Magento platform has already been built as a responsive theme with a bunch of powerful extensions developed by thousands of developers over the world. Website’s elements have been an infinite inspiration for them to create advanced solutions. I divide web’s elements into 3 main parts: extensions relating to pre-purchase, purchase and post-purchase. Today, we would take a look at the best applications for pre-purchase process that makes your online shop be totally wonderful and professional.
- Both of new and existing account can use the pop-up window
- Update password through pop-up window
- Display account infos with a drop-down list
- Various Log-in pop-up positions
- Customize pop-up style, color, icon…
- Connect with social network account
After having logged in onto your site, customers will surely find your category to search for their favorite products, so it is important to create an impressive category grabbing and inspiring their choice. Magento Mega Menu is designed dramatically changing the way it used to be:
- Different display style options (horizontal or vertical).
- Brings a more vivid experience by using custom HTML block (inserting image or video)
- Be the solution for the stores which contains a wide range of products.
- Include hover effect; provide different colors, icons that fit your own store.
Mega menu extension is especially suitable for owners who wish to create the well-organized, stylish and dynamic category without any disorders. In the context that most products and items are being digitalized, it is critical to build a user-friendly category in a fiercely competitive market.
An easy keyword search is the key component on a user-friendly online shop. The Ajax search is one of the applications using Ajax technology to enhance search engine with a powerful auto-complete and keyword functionality. Even though you’ve done smart arrangements with a menu, product modules and guideline techniques, an officially research has confirmed that 90% of users prefer using a keyword search for what they are looking for on your website. Make sure that your store will not disappoint customers by providing:
- Instantly look for result
- Search by category or attributes
- Call out suggested terms
- Show matched categories or CMS page
- Highlight matched terms
- Customize pop-up, skin, text color, thumbnail image.
One more important tool that needs for your online store is Store Locator. This is the extension using Google Maps API key to locate customer’s location. What it brings to your store are a clear list of store addresses with thumbnail images and brief information, various options for search parameters, filtering by tag. Moreover, it shows precisely the route from customer’s location to the nearest store on Google map instead of finding by another tool. It also provides essential information of the specific store so that client can contact for further information. Some highlighted features can be listed out for your choice:
- Customizable store marker
- Unlimited store number
- Both map and satellite support
- URL to the extension in the top page
- Static block apply