Category: shop

PayPal scam caller – Woo Commerce upgrade

An e-commerce shop client contacted OHM this week asking us to discuss a Woo-Commerce (WordPress shop plug-in) upgrade with a PayPal representative. We took the call from an Irish sounding male who calmly explained PayPal were upgrading security which required a plug-in installation for Woo-Commerce. But we wasn’t going to fall for that! During the call we Googled the phone number “who is calling me” [phone number] which uncovered a scam caller impersonating PayPal. During the call we confronted the gentleman with this information but he said this is not uncommon, in fact he said it was good to check and offered to send an email authenticating his credentials. Said...

bw jigs website design for inventor

BW Jigs new e-commerce shop website goes live

Kent based inventor Ben Weir started with a basic web page requirement to launch and profile his new door lock cutting jig. With a patent pending Ben needed to get tradesmen and retailers interested in his time saving, innovative joiners tool. The initial designs went well but there was a problem with the integration with a PayPal shop so OHM offered the WordPress woo-commerce shop solution. This is now live and taking orders. The new shop can process transactions, add VAT local taxes, show stock levels, image galleries, linked items and technical information about the jig. Oast House Media would like to thanks BW jigs for their web business and...

The stats stack up – Desktop v Mobile web pages

December 2019 was a very good month for our medical stationery client, record sales through our e-commerce web site proving the web design and Google SEO is working well for this long term client. Here at OHM we’ve been aware for many years that a lot of page previews come from browsers using mobile devices, this PayPal report confirms this and more. There’s a massive shift to mobile searches and payments. One of the reason folk have more confidence with mobile payments is the relatively new bank apps and PayPal’s domination of the free payment transaction market. These PayPal accounts are of course not free to the shop owner, in...

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UK first – cryptocurrency payments for OHM client

Bitcoin cryptocurrency and other e-coin website design