We recently were faced with the need to add an online store onto an existing site. The original site was built with WordPress, however its theme didn’t lend itself well to our WordPress e-commerce plugin of choice: WooCommerce.
To overcome this with minimal fuss, we chose to run another installation of WordPress using a WooCommerce friendly theme in a subfolder of the site (i.e.
When testing this setup on localhost with XAMPP, we didn’t encounter any issues at all — pretty permalinks worked fine with requests to any posts/pages within the
/shop folder being recognized correctly. Continue reading »