Create Two Amazing WordPress + Woocommerce Stores in One Day
Set up beautiful and functional stores using WordPress and Woocommerce, in the space of just a few hours. In this course, we build two amazing stores from scratch.
By the time you have completed the course, you will have two (or one if you prefer) stores fully set up, looking great, and ready to make sales! Nothing is left out and you can follow along step-by-step.
Taught by an instructor with 15 years of experience with WordPress and 5 years experience of creating online stores.
Choose the perfect name for your store
Install and set up WordPress and Woocommerce
Set up payments, taxes, and shipping
Design and customize your store
Make amazing headers and sliders
Create mega menus
Create high converting ‘product hero’ pages
Create an attractive and functional sidebar
Set up a beautiful news or blog page
Customize the user account pages
Make a great shipping info page
Make a user friendly FAQ page
Tweak your store to improve loading speeds
And much more…
Even if you have no experience of WordPress or websites, or online stores, it doesn’t matter because the course is designed so that even complete beginners can follow along.
Introduction to the Course
Learn what to expect from the course and take a closer look at the stores I will be showing you how to create
This short video will answer your questions before you start this course!
The quickest way to get questions answered, how to adjust the lesson playback quality, and more
The Basic Essentials
Learn how to choose a great name for your new store!
Learn which type of hosting is right for an E-commerce store
Quick lesson to show you how to connect your new domain name and your hosting. Don't miss this step
Learn how to install WordPress with a few clicks!
Install a free SSL certificate and make your entire store secure
Create a free professional email address for your store
Complete the basic WordPress set up tasks
Learn how to install and set up Woocommerce Part 1
Learn how to install and set up Woocommerce Part 2
Learn how to install and set up Woocommerce Part 3
Learn how to install and set up Woocommerce Part 4
Installing the Theme
Install the basic free Storefront theme to get started
Learn how to add and configure products. For this we will be using some 'practice' products - Part 1
Payment & Tax Settings
Set up Stripe to accept credit card payments from customers
Make a test credit card purchase and learn how to check new orders, issue refunds, and more
An alternative way to install Stripe (if you missed it during the Woocommerce installation
Set up PayPal (optional)
Learn how to set up automated taxes for your store Part 1
Learn how to set up automated taxes for your store Part 2
Set up shipping zones and shipping methods for the countries and areas you want to ship to
Set up shipping options and learn how to add shipping classes
Finishing up with the shipping settings
Additional Woocommerce Settings
Configure the accounts and privacy settings for your store
Configure the emails that go out automatically to your customers
A quick look at the Woocommerce advanced settings
Updating plugins and replacing the Woocommerce Mailchimp plugin
Customizing Your Store
Installing the extensions for designing the store
Learn about the different features of the customization panel and what each feature is for
Lets begin designing an amazing store. Follow along, step-by-step, or just watch and learn!
Menus and Mega Menus
Learn to set up drop down and sub menus
Learn how to change the colors and styles of drop down menus
Make mega menus to provide a great experience for your store visitors
The second lesson on creating and customizing mega menus
Adding Extra Categories & Pages
Set up some categories for your sale products and your new arrivals
Set up a category for 'best sellers'
Styling the categories widget to make it look great!
Learn how to set up sub-categories
Create an amazing FAQ's page using a free plugin
Create an attractive 'Contact Us' or 'Get Help' page
Use a free plugin to create great looking tables for shipping times and prices
Set up a page to inform your visitors about your store's refund and returns policy
Set up a nice looking 'error' page for your store
Attractive and User Friendly Product Pages
Create great looking and user friendly product pages
Use the 'Hero' feature to create great featured pages for products that you want to highlight
Use a free service to build a list of customers and send out special offers and notices - Part 1
Make sure your store is compliant with data collection laws by adding and setting up this free plugin
Install and activate Akismet to prevent comment spam on your store
Install and set up social sharing so that your store visitors can share your products on social media
Install this free plugin so that your store visitors can add products to their own wishlist
Learn how to set up an amazing looking news or blog page for your store
Polishing the Store
Learn how to hide page titles on your store - this makes your store look tidier
Learn how to tweak your store's default font and change the color and size
Learn how to edit the color of the links on your store
If you have added a blog or news page to your store, learn how to make the post pages look great!
Earlier in the course we set up a slider. Now you will learn how to improve the slider images and make them really attractive
Tidy up the store footer and make it look good!
Customize the side bar to make it pop!
A few tweaks to make sure everything is looking and working great!
Improving Site Speed
How to make sure your site is GZip enabled