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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How to evaluate a web developer? [closed]

I want to hire someone to set up a website. What do I ask to determine competence and integrity of the individual? Is there a chart of reasonable charges/costs? How do I know if I am being ...
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Need to host a website with an integrated payment gateway? [closed]

Please advise me how to host a website which includes a payment gateway in India. I would like to host an e-commerce web application for my own business. It would need to be used by all type of ...
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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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Which Ecommerce Script Should I Use?

This is a general, community wiki catch-all question to address "I need a eCommerce script that does x, y, and z..." questions. If your question was closed as a duplicate of this question and you ...
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What payment gateways fit my website? [closed]

I am building an image hosting website and users will pay for extra storage, this means that for example: each 1GB over the first 3GB, I will charge the user for some money per GB. I want to ...
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Is there a way to take credit cards on my website without needing a merchant account/payment gateway? [closed]

I've been looking for a service like this but can't find one -- it boggles my mind that such a thing doesn't exist. The ideal thing I'm looking for would be something like this: User fills out a ...
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Already have Merchant Account, what info will my Gateway need?

I have a client who already has a merchant account for their physical store. What specific information about the merchant account will my client need to get from his bank to link it up to an online ...
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259 views

Can I create a private shop with a public gallery with Magento?

I want to do a shop with a public gallery listing all my products, with texts and images. The gallery is not a shop, you cannot buy. Behind it, I want a private section with a shop, where the same ...
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Looking for PHP E-Commerce Script which allows USERS to create their own stores [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Ecommerce Script Should I Use? Are there ready made PHP scripts which would allow my USERS to create their own stores? I don't want an eBay clones. Just a script ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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Analysing traffic sources in Analytics for Magento sales

Hi I have a Magento installation linked with a Google Analytics account. It works very well in that I can see conversions, I can see the products that are selling directly from analytics and I can get ...