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How to Choose the Right WordPress Shopping Cart – Part 13 – Overview of Shopp

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The next WordPress Shopping Cart to discuss is Shopp. I have been working with Shopp for a number of years and I have a quite a bit of instruction on the site on how to use Shopp. It’s a paid plugin by shoppplugin.net and it costs $55 per site which includes 1 year of support

When to Use PayPal, WP eStore or Shopp

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In this session we discuss when to use PayPal, WP eStore or Shopp for your products. We discuss each system in detail and which is good for single products, digital products, multiple products, sales tax issues, complex shipping and ease of displaying products. Member: Well, in general, I have 2 clients now that made a

How to Manually Install an Upgrade to Shopp

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In this session we discuss how to manually install an upgrade to Shopp when the automatic installation fails. We backup a single Wordpress installation with BackupBuddy and exclude some of the directives that don’t need to be backed up. We also show how to detach the key from the site and manually enter the key

Lesson 9 – Part 4 – Upgrade Customization Files

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Rick: However, we have done a bunch of customization to this. That’s really the next thing we have to do then is update the templates with the new templates while at the same time, preserving those templates that we changed. If we come back over and look at the themes, Thesis 1.8.2, Shopp and we

Lesson 9 – Part 2 – Perform the Automatic Upgrade

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Now we’ll come over to our plugins. I’ll go to installed plugins and this should have Shopp so it says there’s a new version of Shopp. We’re going to use the automatic upgrade and if it doesn’t work then we’ll use the FTP version. If it does work, we’re good. Finishing the Shopp upgrade, now

Lesson 9 – Upgrade to Shopp 1.2.1

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In this final lesson of our Build an Online Store Using Shopp we show how to upgrade to Shopp 1.2.1. We begin with backing up the site which is our standard recommendation for all upgrades. Then we upgrade Shopp and the addons we used for this site, Authorize.net, USPS and Amazon S3. We move on

How to Add Shopp Products to Your Sitemap

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In this session we show how to add Shopp products to your sitemap by changing XML Sitemap Generator settings. We rebuild the sitemap manually after including custom post type products. Member:  Do I have to go back to the sitemap and say, create a new one? Rick:  No, I don’t think you do. But let’s

A Suggestion for Adding Shopp Products to Google Merchant Center

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In this session we discuss a suggestion for adding Shopp products to Google Merchant Center. The merchant center gives you the ability to tie all of your Google products together around products. To do this you need to supply Google with the list of products in a form that it wants. We suggest the use

Can I Use Shopp with a Membership Plugin?

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In this session we discuss using Shopp with a membership plugin and which ones can be integrated with it. Shopp can be configured so that it creates customers who have accounts and they can purchase products from that account but it doesn't have a membership component. Shopp is only designed to sell products. We suggest

Adding Shopp Pages to the Menu in Shopp 1.2

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In this session we demonstrate how to add shopp pages to the Menu in Shopp 1.2. We first discuss where to find the Shopp pages and then put a custom link on the WordPress Menu. We have a full course discussion on How to Build an Online Store Using Shopp version 1.9 here Build an

Lesson 7 – Part 6 – Managing Customer Information

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Helen:  What happens if the shipping is wrong? I mean, wrong enough to make you need to change it. Is there any way that we can change their order later? Rick:  Absolutely. That actually brings us to the next part of the conversation which is managing the customer information because you’ve got this order section

Lesson 7 – Part 5 – Managing Order Fulfillment

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Obviously, the transaction went fine, right? There’s really not any difficulty in configuring the transaction to work properly as long as you’ve got your authorize.net login id and your transaction key here. If you’ve got both of those things correctly entered in then the authorize.net transaction should go very smoothly. However, Shopp gives us some

Lesson 5 – Part 1 – Product Images In Shopp

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Well, good evening everybody and welcome to this 5th seminar on how to build an online store using Shopp. Tonight is going to be a very technical night because we are finally going to discover why I describe Shopp as the Thesis of eCommerce plugins because Shopp is designed to be customized. It has lots

Lesson 2 – Part 8 – Shopp System Settings

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Now we’ll talk about the system. The system settings starts off by talking about where you’re going to store your images and where you’re going to store your files. Tonight we’re not going to actually use Amazon S3 instead we are going to start off using a file system. Automatically, you are granted the ability