Selling items on WordPress has never been as streamlined, thanks to Forminator, our 5-star forms plugin. You can set up your shop quickly and efficiently with free payment options like Stripe and Paypal integration, customizable product features, discount codes, and more — all for free!
If you’re trying to figure out an easier way to accepts payments online securely or put together a functional eStore without overcomplicating things, this tutorial will show you how you can sell stuff super easily without having to worry about an elaborate WooCommerce setup.
We’ll take you step-by-step through some of Forminator’s more advanced features that will benefit you and your shoppers.
You’ll also see how Forminator, combined with our free email capture plugin, Hustle, can make your online shop “pop” (literally, as you’ll see). Hustle can offer special discounts to your visitors before leaving your site and collect their email at the same time so you can continue marketing to them.
With Forminator, your visitors can be shopping in no time on a storefront like this…
Sell stuff super easily…no WooCommerce required!
We’ll start by setting up an order form and then look at enhancing it further with Hustle.
Throughout this tutorial, we’ll be working with an ordering form for a Dev Man t-shirt as an example:
BONUS: As we go through this, join the fun! Click here to check this t-shirt site demo for yourself and try it out. Also, you can download this form’s file and upload it to your WordPress site.
We’ll show you how to use Forminator to:
- Choose Advanced Order Form Options
- Structure Your Order Form with Pagination
- Create Product Labels with Select Field Options
- Set Up Discounts and a Base Price
- Calculate the Tax and Total Price
- Create the Checkout Section
- Set Up a Special Discount Exit-Intent Pop-Up (with Hustle)
1. Choose Advanced Order Form Options
Sure, you can create a simple order form with Forminator in just a few clicks, but we’re taking things up a notch.
Forminator can build pretty impressive sales pages with advanced options, such as the number of items, sales tax, discount codes, and more.
As you’ll see, you can create professional payment and order forms that will give your shoppers more choices and be visually appealing. Plus, depending on your offering, many of these features may need to be included.
Though it’s advanced, it’s still simple to set up.
By the time we’re done, you will know how to put together a sophisticated eCommerce payment form with advanced functionality, calculations, and more…all built with free components!
2. Structure Your Order Form with Pagination
This article was written by Nathanael Fakes and originally published on WPMU DEV Blog.