A decade ago, it would have been really impossible to imagine that you could use your petite mobile phone to shop for products available in different parts of the world. With the advancement in technology, our shopping habits have changed significantly. Today, you can take your own time to browse products without bothering about the pesky salesperson, compare prices, and make a quick and sensible purchase with a single swipe or tap on our mobiles.
With the convergence of online and offline shopping, mobile commerce is fast replacing desktop-based ecommerce; in fact it is quickly taking over a massive portion of traditional retail shopping. Mobile commerce has empowered customers to a greater extent while giving retailers the opportunity to connect to more potential clients. No wonder, Mobile commerce or m-commerce is truly the future of retail industry and is having a telling effect on the way it will operate during coming years.
Smart phones are all over the place and shoppers are going mobile, and this is what keeps developers on their toes to constantly update m-commerce technology. Needless to say, online marketers are keeping their eyes open for the latest advancements in m-commerce.
The launch of Drupal 8, Drupal’s latest and most versatile avatar, has generated a new kind of buzz amongst web development communities. Since Drupal 8 offers numerous, exciting ways of editing and publishing content to the World Wide Web, life is definitely going to be easy for users and developers.
The rapid growth of tech-savvy consumers has made omni-channeling an inevitable part of retail success. Omni-channel strategies allows brands to interact completely with a consumer through several channels, improving the customer experience and ultimately ensuring brand awareness and reinforcing customer loyalty.
The holiday season is getting closer and that is our excuse to go shopping or rather shop from the convenience of our home or office. The ease and efficiency of Smart phones are encouraging consumers to make use of mobile commerce services to pay their bills, make online purchases, book tickets and conduct banking transactions.
Over the years, the use of mobile devices have grown manifold, and people no longer use mobiles only to make and receive calls. In fact, mobile shopping has become a common phenomena for the modern shopper. The mobile has become man’s constant and reliable companion and assists us in many tasks, and consequently, the number of applications and functions on a smartphone have also increased.
India as a mobile market has evolved at a tremendous rate and has become a pretty prominent market for smart phones. Since mobile phones have invaded personal space in a big way, it is really no wonder that retailers have quickly sensed this opportunity and have made the right moves to grab attention.
Thanks to the tremendous advancement in technology, today we can shop, pay our bills, book tickets and transfer funds through our mobile phones. Now we don’t have to pull out our laptop and wait for it to open in order to make purchases or pay bills, do we? Life has become much easier and quicker; you could say that now we have the world at our finger tips!
The excitement of the Drupal 8 launch is yet to subside and the buzz it has created is truly phenomenal. However, the users of Drupal 6 are worried about the impact and the challenges they may have to face due to this new release. Come 24 February 2016, Drupal 6’s EOL (end of life) will be a reality and will no longer be supported by Drupal.
The online e-commerce and retail websites are growing at a super fast rate and are evolving into better sites constantly. As consumers expect to get newer and better experiences every time they shop, the technology driving these sites too needs to be growing and evolving simultaneously too. This will ensure that the modern shopper is given a whole new shopping experience with every trip to the online store. In its latest version, Drupal 8 has made adequate changes and additions to its platform to elevate the engagement level with the consumer.
Every marketer and entrepreneur would be familiar with the fact that if you need to attract consumers to your products or services, your website has to be mobile-friendly. For, example you probably are now reading this article on your smart phone, gotcha!! Consumers love to browse products even in their spare time - I know I do! And every time consumers want to search products, they prefer to do it from their mobile phones, which offers more convenience.
Painting a picture or composing music is something we associate with creativity instead of website development. Even the job titles such as 'UX analyst', 'software developer' and 'Drupal developer' does not give readers an inkling of an idea that it is creative work. However, building websites and applications is a lot like a work of art; the final product should be a harmonious collection of information that not only appeals to but also captivates the viewers. It should appeal to the viewer’s aesthetic sense so that they will enjoy browsing through the website. It is also an art of getting into the mind of the user to place content in such a way that even a first time user can easily find what they want rather than being cumbersome to use the application.
At the heart of all Ecommerce sites, lies a powerful Content Management System, and therefore it is extremely important to choose the right platform. A Content Management System is a computer application that permits us to make changes to the Ecommerce website and publish the necessary changes. Since the CMS allows organization and modifications to the content, it is the core of your Ecommerce business in all respects.
The introduction of a brand new Drupal 8 is all set to give developers a powerful yet flexible foundation that promises a brilliant experience to users of the web, commerce, and mobile. Everyone who supports online content, whether you are an IT developer, content manager, decision maker, or a site administrator, is surely in for a wonderful digital showcase.
The introduction of Drupal 8 is sure to create a flutter in the web development circles; this latest version of Drupal, with cutting-edge features, is certainly promising some radical changes. Drupal 8, which embraces a variety of technologies including Symfony, Backbone, Twig, and YAML, is all set to create a revolution in the crowded CMS market.
Configuration management is the task of tracking and controlling changes in a website. Site owners often want to have deeper visibility and control over configuration changes for maintaining integrity and traceability throughout the lifecycle of a website.
With Drupal 8 just around the corner, every Drupal developer is in a nirvana of excitement and eagerness. Drupal keeps getting better and better every day and Drupal 8 will make website development and management a five-finger exercise, because this latest version of Drupal has included some amazing and potent Symfony components to serve the big businesses better.
Drupal 8 is bringing in numerous enhancements and features which will support editors in creating content on a day-to-day basis. The newest version of Drupal is set to bring a sea change in the entire experience of Content Authoring.