Category: ePages & e-commerce
ePages Now comes with many new features. One area that has been revised and made more user-friendly is the new, intuitive drag and drop editor. Using the editor, you can choose from one of the many new design templates and flexible content elements. In this article, we will introduce to you some of the features and show you how to design your Base Shop even better with the editor in ePages Now.
Google has already announced several times that they will switch their index to "mobile-first" or even "mobile-only". This means that only content easily visible on mobile devices will be indexed, I.e. be prioritised in the search results. The background to this is that more than half of all search queries now come from mobile devices, predominantly smartphones. A classic desktop view cannot be displayed well on smartphones and would therefore appear far down in the index or not at all. As a result, websites may not only lose visitors using smartphones, but possibly desktop users as well. This change by Google could come into effect as early as April 2021. In this article, we explain how Google proceeds with indexing and why merchants are best prepared for that switch with ePages Now.
Using the features available in the editor of ePages Now, you can give your online shop a more personal touch. Find out below how to individualise colours in your online shop. And we’ve just made it even easier to navigate through the pages of your online shop. In this article, we present the latest developments available for your ePages Now shop.
From the start of the year, we began offering merchants using the shop version Base the opportunity to update to the shop version Now. The Now version gives you a responsive design, new design templates and apps and many other features. With responsive design, meaning the ideal display of your website on all devices including mobile, you are prepared for Google's Mobile-First Index. From March 2021, Google will only index pages that have sufficient mobile display functionality.
Even though Brexit has been in place since February 2020, a trade agreement did not come into force until January 2021. To what extent ecommerce is affected by Brexit and what you should consider as a merchant are covered in this article. It is specifically intended for online merchants selling out from or into the UK.
Do you want to improve your online shop or take advantage of special features in order to tailor your online presence to the needs of your customers? With our apps you have the possibility to adapt your website accordingly. For example, you can run email campaigns, easily create your own logo, automate order processing and much more. You can find all available apps directly in your shop’s administration area under Apps. In this article, we present to you 5 apps in ePages Now that you should not miss as an online retailer. Please note that the availability of the apps depends on your software provider.
For online retailers, summer tends to be a quiet period - customers are usually thinking about everything else other than spending their time on the Internet. However, September is approaching fast and with it, many seasonal promotions will pop up throughout the last quarter of the year: back-to-school, Halloween and Christmas, for example. So instead of trying hard to maintain your sales and invest all your efforts in summer promotions, benefit from the slow August to look ahead, review your shop and plan for the upcoming seasons. Here are a couple of things you can do to get yourself prepared for the last and most intense shopping quarter of the year:
With the app Validation.com, merchants selling online with ePages Now can easily confirm the identity of customers - for example, for age verification purposes, or when additional proof of identity may be required.
Over the past few months, several new features have been added to our shop software ePages Now. In this article, we will introduce you to the most helpful of these.
With ePages, creating a shop is easy and requires no previous technical knowledge. However, the many options present merchants with the question of which steps should be completed before the shop is opened. ePages offers many features such as the connection of product portals, the creation of coupons or the use of apps to increase sales, but these are not mandatory. We have therefore compiled all the necessary steps in this checklist - from the selection of the design theme to product creation and the final shop test.