Ecommerce Store Launch Checklist

You have worked with your Warrington website design agency for days on end. The day of launch is around the corner. You are getting anxious and jittery. You’re not sure if the website is ready for launch. Don’t worry the ecommerce Warrington team is here to help!

Our ecommerce Warrington team has written this checklist to ensure your website launch is smooth and successful.

Content

Take your time to review the copy on your website. Be it the on page copy as well as downloadable documents, go through them all to ensure everything is in place.

Make sure:
• Each copy has been proofread for grammatical errors, typos and mistakes.
• Contact information is accurate on every page of your website.
• Media content such as images, videos and audio files are in the right place, formatted and work on all browsers and devices.
• All downloadable files have checked for grammar, typos and spellings, and that they work properly.

Design

It’s time to ensure all the efforts put in by your ecommerce Warrington agency comes through.

Check for the following:
• Website works seamlessly on all major browsers including Firefox, IE, Chrome, Safari and Opera.
• Is compatible with devices and screens of all sizes.
• Images are optimised.
• Scripts are optimised.
• Favicon is rendering perfectly.

SEO

Ensure your ecommerce website has been optimised for SEO and that all the important parameters have been taken care of.

Check for the following:
• Page titles are unique, optimised for keywords and are less than 70 characters.
• Meta descriptions are unique, less than 156 characters and optimised for keywords.
• Pages are optimised for keywords.
• Alt tags are present for every image on the website.
• Ensure an XML sitemap has been created and submitted to the search engines.
• Page URLs are consistent with the site information architecture.
• 301 redirects are in place.

Concluding Thoughts From The Ecommerce Warrington Team

Ecommerce website design is only the beginning of your long journey. This checklist with help ensure your ecommerce journey is smooth.

Looking to start an ecommerce website? Talk to Blue Whale Media to realise your ecommerce dreams.

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