Join Morten Rand-Hendriksen for an in-depth discussion in this video Testing the customer experience, part of WordPress Ecommerce: Easy Digital Downloads (2013).
Now that you've added Easy Digital Downloads to your site, configured it, added…products, and configured the overall site to work as an ecommerce site,…it's time to test it as if you were a customer.…That way you'll be able to identify any pain points, or things that don't work…right, and you'll be able to make sure that people who visit the site can buy the…products they actually want to purchase.…Before we do that though, let's take a quick look at the Settings again, to make…sure that everything is right.…I'll go back to my Dashboard and go to Downloads > Settings.…
And from here I'm going to make sure that Test mode is currently unchecked so…that I can ask the buy products, and I'm going to go into Payment Gateways and…check what payment gateways I currently have available.…I have PayPal, TestPayment, and Stripe all activated, which means I can test…for any one one of them.…Now if you're going to test for PayPal,…I'll reiterate that you need to use a PayPal sandbox account and not your real account;…
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