eCommerce Solution

Online Internet users growing exponentially forcing more and more Online Internet businesses to choose online shopping. Business to Consumer (B2C) represents a important portion of e-commerce selling.

The types of products sold by the Top 300 web merchants are as varied as those sold in stores, and the proportion of web sales represented by different product categories is far closer to matching the offline retailing environment.

y-developer a leading provider of global Online eCommerce solutions for any businesses, we are expanding and inspirational our longstanding strategic relationship to work together on delivery of the industry's next generation of business-to-business (B2B) eCommerce solutions worldwide.


Executive Summary »

This report distills the data from our major international usability study into the essence of e-commerce, discussing the strategic implications of our findings for the future of e-commerce. This is the report to give to your boss if he or she doesn't have time to read the detailed reports.

Category Pages »

Category pages organize and prioritize a site's offerings. Home pages are one type of category page. Some home pages clearly show what the site sells, but others confuse users by obscuring the purpose of the site. Product listing pages can be tricky to design because they must provide the right amount of information, and organize it well. 28 design guidelines.

Product Pages »

Users need sufficient information about a product before purchasing it online. Product pages provide that information using a combination of text and images. Effective product pages show availability, product options, and total cost. Good images also matter. 30 design guidelines.

Shopping Carts, Checkout & Registration»

Filling out forms correctly during shopping is very difficult for most users. Forcing people to register during their first purchase is a confusing and frustrating tactic that drives customers away. Better designs mean more customers can complete the shopping process. 32 design guidelines.

Search »

Many of our users went right to the site's search tool (unless it was hidden) but there were several reasons search didn't always help them. How to improve search results and search pages in product catalogs. 29 design guidelines.

Selling Strategies»

Some sites drive their customers away with high prices, unreasonable shipping costs, or unavailable items. Sites that learn to avoid these problems can then focus on tactics for achieving additional sales through cross-selling, recommendations, and gift-giving. 47 design guidelines.

Trust and Credibility»

Trust is the user's willingness to risk time, money, and personal data on a website. This report discusses many factors that can enhance (or damage) an e-commerce site's credibility. 34 design guidelines.

International Users»

When US-based sites go global, many aspects of the user experience get broken. This report focuses on not only the obvious issues such as address formats, but also cultural issues as well. Based on usability tests of European users. 19 design guidelines.


This report details how we conducted this study, including a summary of user demographics, how we briefed and interacted with users, and a summary of all the tasks. No design guidelines, but plenty of advice for running your own tests.