How To Create an eCommerce Website (Online Store) in WordPress – 2017
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How To Create an eCommerce Website (Online Store) in WordPress – 2017

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  • Cori Leigh

    Greg's Support Team: Are you looking to set up an eCommerce store? This is a must see tutorial! Greg has invested endless hours over the last few months to create for all of you the best video! We'd love to see what you create! Give it a like, share on social media networks, and more importantly we'd love to hear from you in the comments. **Update 2! Flatsome has generously offered 10 free copies of their theme!** The rules to get a copy are you must;

    1. comment on the tutorial and answer “what does your dream online store look like?”

    2. Like the video (thanks!) and 3. leave a review on Flatsome! It can be why you’d enjoy it or a question or heaping praise. for an extra entry, teeet or facebook share flatsome and for an additional entry, share the video link!

    Winners selected in a random drawing one week from today, Tuesday June 27th, 2017

    Update: Our biggest YouTube video yet (200+GB) is converting 'bit rate' and uploading now! Please stay tuned and sorry for the delay guys. Hope it’s worth it and that you guys enjoy it!

  • Md Ferdous

    a great video – one can learn how to create onlinestore in wordpress software – ferdous www.artglassandmore.co.uk

  • Bonnie Cole

    I know what I want in my store and this video shows me just what I'm looking for in a site template. My store will have colors that match the vibe of my products and services.

  • Christina

    Thank you so much for all your informative content!! Can you also talk about SEO Yoast for blogging as well?! I watched your video on marketing and you covered it, but it was so brief and fast, it was difficult to comprehend especially for a first time user.
    I watched your tutorial and started creating my blog a day ago.
    I barely know how to use PowerPoint so I'm not too savvy with computers and your tutorial helped me immensely!
    Lastly, my blog is about social media addiction/overuse so I haven't linked any Facebook, Instagram, etc icons on it yet. Do you recommended I still link social media icons or is is possible to get traffic without them (I figured most likely not)
    Once again thank you!l

  • Jennifer Dalton

    Greg! Your tutorials are awesome! Within Woocommerce, when you add a product to your cart, an ugly green box pops up showing user what is in cart. How do I change this color??!? It's awful and I've been through everything imaginable, code, custom CSS, etc and I can't seem to change this option.

  • Larry E

    Thank you for your kind and patient tutorial. I would like an online store that is relatively easy to make developer changes, great product display and description and easy purchase capability.

  • Frank McKinley

    This is awesome, Greg. Does this work for selling video courses, books, and coaching packages? If so, then my store would be the most inviting place for writers to make their dreams come true!

  • Cori Leigh

    Greg – Thanks for creating this tutorial! Absolutely beautiful!
    My online dream store would hopefully look like this theme and tutorial video!

    1.It would be attractive to look at. 2. Fun for my visitors to shop in.
    3. Easy for my visitors to navigate creating a pleasing shopping experience.
    4.Loaded with features and images to encourage a shopping spirit!
    5.Have features like what I see the Flatsome theme has.

  • Mario Litano

    Thank you Greg! My dream store would look very much like this tutorial with my small ecommerce brand products. I appreciate the work you do thanks again

  • NX Gel

    Hi Greg,
    For your tutorial, you don't use child themes, but if I use the child theme will it work following your tutorial.
    Thanks

  • Calvin Lawrence

    "What would your dream online store look like?"
    I want a store that allows the customer to immediately see what I have to offer. With maximum 2 clicks they should be able to browse and select their items for purchase. Next the payment process should allow them to pay by credit card or PayPal.

  • Andria MacDonald

    My dream online store would have all my shops on one webpage. That way I can hand out one business card and get everything under one easy umbrella.

  • Andrew Bridekirk

    Hi Greg. Thank you for making this tutorial. I followed your one previously and enjoyed making a nice website. I am currently following along with this tutorial. I bought the theme but am adding in my own images specific to the site I want to design. My question is regarding the SLIDER. everything appears different on phones in particular and Im trying to centre a product with text over it so that it appears well on all devices. At the moment the image is sometimes cut off or badly off centre on phones especially. It looks good on computers but bad on smaller devices. Any ideas?

