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How to Create a Multi-Step Checkout in WooCommerce

Most WooCommerce stores have a standard one-page checkout that can be distracting and overwhelming for customers. Essentially, this default setup isn’t optimised for conversions and can end up losing you sales from checkout abandonment in the long-run.

The solution to this problem is a multi-step checkout for WooCommerce that’s simple, easy to use and optimised to lead people from checkout to payment in no time at all. The best part? You can have this installed on your WooCommerce site in a matter of minutes.

So, by the end of this article, you’ll know exactly how to add a multi-step checkout to WooCommerce. Better yet, you’ll be able to do it in 2 steps with the checkout plugin, Flux Checkout for WooCommerce.

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How Flux Checkout works

When customers are ready to pay, instead of being presented with a bulky and daunting checkout, they’ll be presented by a slick, app-like checkout.

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With just 3 steps, this checkout is designed to guide your customers through a simple process. 

It also makes the checkout process as fast as possible by auto-filling the customer’s address and adding prompts to help the customer know what they need to do next.

It’s user-friendly, easy to understand and mobile-friendly from the get-go.

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How Flux Checkout works for store owners

For store owners, Flux checkout couldn’t be simpler. It fits seamlessly with your existing theme. Better yet, can be customised to fit right in. 

You can customise Flux checkout by:

  • Change the checkout header text.
  • Update the font to fit in with your theme.
  • Change the button colors, primary colors and accent colors.
  • Decide if you want to use Flux on desktop as well as mobile.
  • And more.

So, now we know the benefits of using the multi-step checkout Flux Checkout, over the standard WooCommerce checkout, let’s add it to your store.

How to add a multi-step checkout to WooCommerce

To add a multi-step checkout to your WooCommerce store, you’ll need to:

  1. Install the multi-step WooCommerce checkout plugin, Flux Checkout for WooCommerce.
  2. Adjust and customize its settings to suit your store.

That’s it. Below we’ll outline these steps in detail so you can start creating a better experience for your customers.

Step 1: Install Flux Checkout for WooCommerce

To get started, purchase Flux Checkout for WooCommerce from the Iconic store: iconicwp.com/products/flux-checkout-for-woocommerce

Then follow these steps:

  1. Go to Plugins > Add New > Upload Plugin.
  2. Choose the zip file you downloaded, upload, and then click Activate.
  3. Once activated, you’ll need to enter your licence key.

Now that we have Flux Checkout for WooCommerce installed, we can move onto adjusting your settings.

Step 2: Adjust and customize your settings

Now we have Flux checkout enabled on your store. We’ll next want to adjust a few settings to make sure your customers get the most from your new multi-step checkout.

So to fit your new checkout’s design, with your theme, do the following:

  1. Go to WooCommerce > Flux Checkout.
  2. Click the General Settings tab. Here you’ll be able to:
    1. Enable or disable Flux Checkout on desktop and just have it show on mobile devices.
    2. Enable or disable address autocomplete.
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  1. Next, you’ll be able to change the header settings. Click the Header Settings tab at the top. Here you’ll be able to:
    1. Change the header type from text to image (this can be your store’s logo). 
    2. Change the font type, size and color.
    3. Alter the header background and the ‘Back to Cart’ link color.
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  1. Lastly, click the Checkout Style tab. This section allows you to customize how your multi-step checkout looks. You can:
    1. Pick a color theme by selecting from the pre-set colors offered.
    2. Or, pick a color theme by choosing a custom color from the color selector. Alternatively, you can input a hex code.
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That’s it, once you’ve customised your checkout to integrate with your store’s look and feel, click Save Changes and check your newly updated checkout.

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Start enabling a multi-step checkout for WooCommerce

That’s it, your WooCommerce store now has a multi-step checkout designed to prevent distraction and optimise conversions. 

With this up and running, you’ll have a slick checkout which makes the purchasing process quick, easy and straightforward for your customers. Resulting in more sales for your online store.

Make these change quickly and easily with Flux Checkout for WooCommerce.

Start your 14-day free trial of Flux Checkout

Start your free trial now and instantly create a multi-step checkout in WooCommerce.

or learn more

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