Learn the fundamentals of e-commerce business and site design
Student Hillary Scott's e-commerce site design
Shopping at Amazon.com may be easy, but building an e-commerce Web site is a serious challenge. What with business plans, technology, hosting, architecture, accounting, shopping cart, security, and legal issues, it's no wonder most designers leave e-commerce Web design to the pros.
In this hands-on course, you'll learn essentials of e-commerce Web site creation including design techniques, shopping cart and credit card options, and more. You'll create a basic, functioning e-commerce site and learn how to create online shops for small business clients.
Studying with one of the leading voices in Web design will help you learn a systematic approach to e-commerce development. From finding e-commerce site hosting, to making quality design decisions, building your shopping cart, setting up quality customer service, and product fulfillment after the launch, you will address the needs required in e-commerce projects.
Class projects guide you step-by-step through the design and business decisions that are critical to success. By the end of the course, you'll have built a functional site and gained the confidence to build more.