Create a Dropshipping Website With WordPress, Aliexpress & AliDropship

Dropshipping is a fulfillment method that’s becoming more popular — but it’s not just for large businesses. Thousands of people run successful online marketplaces that utilize it.

Dropshipping method consist that the owner of the online store, do not need to store products or worry about shipping. You simply transfer orders to the dropshipping supplier who manages all inventory and logistics.

In this article we will explain how to start a Dropshipping business by installing WooCommerce, AliDropship Woo plugins for Noor WordPress Theme.

What is WooCommerce Plugin:

WooCommerce is a platform for building an online stores. It integrates with WordPress and works with it perfectly. Store owners benefit from high functionality and convenience of WooCommerce. It’s a free plugin with additional features available as extensions. the plugin is made by Automatic, the corporate behind WordPress, so when you use it, you’re in good hands.

What is AliDropship Woo Plugin:

AliDropship is a plugin has all the features you need to create and run a successful WooCommerce-based Dropshipping store:

  • You can automatically import many products directly from AliExpress in one click.
  • You can also import all the product specifications, such as variations, attributes, descriptions, customer reviews, etc.
  • You can easily edit product descriptions and add new texts and media.
  • The plugin synchronizes with AliExpress and gets fresh data from the seller, updating your store information automatically, so you can always be sure that the product information in your store is up-to-d- ate.
  • You can order from sellers automatically and you don’t have to enter all the data manually. As soon as you get an order from a customer, the plugin visits AliExpress and fills in all the order data automatically.

How to Install WooCommerce:

To install the WooCommerce plugin, open your WordPress dashboard and select Plugins > Add New from the menu.

Type WooCommerce by Automattic into Search, and then, when WooCommerce is displayed, click Install > Activate.

WooCommerce will now be installed on your website and you will find a WooCommerce and Products menus has been added to your WordPress dashboard.

How to Install AliDropship plugin:

Once you purchase the AliDropship Plugin, you will get a license key in your email, go to the update plugin page, select your desired details and download the plugin.

After downloading AliDropship go to Plugins and click Add New => Upload Plugin

Choose the file to upload, and click Install now.

After successfully installing the plugin, the AliDropship Woo tab will appear in the sidebar menu within the WordPress dashboard.

Then you will need to add your license key and click the Activate button to get started.

Import product from AliExpress:

To be able to search and import products you need to install AliDropship extension for Chrome Browser

The extension allows you to add products from AliExpress of your choice to your store.

Connecting AliDropship Plugin and Extension:

Click to the AliDropship icon on your browser and click it. It will show an option to add your website, insert your website in the field then click add button then you will be redirected to the authorization prompt. Click Authorize to connect both the plugin and the extension.

Now you can select the product that you want from AliExpress.com and there is two methods for this:

  • Importing directly from AliExpress by choosing a category, selecting price, volume and seller’s ratings.
  • By using import list feature, this method allow you to keep the products in a list where you can place them in different categories.

When you click Use Direct Import you will be redirected to AliExpress store

The plugin allow you to import the single product or multi products (Bulk import)
If you want to import specific product, click the plugin logo that appear on the product to import it.

You can also edit the item before adding it to your online store by clicking the edit button of the bar extension.

You can edit many things of the product such as Title, Permalink, Category Type, Description, Images

Description Tab: In this tab you can edit the text, remove and add images,

Gallery Tab: In this tab you can choose the images that you want to import to your website and choose the featured image.

Pricing Tab: In this tab you can set a new price to the product

Variation Tab: You can delete variations, add new attributes and variations.

Once you finish editing the changes, click Publish or you can just add the new product to the import list if you don’t want this product to be visible to your visitors.

Click on Import button from the top menu bar panel if you want to import all the items.

Now check your online store the product has been imported successfully on your store.

Noor For AliDropship plugin:

Using well designed theme to build your store is very important. Noor is a versatile, responsive, high performing speed & SEO Optimized WordPress theme. and fully compatible with WooCommerce, and Alidropship plugin.

The theme has an option that allow you to choose the style of product title width via Customize > Noor WooCommerce > Shop Page.

For long title the price will be displayed bellow the title, for short title the price will be displayed next to the title.

Product with short title
Product with long title

Final Thought:

Building your Dropshipping store getting easier using AliDropship plugin which helps you to import products with just few clicks and by using Noor,a theme designed with them to build an outstanding store.

WooCommerce Demos:

Building your Dropshipping store getting easier using AliDropship plugin which helps you to import products with just few clicks and by using Noor,a theme designed with them to build an outstanding store.

Here is a demos examples that you can use with Noor and Alidropship:

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Author: Ahmed Bensalah

One of the founders of PixelDima, Graphic & Web Designer. Working at the intersection of aesthetics and purpose to create great work for living breathing human beings.

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