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How to Turn WordPress Blog into an Online Store or e-Commerce Site

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Do you know that you can actually turn your WordPress blog into an online store? Yes with a few clicks on the mouse, you can easily build your own shopping cart site and start making money online. All you need is help from a plugin called WP e-Commerce.


The WP e-Commerce shopping cart plugin for WordPress is an elegant, easy to use, and fully featured shopping cart application suitable for selling your products, services, and or fees online. It is perfect for:

  • Bands & Record Labels
  • Clothing Companies
  • Crafters & Artists
  • Books, DVDs & MP3 files

Similar to other plugins, WP e-Commerce can be directly installed from your admin area. After installing it, you can manage various aspects of your online store from the “Store” menu at the sidebar.


For example, you can click “Product” tab to check your available products and to add a new product.


Once you’ve set up the plugin, you can complement it with a matching theme. Simply search for them using a search engine as there are many WordPress themes specifically designed to accommodate WP e-commerce plugin. Beside that you can also search for additional e-commerce plugins to complement the original. So are you prepared to give it a try? Just familiarize the plugin by doing some experiments, we believe that you will find it as simple as writing a blog post. If you know more plugins, please feel free to share with us. For more info, visit plugin official website or developer site. You can also find more e-commerce plugins at our another post – Top WordPress eCommerce or Shopping Cart Plugins.


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