Do you want to sell products on your WordPress website? In this 30-minute course, you'll learn how to use BigCommerce for WordPress to start selling products on your site in about 30 minutes… without buying dozens of expensive add-ons, or slowing down your site.
BigCommerce for WordPress is an e-commerce plugin for WordPress that integrates with BigCommerce’s platform, making it a breeze to start selling products from your WordPress site today.
Processing orders and running your store shouldn't affect the uptime and speed of your site. BigCommerce handles the heavy commerce lifting, automatically scaling your store for high traffic, without slowing down your WordPress site.
With BigCommerce for WordPress, you'll get a powerful, PCI-compliant, e-commerce platform that loads incredibly fast, whether you're selling one product, or thousands. Best of all, BigCommerce handles the checkout process, so you don't have to worry about security or PCI compliance.
We partnered with BigCommerce to create this simple, 13-part introduction to BigCommerce for WordPress. By the end of this 30-minute course, you'll learn:
- Why BigCommerce is the best ‘headless’ e-commerce solution for WordPress.
- How to download, install, and configure BigCommerce for WordPress.
- How to add products to your BigCommerce store.
- How to import a list of existing products into BigCommerce.
- How to display your product catalog on a page or post.
- How to customize the colors and layout of the product catalog.
- How to create custom child templates for BigCommerce.
- How to launch your BigCommerce store.
- The major differences between WooCommerce vs. BigCommerce.
- How to migrate from WooCommerce to BigCommerce.
- Where to get expert help for BigCommerce.
- Plus, much more!
Getting Started with BigCommerce for WordPress
In this tutorial video, we’ll show you how to create a BigCommerce account and connect it to BigCommerce for WordPress so you can begin adding products.
Selecting a WordPress Theme for BigCommerce
In this tutorial video, we’ll take a look at a few things you should keep in mind when choosing a WordPress theme for your BigCommerce store.
Adding Products to a Post or Page
In this tutorial video, you’ll learn how to add products from your BigCommerce catalog to any page or post in your WordPress site.
Importing Products into BigCommerce
If you’ve already got an existing product catalog, you can easily import it to your new BigCommerce store, saving you a ton of time and effort.
Customizing Your Store
Customizing Buttons and Colors
In this video tutorial, you’ll learn how to use the WordPress Customizer to change button text, colors, and styles used throughout your BigCommerce store.
Customizing the Product Catalog
In this video tutorial, we’ll show you how to customize the layout of the Product Catalog in BigCommerce for WordPress, using the Customizer.
Creating Child Templates for BigCommerce
In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to create custom child templates that override the default templates used by BigCommerce for WordPress.
Finding a BigCommerce Developer
In this video, we’ll show you how to find a BigCommerce developer to help you customize your BigCommerce store, from small tweaks to creating a fully custom store.
BigCommerce vs. WooCommerce
Migrating from WooCommerce to BigCommerce
Switching from WooCommerce to BigCommerce is fairly easy, using the Catalog Transfer tool. In this video, we’ll show you how to migrate from WooCommerce to BigCommerce.
Launching Your BigCommerce Store
Launching an eCommerce store can be daunting. There are a lot of moving parts to check. So in this tutorial, we’ll walk you through the entire process of launching a BigCommerce Store.