Alberta Ecommerce Web Design

Custom Alberta Ecommerce

Through our expertise in ecommerce development and omnichannel management, we help Alberta-based businesses sell online.

500+ active clients
500+
Satisfied Digital Marketing Clients
18 years in business
2004
Founded 18+ Years Ago
20+ Onsite experts
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Onsite Experts (No Outsourcing)

Alberta Ecommerce Website Design Consultants

Our ecommerce website developers have built custom websites for Alberta-area businesses for more than 18 years.

Developing an effective ecommerce website in Alberta starts with understanding the nature of your e-commerce business. The things we talk about with you are things like how you've run an ecommerce business in Alberta, what platforms you've used, how your customers interact with your brand, what features you need, and how you handle orders.

Knowing this lets us make informed recommendations about the best e-commerce platform for your Alberta-based business. The selection of the best platform for your specific needs is critical when developing a new Alberta ecommerce website or redesigning an existing Alberta e-commerce website.

You need to understand your business goals before you start an ecommerce web design project in Alberta. Regardless of whether you choose a local Alberta ecommerce developer or a national ecommerce web development firm, we'll help you gauge the success of your Alberta ecommerce web design service. It will help set expectations throughout the Alberta ecommerce website design so you get the best website.

After your Alberta ecommerce development service is complete, we'll even be available to offer Alberta digital marketing and website support services!

Alberta Ecommerce Developers

Benefits of a Custom Alberta Ecommerce Website Solution

Our agency was founded on the principle of providing custom website solutions in Alberta and nationwide. We have a strong history of working with local clients to understand their ecommerce business and deliver a custom Alberta-area website unique to their online brand.

You'll be in good hands with us when it comes to Alberta e-commerce website development. We'd like to work with you and your Alberta team to understand your functionality requirements, outline the deliverables and turnaround time, and help you with everything after the launch.

Our ecommerce web design agency is happy to provide Calgary, Edmonton, Red Deer, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, and Grande Prairie with professional ecommerce development services.

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The Best Ecommerce Platform for Your Alberta Website

If your Alberta e-commerce company needs a platform recommendation, we need to know what your website's goals are. There is no single e-commerce platform that is perfect for all Alberta-area websites.

For WooCommerce and Shopify projects, we have separate development teams. We can provide expert advice and service because our local ecommerce website developers specialize in their own preferred ecommerce platforms.

Alberta WooCommerce Web Design Services

The most popular Alberta website content management system is WordPress. If you want an ecommerce website using WordPress, you'll likely need a WooCommerce web designer in Alberta.

In Alberta, we help startups and e-commerce businesses get started with WooCommerce.

Here are some of the reasons our ecommerce website designers tend to recommend WooCommerce:

  • If you need a custom theme, but have a limited budget, we recommend WordPress or WooCommerce. We have our own custom WooCommerce theme that is based on Understrap and makes a great starting point for Alberta WooCommerce websites. Theme development within Shopify is often more expensive for Alberta e-commerce clients.
  • If your Alberta business already has a WordPress site, we recommend WooCommerce. When you like the look and feel of your content-based website, why spend time and money redesigning it just to add ecommerce?
  • The web companies in Alberta who prefer open-source software use WooCommerce. There are no monthly fees to use WordPress or WooCommerce, except the web hosting fee to keep the website online. As an alternative, Shopify has expensive monthly fees (depending on your plan) and their apps are often more expensive than WooCommerce or WordPress plugins.
  • Most Alberta businesses that want a product builder should consider WooCommerce. It is simply easier to develop a custom product builder in WordPress than most other platforms. Don't worry though, there are third-party apps for Alberta websites running Shopify that need a product configurator.
  • WooCommerce is great if you're in an industry that's not accepted by Shopify.

Alberta Shopify Web Development Services

Shopify is the most popular web-based ecommerce platform. If you want to run an e-commerce website in Alberta, you'll probably need a Shopify web designer.

A lot of our Shopify developers have experience designing websites for new and existing businesses in Alberta.

Here are some of the reasons our ecommerce web developers often recommend Shopify:

  • For Alberta merchants interested in a hosted ecommerce system, we recommend Shopify. If you want to run an ecommerce business in Alberta, you don't have to worry about constantly updating plugins or software.
  • When Alberta web companies don't need a lot of custom functionality, we recommend Shopify. It is often more expensive to develop custom functionality within Shopify than WordPress. Additionally, Shopify apps often have monthly fees that really add up, in comparison to the less expensive WordPress plugin options.
  • The best e-commerce platform for Alberta businesses that rely heavily on fast turnaround times for development and marketing is Shopify. It is often faster to set up a Shopify website to test out a new product and cycle through various apps and ideas to test conversion optimization strategies.

