There a variety of reasons which explain why Shopify becomes such a popular platform. One of the biggest reasons perhaps is its quick and easy setup. Just within few clicks and little typing, you can create an online store and start making sales.
It is unbelievable that the process could be that easy. Just follow our tutorial right below:
Go to Shopify website and tap on the “Get Started” button on the top-right corner, then enter your email address, password and store name. When you’re done, click “Next”.
Now you are on a page where you can tell about yourself by choosing answers for suggested questions. Once you complete, tap on “Enter my store button”.
Then you will be asked if you’d like to make an online store. If your answer is yes, tick that option and click “Next”.
You will be brought to a new page which requires details about your address such as your name, phone number, name of street, city, etc. This is to configure currencies and tax rates. Click on “Enter my store” when you complete.
This time, you can take advantage of Shopify backend where detailed and simple guides for every step of the setting up process are provided. Since you are in the step of adding products, click on “Add product” in the first heading.
Once you tap on that button, it will direct you to a page where you need to enter product details like title, description, pricing, etc. After that, hit “Save” and the product you just created are now ready to show up on the Product page.
Store look is very important in which it creates the first impression for visitors of your site, so, go back to the main dashboard and tap on “Customize the Look of Your Site button” which then enables you to customize anything from logos to colors.
After that, tap on “Visit the Theme Store” right under the heading “Try a new theme”, you will be taken to the Shopify Theme Store where offers hundreds of beautiful themes for you to choose from:
If you click on “Visit the Theme Store” right under the heading “Try a new theme”, you will be taken to the Shopify Theme Store where offers hundreds of beautiful themes for you to choose from:
Now that you have got your desired store design, it’s time to set up a domain and allow it to be seen.
Go back to “Online store” tab and click on “Add a domain” section. You will be asked whether you want to import an existing domain or purchase a new one.
If you choose to buy a new one, after entering the web domain, you will be asked to fill in the billing information. Once the transaction is done, your website will be activated and people can see it when they go to that domain.
The last step after you’ve set up a web domain is activating your Payment Professor. To do that, heading into the “Payments” section in the store dashboard. This will open dozens of payment processors for you to choose from such as PayPal or Authorize.net. Just follow the guide till your payment processor get activated. After that, your site will be ready to accept customer payments and put them into an account.
After you have walked through all the steps, it’s time to make your store live. Tap on the “Launch Website” button and you now have your own Shopify store.
Hope that this tutorial helps!