The Ultimate Domain Name Generator

Toolnames.com & Toolnames.com.au are two domain generators Create My made initially for internal use and thought it was so good that the world should have access to them.

Coming up with a new domain name is usually quite difficult. Making it very hard is that most of the good domains have been taken already.

The traditional process:

  • You come up with something catchy, memorable, and preferably short
  • You see if it is available for registration
  • You find it isn’t
  • You try to work out something similar and start all over again

Quickly you are wasting hours.

ToolNames are domain name generators with a difference. They use a thesaurus to find related words to your site so you get a greater choice in choosing a domain prefect for your site. The domain name generators only produces .com and .com.au top level domains.

Create My created the solution out of frustration. Since then the results have been amazing.

Create My used the following technologies:

  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • WordPress

Challenges to create an ecommerce solution

A new doll in my collection

When designing an ecommerce solution there is many challenges which the developer needs to take into consideration to save time and frustration for both them and the client. Good planning and asking the right questions up-front will help in over coming the challenges. Below is a list of some of the challenges faced in creating an ecommerce solution and some basic questions that should be asked to minimise the challenges.

Ecommerce is focused on workflow compared to website design which is focused on content and layout. When designing an ecommerce solution the most important part is to understand the workflow. This involves working through each of the stages of the process the solution is meant to solve. While there may be existing processes, the online tool should be about refining those processes instead of just creating an online version of the offline solution. The first questions that should be asked are:
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