Feature List

Branding and Styling

  • Add your own company logo to your website header
  • Customise the header further with contact details and imagery
  • Choose a body and heading font that will be used across your site
  • Customise colours throughout the site
    • Automatically style your site from a custom colour palette
    • Tweak individual colours with over 120 options
  • Edit background of entire website and also individual sections
    • Choose images from a stock library or upload your own
    • Repeat images on x and y axis or fix and stretch background
    • Customise individual section background colours
  • Write custom Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) for different screen sizes allowing for advanced customisation and styling
  • Choose from pre-made skins for individual elements on the site, instantly changing the look and feel of your site
    • Buttons
    • Image galleries
    • Navigation bar
    • Mini details / tiles
    • Page layouts for product and materials
  • Edit email template so all automatic communication is branded to your liking
  • Use our included Favicon generator to add multiple icons for use on a range of devices
  • Branded 404 and 500 pages are included as standard

Layout and Content

  • Side column
    • Toggle side column on or off
    • Toggle side it appears on
    • Turn side column on or off for specific page types
    • Change order of modules within the side column
    • Add and edit custom content
  • Navigation Bar
    • Toggle option to align text centrally
    • Toggle sub-navigation drop-downs on or off
    • Automatically manage products and materials sections of the nav bar
    • Drag and drop to move and reorder navigation links
    • Add custom navigation links
  • Artwork Upload
    • Edit artwork upload link that will automatically be used across the site and on emails to customers
    • Edit text that appears on side column and at checkout
  • Social Media
    • Edit social media links that can be included across the site
    • Add a social media module to side column
  • Tracking Codes
    • Add Google Analytics tracking code
    • Add Google ads conversion tracking code
  • Holding Page
    • Toggle holding page on and off
    • Customise heading and text on holding page
    • Toggle contact details that can be included automatically
    • Toggle social links that can be included automatically
    • Add a target date with optional countdown
  • Footer
    • Add and edit up to five footer modules (Client List, Contact Details, Contact Form, Custom Text, Image, Map, RSS Feed, Testimonials)
    • Merge columns to make items larger

Web-Page Editor

  • Edit Homepage and Contact page, which are included as standard
  • Add custom pages, as many as you like
  • Import pages from Venture templates, e.g. artwork specification
  • Add, edit and remove content blocks
    • Custom text / HTML
    • Static image, image gallery or image slider / carousel
    • Group of mini details / tiles e.g. product tiles
    • Directory – vertical list with image and text
    • Contact form - emails you automatically
    • Customisable call-to-action bar and button
    • Collapsible list
  • Toggle Heading on and off
  • Change Page layout with one click
  • Custom JavaScript that will be included on page
  • SEO options
    • Customise meta keywords and description for page
    • Add any, and as many, custom meta tags as you would like
    • Change meta title of page

Manage Your Items

Categories

  • Import Venture Banners categories and edit to your liking e.g. customising category names
  • Create your own custom categories
  • Nest categories within each other, useful for larger product ranges
  • Link products / materials to multiple categories
  • Reorder products within category
  • Add, edit and remove category image
  • Add, edit and remove category name and blurb
  • SEO – customise keywords and description meta tags for category page

Materials and Products

  • Import Venture Banners materials and products with just a few clicks
    • Markup manually, by a percentage, or with average suggested markup
    • Standard descriptions and content automatically imported
    • Standard images imported automatically
  • Import small format price lists with just a few clicks
    • .csv and .xls files generated from supplier sites
    • Custom price lists with our generic template
  • Easily and quickly create custom products from pre-made templates
  • Create custom materials and products, from scratch, with unlimited variations
  • Link materials and products to multiple categories
  • Customise descriptions; HTML can be used, although not required
  • SEO – customise keywords and description meta tags
  • Attach multiple images that can be viewed in a gallery
  • Offer files, such as product templates, that can be downloaded by your customers
  • Customise sale prices
    • Price per square metre (materials)
    • Set price per variation (products)
    • Minimum delivery charge
    • Minimum cost per order
    • Minimum cost per item
  • Customise the tile that appears on other pages such as category pages (image, title, blurb and price)
  • Add related items to products, product categories, materials or material categories
  • Add small-format products where the price is calculated as you choose options from drop-down items

