Third-Party Services: E-Commerce Friend or Foe?
March 28, 2017TotalRetail
Since the early days of ecommerce, third-party plugins and services have enabled endless customization and add-on features. Some of these features are core to running a business (like payment services), and most are very easy to get running, so it’s easy to see why many ecommerce retailers have so many services integrated.
Unfortunately, installing additional software can be a double-edged sword that can bog down your site with unnecessary distractions, slow down response times, or outright break things. What’s the right approach to integrating third-party software on your store?