180 - WooCommerce v other options - WP Builds Weekly WordPress Podcast

I don’t do eCommerce! So when David suggested that we carry about a debate about WooCommerce v’s other options, it was pretty clear which side of the fence I was going to defending! The opening of the podcast is about whether or not you should be involved with eCommerce at all. Yes, I know that lots of your clients want it, and there’s decent money to be had from building such sites, but there’s also the strain and stress that eCommerce websites bring that no others do. Upgrades can be problematic, restoring from a backup after something goes wrong, with orders still coming in is a nightmare, and it’s likely the only kind of website that you’re going to build which your clients are going to poking about in every single day – they break things and then, well, you know who they turn to for help! So just don’t do eCommerce… period! David diagrees, so I ought to let him have his say too, so listen to the podcast to find out wht he thinks…

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103 - Adam Preiser talks about making eCommerce easy with CartFlows

This week on the podcast we have a man that I have no doubt that you’ve seen before? He’s got a very popular YouTube channel called WP Crafter. It’s a channel in which Adam creates videos explaining how WordPress plugins and themes work. It’s really popular, like really popular. Okay so that’s why you’ve heard of him, but it’s not why he’s on the podcast today. The reason that he’s on is because of a new and interesting plugin that he’s selling called CartFlows which is going to change the way that you do eCommerce. Find out more…

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Getting more sales with Chris Mason from WooCurve

This week we chat to Chris Mason, the founder of a few plugins which extend WooCommerce. Making sales on the internet can be hard, and it’s made more difficult if the checkout process is not optimised as much as possible. If you run a WooCommerce store then you’ll know that the checkout process, whilst perfectly okay, doesn’t really allow you to upsell items. Well, WooCurve aims to make that a reality.

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Taking online payments, simply, with Phil Derksen from WP Simple Pay

If you’ve been using the internet lately (ha!), you’ll know that people use it to buy and sell things! Wow, amazing! Turns out that taking payments online is a seriously difficult thing to do, difficult that is to write the secure code that will ensure that transactions processed properly. Phil has built a WordPress plugin that allows you to really easily get up and running with Stripe payments.

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What the heck are WooCommerce going?

Today we had a carefully considered and mature debate about the removal of the 50% yearly discount on Woocommerce extensions. We also recorded today’s podcast which … erm… is not entirely like that. LISTENER DISCRETION IS STRONGLY ADVISED. That’s not because we use rude words… Nah, it’s simply that no-one can resist a warning and we don’t have an interesting guest for you this week.

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