The Ultimate Ecommerce Checklist for New Store Owners


You know being a beginner, starting an online store can be so confusing. To do anything will be very difficult. And so you do a little bit of everything in random order. Unfortunately, this might result in some missed steps. So we’ve created this eCommerce checklist for new store owners to make sure you’re set up for success.

eCommerce Checklist for New Store Owners

The Idea

Shopify most users think that the journey of starting an online store first starts when they sign up for Shopify. Long term success achievement can take a few more steps for a successful online store. Here are a few ideas for your eCommerce checklist:

  • Set up social media accounts
  • Start posting relevant niche content on social
  • Sign up for an eCommerce platform

Store Set-Up

Execution comes after the idea. to complete your Shopify store doesn’t take a lot of time, but it’s important to finish all the steps so your website looks like a professional online store. Also, there are some other compulsory key things on the list like setting up your transaction account, which helps you get paid. here are some stores you’ll need to cross-off your eCommerce checklist.

  • Under the “General” section, add your store details
  • Add your store address
  • Change your Store Currency
  • Set up Shopify Payments in Payment Providers
  • Set up PayPal
  • Set up other payment gateways for your country
  • Create a logo
  • In Checkout, customize your checkout process
  • Set up customer accounts
  • Fill out Order Processing details such as what to do after orders, adding address autocomplete and more
  • Set up Abandoned Cart emails
  • Change your Checkout page language, if necessary
  • Set up taxes for your country and the rest of the world if applicable
  • Customize Customer Notifications under Notifications
  • Add Sales Channels as needed
  • Under Billing, add a credit card
  • Under Legal, make templates Refund Policy page, Privacy Policy page, and a Terms of Service page
  • Under “Pages,” add a page, then create a Contact Us page by selecting “” under “Template Suffix” on the right-hand side
  • Under “Collections,” create all the product collections for your store. For example, if you run a women’s fashion store, your collections list might include: Dresses, Tops, Bottoms, Footwear, Trends, Sale
  • Add your Collections to the “Main menu” under Navigation
  • Under “Discounts,” create custom discount codes to entice sales for future ads

2 thoughts on “The Ultimate Ecommerce Checklist for New Store Owners”

  1. Hello, Good day!
    I went through this article, and I found it very helpful to Shopify developers. My one friend is a Shopify developer, so this will definitely help him. Thanks for sharing.

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