In this post, we are going to learn how to add online E-commerce shopping store to your blogger blog. To build an online eCommerce blog we can use numberless eCommerce blogger templates, but in this post, I want to show how to convert your simple blogger blog a full featured online store, but this is a little bit tricky job to convert a simple blog to fully functional eCommerce blog. However, there is a plugin which called ECWID make your work easier and help you turn your blog into a professional online store, in a few minutes and you can sell every legal thing.
How to create an online E-commerce Shopping store in blogger
Follow the below step by step guide to creating an online store in blogger. Check live demo here.
1. Create account
To build your online store in blogger, first, you need to register a new account at ECWID.com. For quick registration, you can use your Facebook, PayPal or Google account.
2. Add products
Once you get an account, then you will be access to products dashboard. Where you can add products. Click on “add product” which available in the top menu.
Add the product price, picture, and name. Use “More powerful options” to add deep details about your products and then click on save button. In the next step, you will see your store demo with some pre-added products. So I suggest you delete these demo products by clicking delete button
3. Create online store
After adding products, simply click on “create store ” and Select “Yes, I have a website” button as shown in below screenshot and proceed to the next step.
In the next ecwid will be asking you that which platform you would use to create an online store. Since blogger isn’t listed in available these three platforms. So, click on ” other platform ” and proceed to next step.
4. Add ECWIS store your blogger blog
In this step copy the given code and then login to your blogger account and add a new page. Paste the copied code in the page HTML mode and publish the page. Now go back to ECWIS and click on proceed to next step.
5. Set the store URL
Insert your blog URL in given box and then click on proceed to next step.
6. Verify your geographic setting
Use the ” verify goal setting” to review your country, currency, and weight settings. To change the geo setting, simply click on the edit button.
7. Configure shipping
There are two options. If you are selling digital goods and services like software, themes, e-books etc. then you don’t need to set shipping and click on “disable shipping for products“. If you are selling physical goods then you need to set your shopping met hod and rates.
8. Setup Payment Method
After the completion of above all steps, now you need to set the payment method for your store. ECWID supports all popular payment methods. So, select a most suitable method to collect payment from customers. To set payment method click on ” get paid” if you want to use PayPal as a payment method then enter your verify email address.
Now you have created a free online store. You can upgrade your account to unlock more features and build more professional online store.
I hope this article will help you to create an eCommerce online store in blogger. lets me tell if you need more help in comment section.