WooCommerce – set up a Free eCommerce store

In this short post, you will learn how to install, set up and configure the free WooCommerce WordPress plugin.

“WooCommerce is an eCommerce toolset that helps to get your business off the ground rather than spend months and big budget $$$ to develop.”

40%+ of all online stores are powered by WooCommerce.

WooCommerce is an open-source eCommerce plugin for WordPress. It combines the easy web publishing capability of WordPress with the WooCommerce’s ability to build online shops – Whether you plan to sell online – digital/downloadable products, subscriptions or ship physical goods and manage your inventory.

You can set up and sell:

  • simple products,
  • offer product variations (e.g. shirt in different sizes, colours),
  • subscription plans,
  • upsell products,
  • downsell products,
  • discounted sales,
  • coupon codes and more.

It has a simple dashboard/interface for store managers to update products and fulfill orders. Save time by automating tax calculations, calculating shipping costs and more.

It comes bundled with the ability to accept major credit cards, bank transfers (BACS), cheques, and cash on delivery. You can also integrate with other payment gateways like Stripe, PayPal, Square, and more. Enhance Your Store with additional free and paid extensions (plugins) that add features and functionality to your store.

Extend your store as your needs and budget grow…
Want point of sale?
How about an online store on Facebook or Instagram?
Easily done…

With over 5 million active installations, excellent documentation and an active community behind it, WooCommerce is robust and well supported.

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For more information: Watch this video series from WooCommerce

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