100+ Ways to use our WordPress development packages

Aug 30, 2023 | Web Development

If you’re looking for ideas on how to make the best of your monthly Shopify development package, you’ve come to the right place. This is a list of optimsiation & customsiation ideas for your store that can help increase sales and conversions and make your online presence appear more unique, trustworthy and on-brand.

WooCommerce, Memberships & Subscriptions

Online store setup

Set up your own store directly on your WordPress site

Memberships and online courses

Sell memberships and online courses directly on your WordPress site, with customised pricing options, design, student experience etc.

Subscriptions

Sell virtual or physical subscriptions through your WooCommerce store

Payment methods

Integrate additional payment methods and communicate them throughout your online store, including payment plans & subscriptions

Cart & checkout optimisation

Optimise your cart and checkout process for a better customer experience and more conversions

Customise product pages

Customise the look of your product pages, include additional static or dynamic product details, optimise product pages for your theme and products

Customise collection pages

Change the look and functionality of your collection pages to make it easy for customers to find what they are looking for.

Hide out of stock items

from collection pages, highlighting available items instead.

Buy Now, Pay Later Payment methods

Integrate and organise “buy now, pay later” payment gateways and communicate payment options across your product and cart pages

Gift & free shipping goals

Add a free shipping / free gift gauge to your cart page or cart drawer

Direct-to-checkout links

Create customised landing pages for products or predefined carts where customers can check out in one step. Can also be customised with offers, upsells and more.

Product reviews

Collect and showcase product reviews across your entire store or for individual products and automatically invite customers to leave reviews

Tax & shipping rate setup

Help with tax and shipping rate setup for different regions, countries, and shipping providers

Wishlist

Add a wishlist feature so customers can remember your products and come back to purchase them later

Upsells & Cross-Sells

Customised upsells and cross-sells on your product or cart page

Free samples

Let customers choose from free samples at checkout

Gift wrapping

Allow customers to select gift wrapping (free or paid) at checkout

Back-in-stock notifications

Allow customers to subscribe to “back in stock” notifications on all or selected products

Pre-sales

Allow customers to pre-purchase items that are not yet available

Post-purchase offers

Add a post-purchase offer to the order confirmation page

Quantity rules

Limit the number of items a customer can or must purchase (for example, maximum quantity for products)

Payment methods per category or product

Offer available payment methods based on rules such as individual products, tags, categories or order value

Shipping & packing slip printing

Generate and print shipping labels and packing slips directly from your WooCommere orders

Progress tracking

Track & show online courses students’ progress through your content 

WordPress Optimisation: Conversion, Page Speed, SEO & more

Page speed fix

Optimise your store’s page speed and core web vitals for a better user experience & SEO including script optimisation, lazy loading, image optimisation.

Caching setup & optimisation

Set up different levels of caching for faster page load times or fix issues with existing caching plugins

Optimise images

across your website and learn how to keep them optimal as you keep uploading them – to keep your store fast and optimised

Uncover conversion issues

that are costing you sales and get them fixed

Responsive design & mobile optimisation

to improve how your online store looks and functions on mobile devices

Accessibility enhancements

making your online store accessible to all users

Run A/B tests

For conversion optimisations, landing pages, discounts, or special offers

Track visitor activity

across your website with your CRM or Google Analytics, gaining insights into their interests and potential conversion issues

Implement SEO techniques

such as link structures or breadcrumbs (we will not consult on SEO strategy but are happy to refer you to one of our SEO partners)

Optimise your website across all devices

including desktop, mobile, and augmented reality devices

Fix bugs & errors

Including error messages, when your site is down, white screens and other bugs, no matter if they’re caused by plugins, your theme, configuration or server

GDPR compliance

help ensure your website meets EU privacy requirements including personal data processing, cookie consent & more

Broken link checker & fixes

Automated & periodic checking of all links on your website to avoid broken links and improve visitor retention & SEO

Redirects

Add redirects to avoid broken links while keeping your website structure organised

Increase email deliverability

By sending WordPress emails from your email server rather than from WordPress itself (such as order confirmation emails, contact forms etc.)

Reduce plugins

Consolidate plugins or find better solutions to keep your site fast and less vulnerable, and save money on premium licenses

Audit

Test and review your website for specific optimisation recommendations to help increase conversions

WordPress Customisation: design, content & functionality

Newsletter subscription popup

Set up a popup or slide-in where visitors can subscribe to your newsletter or request a lead magnet.

Change fonts & colours

To reflect your branding and complete the look and feel of your store

Modify your layout

Layout and design changes in your current theme or build custom layouts

Child theme

Set up a child theme to keep your customisations safe and maintainable for future theme updates

Modify standard WordPress functionality

Make small changes to the way WordPress works, often without adding more plugins

Free access to hundreds of premium plugins

We have hundreds of premium plugins that we can install or update for you at no additional cost.

