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If your goal is to create a simple ecommerce website, you can use ecommerce website hosting services such as Shopify or Square They're easy-to-use, you don't need to write a single line of code, and they all offer a free plan.
If you are actually interested in learning how to setup and maintain your ecommerce website, keep reading.
Setup Your Wordpress Website
1. Sign Up for a Web Hosting Account
I've used Hostgator for over 7 years and I highly recommend them for beginners. The cheapest 'web hosting' plan is sufficient for most websites.
2. Login to cPanel
cPanel is a web-based software that helps you manage your hosting account easily.
3. Install Wordpress
Install wordpress on any cPanel-powered web hosting account.
Get a Merchant Account
Keeping Things Running Smoothly
Security is very important for ecommerce websites. Keep your Wordpress updated.