You are ready to begin work on your eCommerce website project, here are lists of must-have content to begin the project:

General Requirements

These are things you need for really any kind of website:

  • Logo in high resolution (PNG format preferred. JPG acceptable.)
  • Large (High resolution) images for banners, slideshows, etc.
  • Current Hosting (cPanel) Login Details
  • Social Media Links

E-Commerce Information

What’s an eCommerce website without these?

  • Product Categories & Subcategories
  • Product Information
    • Product Name
    • Product Pictures (at least 3 recommended per product)
    • Product Price
    • Product Description
    • Product Options (optional)
    • Product Specification (optional)
  • Delivery Locations and Rates
  • Bank Account Details

Content for information pages

Examples include:

  • About Us
  • Contact Us
  • Delivery Information
  • Payment Information
  • FAQs
  • Returns Policy
  • Terms & Conditions
  • Privacy Policy
  • Cookies Policy

3rd Party Platforms

Login details to:

  • Payment gateway (e.g. Paystack, Rave, etc.)
  • Email marketing platform (e.g. MailChimp)
  • Live Chat (e.g., Zendesk Chat, etc.)
  • Social media accounts (for social media feeds)
  • WhatsApp Live Chat

There you have it – everything you need to kick-off your eCommerce website! I hope you found this useful (List of Content Required for an eCommerce Website Project “Required content to start ecommerce website”).

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