, corporate etc. Continue reading “SKT Coffee WooCommerce Theme Review”
WooCommerce is a free e-commerce plugin that helps you sell anything in WordPress. With extensive payment options and settings, WooCommerce now powers almost 30% of all online stores. In this article I will cover installing WooCommerce and go through the onboarding/setup wizard.