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Building E-Commerce Solutions with WooCommerce - Second Edition by Robbert Ravensbergen

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Making or buying a theme

The look and feel of your store is completely controlled by your WordPress theme. We already noticed that even a theme like Storefront already delivers good results. It's just better to use a theme that has been created with using WooCommerce in mind. If you would use a standard WordPress theme like Twenty Fifteen or Twenty Sixteen WooCommerce will still work, but layout issues might occur.

We have two possibilities when choosing a design for our store:

  • Design and develop a theme from scratch. Or have someone do that for us
  • Use a WooCommerce theme that is available on the market

To start with the first option, creating a theme ourselves is not something we could do overnight. It requires extensive knowledge of Web design, ...

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