Deal of the Day
Frugal Grape is a daily deal site focusing on selling bundles of wine for steep discounts. The site is built using the codeigniter framework and is currently finishing up development while the client acquires their liquor license. The client at Frugal Grape approached Halfslide Design due to our established history of successful deal-of-the-day sites and we were happy to be a part of the project. Due to the fact that the site is selling wine, there are a few interesting features that were required:
- Legally, wine can only be shipped to certain states within the United States. Due to this, we had to design the registration and purchase process to prevent customers from entering a shipping address that is inside
True North Outlet is a relatively new deal of the day website that specializes in selling lacrosse equipment and clothing at discount prices viagra tarif france. The owners of True North approached us about doing a site due to our long history of producing full-featured deal of the day websites for clients in a broad range of industries.
The site involves most of your standard daily deal functionality such as the ability to create and update products and schedule them to run as daily deals. When a visitor wishes to complete their checkout, they have the option to use Paypal to complete their purchase or submit their credit card directly to True North’s credit card merchant gateway. Customers also … Read the rest
Toyflow.com is a new Canadian-based deal of the day site that sells toys and other children’s products to customers in the United States and Canada. The daily deal site has now been through two phases of development and has been in production selling products for the last month. The site was designed with some very unique features in addition to the typical features you would see on a deal of the day site.
- Since the deal of the day site sells its products to customers in the United States and Canada, there were some customizations that needed to happen to accomodate the diverse customer base.
- The site is fully internationalized when it comes to language and can be configured to
Countshop.com is an online retailer of fine watches with an international client base. The owners of Countshop contacted us at Halfslide Design about creating a daily deal store to complement their current e-commerce website. Halfslide recently completed the work on the site and is happy to announce a successful launch.
The site is built with a goal of being easily reproduced in the various languages of the countries that Countshop seeks to market to. Halfslide Design built the site fully internationalized so that it is easy for the client to swap out language files for customers in Sweden, Japan, Brazil, etc… The site also features:
- Configurable currencies to allow each site to sell products in the native currency of its
For the last three weeks, I’ve been busy completing a total redesign of Shirtaday.com. The site was originally created in early 2006 and was extremely simple at the time. During the next three years, it progressively grew new features and each of these features were bolted on without keeping a consistent object model or design. It turned into a maintenance nightmare. Also, the design had several cross-browser issues with Google Chrome and Internet Explorer 6. It also looked poor at smaller screen resolutions. These are just a few of the issues…I could go on forever about things that I hated about the site.
The goal of the new design was to resolve all of those issues mentioned … Read the rest