1. Documentation
  2. Shop
  3. Install WooCommerce

Install WooCommerce

In this guide, we will walk you through the process of installing and configuring WooCommerce to transform your website into a fully functional online shop.

Installation

To install WooCommerce:

  1. Go to your site admin area.
  2. Navigate to Plugins -> Add New.
  3. Search for WooCommerce.
  4. Click Install Now.
  5. Click Activate Now, and you’re ready for the WooCommerce Wizard.

Setting up your shop

  • Once activated, WooCommerce will prompt you to set up your shop using the WooCommerce setup wizard.
  • Follow the wizard’s intuitive steps to configure your store’s fundamental aspects, such as currency, payment methods, shipping options, and product categories.
  • Take your time to explore each step, providing necessary information about your products and services.

Additional resources

If this is your first time using WooCommerce, it’s advisable to familiarize yourself with its functionalities. Begin by reading the original plugin documentation:

1 Start with WooCommerce in 5 Steps: This resource (Start with WooCommerce in 5 Steps) provides a comprehensive guide to get you started on your e-commerce journey.

2 WooCommerce Setup Wizard: Dive deeper into the setup process with the official WooCommerce Setup Wizard documentation. This guide offers detailed instructions on configuring various aspects of your store.

By following these steps and exploring the recommended resources, you’ll be well-equipped to create a successful e-commerce website using WooCommerce. Whether you’re selling physical products, digital downloads, or services, WooCommerce provides the flexibility and tools you need to manage your online business effectively. Happy selling!

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