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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SEO multiple ecommerce website running off the same codebase

I was wondering the about the effect a duplicate/similar codebase of products would have on a sites SEO across 190 domains. We have a dealer group with 190 for a certain class of products e.g. ...
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Google Analytics: Avoiding Dupe E-Commerce Transactions in Multiple Visits to Thank-You

I'm trying to set up e-commerce tracking by adding addTransaction and addItem snippets to the thank-you page. The app design allows registered users to access the thank you page after their purchase ...
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Is it smart or shady to move a few abandoned but relevant social blogs to our e-commerce domain?

Eight years ago, our e-commerce company "sponsored" a few different blogs. By sponsored, I mean that we created these blogs, but kept them on separate domains and made them look like separate ...
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Checking Google Analytics ECommerce - Abandoned Cart

I'm testing a Drupal site where Google Analytics ECommerce should register if someone abandons their cart. However I've been unable to test if it's working, as I can't figure out where that would ...
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Solution for payment gateway with multiple sellers

I'm looking for a payment gateway that can be used in a website with multiple sellers. Let's say that depending on the purchased item, a given seller/merchant should receive the money. Would that be ...
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What are the possible causes of discrepancies in Google Analytics ecommerce tracking?

We have setup Google Analytics Ecommerce Tracking through Google Tag Manager. Code: $tracking_script = " dataLayer.push({ 'transactionId': '$ref', 'transactionAffiliation': '$cartec_name', ...
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eCommerce Conversions Over Attributed to Direct Traffic

In Google Analytics, I have about 32% of all transactions attributed to Direct traffic. However, direct traffic only drives about 15% of visits. Even more puzzling, the ecommerce platform's own ...
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Handling paypal disputes on ecoommerce website

I am planning a specialized ecommerce website where users can buy and sell digital content. The site will take a 5% fee per purchase, and then allow the seller to request a withdrawal once a seller ...
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Youtube video as page background

I'm creating a page for the customer, and I wanted to use youtube video as a page background. I don't know if it's legit (or prohibited) to use youtube like CDN server (cuz it uses their bandwidth ...
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Are “trustmarks” such as McAfee Secure worth the cost?

There are a number of services that will scan a website for vulnerabilities and allow the display of a "trustmark" image if the site passes their tests. This allegedly increases the level of trust a ...
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Product vs brand ratings and reviews

I have a website selling branded items. I want to implement ratings and reviews on a product level. Will it help for better conversion if the consumer sees that a brand (that I sell on my website) ...
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Any SEO advantage of Schema.org address entity for brand pages?

For a fairly typical e-commerce site, we've had an SEO consultant tell us that our brand pages (brand-specific product list/browse pages) would rank higher on Google and receive more traffic if we ...
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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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Google Analytics ecommerce tracking referral issue with paypal payment gateway

I having a problem on ecommerce tracking. The current shopping flow: User clicked the ads from social media -facebook and directed to our site. User make order on our site. User make payment:- a. ...
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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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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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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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International SEO Currency & Google Snippets

I have an Australian Ecommerce site. I also sell to NZ and USA . As part of the user experience it will detect where you are and change the currency accordingly. so when google crawls - the currency ...
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Is it good to use social login into ecommerce website?

We have our ecommerce site to sell company's products. I have read about social login (like stackeoverflow.com) and my boss wants to use social login into our site, but I thought it is not good for ...
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Is there any way out of box or with a plugin to do batch sales in woocommerce?

I need to be able to sell products in batches of 5 ... like here http://www.peternyssen.com/regale-1830.html Is there any way to get woocommerce to do this without custom programming?
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Can I have a Google Analytics ecommerce transaction without items?

I've searched around to clarify this, I'm pretty sure I can, but just want to make sure. I want to use Google Analytics Ecommerce tracking to track hotel reservations. All I'm interested in is the ...
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How to track sales from multiple subdirectories, in Google Analytics, when they all share same checkout?

Is there an accurate way to track sales in Google Analytics when 3 different subdirectories share the same checkout URL? We have a weird .Net setup where 3 different subdirectories of a subdomain are ...
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Is an SSL certificate required by law on an e-commerce site?

I've inherited a site which sells digital products (videos) using paypal. The cart and checkout pages are not currently served over SSL. The business is UK based but the servers are in the US. Aside ...
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Google Analytics Ecommerce Tracking On Subdomains

Having trouble getting ecommerce data back in a google analytics subdomain view. The main account for example.com shows the ecommerce data fine, but we also have a separate view for just viewing ...
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Event Tracking + Ecommerce Revenue - what does it actually mean?

This is a rather general question, but unfortunately I haven't been able to find any good resources on this: I set up event tracking to track downloads of a toolbar/browser extension (the click on ...
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Google Analytics Ecommerce conversion vs Converted Sessions Segment

My Google Analytics conversion rate (Conversions > Ecommerce > Overview) hovers around 1.25% (not very good). I've created a segment, Converted Sessions, by filtering on Revenue per Session > 1. This ...
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not able to configure opencart in lap

I downloaded opencart 2.0.1.1 and have wampserver .I pasted upload file in wamp server and while trying to run it, i dont know what details sholud be filled in third step. That is, what is data base ...
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Should I use a canonical tag on both Landing Page and Product Page of my E-commerce site?

I manage an e-commerce website that has both a landing page (designed to 'sell' the product/convince an upper-funnel customer to purchase) and a product page (obviously where you actually buy the ...
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Should i change EXISTING (NOT NEW) Urls with underscores to hyphens for SEO? [duplicate]

Please note that this is for existing URLs, not new. I know that Google says it is recommended to have Url's to display a hyphen(-) instead of a underscore(_) in the url as a keyword seperator ...
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GWT- Should I add separate URLS as separate sites in Webmaster Tools?

We're using an e-commerce platform that's making things a bit unclear on how I should proceed with Google Webmaster Tools. Let's say we have a store domain at: https://store.mystore.com and within ...
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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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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 Analytics cookie across SagePay checkout

We use SagePay's Server integration for our online payments. We use Google Analytics to track activity on our website and Google Ecommerce tracking to log transactions. In Google Analytics, under the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Abnormal Alexa score: the more popular site has a worse rank

I have 2 websites of ecommerce in France and for these websites I have a strange behaviour of the alexa results. Here are some statistics about the websites : Unique Visits January 2012 Website A ...
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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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Online gift certificates: Systems to avoid fraud

What good methods are there out there for avoiding fraud with electronic gift certificates (ones which are created and the information distributed electronically via website)? I'm looking to ...
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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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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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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 ...