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wordpress:set-up-woo-commerce [2014-11-17 13:28:00] (current)
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 +====== Set up E-Commerce Using Wordpress ======
  
 +Setting up an E-commerce site with Wordpress is a snap. Using the Woocommerce plugin allows you to start selling items using paypal or any of a large variety of payment gateways list here http://​www.woothemes.com/​product-category/​woocommerce-extensions/​payment-gateways/​
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 +===== Getting Started =====
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 +To get started, log in to your **Wordpress** dashboard.
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 +Go to **Plugins**
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 +Click on **Add New**
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 +In the search bar type in **WooCommerce** and then click search
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 +Under **WooCommerce - excelling eCommerce** click **Install Now**
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 +The plugin will be installed but not activated so click **Activate Now** to turn the plugin on.
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 +===== Setting up the plugin =====
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 +The next step is to click on the **WooCommerce** link on the sidebar.
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 +The sidebar will expand, then click on **Settings**
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 +At the top of the page you will see a button that says **Install WooCommerce Pages**, click the button and it will create the pages needed for your store.
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 +Back in **Settings** go to the **Checkout** Tab and scroll down to **Payment Gateways** to add your payment gateway information.
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 +Once that has been set up, you can start creating products and customizing the plugin for your store!
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