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Step by step guide to start your online Shopping store (e commerce website)

 

Online Shopping website is also know as E commerce website or online store. With this article anyone can start his own shopping website (online store) with low cost and without web designing knowledge . To start your own shopping website and sell products on it , you have basic requirements .

  1. Buy a domain name
  2. Hire web hosting
  3. Hire Payment Gateway

 

Create Your own online store (shopping website)

Buy Domain Name

To create your own E commerce website buy a domain name . This is the first requirement to create a website. Domain name is a unique name of each website . Domain name registration charges are annual .

Example : www.ebay.com . In this string ebay.com is domain name .

Click on the links to learn what is domain name and how to register a domain name .

 

register-domain-name

Hire web hosting

Second requirement is web hosting . Web hosting is a space on server or computer on which your website is running . Web hosting charges are annual . It must be renew every year .

Web Hosting on server
Web Hosting on server

After hire web hosting , web host give you a Cpanel URL , User name and password . User can login to cpanel using url and login it by using these credentials . Before select web hosting you can learn more about web hosting

What is Web Hosting

Hire payment gateway

Payment gateway is a an application ,used to receive or send payments on shopping website . Payment gateway is require to accpect payment from different type of debit cards , credit cards ,net banking etc .There are many secure and low pricing payment available on internet such ccanenue , Payumoney , Billdesk , Paypal etc .Check and compare the service providers and cost before choose .

User can choose one of these or multiple payment gateways . When you hire this service , service provider technical team help to integrate this payment gateway on your website .

After these three step you are ready to create and start your shopping website .

Install Shopping cart software on Your Domain

Login to your cpanel provided by your web host . In the Cpanel softaculous installer is available . Softaculous is a auto script installer . There are tens of free e commerce softwares are available in softaculous Such as prestashop , joomla , abantecart , Magento ,Woo commerce etc . Choose of these by click on it .

With some clicks this software is installed on your domain . These softwares are ready to use shopping carts . After install one of these software , ask to your payment gateway provider to integrate it your website .

Upload Products On Your Online Store (Shopping Website)

Will a little practice anyone can operate these shopping cart software and run his own online store .

It is not difficult to upload your products on it . Now your online shopping website is live and your can sell your products from it . Upload your product catalog ,images and prices  .

In this article you learn a short description how to create your online store . For more details click on the links .