Custom post types

to manage & display any kind of content in meaningful and unique ways

Customise email notifications

Change the appearance and content of automated emails such as your WooCommerce order confirmation email

Custom content elements

Create additional content sections to use across your website, styled and optimised specifically for your theme

Custom quiz / calculator

Generate leads or help your customers find the right products with a custom quiz or calculator

Mega menu & navigation

Restructure your navigation in an intuitive, SEO-friendly way or add a mega menu

Multi-language & translations

Offer your website in multiple languages and automatically direct your visitors to the right version; or modify plugin & theme translations

Create custom content pages

Including custom layouts and elements

Stockists / store locator

Set up a stockist page and map to make it easy for your customers to find your physical locations

Forms

Add custom contact or other forms to collect quotes or enquiries
Add popups for your newsletter, promotions or other special offers

Social media

Add social media sharing buttons or embeds

Advanced search

Implement advanced search features and predictive search to make it easier for your visitors to find what they are looking for

Better error pages

Custom 404 pages (not found error pages) to guide visitors back to your products and content rather than leaving them frustrated

Age verification

Implement age verification for access to age-restricted products or content

Infinite scrolling instead of “load more”

Implement infinite scrolling for your collection pages to make browsing more effortless

Social proof

Add social proof through popups, testimonials, number of sales on product pages

Copy & text changes

Change the wording and messages of standard elements across your Shopify store including cart, checkout, and automatic email notifications

Consistent design

Make sure your branding and experience are consistent across your website, social media channels, email marketing and customer communication

Custom landing pages

Build custom landing pages with special layouts and including conversion tracking

Enhanced registration forms

Let your subscribers or members register with custom forms and collect their details, files, or payments.

Member Dashboard

Add custom dashboards for your members or subscribers to manage their profile, form submissions, courses, purchases and more

Collect more order details

Collect additional information at checkout such as order notes, customer details, desired delivery dates, files and more

Custom WordPress plugins & scripts

Build custom plugins or scripts to solve your specific problems in a way completely tailored to you, when off-the-shelf solutions are not suitable

Geo-targeting

Geo-targeted content or offerings based on the visitor’s location to provide a more relevant, personal experience

Plugin selection & setup

Recommend and configure suitable plugins for any of your business needs, as well as a standard set of plugins we recommend for most WordPress websites for basic SEO, security & maintenance

Custom theme

Create an entirely custom theme based on your unique ideas & design (work with one of our design partners to get a stunning, unique website design)

Live chat

Add a live chat widget to your website to chat with visitors in real time and consult them on their purchases

Podcast feed

Integrate your podcast feed or manage show notes for all your episodes

Organise the WordPress Admin

Remove notifications, widgets and menu items to keep your admin more organised and manageable – including for different user roles.

Marketing

Conversion tracking

Implement conversion tracking (Google Analytics, Facebook Pixel, conversion events etc.)

Create urgency

Create urgencies with countdowns, time-sensitive sales, limited stock display messaging and more

Complex discounts

Implement complex discounts to incentivise higher order values (for example combinations of discounts and bundles or free shipping)

Subscriptions

Implement subscription purchases

Gift with purchase

Offer free gifts with orders based on order value, with or without gift selection

Partner programs

Implement referral or affiliate programs with other brands or influencers including link tracking

Gift cards

Offer digital gift cards

Loyalty program

Implement a loyalty program to allow customers to collect points or special offers and incentivise them to make returning purchases in the future

Limited access

Restrict content or product access based on user level, time, newsletter subscription status or add password protection

Lead magnet

Add a lead magnet section & automation to incentivise visitors to sign up for your newsletter

WordPress Integrations & Workflow

mail marketing / CRM

Integrate your email marketing software such as ActiveCampaign or ConvertKit including newsletter subscriptions, activity tracking & abandoned cart automations

Instagram feed

Integrate your Instagram feed to display it on your homepage or in your footer

Bookkeeping

Connect your Shopify store to Xero or MYOB for easier bookkeeping

Inventory management

Integrate with your inventory management system to synchronise stock availability, pre-orders and more

Shipping integrations

Set up your shipping providers such as Shipstation or Shippit and manage all your shipping in one place

Migrate content from your old website

Import your content from another platform

Bulk imports

Bulk import content, products, blog posts

Other & Custom APIs

Integrate other third-party software tools or APIs, even if they are unique to your business

Team support

Help you or your team navigate the WordPress admin

Automations

Add custom automations with Zapier, Make.com or other tools to streamline your workflows

WordPress Maintenance & Security

Backups

Set up automated backups that are stored in a secure location away from your web server, or restore your entire site or parts from an existing backup.

Security scans

Scan your website for potential security vulnerabilities and attacks.

Spam protection

Protect your site from fraudulent transactions, comment spam, denial of service attacks and more.

Plugin updates

Securely and safely update plugins to keep your site secure and up to date, while ensuring it keeps working and minimising interruptions for your visitors.

Theme updates

Securely and safely update your them without losing your settings and design.

Server migration

Move your WordPress site to a different hosting provider or domain, with minimal downtime and ensuring all links and functionality remain intact.

Ready to get started?

Explore our WordPress support & development packages or request a custom quote to start implementing.