Shopify for WordPress.org

The Shopify eCommerce Plugin connects you to your store, streamlining the process for adding and customizing Buy Buttons by integrating the functionality into your WordPress admin.

You can also use the embed code method which requires some knowledge of working with code to customize your Buy Button.

Tip

The Shopify eCommerce Plugin is compatible with the WordPress.org platform — but not with WordPress.com.

Install the Shopify eCommerce Plugin for WordPress.org

Tip

The Shopify eCommerce Plugin is compatible with the WordPress.org platform — but not with WordPress.com.

Streamline the process for adding Buy Buttons to your site, posts and pages by installing the Shopify eCommerce plugin for WordPress.org:

  1. In the left side menu of your WordPress.org admin, click Plugins:

    Wordpressorg admin buy button plugins

  2. Click Add New:

    Wordpressorg admin buy button plugin add new

  3. In Search Plugins, enter Shopify eCommerce Plugin, and click Install Now:

    Wordpressorg admin buy button install

  4. When the plugin is finished installing, click the Activate Plugin link:

    Wordpressorg admin buy button activate

Now you can add a Buy Button to your WordPress.org site in a post, on a page, or in the sidebar of your site.

Add a Buy Button to a post or page

You can add a Buy Button to a post or page:

  1. Create or edit a post or a page.
  2. Click Add Product:

    Wordpressorg buy button post add product

    Wordpressorg buy button page add product

  3. In the Select a Product dialog, click Select product or Select collection, and then select the product or collection you want to display:

    Wordpressorg buy button select product

  4. Click Select Product to insert the code snippet into your post or page (you might have to scroll to see it):

    Wordpressorg buy button select product button

  5. To move the Buy Button, highlight the code snippet and place it where you want it:

    Wordpressorg buy button code

Include a Buy Button in the sidebar of your site

  1. Click Appearance and then Customize:
    Wordpressorg buy button appearance customize
  2. Click Widgets:
    Wordpressorg buy button appearance customize widgets
  3. Click Sidebar:
    Wordpressorg buy button appearance customize sidebar
  4. Click Add a Widget:
    Wordpressorg buy button appearance customize sidebar widget
  5. Search for Shopify eCommerce Plugin, or scroll until you find it. Click the Shopify Widget:
    Wordpressorg buy button shopify widget
  6. Enter a Title for your product, and click Add Product:
    Wordpressorg buy button shopify widget title
  7. In the Select a Product dialog, choose the product or collection you want to display:
    Wordpressorg buy button select product
  8. Click Select Product:
    Wordpressorg buy button select product button

Connect your Shopify account to your WordPress.org site

Connecting your account to your site gives you access to some features of Shopify directly from your WordPress.org admin. You can:

  • log in to your Shopify account
  • add new products, set up payments, and set up shipping
  • add the Facebook sales channel
  • contact Shopify support
  • customize the colors used for the Buy Button and cart
  • change the language used for the Buy Button
  • customize the destination of the Buy Button (cart, checkout, online store product page).

To connect your Shopify account to your WordPress.org site:

  1. Click Shopify in your WordPress.org admin:

    Wordpressorg admin buy button connect

  2. Enter your store name:

    Wordpressorg admin connect store

  3. Click Connect:

    Wordpressorg admin store connect

Get free themes with the Buy Button integrated

If you want the functionality of the Buy Button without using the plugin or working with code, there are three free themes that include the ability to add a Buy Button to posts or sidebar menus:

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