How do I install the Shift4Shop Wordpress Plugin?
You can now sell your Shift4Shop Store items directly from your WordPress site.
To use this feature, please use the following steps:
You can download the plugin files from here.
At this point, the WordPress admin page will refresh and will take you to your installed plugins. To continue:
Configuring the Widget
The plugin will provide you with a widget that allows you to display items from your Shift4Shop store directly onto your WordPress site. Therefore, the next steps involve adding the widget to your WordPress theme.
While still logged into your WordPress control panel:
You can also manually embed products within blog posts or content pages. This function adds the added feature where the buy now button opens the cart in an embedded pop up and checkout page. You can use this function by using the following shortcode in your content:
Just be sure to replace X with your product's Catalog ID*
How Products Appear
Using the Widget
When using the Widget to display your items, they will appear inline wherever the widget is placed on the site. For example, in the image shown here, the widget is placed on the right banner.
When visitors click on the item(s), they will be directed to your Shift4Shop online store to view and purchase the product directly from your store site.
Using the Shortcode
If using the shortcode method to embed products, the display will appear a bit differently. Rather than contained within a widget, the shortcode will display your product(s) similar to this image:
Along with the product's name and price, you will also see its availability. Further, if the product has selectable options, these will be shown as well. Finally, the products will be shown with a Buy Now button.
When the Buy Now button is clicked, a flyout cart will appear on the right hand side of site itself. And the checkout will take place within a popup window that will appear in the center of your external site as shown below: