WP E-Commerce Plugin Tutorials

Tutorials about how to use the WP E-Commerce plugin to build and run your online shop inside WordPress. Find out how to setup your shop, allow customers to search products, add shipping, stock control and how to link your shop to PayPal and other payment gateways. View a live site using the WP E-Commerce plugin...

Design an Easy Store Newsletter


If you have an online store, the best way to get your products in front of existing and potential customers is via an email newsletter. Whether you showcase new products, sale products or focus each newsletter on a particular theme or group of products, you can easily create an effective newsletter to send to your database. Your subscribers will … [Read more...]

Integrate Online Store and Email Newsletter


Both the Cart66 E-Commerce plugin and the WP E-Commerce plugin allow you to add customers who make a purchase in your online store to a MailChimp email newsletter list. In the case of WP E-commerce, each customers purchase data is included with their MailChimp record. This data can then be used for targeted email campaigns based on purchases and … [Read more...]

Your Logo on PayPal Payment Page

Creative Web Ideas custom PayPal Payment Page

If you use PayPal to process credit card payments on your e-commerce store, it is a good idea to brand your secure payment page with your logo and website colors. Customers who click on the checkout button on your website see your logo and immediately know that they are in the right place, plus the emphasis is on your brand rather than PayPal. … [Read more...]

Analytics for WordPress E-Commerce

Google Analytics for your WordPress Shop

Use Google Analytics to find out how many times customers visited your website before deciding to make a purchase and how they get to your website in the first place and more... The new E-commerce section in Google Analytics tells you all this as well as letting you filter your results to find out details about each individual purchase such as … [Read more...]

Weight & Region Based Shipping

weight-based-shipping for WordPress shop

If you're using the WP E-Commerce plugin to run your WordPress online shop, there is a great addon plugin to calculate shipping based on the weight of your products and which continent/country/region you are shipping them to. The WP E-Commerce Weight & Destination Shipping Modules plugin lets you break down your shipping into countries and … [Read more...]

Improve Your WordPress Search Box

Make your wordpress search box search everything

An effective search box makes sure your website visitors can always find what they are looking for. Find out how to super charge the WordPress default search box on your website to include tags, categories, wp e-commerce products, comments and excerpts as well as all your pages and posts in your search results. You can further customize the … [Read more...]

PayPal and the E-Commerce Plugin


PayPal is a quick and easy way to accept credit card payments for the products in your online store. You just need a free PayPal account, the free version of the Wordpress E-Commerce plugin installed on your WordPress website and you're almost there. Find out how to make your customer's buying experience even better by adding your custom logo … [Read more...]

WP E-Commerce – A Shop Inside WordPress

wp e-commerce shop page with products in grid view

The WP E-Commerce plugin turns your wordpress website from a self-managed website and blog into a fully functional (and customisable) online shop. Created by kiwis at Instinct, this is an easy way to sell your products on your own website anywhere. This plugin can be used to sell physical products and downloadable products. Payment options include … [Read more...]