Award winning solutions by experienced eCommerce developers
chilliapple is a full-service eCommerce web and app development agency with experience in creating future-proofed websites for clients across the UK since 2008. As an award-winning eCommerce website development company, we are the preferred partner for small and large businesses needing digital solutions supported by the most robust content management systems and eCommerce platforms.
We understand that your website is the heart of your online business. That's why we take a collaborative approach to our eCommerce website development services, working with you to design a site that meets your specific needs and reflects your unique brand.
Our team will work with you to provide a custom eCommerce website developed specifically for your products and customers, with user-friendly navigation and payment options that make shopping on your site quick and easy.
Finding the right eCommerce platform
With over 14 years of experience in developing customised eCommerce websites and online stores, our team of skilled eCommerce developers can create a solution that is perfect for your business. We use the latest technologies and platforms to develop a solution that maximises your eCommerce website’s performance. The best platform for you is determined by your business, and there is no one-size-fits-all answer. We'll get to know you and your products inside out, then recommend the best eCommerce platform for you.
As one of the most popular eCommerce platforms, Magento offers a high level of flexibility allowing you to tailor your store to your exact needs. It's easily scalable and will grow with your business. Our in-house certified eCommerce website developers have years of experience creating Magento stores that are both efficient, SEO optimised and user-friendly. Plus, our ongoing maintenance and support will ensure you always get the most out of your online store.
With our PrestaShop development services, we can customise your storefront to fit your exact needs. We use original web design elements and intuitive navigation while ensuring that each page load is super fast for optimum user experience. Our developers are PrestaShop certified and have years of experience in creating successful online stores so you can be sure that your project is in safe hands.
WooCommerce is one of the most popular eCommerce platforms and is perfect for businesses of all sizes. If it's a full online solution you are seeking or just a new extension or plug-in, you can be confident that your project will be completed on time and to the highest standards. Our team of developers have years of experience in creating successful WooCommerce stores and will work with you to optimise your user experience and sales conversions.
Why choose chilliapple for your
eCommerce design & development?
Customised eCommerce web design and development
Whatever platform you choose, we understand the online shopping market. We are experts at developing bespoke solutions for your eCommerce stores and websites.
Secured payment gateway
Secure payment methods are crucial for a trusted online experience for your customers. We deliver payment gateway integrations you can rely on.
Certified eCommerce developers
Our developers are qualified, continuously trained by us and officially recognised by the best Ecommerce software providers.
Seamless API integration
Our years of experience as a UK eCommerce agency working businesses of all shapes and sizes mean we get what’s needed to deliver a smooth and seamless third-party, API integration with your eCommerce business.
Search engine optimisation
Our digital marketing team make sure your eCommerce website is search engine optimised for higher rankings and more site traffic with effective web design.
Supporting you beyond the project
You get 30 days free support to mop up any post launch bugs and you can then choose from a range of maintenance packages to keep your online shop on top of its game.
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Frequently asked questions
Do you offer bespoke eCommerce website design and development solutions?
Yes, we do. We have a team of expert developers who can create an eCommerce website that is perfect for your business needs. We'll work with your brand guidelines and creative a vision to develop a unique website that represents your company's personality and eCommerce needs.
Our eCommerce development services also include payment gateway integration with secure payment methods for a trusted online experience for your customers.
What is the best platform and content management system for eCommerce?
Magento and WooCommerce are both open-source platforms that allow for greater flexibility and customisation, while PrestaShop is a more user-friendly platform that is perfect for smaller businesses. Our team of developers have experience in all three platforms and can help you choose the best one for your online store.
How much does an eCommerce website cost?
The cost of an eCommerce website will vary depending on several factors including development time and complexity, but generally we offer a range of eCommerce web design and development packages starting from £7,000
Will my eCommerce website be responsive and adapt to all mobile devices?
Yes. Mobile web sales are increasing, therefore it's more essential than ever before to have a mobile-optimised eCommerce site. Every website we develop is responsive and mobile friendly making sure that your web presence is optimised for all users.
Will you provide your own secure hosting for my eCommerce website?
We offer secure hosting services with our preferred partner Fast Hosts.
What are the stages of ECommerce development?
The stages of eCommerce website development can be broadly classified into five stages. The first stage is the pre-development phase where the objectives of the website are set and the requirements are identified. The second stage is the design phase where the look and feel of the website is created. The third stage is the development phase where the actual coding of the website takes place. The fourth stage is the testing phase where the website is checked for errors and glitches. The fifth and final stage is the launch phase where the website goes live and becomes available to the public.
