Head to Feet
Coding/Design | www.headtofeet.co.uk
Reflexologist Jen Antliff had an existing site for her business, Head to Feet, based in Clarkston, on the south side of Glasgow. But she wanted it to be revamped, with much more information included and a fresh new look.
She employed graphic designers Mad About Design to produce the look of the business and the site for her, but needed someone else to convert it into HTML against a very tight deadline. That's when she came to us.
We took the design and converted it into a fully operational website within just two days, getting it up and running in time for a marketing push. We also set the site up with a CMS, allowing Jen to update it whenever she wants, quickly and easily.
A couple of months after the site was launched, Jen came back to us as she wanted to expand into online sales through her site. We were delighted to help out again – adding on a fantastic e-commerce system to the site to make it as easy as possible for customers to purchase products through the site.
How it works
fuzzylime (cms+) is the backbone of the site, allowing easy access to its content for Jen. It uses our new WYSIWYG editor, making changing the content even more straightforward than ever.
We also employed a couple of external scripts – including the wonderful Cufon to generate fancy text on the fly and a reflection script to autogenerate reflected images.
We coded a "breadcrumbs" add-on for the CMS – this puts a bar across the top indicating the position in the site at any given time, generating this automatically based on the site's menu. This has now been rolled out to other clients.
For phase two of the project, the site was the first to launch using our in-house e-commerce software, developed to run as part of our CMS. This means that it integrates perfectly with what is already there and has an easy-to-use interface. We worked closely with Jen as we developed the software to ensure we had a full understanding of her needs as both our client and the shop owner. This software will be used to power more online shops in the coming months.
What they said
"It's been a big project, but David at fuzzylime has ticked all our boxes! He is clearly very highly skilled and knowledgable about web programming, and has been able to produce an online shopping facility for my website, with a mulititude of functions to meet our business objectives.
"It has been tailored for head to feet, and he continues to make improvements and changes to ensure it meets all the required specifications. David is very approachable and willing to help with all level of queries and suggestions. I highly recommend fuzzylime to any business who wants to set up or develop their website. First-class service!"
Jen Antliff, Head to Feet