If you have a WordPress eCommerce site, then you’re probably using WooCommerce, the most popular eCommerce plugin. Powering 37 percent of all eCommerce sites, the plugin is so popular that it even warrants its own annual conference.
The site boasts the plugin is “the world’s favorite eCommerce solution that gives you complete control to sell anything.”
Because the plugin is so robust, it can be challenging to understand and effectively utilize all of its amazing features. In this post, we have compiled a comprehensive digest on WooCommerce, which includes all of our guides and articles related to the eCommerce plugin so you can quickly become an expert.
WooCommerce is incredibly versatile. This article delves into just how many business models it supports. Here’s a hint: it’s a lot of them. From using Amazon Affiliate to setting up Subscriptions, Woo has a ton of options for how to set up your online business. The plugin allows you to completely tailor your site to fit your needs and reach the customers that will be interested in your product.
If you have an online business of any kind, you need to be on social media. If you aren’t on Twitter and Facebook, you’re not reaching your potential customer base. Yoast created a free WooCommerce SEO plugin to make connecting with people easier. The article walks you through the process of using the plugin, how to set it up, how to create a Twitter card, and how to track how you’re doing on Facebook. It will give you the tools you need to cultivate an online presence.
Though WooCommerce is incredibly full-featured, though it cannot be everything to everybody. Fortunately, these 10 extensions will help create the perfect site for your product. You can add shipment tracking, set up automatic follow-up emails, and dynamic pricing. Though all of these are paid, they will lead to a more professional looking site. Of course, there are even more extensions and add-ons to go through, these are just some of our favorites.
Bob Dunn, or BobWP, started a podcast dedicated to all things WooCommerce. It will feature news, tips, and interviews with users and developers. This isn’t Dunn’s first foray into podcasts, he hosted a show for a year called WP Breakdown. He soon realized he needed to cover a more specific topic, and after talking to colleagues and friends in the community decided on WooCommerce. The podcast won’t be entirely technical. It will introduce basic business techniques along with specific tutorials. Listen right from the website, or download directly from iTunes.
If you are new to eCommerce, Torque has a series on how to get started. You’ll find an introduction to eCommerce, plugin installation, and settings. Whether you decide to use WooCommerce or something else, this guide will make sure you have all the tools you need to open your own online business.
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