Apr 11

Creating an eCommerce Website With WixStores

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 02:21 — julie

Today we will be reviewing a new service from Wix called WixStores. As many of you probably know, Wix is a very powerful website builder that has been around for many years. Their new product, WixStores is something that many people have been waiting to use for a long time. If you are looking to create an eCommerce website, WixStores is a terrific option that allows you to do so. Let’s look over some of the features of WixStores and why it’s a great solution.

Mobile Optimized Store

Considering that Google is about to start counting mobile friendliness of a website as a major ranking factor, having your store mobile optimized is an absolute necessary. All WixStores come fully optimized for mobile devices, ensuring that you do not miss out on any potential orders and that you do not get penalized from search engines for having a website that is not mobile-friendly.

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Product galleries

Of course whenever you sell any product, you need to showcase it with high quality images. WixStores allows you to have product galleries to display all of your products. You can always change around the order of the images in the product gallery, to suit your needs. This is super easy to do. Through the WixStores Store Manager you can drag and reorder your store’s products according to however you see fit.

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Individual product pages

WixStores allows you to have individual pages for each of your products. On those pages you will see the product name, product (before and after discount), product gallery, product description, color choices, add to cart and even social sharing buttons to help you get more traffic to the product pages.You can add up to 20 images for each product. This is very useful because you can’t always describe your product fully with just 1 image.

Unlimited Flexibility with Store Design

WixStores has a very powerful store editor that allows you to change almost anything in your store.

– Customize the template. Choose from 100’s of stunning templates, all professionally designed.

– Customize backgrounds. There are more than 50 high quality backgrounds you can apply to any pages.

– Ability to add text, images, gallery, media, shapes & lines, buttons & menus, a blog, social buttons and even apps to your store.

– Pre-built color palettes that you can apply to your store + ability to put any custom colors.

– 15 awesome fonts that you can choose from

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Store Coupons

WixStores gives you the ability to create custom coupons that your visitors can use. You can specify the coupon name, and set the discount, the dates during which the coupon will be valid, and even a limit on how many uses you want the coupon to have. When creating the coupon, there are three choices you can choose from to determine your discount:

  • USD discount
  • % Discount
  • Free shipping

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Multiple Payment Methods

We all know that not everyone uses the same payment methods. That’s why Wix.com gives you the flexibility in determining your payment method. You can select a payment method from the following options:

  • PayPal
  • Authorize.net
  • Offline payment

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Order Tracking

WixStores gives you powerful order tracking, where you can view the order number, date, buyer’s name, products purchased, total amount of the order as well as its status.

This completes our review of WixStores. We’ve found WixStores to be a very powerful and yet simple to use solution for creating eCommerce stores. So what are you waiting for?

24-7 Support From Wix

In addition to all of the above, Wix offers 24/7 support so you can always get help with any questions you may have about your eCommerce store created with Wix. Visit their help center for a tons of tutorials and helpful to help you along the way.

Create Your Online Store With WixStores

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