Headless eCommerce Solution: Things to know now

Many eCommerce industry experts consider Headless eCommerce as the future of eCommerce solutions and the new must-to have the technology for this segment. Let’s have a deep insight about the Headless eCommerce and its importance in this article.

What is Headless eCommerce?

By separating the ‘presentation layer’ of the store (the front-end) from the commerce layer of the store (the back end), the online store owner will be able to gain control over the storefront. In turn, it helps to attain the maximum potential flexibility in serving content and user experience.

Thus, customizing the storefront is now a lot easier than it no longer relying heavily on the backend through codes. This approach suits different types of retailers in different ways — with content-focused and heavily brand-focused websites being the obvious use case.

What actually makes the Headless eCommerce platform?

  • A Storage database
  • A RESTful API
  • Content management components
  • A Content publishing frontend

To whom it is more suitable?

  • Large companies with complex or unique business rules and ordering processes
  • Companies with multiple systems that need to integrate with eCommerce
  • Businesses that already have an advanced CMS
  • Organizations with a lot of constantly changing content
  • Companies experiencing rapid growth
  • Large companies with many companies, brands or divisions in their portfolio

Examples of Headless CMSs

  • Drupal
  • Magento 2
  • WooCommerce

Benefits of Headless eCommerce store

Omnichannel management

Also, it allows the users to deliver product listings, promotions, blog posts, and reviews like contents, and much more. All this can be done without having to manage multiple databases and CRM backends.

Design flexibility

Here in this technology the back and front end is decoupled so this particular enables you to design your storefront as you wish.

Power over the customer journey

Fast updates

Effective optimization

What’s more, optimization tests tend to be specific to either frontend or backend processes, such as a new page design or CTA (frontend), or new shipping pricing (backend).

Lots of integrations

Enhanced security

Having a uniform data structure instead of a gigantic multi-headed monolithic makes headless CMSs much easier to monitor and control, which decreases the risk of a critical failure.

What’s more, APIs used to provide content to a headless CMS come mostly in the read-only mode, which further reduces the risk of cyberattacks.

How does Headless eCommerce impact your customers?

1. Instantaneous changes and optimization

2. Rich user experiences and interfaces

This results in high responsiveness and rich UX to the customers on different devices.

How to get started with Headless eCommerce?

Also, contact our eCommerce experts for additional information regarding the development process and methodology.



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