If you are a small or medium business to go online there are plenty of ways to do so. There are custom solutions which average business may find a bit expensive to implement at the very beginning even it does offer amazing flexibility options. On the other hand there are plenty of so called “Out of the Box” solutions which differ in terms of features, flexibility and of course e-commerce business model as such. While some solutions offer on-time payment, monthly fee or commission some other, like WordPress, are free of charge, which is again option for you to consider. In this topic we will focus on WordPress which is the most popular web platform nowadays with easy to use interface, moreover it is easy to extend WordPress with such plugins as WPBakery Page Builder, Revolution Slider, Yoast SEO and so on. It may even be so that your existing infrastructure, ex. company blog or site, is based on WordPress which is a big plus so you don’t have to jump from platform to platform and care about compatibility issues.
While some old-school developers states that WordPress is a pure blog platform it’s been a while since things has changed around it and now you can create almost anything related to web with WordPress together with high quality plugins which significantly increase value of WordPress. The same applies to e-commerce where WordPress together with Woo Commerce plugin offers almost everything you need to have your e-shop up and running. WordPress is famous for it’s 5 minute setup and the same applies to Woo Commerce which is even faster to install once you have ready to use WordPress. So in just less than 10 minutes you can get your e-commerce platform ready to sell services or goods. Plus there are several useful Woo Commerce add-ons which can again extend capabilities of this powerful WordPress plugin.
Woo Commerce allows you to operate with your product or service catalog by simply defining categories for your goods, setup additional custom attributes that best describes your product. Afterwards you can easily add products to your newly created e-shop and manage their description. Actually this is the right place where you can apply capabilities of WPBakery Page Builder to manage description of your goods and Yoast to keep your SEO at top. Also choosing payment method in WordPress is easy enough – just look for a Woo Commerce compatible payment plugin which offers your desired method and that’s it.
When you have your e-commerce platform up and running it is also important to manage your e-shop properly and without losing valuable time which you can spend on managing other aspects of your business. Taking this into account we, here at WPBakery, have worked hard during last few month in order to allow you to manage your Woo Commerce powered e-shop through WPBakery Page Builder. This means that starting from WPBakery Page Builder version 4.4.0 you will be able to access all Woo Commerce shortcodes through WPBakery Page Builder Element Menu and use them with our award winning drag and drop functionality making product management a hassle free process.