Step 19: Polish website with WooCommerce paid plugins Until this step, the website is looking great without any paid plugins. We can customize the website easily with some of the WooCommerce paid plugins. A list of WooCommerce paid plugins that I will install are: Storefront Blog Customizer PowerPack Membership Subscriptions Pricing Table Storefront Blog Cusomizer […]
Step 18: Polish website with free plugins I would try not to use plugins as long as I don’t have to. Here are plugins that I would use: WooCommerce Grid / List toggle
Step 17: Polish website before any plugins Polish product page Polish product archive page Add product filter widget
Step 16: Preparations outside WordPress Here we will activate plugin Jetpack by sign up a wordpress.com account. Then sign up a Stripe account and a PayPal account so that we can take money from customers. I like the following features offered from Jetpack: post sharing buttons (free) protection against multiple login (free) fast images loading […]
Step 15: Add more content Now that we have attributes and tags ready for selection, we can add more products. Here I will add more images and products so we have more content to show what the website is about. I can also do that by clicking ‘edit’ in existing products to add more information […]
Step 14: Add product attributes and tags Here we will add some products attributes and product tags. Then in product page, we can select these attributes and tags.
After configuring DNS and SSL, we can go to Settings/General and type “https://www.your-domain.com” as URL address. In my case, I type “https://www.laretreats.com” Before: After: Note that without correct DNS and SSL in place, you will run into problems when you change the URL. So, stop here and make sure your DNS and SSL is correct. […]
Step 12: Configure DNS, add SSL Before we continue to create a fancy website, we would do some preparations. Building a website sometimes is like building sewage system or a highway or bridge, it requires many ground work and it is nothing fancy. But only with those foundations on the back-end will we have a […]
Step 11: Add footer Here we will add some links at the bottom of the pages. After this step, you can see that you have a website with professionally looking homepage and product page from top to bottom. We will come back later to polish them more. We will click “Coming Soon Active” link on […]
Step 10: Polish product page Now if we go to the 1 dream Street, we can see that the page has many unnecessary links on the right. We will remove these unnecessary links. Then we will add ‘Product Categories’. At this stage, you can see that your product page looks better.