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WooCommerce Types of Stores

WooCommerce is a free ecommerce plugin for WordPress, one of the most popular and robust content management systems available today. Out of the box, WooCommerce has a ton of functionality like product and inventory management, shipping options, tax and payment options, marketing, reporting, and more. And for virtually every other ecommerce need there is a wide selection of extensions that can be downloaded. Beyond your standard ecommerce model, WooCommerce can also power a variety of other online businesses. Click the links below to jump to the following: Dropshipping Digital/Virtual Affiliate Subscription Membership Auctions Bookings Dropshipping WooCommerce Store Dropshipping, with its relatively low barrier to entry, is a great way for online retailers to learn more about running an ecommerce store while minimizing their risks. ...

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WooCommerce Shipping Classes

Product shipping classes are a great way to group similar products for shipping. For example, if your store sells a couple of very large, bulky items you may want to put them in their own shipping class with their own unique shipping cost. Grouping these products together in a way that is similar to post or product categories allows you to define specific shipping costs for items. WooCommerce shipping methods such as Flat Rate Shipping and Table Rate Shipping allow you to use shipping classes to calculate their costs. Below we will discuss: How to add a shipping class in WooCommerce How to add products to your newly created shipping class How to set flat rate shipping costs based on your shipping ...

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WooCommerce Featured Product

Featured products are a great way to promote specific items on your website and are easy to setup in WooCommerce. Once you setup some featured products, you can either display them throughout your website with a shortcode or with a widget. Also note that many WordPress themes call for featured products in templates, so you can follow this process to add them. Adding a Featured Product To mark a product as featured go to Products > Products. Find the product you would like to feature and click the Featured Star. Featured products will have the star icon filled in. Another option is to hover over the product title and click on the Quick Edit option. Clicking Quick Edit will open up a new menu ...

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One of the most common questions we get when working with a client on their WooCommerce website has to do with setting up variable products. Variable products can have multiple variations/options, each of which may have a different SKU or price. For example, a piece of clothing that is available in a variety of sizes or colors. Size is one of the most common variations we encounter for a product (ex: choosing between Small, Medium, Large, or XL). Therefore, below we will outline how to add a product in WooCommerce that has different sizes: 1. Set up a new attribute: size 2. Add a new variable product that uses the size attribute Set up a Size attribute in WooCommerce 1. The ...

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Variable products in WooCommerce can have multiple variations/options, each of which may have a different SKU or price. For example, a piece of clothing that is available in a variety of colors and sizes. Options such as color or size for variable products are setup as attributes in WooCommerce. Below we will guide you through setting up an attribute. 1. The attributes settings are located under the products tab. Click here to open up the attributes menu. 2. Keep in mind that on the attributes menu you will add the ‘name’ of the attribute, not the individual options. First let’s add Size. Put the name, slug (lowercase version without punctuation – url), whether you’d like to select from a list ...

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In our last post we covered the basic settings and configuration settings to get your WooCommerce store up and running. Here we will give an overview of how to add products in WooCommerce. But first, let’s define the four different types of products you can setup in WooCommerce: simple, variable, grouped, and external/affiliate product. Simple Products Simple products have one SKU, are shipped, and have no variations/options. For example, a book. Variable Products Variable products can have multiple variations/options, each of which may have a different SKU or price. For example, a piece of clothing that is available in a variety of colors and sizes. Grouped Products Grouped products are related products that can be purchased individually. Note that, grouped ...

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Are you looking to sell your product online but not sure how to get started? Or, are you on a budget and need to get started quickly? Enter WooCommerce – a free ecommerce plugin for WordPress, one of the most popular and robust Content Management Systems available today. With almost 4 million downloads to date, WooCommerce is the now the fastest growing ecommerce platform in the world. For reference, here are the top 10 ecommerce technologies and their market share: (builtwith.com) Out of the box, WooCommerce has a ton of functionality: Shipping options Product and inventory management Tax settings Marketing – discounts, free shipping, etc. Some payment options Robust reporting And for virtually everything other ecommerce need there is a ...

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