1. Preparation

– What is Woocommerce?
– Installation of the Woocommerce plugin
– Finding and installing a Woocommerce-compatible WordPress theme
– Creating a child theme
– Intruduction to menus and widgets
– Changing the permalink structure

2. Dummy product import

– Installation of the WP Importer Plugin
– Import of dummy products using the ‘dummy-data.xml’

3. The shop visitor view

– A quick look at the shop`s visitor view and its features

4. All WooCommerce settings in detail

– General settings & currency options
– Product settings
– Tax rates and settings
– Shipping options
– Integrating and setting up payment options
– Account & Privacy settings
– E-mail template customisation
– Advanced settings

5. Product creation and publishing

– Creating product categories
– Adding product information
– Formatting and adding product images
– The different product types explained (simple, grouped, variable, external)
– Product variations
– Downloadable and virtual products
– Grouped products and product bundles
– External and affiliate products
– Product reviews

6. Shop customisation

– Setting the shop homepage
– Setting the shop navigation (sub and mega menus)
– Sidebars and widgets
– Recommending products
– Activating / deactivating comments
– How to show / hide the “similar products” feature

7. Testing and selling

– Testing the shop
– Order processing
– Stock management
– Reports
– Vouchers

8. Useful Woocommerce extensions (free and commercial)

– WPML (run your shop in multiple languages)
– Table Rate Shipping (for customised shipping options)
– CSV Import Suite (bulk importing tool)
– E-mail Customizer (customise your Woocommerce e-mail templates)
– Contact Form 7
– WooCommerce PDF Invoices & Packing Slips
(generates PDF Invoices & Packing Slips ‘on-the-fly’

9. How to make WordPress / Woocommerce safer and faster?

– Configuring the wp-config.php
– Safe passwords
– Updating wordpress and WP-plugins
– Limiting user permissions
– Moving the login-page
– Wordfence
– iThemes security
– Other security strategies
– Expanding the WordPress memory limit

10. Legal considerations for website and shop owners

– A short overview of the legal obligations for website and shop owners
– Legal pages and information (privacy policy, return policy, company information etc)
– The new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)