How to setup Shop

This article shows you how to set up shop for your website. Take the steps below to install and set up shop.

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We will explain about how to setup Shop

1. Set up Shop

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1.1. Install WooCommerce

Go to WordPress Admin Menu > Plugins > Add New and search for WooCommerce. Then click on the Install Now button to install the plugin on your WordPress installation.

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1.2. Activate WooCommerce

After the plugin installation, click on the Activate Plugin link to activate WooCommerce.

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1.3. Set the Shop Settings

Set your shop details regarding the location, currency, measure units, tax information, checkout process, shipping and more in WooCommerce settings. You can access this section by going to WordPress Admin Menu > WooCommerce > Settings.

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1.4. Set Theme Related Options for WooCommerce

If you are using Jupiter, go to Theme Options > Shop to set options we provide in the theme for the WooCommerce plugin.

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1.5. Add Products

The next step will be adding products to your shop. You can add products by accessing WordPress Admin Menu > Products > Add Product. You can add Product Title, Description, Short Description, Categories, Tags and many more details on this page.

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1.6. Add the Main Shop Page

Create a new page by going to WordPress Admin Menu > Pages > Add New and use the Jupiter Page Options to fine tune layout related settings for that page. Add proper Title and other information which you would do for any normal WordPress page.

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1.7. Set the Main Shop Page

Go to WordPress Admin Menu > WooCommerce > Settings and click on Products Tab. On that tab you will see a sub tab link called Display. Click on that sub tab to show the set of options to select the main shop page. Use the Shop Page option to select the page you just created in the previous step.

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Now you have a working shop for your website. For more detailed information about WooCommerce plugin usage, click here.

2. Alternative Product Loops

Jupiter provide a set of shortcodes in Visual Composer to add a product list on your website other than the main shop page. To do that, add a page and use the Visual Composer tool to add the Product Loop shortcode to the page. Also there are a few other shortcodes provided by default in Visual Composer and WooCommerce that you can take advantage of. The shortcodes are listed below:

  • Product Attribute
  • Best Selling Products
  • Product Categories
  • Product Page
  • Add to Cart
  • Products
  • Product
  • Top Rated Products
  • Product Category
  • Featured Products
  • Sale Products
  • Recent Products
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