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Shopify tutorial

Getting Started With Shopify

Shopify is one of the most powerful eCommerce platforms in the modern market, which offers retail businesses a variety of helpful features and ease of use. Businesses can easily set up their retail stores with just a few manipulations on the Shopify platform by following the Shopify tutorial we have made in this article.

Steps to get started with Shopify

Choose a pricing plan

Shopify offers retailers 4 pricing, ranging from $29 to $2000 per month as you may see from the following table. And you should choose the package that best fits in with your businesses.

Shopify pricing plans
Shopify pricing plans

Sign up for Shopify 

The very first and foremost step is having a Shopify account.

Visiting the Shopify website and clicking on the Get Started button then fill in your information to create your account.

Choose a theme

Initially, there is a default theme set up in the Themes page of your admin after creating an account with Shopify. If you want to change the theme, you are required to add another to the admin.

There two options for online retailer to add theme for your store, which are

  • Add a free theme from the admin
  • Buy a paid theme from Theme store

 Add a free theme

  • From the Shopify admin, you should go to Online Stores and choose Themes.
  • The Free themes section will appear. Then, click Explore free themes, which is located near the bottom of the page. Subsequently, you are offered every free theme developed by Shopify.
  • Choose your stores a suitable theme and choose the Add button to add the theme to the Themes page of your admin.

Add a paid theme

  • To adopt a paid theme, you should go to the Shopify theme and choose a suitable theme.
  • Then choose the Try theme to preview your stores.
  • If you want to customize the theme, choose the Customize theme at the bottom of the page.
  • If you have found your expected theme, choose the Buy theme button.
Shopify theme store
Shopify theme store

Set up domain 

  • First, online retailers are required to purchase a domain through Shopify. 
  • Then you should enable auto-renewal in order that your domain will not expire by any mistake.
  • Then set up the domain as your primary domain to display it on the browser, search result as well as social media platforms.
  • In order to help your customers easily contact you, don’t forget to set up an email forwarding your domain address.

Add products to your store

  • From the Shopify admin, you start with choosing the Products button and move to your Products page. Here, you click Add product.
  • The product page is somewhat similar to a WordPress website, where you can fill in every detail of your product such as title, description, price, vendor, images, prices, shipping details, weight, and more. These sorts of information will support you to find your products as well as support retailers to organize products later.
  • Finish this step by choosing Save product.

Conclusion

We hope that with the help of the Shopify tutorial, new retailers can easily and quickly create a Shopify retail store and gain first profit. 

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About the Author

Lani B.

Lani B.

Lani B. is a content marketing intern at ConnectPOS. Taking interests in the e-commerce retail business, she has been updating with new technology solutions that empower retailers to thrive in this competitive market.

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