Front-end and Back-end Challenges
In regard to an e-commerce site, the front end to your site is the interface seen by the customer.
It is what many call the home page.The back end comprises the server architecture, scripting, and database solutions necessary to make the front end functional.
Therefore, to have a successful login screen for your front end, you will need to have scripting, Secure Socket Layer (SSL), and database solutions present on the back end which could be an open source solution from PostGreSQL 8.2 or MySQL.
Front End Features
- Three tier hierarchy: Category/Subcategory/Product
- Clear Navigation
- Easy to integrate into existing site
- Ability to have multiple navigation based on main focus of subject