  • Zainab Marzah

    hi Greg, very helpful video ,, I dont know if it had slipped out your notice,, but your credit card information is showing in the video [31:34]and you haven't blurred it,, so be aware ,, thank u

  • wesley geiger

    hey greg thank you so much for all the info but I need some serious help i can not change my theme, I think i deleted them on accident. need help please. thank you

  • Oliver Hoody

    Hi Greg,

    you made a great tutorial and it `s very very helpful to me.I have a very critical question to ask you,does the Flatsome be able to command or control the Password Strength Settings of woocommerce registered function? Because the woocommerce Password Strength Setting was so stringent and difficult to customer.If the Flatsome did`t have such functions,could you please recommend a good plugin or tool or methods to me?

    Thank you .

  • Alexis S

    Hi Greg i have a problem . for some reason the 3rd featured box is not showing on my website. it is showing in the builder but when i update its not showing on the page itself … please help . thank you

  • Alexis Macatula

    I'm only 15 minutes into this video out of 5 hours, and I find this video extremely awesomely informative. I wish I could like this 100+ times! Thank you for your time and effort. I'm sure it takes a very long time to put this video together.

  • ogochukwu aguba

    hello, i really find this so helpful. am about starting up and with your teachings i think i can find my way. can you be my mentor as i start to build my web store. i stay here in Nigeria.

  • Jynkx

    I would like to use this tutorial but with a another theme, is that possible??? Because i have downloaded some themes and i really don't know where to start…

  • CaptnCynical

    Greg, great tutorial. What would you recommend to do with the extra demo pages. I hate to delete them because I may want to look at how they were constructed but they clutter the Pages list.

  • Greg Narayan

    I felt pretty goofy/silly/awkward doing my first youtube interview, but I hope it's worth it to show guys how to not only make a WP website (which every old tutorial does) but how to actually sell and live off an ecommerce website. That business knowledge is so necessary these days!!

    Demo online store website: http://makeawordpresswebsite.com/
    Andrew's daddy shop site: https://fatherfigure.co/

    If you want more free WordPress help please make sure to click the Like and Subscribe. You can sub here bit.ly/dearblogger. Thanks for being here with your support and for being you. THANK YOU!! =)

  • wedoebe

    Hi Greg, thanks for making this video! 🤗 I just started watching it, but I wanted to stop and give you first, as I see that the video is lengthy ( I'm going to 'binge' watch it this weekend 🤓).

    I literally was just mentioning to a family member yesterday that they should build an 'updated' (someone built their first store on some crappy platform 😡 that's not really functional) eCommerce store for a product line that they are selling,

    We were discussing whether or not to build it ourselves with woocommerce, or go with Shopify. I think woocommerce is a better choice. It seems more versatile and newbie friendly, would you agree (if they follow your video 😉)?

    Let me know your thoughts and comments on this matter, as I value your opinion. 👌

  • Dhanushka Herath

    Nice tutorial greg !
    Also if you can make a website that can be use for Hotel with the Booking system using thereforest theme
    I think your community also will love that
    👍👍👍

  • Pratima

    Hi Greg! Thank you so much for another awesome tutorial. Watching your videos really inspired me.I recently made a website (paintasite.com) using wordpress 2017 theme to start as a freelancer web designer (locally in Philadelphia). Do you have any tutorial on how to increase my ranking so someone find my website when they search for
    Philadelphia freelance web…,etc? Please let me know.

  • ogochukwu aguba

    Hello Grag,
    i have problem with my site. i cant seem to login into my site or my back end. any time i try it keeps showing this
    Fatal error: Class 'AffiliateImporterAlWordpressFrontend' not found in /home1/kwubastore/public_html/wp-content/plugins/affiliateimporteral/AffiliateImporterAl.php on line 113

    Please Grag what can i do to resolve this.
    thanks

  • Sheryl Mangampo-Asidera

    Hi Greg! Thank you for generously sharing this video. This is what I am looking for, I really want to create a real website on eCommerce with these features. Thank you for putting the needed stuffs all together. Another, the timestamps you put on the details area are a big help, actually these details is the most reason I keep watching this 5hrs video! 😀 More power!

  • jonah reuben

    paypal don't work in nigerian want to integrate a payment gateway that is acceptable in nigeria. I was wondering if you can help with anything to integrate that into my ecommerce site.

  • Art Z.

