Sell on a WordPress.org site using the Selz eCommerce Plugin

The Selz WordPress ecommerce plugin lets you easily add Selz ‘buy now’ buttons, product widgets, and even your entire store if you are using a hosted version of Wordpress. 

If you already have the Selz plugin, be sure that you are using the latest update to take full advantage of the features.

Note: You might need to reconnect your store when updating to the latest version of the Selz plugin.


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Troubleshooting


How to use the Selz WordPress ecommerce plugin

1. Install the plugin either by downloading it here, or within the plugins section of your WordPress dashboard (search for Selz). Once installed, activate the Selz plugin.

2. You should see the Selz icon on the left navigation. Click Settings and then Connect to connect WordPress to your Selz account.

  • Allow the permissions on the following page to proceed
  • Now that your Selz account is connected to the WordPress plugin, you can add product embeds to posts or pages throughout your site with the Selz Ecommerce content blocks by clicking the '+' and scrolling down to the Selz section. Keep reading for the detailed steps

Note: The latest version of the Selz Ecommerce plugin only works with the Gutenberg editor within WordPress.


How to add a button

  1. Add a button to your page by clicking 'Selz Button' in your content block dropdown on a page or post within your WordPress account
  2. Select the product you would like to link to by using the menu to the right of the editor
  3. Now choose the button style in the same menu just above products
  4. You can adjust the button behavior, width, and display with ease
  5. Choose your button and check out colors
  6. Finally, click on Publish or Preview to see your new button displayed on your page or post


How to add a product widget to your site

A product widget is a block that includes your product image, description, price and a call to action like 'Buy it now.'

  1. Add a product widget to your site by clicking 'Selz Widget' in your content block dropdown menu on a page or post within your WordPress account
  2. Select the product you would like to showcase by using the menu to the right of the editor
  3. You can adjust the widget behavior, width, and display just below the product selection
  4. Choose your button and check out colors
  5. Finally, click on Publish or Preview to see your new widget displayed on your page or post

How to add your store as an embed

  1. Add an entire store to your site by clicking 'Selz Store' in your content block dropdown on a page or post within your WordPress account
  2. You can adjust the store behavior, display, and options
  3. Choose your button, check out, and link colors
  4. Finally, click on Publish or Preview to see your new store displayed on your page or post

Note: You might need to adjust your page or post width in WordPress to ensure that your products display correctly.


Shopping cart

You can also choose whether or not to display the shopping cart on all pages of your website. This setting is defaulted to 'on' and can be enabled/disabled within the Selz Settings in your WordPress admin.


Troubleshooting

Alternately, you can copy the embed code for your button or widget and add it to your WordPress page using this guide.

*If for some reason this doesn't work for you, you might be using a WordPress.com site. Click here for additional instructions.

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