How to Start an Online Store

Do you want to start your own online store?

We know that building an online store can be a terrifying thought, especially when you are not a techy. Well, you’re not alone. Here at WPBeginner, we’ve helped hundreds of users start their online store, so you’re in the right place.

In this article, we will show you how to easily start an online store.

Easily start an online store

What Do You Need to Start an Online Store?

There has never been a better time to start an online business than today.

Anyone with a computer can get started within a matter of minutes and without acquiring any special skills.

The three things you need to start an online store are:

  1. A domain name idea (this will be the business name of your online store i.e.
  2. A web hosting account (this is where your website lives on the internet)
  3. Your undivided attention for 30 minutes.

Yep, it is really that simple.

You can set up your own online store with WordPress in less than 30 minutes, and we’ll walk you through each step of the process.

In this tutorial, we will cover:

Ready? Let’s get started.

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