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What is Evolution Mode?

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Evolution Mode, also known as Evo Mode is a feature exclusive to EKM customers. Our data shows that businesses that have taken advantage of Evolution Mode are more likely to succeed, and in some cases have increased their sales by 25.28%.

At EKM, we believe that everyone should be able to do what they love and build a successful online shop. This means that your shop needs to look and feel perfect. While most e-commerce providers set your shop up and leave it at that,  our e-commerce experts will review your shop on a regular basis and propose improvements to help you sell more – helping you to focus on your business rather than worrying about having an outdated website.

Why does my business need evolution mode?

If you own a brick and mortar store, you wouldn’t set up your shop window and never change it to align with sales or seasons for example? So why would you let your online shop window, your website, become outdated?

With EKM’s unique evolution mode, you can remain ahead of your competitors without lifting a finger. Our in-house experts make sure your site is never outdated; your website will be optimised to increase overall performance to ensure you are getting the most out of your online shop so you can continue to do what you do best and keep selling more.

Having helped over 80,000 businesses, we have the experience available to make the difference between success and failure, our objective with Evo Mode is to always work on improving the look and feel of your business. The smallest tweaks and enhancements could make the most significant differences.

That’s why our Evo team are on hand to review your shop, suggest tweaks, fixes and improvements from design to user experience and more leaving your website in a more than ideal condition to sell more.

How much does Evolution Mode cost?

Evo Mode is free and exclusive to EKM customers.

Basic plan customers can request Evolution Mode once every 12 months, and you will receive a list of suggestions and amendments from in-house experts to improve your e-commerce shop.

Standard plan customers can also request Evo Mode once a year, however, not only will we give you a list of suggestions and improvements for your website, once you have approved them we can implement the changes to your e-commerce store on your behalf within ten working days.

Advanced plan customers have the same advantage as standard plan customers, but, they can request Evolution Mode once a month with a turnaround time of 5 working days, this is ideal if you’re consistently looking for the best practices to implement on your e-commerce website.

Our Pro customers who require an enterprise-level of functionality for their business have the ability to request Evolution Mode whenever they desire, similar to having an in-house design team. The turnaround for Pro customers is three working days.

If you are not an EKM customer, you can choose a plan and get started with your 14-day free trial today.

How does Evo mode work?

Requesting a website evolution couldn’t be easier and can be done following the four simple steps below:

  1. Request Evolution Mode in your shop

You can request Evolution Mode from within the dashboard or settings page of your online shop, you will have the option to request a shop review where one of our e-commerce experts will visit your shop and check that everything is set up correctly. The number of times you can request Evolution Mode depends on your plan.

  1. The Evo Team will visit your shop

Our team of experienced e-commerce experts will take a look at your shop and suggest design amendments, tweaks and fixes to improve your overall shop performance as well as any other tips and tricks you could be missing out on to drive more sales and traffic to your business.

Take a look at some of the most common improvements made to sites utilising Evolution Mode.

  1. Review your improvements

If you’re on our Standard plan or above, you will then be notified when your Evolution Mode suggested improvements are ready to see, and you’ll then be able to accept or decline these changes.

  1. Sit back and relax

Standard plans and above can then approve the changes, and the Evolution Team will implement these for you to look at in your Test Shop depending on your plan, once you’re happy we’ll put the changes live and you can reap the benefits.


  • Does it cost extra?

    No, Evolution Mode comes at no extra cost and is included in every plan.
  • Do I have to use Evo Mode?

    No, Evo Mode is an optional feature.
  • What happens if I don’t respond to the suggestions within 30 days?

    This depends on the change. Small changes that we believe would benefit your business get implemented automatically after 30 days, though the majority of changes will need the account holders approval.
  • How will I be notified about the suggested amendments?

    You will receive an email listing suggestions. You can then either accept or reject the amendments under the ‘Evolution Mode’ setting within your EKM account.
  • How often can I use Evolution Mode?

    How often you can request Evolution Mode will differ depending on your EKM plan. Standard plans offer once a year, Advanced once a month and EKM Pro receive unlimited Evolutions. EKM Basic offers an advice only version of Evolution Mode, available to use once a year
  • Can I preview the changes before they are implemented on my site?

    Yes, all changes will be made visible to you on your ‘Test Shop’ so you can see how they look before approving them for publishing on your e-commerce shop.

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