    Hi Greg! Great Video! Thank you for your time and effort to make it! 🙂

    My dream is to make my online store where I can share my work with other people around the World, and make money of that, so I can travel the World and share more of all beauty from all around! 🙂

    Thanks again!
    A.

  • Roberta Pate

    I need help.  I've followed directions. I got registered at hostgator for 24 months, received my log-in email from them.  I was on to word-press instrustions number 6.  I click on it and it just sends me to a blank page, (minus the blue sidebar) I am not given a prompt to select my (only) web-site … any suggestions?  I have a word-press account already, could this be the problem (it is not a store though.)  I just don't know what to do.  Thanks for any help, it is truly appreciated.

  • SimplyDecadentCreations

    Hello Greg
    Thank you for your lovely tutorials. I am one of your subscribers and I have watched your video and set my website using the Sydney theme. However, I want to sell products as well as Blog through my website and I have now noticed that you have used the Flatsome Theme. Could you please let me know whether the Sydney theme is the wrong theme to link to Shopify, or what are your suggestions?

  • Peter Weixler

    Great video! Thank you!
    My site is almost finished, and I would like to know how is whit safty of wordpress sites? is there any pulugin for safty?

  • fisherman pants

    Hey greg. thanks for the vid. Im a bit confused though. The father figure store is using shopify. did flatsome/WP not work out for him?

  • Svetlana Sotirova

    Hello, thank you for the video its great, but i have a problem, when i install the theme on other website i did not watch the video again …my mistake!! and i did't chose classic version…i dont know whati chose but thetheme doesn't look like suppose to. Can i change the view or it is impossible?i deleted the theme and tried to install again but it didn't work ;( please help me .. thank youinadvanced!

  • Amtech Organisation LLC

    Please is it possible for me too use the woo commerce plugin with the amazon affiliates woocommerce plugin in a single website please i really need your help.

  • jonah reuben

    Hi Mr Narayan, I am currently building an ecommerce site with no stocks or product of my own. I want to dropship via Aliexpress or Alibaba but don't know what to do. How do I link my wordpress site to aliexpress and also sell what I have in stock. I Pray you see this and reply me via [email protected] Thanks

  • Andrew Rudling

    Hey Greg when i go to change the colours of the site in Customizing ▸ Style
    Colors i cant do anything in there? cant click on anything no colour palette shows up only the descriptions
    Please hit me up with a mail thanks
    [email protected]

  • Usmaan Ashiq

    Hi greg you are great, can i ask i have followed your steps and am so thrilled and overwhelmed how easy this can be. I have a question i want to put a customise editor on the site where people can upload there own images and text to garments, can u give us steps on how to add a garment editor to my flatsome site

  • Nguyễn Ngọc Tú

    thank you very much. so i have a problem about add google map, could you show me how to do that. thanks again! from vietnam

  • Roar Khan

    Hi Dear Greg can I do this course with another theme + elementor. I am only interested to do the tutorial. No plan to sell online. Yeah maybe in coming future charge clients to make websites for them. Basically I can't aford expensive themes at the moment. I have generic question why we need different theme for different purpose. Can't we use multipurpose theme for different types of websites. thanks

  • Kathleen Luttrell-Hawthorne

    I've been so frustrated throughout the whole process of building my website. I had the basic "shell" done and need to add the store. I couldn't find a decent tutorial to help me add this until I came to your video. While it is looking like it will be a great help, I don't want to start over. Can I continue to use the Ocean WP theme I have and just add woocommerce? Or is Flatsome part of the ecommerce and I need to use that, too?

  • Jessie Leo Malangen

    If somenone order a product who will ship the product? Does the website have a company that is integrated to the website? Thank you

  • Thomas

    Hi. When I click "quick view" on my product the product image is blurry. Can anyone help to fix this problem? I can't seem to fix it. Love your work Greg thanks, Justin.

  • Robert Rademacher

    Hi Greg, Just a general thank you for all of your work… I’m 56 and all of this is new to me as I near retirement and prepaid for my next adventure with your help. I’ve watched a lot of YouTube instructional videos and by far yours are the most helpful to the novice like myself. You take the time and explain each step in plain simple language. Some of the others can be extremely frustrating because they approach web development like we are already experts in the the field. That’s again and keep up the good work!

  • Panacea Polai

    I love this website tutorial but I wish it was a dropshipping version. .. please teach us how to make a dropshipping website using the same flatsome theme

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