Online Shop & eCommerce Website Design

You have the freedom to list and sell as many products and categories as you need, change prices, photos and product descriptions. Personal one-on-one training will be provided so you have the knowledge to maintain the store.

Customers can also pay online using their credit or debit cards, plus the option of EFT payment, processed via either Yoco, PayFast or iKhokha payment gateways. Once a customer has placed their order and paid, you will both receive a confirmation email with the submitted information.

Please note that the setup fee includes the initial loading of 50 products and 5x general pages – home, about, contact etc.

You will also receive a responsive marketplace website, so it can easily be viewed on mobile devices, and a monthly website report which details the number of visitors and various other stats.

Live Online Shop Examples

Website Design Add-Ons

Additional features and parameters that can be quoted on:

  • Voucher purchase and redemption.
  • Minimum spend limit for free delivery.
  • Flat fee shipping/courier fees added on during checkout.
  • Free delivery when customer picks up the order from selected address(es).
  • Product reviews and ratings.
  • Discount coupons.
  • Customers choose the date for their order to be delivered.
  • Converting the online WordPress shop to either an Android or iOS mobile app.

Website Design Features

Clear, User-friendly Navigation
Content is laid out in a clear and concise way to allow visitors to find the information quick and easy.

Simple and Professional Responsive Design
Typically, the websites best at effectively converting site visitors into buying customers, maintain an attractive layout, but keep it clean and simple. A responsive design allows the website design to adapt and fit within various screen sizes.

Contact Information
List various contact details for visitors to get in touch.

Business Hours
Place your operating hours so visitors know when they can make contact.

Contact Form with Captcha / Anti-Spam
A form that allows visitors to fill in and request information and allow them to leave contact details.

Company Profile, Services, Projects, Staff
Showcase company information, list of services, project information, team members etc.

Photo Gallery
Display photos for your business in one main album or have various folders / albums of photos.

Google Map
Pin your business on a Google Map to assist visitors in getting to your location.

Header Image or Slider
Include images and sliders on your website to showcase your beautiful photos to your customers.

Social Media
Have links to your online social media profiles to increase visitor engagement.

Allow visitors to view and download documents such as company profile, BEE, tax status, catalogues etc.

Links to external websites
You may have links to other websites for visitors to view.

Basic SEO
Base SEO requirements are setup and loaded in the website to ensure it gets picked up online.

Submit to Google
When the website is launched and live for all to see, it is also submitted to Google to include in their directory. Google will first need to index your website which may take a few days until it appears.

Statistics with Google Analytics
Google Analytics is setup so visitors can be tracked on your website. Reports can be generated to provide insight into details such as how many people visited the website, what pages are most popular etc.

Quick Turn-Around time
Development and design of your website does not have to take months. The standard time frame for a website is 1-3 weeks from date of deposit.

Hosting of Email and Website
Domain registration, email accounts and website hosting can also be offered with recommended external providers.

Website Design Frequently Asked Questions

How long will it take for my website to be designed?
The timescale of a website design project is often dictated by the client. If you have a deadline in mind I will endeavour to meet it for you. The most common delay in the creation and completion of a new website is waiting for content (text/images) to be sent by the client. I aim to design and complete a website within 1 – 3 weeks.

What do you need from me exactly?
I will ask you to supply me with your logo and the content you’d like to include on the website. I will also ask you for inspiration (i.e. your likes and dislikes), contact details you’d like to show, accreditations and a few other small things.

Will we need to have a meeting in connection with the website design?
In some cases a meeting isn’t necessary. I place website designs in a private folder where only you and I can view the content. I then liaise with you regularly to discuss the website designs in order that the design and functionality is exactly as you wish.

Who owns the website once the website design is completed?
The website belongs to you. I can send you a copy of the website if requested. This copy is for your retention and should you wish to use another website design or hosting company, you are completely at liberty to take this copy to them to use.

Do you develop websites using any Content Management Systems (CMS)?
Yes, most websites are designed with either WordPress or Joomla, depending on the scope of the project.

Do you work on weekends?
Weekends are a valuable time to relax with friends and family. Unless otherwise arranged, most projects are scheduled during weekdays.

Can you help me take photos for my website?
Yes! I have been doing photography since 2012 and can assist in capturing vibrant photos or sourcing suitable ones online.

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