Creating A Drop Ship Store With Managed WordPress

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You can quickly create an ecommerce store with Managed WordPress services from features an Ecommerce plan for Managed WordPress which automates the process of setting up an ecommerce store in WordPress and the SSL Certificate, this guide will walk you through the process of creating an ecommerce store manually.

WordPress is built on a number of plugins which allow you to expand WordPress, including to add a full-featured online store. WordPress even makes it easy to create mobile ecommerce stores that are accessible via both computers and phone and tablet browsers.

In addition to Managed WordPress, for an ecommerce store, you’ll want to add an SSL Certificate.

WooCommerce is a versatile plugin from the makers of WordPress which creates ecommerce stores which can sell everything from site memberships, digital goods, and physical merchandise. Another key feature of WooCommerce, is the ability to be expanded to include a wide-range of payment providers and third-party Print-On-Demand and Drop Ship Fulfillment providers; allowing you to create products on demand and ship them directly to your customers when they order them.

Choosing a payment provider:

  • Square: Square allows you to accept payments in-person with mobile phone readers, online, and manual processing.
  • Stripe: Stripe allows you to accept credit card and automated clearing house check payments via web checkout.
  • PayPal: PayPal allows you to accept bank, debit or credit card account payments via web checkout.

Choosing a products provider:

  • Printful: Printful provides Print-On-Demand clothing, and more that can be customized by print or embroidery.
  • Spocket: Spocket is a drop-shipping marketplace with new products being regularly added.
  • Gooten: Gooten provides Print-On-Demand clothing, art, household and more that can be customized by print with your designs.
Joseph Alex Martin is a Copeland Center-certified Mental Health Recovery including Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) Advanced Level Co-Facilitator. Joseph began utilizing his own WRAP in 2008 following his certification as a Peer Support Specialist. Joseph was a Certified Peer Support Specialist in Pennsylvania for 9 1/2 years, and is now living in New Jersey and working in New York. In his role as a Certified Peer Support Specialist, Joseph supports the recovery of his peers in their plans to take action to recover wellness in their lives.