Build a feature-rich and customizable store using Packt’s new WordPress E-Commerce book

March 2010 | WordPress

Packt is pleased to announce WordPress 2.9 E-Commerce, a new book that focuses on the integration of WordPress with the WordPress e-Commerce plug-in. Written by Brian Bondari, this book provides an easy to understand, step-by-step approach to installing, configuring, and using WordPress e-Commerce to run an online store.

WordPress is an open source blog publishing application powered by PHP and MySQL which can also be used for content management. First released in May 2003 by Matt Mullenweg as a fork of b2/cafelog, it has many features including a workflow, a plugin architecture as well as a templating system. Used by over 2% of the 10,000 biggest websites, WordPress is the most popular blog software that’s in use today.

WordPress 2.9 E-Commerce provides a simple approach to developing an effective online store. It guides developers through the initial stages of planning, plug-in installation and configuration, building product catalogs to sell, accepting payments for orders and dealing with taxes and shipping. Readers will also learn how to promote and market their new stores, handle customer accounts and staff roles, as well as deal with essential store security.

This book serves as a practical, step-by-step guide packed with screenshots to ensure one’s store is created and deployed successfully. By transforming WordPress into an intuitive and capable platform for e-Commerce, this book serves as a gateway to earning huge profits. In addition to this, readers can also create their own customizable shipping rates and connect to shipping companies such as USPS and UPS.

Those interested in using WordPress as the basis for a store that can sell physical items, downloads, or services will find this book beneficial. This book is out now and available from Packt. For more information please visit: - www.PacktPub.com/wordpress-2-9-e-commerce/book

WordPress 2.9 E-Commerce
Build a proficient online store to sell products and services

For more information, please visit: www.PacktPub.com/wordpress-2-9-e-commerce/book

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