Just as with Payment Methods, we also need to think about the shipping methods we are going to offer to our customers. Where are we going to ship to? Shipping Method Do we charge our customers for it and if yes, does the amount depend on the shipping address, the weight of the products or both? Also here we have to think about several aspects: Which carrier(s) are we going to use? Is there .
Stripe as a payment method Stripe is a payment method created for software developers. Meanwhile, the service became more mature and is now available in more than 20 countries, among which the USA, Australia, and a part of Western Europe. To be able to use Stripe, your website must use an SSL certificate. Stripe in a production environment Without it, you cannot use Stripe in a production environment. If you’d like to receive more .
Setting up PayPal in your WooCommerce store is very simple. Of course, you first need to create a PayPal account if you do not yet have one at http://www.paypal.com Mark it as a business account and enter your bank account details to be able to transfermoney from your PayPal account to your regular bank account. Next, in WooCommerce, click PayPal at the top of the Payment Gateways tab. Enter the e-mail address that .
PCI compliance When you want to accept credit cards in your store, you’ll soon hear something about PCI compliance. The issue is: if you let your customers enter their credit card details directly on your website, you must be PCI compliant. The downside is that getting your website PCI compliant is difficult to reach. If you’d like to know more about this subject, the following website may be useful: http://www.pcicomplianceguide.org/ So, how are we .
Which payment methods should you offer in your store? First of all, there’s no best answer to this question. Looking at the payment solutions that are available worldwide, you might be surprised. There are literally hundreds of possibilities. When speaking of payment methods, we distinguish between the following types: Online or onsite methods The transaction is done online immediately at the moment of creating the order by your customer. Payment by credit card or .
After studying setting up variable and grouped products we will learn more about Grouped products. Besides Simple and Variable products, we can create the following: Grouped products: Think about a package, like for instance, a complete set that contains a computer, monitor, and mouse. Or a fashion set that includes a dress and matching shoes. External/Affiliate products: This is a special kind of product, which is actually sold on another website. To create a grouped .
To create a variable product, perform the following steps: Start by creating a new product. Add a long and short description, select the correct category or create one, and assign a couple of tags. Set a featured image that will appear in your product category page. Next, in the Product Data area, select the Variable product as the product type: Note that some fields have disappeared; it’s no longer possible to add the product .
We’ve already gone the usage of product tags already in Creating Your First Products. Using tags works exactly in the same way that you’re used to when writing WordPressposts. Writing WordPress posts Just be aware that Product Tags and Tags for Posts are actually separated from each other. You may find the tags that you already used by navigating to Products | Tags in the menu on the left-hand side of your screen. .
After studying Setting up product categories and Creating Your First Product we will study Setting the categories, tags, and images for your product. Under the product data section, there’s a possibility to use custom fields that we also know from regular WordPressposts. We do not need that now. Always first try if you can solve your need using the standard available Attributes and Tags. Product Categories So far we’ve just used the main part of .
Now that WooCommerce is up and running and we had a look at its settings it’s time to start creating a couple of products and build our online store. WooCommerce offers several possibilities to create your product catalog. Setting up product categories Creating your first product Setting the categories, tags, and images for your product Learning about the other product types Setting up product categories When setting up your product catalog, it often makes .