eCommerce, consists of the buying and selling of products or services over electronic systems such as the Internet and other computer networks. This is a generic tag for all ecommerce systems. Frameworks that facilitate development of such systems like magento, nopcommerce have their own tags as ...

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Which analytics should I use to paint a better picture of user dropoff or abandoned cart? [on hold]

I work at an eCommerce company that sells goods through Living Social and Groupon. I have created a unique shopping cart experience that leads a user through the process of entering a 3rd party ...
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Ecommerce: Conversion Rate suggestions [on hold]

I'm a technical person with in-depth knowledge on Python and its framework. I've build an ecommerce store using Django-Oscar. I've multiple products in my store. My store offers a large assortment of ...
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Changing Language of PayPal payment gateway

I am creating a German version of a web store that is built in OpenCart. I have everything translated from English to German, although I just need to switch the PayPal payment gateway to a German ...
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Can product pages be created to rank in search engines for inventory from a local store?

My website integrates with the inventory of local stores. A store could have hundreds or thousands of products. I'm considering having a product page for each inventory item, given that it is ...
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Date/time option values for Ecommerce steps

I'd like to track "pickup date/time" as part of a checkout process in order to report on popular days/times. I'm currently looking at doing so via a "step option" as part of Enhanced Ecommerce, but ...
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Are Zip/Postal codes a viable requirement for credit card validation?

So I'm creating a form for users to purchase things from my site, and currently, I have the following fields (all required): Email CC Number CVC Expiry MM/YY Name on Card Billing Postal Code But ...
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In WooCommerce, can I add a checkbox for adding related products to the purchase?

Using WooCommerce, I am selling a few different items, one of the items is a polishing cloth for $3.00 and different pairs of earrings. If someone goes to buy a pair of earrings I want to have a check ...
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Repeating product category in product title

I am wondering if there are any benefits or drawbacks to repeating a product category in the tile of the product? For example: Let's say I sell "light bulbs", on the product category page where all ...
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How to account for multiple basket views in Google Analytics conversion funnel?

Assuming a typical ecommerce sales funnel of: 1. add to basket 2. browse more products 3. add (again) to basket 4. checkout 5. confirmation page How does one account for the multiple visits to ...
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Is adding noindex for new product pages a good idea?

When adding batch products to an eCommerce website, is it a good idea to initially have noindex on the product page? After manually reviewing individual products, should I remove the noindex tag? ...
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Where is the data for items added to a shopping cart stored if not logged into the site?

Sites like Amazon allow you to add items to your shopping cart without requiring you to first log in. My question is where do they store this data? This data still seems to be there even if you ...
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Web Analytic web site [closed]

I am a student at e-commerce major.I want to analysis my project competitor site for business plan.I need to know number of visitor per day or month but I can't find this analytic. I used Alexa but it ...
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JVZoo: Pay Now / Checkout button

I just want to know if it is possible to use JVZoo as a payment processor on my website (like PayPal, 2checkout, etc.) Or is it just for affiliate based sales creation?
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Calculating payment: what kind of rounding should be used?

There are several different methods of rounding. When developing a website that requires calculating a payment, between promotional codes, sales tax, credit card processing fees, it's possible end up ...
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Include only one brand in the ecommerce reports for a single affiliate in Google Analytics

I am trying to create a view for a partner that is selling their products on our site. I assumed that filtering their brand name with "E-commerce Item Name" would result in the same report as ...
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Should I give preferential treatment to proxy users on my ecommerce site?

I am setting up an ecommerce site that caters to a worldwide audience. I would imagine that visitors would come from everywhere, and for whatever reasons, some would be connecting through proxy ...
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Why do “Registration-bots” exist? What do they gain from registering on my site?

I'm curious as i've been developing some anti-bot procedures for a website, only because I see others doing it. But Why?. What do the bots gain from registering hundereds of accounts? I'm building an ...
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Google webmaster tools: parameters that only apply on one page

I'm trying to get my e-commerce website on google and still figuring out how it all works. Now, I have seen this feature named URL-parameters, allowing me to set different parameters that affect page ...
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How to do SEO for eCommerce website? [closed]

What are the steps required to generate traffic for eCommerce sites like online shopping sites?
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Moving commerce products from one domain to another [duplicate]

I'm the developer for a small online webstore - surfhq.co.uk. We've just moved a subsection of products (the bodyboarding products), off surfhq.co.uk on to bodyboardhq.co.uk to sell them there ...
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Privacy concern to track every user actions in your website?

We are building a system that track every user (logged in) actions, e.g. click, pageview, duration etc and store into a database. So all the user activities will be known and we are using them to ...
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Multiple index pages on website for multiple locations, SEO no-no?

We have a ecommerce website that can deliver products all over the country. We have seen at least one of our other competitors create an index page for every city in the country. So the pages ...
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Rel=canonical from product to category

A website selling a medical book called "anatomy cihak" has 4 html pages - a category called "anatomy cihak" and three product categories for each book in the series - "anatomy cihak 1", "2" and "3". ...
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eCommerce checkout security

I'm developing an eCommerce site and using SagePay as a card processor. Customers will enter their delivery/invoice details into a form which is then submitted to a checkout page. This page encrypts ...
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User identification via analytics solutions, any gotchas?

