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BigCommerce Web Design

WebCitz, since 2004, has been a trusted BigCommerce agency since 2017. Since starting with BigCommerce, our BigCommerce developers have been involved on numerous BigCommerce projects. We have taken care of everything from Custom Stencil Theme Development, Blueprint to Stencil Theme Conversions, and Custom BigCommerce Developments. In fact, some of our BigCommerce development services in the past have included migrations of 50,000+ products into and out of BigCommerce, installing and configuring BigCommerce apps, fixing Stencil theme issues, working on Headless BigCommerce projects, and even custom BigCommrece API integrations. If you have a BigCommerce website and are looking for a new ecommerce developer, please reach out to see what we can offer you. Alternatively, if you are thinking of migrating into BigCommerce from Magento 1, Magento 2, Shopify, WooCommerce or a different ecommerce platform, our BigCommerce developers can provide some insight into how that process would work for you.

  • Started with BigCommerce in 2017
  • BigCommerce Certified Partner
  • No Outsourcing
  • Large, In-House Team

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A Few of Our Ecommerce Developers

WebCitz is a USA-based web agency with 20+ dedicated team members. WebCitz does not outsource projects!

David W David W

David W

In Industry Since 2004

Drew P Drew P

Drew P

In Industry Since 2010

Jake F Jake F

Jake F

In Industry Since 2015

Justin F Justin F

Justin F

In Industry Since 2009

Taylor D Taylor D

Taylor D

In Industry Since 2011

Basic BigCommerce Development

For BigCommerce websites that require a professional, affordable and easy-to-maintain ecommerce website with no complex design, development, programming or product data requirements.


Price

$7,500+

Turnaround

3+ Months

Time Input

60+ Hours


Features

  • BigCommerce Setup & Configuration
  • Up to 8 Hours of Data Migration or Data Input for Products & Pages
  • 301 Redirects for Products, Categories & Pages
  • Template-based Design that is Responsive & Mobile-Friendly
  • Google Analytics, Google Search Console & Bing Webmaster Tools
  • Free Tips on Ecommerce Conversion Rate Improvements
  • Training on Website Management & Order Fulfillment
  • Ecommerce Conversion Tracking & Cart Abandonment Alerts
  • Free SEO, Social Media & PPC Review Post Launch

* This is a starting point for a BigCommerce development project that does not have any complex design, development or product data requirements. Requests for additional data migration, manual data entry, custom programming, app development, Amazon / eBay integrations, POS / ERP / accounting integrations, complicated page layouts or other unique requests will increase the price of your BigCommerce development quote. Please call us at 800-796-8263 to discuss your project's requirements and to receive a free ecommerce quote.

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Advanced BigCommerce Development

For BigCommerce projects that require a professional and easy-to-maintain ecommerce website, but have one or more complex design, development, programming or product data requirements.


Price

$17,500 to $49,999

Turnaround

3 to 6 Months

Time Input

130 to 380 Hours


Features

  • All Features from the Basic BigCommerce Development
  • Custom BigCommerce Stencil Theme Development
  • Additional Time for Design, Development & Programming

Enterprise BigCommerce Development

For BigCommerce projects requiring highly complex functionality, large-scale data management, custom POS / ERP integrations, API development, app development and other enterprise ecommerce features.


Price

$50,000 to $100,000+

Turnaround

6+ Months

Time Input

380+ Hours


Features

  • All Features from the Advanced BigCommerce Development
  • Headless Ecommerce Integration Availability
  • Further Time for Design, Development & Programming

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New BigCommerce Website Development

Are you a new ecommerce business looking to start your first ecommerce website? After talking with our ecommerce consultants, if BigCommerce seems like the best fit for your unique business needs, we'll be happy to setup a new website for you in BigCommerce! One of the most rewarding parts of our jobs at WebCitz is helping new businesses get started in a BigCommerce development project. We'll walk you through all the best parts of BigCommerce, from its ample selection of marketplace themes and apps, to configuring your store, adding products, performing order managing, and much more! When you start a new BigCommerce development project with WebCitz, you can rest assured we'll have options to help you from start to finish on your new ecommerce website development project!

BigCommerce Developments using a Pre-Built Theme

Let's be honest here, not every ecommerce website needs its design to be built from the ground up. This might sound like a great option for creating the most custom experience and appearance, but it often leads to some incredibly expensive quotes for the development. If you are comfortable selecting a pre-built BigCommerce Stencil theme for our developers to use in your project, we can help you develop your project with a pretty good cost savings over a custom theme development. There are benefits to a custom theme development, such as being able to control all aspects of the design, getting faster page loads, and having a cleaner design.

BigCommerce Developments using a Custom-Built Theme

Are you interested in having a completely custom design for your ecommerce website? We can create wireframes and mockups for a custom design, then implement that design into the BigCommerce Stencil framework. This is the best option when it comes to developing a custom theme free of the the bloat, code issues and speed deficiencies often found in 3rd-party themes developed overseas. However, be prepared for a much higher cost to accompany the development project, since this process adds more than a month of design and development time into a project.

