In this course, the learner will be walked through setting up the design of the store, adding products, configuring shipping and taxes and integrating with Payment Gateways.
The learner will also be able to sell different types of products, from normal physical products such as handbags and boutique sets, to digital products such as e-books, audio and video.
We will also explore eCommerce-specific web design principles, best practices and explore the necessity of having good site structure and navigation. At the end, the student should have a beyond primary understanding of what an eCommerce platform is, how to build one, and how best to manage it.
0 | Orientation Module
1 | Getting Started
2 | Setting up Shop with WooCommerce
3 | Add Products
4 | Setting up Shipping and Taxes
5 | Payment Gateways
6 | Managing Users, Sales and Orders
7 | Testing and Further Optimization
8 | Wrap Up
Musa Dhlamini is a serial Internet Entrepreneur with a number of online establishments, ranging from eCommerce stores to creative agencies dabbling in Design and Web Development. He has over 10 years of experience in Design, Digital Marketing and Web Development.
His design agency, Lion Creative, has done work for the Government, and prime-time’s shows and celebrities like Skeem Saam and Donald, (the Singer). He’s also the sole founder and managing director of a niche and WordPress-specific web development agency called WhizzPress, where he oversees local and international WordPress and WooCommerce projects. Prior to his current interests, he co-founded a Digital Marketing firm called Paybook, which led to his interest in eCommerce and how innovative Digital Marketing solutions could help accelerate online sales.
He’s a self-taught and dynamic Full-stack Web Developer with an insatiable desire to explore, learn and create.
He holds a Bachelor of Sciences (BSc) degree from the University of Cape Town, completing a double-major in Mathematical Statistics and Economics. When Musa is not coding, designing or marketing, he spends his time binge-watching documentaries, reading and dreaming of the next big thing!
This online short learning programme will be facilitated by an industry subject matter expert, who will share their experience and in-depth knowledge throughout the programme. Your Online Course Facilitator will contribute to Discussion Forums and provide you with in-depth feedback on all your assessments.
To successfully access and complete this course, you will be required to have a registered email account, access to a computer/laptop/tablet and stable internet connection. You will be required to be familiar with using a computer as you may need to be able to read and download documents in Adobe PDF Reader, view Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, and read and create documents in Microsoft Word.
Please note: Google and YouTube may be used in our online course delivery. If any of these services are blocked in your jurisdiction, you may have difficulty in accessing our course content.