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How To Use WordPress for E-Commerce

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  • Copyright 2014
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-359786-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-359786-8

In this training course you will learn how to use WordPress for E-Commerce. Expert author George Plumley teaches you how to extend the WordPress blogging platform to build an E-Commerce website by adding plugins and customizing your WordPress installation. This course is designed for the student that already understands the fundamentals of WordPress.
E-Commerce has always been the domain of the geek, requiring complex programming and an in-depth understanding of website development techniques. As WordPress has become recognized as a platform capable of more than simple blogging, it has seen an influx of plugins and strategies to utilize WP as a complete front to back E-Commerce website solution. George takes you through the installation and configuration of some of the most popular plugins to add E-Commerce to your WordPress Website. He covers topics ranging from how to take payments, calculate taxes and shipping, deliver digital as well as physical products, and so much more.
By the time you have completed this video tutorial, you will have an in-depth understanding of several WordPress plugins for E-Commerce, and will be able to make an informed decision on which will work best for you. You will understand how to install and configure your choice of plugin, and be able to begin selling your products to the world. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout this video based training course.

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Table of Contents

01. Introduction
    0101 Why Use WordPress For E-Commerce?
    0102 Course Assumptions
    0103 How To Choose WordPress Plugins
    0104 How To Install And Activate WordPress Plugins
    0105 Types Of E-Commerce For WordPress
02. Single Item Selling
    0201 What Single Item Selling Covers
    0202 Adding Buy Now Buttons
    0203 Nice PayPal Button Lite Plugin
    0204 Simple Cart And Buy Now Plugin
    0205 Easy PayPal Custom Fields Plugin
    0206 Enhanced PayPal Shortcodes Plugin
    0207 WordPress Easy PayPal Payment Accept Plugin
    0208 PayPal Donations Plugin
    0209 Donate Plus Plugin - Part 1
    0210 Donate Plus Plugin - Part 2
03. WordPress And Shopping Carts
    0301 Elements Of A Shopping Cart
    0302 Organizing A Product Catalogue Using Posts
    0303 Product Catalogue Menu And Image Galleries
    0304 Preparing Product Images
    0305 Handling Product Thumbnails In WordPress
    0306 Issues With Displaying Products In WordPress
    0307 Using Tables For Layout
    0308 Using Divs For Layout
    0309 Using Custom Fields - Part 1
    0310 Using Custom Fields - Part 2
    0311 Creating A Product Template - Part 1
    0312 Creating A Product Template - Part 2
    0313 Creating A Product Template - Part 3
    0314 Creating A Product Template - Part 4
    0315 Creating A Product Template - Part 5
    0316 Creating A Product Template - Part 6
    0317 Creating A Product Template - Part 7
04. Basic Shopping Cart Plugins
    0401 A Basic PayPal Shopping Cart Without Plugins
    0402 WordPress Simple PayPal Shopping Cart Settings
    0403 WSPSC Implementation - Part 1
    0404 WSPSC Implementation - Part 2
    0405 WSPSC Shipping And Taxes - Part 1
    0406 WSPSC Shipping And Taxes - Part 2
    0407 WSPSC Options And Customization
    0408 Ultra Simple PayPal Shopping Cart Settings - Part 1
    0409 Ultra Simple PayPal Shopping Cart Settings - Part 2
    0410 Ultra Simple PayPal SC Implementation - Part 1
    0411 Ultra Simple PayPal SC Implementation - Part 2
    0412 Ultra Simple PayPal SC Implementation - Part 3
    0413 Ultra Simple PayPal SC Shipping
    0414 Ultra Simple PayPal SC Custom Checkout Button
    0415 Ultra Simple PayPal SC Styling The Cart
05. Digital Downloads
    0501 Special Issues For Digital Products
    0502 Using Third-Party Download Services
    0503 Easy Digital Downloads Basic Settings
    0504 Easy Digital Downloads Adding And Displaying Products
    0505 Easy Digital Downloads Checkout And Download Process
    0506 Easy Digital Downloads Widgets And Add-Ons
    0507 Paid Downloads Basic Setup
    0508 Paid Downloads Completing Transactions
    0509 WP E-Commerce Digital Downloads
    0510 Jigoshop Digital Downloads
    0511 WooCommerce Digital Downloads
06. Complete Shopping Carts
    0601 Elements Of A Complete Shopping Cart System
    0602 WordPress Plugins Vs. Standalone Solutions
    0603 Integrating WordPress With A Standalone Cart
    0604 Other Free Shopping Cart Plugins
    0605 Free Vs. Commercial Plugins
07. WP E-Commerce Plugin
    0701 Introduction And Basic Settings - Part 1
    0702 Basic Settings - Part 2
    0703 Basic Product Entry
    0704 Advanced Product Entry - Part 1
    0705 Advanced Product Entry - Part 2
    0706 Copy Products - Sale Pricing - Featured
    0707 Product Variations Part - 1
    0708 Product Variations Part - 2
    0709 Coupons
    0710 Shipping - Part 1
    0711 Shipping - Part 2
    0712 Shipping - Part 3
    0713 Taxes - Part 1
    0714 Taxes - Part 2
    0715 Payment Options
    0716 Cart Settings
    0717 Checkout Settings
    0718 Order Management Reports
    0719 Order Management Emails
    0720 Built-In Widgets
    0721 Free Add-Ons
    0722 Catalogue Display Settings
    0723 Catalogue Grid View Options
    0724 Image Sizing
    0725 Modifying The Stylesheet
    0726 Customizing Your Theme
    0727 Template Customizing
    0728 WP E-Commerce Evaluation
08. Jigoshop Plugin
    0801 Basic Shop Settings
    0802 Key Settings To Get Started
    0803 Add A Product And Categories
    0804 More Product Fields
    0805 Product Variations - Part 1
    0806 Product Variations - Part 2
    0807 Product Variations - Part 3
    0808 Putting Items On Sale
    0809 Creating Coupons
    0810 Shipping
    0811 Taxes - Part 1
    0812 Taxes - Part 2
    0813 Checkout
    0814 Payment Gateways
    0815 Order Management
    0816 Widgets
    0817 Imaging Sizing
    0818 Re-Cropping Images
    0819 Controlling Default Styling
    0820 Fix Broken Themes
    0821 Extensions
    0822 Jigoshop Evaluation
09. WooCommerce Plugin
    0901 Basic Settings
    0902 Catalogue And Page Settings
    0903 Add Products And Categories
    0904 More Product Fields
    0905 Catalogue Display Settings
    0906 Sale Pricing And Coupons
    0907 Attributes And Variations - Part 1
    0908 Attributes And Variations - Part 2
    0909 Shipping Basics
    0910 Shipping Classes
    0911 Taxes
    0912 Checkout And Payments
    0913 Orders And E-Mails
    0914 Integration - Widgets - Extensions
    0915 Image Galleries
    0916 Image Sizing
    0917 Styling And Theme Compatibility
    0918 Hooking Into Templates
    0919 Shortcodes And Evaluation
10. Conclusion
    1001 About The Author


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