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WordPress 2.9 -Commerce by Brian Bondari

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Creating a test customer account

Let's look at a few things from the customer's viewpoint. How much of a hassle is the registration process? Where is the order history located? Are there any complicated steps or issues?

Go ahead and log out from WordPress, or just open a different web browser. Browse to your site and imagine that you are looking at it through a customer's eyes. Add an item to your shopping cart and proceed through the checkout process. If mandatory registration is enabled, you should see a notice on the checkout page informing the new user that registration is necessary. Conveniently, they can create an account during the checkout process:

This works very well for new customers, but what about returning ones? They still need to ...

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