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What is eCommerce development

eCommerce web development is the process of building and designing an eCommerce website where consumers can purchase products online.

Because eCommerce websites are so popular with consumers, developing an eCommerce website can help you generate more conversions and revenue for your business.

An eCommerce web developer’s primary responsibility is to make the design prototype of a website come to life and overall function as a website. In other words, web development involves making the design of a website function as it should.

For example, a web developer would ensure that any navigational buttons, contact forms, calls to action (CTAs) buttons, and hyperlinks function as they should.

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What is the best eCommerce platform?

Different eCommerce platforms offer different features and prices. Whichever route you rely on when building your website, always think about the below factors carefully:

The platform you choose must ensure your website is constantly updated and managed, has great uptime, intuitive and seamless payment processors and a shopping cart, good for customer service and user experience. Ensure security for your site and customers’ data
Along with perfect SEO ranking, high performance and accessibility rating onto of being responsive and support many features like up-selling, multiple currencies, translations, reviews, after marketing, abandoned checkout remarking and more.

Fortunately, the Visionary Works team has dealt with many eCommerce projects over the years and can help navigate this complex and confusing world for you.


How can I get more sales?

User experience and Search Engine Optimisation are everything to increasing store revenue. Several great tactics are used to boost sales. Your site needs to have very high-performing pages from an SEO perspective to rank it higher on Google.

After considering interactive and intuitive user experiences, we would next look for UX dead ends and anywhere where your potential customer isn’t funnelled into making a sale. Our job is to tell your story and do it in a way that improves brand awareness and loyalty.

Working with us ensures you get a website that performs to the absolutely highest possible standard; combining this with Pay Pay Click (PPC), and Google Ads, will drive up your sales potential.

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How we do it

Planning and research


In the first phase, we work closely with you to learn not only what your requirements are but the reasons behind them. By putting ourselves in your shoes, we can truly understand the problems that need to be solved.

After an initial free consultation, we build a requirements document and build a breakdown of design, development and support needed along with the hourly required. We charge an hourly rate so we can scale up or down depending on your needs. Usually, we will provide recommendations on where we can provide the most value.

Once you’re happy with the quote, we’ll send the contract over and after receiving the first payment we’ll move over to the design phase.


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A selection of our favourite projects

Trusted and award winning

We’ve been working as a team for over a decade with hundreds of projects under our belt and multiple challenges and awards we have won. If you would like to learn more about our testimonials and awards click below.

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Ricky Brownlee

Creative Building Design Ltd

We needed a new redesign for our website to keep our online presence active. The &Elements team came into our offices, and we worked together on the requirements for the new website. A few days later, they came back with the design prototype, which after we approved we got our site up and running a couple of weeks later and it even works on mobiles now. Thanks guys!

Ruth Paton

University of Suffolk

We reached out to &Element to help us create the branding strategy for Entrepreneurs Forge, which is an immersive development programme designed to help personal resilience and economic recovery and growth in Suffolk. The team worked with us through many research sessions to build a brand that delivered to exactly how we wanted.

Peter Cochrane OBE

Ex-CTO of BT

There is nothing like a change of career for creating a tidal wave of disruption; and after decades of leading industry, I was ready for a change. This needed capable hands and minds, but serendipitously, I met Element Softworks! After working with them over 2 months we created my new brand and website. Luke and his team are the best I have ever worked with, and therefore come with my full support and highest recommendation.

Got an eCommerce related question?

Most eCommerce platforms offer international shipping options and the ability to accept payments in different currencies.

Most eCommerce platforms offer the ability to sell gift cards and vouchers to your customers.

Most eCommerce platforms offer inventory management and sales tracking features that allow you to keep track of your stock levels and sales performance.

Most eCommerce platforms offer customisation options that allow you to tailor the look and feel of your online store to your brand.

Most eCommerce platforms offer discount and promotion features that allow you to offer special deals to your customers.

Yes, you will need a domain name to create an online store using an eCommerce platform.

Most eCommerce platforms are designed to be user-friendly and do not require any technical skills to use. However, some platforms may have a steeper learning curve than others.

Most eCommerce platforms offer integration options that allow you to add an online store to your existing website.

An eCommerce platform can help you reach a wider audience, increase your sales, and provide a convenient shopping experience for your customers.

Most eCommerce platforms offer integration options that allow you to connect your online store with social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram.

Most eCommerce platforms offer integration options that allow you to connect your online store with email marketing software such as Mailchimp or Campaign Monitor.

An eCommerce platform is a software application that allows businesses to create and manage online stores where they can sell products or services.

The cost of an eCommerce platform can vary depending on the features and functionality you require. Some platforms may offer a free plan, while others may charge a monthly or annual fee.

Most eCommerce platforms offer analytics and reporting features that allow you to track your website traffic, sales performance, and customer behaviour.

Most eCommerce platforms offer the ability to track abandoned carts and send reminders to customers who have left items in their cart.

Most eCommerce platforms offer customer support features, such as live chat and email support, to help you provide assistance to your customers.

Most eCommerce platforms have security measures in place, such as SSL encryption, to protect your customers' information.

Yes, most eCommerce platforms offer payment processing options that allow you to accept payments from your customers.

Most eCommerce platforms allow you to create product categories and filters to help your customers find what they are looking for more easily.

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