I really like working on small business websites. The owners have a sense of pride. A sense of excitement. A true passion for their business. They most definitely have a desire to play a hands-on role during their website’s development. And I like that! As I mentioned in my bio, I’ve worked on SAP projects my entire professional career. And while those projects involve countless people and millions of dollars, the same basic concepts apply – a good understanding of the requirements and quality communication between all parties leads to a successful implementation.
This summer, I had the privilege of working with Terry Favour, the creator of Teresa del Rito, on rebuilding her eCommerce website – rebuilding it into a WordPress and WooCommerce website. Terry, her son Lorenz and I met for a few hours to talk about their current site and what they were needing and wanting in their new site. Beyond a fresh new look and modern capabilities, one of the more important requirements was to build an eCommerce site that could be maintained by Terry and Lorenz going forward. The handcrafted folk art that Terry and Lorenz create is so unique and beautiful and as they come up with new designs, they need a way to quickly (and easily) add the new items to their site.
Enter WordPress and WooCommerce!
With WordPress, Terry and Lorenz are getting an intuitive, widely supported framework to base their site on. Add WooCommerce on top of that and they have an eCommerce platform with many of the capabilities online shoppers have come to expect. For this project, I choose the premium Sistina theme from yith (Your Inspiration Themes). The theme is absolutely amazing to work with and the support is top notch. The theme ties together all of the power of WordPress and WooCommerce and renders a visually compelling site.
You can read more about this WordPress and WooCommerce eCommerce project by viewing our website design portfolio page or why not visit teresadelrito.com and see for yourself. You may just fall in love with their beautiful folk art!