Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Configuring the store front page, part of WordPress Ecommerce: Easy Digital Downloads (2013).
Now that you have Easy Digital Downloads set up and you have products to sell,…you can start configuring your storefront page to ensure your visitors find what…they're looking for right away.…I've added some extra products here so that you can see what I'm talking about better.…I have added a bunch of products in three categories.…The categories are City Guides, like the first one we added, and then we also have…recipes and live cooking classes.…Now the challenge becomes making a front page that drives people to these…different categories.…
The problem is, because of how Easy Digital Downloads works, there is no default…front page index that we can use.…What we have here is the archive page for all the different products and it just…shows every single product, but it says ARCHIVES on the top and we can't assign…this as the front page, because of how WordPress works.…What we have to do instead is place something else on the front page that can…drive your visitors to the right places.…By defaults, all WordPress sites use the blog as the front page, and here you'll…
Want to learn more about ecommerce with WordPress before jumping in? Check out the first course in this series where Morten explores other WordPress solutions, WordPress Ecommerce: Core Concepts.
- What is Easy Digital Downloads?
- Installing Easy Digital Downloads
- Setting up your store
- Configuring payment options
- Adding product data
- Testing the customer experience
- Receiving and managing orders
- Creating reports and discount codes