Paper Assist is one of Ireland's leading suppliers of specialised paper and envelope products to the print industry, trade and designers as well as private users.
Paper Assist were looking for a site to perform two functions
- The ability to allow their client to view their product library on-line
- An on-line store where paper products and envelopes can be purchased.
The site development includes many modern applications with XHTML, CSS, JQuery, and AJAX all being used to deliver this solution.
A bespoke designed content management system has been designed to allow the website administrators to easily manage their products.
This is a scalable website with the ability to add many other features in the near future.
Advanced Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) has been built into this design as well as integration with social networking tools and a news section on the site to keep clients informed through automated emails
Real-time credit card payments have been installed into the site to finish a very comprehensive shopping cart solution.
paperassist.ie was launched in October 2010 and re-designed in August 2011
Shortly after, paperassist.co.uk was launched to expand the web presence of Paper Assist
In January 2014 a new on-line presence was established for paper assist. With this new design a new search engine was added to make it easier for the commercial customers to find products by keywords and a new search engine monitoring tool.
Along with this development was also the instillation of a new ‘quick pay’ facility which allows the CMS user to request secure payment requests from customers for special orders. This system operator on the paper assist secure server and reduces the PCI compliance of the vendor. The need to take credit cards over the phone has now been eliminated.