Drupal eCommerce Integration
Clarity eCommerce Integration with Drupal CMS
When paired with a CMS, such as Drupal, Clarity eCommerce™ gives you complete control over both content creation and your online storefront. Drupal is a free and open source solution for content management. With a library of thousands of free designs and plug-ins as well as out of the box functionality, Drupal is an advanced solution for enterprise-level eCommerce.
In addition to built-in basic functionality, Drupal's library includes over 16,000 modules. With API extensibility, Drupal allows you to use various modules for everything from editing tools to revision control. Custom content types and fields allow developers to create content options based on a company's specific needs, and categorization tools make organizing content much simpler. Drupal is a high-powered solution for users willing to invest time in learning about and utilizing its full functionality. When combined with a powerful eCommerce platform, Drupal's possibilities are nearly endless.
Custom-built with enterprise and B2B needs in mind, Clarity eCommerce™ gives you the option of complete independence from your CMS. Our eCommerce software solution can be integrated as a module within popular content management systems like Drupal, or it can stand on its own as an independent software platform that interfaces with your website. Clarity eCommerce™ expands the possibilities for integrated eCommerce, regardless of which CMS you choose.
Drupal's Features Include:
- WSIWYG editing module, or install your own
- Large module and plugin library
- SEO and social integration
- Multi-level admin
- Themes and templates library, or create your own
Clarity eCommerce™ with Clarity Connect™: Extensive Drupal Integration Capabilities
When organizations are assessing the benefits of a Drupal integration with their eCommerce platform, there are several key factors to consider. Clarity eCommerce™ with Clarity Connect™ provides ample benefits within the bounds of Drupal or on its own.
Our eCommerce framework is so compatible with Drupal and various other content management systems due to the extensible nature of the architecture. Our highly customizable templating engine adapts the platform to any CMS, workflow, or specific business process. Since Clarity eCommerce™ does not require a .NET, PHP or Java-specific platform for the user interface layer, the Clarity eCommerce™ can run independently of a content management system with efficiency, allowing Clarity’s developers to fully tailor the platform to your needs.
Scalable and Performant
Clarity eCommerce™ leverages client-side rendering to allow for virtually unlimited products and transactions in your online store. While most other eCommerce platforms drain bandwidth and require more or bigger servers as they grow to compensate for the increased demand, Clarity eCommerce™ uses available bandwidth and server much more efficiently, cutting hardware and manpower costs. With Clarity eCommerce™ you can focus on growing your business, not your hardware infrastructure.
Along with having full control over your content through the Drupal CMS, Clarity eCommerce™ gives you direct, secure access to your eCommerce implementation at the click of a button. Different levels of administrative authority ensure that the correct permissions are in place for each user. Paired with a robust content management system, you can update your entire site quickly and easily, allowing your eCommerce website to grow with your company.
Advanced Inbound Marketing
As an eCommerce business, you may already be using one or more third-party tools, including Drupal's analytics modules, to monitor specific key performance indicators related to consumer behavior and sales optimizations. Clarity eCommerce™ compiles all this data into one intuitive and powerful dashboard, empowering your marketing team to view valuable analytics information in real-time. Equipped with the right CMS integration, your team can rapidly respond to KPIs by creating, repairing, or updating site content as needed.
Search Engine Optimization
Along with a user-friendly analytics dashboard for monitoring KPIs, Clarity eCommerce leverages the value of SEO with built-in tools for website optimization, which can be combined with or used in place of Drupal's SEO-management plugins. With page-level controls for titles and meta info, SEO-friendly URLs, easy-to-use 301 redirects, and more, Clarity’s solution allows you to harness the power of search engines.
With options for multilingual sites available through many platforms, content management systems can aid you in reaching an international audience. Clarity eCommerce™ can provide support for your website with robust international options to fit any part of a business. Clarity’s tools work not only across multiple languages but can be accommodated to meet different regulatory or legal requirements across countries. Along with multinational currency calculation and specializations in international taxes, customs, and duties, Clarity eCommerce™ with Clarity Connect allows you to satisfy international customer’s needs.
Shipping and Freight
Clarity has extensive experience beyond standard UPS, USPS, FedEx, and DHL integrations for shipping costs, package tracking, and returns. Whether shipping is at the core of your day-to-day operations or a more occasional need, you can rest assured knowing that Clarity eCommerce™ is the platform of choice for businesses that depend completely on shipping.
Content management systems, particularly open-source CMS tools like Drupal, can sometimes be susceptible to a security breach. With Clarity’s middleware layer, Clarity Connect™, surface area for a potential security issues is dramatically reduced as data is securely pushed and pulled between the external eCommerce storefront and the internal platform.
Clarity and Drupal Integration
Content management system integration can be the key to growing your eCommerce business. Clarity’s team of expert developers has successfully completed numerous CMS-eCommerce integrations. If you think a Drupal eCommerce integration may be right for your business, call or click today.