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What Is The Cost For Building An Ecommerce Website In Dubai?

Posted By : Admin

Date : May 16, 2020

What Is The Cost For Building An Ecommerce Website In Dubai?

This question doesn’t have a single answer for everyone. Moreover, costs will differentiate upon the features and functionalities of any ecommerce website along with used technology platform and management needs. But one must need to keep in mind that ecommerce website development requires continuous investment for improving the functionality and experience of your online store that too when initial web design gets completed (without including the budget for marketing). It’s also an indication for upcoming disaster to wait until your online store gets outdated and considering that update is not a successful or proactive strategy.

So, what is the cost of e-commerce web development?

The cost of a e-commerce web development may vary from AED 5,000 to AED 25,000+ , but if you’re a small business or startup looking for quality web designing, cost should go between AED 15,000 to AED 25,000. You just need to fix the budgets and we’ll help you to figure out the best way to spend as per your needs.

(1) Small, uncomplex 5-10 page website: AED 5,000 to AED 10,000

(2) Mid-sized, limited complexity 10 – 30 page website: AED 10,000 to AED 25,000

(3) Large, high-complexity: From AED 25,000 upwards

Key Areas Which Influence Development Costs

E-Commerce Solutions

Depending upon the simplicity or complexness of e-commerce web development platform and which management features and functionality can be integrated into online store, Pro Web helps clients in design and development of Shopify Solutions, Magento Solutions, Woo Commerce Solutions and OpenCart Solutions. We emphasize on the usability of functionally customized solutions for enterprises whereas plug and play solutions for start-ups and SME’s based on budget and functional requirements.

E-commerce Web Designing

Majority of e-commerce web solutions have built galleries, themes or template that’s available for purchase. These act as quick and economical option for start-ups and SME’s looking to buy a simple theme & get customizations done (mere logo change, but not a custom designing). The cost of a customized web design and development is dependent upon the features and functionality needed. In UAE, designing and development of a customized ecommerce store can easily costs from AED 5,000 to AED 350,000 based upon the details, requirements, and depth of the process.

User Experience (UX)

Having a good user experience is undoubtedly the most important part of any e-commerce web designing. Our expert UI/UX team stay focused on the needs of its potential visitors for turning them into prospect buyers and paying customers. Intuitive e-commerce store interface will lure visitors to make a purchase by helping them finding their products quickly and easily without any frustrating mistakes and delays. A good UX design emphasize on the industry as well as potential customers. Also measuring the effectiveness of UX design is a on-going process, even after the initial development and launch.

Leading e-commerce platforms; Shopify, Magento, or Woo Commerce offers complete support for integration of modules/extensions to add functionalities at much lower costs than custom development. Therefore, it’s important to validate whether the extensions are available to get the desired functionalities without affecting the price. Apart from the extensions, cost of custom e-commerce web developments is dependent on the hours of development and testing required.

Product Images & Graphics

The visual elements can also lead to huge price variation which is dependent upon the requirement like using royalty free stock images or purchase relevant images online or organizing a photography session. It’s evident that visually attractive ecommerce website is best way to attract more visitors and later turn them into customers. This is precise reason why images of high-quality products are also essential for successful e-commerce website development.

Maintenance & Support

Always remember the costs included in e-commerce web development, therefore you surely require training and support for your website.  Cost involved in maintenance is again dependent on the features and functionality of e-commerce website and sophistication of its development platform. However you can hire a dedicated resource to administrate the web designing process and get a high-level idea regarding e-commerce web development on hourly basis.

Web Hosting

The process of domain hosting is quite predictable as dedicated servers generally include some level of accommodation in their packages. For stores built on configurable platforms, hosting prices is cheap and increase as per your needs. Start with a minimum package and once your requirement and traffic increases, upgrade the domain hosting to higher end.

Proactive Approach

Here’s a list of some questions to ask before hiring Ecommerce Development Company in Dubai:

  1. Does your company have internal resources for offering a quality e-commerce website development?
  2. Does your internal team have the knowledge and experience required for modern e-commerce web designing?
  3. Who will be responsible for solution maintenance and management?

These questions will help you decide if you will develop internally or subcontract.

After this initial decision, you must create a list of tasks and essential features for your ecommerce website development Dubai.

  • Domain Registration
  • Reliable and scalable accommodation
  • SSL certificate
  • Payment gateway
  • Planning
  • UX
  • Visual design
  • Development and documentation
  • Proof
  • Content writing and uploading
  • Images

These are just the most essential basic considerations when creating a functional eCommerce website development Dubai. It can be complicated!


Our approach has been dedicated to the fact that e-commerce web development is not just building a website equipped with integrated shopping carts. It’s more about devising a complete solution that’s based on the scope of your business and must complete the requirements.

With Pro Web’s expertise in e-commerce web development, you can get an easy-to-use and visually compelling e-commerce store which not only attracts huge traffic but also reach a large number of potential customers along with proper optimization for search engines to rank it higher. We make sure to keep ourselves updated with latest technologies to provide a flexible and adaptable solution as per client needs.