Sell with WP | Why Use Transactional Email Services for eCommerce

2 Biggest Reasons to Use a Transactional Email Service for your eCommerce Store

Every time a customer makes a purchase in your eCommerce store, they’re typically sent a few emails (with most eCommerce plugins). These include order confirmations, new account information, order status updates, and more. These type of emails are called transactional...

/ March 19, 2014
Sell using WordPress Custom WooCommerce Order Status

Creating a WooCommerce Custom Order Status

This code works for versions of WooCommerce up to 2.1.12. WooCommerce 2.2 changed the order status structure, which means this won’t work. This updated post will work for WooCommerce 2.2+ instead. Adding your very own custom order statuses to WooCommerce...

/ February 24, 2014
Sell using WordPress | How to Create a Digital Goods Marketplace with Easy Digital Downloads

How to Create a Digital Goods Marketplace

One of the greatest things about sites like Amazon or Etsy is the ability to not only purchase products from the retailer (such as Amazon itself), but to also purchase products from third-party vendors. This is an especially great model...

/ February 5, 2014
Sell using WordPress Hide Coupon Code Fields or Rename Coupon Fields - WooCommerce

Rename or Hide Coupon Code fields with WooCommerce

In our article on improving eCommerce conversions, the #7 tip was to rename or hide coupon code fields on your checkout pages so your customers aren’t automatically searching for coupons as soon as they see the checkout page. Simplifying and...

/ January 22, 2014
WooCommerce Payment Gateways

WooCommerce Payment Gateways Comparison

While WooCommerce has various payment options built into the core plugin, such as PayPal Standard, most stores will need another payment option for payment or credit card processing. If you’re not locked-in to a particular payment processor, you may want...

/ January 6, 2014
Sell with WordPress | Easy Digital Downloads Membership Site

Easy Digital Downloads Membership Sites

This is post 7 of 11 in the series “Membership Sites” (Click to expand) From the Editor: This is a guest post from Pippin Williamson, founder of Pippin’s Plugins and Easy Digital Downloads. He’s also contributed to various WordPress projects, such...

/ December 19, 2013
Sell with WordPress | WooCommerce Membership Sites

Membership Sites Using WooCommerce

This is post 6 of 11 in the series “Membership Sites” (Click to expand) Overview WooCommerce is one of the most popular eCommerce plugins for WordPress (see our full review), so it’s no surprise that many users want to use WooCommerce...

/ December 11, 2013
WordPress Membership site

Setting up a Membership Site Using WordPress

This is post 1 of 11 in the series “Membership Sites” (Click to expand) Setting up a membership site using WordPress is a massive task. Seriously. It requires a lot of work and research, and needs constant TLC in terms of...

/ November 21, 2013
Sell with WordPress | Why Use Stripe for Payments

Why Everyone Should Use Stripe

This is post 5 of 8 in the series “Launch an eCommerce Site” (Click to expand) People will choose a payment gateway for a variety of reasons including transaction fees, ease of setup, cards/payment methods accepted, support, and of course “coolness”....

/ November 7, 2013
Sell with WordPress | Should Know About SSL Certificates

What You Should Know about SSL Certificates

This is post 3 of 8 in the series “Launch an eCommerce Site” (Click to expand) If you want to process payments directly on your website, you’ll be handling some sensitive data, such as customer and payment information. In order to...

/ November 4, 2013
Sell with WordPress | Customize WooCommerce Order Numbers - Make Sequential

Customizing WooCommerce Order Numbers

WooCommerce is engineered with a simple but effective philosophy: include all the functionality required to create a basic eCommerce shop in a free and extendable plugin, and delegate all other features to free and premium extensions. The full implications and...

/ October 1, 2013
Sell with WordPress | Create Secure WooCommerce Downloads

How to Create WooCommerce Secure Downloads

WooCommerce makes it really easy to sell digital content online. Whether you’re using DRM or not for your content, it’s best to not have a publicly-accessible link to your files. This article gives you a step-by-step process you can follow...

/ September 24, 2013