You need to be running WordPress on a self-hosted site. We have partnered with Bluehost to offer you a custom packaged solution that pre-installs WordPress, WooCommerce, our Storefront theme and eCommerce specific features like a dedicated IP and SSL certificate to keep your store protected and secure.
Now you have a space to start building your website. To lay the foundation, you would use the free WordPress software platform.
Many hosting companies have one-click WordPress installation available, so be sure to look for this option or ask if it’s available. Otherwise, you can download from WordPress.org and then install by following these instructions: Famous 5-Minute Install.
Pick a Theme
Decide on the look of your website/store by selecting a theme. You can use a free theme included with WordPress, or you can purchase a premium theme.
If Storefront isn’t for you, there are a variety of other themes that work great with WooCommerce.
With your website up and running, it’s time to install eCommerce functionality with WooCommerce. There are two ways to do this:
Upon activating the plugin, you’ll be guided to an onboarding wizard. We strongly advise following these steps, as they will take you through the initial setup.
You can start a store/website for free and scale up as your customer base and revenue grows. Each extension is purchased on a subscription that gives you access to support and product updates. A subscription is billed annually, and the cost to auto-renew is half the subscription price.