DIY eCommerce Day 7 – WooCommerce Products Uploading Preparation

This video guides you through the information you need to prepare for products uploading on WooCommerce. We recommend preparing your products info onto an excel sheet. You may find this sample sheet useful: https://runaway.com.sg/2021/09/29/woocommerce-products-csv-format/ Information to prepare: Product Name Product Description Variations (Colors, Size, etc) Price per variation Weight (if your shipping cost calculation depends […]

DIY eCommerce Day 6 – Set up Payments Options for your WooCommerce store

This video guides you through setting up payments for your WooCommerce store. Go to “WooCommerce” > “Settings” > “Payments”. Set up your preferred payment methods here. Under “Recommended ways to get paid”, select the Payment Gateway you prefer to use. You may also use other Buy Now Pay Later solutions, or your local payment solutions. […]

DIY eCommerce Day 5: Enable Shipping calculations by Weight for WooCommerce

This video guides you on using a free flexible shipping plugin to set up weight based shipping on WooCommerce. This plugin is easy to install and set up. STEP 1 Go to “Plugins” > “Add New”. Search “Flexible Shipping”. Install the one with name “Table Rate for WooCommerce by Flexible Shipping”. Activate once installation is […]

DIY eCommerce Day 4: Setting WooCommerce Shipping

This video guides you through setting up shipping with WooCommerce’s default shipping settings. STEP 1 At WordPress backend, go to “WooCommerce” > “Settings”, then click on the Shippings Tab. Click on “Add Shipping Zone”. STEP 2 Fill in Zone Name in your own words, eg. “Local”, and then proceed to select the region(s) in the […]

DIY eCommerce Day 3: Set up WooCommerce Store

This video guides you through the initial setup for WooCommerce on WordPress. Go to “Settings” under “WooCommerce” at your website backend. You’ll see the General Settings page: Fill in your store’s General Information. Do note that all information here will be visible on your invoice, and do not include any information that you feel uncomfortable […]

DIY eCommerce: Secure your website with SSL

Most hosting providers offer free SSL certificates now, including Siteground. This video shows you how to set up your SSL certificate for your website, and ensure that it’s secure. Your URL will change from http to https if your website is secure. STEP 1 Login to your Siteground dashboard. Click on “Security” > “SSL Manager”. […]

DIY eCommerce: Get started on WordPress backend

This video shows you how to fill in your business General Information at WordPress backend – usually our first step when we start a website on WordPress. Go to “Settings” > “General”. Your Site Title will appear in Google Search results as well as on your website Tab next to your favicon. You Tagline may […]

DIY eCommerce: Access your Website Backend

Assuming you have signed up for hosting account and domain name via Siteground. This video guides you on getting to your WordPress backend from Siteground’s dashboard. STEP 1 Check your email from Siteground to get your login to Siteground dashboard. STEP 3 You’ll see this page: You do not need to go through with the […]

DIY eCommerce: Buy Hosting and Domain

We recommend Siteground because it is well recognized internationally, with data centers on 4 continents to fit your requirements. It’s very layman friendly, and provides 24 hours support. Since hosting with Siteground, our website has hardly any issues at all! They cover all grounds for you, be it security, speed, privacy, and even PHP updates […]

DIY eCommerce Intro

The Case for WordPress and WooCommerce for your eCommerce store: Using a self hosted website with WordPress and WooCommerce gives you better control of your website. If you set up your store with platforms like Shopify (where they host your website), they can possibly close your store without your permission, anytime. Imagine having built up […]