Slide Store Using Magento & PHP

The Client

Industry: Ecommerce

The client designs various innovative, creative and highly effective PowerPoint content, different types of charts, icons, animated logos, PowerPoint slides, etc. Client sells these different products and helps users to make effective presentations in meetings, seminars, etc.

The Challenges

Client is one of the largest suppliers of PowerPoint slides, animated icons, custom maps, 3D Diagrams etc. The aim was to provide a web based platform that would help users in reducing their cost, efforts and time of designing the slides & browsing the internet. The e-commerce website provides users to choose from the vast variety of PowerPoint slides, 3D visuals, icons, various charts, etc. and order them online.

"Slide Store" has a wide range of goals and objectives out of which the prime considerations are listed below:

  • E-commerce platform for purchasing different PowerPoint products
  • Recurring based subscription method
  • Multiple payment gateways for the users to pay online
  • Login via social media such as Facebook and Google+
  • One step checkout to help customers to checkout using a single step
  • Promotions of website on social media such as Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.
TatvaSoft's Offerings

TatvaSoft developed an ecommerce web application "Slide Store" which is easily accessible from computers. It offered following features:

  • Payment gateway Integration: Website is integrated with 2Checkout and PayPal Payment gateway. Both payment gateways are customized so that admin will get payment automatically in his account on recurrence of each subscription
  • Share and Download: This feature will allow users to download the different products only once and they can share to any social media such as Facebook, Google+. By doing so, it promotes the website to various social media platforms
  • Customized Search: Website has two types of search namely Keyword search and Phrase search. Phrase search is integrated with Google Custom search
  • Subscription based packages: Website has three different types of subscription: Monthly, Half-yearly and Yearly. Users are allowed to download only fix number of products as per subscribed package. Admin can set the number of downloads for each subscription packages from backend
  • Visual Search: Website list the business slides in terms of visual diagrams so that users can resemble that visual with what they are looking for and easily search the contents
  • Reports: Admin can view various types of reports such as most downloaded products, subscription and recurring history, checkout abandon, etc.
  • Basic Features: The basic features of website are like banner Slider in homepage, social media integrations (Facebook Like, Tweeter Tweets, Google Plus, LinkedIn) Share content to social media platforms, categorization of products based on the different aspects of product like Free Products, Newly Added Products, Most Downloaded Products, etc.
  • Admin Features: Different features of admin include bulk import of different products, configure the number of downloads for different subscription, configurable subscription dates so that if some user misuses the content of the system, admin can restrict that user by closing its subscription, content management, mange users of the website and many other functionalities
Tools and Technologies
  • Technology: Magento Community Edition, PHP
  • Database: MySQL Server
Business Benefits

"Slide Store" helped the client for promoting his designing talent and allowed him to earn large sum of money by selling different products. On the other hand, it provided users with a single platform where they can buy attractive designs content, slides, logo, charts, etc. Now, presenters can focus on main content of the presentation instead of investing time and efforts into attractive design.