WordPress eCommerce Site Development and Security for Non-Coders
Trainer’s Note: This tutorial features video clips from TekWorx.Training’s exclusive webinar sessions on WordPress eCommerce Site Development and Security. Each video clip comes with text contents, links to relevant tools, templates, or other training materials. These will help you understand each topic easily and apply the lessons learned accordingly.
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The Resource Person: Bert Padilla is a Certified E-Commerce Trainer. He’s also an online entrepreneur operating TekWorx.Digital. In 2018, he started sharing his online expertise as Trainer and Resource Person for one of the programs of the government’s Department of Information and Communications Technology or DICT. Inspired to help more and more Filipinos through digital training, Bert launched TekWorx.Training in early 2019.
As the digital industry continues to evolve, it is surprising to know that many companies, entrepreneurs, or even freelancers still do not have a website for an online presence.
If you do not have one, you are losing out on the opportunity to grow your business!
Furthermore, digital professionals and MSMEs should learn how to attractively portray themselves. Using a website as a platform can effectively market their services or products online.
Why Create an E-Commerce Website?
When people shifted from interpersonal connections to internet connections, so did the world of commerce. According to We Are Social’s Digital 2020 Report, the Philippines is still the world’s heaviest internet user with the average Filipino spending 9 hours and 45 minutes online every day. MSMEs and entrepreneurs should take advantage of this information by transitioning to eCommerce.
As a result, given the Filipino consumer’s digitally-driven lifestyle, companies have to adapt to generate revenue.
As an astute entrepreneur, you should know who your target buyers are. Today, most of the customers and clients are using the internet to look for products and services. Now, what if they are unaware of your business and what you can offer? In other words, without an online presence, your product or service is easily substituted with somebody else’s.
Having your own website can give your customers an idea of what you have to offer; thus, drawing them in for more.
The following pages below walk you through insightful video tutorials, which I originally teach for DICT’s DigitalJobsPH program for the course WordPress Website Development. This is 1 of the 17 Modules of my WordPress Website Development and Freelancing program, and also 1 of the 20 Modules of my eCommerce and Digital Marketing Bootcamp and Mastermind. While this is just 1 Module, the entire contents should be enough for you to learn how to develop your first website!
The Table of Contents
Now, let’s get into the main contents of this WordPress Development tutorial. I suggest that you bookmark this page, so you can go back to it later when you take a break or grab a coffee. You may also use the Previous-Next buttons below to easily navigate through each topic.
How to Get Started
Lesson 1: Why WordPress as an E-Commerce Platform?
Lesson 2: About Domain Name
Lesson 3: The SSL
Lesson 4: About Web Hosting
Lesson 5: Domain Name Registration
Lesson 6: Setting up CloudFlare and Changing DNS
Lesson 7: Installing WordPress CMS
Lesson 8: Installing WordPress Themes
Lesson 9: Installing WordPress Plugin
Lesson 10: How to Install, Setup, and Activate SSL
Lesson 11: The Sitemap and Wireframe for Web Designing
Lesson 12: Web Designing using Elementor
BONUS 1: Full Tutorial Video
BONUS 2: Mastermind Session Video
Your Turn! (a Task)