Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Initial configuration, part of WordPress Ecommerce: Easy Digital Downloads (2013).
Now that Easy Digital Downloads is installed--and before we start configuring the…settings for the plugin itself-- it's a good idea to do some initial…configurations to your site to include the new features.…What I mean by that is if you look under Pages right now, you'll see that Easy…Digital Downloads has added some new pages for us.…We have a Checkout page, a Purchase History and Transaction Failed page, and we…also have a Purchase Confirmation page.…But if I go to the front page, you'll see that because we created a new menu, we…don't have links to all these items.…
So what I need to do is add the new items into my menu.…So I'll go to Appearance and Menus, and here is my existing menu, and now I want…to add those new features.…You see they appear here, under Pages.…You have Checkout, Purchase History, Transaction Failed, so…I'm going to add those first, and then make the hierarchy like this, and then I'll…also add in the Purchase Confirmation.…Now I can reorganize these so that it looks good.…
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