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Redesigning Existing Ecommerce Websites

Alberta ecommerce sites that don't perform, don't function, or don't convert well might need a redesign or overhaul.

You should approach Alberta e-commerce redesign projects with exceptional care. It's possible to lose search rankings and online sales if your web developer forgets to create 301 redirects, completely restructures your URLs, or improperly reorganizes your product catalog.

We like to know your whole business before we start an e-commerce website redesign in Alberta. Here are some of the important factors to consider when redesigning Alberta ecommerce websites:

  • You have an e-commerce site in Alberta. How do people get there? It's important to maintain URL structures or implement 301 redirects if most of your online sales come from organic search traffic. It's also good to keep the same product categories, breadcrumb trails, and page content throughout the development of your Alberta website.
  • What do customers think of your Alberta website? Making big changes to your website is okay if your online shoppers aren't happy. It's advisable to be cautious with design changes if you've already got good conversion rates.
  • Are you migrating e-commerce platforms? It will work different than your old website, if that's the case. You'll have to be prepared to change how you enter products, fill out orders, update customer info, and checkout.

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Determine Goals for Your Alberta Ecommerce Web Design Service

You can pay a lot of money to build an ecommerce site in Alberta. Before hiring a local ecommerce web designer, you should put together a list of goals you'd like to see achieved through the Alberta ecommerce website design service. Keeping track of measurable goals will help you keep your e-commerce site progressing in the right direction. We've seen these goals for Alberta ecommerce website design projects:

  • To build out an online website for a new Alberta e-commerce venture.
  • Upgrade an old Alberta e-commerce system into a new one to improve security or functionality.
  • To redesign an e-commerce site to improve user experience (UX), reduce bounce rates, and improve conversion rates.
  • Improving the shopping experience by making it faster and more responsive.
  • To fix web accessibility issues for ADA and WCAG compliance.

Our Alberta ecommerce development services have helped other businesses before, so we're excited to help with your new ecommerce website! We can help you put together a list of goals for your Alberta e-commerce website if you need it!

Questions to Ask Your Alberta Ecommerce Web Designer

You should ask plenty of questions before hiring an ecommerce web development company in Alberta. While the answer will be valuable, even more important to you should be the manner in which the answer is given. Check to see how receptive the sales team is to detailed questions. You'll get a good idea for how things will be when the Alberta ecommerce web design service starts up. Here are some common ecommerce development questions we get asked by e-commerce businesses in and around Alberta:

  • Is your ecommerce web development outsourced? WebCitz doesn't outsource ecommerce website development because we have our own Shopify and WooCommerce developers for your Alberta website.
  • If you change URLs, do you set up 301 redirects? WebCitz tries to keep the URL structure the same, but this is often not possible during platform migrations. We create 301 redirects for Alberta ecommerce web designs that have different URL structures.
  • When you start an ecommerce website design project, do you make design mockups? WebCitz creates design mockups for all Alberta WooCommerce developments, but we only create a design mockup for Shopify projects that have a higher budget for a fully custom Alberta ecommerce website design.
  • Can you help Alberta business owners choose the right platform for their e-commerce site? WebCitz helps clients pick the right platform for their ecommerce websites. Generally, the answer depends on your web design and e-commerce needs.
  • How quick is the turnaround time for Alberta ecommerce development services? WebCitz usually gets Alberta ecommerce web development projects done in 3-4 months, but it can take up to 9-12 months for really complex e-commerce websites.
  • Have you seen your Alberta ecommerce website developer's past work or recent reviews? WebCitz has an ecommerce web design portfolio, numerous ecommerce case studies, and dozens of client reviews to share!

How We Design the Best Alberta Ecommerce Websites

Efforts to design an e-commerce website in Alberta should follow a formal process. Here is our process for designing Alberta ecommerce websites:

Discovery Phone Calls

In a discovery call, we learn about your Alberta company, your ecommerce history, your development expectations, and your future plans. This helps ensure everyone working on your project has an opportunity to voice their opinion, which goes a long way to minimizing confusion throughout the ecommerce project.

