Create your own online store with ecommerce using WordPress.

In this course, we will walk you through the step-by-step process to creating a successful online store using WordPress, including strategies for online marketing. By the end of the course you will have created your own website.

This course is designed for business owners, start-ups, entrepreneurs and individuals looking to sell their wares online. If you want to investigate the power of selling online, then this course is for you.

Aims

This course aims to take you through all steps in creating an online store using WordPress. By the end of this course you will have created your own website, which you can continue to use outside of the course.

Outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • create an ecommerce website for a business in WordPress
  • create product pages with all of the required information
  • market your online shop through social and digital media
  • link your online store to payment gateways.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Future of eCommerce

    • Important Statistics
    • E-Commerce
    • M-Commerce
    • S-Commerce
    • V-Commerce
  • 2

    Domain Names

    • Registering Domain Names
    • Setting up sub-domains
  • 3

    Hosting

    • Setting up local hosting
    • Setting up hosting
    • Setting up cloud hosting
  • 4

    eCommerce - Getting Started

    • Choosing a Shopping Cart
    • Configuring Woo-Commerce
  • 5

    Categories and Navigation

    • Setting up Categories
  • 6

    Setting up Products

    • Physical Product
    • Virtual Product
    • Grouped Product
    • Setting up related products
  • 7

    Rich Media

    • Working with Images
    • Working with Videos
    • Working with Audio
  • 8

    Payment Gateways

    • Choosing a Payment Gateway
    • Configuring PayPal
    • SecurePay
    • Stripe
    • eWay
  • 9

    Marketing

    • Social Media Marketing
    • Digital Marketing
    • POS - Point of Sale
  • 10

    Security

    • SSL - Purchasing an SSL
    • Installing Security Plugins
  • 11

    Setting Up Specials

    • Setting up store specials
    • Setting up coupons

Instructor(s)

Houssam Bizri

Houssam Bizri

Chief Learning Officer | Designer | Coach

Award Winning e-Learning Designer, Lecturer, EDUpreneur. Experienced Lecturer and Educational Designer with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry in the areas of online teaching and learning. Skilled EDUpreneur with good track record in assisting StartUps and training organizations with online education strategies and implementation. Houssam is certified in many learning management systems and his current interest in the areas of new disruptive technologies such as Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and the effect/possibilities they may bring to the field of future teaching and learning. He has been teaching e-Commerce, Digital Marketing, e-Learning for more than fifteen years. Houssam graduated with a degree in adult education (UTS), Masters in Business and Technology (UNSW) and Masters in eLearning (UTS). He is a strong believer of lifelong learning.

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