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WordPress 4.0 Site Blueprints - Second Edition by Rachel McCollin

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Installing WooCommerce and the Storefront theme

To get your store up and running, you'll need to install the WooCommerce plugin and a compatible theme.

Installing WooCommerce

Let's start by installing the WooCommerce plugin:

  1. Amid your WordPress, go to Plugins | Add New.
  2. Search for WooCommerce.
  3. When you find the plugin, click on the Install Now link.
  4. Once the plugin has installed, click on the Activate link.

You'll now notice that a banner has appeared at the top of your Plugins screen, as shown in the following screenshot:

Installing WooCommerce

Fig 4.1: The Plugins screen with WooCommerce activated

You need to set up some WooCommerce pages to remove this banner and make your ...

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