How to Tell When Someone Made a Purchase On Your WooCommerce Website

Frank Olivo

Frank Olivo is the founder of Sagapixel. He writes on a number of topics related to digital marketing, but focuses mostly on web design and SEO.

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So, in this video I’m going to show you how to look at your dashboard. When you log in to the website the first thing that you’re going to see is your Woocommerce status. It’s going to show you net sales this month and orders and wait processing. There are two ways to access this. You can just go over and click on it and it’ll take you right to the things that you’ve bought. You’re then going to go … You’re going to see them listed here so we’re going to click on the order. You’re going to get all of your shipping information here. On the right hand side you’ll see there will be a record of things that have passed, anything that important. If we go back to the previous screen we will see things like pending payment means you shop abandonment, or shop and cart abandonment. It means I put something into my cart but I never actually checked out.
Processing again, you know, things that are going through processing and failed. These were the things that you tried to pay with a credit card and failed. So, this is going to be useful for you if we click on ‘all.’ You’re going to see everything that’s going on in a shopping cart. You’re going to see people that are buying and abandoning things. You’re going to see people that are trying to buy and abandoning things. You’re going to see people who bought things. You’re going to see things that you got a failed payment for. Pretty much play around with this, you’ll get to learn all the different controls that you can have for seeing what’s going on with purchases.

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