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Analysis of Storefront Software Packages

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Analysis of Storefront Software Packages Features of the storefront software packages that must be provided Storefront software packages have details that show the price requirements, packaging details, brand names, certification, products’ life span, place of origin, related keywords, category, and brand sign.
Name of the storefront software
Software products that we will consider in the case study are advertising led store, led backlit storefront, and golden outdoor storefront.
Comparisons of their
All these three storefront software packages have varying characteristics, though common to all of them. For example, depending on the production company or resource materials involved in the production process. These variations are particular on:
Prices
Golden outdoor storefront goes for US$ 1-50 per piece, Led backlit storefront for US$ 1-50 per piece while advertising led storefront is also sold for US$ 1-50 per piece. In conclusion, all the three products are rated same in terms of cost.
Signing up features
All signing up features for these storefront software products have sections divided up into chart section, supplier contacts’ buttons, buy it now buttons e.t.c.
Site design
All these websites are built on a HTML language that improves its quality and makes it current in the world of Web-technique applications. The HTML pros include increased accessibility (With the use of HTML 5 as a web development tool, screen readers are allowed to easily gain access of web contents in HTML elements and Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA) suites. These features help with dynamic contents and advanced graphical user controls that are developed based on Ajax, HTML, and JavaScript. as applied on all Web pages with rich graphical and text contents). Other features include. Mobile Applications, Offline caching, Video and audio support, Improved site speed
Customization
For this particular concern, the developer had a deeper view by providing accelerators and quick links which are in most cases used by experts for reasonably faster navigations. A user, therefore, has the options to select best criteria to reach the desired page.
Payment processing
In payments, a client has the right to or not to click on the “Pay it Now” button depending on how ready he/she is to do so. Upon clicking it, the client is directed to payment page to enter all payment information.
Product and shopping
To shop one has to go to Shopping Bag webpage, where he/she has the capabilities of selecting any item displayed, deleting in case one changes mind, changing quantity through quantity arrows e.t.c.
Marketing and merchandising
Website platform provides the best marketing and merchandising site for all the products available and developed by companies that develop such applications.
Support features
Other marketing support features such as chart web pages and quick links to social networks on all the storefront software packages is prevalent.
My storefront software selection- Golden outdoor storefront.
Heuristic evaluation these products looks into the extent of how easy it is to learn its use, apply it effectively, re-familiarize with its functions, and its level of flexibility as discussed below.
Ease of learning: This prototype provides a very distinct level of learn ability due to the appropriate use of Gestalt principles of proximity and similarity.
Usability: Web prototype under evaluation is established with the understanding of both experienced and inexperienced end users of Web-site applications.
Usefulness level of a website is determined by its main objectives and purposes for which it was developed, compared to its provisions.
In the context of this project, flexibility has the meaning of:
i. Adaptability of any user to effectively make good use of the functionalities provided within the application.
ii. Satisfactory achievement of the aims of all users of the application.
Out of the three options, I settle for the third storefront software package because of the following reasons:
i. This design is robust and can keep up to all levels of the business growth.
ii. It uses SEO search engine optimization
iii. It is easy to use as it allows for choices on the options available.
iv. It offers ample opportunity to nip any graphic templates.
v. It has operation efficiencies and management approaching from the buying or subscribing by integrating the company’s different functions i.e. inventory management and accounting among other functionalities.
vi. Being supported by a well designed and architected database, it is able to support the vendor at the moment’s notice on a 24/7 availability of both online chat and tech reps.
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