With over 600 million registered users, Facebook is by far the largest social network in the world. On average, Facebook users spend over three hours a day on the platform. Measured by visitor times, the network from Palo Alto California far outranks Internet top dog Google. All this makes Facebook one of the largest channels through which online merchants can generate customers. We've taken all of this into account, and included a Facebook integration to ePages in version 6.11. The ePages blog explains which level of integration is possible.
It’s time to say goodbye to HTML tables. With version 6.11. ePages is switching to DIVs as the basic element for the layout structure. By doing so we are not only improving the performance of the whole system and the structure of ePages but also setting the cornerstone for the improved storefront for mobile devices. If you have created the layout of your shop by using the standard editors of your backoffice the technological change will have no visible effect on the layout of your storefront. But if you have used self written CSS code to adjust the layout of your shop it might be possible that these layout changes will no longer be in place after the update. The ePages blog explains the reasons for that and show you the necessary adjustments that are needed to get back your layout.
Neuromarketing studies have shown that emotional activity in a customer's brain decreases after just eight seconds. You must strive during this brief time span to get people enthusiastic about your online shop and your offerings. The single most important factor? A well-designed shop! But what should you keep in mind while sprucing up your shop? Continue reading the ePages blog to learn about four field-proven principles.
For more than ten years, Stefan Kolodziej and his business partner Kai Lieder have been running an online shop for high-quality teas. What has he experienced during that period? And what advice can he give to merchants who want to get started in e-commerce? Find out in the ePages blog's two-part interview.
"A majority of companies have not yet transitioned to international e-commerce." Wilfried Beeck – CEO of ePages, Europe's market leader for e-commerce – shared that insight during his "Sell Global, Think Local" speech at WorldHostingDays 2011. This event in Rust, Germany attracted more than 4,000 attendees this year, and has become the premier get-together in recent years for the international hosting industry.
Certain versions of ePages shop software have been experiencing problems while a shop's website is being loaded. This results in "white pages", or pages which display no content. This issue occurs primarily in a shop's back office and is limited to certain versions of the Firefox browser. Shop storefronts are affected less frequently. Continue reading the ePages blog to learn what causes this issue to occur and which solutions facilitate smooth sailing for shops.