When merchants are thinking about changing the technological platforms for their eCommerce business and decide to go for a headless software architecture, they’re inevitably confronted with the fundamental question whether to build a frontend entirely by themselves or go with a Commerce Frontend Platform. Both approaches have their merits, so we’ll dive deeper into the pros and cons of each of the options.
The heavy lifting of collecting and preparing all data required for the frontend happens in the backend. Read more about the importance of data aggregation in the lastest episode of our performance series.
A combination of microservices, APIs, cloud adoption, and headless architecture is needed to truly master eCommerce in a way that puts consumers first. Most successful organizations have already adopted one of these 4 “pillars,” and most are planning on adopting all 4 in their near future. Our partner emporix takes a look at the added benefits of using cloud native technology with an API first approach.
Cloud adoption is called a digital transformation for a reason. Relocating to the cloud can alter a company’s business model and profoundly transform how it operates, including performance, organizational structure, and responsibilities. Our partner EPAM shares information about this topic.
Performance is key for all sites. Not only does it improve SEO, but it increases sales and customer happiness. But companies must recognize the challenges that are involved. In this series, we’ll go through the main areas of site performance, how you can improve the performance of your site, and the trade-offs you’ll have to make when it comes to performance versus customer experience.
In the first article of this series, we’ll look at Server Side Rendering.
Frontastic and E2X combine expertise in commerce sites with 20 years of experience delivering agile, flexible, and API first commerce solutions to provide businesses with the next generation of customer-centric digital transformations. Read more.
Customer experience has always been at the very heart of grocery commerce. From being able to select a particular cut of meat at the deli counter, to weighing out the perfect portion of hand picked fruit or vegetables, grocery shopping is a sensory experience that consumers quite rightly get very selective about. Our partner emporix tells you more about the topic.
Our partner Amplience gives insights into the difference between mobile responsive and mobile first. We all know the importance of mobile, yet many websites are still stuck in the world of being mobile responsive only. Learn more in this insightful guest post.