WordPress Development Services for eCommerce
WordPress development for eCommerce might sound odd after all WordPress is synonymous with Content and not eCommerce. However, with the unprecedented rise in popularity of Content Commerce more and more businesses are switching to this new approach. Content Commerce has been around for a while now, but no one ever really defined it until now. Content and Commerce have co-existed till now, and the combination of the two has created something revolutionary - Content Commerce. As far as eCommerce is concerned Content Commerce is still in its infancy although the practice has already been in use for years now.
With a whopping 36% of the entire web running on WordPress, there is little doubt about its reliability. WordPress development offers one of the most flexible platforms to the user with practically unlimited themes and customization capabilities. The WordPress platform is so flexible that almost every major eCommerce platform can be integrated into it using the proper plugins.
What is Content Commerce?
Content Commerce basically combines the best of the two worlds - Content and Commerce. Content Commerce paves a new path for eCommerce entrepreneurs. It is no secret that traditional advertising seldom works on average consumers anymore. Most consumers perceive advertisements as either over exaggerated or unreliable. The grasp or general awareness over technology and software like Photoshop only adds to the skepticism of the consumer.
Content Commerce, as the name suggests, employs content-rich websites to complement their products. Articles, blogs, and rich media content not only help your customers but also yourself. Businesses make use of magazine-like platforms to display their products and add content like a blog in which they showcase their products.
Get the best out of your WordPress website and add cool new features with plugin Integration. We’ll find the best plugin after analyzing your business model, desired website capabilities, and other factors that affect your business. We evaluate and explain the feature set of each plugin that you can use for your business.
WordPress Content Commerce
Content Commerce is one of the most effective ways to sell products online. We’ll explain how you can employ the concepts of Content-Driven Commerce and Commerce-Driven Content for your business. We will build your WordPress website from the ground up. Our WordPress experts will help you in every step of the way of setting up your store.
Theme Development & Customization
Our WordPress developers create a theme for your WordPress site that stays true to your brand. We will add custom elements to your website that’ll give it the uniqueness your business deserves. Our industry experts design, develop and personalize existing WordPress themes as per your vision and existing market trends providing you a coherent business flow.
Third-Party integrations add new features and capabilities to your WordPress site that makes your day to day work life easier. Our WordPress experts help you find and identify the most fitting third-party integrations for your business. Using third-party integrations like Hubspot & MailChimp we can automate & streamline all the processes in your store.
Mobile Optimization for WordPress
Optimize your WordPress store for the ultimate mobile experience. 62% of global users access the internet using their mobile phones. We use Accelerated Mobile Pages or AMPs to make sure that your WordPress website is accessible across all devices, anywhere, and at any time.
Security Enhancement & Optimization
Ensure that your website is safe and secure with top of the line security features. Advanced security features reassure your customers and users to help build trust. Our WordPress development experts carry out end to end optimization for your website. We make sure that your WordPress store is on par with the industry leaders.
Why use WordPress for eCommerce?
When it comes to content there is no platform like WordPress, they are the world leaders in open-source content management systems. Another added benefit of using WordPress for your business is that it is already SEO friendly and with the right content you can get more traffic to your website. WordPress comes ready for blogging and hence SEO gets an upper hand. Our WordPress expert will ensure the highest SEO capability for your website while maintaining a seamless transition to the eCommerce part of your store.
The most alluring aspect of WordPress remains the capability to employ content marketing. According to Forbes,
It is pretty evident from these stats that conventional ads yield little to no results in today’s market. So, why would you board a sinking ship? Content marketing is one of the most effective ways to sell online and no other platform does it better than WordPress. However, you need a WordPress developer who is expertized with content commerce. Our WordPress experts make sure you have the support you need through every step of the way.
Apart from this, there are several eCommerce plugins available that you can use on your WordPress website. With WooCommerce, BigCommerce, Shopify, and Jigoshop, WordPress gives you the freedom to choose the best one for your business.
How to Choose the Right WordPress Development Service for Your Business?
WordPress is undisputedly one of the most user-friendly Content Management System out there. However, when it comes to eCommerce in WordPress, you need help from a reliable WordPress Expert. So what should you look for in a WordPress development company? How can you make sure that they are reliable?
The first thing you need to look for in a WordPress developer is to make sure that they have the expertise of delivering a Content Commerce site. A Content Commerce site is not the same as a plain old eCommerce site, you need a WordPress development company who has hands-on experience on a content commerce site.
Which is why Virtina is the best choice for you, we know the importance of content, we know eCommerce, and we know how to blend them together without compromising the integrity of either.
Your next consideration when it comes to choosing the right WordPress website development company should be its expertise in the latest practices like Decoupled CMS and Headless CMS. Headless CMS could be treated as a subdivision of Decoupled CMS, they do not have a default front-end template or framework systems and hence can be called front-end agnostic
The possibility of these features is practically limitless in eCommerce. Having worked with the Decoupled and Headless CMS systems our WordPress experts have acquired extensive knowledge on them. A front-end agnostic system means that your content can be published anywhere, through any framework and hence achieve superlative flexibility.
WordPress Development - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Is WordPress a safe option for building my eCommerce website?
Yes, WordPress is indeed a safe option for building your eCommerce website. WordPress provides one of the most flexible platforms in the world. Many businesses have been using WordPress for their eCommerce requirements for years. The rise of superior & effective marketing methods like Content Commerce is driving more and more businesses to pick WordPress over all other platforms.
Which eCommerce plugin do you recommend for WordPress and why?
The eCommerce plugin best suited for your WordPress website depends on the type of business and your specific requirements for the website. The most ideal eCommerce plugin for WordPress, however, is WooCommerce. It is designed for small to large-sized online merchants using WordPress. Being a platform-agnostic eCommerce company with certified expertise in almost all major eCommerce platforms. We can integrate your WordPress website with BigCommerce, Shopify, Jigoshop, and more depending on your requirements.
Is it possible to build an eCommerce store on my existing WordPress website?
Yes, by employing the eCommerce plugin that is most suited for your website you can convert your WordPress website into an eCommerce/Content Commerce store. WordPress provides a variety of tools and plugins to help you do this. WooCommerce, BigCommerce for WP, Jigoshop, and WP Shopify are just some of the popular plugins that you can use. Our WordPress developer evaluates and determines the best plugin for your business and optimizes your WordPress site for eCommerce.
Are there any custom solutions if the plugins do not work?
Yes. WordPress already has a long list of plugins that you can use to enable any desired feature on your website. Our WordPress experts have extensive knowledge on the WordPress platform which we have gained from years of experience working on WordPress. If in case the plugins available can not deliver your specific requirements we can custom build a WordPress plugin for you that is tailor-made for your business and requirements.
What is the time required to build a WordPress eCommerce website?
The time required for each project varies depending on the complexity of the project. There are many aspects that have to be taken into consideration to determine the estimated time of completion of a project. The factors include the design characteristics, functionalities, custom capabilities, and so on. We take into account all the factors and estimate the time of completion after a detailed discussion. We make sure that every eCommerce project we undertake is delivered on time, every time.
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