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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Allowing users to purchase multiple products at a time using Google checkout

Customers currently can't purchase more than 1 product at a time with Google Checkout. For example, a customer wants to purchase 5 of the same product; the quantity will pass to Google Checkout page, ...
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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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Category pages that are temporarily empty [duplicate]

I guess my question is similar to this one: HTTP response for deleted or disabled items on ecommerce store I have a site similar to craigslist in that people can list items for sale. We have all the ...
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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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which hosting provider is better for eCommerce hosting? [duplicate]

I would like to know which hosting provider is better for ecommerce hosting? I have customers all around the world and would like to know better options to have a faster site.
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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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Moving an eCommerce site to WordPress, same domain, how to set up URLs to preserve PageRank? [duplicate]

I am moving a well ranked eCommerce site to WordPress, but the old site has URLs that all end in .htm. I want to avoid breaking links, and avoid losing PageRank, but WordPress removes periods from ...
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Caching a landing page redirect on an eCommerce site [duplicate]

I notice that for Google PageSpeed Insights I get the following message: Avoid Landing Page Redirects. To speed up page load times for visitors of your site, remove as many landing page ...
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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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Free - Open Source, multi-vendor Ecommerce Solutions [duplicate]

I would like to know if there is any good free - open source, multivendor e-commerce solution. Something like IXXO Cart Multi-Vendor.
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OpenSource eCommerce : Catalog Mode [duplicate]

I've been searching for what seems like forever on this one, I require an OpenSource eCommerce solution that has a catalog mode, i.e., a mode that disallows adding items to cart, showing prices etc. I ...
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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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What type of payment is eway's Rapid 3.0 / Authorize DPM?

I am looking for a payment taking solution which does not require my hosting to be PCI compliant. A really nice looking method is that offered by eway (Rapid 3.0) or Authorize.net (Direct Post ...
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Outsourcing backend work

I would like to make a website that has a lot of the same features and functionality of www.quibids.com. I need user accounts, payment processing, various products that will have a timer, packages of ...
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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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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 ...
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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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How to avoid duplicate content in WordPress eCommerce Store

I run a WordPress eCommerce store powered by WooCommerce. I have a large inventory of products and most of the product descriptions are the same for all products and it's mandatory to include it. It's ...
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Importing reviews from other sites?

I am starting an eCommerce marketplace website, and I want to provide reviews of various products and reviews of vendors which are exists on the best review sites. Is there any way whereby I can ...
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A Java based modifyable web shop platform? [duplicate]

I have a project which requires a web shop. It should be a Java based web shop, since I know Java well. The functional requirements are: modifiable layout for main/goods pages modifiable processes ...
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Does I need to put meta tags in Search page of my E-commerce website? [closed]

In my E-commerce website I got a product page.where I want to implement Meta-keywords,Meta-Description,etc.. I am a little confused about the task now.Is it necessary to do these things in search ...
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SEO for ecommerce site with no product description and large inventory

We are building a ecommerce with a inventory of about 6000 products, the problem is most of the products have the same description so we decided to keep description as noindex and make it available to ...
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On an ecommerce site, do “Item No Longer Available” pages hurt SEO?

I'm not the web master at work, but I'm the content manager (and complete SEO novice) with a question we're unsure about. When a product is no longer current and no longer carried in our store, we set ...
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Handling the holding of money on a platform

We are building a platform for a client, developed in Yii, where users can top up their account on the platform with money from PayPal. Users can upload files and buy access to each other's files. ...
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Does e-commerce platform matter for branding

The place I work is now looking into developing a new e-commerce site on the Magento platform. Magento will fill all of our needs. I was just wondering if it is in anyway unprofessional doing it this ...
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Shopping site catering to 2 countries where *most* content is same, except pricing. Duplicate content?

I'm working on redeveloping a small site for a boutique food producer. They are New Zealand based but are wanting to start selling in Australia. They have both domain names (.co.nz and .com.au). ...
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Backend admin interface with multiple web services [closed]

What is the easiest way to receive data from different web services (Shopify, Amazon Marketplace Web Service, CRM applications, social media platforms, etc.) for an Internet retailer who wants to be ...
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Are there open solutions for fraud detection?

