Woocommerce in 45min
by Matt Nelson
Partner / Interactive Media Director at FirstTracks Marketing
Questions During Present...
Who Am I?
● Matt Nelson: Interactive Strategy Director for FirstTracks Marketing
● Been building WordPress websites for 6 ...
We Love Woocommerce
1. It’s flexible
2. Easy to run and manage
3. Always evolving / improving
4. Integrates with lots of t...
What’s New / Changed?
● Version 2.1 dropped this past February (up to current version 2.1.12 as of July 1st)
● 4,038,755 t...
Step 1: Website Hosting
Take your pick. Numerous options out there that offer simple one click
installs of wordpress like ...
Step 2: Install Plugins
Here are the base plugins that I recommend installing with ANY
Woocommerce site:
● Woodojo
● Wooco...
Time to dive into settings
firsttracksmarketing.com / 603-924-1978
Step 3: General Tab
○ General Options
■ Base Location
■ Currency
■ Allowed Countries
○ Styles and Scripts
■ (where you can...
Step 4: Products Tab
○ Product Listings
■ set your options in dropdowns
○ Product Data
■ set your weight units
■ do you wa...
Step 5: Tax Tab
● Turn on taxes
○ Standard Rate
■ country code, US
■ State, MA
■ Zip - * = all
■ City - *=all
■ Rate - 6%
...
Step 6: Checkout Tab
○ Enable coupons if you want to use them (more later)
○ Turn all other payment options off
○ Configur...
Step 7: Shipping Tab
○ Shipping General Options
■ Flat Rate
■ Free Shipping
■ International Delivery (disable)
■ Local Del...
Step 8: Accounts Tab
○ Account Page Select - leave default
○ My Account Endpoints - leave default
○ Registration Options
■...
Step 9: Emails Tab
○ Setup how your order emails look and function
■ Email Options - (style and send point)
■ New Orders
■...
Step 10: Integrations Tab
○ Configure Additional Addons for Woocommerce
■ All optional add ons for Woocommerce:
● Google A...
Step 11: Enter Products
● Long Description
● SEO
● Short Description
● Featured Image
● Set Category
● Product Data
○ Pric...
Step 12: Collect that Money!
Woocommerce makes it easy to view and manage your orders all in one
place, as well as quickly...
Step 13: Spread Products
Now that we have our settings in place and our products in the system we
can now look at how we c...
Thanks for Listening
I hope you enjoyed the presentation and the information shared here today, here are just a few
partin...
Questions?
firsttracksmarketing.com / 603-924-1978
Slides available at: firsttracksmarketing.com/wordcamp-boston
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Want to know how to setup Woocommerce for WordPress? Not sure where to start? Check out this simple straight forward presentation that will walk you through every step of the process and share some valuable insights and tips on how to best setup your online store.

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Setup Woocommerce in 45 minutes by Matthew Nelson (FirstTracks Marketing)

