Technology Hotspot & Salon                        eCommerce Plugins                             DukaPress, PHPurchase
Introduction                    Anca                         Tech Liminal  • Web Developer                        •   Tech...
Review Process•   What type of plugin?•   Feature Overview•   How products are managed•   How products are displayed•   Da...
DukaPress                                            Get it: http://dukapress.org•   Free eCommerce plugin - Donation-base...
DukaPress - Shop Settings                          Simple Options Panel covers                              a wealth of fe...
Product Management               Products are managed as Custom Post               Type with same categories as the rest o...
Product Management  Shortcode causes the product to be displayed                                       Product Options on ...
Product Page                 Images and               Descriptions are            automatically displayed               Re...
Category Grid                                     Shortcodes can be                                      used to display  ...
Shopping Cart•   Use widget to add to your    sidebar          www.techliminal.com   10   Content © 2011, Tech Liminal
Other Setup•   You have to set up your shopping cart, thank you page with appropriate    shortcodes.•   Help files are eas...
The Low-down•   Relatively Straightforward eCommerce system•   Easy to set up products•   Slightly clunky for getting a si...
PHPurchase -> Cart66                                    Get it: http://cart66.com•   Premium Plugin (single site, develope...
Pricing    www.techliminal.com   14   Content © 2011, Tech Liminal
Product Management                              No Product                              Categories...   www.techliminal.co...
Getting it on a page                               Add through Editor                               Button or shortcode   ...
Shopping Cart   www.techliminal.com   17   Content © 2011, Tech Liminal
Payment Configurations•   Supports SSL - For using    Gateways and PayPal Website    Payments Pro•          www.techlimina...
Recurring Subs w/ PayPal    www.techliminal.com   19   Content © 2011, Tech Liminal
Shopping Cart Widget•   Put your cart in your sidebar    or any widget area          www.techliminal.com       20   Conten...
Under the Hood•   New Database Tables•   API Integration w/ PayPal    Payments Pro•   Automatically creates    shopping al...
The Low-down•   Relatively Straightforward eCommerce system•   Good support through their forums•   Downloadable Documenta...
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WordPress for eCommerce - Dukapress, Cart66

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An overview of using Dukapress and Cart66 for selling stuff on your website. Originally presented at the East Bay WordPress meetup.

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WordPress for eCommerce - Dukapress, Cart66

  1. 1. Technology Hotspot & Salon eCommerce Plugins DukaPress, PHPurchase
  2. 2. Introduction Anca Tech Liminal • Web Developer • Technology Hotspot & Salon • Information Architect • Co-Working • 15 years of experience in • Workshops, Conferences technology & marketing orgs • Expert, friendly help with web & • Freelancer, Entrepreneur social media anca@techliminal.com www.techliminal.com 2 Content © 2011, Tech Liminal
  3. 3. Review Process• What type of plugin?• Feature Overview• How products are managed• How products are displayed• Dashboard Features www.techliminal.com 3 Content © 2011, Tech Liminal
  4. 4. DukaPress Get it: http://dukapress.org• Free eCommerce plugin - Donation-based• Physical and Digital Products• Product, Product Category pages• Related Product Options• PayPal, Credit Card options for payment. No PayPal Payments Pro.• Discount Management w/ Coupons• Inventory Management• Order Management (rudimentary)• Anonymous transactions (no accounts required) www.techliminal.com 4 Content © 2011, Tech Liminal
  5. 5. DukaPress - Shop Settings Simple Options Panel covers a wealth of features www.techliminal.com 5 Content © 2011, Tech Liminal
  6. 6. Product Management Products are managed as Custom Post Type with same categories as the rest of your site www.techliminal.com 6 Content © 2011, Tech Liminal
  7. 7. Product Management Shortcode causes the product to be displayed Product Options on a per-product basis Shortcode is needed to display a product or Product Grid on a page www.techliminal.com 7 Content © 2011, Tech Liminal
  8. 8. Product Page Images and Descriptions are automatically displayed Related Products from Category www.techliminal.com Content © 2011, Tech Liminal
  9. 9. Category Grid Shortcodes can be used to display products on any page of the site [dpsc_grid_display category=”1” total="12" column="3" per_page="4" type="duka" order="DESC"] www.techliminal.com 9 Content © 2011, Tech Liminal
  10. 10. Shopping Cart• Use widget to add to your sidebar www.techliminal.com 10 Content © 2011, Tech Liminal
  11. 11. Other Setup• You have to set up your shopping cart, thank you page with appropriate shortcodes.• Help files are easy to find and use www.techliminal.com 11 Content © 2011, Tech Liminal
  12. 12. The Low-down• Relatively Straightforward eCommerce system• Easy to set up products• Slightly clunky for getting a site to display everything• There are some themes that support DukaPress, but otherwise you have to create the CSS to display your storefront• Will display warnings if you turn on WP_DEBUG www.techliminal.com 12 Content © 2011, Tech Liminal
  13. 13. PHPurchase -> Cart66 Get it: http://cart66.com• Premium Plugin (single site, developer, etc)• What you can sell: • Physical, Digital Products • Memberships (recurring Payments)• Upload Products from spreadsheet• Supports PayPal, PayPal pro (communicate via API)• Support Forum www.techliminal.com 13 Content © 2011, Tech Liminal
  14. 14. Pricing www.techliminal.com 14 Content © 2011, Tech Liminal
  15. 15. Product Management No Product Categories... www.techliminal.com 15 Content © 2011, Tech Liminal
  16. 16. Getting it on a page Add through Editor Button or shortcode www.techliminal.com 16 Content © 2011, Tech Liminal
  17. 17. Shopping Cart www.techliminal.com 17 Content © 2011, Tech Liminal
  18. 18. Payment Configurations• Supports SSL - For using Gateways and PayPal Website Payments Pro• www.techliminal.com 18 Content © 2011, Tech Liminal
  19. 19. Recurring Subs w/ PayPal www.techliminal.com 19 Content © 2011, Tech Liminal
  20. 20. Shopping Cart Widget• Put your cart in your sidebar or any widget area www.techliminal.com 20 Content © 2011, Tech Liminal
  21. 21. Under the Hood• New Database Tables• API Integration w/ PayPal Payments Pro• Automatically creates shopping all needed pages (cart, thank you, etc)• Does not store Credit card numbers (only PayPal) www.techliminal.com 21 Content © 2011, Tech Liminal
  22. 22. The Low-down• Relatively Straightforward eCommerce system• Good support through their forums• Downloadable Documentation!• Easy to set up products - Product Import is GREAT• No support for Product Categories or automatically listing the products on pages• You are responsible for the CSS for displaying your products www.techliminal.com 22 Content © 2011, Tech Liminal

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