Many WordPress users love WooCommerce, and it’s easy to see why. WooCommerce has over 5 million installations and is the most popular WordPress plugin of all time. According to the Automattic team, WooCommerce powers an estimated 28%-30% of online stores, with WordPress itself powering over 43.2% of all websites on the internet in 2022. This is an increase from 39.5% in 2021. That means that two out of every five websites use WordPress.
As of this writing, the technology search engine BuiltWith estimates that 5,106,506 live websites are running WooCommerce. With eCommerce sales at an all-time high and WordPress being easy to use + as flexible as an Olympic Gymnast, it makes sense you’d want to use WooCommerce!
Now, the only thing remaining is – How do I install WooCommerce, set up my webshop, add and manage inventory, figure out shipping and taxes, and get paid?
Not to worry! This tutorial was built with you in mind and will answer all of those questions and then some! By the end of this guide, you’ll be able to set up a shop like a WooCommerce Pro!
Now, go make a pot of coffee or tea, whichever you prefer, grab a snack, and let’s do this!
Now that you have working hosting and a verified domain, you can start installing the WooCommerce plugin.
To add a new plugin, go to your WordPress admin area and click the Plugins button on the left side of your screen. Next, click Add New, if you dont have already a wordpress CMS installed, you can follow our automation installing process
In the top right corner of the Add Plugins window, enter WooCommerce into the Search Plugins area, and press enter/return on your keyboard. You should see results returned similar to the ones below:
Click Install Now to download and install the plugin, then click Activate when it has finished.