Creating an online store with Hostinger Website Builder is easy! Follow the below steps to get started 👇
Step 1 – Enable and Set Up the Online Store Platform
Start with enabling the eCommerce platform on your website. This way, you'll get access to the store management area. There, you'll create products, set up payment and shipping methods, manage orders, and customize all the store settings.
Step 2 – Create Products
You may create up to 500 products and each of your products may have up to 50 options. The eCommerce platform supports physical products, digital products, services, donations, and appointments. To create products, go to the Products section in your store management area.
Step 3 – Display Products on Your Website
Once you create products, product pages are created automatically. However, remember that products are not automatically displayed on your website. Use product sections to display products on your website pages.
Step 4 – Set Up Payment Methods
Step 5 – Set Up Delivery Methods
You can create an unlimited number of shipping zones and up to 20 shipping options per shipping zone. To set it up, go to the Store settings → Shipping.
Step 6 – Check the General Store Settings
In the store management area, access the Store settings and make sure to double-check the following:
Step 7 – Check the Shopping Bag Settings
Step 8 – Customize the Website to Match Your Brand Style
Style your website to represent your brand well. If you're not sure where to start, you may follow these guidelines: How to Customize a Website Template
Additionally, take a look at these articles:
How to add Legal Pages (ToS, Refund Policy, etc.)
Step 9 – Check the SEO Settings
SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. In short, SEO is about how well your website performs in search engines like Google. It depends on many various factors: quality of your content, accessibility, website speed, mobile optimization, keywords, and so on. Learn more: SEO settings, Product SEO settings
Step 10 – Publish Your Website
Step 11 – Grow Your Business
To make your business more visible, share links to your website on various social media platforms and unleash marketing tools, for example:
Collect subscribers and send newsletters
Set up ads:
For more information, visit our Online Store collection of help articles 📚