Wp-E commerce plugin is one of the best plugin in wordpress for commercial use. We can build online shop built in wordpress platform. This is how to use it. I made example on my localhost computer that ready for server use.
I m gonna start it with wordpress installation in the machine with the wordpress 2.9.2 version and wp-e-commerce version 188.8.131.52 and craftycart themes.
Unzip wordpress latest to /var/www/htdoc/
Copy /var/www/htdocs/wordpress/wp-config-sample.php to wp-config.php and edit it.
$cp wp-config-sample.php wp-config.php
Change these line
define(‘DB_NAME’, ‘database name’);
/** MySQL database username */
/** MySQL database password */
/** MySQL hostname */
Open your browser and type localhost/wordpress/wp-admin/install.php
Then follow the instruction there.
Now download your e-commerce plugin here. Extract it to /var/www/htdoc/wordpress/wp-content/plugins
Change the permission of the /var/www/htdocs/wordpress/wp-content to 666
#chmod -R 666 /var/www/htdocs/wordpress/wp-content/
Wp-ecommerce plugin need to activate port 21.
It means we neet to activate ftp function.
as root $nano /etc/inetd.conf
uncommented this line.
ftp stream tcp nowait root /usr/sbin/tcpd vsftpd
as root edit /etc/vsftpd.conf and uncomment local_enable=YES
Now install wp-e-commerce after ftp active
The extraction file contains wp-shopping-cart folder. Move it to /var/www/htdocs/wordpress/wp-content/plugins
Now the plugin is active.
Go to your wordpress dashboard. Usually in the web browser typing this
Go to Plugins section on your left screen. Activate wp-e commerce. Edit it, add it to your web.
But remember only use appropriate themes for wp-e-commerce. Not all themes is suit to wp-e-commerce. One of them is this theme.
I hope this plugin is work for you.