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Business

Using WiX to create e-commerce website

Hi I am using WiX to create an e-commerce website. I wanted to create a form where user input their height and weight and when they click submit it accesses a table and return them their size. Can someone please help me figure out how to do that. Thanks

4 Answers

Kevin Korte
Kevin Korte
28,109 Points

I'm not familiar with Wix, other than the idea is that you don't have to code. I'd image something like this is out of the limits of a WYSIWYG web editor, or it'll cost you a ton for the feature.

Do you have access to edit the hard code of our site?

Hi Kevin.. thanks for the reply... by "our site" do you mean teamtreehouse ? If so then yes, i am a member. Also to answer your question, I don't think that they let you change the code at Wix, but their competitor Weebly does allow access to the code. I could always switch to them if there was a way to create this functionality.

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

Weebly is pretty sweet but as Kevin mentioned what you are described is outside the scope of their WYSIWYG editor

Kevin Korte
Kevin Korte
28,109 Points

By "ours", I actually meant "their", or really "your" site. I meant to ask if you had asked to the hard code of your site on Wix. Which doesn't sound like that is the case, but possibly on Weebly? About the only way to confirm this would be to contact Wix support and ask them.

Thanks for taking the time. So it sounds like that I won't be able to create this. As a next step, If I wanted to create an e-commerce website, what would you recommend .. I mean I can learn whatever I need to learn at treehouse and use it. I believe for things such as shopping cart I can use the third-party add-ons etc. Appreciate your help.

Kate Hrycak
Kate Hrycak
5,542 Points

Hey Arun,

If you're looking for a paid service to run your online store, Shopify is by far the easiest and probably cheapest (if you're a small shop). They also just acquired a firm of 25 designers so you can expect some incredible templates coming out. For shopping carts and payment processing, the best documentation and support I've found is with Stripe. They have insanely awesome tutorials, FAQs, and docs, as well as live chat support with their engineers. I haven't used Wix, but I've seen they do have "wix experts" you can hire for extra if you have specific questions.

FYI, I'm not associated to Shopify, Stripe, or Wix. This is just what I've used/heard about. Cheers!