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Create Complete WordPress Ecommerce Website – 2021

Updated: October 17, 2021

Create Complete WordPress Ecommerce Website – Are your looking for easy and simple steps to create your ecommerce website using WordPress? Here are few easy steps that help you to completely setup your ecommerce website. Get your hands on and follow these steps:

  1. Installing WordPress Theme & Plugin
  2. Creating your first product
  3. Creating product categories
  4. Create WooCommerce pages
  5. Setting up your Homepage Layout
  6. Finishing up

Installing WordPress Theme & Plugin

Installing the Woocommerce Theme

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  • Activate the theme through Dashboard > Appearance > Themes > Niva Store Pro
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Installing the Woocommerce Plugin

  • View your Dashboard
  • Go to Plugins > Add New
  • Search woocommerce keyword in right side search bar
  • Install WooCommerce Plugin by Automattic
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  • Activate the plugin now
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Create Your First Product

After you activate your woocommerce plugin, you can now start to create shop content. Here are few steps to follow:

  • Go to Products > Add New from your Dashboard
  • Add Product Title in the top of the product edit page
  • Add Product Featured Image from Product Image box at the right side
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  • Now, with little scroll you will find Product Data and Product Short Description meta field.
  • Add your product details here
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  • Publish your first product from top right Publish Meta Box

Create Product Categories

Your product need to be assigned to specific categories so customers will find easy to find their need according to category

  • Go to Products > Categories
  • Add category details in available fields
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Create WooCommerce Pages

By default, WooCommerce Plugin creates Shop, Cart, Checkout, My Account pages. But, since if you skip woocommerce setup these pages are not created. So, follow below steps to create manually

  • Go to WooCommerce > Status
  • Scroll down to the Create default WooCommerce pages in Tools tab
  • Press Create Pages
  • Now view your pages and you will find these pages ready for you there
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Setting up Your Homepage Layout

Here I am using Niva Store Premium Theme so I am going to follow niva store documentation to setup my homepage.

Documentation Link: https://doc.blazethemes.com/niva-store-pro/

After setup my homepage it looks like this. You can check this in live in this link

Demo Link: https://demo.blazethemes.com/niva-store-pro

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Finishing Up

Starting your local business with e-commerce website gains enormous amount of customers, not only local customers but it reaches to international customers through orderly efforts. There are thousands of online business that make good money from well setup ecommerce website. Growing your business online is one of the best decision to level up from where you are now.

Furthermore, with WooCommerce Theme and Plugin you can add numerous features in your website. Setting up your store information and payment methods are still to be added after your website is ready with proper design. Follow us for future posts, as we will be publishing related blogs frequently.

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