If there were any doubts about E-commerce's long-term viability, the Covid-19 incident has put an end to that discussion. Businesses have chosen to go online to survive, now that the virus has hit them so hard. Consumers enjoy online purchasing, since it ensures that they are fully secured, while yet, receiving delivery of what they require at their home.
As a result, web designers are in higher demand to create strong e-commerce websites with a user-friendly interface. However, as a web developer, you must employ the proper platform to do it. In this article, we'll go over a few aspects that a web designer should consider, while choosing the right e-commerce platform.
Your client, who is the business owner, would want to be able to run promotions, sales, and discounts with ease, but that's not all. Another factor to consider is multi-currency support, as the geographic location of the user changes the website should adapt to that location’s currency accordingly as well as their taxations if applicable, if it is supported in that country as well.
Some important integration to keep in mind when developing an e-commerce website are:
· Shipping & Logistics
· Payment Gateway
· Email & SMS services
· Social Media
4. 4.User Experience (UX)
So simple, yet elegant interfaces are all the hype these days.
5. Flexible shipping
6.Order Management System (OMS)
9.Single customer view
These are some considerations to make when selecting an e-commerce platform for a client's website. You'll need to make sure that all of the features you desire are combined onto a single platform that is simple to integrate. Because if a developer discovers that a feature cannot be incubated halfway through the development of a website, it might be a nuisance. So, before you get started, do some homework. One of the platforms I've come across is Storzb, which is incredibly simple to use and, more significantly, you won't have to worry about designing or developing an e-commerce website because they'll take care of everything from design, to integration, to support. They will essentially be your team, but they will not be on your salary. Isn’t that fantastic? You can learn more about them at www.storzb.com. I will see you in my next blog!