It’s no secret that eCommerce is big business on the web and, like any online business, online shops need websites that are well-designed and stand out from the crowd. They also need to easily handle any type of sales need. Fortunately there are lots of eCommerce websites on the Internet to help give you inspiration for your own designs and many of those website are built with Above CMS.
Here’s the list of 16 examples of eCommerce websites made with Above CMS. Since lots of websites have a store I chose websites where online sales was their primary purpose. Since many websites include links to external stores I only included websites where payments and shipping methods were integrated within the website. Although it wasn’t a requirement, these sites use WooCommerce as their eCommerce solution.
They are a great way to get inspiration for layout design, navigation, color, imagery, fonts, shop design, and more. The websites are in no particular order.
1. East of Africa
East of Africa is a coffee roaster that specializes in coffee from eastern Africa. The homepage includes a hero image with parallax, a welcome section with text and images in a grid, large images, an about section, links to various options in the shop, a company quote, posts from Instagram, and a contact form. With only a few products, the shop page is simple and clean while providing multiple purchasing choices including individual bags and subscriptions. The site makes excellent use of layout design, images, and parallax.
2. Chicken Art
Chicken Art sells four types of artwork about chickens. The homepage includes a large hero image with a link to the shop and a floating Better Business Bureau seal, lots of quotes, images with hover animation and links to each of the shop categories, newsletter signup, and a contact form. Each of the four shop categories have their own link within the menu. Links to the WooCommerce account pages are placed within the top menu. The Divi Builder is used within the product descriptions. The site itself is simple but makes great use of branding, artwork, parallax, and section styling.
3. Studio Amara
Studio Amara creates and sells wood products used for cooking. The homepage is a full screen slider with a hamburger menu that opens on the right side of the screen. The bottom of the page contains a transparent footer with a link to the web designer and Instagram. The product category pages use animation overlays with the product names. This website is a great showcase of how a website can be both simple and elegant at the same time.
4. Nualgi Aquarium
Nualgi Aquarium sells products for all your aquarium needs. The homepage include a hero image with links to categories, featured products, testimonials, a product information slideshow, customer case studies, etc. The product pages include tables within the descriptions. The site makes excellent use of color branding and supporting information such as an integrated forum, blog, and other resources.
5. Sweet Cecilys
Sweet Cecilys is a natural skin-care company that creates personalized products. The homepage includes links to the various shop pages, shipping information with parallax, a section for their Instagram feed that includes a follow button, and an email sign-up form. A chat box stays on the screen where visitors can chat online to have their questions answered. The product pages include social sharing buttons. The website makes great use of background designs and branded colors.
6. Lonnet Originals
Lonnet Originals is the online store of a leather accessories designer. The homepage includes images with links to the various collections, and sliders with links to the various pages. The products open within a modal window rather than a product page. The Style Guide page includes a full-width animation and links to the best sellers. The News page includes the latest articles from the Tumblr feed as well as from the blog. The site makes interesting use of sliders on the homepage.
7. Claret Wines
Claret Wines is a shop with hand-made wines from smaller wine makers. The homepage includes a hero image with parallax, information about events, specials, the latest products, a link to the shop, and a section with icons of all the brands they sell. The shop page includes categories in the sidebar and several sorting options to help you make your selections. The About Us page includes a grid with alternating images and text. The site is simple and clean while making great use of color and logos.
8. Modern Pink Paper
Modern Pink Paper is a shop that creates personalized stationary. The homepage includes links to all of the shop categories within the menu, a slider, links to several products, a testimonial slider, and social links. A super slim signup form remains at the top of the screen. A Custom Options page gives you samples of choices with a download of all of the custom options. The product pages include all of the options within dropdown boxes and multiple text boxes for personalizing the products. The site uses elegant fonts and colors to match the branding.
9. Dugan and Dame
Dugan and Dame is a small shop that creates their own products such as drinks, oils, spices. The homepage has a hero image with the logo in parallax, links to products, and an email signup form. The shop link in the menu includes links to the various categories where the products are displayed in full-width. The product pages include social sharing buttons. This website keeps it simple while highlighting images and branded colors.
10. Victoria Alexis
11. One Leaf
One Leaf is the website of Kat Atkins where she sells handmade custom jewelry. The homepage includes a slider with links to the shop, featured products, a note from the owner, a slider with links to media that has featured the products, a testimonials slider, a styled email signup form with an image background, and contact and social information. The site uses branded colors and interesting background patterns.
12. Jamboo Headphones
Jamboo Headphones sells their own headphones and speakers made from bamboo. The homepage includes a slider with links to the shop, a product description video, a link to what’s new, featured products, product information using parallax, social buttons, and navigation links. Your cart total remains on the screen while you scroll. The site is simple and makes subtle use of bamboo in its branding, which shows up in parallax backgrounds.
13. TU Bebebox
TU Bebebox is a gift shop for mothers and babies. The homepage includes a hero image, links to the shop categories, links to various pages, products, media where the website was showcased, and a contact form. Links to WooCommerce account pages appear in the top menu. The Store menu link has links to all of the product categories. The site includes great use of branded colors which continue to the product pages.
14. Startup Stickers
Startup Stickers creates custom stickers for your brand. The website uses a single page design that contains a hero image, icons of clients, information about the service, the pricing structure, how it works, links to pages, testimonial, FAQ, and contact information. It uses Fancy Product Designer with WooCommerce so customers can design their products. They can manage layers and colors, upload images, and choose devices for the stickers to be designed to work with.
15. Doodad and Fandango
Doodad and Fandango is a pop art and accessories brand that creates hand made products. The homepage includes animated sliders, information about the company, a product slider, links to product categories with animated images, and a footer menu. Links to a few pages are placed within the top menu. The website uses lots of product image animation – often animating a single portion of an image. All pages and images use bright colors that fit well with the company’s branding.
16. The Bro Basket
The Bro Basket creates and sells gift baskets and products with men in mind. The homepage includes a hero image with links to product categories, featured products, and a section about the company’s mission. The blog includes lots of buying tips while the menu shows the shop categories. It also has several links within the top menu. The website makes great use of color branding and images in the page titles.
These 16 examples of eCommerce websites show that Above CMS can easily handle websites built for online sales. These sites a great for providing ideas for layouts, shops, colors, navigation, use of images, animations, etc. If you need design inspiration for an eCommerce website, these are sure to spark your creativity.