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How to create a woocommerce website quickly

How to create a WooCommerce website quickly and affordably

WooCommerce is the most popular free solution for eCommerce on WordPress. WooCommerce was acquired by WordPress creators Automattic, so we can expect that much will be done to make WooCommerce the official solution for WordPress eCommerce. Thankfully, WooCommerce is also one of the most widely supported WordPress eCommerce plugins. It is the one we have […]

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Set up shipping WooCommerce

How to set up shipping in WooCommerce

One would assume that if you are reading this resource, you have already accepted WooCommerce as your WordPress eCommerce solution of choice or are strongly considering it. There are a few technical details that can be extremely daunting when using a free plugin like WooCommerce. These include: Accepting Payment Managing Stock Creating variants (small, medium, […]

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How to setup a WordPress portfolio website

Using WordPress to manage a portfolio layout is easy using the Jetpack plugin & our Symphony theme. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to combine the popular plugin with our unique portfolio layout design to showcase your work or services. You should be somewhat familiar with custom post types and taxonomies before diving into […]

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Is My Site Mobile-Friendly after the

Is my WordPress website mobile-friendly? (after Google update)

As a member of a web agency, it is rare that I receive panic FROM a client. Normally, we are the ones identifying risks and resolving them. This all changed after Google made an announcement; as of April 21, 2015, the appearance of your website on a search results page would be far more dramatically affected by […]

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WP Smush.it Alternative

Smush.it may not work. Here are some alternatives.

You may or may not be surprised to learn that WP Smush.it is an image optimization plugin for WordPress that uses Yahoo! to run its services. With the popularity of WordPress and the plugin — which is at time of posting active on over 300,000 websites — it is safe to say that Yahoo!’s servers […]

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iThemes Exchange vs WooCommerce

WooCommerce vs iThemes Exchange: the battle of free eCommerce plugins

Everyone looks for the cheapest, easiest solution to a problem. Why wouldn’t you? When you are using a free platform like WordPress, having similarly “free” options in your plugins and themes is attractive, right? Not necessarily. This is a look at WooCommerce vs iThemes Exchange — two of the most popular free WordPress eCommerce plugins […]

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shopify vs woocommerce

Shopify vs WooCommerce

Problem: You want to sell things online A seemingly simple problem like this has never had a more complicated solution. On one hand, you have a dedicated eCommerce platform like Shopify. On the other, you have the most popular solution (WooCommerce) on the most popular website platform (WordPress). It’s Shopify versus WooCommerce as we determine […]

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Create promotions using WooCommerce

Create Promotions on WordPress, using WooCommerce

If there is one thing that digital technology and statistics have told us, it is that people love a good sale. 1) There is satisfaction in finding a sale and internal justification that it was right to buy. “I didn’t need a new television, but it was 50% off and better than my previous television” […]

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Checkout Page WordPress website

Create the best checkout page on your WordPress website

People love to window shop. Think about the last time you walked into a technology store or car dealership. You probably picked up the latest iPhone, watched an action movie on a 90″ projection display, or ripped down the highway in a $75,000 coupe. If you have been checking your “Goal Conversion” statistics on Google […]

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WooCommerce 2.3 Handsome Hippo

WooCommerce 2.3 – Users and Developers

WooCommerce 2.3 aka “Handsome Hippo” has arrived on the market. This update primarily targets front-end editing experience with lots of changes made to the default way that elements appear. Additionally, simple steps in any product purchase experience have been streamlined for end users (ie. checking out). But wait! Before you update your website, check out what […]

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