7 Checkout Flow UX Tactics that Boost Your Conversion Rate

Today, ecommerce website optimization is a well-oiled machine that covers aspects such as navigation, design, and content to help convert your visitors, i.e. make them buy something. However, not enough attention is paid to optimising the checkout flow of ecommerce websites or apps, which is where the actual money is…

React: 9 Reasons Why Its Taking Web Development by Storm

In 2013, when Facebook’s Pete Hunt declared that React would become open-source, most didn’t realize the move was going to radically change the web development landscape. Come 2021, the React framework (or rather, library) has grown from strength to strength and has even spawned a mobile development framework in the…

WooCommerce vs Magento vs Shopify: And The Winner Is…

$523 billion. $598$ billion. $861 billion. Those are the annual eCommerce sales in the US for 2018, 2019, and 2020, respectively. While the huge jump from 2019 to 2020 is explained by COVID-19, online was outpacing offline even before that, both in sales growth and consumer preference. A good example…

eCommerce Website Development Cost in 2021: We Do the Numbers

Horses for courses. That sums up the answer to how much does it cost to build an eCommerce website from scratch in 2021. Wondering why? The phrase is appropriate as the cost of building an eCommerce site today depends upon diverse factors. For starters, a thumb rule is to peg…

Understanding Adapter Design Pattern with a Case Study

Have you ever thrown up your hands in frustration when after a hectic day of travel, you find your phone’s charger is incompatible with the one in your hotel room? If you have, we know the feeling as software developers too encounter such issues when developing software, whereby two objects…

eCommerce Trends 2021: 7 Ways To Ensure Sales Growth

August 12, 1994, is of great significance to the history of eCommerce. As reported by the New York Times, it was when a group of internet entrepreneurs celebrated what was then the first online retail transaction backed by data encryption to ensure privacy. The product that exchanged the virtual hands?…

B2B-B2C Hybrid eCommerce: Twice the Success, Half the Cost

Did you know what is common between businesses as diverse as Burrow (DIY furniture), Tesla (premium electric cars), HP (PC and peripherals), and even Zoom (virtual communication)? They each belong to sectors that traditionally operate in the B2B space but have successfully adopted a DTC (Direct to Consumer) model. There…