iZettle E-commerce Wordpress plugin

The iZettle E-commerce plugin turns your WordPress site into a fully functional web shop. You can quickly and easily add ‘buy now’ buttons and product widgets to your WordPress site and if you have an existing online store you can add the whole thing to your WordPress site as well - with a fully synchronised inventory. Best of all, there are no complex processes or coding involved, so you can start selling products online from your WordPress site within minutes.

Note: If you have already installed a previous version of the plugin powered by Selz, please follow these steps to gain access to the latest version.

How to use the iZettle E-commerce Plugin

  • Install the plugin automatically from the plugins section of your WordPress admin dashboard (just search for “iZettle E-commerce”) or install it manually by downloading it here. Once it’s installed, activate the plugin.
  • You should see iZettle icon in the left navigation:
  • Click ‘Settings’ and then ‘Connect’ and allow the permissions on the following page to proceed.
  • Now that your iZettle account is connected to the WordPress plugin, you can add ‘buy now’ buttons or product widgets to posts or pages throughout your site with the 'add product' and 'add store' buttons in the WordPress text editor. Keep reading for more detailed steps.

How to add a button 

  1. Add a button to your page by clicking 'add product' in your WordPress text editor.
  2. Select the product you would like to use from the drop-down menu and then click ‘options’
  3. Click ‘type’ and then ‘button’ to add a button to your site
  4. Now choose the action, text and style of your button.
  5. You can adjust the button width or leave the automatic option enabled. 
  6. Choose your colours and click on ‘add shortcode'
  7. Your button will not appear while you are in edit mode so select ‘preview’ or publish your page to view it.

How to add a product widget to your site

A product widget is a block that includes your product image, description, price and a call to action like 'buy it now.'

  1. Add a widget to your page by clicking 'add product' in your text editor.
  2. Select the product from the drop-down menu and then click ‘options’
  3. Select 'widget' from the drop-down menu.
  4. Now choose the action, text and style of your widget.
  5. You can adjust the width or leave the automatic option enabled. 
  6. Choose your colours and click on ‘add shortcode'
  7. Your widget will not appear while you are in edit mode so select ‘preview’ or publish your page to view it.

 

How to add your store as an embed

  1. Add your store to your page by clicking 'add store' in your text editor.
  2. Choose your colours and click on ‘add shortcode'
  3. Your store will not appear while you are in edit mode so select ‘preview’ or publish your page to view it.
  4. Note: You might need to adjust your page or post width in WordPress to ensure that your products display correctly.

Shopping cart

You can also choose whether or not to display the shopping cart on all pages of your website. This option is set to 'off' as a default but can be enabled in the iZettle settings of your WordPress admin.

Troubleshooting 

Alternatively, you can copy the embed code for your button or widget and add it to your WordPress page using this guide.

Disconnecting from the Selz plugin

If you had a version of the WordPress plugin powered by Selz (any version prior to October 2018) you will need to disconnect from the Selz plugin and add the new and improved iZettle E-commerce plugin to your WordPress page.

Steps by step

  1. Sign in to your WordPress account and head to the plugins section of your dashboard
  2. Deactivate the Selz plugin and be sure to go through and remove any previous embedded buttons and widgets used throughout your WordPress.
  3. Search the directory for ‘iZettle’ and install/activate the new plugin. Now you are ready to use your iZettle WordPress plugin by following the steps at the beginning of this article.

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