Currently we are using Google Analytics and provide a simple template generated privacy policy, i.e. standard policy on cookies, anonymous tracking etc Some more advanced solutions such as mixpanel ...
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Google Analytics Ecommerce transaction tracking by UserID for Transaction?

I am setting up Google Analytics transaction tracking and I plan to pass "userID" as a transaction id. While site usually has one-time purchases, there are sometimes users who purchase same product ...
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Import Analytics goals and Ecommerce transactions directly into AdWords account

I have a Magento-ecommerce site. Recently I migrated to Universal Analytics from Google Analytics. In Uiversal Analytics, I have tracked transaction data. It's tracking fine. I have linked Analytics ...
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Migrating to Prestashop to optimize SEO

We are redesigning the frontend of an ecommerce site coded by hand. The client hasn't expressed interest in changing the backend administration but requested us to implement SEO on the site. We ...
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Use Google Analytics UTM codes and referral at same time

I have two different affiliate networks sending me traffic, all tracked using UTM codes; network A medium=affiliates source=affiliatenetworkA network B medium=affiliates ...
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Woocommerce variable subscription

I want to create a WooCommerce subscription, which is $5 /user /month. I can create a subscription for 1 user/month, but I can't work out how to let people choose x users/month.
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Google eCommerce tracking from PHP

Is some way to send eCommerce tracking to Google without JavaScript? I want to do that just with PHP.
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Implementing Google ecommerce tracking code

I am trying to set up e-commerce tracking on my custom e-commerce site. On the thank you for ordering page I have added this code at the bottom, it also has the normal ga.js tracking code in the ...
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In Google Analytics, show eCommerce order numbers based on first click attribution

Google Analytics usually reports everything based on last click attribution. However, GA recently added some reports to compare metrics based on different attribution models like first click. Is it ...
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How to handle ecommerce customers that claim they cannot checkout [closed]

I work for an ecommerce company and we have always had the problem where some of our customers claim they cannot checkout for some reason. This usually results in the CS department forwarding me the ...
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What is this chargeback scam from eBooks bought on my website?

We have a scammer that is buying our e-Books and then performing chargebacks. Our e-Books don't have DRM, so if they wanted to resell them, they would only need to buy each book once. But instead, ...
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Multiple stores for the same niche

I started developing a new niche of products in my country about 3 years ago. That's when I opened my first store. Everything went fine, until a year ago, when someone I thought was a friend secretly ...
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Google Analytics - additem for multiple skus in one call

I have an ecommerce site, when customers complete a transaction we pass the Google analytics calls for _addTrans and _addItem The _addItem call is made individually for each item ordered, so if a ...
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Real example of Google Analytics profile

I am going to make a deal with owner of some website, that he will pay me for redirection from my website if it will end with transaction. ASAIK, he should enable e-commerce tracking in his GA ...
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Parallax Websites & SEO

I am getting a parallax website made for my e-commerce website. I have the option of giving each section an individual link or anchor tagging each page. Which of the two options are better for SEO? I ...
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Can I use imgur as a CDN?

I have an e-commerce site and I want to use imgur.com as a CDN for my product images by setting the image source of my image. I did not see anything in the ToS specifically about this. Can anyone ...
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Should I log the price when an item is added to a cart?

Imagine the scenario, someone adds an item to a cart and then proceeds to check out. On the very rare occasion that the price in the DB is updated before they have reached the end of their checkout ...
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Should schema.org structured data for products be used on category pages on an e-commerce site?

I use schema.org structured data markup on all of my product pages. The products are well indexed in Google, and the meta data shows up mostly as expected. My question is a sub-question to the ...
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eCommerce SEO: Unique“ify” my Product Names / URL's / description ,etc?

Let's say you have 6-10 eCommerce sites all selling (mostly) the same products. They use the same database to pull: -descriptions -titles -keywords -alt attributes -unique urls -etc. My question ...
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Best ways to collect transaction fee for sales transaction

I'm having trouble finding a solution to what seems like a simple requirement. If I were to list items for sale on my website, is there any easy, seamless way to asses something like a 2.5% ...
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Abandoning high ranking website but using URL for SEO benefits

I have two websites. A pet products (e.g. petsite.com) website and a dog products (e.g. dogsite.com) website. Petsite runs on Prestashop and Dogsite runs on EKMPowershop. All the goods sold on ...
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SEO: Redirecting an incoming link to a discontinued product to a very similar product

We run an e-commerce site where products sometimes get discontinued. There are some links from other websites that points to one of our products (A) that doesn't exist anymore, but we have a very ...
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Is OpenCart any good? Or should I go with Shopify? [closed]

So I am to develop an e-commerce site. I have used OpenCart in the past for very small jobs but havent fully explored it. Is it reliable? Can I also use it as a proper CMS? I am considering using ...
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Should ecommerce checkout pages be included in sitemap.xml?

My ecommerce site has a variety of pages specific to the checkout-out process. These include "Cart", "Billing", "Shipping", "Discount", "Finish", and "Complete Order". In general, should I be ...
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Can you track PayPal purchases across sites?

Basically, I want to sell stuff as an affiliate, but I would like to keep the user on my site and do the checkout on my site for usability purposes. If a user buys something from a shop on my site, ...
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Google Analytics: Ecommerce, set Source / Medium

I added standard Google E-commerce code to my page. Everything works fine, just the Source/Medium value is just always my domain. How do I get the normal source, or set it? In short, how do I get a ...