The last iteration of missionengineering.com has served us well for some time, but let’s be fair it was starting to look a little long in the tooth.
Most web transactions are now done on the go using mobile devices. Photo, audio, and video are now built into the fabric of the web just like they were supposed to be, now that many of us have the technology and bandwidth to make it happen.
So now we’ve moved on with the new missionengineering.com. We’ve updated the look with the latest responsive capabilities, so you’ll get an optimized view for the device you are connecting with. We’ve moved the complete site, rather than just the store over to encrypted connections using http over SSL, so we can provide you with a safe experience while you are with us. The store has received a complete make over, with better photos, easier to read information, and a streamlined check out process.
There are several new tools to make finding what you need faster, easier, and more fun. Quickview brings up a temporary side bar that let’s you quickly check out an item, and easily add or remove items in your cart, while you are browsing. Geolocation will give you a shipping cost estimate right away without having to enter all your address info. If you make regular visits to the Mission store, you now have the option to securely save your credit card info as well as your account information to make your purchases faster and easier.
Over the next few weeks we’ll be adding a new support section with electronic user guides, tutorial videos, regularly updated FAQ’s and more tools to get you going quickly with your Mission products.
We’ve also taken the opportunity to merge missionengineering with some of our other projects. Technical and business blog effectsblog.com is now here in the same place, and we have adopted a similar look and feel with our sister site stagecraftgear.com that handles our custom speaker cabinet business. We’ll be seeing more integration both in terms of web and products with Stagecraft over the next few weeks, so keep an eye out for more announcements.
If you had an account on the old missionengineering, first rest assured that all data is secure and all orders are proceeding as normal. There will be no change in processing orders and everyone will receive notifications of shipments just as before. Over the next few days registered users with accounts on missionengineering.com will be receiving an email with the opportunity to enable their account on the new site. If you don’t have an account yet, then you can open one right now.