Optimising Images

The images you use can dramatically affect the performance of your website. You can optimise images to improve the experience for your visitors. Our Page Speed Tune Up service improves the Google PageSpeed Insights score of a website. Optimising images is an important part of this service.  However, sometimes after we’ve fine-tuned the performance of […]

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Payment Gateways and Conversion

Most people working in the ecommerce industry will know the importance of ‘conversion’ and how the slightest mistake around the checkout process can increase the chance of an abandoned cart. It has been found, however, that by giving customers everything they require to complete their purchase, they’re more likely to convert to buyers. Simple I hear you […]

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4 tips to help give your website a spring clean!

  As the months after Christmas go by and we get back into the running of our businesses, we tend to forget that every now and then it is worth having a ‘spring clean’ to refresh websites and make sure everything is working as it should be. It provides the perfect opportunity to get your website […]

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BigCommerce Stencil – 5 Reasons to Upgrade

In October 2015 BigCommerce gave developers early access to their new theme platform, Stencil. Since then, we’ve worked out how to maximise the capabilities of the platform, to customise existing themes and develop new ones. We’re pleased to be the first “Stencil Ready” BigCommerce Partner in Europe[1] Cut the waffle, click here for the 5 reasons to upgrade […]

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How to set up a countdown notification strip in BigCommerce

During the holiday season, it’s important to let your customers know key information, like when you’re sending out last shipments and when you’re shut. This reduces frustrations from customers not receiving their orders in time, and builds trust in your brand as you continue to provide open communication to your visitors. In this article we […]

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Price Discount Badges highlight sale items

You’re running a great sale, you’ve worked out the pricing carefully, how can you make the most of it?  How do visitors know which products are reduced, and which have the best discounts? Eye-catching Price Discount Badges displayed next to products throughout your store draw attention to items on sale. Once installed, the badge only […]

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Hiding Categories in BigCommerce

One of the most popular pages on our website is an article on how to hide categories in BigCommerce. Our article provides a method for hiding categories using jQuery to filter out categories matching specific text strings. It’s now possible to achieve the same thing without relying on Javascript. To hide categories, all we need […]

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The Black Friday Phenomenon

Black Friday is the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States (the fourth Thursday of November). This year it falls on 25th November 2016. “Black Friday” as a shopping term is a fairly new concept in the UK, only really starting to be generally adopted in the last 3 years or so. In the USA […]

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How to set up Apple Pay with BigCommerce

This article is an edited version of the BigCommerce Support article “Connecting with Apple Pay”. The simplicity of Apple Pay attracts customers and increases conversion rates and new user adoption. Learn more about Apple Pay. Read on to find out how to set up Apple Pay on your BigCommerce store. Great news! There are no additional […]

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