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 can donations be accepted in international currency and be paid out in USD?

I have a client that is a non profit organization in the United States. They currently have a donation button (provided by a payment processor company) on their website that only accepts USD. They ...
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What places give free traffic for an e-commerce website?

One place that I know is Google Product search, which is free and gives quite a lot of traffic when people are searching for products you sell. What other ways are there to get free traffic to your ...
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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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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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How can I let users pay other users on my website?

I'm looking for a way to let users on my website pay other users on my website for goods or services and for me to take a percentage of the transaction as well as store the transaction data in ...
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Learning PHP Framework for ecommerce site

Are there any books that can teach a good/useful PHP framework to build an ecommerce site? Please recommend.
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How to sell a single product rather than opening an entire ecommerce website

I have a single app product I want to sell. There are tons of e-commerce website, but these seem to be targeted to companies that sell more than one product. Is there some solution to make an ...
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ecommerce website development guidelines [closed]

I need a guideline to prepare a list of questions for my customer to build a e-commerce website What are the most important questions related to the online shop I should ask (such as: what's your ...
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eCommerce website design concerns

I am designing my own eCommerce website. I have few queries on this: Are the templates always the best option? Are these easy to customize? Are there any FREE WYSIWYG web-page design tools that also ...
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Webshop in Europe with high revenues.. what to use?

I need to build a webshop for a customer with an weekly revenues more than 40.000 euros Location: Europe I was thinking to use Paypal Standard Payment (in this case the customer needs to contact ...
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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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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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Custom eCommerce tracking

I am selling different software on my website and am offering a 30 days free trial. Is there someway that I can track the trial in Google Analytics? (And maybe, after the 30 days run out if they do ...
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how does private sales ecommerce site work on their SEO?

In a private sales ecommerce site, users need to sign up/in before they can access the pages of website. So, even if a user tries to directly navigate to a product page, he is redirected to sign in. I ...
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joomla subscription ecommerce solution

I am using Joomla and want to implement a subscription based ecommerce solution. I started using VirtueMart and noticed its shortcomings regarding subscription based recurring items. Turns out ...
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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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How to receive a mail on new orders?

When a customer makes a new order he receives a couple of confirmation mails, but I (as shop administrator) don't receive any. How can I make prestashop to send me a new mail when customers make new ...
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Self-hosted E-commerce software (preferably PHP) with advanced import capabilities

I'm looking for an e-commerce software, which I can host myself (hence I want to import a lot of products. Our catalogue includes every product you can order, not just our stock. So that's why the no ...
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Looking for an e-commerce platform that also has appointment/calendar scheduling [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Ecommerce Script Should I Use? I am trying to find a solution that will allow me to manage both an e-commerce store for physical goods, as well as a ...
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Can PayPal charge different prices and currencies in different regions?

I want to set up a payment module on my website: US/Canada price is a certain price in USD, people other countries pay in EUR. The prices is not an exact conversion, but a "round" number which ...
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Photography eCommerce platform [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Ecommerce Script Should I Use? Anyone have a recommendation for a platform or plugin (free or commercial) to allow the sale of photographic downloads and prints? ...
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I'm a Drupal fan - should I use Ubercart or learn a new eCommerce package?

I'm a big Drupal fan which is why Ubercart is the obvious choice for me when it comes to eCommerce. I've made a couple of Ubercart sites and I haven't been massively impressed. Ubercart doesn't seem ...
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Open source package that SUPPORTS all 3 major checkouts out of the box

Can you recommend an open source package that supports all 3 major checkouts out of the box? By 3 major checkouts I mean: PayPal Express Amazon Payments Google Checkout Zen-Cart, for example, is ...
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When should I ask a purchaser about subscription plans related to a retail product?

I am currently working on the design for a product detail page with a few other people. The product is a piece of software that has an outright purchase component as well as a subscription plan ...
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What would you use to build a product listing plus filters as the suggested example?

I have been assigned the task to build a catalog of products / on-line shop What technology would you use to create a product listing + left sidebar filters like this one? ...
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Security considerations for my first eStore

I have a website through which I am going to sell few products. It is hosted on a simple shared-hosting and does not have SSL. On the products page, each product has a Buy Now button created from my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How should I work out VAT (UK tax) in my eCommerce site?

We have an ecommerce system in place. The sales actually go through Sage, so we have an export script from our system that uses a third-party Sage Importer program. With a new version of this ...
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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 ...
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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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What ecommerce is this? [closed]

Hi just out of curiosity, does anyone what cart does this store http://goo.gl/WqnyC uses? It's nothing like Magento, Opencart or Wordpress + cart? And it looks really nice. Thanks.
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how to customize Tracking Ecommerce Transactions with Google Analytics?

In the Ecommerce Transactions with Google Analytics, we can code as below: _gaq.push(['_addTrans', '1234', // order ID 'SitePoint', // store '19.99', // total '1.50', ...
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How to submit sitemap when your website has partial https? - Error: “Not in Domain”

My website is an eCommerce that is set up to do HTTP for the item browsing portion, but HTTPS for things like shopping cart, contact us, etc.. (anything that has forms on it). I've submitted my ...
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I'm going through shopping cart nightmares!

Help Please! My situation is that I need a stand alone cart that has robust DB functions which will not only collect all data relative to the purchase, but then either allow me to export all of that ...
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ShipWire on wpcommerce

I found in wp-commerce the words "Shipware" ...what does it means? In addition, Where i can find videos or video tutorials/course of cms and plugins for e-commerce? Like Magento, etc. wp-commerce.?
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What is currently the most stable version of Magento?

I currently run an ecommerce store using Magento CE version 1.3.2.4. There have been many releases that each have had a number of fixes and new issues since then. I'm in the process of planning an ...
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Need assistance matching a general theme style as well as eCommerce capability

I'm in the process of acquiring a new design client. They are getting into the business of "auto parts wholesaling" and they want a storefront. My preference is/was to create something from scratch. ...
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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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Accepting Online Payments in Canada?

I need a solution for accepting payments online via website. My first choices were Google Checkout, and Amazon Payments. Both of which don't seem to be available in Canada. Are there any ...
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any upside for shopping cart to require password creation and email confirmation?

I recently entered into a referral deal with a certain online store, whereby my site links to the store and my organization receives a portion of the referred profits. After receiving several ...
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product in multiple categories - duplicate content problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Content appearing under multiple categories; anything I can do to prevent duplicate penalty? What is the best practice to display a product that may be in several ...
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Building an online store, things to consider [closed]

I have a client who wants a little online store, it will have relatively few items, no categorization (maybe something very basic, maybe tags). Expected market is all over the world (US, Canada, UK, ...
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I Need a recommendation for a CMS application with ECommerce

Does anyone have any recommendation for an open source solution for a robust CMS application that has a fully featured ECommerce module? I have been looking into Drupal with Ubercart -- but it looks ...