Electronic Commerce is commonly known as E-commerce, which is in itself a wide term for marketing & selling on the internet with the help of a website. Due to the ability to process debit/credit cards electronically on the cyberspace, just about everything can be advertised on the website. Nowadays, it has been noticed that more and more people shift to online shopping because of the benefits of convenience and reasonable prices. These online websites are able to eliminate overhead prices such as paying wages to the employees to manage a brick and mortar store. In your busy schedule, convenience is everything! Many of the e-commerce sites offer fast & quick shipping on all orders. For instance, an item is ordered online it can often be at your doorstep the next morning.
Designing an E-commerce websites are quite different as compared to a normal website, but they all work on the same basic functions. It is very essential for an E-commerce website to accept credit cards. The transactions made by the clients do not actually process via your E-commerce site, due to security reasons, but processes with the help of a payment gateway. A payment gateway is an organization that operates with the credit card companies to be assured that all credit card proceedings are made securely. If your website is having an account with a payment gateway, your site can take credit cards. Despite, your transactions will process with the help of a gateway, the users will never know or be directed away from your site. One more advantage of payment gateway is that your site will be secured with 128-bit encryption, doing fraud is nearly impossible. Whenever an order is made the money will be forwarded instantly into your companies' bank account.
Whenever an order is placed, the clients' buy and payment details will come into the companies administration department. In order to check the payment details, companies will log in with their desired user name and password. With the help of the admin section, companies will also be able to add new products, update products and sustain their entire site.