How to Setup the WooCommerce Core Plugin

First of all to setup WooCommerce core plugin you need to install the WooCommerce plugin from the WordPress plugins.  Prior to install there are 3 pre-requisites you need to do, these are:-

  • Your e-commerce site must be on https so your users payment information is encrypted and kept private.
  • To accept Credit or Debit cards without having to create a merchant account can be done using Stripe.
  • For users to receive Woocomerce automatic notification emails without them going to their Spam folder, an SMTP services needs to be setup.

So on activation the WooCommerce core plugin will step you through a series of screens to finalise the setup.  Because the core plugin needs to know how you are going to use it choose all the default options provided and choose the Stripe Payment gateway when asked.

Once you have finally setup the WooComerce plugin above.  WooCoommerce and Products tabs will appear in the WordPress portal.  To get up and running perform the following tasks:-

  • Checkout options tab and enable Stripe and fill in your Stripe account details.
  • Fill in your Email Sender Options information.

In conclusion this will give you a basic idea of how to setup the WooCommerce core plugin so you can start selling products.

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