I've been dealing with an inordinate amount of bogus payments, mostly people using PayPal. I am aware of services that provide an API that returns a score, but I'd like to first explore the ...
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SEO: Product page: categories link structure

I am working on commerce site and we are facing a dilemma that has to do with SEO on product page: if sub-category links should be visible or not in each product page. In detail: We own 8 top ...
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Aggregating customer service emails from multiple ecommerce sites for easy handling

For one of my main customer help email addresses I use Mozilla Thunderbird with a combination of tags and saved searches. As the number of my e-commerce sites grows from 1 to more, customer service ...
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Analysing Bounce Rate and Time on Page

I'm working on an eCommerce site and there's a perceived problem with the bounce rates on product pages. The best performing page (in terms of views), tends to have a very high bounce rate, at about ...
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Simple e-commerce setup

I am looking for the most simple e-commerce solution. I want to sell single files such as eBooks etc. It is just fine to use PayPal as the payment gateway. My question is: do you know a simple ...
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Airline Ticketing [closed]

How does airline ticketing works. Is there any software which we can integrate in client's existing CMS website to allow visitors to book airplane tickets through there existing system.
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Same product name in different categories

I have two questions about URL structure for SEO. I have one product belongs to multiple categories. Is this OK for SEO OR shall I give them different product names? ...
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Moneris e-commerce checklist before setting up a site?

Apparently, according to their customer service, I can't sign up with Moneris for payment processing unless my website's up and running. To that effect, they've provided a checklist of items I need ...
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eCommerce Site - CC Expiery Year Date?

I have an eCommerce Site and I am building the payment form. I have a dropdown list for the user to enter the year, how many years in advance should I program? I obviously start with 2013 and go up ...
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Optimizing large scale e-commerce sites

I have a few questions regarding optimizing large scale e-commerce sites with getting indexed. Over 1 million pages. Should you optimize images for e-stores with over 1 million product images? ...
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Wordpress Ecommerce plugin for handling multiple option groups & prices [closed]

I've been searching for a couple of hours for a wordpress ecommerce plugin that will handle products with multiple option groups but am yet to find anything that fits the bill. Basically, a product ...
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Conversion on new and returning visitors

I was looking to do a quick comparison of conversion rates between new and returning visitors using Google Analytics. I can seem to get this working fine by using the dimensions "date" and "visitor ...
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I have a large number of links on every page, for design reasons I want to keep it but is it hurting my SEO

The site is http://www.centralsaddlery.co.uk We have other issues which we are tackling in terms of content etc but the question I have is: "Is my main navigation hurting us in SEO?" Its a lot of ...
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Which CMS or framework for a website with classified ads? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS)/Wiki should I use? A non-technical friend has asked me to provide some guidance for his new website idea. To avoid losing a friend ...
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Small, fast shopping cart setup [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Online E-Commerce Solutions - What To Look For? I'm looking for an open source shopping cart solution that's simple and easy to setup. The requirements are: Quick ...
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How to download an MP3 or ZIP file onto mobile devices [closed]

I want to be able to download digital goods to smartphone users (music in format .mp3 or .zip). But iPhone and iPad do not allow direct forced downloads. How can I provide mobile users with digital ...
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Which eCommerce cms provide freedom of using my own eCommerce HTML template? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS)/Wiki should I use? Which eCommerce CMS provide freedom of using my own eCommerce HTML template? We work on asp.net, however, we ...
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Is there a simple shopping cart I can add to my existing website? [closed]

I created a website for my wife, who knits scarves. The site simply displays the 18 different colours she has created, with a Lightbox-like large photo available when clicked. She would now like to ...
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How to measure the conversion rate of your Amazon affiliate program?

I plan on selling products through the Amazon affiliate program. What I know I can track is: -what products people view on my website (default Google Analytics pageview behaviour). -what affiliate ...
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Can I register / track convertions from my UTM campaigns

I currently got a couple of UTM campaigns setup with all the correct parameters to determine each campaign from another. The converting goal on my homepage is when a visitors creates a user profile. ...