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Setting up an ecommerce page from my site

  1. Hi, is is possible to set up an ecommerce page on my site in order to sell my products. Is a premium theme needed for this?

    The blog I need help with is aim4natural.wordpress.com.

  2. If you want a commercial blog you are in the wrong place. Our free hosted WordPress.com blogs cannot be equipped for eCommerce transactions. There is no FTP access to free hosted WordPress.com blogs and we bloggers cannot install any plugins.
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/ftp-access/
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/plugins/

    There is no upgrade you can purchase that changes anything at all stated here http://support.wordpress.com/com-vs-org/

    FTP access, plugins and third party themes are available only for VIP bloggers http://vip.wordpress.com/our-services/ or for those with WordPress.ORG installs.

    WordPress.com and WordPress.org are completely separate. if you require plugins, a shopping cart, etc. then you must hire a web host http://wordpress.org/hosting/ and set up your own WordPress.org install. http://wordpress.org/ Then you can move your content from the free hosted WordPress.com blog into the WordPress.org install. http://en.support.wordpress.com/moving-a-blog/

    Provided you are referring only to products you personally create or any service you personally provide you can post a PayPal button and/or use a contact form on your blog.
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/paypal/
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/contact-form/
    In that case your can set a shopping cart up somewhere else online, can create a custom menu on your blog, and place a custom link to it in the custom menu.
    Create a custom menu on your free hosted WordPress.com blog.
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/menus/
    Add the custom link for your website to it.
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/menus/#adding-custom-links

  3. @timethief - thank you so much this is very helpful!

  4. You're welcome and best wishes.

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