Distributor &  Manufacturer Websites

USABILITY

Usability for Distributor & Manufacturer Websites

Intuitive & Easy to Use

UX Design

Usability and ease of use are two of the most important factors of a successful website design.  These two factors determine whether users will "bounce" off your site or "dwell" and browse more deeply.  DISTiMAN prides itself on it's clean, clear and precise display of content to more effectively turn visitors into recurring visitors and transactors.

UsabilityFlexibility  |  Optimization  |  Speed  |  Simplicity  |  Conversion  |  Price Schedule  |  Qualifications

Intuitive & Easy to Use

UX Design

Usability and ease of use are two of the most important factors of a successful website design.  These two factors determine whether users will "bounce" off your site or "dwell" and browse more deeply.  DISTiMAN prides itself on it's clean, clear and precise display of content to more effectively turn visitors into recurring visitors and transactors.

Read our White Papers Comparing DISTiMAN to industry leaders (Arrow, Mouser & Newark)

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Auto-Completing Search Function

Utilizing LiteSpeed Servers and flattened / cached databases, DISTiMAN is able to display matching results as they are typed in.  This feature saves users from having to type complete part numbers, submitting their search query and waiting for a new page to provide results. This seemingly simple function is challenging for most websites to provide due to web-hosting limitations and database structures.

Simplifying & Speeding-Up the Search Process



Rich Menu Navigation

There is no one menu style to satisfy every brand's requirement, yet . . . we can allow for many standard styles and free-form html placement when standard will not do.  The end result is that your navigation menu is only limited by your imagination.

Easier to Browse and Find Products

rich menu navigation
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Filter / Advanced Search Function

Applying filters to perform searches through multiple fields can be a daunting task for a typical Linux Server and Database website.  Our Litespeed server and flattened / cached databases deliver complex search results in less than 3 seconds.

Fast Advanced Search Results

 



Category - Sort Column Function

All category tables offer default sort settings and allow you to define which columns are sortable.  This simple function is challenging for some websites with hundreds or thousands of and require several seconds to re-compile and list the data.

Our LiteSpeed servers and flat / cached database construction allows us to re-configure a listing of many thousand in less than a second (typically).

<1 Second Response

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advanced sort function



Marketing Message (above table)

Each category offers a free-form html area above the selection table to place any type of marketing message.  Populate with text, images, downloads or other content to better market your products, educate your visitors and deepen the amount of content on the page for Search Engine Optimization.

Improving Usability & SEO




Secondary Messaging (below table)

You may also want to place content below the table for the same reasons as you would above the table.  This option allows you to provide more content in the less valuable position below the table.  This is great for providing secondary details that can . . . 

Further Improve Usability and SEO.

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product configurator

 

Product Configurator

Many products offer too many options to list within a "selection table". Shown here is a configurator for BGA heatsinks.  This one configurator replaces the listing of 19,584 possible parts.  A visitor can build a part number by with . . .

7 options instead of browsing
through 19,584 Listings

Auto-Completing Search Function

advanced search function

Utilizing LiteSpeed Servers and flattened / cached databases, DISTiMAN is able to display matching results as they are typed in.  This feature saves users from having to type complete part numbers, submitting their search query and waiting for a new page to provide results. This seemingly simple function is challenging for most websites to provide due to web-hosting limitations and database structures.

 
 

Rich Menu Navigation

rich menu navigation

There is no one menu style to satisfy every brand's requirement, yet . . . we can allow for many standard styles and free-form html placement when standard will not do.  The end result is that your navigation menu is only limited by your imagination.


 

Category - Sort Column Function

advanced sort function
All category tables offer default sort settings and allow you to define which columns are sortable.  This simple function is challenging for some websites with hundreds or thousands of and require several seconds to re-compile and list the data.
 
Our LiteSpeed servers and flat / cached database construction allows us to re-configure a listing of many thousand in less than a second (typically).

 
 

Filter / Advanced Search Function

advanced filter function

Applying filters to perform searches through multiple fields can be a daunting task for a typical Linux Server and Database website.  Our Litespeed server and flattened / cached databases deliver complex search results in less than 3 seconds.

 
 

Marketing Message (above table)

advanced sort function
Each category offers a free-form html area above the selection table to place any type of marketing message.  Populate with text, images, downloads or other content to better market your products, educate your visitors and deepen the amount of content on the page for Search Engine Optimization.
 
 

Secondary Messaging (below table)

advanced filter function

you may also want to place content below the table for the same reasons as you would above the table.  This option allows you to provide more content in the less valuable position below the table.  This is great for providing secondary details that can further improve SEO & Usability.


 

Product Configurator

product configurator
Many products offer too many options to list within a "selection table". Shown here is a configurator for BGA heatsinks.  This one configurator replaces the listing of 19,584 possible parts.  A visitor can build a part number by with 7 options instead of browsing through 19,584 Listings.