WordPress E-commerce Without the E-commerce Plugin

Jerry Cave Art

I recently built a WordPress site for an artist named Jerry Cave. One of the interesting aspects of the job was that he wanted to sell both originals and prints of his work on the site, but he expected his sales volume to be low, and didn’t want to spend the money to have me install, configure, and maintain a full-fledged e-commerce plugin like Woocommerce until he saw how many sales the site generated.

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Bead Divine

Bead Divine

Sometimes, no matter how much they try to plan ahead, a small business owner ends up in a time crunch. Whatever it is suddenly needs to get done right now. Now and then, that “whatever” ends up being their web site. Such was the case for Cari Ordway, the owner of Bead Divine, a company specializing in beaded items, classes, workshops, and retreats on beading and beaded-jewelry design.

Cari’s new web site had been in the planning stages for a while, but she found herself scheduled for a number of upcoming events within the next few weeks and wanted to make sure she had some kind of web presence in place–even a temporary one–in time for them. It was another case of WordPress to the rescue.

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