Website Builder: Set up your online store

This article provides you with steps to setup your Online Store with Website Builder.

 

 

 

Step 1 – Login to Website Builder

  • Please see our guide here on how to login to Website Builder from your Customer Zone.

 

 

Step 2 – Click on Login again on the start page.

Step 3 – Click on Site Editor then Store 

 

 

Step 4 – Configure Store Setup

 

  • The first time you visit the store page it will show you the Store setup window to guide you through the setup process

 

Step 5 – Configure Basic Information

 

Basic information

 

  • Click Basic Settings
  • This will take you to a page where you can add essential information about your store and you will need to make sure this is as complete as possible. 
  • Once you have filled in the relevant fields click the Save button to return to the setup process

 

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Step 6 – Add Payment Method

 

Add a payment method

  • Click Payment
  • On this page you will notice a list of third-party payment gateway that you can use. 
  • Pick a method that is appropriate for your business and follow the instructions provided. 
  • After you have successfully configured the payment gateway, you will be redirected to the setup process

 

 

Step 7 – Add Shipping Options

 

Add a shipping option

  • Before you can send products to customers you will need to specify one or more shipping options
  • On the store page, click the Shipping tab and then  add a shipping options

 

 

Shipping options explained

Shipping rate name – The name you provide here will be seen by customers using your website during the checkout process
Destination country – The country which this shipping method applies to
Courier – The name of the courier you will be using to send goods
Estimated delivery time – The amount of time it will take for the goods to reach the customer
Shipping cost – The amount to charge the customer for using this shipping method. Set to 0 if this shipping method is free
Apply rate based on weight – Enabling this option will allow you to charge shipping for an item that is within a specified weight range

 

 

Step 8 – Add your products

 

Add your first product

  • Click the Products option from the store setup checklist. 
  • Once you have added your product click the Save button and return to the Store setup option from the left-hand menu.

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Step 9 – Publish your  online Store 

 

Publishing your store

  • By default, your store will be in offline mode until you choose to publish it. 
  • To do this, click the Publish store button from the Store setup checklist. 
  • Once completed, your store will be online and visitors will be able to order products.

 

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