How to Open and Close Online Stores

If you have a few goods or services you were hoping to sell, you can add an online store to your already existing website. This option is available only for few select templates at this time, but will be available for all templates in the future. If this option is not available for your template, never fear, it will be added soon! To open your store, add a new page to your site and choose the Online store option. If you do not see this option, the feature is not yet added to your template.

1. Log in to your website editor and create a new page.

2. Select Products and confirm by clicking Choose.

How to Open and Close Online Stores

3. A short guide to help you create an online store will display. At the end, click Open store.

How to Open and Close Online Stores

4. The online store function will automatically be added to your site and you can start selling right away. To give you more insight into your online store, we encourage you to read Your Online Store at a Glance and Basic Settings where you will find all important information about setting up your online store.

How to Open and Close Online Stores

5. You are also able to customize the product listings that appeared on your site or create a new product listing. You can add new products, sort them into categories, or set up payment and shipping methods.

How to close your online store

No longer in need of an online store? You don’t enjoy running your store? You can close your online store as easily as you opened it.

1. Log in to the editor and click the SETTINGS button in the upper right-hand corner.

How to Open and Close Online Stores

2. Select the Online store tab.

How to Open and Close Online Stores

3. In the Close online store line, click Close.

How to Open and Close Online Stores

4. Confirm the closure of your online store by clicking Close store. Turning off the online store feature is irreversible and all content of you online store, including orders and list of customers, will be permanently deleted.

Open and close online store


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