Mastering WooCommerce, 2nd Edition: Build, customize, and launch a complete e-commerce website with WooCommerce from scratch Front Cover

Mastering WooCommerce, 2nd Edition: Build, customize, and launch a complete e-commerce website with WooCommerce from scratch

  • Length: 352 pages
  • Edition: 2
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2024-04-30
  • ISBN-10: 1835085288
  • ISBN-13: 9781835085288

Elevate your e-commerce journey with this comprehensive guide covering installation, product setup, sales management, POS integration, speed optimization, themes, landing pages, plugins, security, and much more

Key Features

  • Harness the power of WooCommerce and its plugins to build fully functional e-commerce websites
  • Optimize your website’s speed and performance through image optimization and static information caching
  • Master access control and risk mitigation for WooCommerce store security
  • Purchase of the print or Kindle book includes a free PDF eBook

Book Description

Author Patrick Rauland is a WooCommerce expert with a deep-rooted passion for the platform. Drawing from his multifaceted experience as a customer, WooCommerce support team member, core developer, release leader, and conference planner, he presents the latest edition of this guide to help you master every facet of launching and managing a successful WooCommerce store.

From initiation to seamless integration of essential components such as payments, shipping, and tax configurations, this book takes you through the entire process of establishing your online store. You’ll then customize your store’s visual identity, optimizing for search engines and advanced sales management through Point of Sale (POS) systems, outsourced fulfillment solutions, and external reporting services.

You’ll then advance to enhancing the user experience, streamlining reorders, and simplifying the checkout process for your customers. With this new edition, you’ll also gain insights into secure hosting and bug fixing and be prepared for updates. That’s not all; you’ll build a promotional landing page, ensure store safety, contribute to the WooCommerce community, and design custom plugins for your unique needs.

By the end of this WooCommerce book, you’ll emerge with the skills to run a complete WooCommerce store and customize every aspect of the store on the frontend as well as backend.

What you will learn

  • Grasp the fundamentals of e-commerce website development with WordPress and WooCommerce
  • Configure the essential payment, shipping, and tax settings
  • Set up various product types depending on your store
  • Use Gutenberg product blocks to display products across various categories on your website
  • Develop WordPress plugins to customize your website’s functionality
  • Use product data syncing for enhanced user experience and store performance tracking
  • Promote your products effectively using search engine optimization (SEO) and landing pages

Who this book is for

This book is for web developers, WordPress developers, e-commerce consultants, and anyone familiar with WordPress interested in building an e-commerce website from scratch. Working knowledge of WordPress development and general web development concepts is required.

Table of Contents

  1. Installing WordPress & WooCommerce
  2. All About Configuring Products
  3. Organizing Products
  4. Attracting Traffic with Search Engine Optimization
  5. Managing Sales Through WP Admin
  6. Syncing Product Data
  7. Configuring In-Store POS Solutions
  8. Using Fulfillment Software
  9. Speeding Up Your Store
  10. Setting Up Your Theme
  11. Customizing the Product Page
  12. Building a Landing Page
  13. Creating Plugins for WooCommerce
  14. Next Steps with WooCommerce
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