Timings vary across each stage depending on the complexity of the project and the speed at which each stage is signed off.
How will you manage my project?
Our team of account managers and skilled developers will work with you every step of the way ensuring you are always up to date with the development process and provide feedback at every stage.
Is search engine optimisation (SEO) included as part of the eCommerce website development?
Every eCommerce website we create is built to SEO best practices. During development, we do everything possible to help your site rank well in search engine results pages creating a strong SEO foundation. Many of our websites rank well from the start, but to achieve competitive keywords, we recommend an ongoing SEO strategy.
I have an existing online business website. Can you upgrade it?
Yes! We specialise in developing custom eCommerce website design and web development, so we can work with your existing website and upgrade it to match your requirements. For example, Magento 1 was recently retired by Magento, so our team can help migrate your Magento website to the latest Magento 2 platform.
Reliable eCommerce site support & maintenance
The exciting part is making your new project live but there's always more to be done once a website is launched. We provide a range of eCommerce support and maintenance services to keep your online store up-to-date and running smoothly, including updates to the software and security patches.
And rest assured that our team of account managers and specialist developers are on hand to assist you with making the most of your online presence. Our comprehensive support and maintenance services mean you can focus on growing your business while we take care of the technical details.
What our clients say
Their communication skills and ability to complete the project within budget and timescale were impressive.
After the launch of the website, the client received feedback from customers concerning a better UX, and Chilliapple Ltd. was able to update easier than before. They communicated through Campfire and had weekly updates through Zoom meetings. Overall, the team provided a good value for the budget.Luisa Coates Thermapen
Good Knowledge of Magento: Chilliapple was recommended to us for their Magento knowledge which has proved to be excellent. We worked with Bowo and Vipin to migrate and upgrade our existing Magento shops to a new UK Fast server with additional features and plug ins installed resulting in a faster admin than we previously had. I would recommend Chilliapple for Magento especially multiple shops.Steve Long Merlin Workwear
Having gone through the process of having new Magento sites brought online a couple of times now, I have to say that Dean and the team at Chilliapple have made our latest project as smooth as can be possible.
From my experience, I can’t imagine that any new website is a trouble-free project. However, Chilliapple have worked tirelessly to ensure that obstacles and hurdles have been dealt with as quickly and efficiently as possible. Would I recommend? I already have… Twice!Richard Smith Niton999
Great work with the team at Chilliapple. They undertook our website maintenance from a previous developer and they have managed to accommodate many of our initial needs, including an upgrade to Magento 2.4.
Since then, we have overcome many more requests to improve website and shopping functionality and while I personally will not be overseeing their work anymore, I trust though that Versapak are in safe hands and that they can meet any new challenge that may arise.Jeremy Graham Versapak
Our Magento multistore was up and running on time and working as expected.
Sandra Simion our contact, gave us excellent customer support throughout the set-up process, she was immensely helpful and understanding. Sandra helped us purchase the correct modules and explained how they worked, Vipin sent us video demonstrations and advice too. [+]Amanda YJ Europe Ltd
I've worked with many web agencies in the past and ChilliApple certainly shine above the rest. Our account manager Bowo has been extremely attentive and pro-active, without whom we would not have been able to deploy our Magento 2 migration by the end of 2020.
We're very pleased at the hard work and patience that Bowo and the development team have put into this project, especially as we were working long hours towards the end. I look forward to continued work with ChilliApple in 2021!Laura Lam Phoenix Medical
Our website is built in Prestashop, and finding credible developers to maintain and progress the site was very difficult once we had made the decision to move on from our current developer.
Chilli Apple initially upgraded and re-themed our site to a very high standard with excellent communication throughout. We went live with the update (which was quite a major undertaking as it had not been done for some time and a lot had changed) right at the beginning of the COVID fiasco. [+]Kieron Miller Skirting4u
We have found the dedicated development service an excellent way to quickly expand our team and give complete flexibility.
Priya has been a great asset to the team and provided valuable knowledge and ability to resolve our development requirements.Garth Hoggins UBT (EU) Ltd
Chilliapple has been the perfect fit for us. We needed a web development firm that we could trust to deliver on time and on cost. Chilliapple has provided that..
We're incredabilty pleased with the quality of work that chilliapple have produced and how receptive they've been to new design iterations. A great company to work alongside with upfront and transparent pricing and delivery. [+]Alex Nowak WorkOutDepot