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A Comprehensive Guide For Developing A Coupon Code Website Using WordPress

Coupons are an easy way of doing business. They are a form of paper money which allows buyers to shop and purchase online or even in the various retail outlets. Coupon code websites are the best place to procure these coupons. Turning a normal website or developing a new website in coupon code website can be an important aspect in the execution of the businesses such as restaurants, grocery stores and shopping malls.

Various WordPress themes can be used to convert your website into a coupon site by the following procedure:-

  • First purchase the theme from a premium based site or the program can be installed free of cost during some limited offers. Varieties of themes are available and have varied features associated with them. Again during the purchase of the premium theme coupon code can be used to get discount worth 5% or 10%.
  • This step is the installation of the theme. In the downloaded version of the WordPress open the themes menu and select the “Install themes option”. There you will see the browse button, click on it and upload the zip format theme file purchased by you and then click activate. Before moving to next step open the settings menu and tick the “Custom structure “option and enter /%postname% in the box. This is necessary because the coupon site will make the use of urls which are compatible with search engines instead of using default links.
  • This is the configuring step which includes two menus WordPress theme and Coupon. Under the WordPress theme you can optimize your theme and under Coupon you can add categories, codes and tags.

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WordPress Theme Menu

  • Dashboard

The premier option under this menu is Dashboard and this is the option where coupon code status is displayed. It also shows various pending and live coupons along with a graph featuring the number of coupons added daily. Any notifications and updates from the theme owning company can also be noticed here.

  • General Settings

The next option is divided into 4sub –parts starting from General, Security, Advertising and the last one “Advanced”. Under the general option the site appearance and logos can be selected and changed. Color themes from the given options can be selected. Then under security option dead codes and harmful content can be reported by the users. “Recaptcha” information is also filled under this option.

  • Emails

Under this option the two categories of “New User Registration” and “New coupon code submission” are listed and customization of these can be done. These are the 2 generic emails being sent from the theme.

  • Importer

This option enables you to import and populate your coupon website with the coupons the file should be in.CSV formatted.

  • System Information

This is the last option under this you can get the valuable information regarding the WordPress and theme version. Your host information is resented in this option in case you may face any difficulty.

Coupon Menu

The first option under this menu is “Coupons” itself where all the submitted coupon codes are visible and some default names added by the theme manufacturing company are already present under this option, the other options which are self explanatory and can be explored simply by clicking on them.

  • Add New
  • Categories or Genres
  • Coupons Tags
  • Stores
  • Coupon types

Changing your website into a coupon website can be an exciting and interesting activity. You just have to choose the right WordPress theme version and prepare yourself for any anticipated trouble your system may experience.

Renee Klein has extensive experience in working with WordPress blogs. He recommends everyone to take a look at the impressive compilation of WP coupons on http://wpdiscounts.com/coupons/themify-coupon-code/.

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Jolie runs a web design and programming firm that provides IT services to global customers. Those who looking out for iPhone app development in San Diego, he recommends Approach Mobile due to their professional approach and commitment towards work.

8 Comments

8 Comments

  1. myles

    January 22, 2013 at 3:55 pm

    I would start developing those coupons from today itself. Great tutorial.!! You are awesome @Jolie

  2. James Smith

    January 23, 2013 at 6:27 am

    A nice guide to developing a coupon code website using WordPress. It’s an interesting to develop such a website.

    Do you know? Which is the right WordPress theme version for developing a coupon code website?

  3. Motch

    January 25, 2013 at 10:35 pm

    Coupon code websites are popping up everywhere in the net. Why? It’s possible you’ll ask. What’s all the fuss about? You may wonder. The reply to all those questions is straightforward: there’s an utter fortune to be made with coupon sites. As an affiliate running your very own coupon website you could very nicely be generating a fortune too. That stated, it is important to get the basics right. And, essentially, what I imply by that is ensuring that your chosen coupon script that you’re going to use to operate your voucher code website looks professional, appears the part, and much more significantly, operates in the way a voucher code site should. So, you might ask for a second time: why have coupon code web sites all of the sudden become so common? Yet again the answer is simple. If you are going to buy products on the net, just about every website you choose to carry out a transaction with will ask you whether or not you’ve got a discount coupon code. Entering a legitimate discount coupon code at checkout will save you money on the transaction you’re about to carry out.

  4. Savoyard

    February 23, 2013 at 11:50 am

    Not sure how long the coupon phenomenon will last, but there are clearly opportunities out there for people to make money.

  5. Sophia Williams

    March 19, 2013 at 11:50 am

    Really coupon codes websites are in quantity now but its very useful for an online purchaser to have a variety of discount coupons on it

  6. Bill Phillips

    May 20, 2013 at 3:04 pm

    You know, I’ve never stumbled upon that many coupon sites, well, not any that were worth my while. Anyway, excellent information.

  7. Jens

    June 22, 2013 at 4:25 pm

    I actually own some coupon sites and they really convert very well. I mostly use customized listing themes.

  8. Sunil Saharan

    April 21, 2016 at 6:11 am

    Definitely a good idea is to create coupon website using WordPress. I prefer using WordPress for creating my websites.

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