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How to Build an Online Store Step by Step 2020

How to Build an Online Store Step by Step 2020

Do you need to build your own online store by yourself?

All of us know building an online store is a not easy task or not a small task. Especially, if you do not have a good knowledge of web design and development, you have to face lots of problems in design and developing an online store for your business.

But, Don’t worry about that, Now you can get required every help in LankaTricks.

We build many of online store websites for our users, Then, we decided to make a fully complete guide for building an online store step by step by yourself.

The Things You Need to Start an Online Store

Today is the most suitable time to build your online store.

First of all, you have to collect the same required things to start building your own online store.

if you have a computer, That is the impotent thing to start your website without acquiring any special skills.

Following three things you need to start to build your online store by yourself.

  • A domain name idea for your website ( It is the name of your online store. Ex:, ).
  • A web hosting account to host your website (Web hosting is the place where your files placed on the Internet ).
  • Only about 1 hour of your undivided attention.

Building your own online store is really simple with this guide.

You can make your online store within one hour by using this step by step guide.

The following things are cover by this guide.

  • Register Your Domain Name for Free.
  • Select a best hosting for WooCommerce.
  • Get an SSL Certificate to your website for Free.
  • Install WordPress and Create a WooCommerce store.
  • Add Products in your Online Store.
  • Customize Your WordPress Theme and Extend functions of Your Online Store with Plugins.

Are you Ready? Let’s get started on our project.

Setting up Your Online Store Platform

Most users make same biggest mistake by selecting the wrong platform for their online web stores.

if you are following this guide, you will not be making that mistake.

Considering eCommerce platforms, There are two most popular platforms are available which we can recommend. These two are Shopify and WordPress with WooCommerce.

Considering Shopify, it is a fully hosted eCommerce solution and The basic package started at $29 / month. Shopify is a non-dispute solution for an online store where you can just login and starts selling.

The other side of Shopify is quite expensive and available payment options are limited unless you have to pay additional fees to get other payment options.

This is the reason most users are selecting WordPress with WooCommerce because it offers flexibility.

WordPress with WooCommerce requires some setup, but it is valuable for doing it in the long run.

The wooCommerce platform is the largest eCommerce platform in the world.

Here, we are going to teach how to setup an eCommerce store using WordPress with WooCommerce.

First, you need to Domain Name, Web Hosting and SSL certificate to setup your online store.

Domain name is an address where Internet users can access your website. Users can access your site by typing your website domain in their web browser. As examples of domain names are,,,, etc.

Web hosting is a service that allows organizations and individuals to post a website or web page on the Internet. Web hosting service provider is a business that provides the services and technologies required for the websites to be viewed on the Internet.

SSL Certificate is a small data file that digitally binds a cryptographic key to an organization’s details. Add a special security layer on your website by SSL certificate. Therefore, your website can accept sensitive information like credit card numbers and personal information. SSL Certificate is impotent to accept credit card payments on your website.

Usually, you can buy a domain name for $14.99 per one year, web hosting can buy for $7.99 per one month, and SSL certificate can get $69.99 per one year. So, That is the startup cost for building your online store.

According to my experiences in web development, I can recommend Bluehost is a hosting provider that can get an official WordPress and WooCommerce.

Initially, you can get started with a $5.45 per month plan.

So, Bluehost is one of the reputed web hosting companies, It begins in 1996.


Note: As lankaTricks, We would like to transparency. If you sign up with Bluehost by using our referral link, we can earn a small commission at no extra cost to you. And as a matter of fact, you can save your money and get a free domain.

Now, go ahead and buy your domain, Web Hosting, and SSL Certificate.

First, open Bluehost website in a new window by using this link.

Then click the get started button on the website.

Bluehost WordPress Hosting

Select the plan you needed on the next screen(Choice Plus is the recommended plan).

Then you come to the place that asks to enter your needed domain name. And click the Next button.

Setup your domain with bluehost

Then you can add your account information, finalize the package information, and payment information to complete the purchasing process On the next screen. So, you can see optional to add extras things that you can purchase with your package also.

But, Normally you do not need to purchase these in the initial stage. You can add extras later when you need it.

When completing your package purchasing process, you will receive an email with the information of your login of your web hosting control panel (cPanel).

Web hosting control panel is the place where you can manage everything including support, emails, among other things.

Then, Go ahead and login to your cPanel. You can greet with a pop-up informing that WordPress with WooCommerce is pre-installed on your website.

Install woocommece to bluehost

Here, you need to do is just click the button of “Login to your site”. Then, it will redirect to your WordPress Dashboard.

Good luck! Now you finished setting up your web hosting and also domain name. You can move to the next step of your online store. That will be setup your WordPress site.

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