Laden by age-old technology, cumbersome checkout process and performance, challenges were:
- Outdated technology stack, including backend and front-end framework.
- Lack of advanced plugins and functionalities to match the latest eCommerce trends.
- Poorly designed checkout process lacking simplicity and speed.
- Lack of latest security measures to safeguard the website against intrusion or hack attempts.
- Absence of content management & personalization.
- Age-old design lacking effective engagement with the audience.
ABOUT MeccaBooks: MeccaBooks is a unique and special place to shop Islamic books for today’s generation of knowledge seekers. The bookstore is known for an extraordinary collection of traditional Islamic books from the best of the line of authors with popular titles. Visitors can browse shelves, refer to newly added books, and gift their loved ones special items.
While evaluating MeccaBooks' previous website, it was apparent that the site lacked modernization in terms of speed and user experience, considering the unique range of products MeccaBooks had to offer. Turning the vision of MeccaBooks' into reality was challenging but exciting.
Our approach was not limited to improvisation of the user journey and modernization of the tech stack, but the ease of maintenance post-deployment without much dependency on the technical team was also an essential factor for a cost-effective solution.
- User journey simplicity was the core of UI/UX phase.
- Drupal was chosen to ease down the backend process.
- VueStoreFront was chosen to improve the end-user experience.
- Magento was chosen to provide exponential eCommerce features.
The ultimate goal of the MeccaBooks eCommerce website was to take a technological leap while providing an exceptional user experience. AddWeb Solution has created and launched a whole new eCommerce site from scratch with advanced features, scaled existing core functionalities of the site, and a whole new look and feel of the site that smoothly works across all devices with modern front-end architecture. Furthermore, the new eCommerce store offers various features discussed below.
Let the MeccaBooks leverage the actual break up of front-end and back-end by migrating from VueStorefront-1 to VueStorefront-2, a lightning-fast front-end for headless commerce.
The users of MeccaBooks can quickly get support or assistance in their search for Islamic books. Moreover, the users can find answers to their queries on the go with round-the-clock chat support.
With the help of Yopto API, we have helped clients enable loyalty and rewards programs to encourage their users to purchase and earn reward points.
Now, let the worships come from around the world to MeccaBooks with the help of a Donation Page where interested buyers or visitors can donate for the betterment of the community.
An essential feature for MeccaBooks users is to help them add their favourite books to their wishlist to avoid searching for them again later when they buy them.
Let the MeccaBooks users sneak into their favourite books with the help of engaging animation videos.
Enhanced search option where the MeccaBooks user can filter the collection on the store based on various search criteria such as categories, subcategories, type, and more with the help of Algolia search.
Enhanced checkout process where the MeccaBooks users can manage shipping address, change shipping methods, payment options, and more.
The client witnessed an engaging and modern eCommerce solution with all the necessary upgrades and desired features. To easily resolve customer queries, various on-the-spot applications are enabled. Customized themes, streamlined checkout process, multiple plugins, and UI enhancements helped the client get a crisp, clear, and responsive online store and succeeded in providing an engaging online store. The client and traditional Islamic book lovers greatly appreciate the refreshing look and advanced features.
MeccaBooks has managed to achieve great results like:
Customer Engagement Improved
Improved Page Speed
Reduced Back-end Management Time