The Definition of Web-to-Print:

On 4 Sept., 2018

What is web-to-print? Web-to-print is a service that provides print products via online storefronts. It's also known as "remote publishing" or a "print e-commerce solution".

The Definition of Web-to-Print:

A common misconception is that the term web-to-print only relates to consumer-based, non-relational internet purchases.

Web-to-print is synonymous with the following phrases:

• Online Ordering

• Online Ordering Portal

• Web Ordering Portal

• Online Storefront

• Print Storefront

• B2B Storefront

• B2C Storefront

The definition of web-to-print is the ability for a print or marketing supplier to receive a purchase or quote request from a buyer utilizing a website. Web-to-Print may be Business-to-Business (B2B) or Business-to-Consumer (B2C) transactions. Transactions may be for pieces that have been produced before, or brand new designs.

Whether it be a commercial printer, marketing firm, broker, or in-plant, if you are utilizing a website to accept quotes and orders from print buyers, you are using web-to-print.

Systems often come with an interface to manage incoming print orders with tools to stay organized and keep your customer updated. Many web-to-print systems also integrate with MIS (Management Information Systems).

Web-to-Print Providers, such as PagePath, provide these types of website ordering systems to print and marketing suppliers. 

Why Pageflex?

Pageflex, a division of Bitstream Inc., (www.pageflex.comis the technology of choice for Web-to-print applications and sophisticated personalized communications based on customer information. Pageflex smart templates ensure that design integrity and brand identity standards are rigorously maintained while empowering local users on a brand-controlled publishing portal to customize and localize collateral and campaigns. With Pageflex-powered sites, global control with local empowerment is a reality.

Pageflex pioneered flexible variable data software with its debut in 1997 and has been a technology innovator in the Web-to-print customization arena ever since.

Pageflex powers online document customization portals for printers, advertising agencies, marketing services companies and corporate marketing departments worldwide.

Pageflex Storefront:

Pageflex Storefront enables print service providers and corporate marketing departments to define, auto-generated, and manage attractive Web-to-print sites for collateral management, document customization, and e-commerce. At the core of the solution is the patented Pageflex composition technology, which enables document templates to "flex," accommodating variable content within sophisticated designer-specified guidelines.

Any pageflex template development works please feel free to contact us.

I have work experience in the below process,

• Pageflex studio templating

• Storefront set-up

• Storefront product setup

• Fusionpro VDP Creator

• Four51, XMPie, QuarkXpress, PrintQ

• Pitstop for PDF


• Adobe Creative Cloud

• Google Sketchup