Many B2B businesses are looking to grow their business through direct B2C online selling channels. These businesses need to manage all their channels, whether B2B or B2C, on a common platform that provides business users tools with the capabilities to quickly create and publish engaging and seamless brand experiences across all digital channels, including mobile, with a reduced dependency on their IT department.
IBM WebSphere Commerce jQuery Aurora Storefront
The Aurora starter store in WebSphere Commerce is entirely written in jQuery, which is a commonly used in dynamic websites. The jQuery AJAX and events API provides a stress-free use of framework that meets most AJAX requirements for all storefront development.
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Why Migrate to jQuery Aurora Storefront?
In addition to all the existing features that are supported in the Dojo version of the Aurora starter store, the jQuery version supports the following additional capabilities:
The WebSphere Commerce jQuery Enhancements API provides interactions within the starter store under the following categories:
WebSphere Commerce AJAX Framework
The WebSphere Commerce AJAX framework is an extension of the jQuery AJAX framework. It provides an easy to use framework that meets most AJAX requirements for storefront development, and hides some of the complexity and repetitive code that a storefront developer often encounters.
The AJAX framework helps determine the refresh areas of pages, and the content that populates them. The framework helps track the status of store pages, and the content that is generated when customers interact with the store.
User Interface Widgets
The user interface widgets in the Aurora starter store extend the functionality of available jQuery widgets to create a versatile, customer-friendly store. They add new functionality, changing the appearance and interaction experience in the store.