The web is ever evolving, and for e-commerce site owners, keeping abreast of any current WordPress trends is vital for ensuring both short- and long-term success. Adapting to any changes means you’re in a good position to increase sales. However, discovering where WordPress e-commerce is headed often means a slog through industry websites, with no guarantee you’ll find what you’re looking for.
In this post, we’ll outline six significant e-commerce trends that will have the largest impact on WordPress throughout 2017. You’ll learn how they can help your business grow, and how you can begin putting these trends to work for you.
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1. The Spread of HTTPS
Google’s resolution this year seems to be tightening up security; and now, with Google beginning to specifically mark insecure sites, it’s no surprise that many website owners are scrambling to understand the HTTPS standard. Before we continue, let’s break down the meaning of HTTP/HTTPS:
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP). An application protocol that passes information between the web