We are going to show you how to enable Dark Mode for eCommerce stores, especially for multi-vendor market-places.
Whether you like it or not, the number of people involved with eCommerce is increasing day by day. And not just any kind of eCommerce store. People are choosing to create multi-vendor marketplaces. Along with WooCommerce, they are using Dokan and WCFM, two of the biggest names in the industry.
However, seeing the popularity, many of the people are choosing to create multi-vendor market-places. However, in order to stand out from the rest. we are going to teach you a trick you can use easily.
It’s called adding a Dark Theme to your multi-vendor website. Yes, you read it right.
If you can add a dark effect to your WordPress then not only will your store stand out from the rest but also have a great impact on your sales.
Sounds interesting right? Today we are going to show you how you can enable Dark Mode for eCommerce multi-vendor market-place for free.
Enabling dark mode for eCommerce multi-vendor store (Dokan)
Dokan and WCFM are two of the biggest names in the WordPress industry for building multi-vendor marketplaces. That is why they both have almost 100k+ active installations together.
So, if you want to stand out from these 100k+ marketplaces, you got to do something different. That difference being enabling a dark theme for your websites. And we are going to show you just that.
Step 1: Install WooCommerce
First and foremost, you need to install the WooCommerce plugin from the WordPress admin dashboard. If you already have WooCommerce installed, then you can skip this step.
Go to WP Admin–> Plugins–> Add New. There type WooCommerce. Activate the plugin.
Step 2: Setup your WooCommerce store with your preferred theme
Now you need to setup your WooCommerce store with your favorite theme. You need to put all the important details and upload your products you want to sell.
Step 3: Install Dokan
Now, to turn your single store marketplace into multi-vendor market-place, then you need to install Dokan.
Go to WP Admin–> Plugins–> Add New. There type Dokan. Activate the plugin.
Step 4: Setup your market-place
After installing Dokan, you have to setup your Multi-Vendor marketplace. You can go through this article to find out how to do this.
Step 5: Install WP Dark Mode
Now, you need to activate the WP Dark Mode. Just go to WP Admin–> Plugins–> Add New. There type WP Dark Mode. Activate the plugin.
Step 6: Activating WP Dark Mode for your eCommerce store
You are all set. All you need to do now is to enable WP Dark Mode for your eCommerce store powered by WooCommerce.
Go to the Settings » WP Dark Mode page in your WordPress admin and click on the General Settings tab. You should be redirected there automatically. From there, Enable Frontend Dark Mode.
Also, you can select your switch style.
Step 7: How it looks
Here is the Backend Dashboard,
The Frontend Dashboard,
And the Store List Page,
It does give an interesting look right!
And if you want to activate the Dark Mode for WCFM, You need to follow the steps again. However, instead of Dokan you need to install WCFM from the WordPress dashboard.
Then you have to setup your store and follow step 5,6,& 7. That’s it!
That is how you can enable Dark Mode for eCommerce platforms built with Dokan and WCFM.
So, here it is. This is how you can enable Dark Mode for eCommerce sites built with Dokan and WCFM.
The eCommerce business is really booming in 2021. Since the pandemic, the need for an eCommerce business has never been greater. So, the rate of starting an eCommerce business has increased significantly.
So, if you want to stand out, then you have to do something out of the box. And adding a dark theme is what you can do to stand out.