  1. 1. Woocommerce in 45min by Matt Nelson Partner / Interactive Media Director at FirstTracks Marketing Questions During Presentation? Tweet: @FirstTracksNH with #wcboswoo firsttracksmarketing.com / 603-924-1978
  2. 2. Who Am I? ● Matt Nelson: Interactive Strategy Director for FirstTracks Marketing ● Been building WordPress websites for 6 years and websites in general for over 10 years. ● Worked with all different sizes of sites from huge (Yankee Magazine to the medium sized The Team Factory, Curly Girl Deisgn, Classics Today, to the small business Chococoa Baking Company, NH Bowl & Board, Fishers Tudor House) ● Passionate about respecting the core of WordPress and using the right tools to make our clients websites as successful as possible firsttracksmarketing.com / 603-924-1978
  3. 3. We Love Woocommerce 1. It’s flexible 2. Easy to run and manage 3. Always evolving / improving 4. Integrates with lots of things very easily 5. Looks great 6. Has an amazing reporting dashboard 7. Makes it easy for our clients to make money online firsttracksmarketing.com / 603-924-1978
  4. 4. What’s New / Changed? ● Version 2.1 dropped this past February (up to current version 2.1.12 as of July 1st) ● 4,038,755 total downloads to date (up from 1,615,082 at last year’s WordCamp in Oct.) ● Woocommerce now powers 17% of all ecommerce websites (more than 380K sites) ● MASSIVE amount of extensions available from Woothemes (235 total) and another 387 on CodeCanyon.net that can do just about anything you can think of. ● New ways to integrate platform and data using Restful API (see extensions above) ● New packages that allow you to sell courses, book appointments or even sell event tickets (Sensei, Woocomerce Bookings, Wootickets with Events Calendar Pro) ● Plays well with other plugins and themes fully responsive out of the box now. firsttracksmarketing.com / 603-924-1978
  5. 5. Step 1: Website Hosting Take your pick. Numerous options out there that offer simple one click installs of wordpress like HostGator, Godaddy, Bluehost, Dreamhost, WP- Engine, etc... firsttracksmarketing.com / 603-924-1978
  6. 6. Step 2: Install Plugins Here are the base plugins that I recommend installing with ANY Woocommerce site: ● Woodojo ● Woocommerce ● WordPress SEO by Yoast ● Woocommerce Google Analytics firsttracksmarketing.com / 603-924-1978
  7. 7. Time to dive into settings firsttracksmarketing.com / 603-924-1978
  8. 8. Step 3: General Tab ○ General Options ■ Base Location ■ Currency ■ Allowed Countries ○ Styles and Scripts ■ (where you can customize your shop color styles) firsttracksmarketing.com / 603-924-1978
  9. 9. Step 4: Products Tab ○ Product Listings ■ set your options in dropdowns ○ Product Data ■ set your weight units ■ do you want reviews active or not ○ Image Options (default good) ○ Downloadable Products ○ Inventory Options firsttracksmarketing.com / 603-924-1978
  10. 10. Step 5: Tax Tab ● Turn on taxes ○ Standard Rate ■ country code, US ■ State, MA ■ Zip - * = all ■ City - *=all ■ Rate - 6% ■ Tax Name - Appears on order form ■ Priority - 1 ■ Compound - not ■ Shipping - no firsttracksmarketing.com / 603-924-1978
  11. 11. Step 6: Checkout Tab ○ Enable coupons if you want to use them (more later) ○ Turn all other payment options off ○ Configure Paypal (or other method if you have it) ○ Set Checkout pages (default is fine) ○ Set Checkout Endpoints (default is fine) firsttracksmarketing.com / 603-924-1978
  12. 12. Step 7: Shipping Tab ○ Shipping General Options ■ Flat Rate ■ Free Shipping ■ International Delivery (disable) ■ Local Delivery (disable) ■ Local Pickup (disable) ■ Other shipping method extensions are available (table rate, USPS, UPS, etc) ■ Uncheck calculate shipping in cart if not using options above firsttracksmarketing.com / 603-924-1978
  13. 13. Step 8: Accounts Tab ○ Account Page Select - leave default ○ My Account Endpoints - leave default ○ Registration Options ■ Do you want people to be able to create users accounts and where do you want them to be able to do that? firsttracksmarketing.com / 603-924-1978
  14. 14. Step 9: Emails Tab ○ Setup how your order emails look and function ■ Email Options - (style and send point) ■ New Orders ■ Processing Order ■ Completed Order ■ Customer Invoice ■ Customer Note ■ Reset Password ■ New Account firsttracksmarketing.com / 603-924-1978
  15. 15. Step 10: Integrations Tab ○ Configure Additional Addons for Woocommerce ■ All optional add ons for Woocommerce: ● Google Analytics ● Share this ● Share your cart firsttracksmarketing.com / 603-924-1978
  16. 16. Step 11: Enter Products ● Long Description ● SEO ● Short Description ● Featured Image ● Set Category ● Product Data ○ Pricing ○ Shipping ○ Attributes ○ Variations ○ Linked Products firsttracksmarketing.com / 603-924-1978
  17. 17. Step 12: Collect that Money! Woocommerce makes it easy to view and manage your orders all in one place, as well as quickly view your shop status and product performance ● Orders are all organized neatly in a post type ● Quick click to view and review orders ● Simple drop downs to change order status ● Analytics for shop included in Woocommerce are second to none firsttracksmarketing.com / 603-924-1978
  18. 18. Step 13: Spread Products Now that we have our settings in place and our products in the system we can now look at how we can integrate and display your products throughout your site very quickly and easily…. ● Woocommerce provides easy product integration tools ● Comes with a complete set of handy widgets ● Products will also display in the shop template ● Products will also have their own archives firsttracksmarketing.com / 603-924-1978
  19. 19. Thanks for Listening I hope you enjoyed the presentation and the information shared here today, here are just a few parting thoughts and tips… ● Looking for extensions? Woothemes / CodeCanyon.net ● Want to convert? Not as difficult / expensive as you might think ● Woocommerce works with pretty much anything ● Extensions can add just about any functionality you can think of ● The ability to customize woocommerce to your brand and needs is absolutely possible for example…(fishertudor.com, curlygirldesigns.com, theteamfactory.com, livethefast.com, chocobaking.com, drcoolrecovery.com) firsttracksmarketing.com / 603-924-1978
  20. 20. Questions? firsttracksmarketing.com / 603-924-1978 Slides available at: firsttracksmarketing.com/wordcamp-boston

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