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How to Set up a WooCommerce Dropshipping Store Using Dropified Plugin

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With the ease of creating ecommerce through WooCommerce, anyone can get started with running their own online store. It’s a breeze! Just install the relevant extensions, drag the elements one after the other, automate emails or manage invoices. Everything can be done with WooCommerce!

WooCommerce is, therefore, an excellent CMS to create an online ecommerce store. But the creation of an online store is not something we can granted for! We just need a business model, products to showcase, and strategy to market them.

In our previous articles, we have shown you how you can create your online store using WooDropship, AliDropship and in this article, we are going to set up WooCommerce dropshipping store using Dropified.

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Features of Dropified

Dropified is another a good choice for dropshippers. Dropified (formerly known as Shopified) is another dropshipping plugin that lets you imports products, manages them on your store, and fulfills them without your intervention. So let’s see some of the useful features Dropified.

  • Add top selling products with just 1-click
  • Filter products with ePacket
  • Research new products and save with custom wishboard
  • Set fulfill order and production automation
  • Customize images, logo, descriptions, etc.
  • Get your product faster through AliExpress
  • Instantly connect existing products to Dropified
  • You can manage all your products in one place

Pricing Details of Dropified

With Dropified plugin, you can opt for three different pricing plans including starter, builder, and premier. Their details are as follows:

  • Starter: It is the Free plan for a lifetime but it has limited functionality. It allows you to use only 500 products, 10 products boards, 20 orders a month, and 1 user.
  • Builder: The second one is builder package. It costs you $47 per month with 15,000 products, 50 product boards, 1,000 orders a month, and 5 users.
  • Premier: The third one is a premier package. It costs you $97 per month with 50,000 products, 250 product boards, 20,000 orders a month, and 25 users.

Pricing Details of Dropified

For the purpose of this article, we are using the starter plan since it is free. Those who want to increase their production capacity or order fulfillment rate need to get the builder or premier version of the plugin.

Therefore, after clicking on the starter plan from the pricing section, we will be redirected to another page where we can add our full name and email address and complete the signup process after tapping on The Free Starter Plan! button.

Free Starter Plan
Go to your email account and get your Dropified password to log in.

Dropified password

Now, go to login page and add your email address and password and click on Login Now button.

Login Now button
After that, we will get into our Dropified Dashboard.

Dropified Dashboard

Setting up WooCommerce Dropshipping Store Using Dropified

Step 1: Select WooCommerce

On the right side, we can see three different options in the drop-down menu. We select WooCommerce because we want to connect Dropified plugin to my WooCommerce store.

Select WooCommerce

Step 2: Add Store

Next click on the Add Store button where we are asked for two things. The first one is our store name and the other is store URL.

Add Store

Step 3: Setting up a Permalink

Go to your WooCommerce Dashboard, navigate to Settings → Permalinks select Post name and then click on Save Changes button.

Setting up a Permalink

Step 4: Generate API Key

To generate API Key, go to WooCommerce → Settings and then click on API tab.

Generate API Key
In the API section, we can see a link of Keys/Apps. After tapping on it, we need to click on Create an API Key to generate a new API.

Create an API Key
After that, we can see the three options: description, user, and permission. In the description, we can write anything, for instance, Dropified; then the user that is admin; and the third one is permission option, which you need to select Read/Write option.

After filling all the details, click on Generate API Key button.

Generate API Key

That’s it! We are done with this part.

Let’s get back to our Dropified Dashboard and then click the details below. For Example:

Dropified WooCommerce Store

Then click on Add Store button. Now we have an authorize option there, we just need to click Approve button to complete the authorization process.

Add Store button

Congratulations! Our WooCommerce dropshipping store has been connected successfully.

Store Connected

Install Dropified Chrome Extension

Now in this step, we are going to install Dropified extension, which will also appear on our Dropified Dashboard.

Install Dropified Chrome Extension
After successfully installing the chrome extension, the option also appears on the top right side of the browser.

chrome extension

Import Products to WooCommerce Store

First, we need to go to AliExpress to get multiple products; we can add any products we want to add. Let see the example below!

We need to add T-Shirts so first we are going to find the “t-shirt category” then click on any one t-shirt and then click on the Dropified extension icon.

After clicking on the extension, we can see that the t-shirt details appear on our screen where we can update the title, description, price, color, size, etc.

Import order

After adding the information, click on Send to WooCommerce button. It will take some time and allow us to view products via View in Dropified button.

Import Reviews

After that, we will go directly to our Dropified Dashboard, where we can see all the information. We can also update the information like we are adding a description here.

description here

After changing the description, click on Send to WooCommerce button. In case if we don’t want to add a product so there is another option Save for Later. We just need to click on it and that product will save into the directory.

Wrapping Up!

Yes, the dropshipping business is really beneficial if we know how to configure our WooCommerce store, sell products on the Internet, or want to test a new range of products without investing too much at the beginning.

If, for example, our WooCommerce store is working well but the financial surface does not allow us to find new products quickly, before Black Friday or Christmas, dropshipping can be a good solution to garner a surplus of turnover.

If you have any query related to dropshipping business and WooCommerce, please feel free to ask us via the comment section below.

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Saud Razzak

Saud is the WordPress Community Manager at Cloudways - A Managed WooCommerce Hosting Platform. Saud is responsible for creating buzz, spread knowledge, and educate the people about WordPress in the Community around the globe. In his free time, he likes to play cricket and learn new things on the Internet. You can email him at m.saud@cloudways.com

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