Dancing Daisy
About the client

Established in 2008, Dancing Daisy has both a physical store based in Ferndown, Dorset together with an online e-commerce store.

Supplying and fitting dancewear and dance shoes for Dancers, Dance Schools, Teachers and Dance Shops for 12 years, Dancing Daisy has become very popular with all dance schools not just in the local area.

The business is run and managed by June who has a wealth of experience within the clothing industry.

Requirement

Dancing Daisy has had their fair share of issues with e-commerce sites in the past. Starting with a completely online builder site and ending up with an OpenCart solution which didn’t quite fit the bill both in terms of function and content management offering.

The main points that were not working or had issues were:

  • Product management including variants
  • Affiliate Marketing
  • POS (Point Of Sale)
  • Export/import process for product management
  • Front end content management
  • Oder management
  • ShipStation integration

In terms of design, the client liked their current design so this needed to stay as is with some minor tweaks.

Existing checkout solutions were required to be implemented into the new platform.

Technical requirements:

  • Website hosting
  • SSL (Secure Socket Layer) for site encryption

Solution

  • Hosting by ‘GoDaddy’
  • SSL via Go Daddy Secure Certificate Authority – G2

The website has been built on the WordPress ‘WooCommerce’ framework. The look and feel of the website has been kept in line with existing site design with some minor tweaks as requested by the client.

The back office has been built to give the client maximum content management including all product related data including but not limited to all product options using the variant process.

Research into the best Affiliate Marketing plugin was carried out and implemented/tested fully working prior to go live.

Research into the best Import/Export plugin was carried out and implemented/tested fully working prior to go live.

Both checkout options have been developed into the site PayPal and Payment Sense (Credit Card Processing)

ShipStation was integrated into the site with all functions tested working as required.

The website was built to be mobile responsive down to mobile phone screen size.

Work continues to provide a professional POS (Point Of Sale) in line with client requirements.

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