Kickoff Discussion

When you're ready to move forward with our ecommerce development company for your Alberta website development, sign the proposal, submit a down payment, and schedule a kick off call. Everybody will have a chance to talk about how the project will unfold, who will handle each stage of the design, and how long the turnaround time will be for completion.

Design Mockups or Template Selection

We'll start with mockups for your Alberta ecommerce website design if it's built in WordPress with WooCommerce or if your budget allows a custom design built in Shopify. This way, everyone is on the same page about how your site will look and feel before an e-commerce developer starts. Alternatively, if you selected a template-based approach within Shopify, this is the phase where we start helping you select a theme for your Alberta ecommerce site.

Ecommerce Web Design

The development phase of your Alberta ecommerce build will be the longest. It includes data migration, theme customization, functionality development, and more! Throughout this process, you'll have a password-protected development website to visit so you can follow along and provide comments as necessary.

Website Launch (Plus Website Training!)

As soon as the ecommerce website development project is finished, we'll provide you with any training you need. When you are comfortable managing the ecommerce website, we'll schedule a time that works for everyone involved to launch your future Alberta e-commerce storefront! You can even get a checklist for launching the ecommerce site if you're interested!

We've been improving this Alberta ecommerce web design process for more than 18 years. We have incredible experience designing, developing, and launching successful e-commerce websites throughout Canada!

Additional Services for Your Alberta Ecommerce Web Design Project

The development of the website is only one part of a successful ecommerce storefront in Alberta. Let's explore some additional services, which are completely optional, to help you get the most out of your custom Alberta e-commerce website:

  • You can get multimedia to showcase your Alberta web business from our on-site video production team.
  • Let our digital marketers help you rank your ecommerce products higher in Alberta search results, or nationwide.
  • We have a PPC advertising team who can help you with any campaign type on Google Ads, Facebook Ads, or Bing Ads.
  • Website accessibility solutions to help you comply with ADA and WCAG.
  • To make sure your products sell to any audience, we have extensive experience with product page design and conversion rate optimization.
  • For your Alberta company, we can design logos, web banners, affiliate graphics, social media graphics, and other custom artwork.
  • We manage our own high performance web servers to help increase your page speed for content-based websites and WooCommerce storefronts.
  • For custom web development in Alberta, we have PHP, Vue.js, JavaScript and React Native developers.

We're your trusted Alberta ecommerce website provider no matter what your Alberta business needs from its ecommerce website!

Why Choose WebCitz for Your Alberta Ecommerce Website Design

Choose WebCitz for our ecommerce experience, the dedication we put into each of our clients in Alberta, and the unique solutions we bring to the table.

We are a results-driven ecommerce website design firm with more than 18 years of experience designing attractive, high-converting e-commerce websites for small businesses and large corporations in Canada! Our ecommerce web development company can handle all your Alberta ecommerce web design needs quickly and effectively.

Here's why you should choose WebCitz:

  • We don't outsource ecommerce development services for Alberta businesses.
  • We have an in-house team of top e-commerce website designers.
  • For WooCommerce and Shopify websites, we have separate web development teams.
  • We start WordPress and WooCommerce projects from our very own internally built theme, based on the Understrap framework.
  • We've worked with multiple CSS frameworks, including Bootstrap and Tailwind.
  • To answer your Alberta digital marketing questions, our team has experts in search engine optimization (SEO), user experience (UX), sales funnels, and conversion rate optimization (CRO).
  • Check out our free website design tools like color scheme pickers and password generators.
  • You can reach us on the phone, live chat, or email when you have questions about your Alberta ecommerce website development service.

For more information about our e-commerce website design services in Alberta, just fill out our online contact form, start a live chat with us, or call (800) 796-8263. Let's talk!

Alberta Ecommerce Website Development Cost Calculator

Check out how affordable our alberta ecommerce development services can be for your business! You are in complete control of your ecommerce web design budget. Answer a few simple questions about your project and our ecommerce website cost calculator will recommend a budget range for your ecommerce development. To receive a more accurate quote, simply reach out to our team to discuss the details of your project. This ecommerce web design cost calculator helps you understand the factors involved in quoting an ecommerce development service.

Hear what our customers are saying

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Kendrick Jacobs

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Alo Health

WebCitz designed our Alo Health website and did such a great job of walking us step-by-step through the process, knowing the tech world was not a strength of ours. We love that we are able to change content whenever we want, but if we run into problems, they are a quick email away. They have been responsive, reliable and efficient. Thanks, WebCitz!
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