Ecommerce

Must have ecommerce Features

By August 27, 2012 November 23rd, 2019 No Comments

Every Ecommerce Store Must have it’s basic features in terms of operating the website smoothly with aspects such as Online Marketing, Sales, Orders, Catalog and administrator features. Below is the list of the basic features every ecommerce website must have.

  • Site Management
    • Administration permission system roles and users
    • Fully 100% Customizable design using templates
    • Support for Multiple Languages and Currency
    • Batch import and export of catalog and customer information
    • Content Management System for informational and landing pages
    • Tax Rates per location, product type or customer group
    • Captcha functionality to help prevent automated software from attempting fake logins.
  • Catalog Management
    • Unlimited Products, Categories and attributes
    • Simple, configurable (e.g. size, color, etc.), bundled and grouped products
    • Downloadable Products
    • Virtual Products
    • Attribute sets for quick product creation of different item types
    • Inventory Management with backordered items, minimum and maximum quantities
    • Batch Updates to products in admin panel
    • Automatic Image resizing and watermarking
    • Search results rewrites and redirects
    • Moderate product tags and reviews
    • Customer Sorting, i.e. price, brand, size, etc.
    • RSS feed for low inventory alers
  • Catalog Browsing
    • Layered / faceted Navigation for filtering of products in categories and search results
      • Filter products by price and display a range of prices based on even increments or by a similar number of products within each range.
    • Static Block tool to create category landing pages
    • Product Comparisons with history
    • Configurable search with auto-suggested terms
    • Breadcrumbs
    • Ability to assign design within category and products level
    • Recently Viewed Products
    • Popular search terms cloud
    • Product listing in grid or list format
  • Product Browsing
    • Multiple Images per product
    • Product Image Zoom-in Capability
    • Related Products
    • Stock Availability
    • Product Option Selection
    • Add to wish list
    • Send to a friend with email
  • Marketing, Promotions and Conversion Tools
    • Related Products, up-sells and cross-sells
    • Catalog Promotional pricing with the ability to restrict to stores, customer groups, time period, products and categories
    • Generate a set of unique coupon codes for each promotion and export the list of codes for offline distribution, email, newsletters and more.
    • Landing page tool for categories
    • Customer Groups
    • Product Bundles
    • Recently Viewed and compared products
    • New items promotional tools
    • Persistent Shopping Cart
    • Free Shipping Options
    • Polls
    • Newsletter Management
    • Send to a friend for all visitors or registered users only
    • Send Wish list by email
  • Search Engine Optimization
    • 100% Search Engine Friendly
    • Google Sitemap
    • Search Engine Friendly URL’s
    • Meta information for products, categories and content pages
    • Auto-generated sitemap for display on site
    • Auto-generated Popular search terms page
  • Checkout, Payment and Shipping
    • One-page Checkout
    • Guest checkout and checkout with account to use address book
    • Shipping to multiple addresses in one order
    • Option for Account creation at the beginning of checkout
    • Saved Shopping Cart
    • Accept Gift Messages per order and per item
    • Shopping cart with tax and shipping estimates
    • Ability to specify allowed destination countries per method
    • Flat rate shipping per order an item
    • Free Shipping
    • Tables Rate for weight, subtotal, destination and number of items
    • Onsite Order tracking from customer accounts
  • Order Management
    • View, Edit, create and fulfill orders from the admin panel
    • create one or multiple invoices, shipments and credit memos per order to allow for split fulfillment
    • Print Invoices, Packing Slips and Shipping labels
    • Customized Order Status
    • Create re-orders for customers from the administrator panel
    • Email notifications of orders
  • Customer Account
    • Account Dashboard
    • Address book with unlimited addresses
    • Wishlist with the ability to add comments
    • Order status and history
    • Re-orders from account
    • Default Billing and Shipping Addresses
    • Newsletter Subscription Management
    • Product reviews submitted
    • product tags submitted
    • Downloadable/Digital products
  • Customer Service
    • Contact Us Form
    • Create and edit orders from the admin panel
    • Feature-rich customer accounts
    • Order History with Status Updates
    • Order Tracking from Account
    • Password reset  email from front-end and admin panel
    • Order and account update emails
    • Customizable Transactional emails
  • Analytics and Reports
    • Integrated with Google Analytics
    • Admin Dashboard for report overview
    • Sales Report
    • Tax Report
    • Abandoned Shopping Cart Report
    • Best Viewed Products report
    • Best purchased products report
    • Low Stock Report
    • Search Terms Report
    • Product Reviews Report
    • Tag Report
    • Product Usage Report
    • Total Sales Invoiced
    • Total Sales Refunded