E-Commerce Site for Online Shopping

In today’s fast-changing business environment, it’s extremely important to be able to respond to client needs in the most effective and timely manner. If your customers wish to see your business online and have instant access to your products or services.


In completing this graduate project I have been fortunate to have help, support and encouragement from many people. I would like to acknowledge them for their cooperation. First and foremost deeply thankful to Professor Dr. Soon-Ok Park, for her wonderful guidance during this project work in field of Computer Science, at Governors State University. I am also thankful for her continuous feedback and encouragement throughout this project work. Her broad knowledge and hardworking attitude has left me with very deep impressions and they will greatly benefit me throughout my life.


Anyone can view Online Shopping portal and available products, but every user must login by his/her Username and password in order to purchase or order products. Unregistered members can register by navigating to registration page. Only Admin will have access to modify roles, by default developer can only be an ‘Admin’. Once user register site, his default role will be ‘User’.

Operational & Security

Pages of the website must be access in the way they were intended to be accessed. Included files shall not be accessed outside of their parent file. Administrator can only perform administrative task on pages they are privileged to access. Customers will not be allowed to access the administrator pages.


The Internet has become a major resource in modern business, thus electronic shopping has gained significance not only from the entrepreneur’s but also from the customer’s point of view. For the entrepreneur, electronic shopping generates new business opportunities and for the customer, it makes comparative shopping possible. As per a survey, most consumers of online stores are impulsive and usually make a decision to stay on a site within the first few seconds. “Website design is like a shop interior. If the shop looks poor or like hundreds of other shops the customer is most likely to skip to the other site. Hence we have designed the project to provide the user with easy navigation, retrieval of data and necessary feedback as much as possible. In this project, the user is provided with an ecommerce web site that can be used to buy books online. To implement this as a web application we used ASP.NET as the Technology. ASP.NET has several advantages such as enhanced performance, scalability, built-in security and simplicity.