PrintNow

PrintNow is an innovative solution that solves challenges faced by buyers and sellers in the print industry. An enterprise web-to-print solution, PrintNow provides tools for print providers, resellers, print packagers, and enterprises to help them automate workflows in their print business.

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Project Name

PrintNow

Client Name

Todd Gordner

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Challenge

Among all the different tools, PrintNow also offers a WordPress plugin that integrates stores built on WordPress and WooCommerce with the PrintNow platform. However, the plugin was riddled with a bug that PrintNow wanted to fix. The problem was with the pricing calculator. Among all the different tools, the PrintNow platform offers a pricing calculator that allows store owners to quote instant prices on their orders. The calculator takes in different fields from the user and then calculates the price. However, WordPress users were facing a problem. Users were asked to enter fields on the calculator before being directed to the PrintNow platform for uploading and customizing the artwork. But when they came back to the WordPress site after being done with the PrintNow platform, they lost the calculator fields they had entered. This affected the workflow on the site and hampered user experience. And so, PrintNow reached out to Codup for help with fixing the plugin.

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Proposed Solution

Our team at Codup got to work immediately and devised a simple solution for them. We saved the selected values in the local storage of the browser and displayed them once the user got back from the PrintNow platform. Besides this, PrintNow also wanted us to build some compatibility with a particular WordPress theme that one of its clients was using. We build a shortcode for them through which the client could display

Results

The result was a plugin that worked as expected, better workflow and enhanced user experience on the WordPress site.

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