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5 Ecommerce essential features every website must have

By Ollie Reardon 28th March 2017


Ever visited an online ecommerce store but left without purchasing due to getting frustrated with navigating around the website? Maybe the website is missing some essential features such as no option to pay via PayPal, Bitcoin or other favoured methods of payment? Here is a list of some of the most important must-have features to have on any ecommerce website: Mobile Friendly Design Like any other website, having a mobile friendly web design...

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Why accept Bitcoin on your e-commerce website?

By Jordan Hall 12th December 2013


You might have heard of Bitcoin in the news. It's had a great deal of worldwide media attention in recent weeks. But what exactly is Bitcoin and how can it help your business and e-commerce website? Bitcoin is both a new digital currency and a payment system. It is a secure and very inexpensive method to handle payments online or in person. Bitcoin offers many advantages to businesses thinking about accepting them on their e-commerce website, s...

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(More) Banksy T-shirts!

By Jordan Hall 20th September 2011


We recently posted about the launch of BanksyTshirts.org. If this interested you, you may also be interested in the recent launch of another Banksy t-shirts website! Rapid Web is happy to announce the recent launch a t-shirt website based solidly on our main and highly, flexible e-commerce system. This website offers a full e-commerce experience for both the visitors browsing the advanced front-end shopping basket/cart system, and for the clien...

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Grab a t-shirt for your child from the recently launched ‘Kids t-shirts’ website

By Jordan Hall 9th September 2011


Rapid Web is happy to announce our latest client's website launch, a brand new Kids t-shirts website! If you want a t-shirt for your child, or maybe your young one wants to pick our a t-shirt of their choice - this brand new kids t-shirts website may be the place to look. :) This websites for young t-shirt buyers, is powered by our primary e-commerce system. This e-commerce website system can be highly enhanced and modified to fit the bespoke a...

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Something Geeky e-commerce website

By Jordan Hall 5th September 2011


Several of us in the Rapid Web office are into some quite geeky hobbies, myself especially. Rapid Web is proud to announce the recent launch of Something Geeky, a brand new e-commerce website which sells geek t-shirts and other general geeky products. This e-commerce website is based on our custom in-house e-commerce system, which allows our clients to administrate their products and site options via a secure, custom and bespoke administrat...

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Banksy T-shirts.org – a customised e-commerce solution

By Jordan Hall 31st August 2011


We're very happy to announce to recent launch of Banky T-shirts.org, a website that sells t-shirts from the graphic artist Banksy, and donates £1 of each Banksy t-shirt to a charity of your choice! This website uses our in-house e-commerce system to power the online e-commerce shopping experience and the Wordpress blogging system to power the Banksy News section. This Banksy t-shirt website is a great example of how our in-house e-commerce sys...

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Saint Valentine’s Day comes up once again

By Jordan Hall 11th February 2011


Valentine's Day is coming around once again. Last time this year we mentioned how many people were taking their Valentine's shopping online. This year seems no different, with many of our e-commerce websites featuring new Valentine's Day sections in preparation for the big day, this coming Monday. Saint Valentine's Day, commonly shortened to Valentine's Day, is an annual commemoration held on February 14 celebrating love and affection between in...

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Sporting Kicks website launched

By Jordan Hall


Rapid Web is proud to announce to recent launch of the brand new Sporting Kicks e-commerce site. Sporting Kicks sell alternative football t-shirts and souvenirs. Although Sporting Kicks have been in business for many years, they came to Rapid Web for a fully new e-commerce website and redesign. We took their existing e-commerce solution and converted it to a completely new  and bespoke e-commerce system. To get to this solution, we offer...

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Today sees the highest sales for online retailers and e-commerce websites

By Jordan Hall 29th November 2010


According to a recent BBC article, today is set to become the biggest sales day for online retailers and e-commerce website. It is being called 'Mega Monday', and possibly resembles the Black Friday shopping phenomenon of the general retail world. Monday is expected to be the busiest online shopping day of the year, as consumers get ready for Christmas. Tens of thousands of pounds are expected to be spent online every minute throughout the day, ...

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Valentine’s Day shopping heading online this year

By Jordan Hall 11th February 2010


Valentine's Day is one of 2010's first large shopping day and should hopefully be a great boom for online e-commerce websites trying to promote their Valentine's Day gift products. Lovers will, as always, be celebrating their love and buying one another romantic gifts from a variety of places, hoping to once again win another part of their significant other's heart. In turns out that, according to a research company who has performed several ...

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What is PCI Compliance?

By Jordan Hall 11th September 2009


PCI refers to the Payment Card Industry. PCI compliance, in this context, refers to complying with the PCI Data Security Standard. Essentially, the PCI Data Security Standard is a worldwide security standard for information which was assembled by the PCI Security Standards Council. This standard requires a minimum level of security on servers and is designed to assist companies and organisation that deal with debit and/or credit card payments, ...

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