Category E-commerce

Setting up product categories

Now that is up and running and we had a look at its it’s time to start creating a couple of and build our online store. WooCommerce offers several possibilities to create your product . Setting up product Creating your first product Setting the categories, , and for your product Learning about the other product types Setting up product categories When setting up your product catalog, it often makes .

Creating Your First Product

Once we’ve created some , it’s time to start entering our first product. Click | Add Product in the menu on the left. Looking at the categories we created, most of the products will require sizing and colors as well. That’s something we’ll discuss later on, so, for now, we are going to create a simple women’s belt in the category Accessories. In the example below you’ll see that we already pre-filled a .

The API Settings Tab

The API tab is not discussed in this book. API keys and Webhooks can be used to integrate third-party tools with . Based on a trigger, another website or service can receive from WooCommerce when certain happen on your site, for instance when a new order is created. Preparing our test store Now that we had a look at all settings of WooCommerce it’s time to start adding to our .

The shipping settings tab

Setting up works in a similar way as the setup. In here we’ll show the Shipping Options , Shipping, and we’ll get back with more detailed instructions: The Shipping Options are as follows: The first setting is enabled by default. It is needed if you want to be able to charge to your . If you’re only selling digital goods -0;0tor on the cart will result in .

The Checkout Settings Tab

Moving on to the tab, we see again several sublevels. For this moment, we’ll only discuss the Checkout Options. All other panels contain setup information about specific . More on choosing and configuring payment methods will be discussed in more detail in Chapter 4, , , and Coupons: The Checkout Options are as follows: First, decide if you want to Enable the use of in your store. Using coupons gives .

The Tax settings tab

Setting up taxes can be a difficult task. Of course, there’s no ‘one size fits all’ approach possible here. Tax laws and calculations differ from country to country and region to region. Besides that, there’s a large difference in handling taxes when selling goods to consumers or to other businesses. So in here, we’ll just stick to the basics, by explaining the functionality has available. It’s up to you to find out how .

The Products Settings Tab

Moving to the next tab you’ll find different related to the usage of in . Note that this tab is divided into four different sub-areas, starting with another General tab: First set the unit of measures for weight and dimensions. Next, check the settings for working with product reviews. You may choose to disable them, although generally that isn’t recommended. Having reviews is important for almost all kinds of products and .

Setting up WooCommerce part – 2

Afer going through Setting up part – 1 we will learn about it in more detail about different tab. WooCommerce is usable straight out of the box. However, in this section, we’ll cover almost every setup that you may use to control your online store. Going through all settings might be quite overwhelming in the beginning, but it will help you in exploring the possibilities of WooCommerce. The General Settings Tab .