How to Build an Online Store with WooCommerce – Ep 8 Workin' with WordPress

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One of the biggest reasons to get a website online in 2021 is to set up an online storefront, and the most popular way to set up an online store with WordPress is a tool called WooCommerce

WooCommerce is a plugin that adds the ability to create an store on your WordPress website. There are a few steps to take to get set up, and Josh is here to guide you through the process.

In this video you will learn:

How to Install WooCommerce:

The first step on your eCommerce journey is just as important as your last. Learn how to install the base WooCommerce plugin, as well as what a couple of their other offerings are, and what they are used for.

Activate your WooCommerce Plugin:

What’s the use of installing a plugin if you don’t activate it? With WooCommerce, after activation there are some additional steps, so make sure to follow along.

Configuring WooCommerce/ Setting up your Account

From setting your industry, to products, business, and theme, there is a lot to WooCommerce. Josh is going to walk you through some of the best settings, as well as explaining what some of these settings mean to your store, so you can decide what is best for you.

Adding a Product to your Store:

There are many options available for your different products. We break them all down for you, and show you how to get your first product live on your site.


WooCommerce needs a PayPal Business Account. Learn how easy it is to connect your WooCommerce account to your PayPal account.

Publishing Pages, and Adding your Store to your Menus

What good is a store if nobody can find it? Find out just how easy it is to add your store, and your shopping cart, to your menus.

00:00 – Intro
00:45 – Installing WooCommerce
01:40 – Setting up your WooCommerce Account
02:15 – Configuring your Store
03:10 – Setting your Store’s Theme
03:28 – Additional Services
03:55 – Adding a Product/Setting up a Profile
08:15 – Publishing your Product Page
08:20 – Previewing your Shop Page
08:52 – Setting up PayPal and Tax
10:10 – Adding your Store to your Menu

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  • stephen hansen
    Posted at 17:46h, 09 March

    Hi Josh another great helpful tutorial video 👍

  • Gain Gang
    Posted at 02:30h, 10 March

    Hey brother im so glad I found your video, I'm gonna watch all the videos regarding this. Question my bro, I plan to sell a digital software for forex trading. As with anything that has to do with stocks and forex, there is potential to lose money, is there a like disclaimer page are option I can add to my product through woocommerce? Like one of those checkboxes or forms that is like a "risk disclaimer " before someone can purchase my product? Hope that makes sense