WooCommerce is a flexible, open-source e-commerce plugin for Wordpress. It is a easy and ready to use application plugin and has become very popular. It is currently powered nearly 17% of all e-commerce websites. It is designed for all type of merchants whether it is small or large-scale website.
In this article, we will go through on how to install Woocommerce plugin in Wordpress 5.4. Just follow the bellow instructions to install Woocommerce plugin.
Login to your Wordpress admin dashboard. In the left navigation menu, go to Plugins menu and click on Add New option. It will open Wordpress plugin store. Now search for woocommerce plugin from the searchbar and in the result menu, look for WooCommerce plugin and click on Install Now button.
After WooCoomerce plugin install, it will ask to Active plugin. Click on Activate button.
This will install WooCommerce plugin and open Setup wizard. First it will ask for Store setup.
On click Let's go! button, a prompt modal will ask if you want to enable usage tracking and help improve WooCommerce. Checkmark if you want to activate else direct click on Continue button.
Now you need to choose which Payment methods you want to use for WooCommerce store. There are PayPal and Stripe are default methods. Later on you can also add other payment methods or can integrate your own custom payment.
On Continue button click, it will ask for Shipping details. Set fixed rates and shiping rate and click Continue button.
Now it will ask if you want install other WooCommerce plugin, like Facebook integration, Mailchimp etc. Uncheck any option that you do not want to install plugin and click Continue.
Next it will ask for Jetpack plugin, that will use for automatic taxes, payment setup etc. If you don't want to install Jetpack, then click Skip this step link at the bottom of the page.
That's it. Now Setup wizard is complete. Now you can Create new product or import old products.
You can change options from WooCommerce setting menu, like address, add payment options, car and checkout pages etc.
WooCommerce is amazing plugin that makes simple blogging Wordpress website into WooCommerce website within minutes. In the next article, we will discuss on modifying WooCommerce plugin. Thank you for your support. Follow us on Twitter or like our Facebook page for daily updates.