May 052014

WordPress eStore Plugin Settings Part One Plugin tutorial shows you how to setup a shopping cart. This plugin has many features to help you setup a shopping cart.

Last Updated: June 7, 2021

Latest News: Updated the documentation.

What You Need:

  • WordPress eStore (Note: This is an affiliated link = I get a small commission if you make a purchase.)

WordPress eStore Plugin Settings Part One

Step 1 ) The following image displays the admin menu. The menu allows you to click, check and set up the following plugin areas.

eStore Menu

  • Manage Products
  • Add/Edit Products
  • Categories
  • Stats
  • Settings
  • Admin Funcitons
  • Coupons/Discounts
  • Manage Customers
  • Add/Edit Customers


Quick Usage Guide

Step 2 ) Go to WP eStore -> Settings -> General Settings tab to begin making changes to the settings.

The following image Quick Usage Guide shows you a few sample shortcodes you can use to add your items to your store. There is a link for you to check shortcodes and functions, which provides a full list of shortcodes and functions you can use.


General eStore Settings

Step 3 ) The following General eStore Settings allows you to set up the following options.

  • Language.
  • Currency Code.
  • Currency Symbol.
  • Variation Addition Symbol.
  • Terms and Conditions Page URL.


Step 3-a ) The following image allows you to set up the following options.

  • Show Terms and Conditions Checkbox. There are three options here so pick all or only the ones you need.
  • Enable Lightbox effects on Images.
  • Enable Smart Thumbnail Option.
  • Products Per Page Limit.


General Image and Page URL Settings

Step 4 ) The following image General Image and Page URL Settings allows you to set up the following options.

  • Add to Cart Button Text or Image.
  • Sold Out Button Text or Image URL.
  • Products/Store Page URL.
  • Return URL.
  • Cancel URL.


Shopping Cart Specific Settings

Step 5 ) The following image Shopping Cart Specific Settings allows you to set up the following.

  • Shopping Cart Widget Title
  • Shopping Cart Header
  • Text or Image to Show When the Cart is Empty
  • Display Continue Shopping Link
  • Do Not Show Quantity in Shopping Cart
  • Checkout Page
  • Automatic redirection to checkout page


Step 5-a ) The following image allows you to set up the following options.

  • Allow Shopping Cart Anchor
  • Hide Shopping Cart Anchor
  • show Compact Cart in Widget
  • Show Quantity Update Button
  • Enable Fancy Redirection On Checkout
  • Enable Save And Retrieve Cart Feature
  • Enable Checkout Amount Limitations (optional)


Click on the following link Settings Part Two  to continue with the set up.

I will be updating this post from time to time. So keep coming back for more.


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