Blueprint to Stencil Theme Conversions

If your website was setup in BigCommerce many years ago, you may still be running a legacy Blueprint theme. If this is your situation, our talented BigCommerce developers can work with you to redevelop your theme within the Stencil framework. This will allow you to take advantage of newer BigCommerce features in your storefront, and potentially even get your admin area upgraded to the newer product management interface. WebCitz has helped numerous companies manage their Blueprint theme, as well as move into a custom or pre-built Stencil theme.

What is BigCommerce Blueprint?

Blueprint is BigCommerce's legacy theme platform available to stores created prior to November 2016. Any BigCommerce store created after that date would have been setup in Stencil, the current theme platform. Blueprint themes let you customize colors and fonts inside the style editor, but more complex customizations like displaying payment logos in the footer or adding tracking scripts need to be done in the template files. Stencil themes let you customize these things within the page builder.

What is BigCommerce Stencil?

Stencil is BigCommerce’s current theme framework, which incorporates numerous best practices in programming trends, design standards, search engine optimization, etc. The Stencil framework even allows developers build locally on their own machines and publish design changes to your store through the Stencil API. The BigCommerce Cornerstone theme is built within Stencil.

Headless BigCommerce Developers

There are many exciting opportunities in headless ecommerce. The team at WebCitz has worked on numerous headless ecommerce projects in the past involving BigCommerce and Laravel, as well as BigCommerce and JS frameworks. While we have worked on headless ecommerce projects involving BigCommerce and WordPress, we'd rather not push that service due to some unique complexities in that headless approach. There are better options for developing headless BigCommerce storefronts when you involve Laravel or a JS framework.

What is Headless Ecommerce within BigCommerce?

Headless ecommerce is the separation of the frontend and backend of an ecommerce website. This means you can use WordPress, Joomla, Contentful, Laravel or any other non-ecommerce platform to build out the frontend of your website. Then, once you are ready to bring the ecommerce functionality into the frontend, you'd have your developer connect to the BigCommerce API to pull in product / category data, and build out the cart and checkout experiences.

Benefits of Headless BigCommerce?

Here are some of the benefits of headless ecommerce:

  • Complete control over user experience, breaking free of any constraints to the BigCommerce CMS system.
  • The ability to control URL structures within your store, such as keeping a WordPress blog in the /blog folder versus moving it to a subdomain.
  • The ability to implement custom functionality throughout the entire website, without being limited to BigCommerce apps.

Downsides to Headless BigCommerce?

Here are some of the downsides to headless ecommerce:

  • Much higher development costs, since your developer will be building out two environments and connecting them together.
  • Longer development turnarounds, since more work is required within the project.
  • The need for a web hosting service for the frontend.

BigCommerce API Developers

Are you looking for custom functionality within your BigCommerce website? If so, the BigCommerce developers at WebCitz might be able to help! We have a lot of experience developing custom apps with BigCommerce's Storefront, Management, Provider and Stencil APIs. One of the major benefits we see within BigCommerce over Shopify is the robustness of the BigCommerce API, which allows you to connect to systems and tools your store needs for a seamless customer experience.

BigCommerce Private App Developers

We have ample experience developing private apps within BigCommerce. While working on custom BigCommerce development projects, we often find that client functionality requests simply can't be handled by native BigCommerce funcitonality. In some of these situations, an existing app wasn't available, which required our developers to connect to the BigCommerce API through platforms like Laravel to implement the required custom functionality. Although we aren't looking to take on large-scale BigCommerce app developments, we are interested in helping solve problems where a few days or maybe a week of time can result in an elegant solution to a problem your ecommerce storefront may be facing. Just don't ask us to handle a BigCommerce app project that might require months of development time and ongoing weekly support!

BigCommerce PIM (Product Information Manager)

The most common challenge we've seen for Magento merchants migrating to BigCommerce is the loss of Magento's product and category management tools. If your business has complex product data, which might involve tens of thousands of products, numerous custom options, numerous configurable attributes, complex product relationships or other non-standard product data structures, we might be able to help ease your transition into BigCommerce. We've developed our own Product Information Manager (PIM) within Laravel that helps Magento merchants regain some of their custom product / category management functionality lost during the migration to BigCommerce. If you are interested in learning more, please reach out to our team to discuss. Please keep in mind this solution is already developed, but it does have to go through customization and integration to meet your business requirements - please don't expect this Laravel / BigCommerce PIM to be ready for a demo. We'll first need to review your product data within Magento and/or BigCommerce before being able to setup examples or demonstrations.

Sarah Grantham
Sarah Grantham
Corey was absolutely amazing in helping me with my issue. He was encouraging as we worked through things that to me were huge, but he made them seem small. Will definitely use WebCitz again!!!
January 18, 2021
Jen Ollanketo
Jen Ollanketo
WebCitz helped the Oshkosh Area Humane Society with our new website and they were great to work with. Responsive, professional and affordable. I think the biggest perk for us was having someone local we could talk to for assistance instead of long wait times. Definitely would recommend to anyone looking to start up or revamp their website.
February 04, 2020
Jeff Ring
Jeff Ring
This company is just a thrill to work with. Everyone is so friendly and eager to help even with the smallest items. They are always very accommodating when you stop by to look at the magnificent fish tank and will greet you with with a warm cappuccino.
January 18, 2020
Carissa Giebel
Carissa Giebel
They are great to work with. Always quick to respond to my questions and assist when needed! They have been working with me at Legacy Law Group, LLC for many years.
April 14, 2020

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