I think the number one most missed thing by WordPress developers is properly thinking through and setting up Shipping Zones and Classes. It can be a bit of a headache, unless your store is simply including the price of shipping in each item, and touting "free shipping!"
Maybe this is why it's often "forgotten."
However, a solid alternative, especially for smaller, start up eCommerce stores, is to set up simple, Flat Rate shipping in WooCommerce.
This video shows you how.
Paul Hickey, Founder / CEO / Lead Strategist at Data Driven Design, LLC and founder of The Voice Event, and The Voice Designer, has created and grown businesses via digital strategy and internet marketing for more than 15 years. His sweet spot is using analytics to design and build websites and grow the audience and revenue of businesses via SEO/Blogging, Google Adwords, Bing Ads, Facebook and Instagram Ads, Social Media Content Marketing, Email Marketing and most recently, Voice App Design and Development – Alexa Skills and Google Actions. The part that he’s most passionate about is quantifying next marketing actions based on real data.