Best Practice

    Website Best Practices

    Creating a leading website takes thought and planning, a site is typically considered successful if it is well designed, useful and in e-commerce aspects, lucrative. While different stores each have different website needs, there are some best practices that are global to all sites. In this guide, we explain those best practices and have broken them down into 4 categories:

     

    Creating A Help Page

    There is no default help page in Drupal 7. However, there is a link included in the order confirmation email your customer receives pointing them to a help page on your website. That link will direct visitors back to your front page unless there is a custom help page created and configured on the site.

    The section of the order confirmation email with the link to the help page:

    Where can I get help with reviewing my order?
    To learn more about managing your orders on YOUR SITE NAME, please visit our help page.

    Custom Error Pages

    You may create custom error pages for a 403 error (access denied) or a 404 error (page not found).

    By default, the pages for each of those messages state:

    Access Denied
    You are not authorized to access this page.

    Page Not Found
    The requested page "/cake" could not be found.

    Website Security Tips

     
    All IndieCommerce sites are PCI Compliant, and credit card information is safely encrypted using an SSL Certificate.  All of our credit card data is stored securely by one of the most trusted payment gateways on the web, Authorize.net.
     
    That said, from time to time, stores might unknowingly engage in activity that can endanger their PCI Compliance.  Please find helpful tips below on the do's & don'ts of security for your site.
     

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