As the eCommerce space continues to grow beyond expectations with every passing year, 3dcart continues to enthrall its merchants. The all-new Version 8 of 3dcart manages to make itself even better and positions as the one-stop eCommerce platform for anyone hoping to build a stellar online store without worrying too much about the tech side. And why would you worry when the latest 3dcart does it all for you.
So let’s take a look at some of the best features, improvements, and integrations that the 3dcart Version 8 has to offer, and how these will help you improve your online store’s performance.
1. Prepare To Dazzle both Customers and Google with a Faster Loading Speed
Moreover, the theme developers can decide which elements will load before than others, thus maintaining the site’s aesthetics and loading the key features faster, keeping the customers engaged throughout. The result is a page that comes on instantly, gratifying the customers and providing vital details, even as the other assets load in the background and become visible in a few seconds.
The quick loading will also get your site a higher ranking in SERPs as it’s now clearly established that Google has a preference for faster loading sites.
2. Improved Layouts
When it comes to customer-facing UI, developers are constantly at war. No change for a long time makes the website look stale. Too many changes and the customers feel overwhelmed and out of their comfort zone. Striking a perfect balance with gentle layout improvements is crucial to the success of an online store.
The new Core Template Engine takes care of that by introducing an optimized, more user-friendly layout. Everything from the product pages to the cart and checkout flow has been updated to offer better user experience without affecting the customers’ comfort. The product grid is more responsive and the overall layout is much more conducive for higher conVersions.
3. Improved Functionality with AJAX
The new Version of 3dcart now offers dramatically improved functionality, thanks to AJAX. As we know, AJAX facilitated a single-page application style interface on eC
4. More Freedom with Design
3dcart has always made a point to take feedback and fulfill expectations. With the new Version 8, 3dcart has once again implemented some features that were long requested by theme designers. It now supports drop-down menus for categories with subcategories and Code Blocks like global_footer and social_icons. Also, the star ratings that were earlier in image form required designers to create tedious graphics for partial stars. Now the star ratings appear as icons eliminating the hard work.
The new Version also provides designers a lot more flexibility and control. With the help of flexible Code Blocks and Variables, front-end developers have much more customization power.
5. More Ways to Pay
With mobile wallets becoming a way of life and customer preferences varying immensely, payment options need to be widened for eCommerce to thrive. To that end, 3dcart now integrates with far more payment avenues, including the likes of Apple Pay, Square,
6. Many more Built-In Modules
Built-in modules make life easier for eCommerce merchants and site developers. 3dcart Version 8 introduces a number of new built-in modules that help you create more powerful shopping experiences. Some of the best modules include pre-orders, customer loyalty rewards system, product reviews, Facebook shop tab, Google reviews, Captcha and many more.
7. Powerful SEO Capabilities
3dcart only gets better as the most SEO friendly eCommerce platform out there. The new Version boasts even snazzier features including accelerating mobile pages or AMP for products, enhanced mobile compatibility, custom page URLs for products, PageSpeed optimization, unlimited content pages, dynamic and fully customizable canonical, H1 and Alt tags, XML Sitemap, Schema.org Structure Data and a whole lot more.
The new improvements in the latest Version of 3dcart go on to make eCommerce that much more convenient for shoppers and sellers alike. Website developers have more control over their design along with dramatic improvements in site performance. Sites developed with 3dcart are now even more SEO and mobile friendly and customers have a great user experience to look forward to.