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WebsiteBuilder: How to Setup Your Store

Once you have added an Ecommerce Plan for your WebsiteBuilder, now is the time to get things on board. This article will walk you through the experience of setting up your WebsiteBuilder Store.

Getting Started
Step 1: Add a Product
Step 2: Add Store Information
Step 3: Add Payment Method

Getting started with your WebsiteBuilder Store:
  1. Log in to your Domains Dashboard.
    Login to your Domains Dashboard
  2. On the dashboard, select the domain where your WebsiteBuilder is situated.
    There are two views in the Domains dashboard - the Card and List views. Click on the view icons to switch to your preferred view. 
    Card View, click Manage
  3. Choose the domain you wish to modify.  
    In the Card view, click the domain's Manage button.

    Domain Dashboard - Card View

    In List view, click the domain or its gear icon on the right-hand side.

    Domain Dashboard - List View

  4. On the left pane, click on WebsiteBuilder, under Site Builders.
  5. To launch your WebsiteBuilder Editor, click Manage Site.
    Manage Site
  6. Analyze where you want to place the store section on your website, then hover your mouse to the plus sign that says Add Section.
    Add Section
  7. A categorized list of sections will slide on the left, then click on Store under Recommended. 
    Store Section
  8. Hover your mouse over sliding options on the right pane. Look for Manage Store.
    Manage Store
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Step 1: Add a Product

  1. First, click let's do it to add your first product. 
    Adding your first product
  2. Then, select the type of product you would like to add to your store.
    Product Type
  3. Next, you will add in your Product Details. Remember to put enough details here to explain your product and encourage them to purchase. You can preview the details in the right-hand panel as you add them and click Continue when ready to proceed.
    Product Details
  4. Now to upload your product images. You can choose between Stock Photos or Uploading Your Own.
    Upload your product images
  5. Continue to the next screen to enter your shipping preferences. You can now choose between a Flat Rate and Free Shipping for each product you add. Note: You can also set up Integrated Shipping from the advanced settings when Managing Store. 
    Shipping preference
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Step 2: Add Store Information
  1. To add your store information, click Let's do it.
    Add your store information
  2. Enter your Business Information, then hit Continue.
    Enter your Business Information
  3. You can select how you tax your customers. It can be done automatically by clicking Continue or Set up taxes later if you want to configure. "Setting up automatically" allows the store to calculate taxes based on location. 
    Tax Preference

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Step 3: Add Payment Method
  1. To set up your payment method, hit Let's do it.
    Set up your payment method
  2. Paypal is the recommended default option available during onboarding. Note: the store cannot be published in the editor until you set up a payment provider. You will see a pop-up in the editor that indicates that the store setup is not complete until a payment provider is selected.
  3. Process your PayPal account by selecting either the email address on file, a different email or if you happen to have an existing Paypal account.
    Set up your Paypal
  4. Once correctly set up, you will navigate to a confirmation screen. Hit Continue to access the Store.
    Confirmation Screen
  5. Congratulations! You have set up your WebsiteBuilder Store. 
    Store Page

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