Instant E-commerce with OpenCart: Build a Shop [Instant]


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  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results
  • Install and configure OpenCart correctly
  • Tackle difficult tasks such as payment gateways, shipping options, product attributes, and managing orders
  • Boost your sales by offering discounts, coupons, and voucher codes for your customers

Book Details

Language : English
eBook : 70 pages
Release Date : April 2013
ISBN : 1782169687
ISBN 13 : 9781782169680
Author(s) : Murat Yilmaz
Topics and Technologies : All Books, CMS and eCommerce, Instant, e-Commerce, Open Source

Table of Contents

Preface
Instant E-commerce with OpenCart: Build a Shop
  • Instant E-commerce with OpenCart: Build a Shop
    • Installation (Simple)
    • Adding categories and subcategories (Simple)
    • Adding products (Intermediate)
    • Adding product attributes (Simple)
    • Adding product options (Simple)
    • Adding tax data (Simple)
    • Configuring general shop settings (Simple)
    • Configuring payment models (Intermediate)
    • Configuring shipping methods (Intermediate)
    • Offering coupons and discounts (Intermediate)
    • Managing orders (Intermediate)
    • Managing customers and users (Simple)
    • Localization (Simple)
    • Managing affiliates (Simple)
    • Offering voucher codes (Simple)
    • Learning to use modules (Simple)
    • Implementing SEO for our shop (Intermediate)
    • Changing layouts and templates (Intermediate)
    • Managing shop backups and restores (Simple)

Murat Yilmaz

Murat Yilmaz is a software developer and an online entrepreneur who lives in Antalya, Turkey. He has over 10 years of experience in different IT fields, including development of web-driven solutions, large databases, and OLAP systems. He has worked in several multinational companies in Istanbul and Moscow as a consultant. He currently runs his own blog and an e-commerce and online advertising network. He holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Marmara University at Istanbul. He spends his free time playing progressive rock songs, online chess, and reading scientific books.

He has also authored two other books, OpenCart 1.4: Beginner's Guide and OpenX Ad Server: Beginner's Guide.

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What you will learn from this book

  • Learn how to install OpenCart and add products to your online catalog
  • Build vivid descriptions for your catalog of products
  • Maximize your sales by configuring your online shop with templates and modules
  • Accept payments such as Paypal
  • Offer a multitude of shipping rates and options
  • Using affiliate marketing to increase sales and integrate banners
  • Create vouchers and discount codes to entice more customers to your online shop
  • Manage product attributes to help customers find the product they are really looking for

In Detail

For years, starting an e-commerce shop was considered a hard task with the need of a significant amount of money, time, and resources. OpenCart makes this process easier and enables anyone to create an attractive and profitable e-commerce solution. This concise guide will show you how to create a robust and striking online store with OpenCart.

"Instant E-Commerce with OpenCart: Build a Shop" teaches you how to build your own online shop with step-by-step, easy-to-follow instructions. You will learn how to install, configure, and customize your own shop in order to create an attractive and fully functional store in no time. If you have always wanted to create an online shop, but don’t know how, then this book is for you!

In "Instant E-Commerce with OpenCart: Build a Shop", you will be taken through the required steps to create an awesome e-commerce solution. This book starts by showing you how to correctly set up and install OpenCart, before moving on to creating products and their attributes.

If the world of payment gateways and shipping options sounds complicated, don’t worry. This guide will take you through the essentials required to set up and manage how your customers are going to pay for and receive their orders! Finishing with vouchers, templates, and SEO, this book will ensure you end up with a powerful, attractive, and profitable online store.

Approach

Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks. "Instant E-Commerce with OpenCart: Build a Shop" is written in a friendly, helpful style which takes you through several distinct recipes, all geared to getting you started with OpenCart and selling your products as quickly and as efficiently as possible. The only thing you need to bring to the table is a desire to sell your products online.

Who this book is for

"Instant E-Commerce with OpenCart: Build a Shop" is for anyone who wants to learn how to quickly set up, configure, and manage an online shop with OpenCart. Regardless of whether you are technically skilled or not, this book will show you how to create a fully functioning e-commerce solution.

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