Taking Credit Card Payments Online: What’s Involved?

A nice article here from Smashing Magazine, which should prove useful for anyone thinking of starting an e-commerce website.

If you’re looking to integrate a credit card payment solution onto your website, the following steps are a guide to applying for, enabling and taking payments online. At first glance, the prospect of integrating a payment solution on a website can seem unwieldy, what with the vast array of payment options and technical acronyms. This article breaks down the entire process into bite-sized pieces, helping you understand the process much better.

E-Commerce,Web Development





Showcase of Beautiful (or Creative) E-Commerce Websites

Designers are constantly striving to create eye-catching designs without losing the usability features that add significant importance to the experience of online shopping. Today’s showcase presents a variety of websites with elegant design solutions and innovative design techniques. We have analyzed the designs and now discuss their advantages and disadvantages in this review. We also suggest improvements and further ideas that could help improve shopping experience on these sites. Hopefully, you can learn something useful from our thoughts.

Some nice looking websites, however I find that the navigation, etc of some of them can be quite hard and frustrating. Although some look great, they may not necessarily function well for the normal user.

At the House of Type we do a lot of fishing related work, and so Sky’s Guide Service was immediately interesting to me, and my colleagues. Personally I thought it looked great, and functionally was easy to navigate and use.

Web Design,E-Commerce,Web Development