Getting Started with Studiocart

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We’ve created a course to help you master the basics of Studiocart. In 7 bite sized videos, you’ll learn everything you need to know to get set up and selling your products or services in minutes. 

It’s completely FREE and available to take anytime, at your own pace.

Read on to learn what’s involved.

Getting Started

There’s a few things you’ll need to prepare in advance before you begin the course.  

Here’s what you’ll need:

1. Install the Studiocart plugin and activate your license. Learn how in this document

2. Outline your main product, order bump and upsell offers

3. Create an account with one or more of the available payment gateways, Stripe, Paypal, Razorpay, Mollie or Square

4. Access the course via Studiocart>Resources in your WordPress Dashboard

How to Get Started with Studiocart

1. Create a Product

Once you have completed the steps above, you can create your first product in Studiocart. Starting with adding your product’s price and payment plan. 

In video 1, you’ll learn how to price your product and set up a payment plan using one of the available options including: free, one-time payment, recurring subscriptions and pay what you want.

2. Customize the Checkout Page

Next up you’ll need to create a checkout page. You can choose to use the default Studiocart page or create your own. Video 2 covers both how to customize the default Studiocart template and how to create your own unique page. 

If you would prefer to create your own checkout page we have a number of templates available to help you speed up the design process. To access the template library go to Studiocart > Resources in your WordPress Dashboard and select Get Templates.

3. Configure the General Settings and Set Up Payment Methods

In video 3, we walk through all of the Studiocart settings including general settings, payment methods, integrations, email, taxes and invoices. As mentioned above you will need to have an account with one or more of the available payment gateways.

All of the payment gateways support all payment plan types. Currently we have Stripe, PayPal, Square, Mollie and Razorpay available for you to use. Support for additional payment methods is coming soon.

4. Customize the Checkout Form Fields and Settings

This is where you tailor the checkout form to capture the information you need from your customers. The type of checkout form, contact and address information, login credentials, opt-ins and privacy policies are all set in the form field settings. Video 4 is a complete overview of all the various settings available to customize the checkout form to your needs.

5. Create Order Bumps and Upsells

Order bumps and upsells are a great way to offer additional products and services to get more sales out of existing traffic and increase your revenue.

If you’re not familiar with how they work, order bumps are offered on the checkout page in the form of a one-click add-on, while upsells are presented on a separate page as a yes or no offer immediately after the original purchase. You’ll learn all about how to create and connect them to your sales flow in video 5.

6. Create and Customize Your Thank You Page and Post Purchase Notifications

After your customers have purchased your product, they will need to know what to do and expect next. 

In video 6, you’ll learn how to create a thank you page. As well as conditional thank you pages, for if you want to display a different page depending on what your customers have purchased. You will also learn how to set up after purchase customer emails and admin notifications.

7. Integrate your Platforms and Apps

Lastly, video 7 covers everything you need to know to set up integrations with the other platforms you use to sell and deliver your products. It also explains the various trigger settings and how to use them to automate your system so you can sell your products and services 24/7.

And that’s it! That’s all it takes to setup your products in Studiocart and start selling on your own WordPress site. 

Got any questions?

We are always here and happy to help you. Email the support team at support@studiocart.co or post a question in our Facebook group Studiocart Community.

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