Ecommerce Development allows you to sell 24/7
Ecommerce Development Online spending in the UK cleared £10bn for the first time ever in 2013, so it makes sense to sell your goods or services online and having an eCommerce website allows you to sell 24/7 locally, nationally and even globally.
We offer custom ecommerce development, as well as ongoing support and training for your staff.
// Proven Success
Remember when shopping meant going into a shop? Well times have changed and nowadays your outlet is your PC or mobile phone.
As companies went through exponential growth they needed a solution to expand their business overnight. Ecommerce development was born, allowing businesses to connect to local, national and worldwide clients night and day. Online retailers have gone from strength to strength and even through the recession, companies survived thanks to their ecommerce development success.
// Payment Gateway Integration
Our knowledge of PayPal integration, secure charge card processing, security certificates and internet-based product databases, means transforming a high street store to an online solution is a smooth transition. Our ecommerce development solutions are safe and secure and use industry standard technologies, removing the risk from online buying and selling.
// We Recommend Virtuemart
We use Joomla based Virtuemart for our online retailers and ecommerce development projects. Virtuemart is an open source system based on the Joomla CMS and is built with ease of use at its core. The platform is feature wealthy, simple to use, and once configured, requires very little maintenance because it’s based on Joomla. The system as a whole is search engine friendly while offering an aesthetically appealing interface. Like everything at Abingdon Technologies, we believe in simplicity and ease of use and Virtuemart ticks all of the right boxes.
Not only is it simple to use, Virtuemart consists of all of the features which make shopping online so desirable for customers, like multi-currency for international customers, shipping weight calculation, auto invoicing, sales reviews, multi-language display and a great product review system. There are far too many features to list here, so please get in touch to discuss your requirements.
// Other Shopping Carts We Support
While Virtuemart is our suggested system for your online store, we also support many other industry standard ecommerce development systems, including:
WooCommerce: WooCommerce is carefully connected with WordPress, changing your WordPress website into a thoroughbred ecommerce development store that provides enterprise level features.
Magento: Magento is the ecommerce development software and platform trusted by the world’s leading brands. Its modular architecture and unparalleled versatility means your company is no longer restricted by your eCommerce platform.
// Software Integration
System integration is at the heart of our competency. We believe we are one of only a handful of agencies that really understand ecommerce development and integration, and we are proud to offer our customers this expert service. We recognise that the efficiency of the technology you use is crucial to the success of any project, and have integrated with a wide variety of systems including:
// The Support You Need
We understand that most business owners are not 100% sure what is involved in online buying and selling via the web, for this reason Abingdon Technologies provides full support throughout all of our ecommerce development projects, we are here before, during and after.
With first class customer care and training, we can help you very easily navigate the data superhighway and our extensive training package will teach you about controlling product inventory, evaluating sales figures and responding to customer queries.
Online retailers never close, meaning your clients have access to your products 24/7. You may close the shop at 5pm, but why lose precious clients? Now is the time to speak to us about getting your online store selling.
// How do I get in touch to discuss any of your services?
It could not be easier; just use the contact form to get in touch and let us know your requirements, then we can meet to discuss the full scope of your project.
Our Web Design Abingdon Process
Our structured web design process can help us deliver more successful websites faster and more efficiently.
PHASE 1 - DISCOVERY & RESEARCH
Discovery & Planning
Detailed Project Specs
PHASE 2 - CREATIVE & DESIGN
User Interface Design
PHASE 3 - WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT
Implement Theme into CMS
Populate Page Content
PHASE 4 - TESTING & LAUNCH
Testing & QA
Frequently Asked Questions
Get in touch if you have any questions about ecommerce devepment
HOW LONG MY ECOMMERCE DEVELOPMENT TAKE TO BUILD?
The length of time it takes to build an ecommerce development website is dependent on the individual project. However, a basic website can take between 2 – 4 weeks to be up and running, while a comprehensive website may take between 12 – 16+ weeks. In each case, your Project Manager will keep you informed from the outset and will always work towards launching the website within the agreed deadline.
CAN I UPDATE MY ECOMMERCE DEVELOPMENT?
As Abingdon Technologies offers a complementary training for all our ecommerce development packages session and provides each client with a CMS manual, it is expected that you will reach the expected level of competency to update your website quickly and easily. However, we are always available via the phone at our UK call centres and can provide more extensive training packages for a small fee, so you can rely on our help and support.
DO I NEED TO PURCHASE A DOMAIN NAME?
No. However, you will need to select the domain name which is right for your business and then, Abingdon Technologies will do the rest for you. Our design and development solutions include the registration of a .co.uk domain name for 1 year, which is then configured to work with your website.
WHAT ARE YOUR PAYMENT TERMS?
Abingdon Technologies operates default payment terms, which are 50% deposit, 40% main build and 10% on completion.
WHERE IS MY ECOMMERCE DEVELOPMENT HOSTED?
We host your ecommerce development on our very own services so if anything goes wrong with your website such as hacking or downtime we are at hand to deal with it and no other parties need to get involved.