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WordPress 4.0 Site Blueprints - Second Edition by Rachel McCollin

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Chapter 4. Creating an E-commerce Site

There are a variety of services out there that let you create an online store, but very few of them give you the flexibility of WordPress. Adding a store to WordPress is very easy; you simply install an e-commerce plugin such as WooCommerce, which is free and the most popular.

In this chapter, we'll do just that; we'll create a site and install the WooCommerce plugin along with the Storefront theme, which is designed specifically for use with WooCommerce. You'll add products to your store and configure settings such as payment and product settings.

So let's get started!

Planning your e-commerce site

Before getting started, it pays to spend some time planning your site. We're going to build a bookstore, which ...

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