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Advantages and Disadvantages of custom eCommerce Web Design

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0

eCommerce Web Design(114326)

Why should you get an eCommerce web design tailor made for you rather than use one ‘off the shelf’? Would you rather buy just any Tee off the shelf or buy one which fits you well (size, pattern, color etc.). This is exactly what your business requires, don’t compromise on quality especially on the internet. Using a conventional eCommerce  design might not fulfill all your requirements, they tend to be limited to common functionalities. If you want to do better than your rivals, your services must be unique or at least implement them in a more unique and efficient  manner. Well, to cater to these needs you can get your website tailor-made to suit you.

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Personal Touch

You can create and incorporate designs for your company in the way you want it. Implement all your business strategy requirements  without having to cut corners. Give your site the personal touch that is associated with your brand.

Personal Touch

Winning Edge

 Custom web sites help you and your business stay ahead of competition.  Once  the quality of content and design, your products and services on your website are unbeatable, it is guaranteed to stand out. Browsers love good websites that easily adapt to business requirements and hence set them a class apart.

Winning Edge


Well,  your design belongs exclusively to you, it's your property and you are given the copyrights to it. Helps in building a brand for your business.


Easy on the Pocket

Since all startups find custom designs more befitting for their business, website design company  offer competitive prices. You can exploit this to give your business an awesome website at affordable rates.

Easy on the Pocket


The reigns of a custom designed webpage are in your hands, making it easy to manipulate, update and upgrade. You have complete control of your website and its contents and can effortlessly make any changes to suit your needs.

However don’t forget to make sure that your custom eCommerce web design maintains the basic elements of proper color combinations, ease of navigation, user friendliness  and overall aesthetics.

Now lets take a look at the disadvantages of a custom design. (All the more reasons to hire an Experienced Company)



Generally custom websites take longer to be constructed when compared to a conventional one. The process of knowledge transfer itself can be longer. However experienced web design companies know how to extract data efficiently in less time and convert them into results.


Trial and Error

Often companies fail to recognize their requirements correctly and hence have to run trail tests to verify their customization requirement. This trial and error process prolongs the time to getting a good design fast. Nevertheless, hiring a professional custom designer alleviates these issues.

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Credentials of both Companies

While hiring a design company make sure they have plenty of experience in designing sites similar to yours.  Also if you are new to websites, keep in  mind to communicate all your requirements  clearly and properly.

Credentials of both Companies

Limitations of Customization

Another thing to bear in mind is that designers work on certain platforms and Content Management Systems to customize your website. So, often due to platform limitations your need may not be completely or exactly fulfilled , but again an experienced designer will get as close to your need as possible.

Limitations of Customization

Having weighed the pros and cons I believe business startups should opt for custom eCommerce designs as a tailor-made design coupled with SEO techniques can easily skyrocket their success. After all a touch of personality or character to your online presence enhances your Brand identity.





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