Overall Website Requirements
Details about the business and website
We are manufacturer and distributor of educational toys for both kids and adults. Looking to build an eCommerce platform/website with tons of other functionalities.
The major functionalities that the site would have are
· Toy Library
· Online Store
· Rental Option
· Services Booking and Reservations
There is another major functionality that we would like to add in the future.
· Used Toys Marketplace (where people who can rent or sell old toys which their kids no longer use)
The website will have the following pages:
Home, about us, Contact us, Toy Library, Online Store, Product Pages with in depth details about product, Rental Option, Services provided by us, Events Page, Bookings and Reservation, User Account, Blog, FAQs, Terms and Conditions, Policies, etc
These are some of the functionalities that we are looking on the website
· Toy Library
· Search Toolbox
· Product Comparison
· Product Quick View
· Reviews and Rating
· Social Media Integration – Google, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Whatsapp, Twitter, etc
· SEO optimized
· Cross platform selling – Amazon, Flipkart, Google Shopping
· Inventory Management
· Analytics, Tracking, and Reports
· Shipping Integration
· Shipping Rate calculator and Labeling
· One click checkouts, Multi currency functionality
· Accounts and Tax automation
· Coupon code, product discounts, and eGift Cards
· Abandoned cart Functionality
· Subscription and Loyalty Points/Membership System
· Live Chat
· Whatapp Chat
· User Login
Performance of the site matters
· Would like the site to be built with Oxygen Builder. Would like the site not to be bloated with pre built themes and templates.
· Optimized plugins and Funnels.
· SSL Certificate and PCI compliance
· Optimized CDN, DNS, and CMS. Would prefer Managed Hosting by Kinsta or KnownHost.
· Web Security, Caching, and Backup Plugins
· Page and Functionality responsiveness
The Look and Feel of the Website Matters
· The quality and feel and look of the website matters.
· Overall the website should be playful, fun, premium, thoughtful, beautiful, simple, feel good, vibrant, and colourful.
· Some of the Websites for design reference for the overall look and feel of the website:
o 99 Designs
· Online Store and Product Page
· Toy Library and Online Store
What I would like to know is
· What platform do you prefer and suggest?
· What be the estimated cost for the development of the website with and without App? We are a startup on a tight budget.
· Maintenance and optimization of website and functionalities in the future?
· Info about the tools and plugins used to build the website.