This website is exclusively for trade customers so has a number of enhancements to make it suitable. It was developed using Magento and has recently been upgraded to the latest version 1.9.
Some of the unique customisations we have made include:
- Customer accounts must be manually approved and activated
- Prices are hidden for users who are not logged in
- Added new fields for customers such as account number and business name
- Customised the admin customer grid view to help when finding specific customers
- Automatically change orders to processing even if they are paid with a manual payment method
- Part of a multi-site setup running from a single Magento installation
- Fully integrated with a multi-channel e-commerce back office for easy product listing and centralised processing of orders
All these customisations follow Magento development best practices so that the site can easily be upgraded to later Magento versions without requiring the customisations to be re-written.