Choosing the right content management system for your Ecommerce website can leave you confused, but in this guide we'll show you how to setup you own WordPress website with Woocommerce to sell your goods or services online.
In this guide we'll discuss and help you decide the type of website you want your web designer to design for you, or the options available to design your website by yourself.Domain and hosting
First things first, you'll need your own domain and hosting to get you online, you can also buy your hosting from us if you've already got a domain, we recommend our Directadmin web hosting with Softaculous one click installer to quickly get your WordPress website up and running in just a few clicks!Installing WordPress
Ok now that you've got your web hosting account setup you're ready to login to your account with us, once logged in go to the extras features tab then the Softaculous application installer.
Select WordPress from the menu and install as required. We recommend because you are going to be dealing with sensitive information to use https when setting up and installing an SSL certificate within your Directadmin dashboard at account manager >>> SSL certificates >>> free and automatic certificate from let's encrypt.Installing Woocommerce
Now that you've installed WordPress login using yourdomain.com/wp-admin where yourdomain.com you need to replace with your domain and /wp-admin is your admin area. You'll now be on your dashboard which helps you to navigate around your website. Scroll down to Plugins on the left-hand side and type "Woocommerce" in the search bar, install and activate the plugin.
Once installed, activate the plugin, this will take you to the automatic setup page where you can setup your online shop.