E-Commerce

Discounts

  • Add, edit and remove discounts with our discount rule maker
  • Toggle discount on or off
  • Customise description that appears in the basket and on the order
  • Choose if it can be used with other offers
  • Choose if it is applied automatically or assign a code that needs to be entered
  • Limit the amount of times a discount can be used
  • Limit the discount to a date period
  • Decide what makes an order eligible for the discount
    • Any order between £x and £y
    • Customer orders a set amount of a specific product
    • Customer orders a specific amount of material
  • Set what the customer gets with the discount
    • Monetary or percentage discount
    • Free product
    • Discount on delivery

Delivery

  • Choose from a set delivery price or a sliding scale (like Venture Banners), where the higher the square metreage the greater delivery is
  • Customise sliding scale with your own breakpoints and prices
  • Add timed delivery options and additional price e.g. pre-noon delivery adds £20 to delivery cost
  • Add delivery regions and additional price, if necessary e.g. Delivery to Isle of Wight adds £20 to delivery cost
  • Add collection as a delivery option, add a charge for collections if necessary
  • Mark individual products as exempt from delivery
  • Add minimum delivery cost to individual products

Payments

  • Once payment has been taken, mark order as paid. Useful when taking payment after order has been received and artwork checked/matched to order
  • Or take payments at checkout using Stripe's online secure payment gateway

Suppliers

  • Venture Banners already configured as a supplier
  • Configure any supplier
  • Choose if you would like orders to be emailed to supplier via the admin area
  • Choose if supplier delivers to you or direct to customer

Security

  • All sites are served over HTTPS as standard, at no extra cost
  • Sensitive data, such as passwords, are stored encrypted

Order Management

  • Automatic email notification to both you and your customer when an order is placed through the website
  • Process and manage orders through the admin area
  • Raise a quote in the admin area and send it to your customer via a branded email
    • Your customer will be able to click a button in the email to accept and process the quote on your site
    • Payment can also be taken for the quote at this stage
  • Mark artwork as received, link to artwork URL e.g. WeTransfer
  • Mark as paid and add references
  • If paid via Stripe a direct link to said payment is given
  • Edit, add and delete items on order
  • Edit, add and delete order discounts
  • Cancel order at any time and add notes / reason
  • Send customer an automatic cancellation email (optional)
  • Edit delivery and billing details
  • Split order (if necessary) and send items to different suppliers
    • Items sent to Venture Banners are automatically added to their back-end order management system
  • Automatically email suppliers entire or part of order
  • Event log automatically generated to keep track of vital changes and processes
  • Create internal notes on order
  • Archive orders once completed

Customer Management

  • Your customers can create account on your site
    • They can view current and past orders
    • Account details can be updated by the customer
  • Export customer database to .csv file
  • View log-in history of your customer
  • All account information changes are stored in an event log to give you a full audit trail

Invoicing

  • Automatically invoice customers when order is marked as complete or manually send invoices at any time
  • Set a prefix and a starting invoice number
  • Add custom text / payment terms that will be added to each invoice
  • All invoices are emailed direct to customer using branded emails (customisable)

SEO

  • All product and material pages utilise structured data
  • Edit robots.txt file
  • Edit sitemap.xml file
  • Add custom meta tags to entire site
  • Add custom meta tags to individual pages
  • Customise keywords and description meta tags throughout site
  • Create SEO-friendly content on individual pages, products and materials.

Media and Imagery

  • Full library with hundreds of images included for you to use
  • Add to your image library by uploading your own images
  • Organise images into categories
  • Add your own categories

Marketing Toolkit

  • DIY SEO Guide to help you get your site ranked better
  • Visitor Analytics guide and information
  • Advice, Links and Guides for marketing your site and getting the most out of it