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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ecommerce item deleted by user, 301 redirect to HOME PAGE or 404 not found?

I know this question is someway similar to this one where they recommend using 404, but after reading this other one where they suggest to use 301 when changing site URLs (in the specific case was due ...
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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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How to deal with obselete product pages on an e-commerce site?

Let's say on www.site.com, some products are discontinued from time to time. Each product page has nicely laid out information for users like, product features, manuals, buyers guide etc., So, in ...
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Which shopping cart / ecommerce platform to choose? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Ecommerce Script Should I Use? I need to build an ecommerce website within a tight budget and schedule. Of course, I have never done that before, so I have googled ...
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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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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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Using HTTPS on the entire sites 2011 and beyond

I know this has been asked before, but I am curious what all of you guys think, with the advent of programs like firesheep, released only 6 months ago. Is it a good idea to use https on an entire ...
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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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Recurring Profile and Bundled Item (Magento)

I have a subscription service that people pay monthly for, so I’ve setup a “Virtual Product” with a Recurring Profile. At the same time, I want to have it so they can add different one time products. ...
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Site launch do(s) and don't(s)

The major do(s) and don't(s) to ensure a smooth launch. Any tips ranging from A to Z would be very helpful. I hope this question isn't too broad, but I'm pretty sure that this community has had ...
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Accepting money on a website as payment: when do I move past PayPal?

I have a website I accept payments via PayPal. This works well, at what point does it make sense to change providers, given PayPal takes a higher percentage than some other services. What are the best ...
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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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Orchard CMS Internet shop

Does anyone know where to find tutorial how to make an Internet shop by using Orchard CMS? I'm new at web programming, but I have experience with .Net technologies.
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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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E-commerce + CMS: 2 sites or one?

Ok, let's say that a customer already has a CMS managed web site but now wants to sell goods online using an E-commerce platform (Magento in this case). My question is, does it make any difference ...
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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 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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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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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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Google Shopping: beyond the basics, how can I optimize for high placement?

Of course, including keywords in the product page title/description and associated feed. But what else? Would be interested to hear your thoughts on: PageRank of destination page how product ...
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Developing a new site over an existing site. How do I do this with WordPress?

Let's say I have an ecommerce site that is already up and functioning, www.widgets.com but I don't like the shopping cart that I got with the host and instead want to use Wordpress and a Wordpress ...
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what is website security verification?

I have an ecommerce website and I recently came accross a web page that talks about cyber crime and this has got me wondering what website security verification means. I saw this and I am a bit ...
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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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Best tools to build an auction website

Can I get your feedback on the best tools to build an auction website with the following features: The site takes a commission (like 5%) on each transaction Each user can assign a rating (like 4.5 ...
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Shopping cart software for a site with a small number of products [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Ecommerce Script Should I Use? I have a client who requires shopping cart functionality for maybe 20 products. Is it worth installing dedicated shopping cart ...
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How to identify a scalable (and appropriate) eCommerce platform for a medium-sized company? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Ecommerce Script Should I Use? Maybe you can help me identify a scalable (and appropriate) eCommerce platform for a client of ours, looking to enhance their online ...
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What is the best kind of checkout system for a website?

I have worked with quite a few checkout systems and eCommerce platforms. Are there certain kinds of interfaces that convert sales better than others? For me there are really only two questions: ...
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How do you get Google product rich snippets working on WooCommerce

I have just set up a WooCommerce site and I am trying to get the reviews on it to show up in the Google rich snippets. How can i do this? Is there any out-the-box plugins to make it work? Currently ...
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Hash based commerce website

I'm planning for an e-commerce website based on ajax load and hash instead of query. I wonder how this effects search engins crawler and if it would, what is the best way to do it?
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PCI compliance when using third-party processing

My company is outsourcing the development of our new e-commerce site to a third party web development company. The way they set up our site to handle transactions is by having the user enter the ...
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SEO for e-commerce, how to keep links in each page to a reasonable number?

After reading this: "Keep the links on a given page to a reasonable number" [Googkle official site] And this: "Users often dislike link-heavy pages too, so before you go overboard putting a ton of ...
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Is it possible to do shipping like this in Magento?

What I need is to have Magento charge a flat rate shipping for orders under a certain amount, and free shipping for orders over that amount. It's like having two flat rates. I have tried setting a ...
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Which ecommerce framework is fast and easy to customize? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Ecommerce Script Should I Use? I'm working on a project where I have to put online an ecommerce system which will require some good amount of custom features. I'm ...
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Changing amounts on Authorize.NET/Paypal recurring payments

I'm writing a system that will bill people a certain recurring amount per month/quarter/year. During that period, the customer may earn credits against his next bill. The approach I'm considering is ...
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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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Can Shopp or WP ecommerce create something as extensive as these sites? Other recommended solutions?

The project that I'm working on will require a catalog as extensive as these sites: http://www.ems.com http://www.patagonia.com/us/home but with odd size/shaped equipment such as: ...
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Good search engine friendly e-commerce platform on Microsoft technology

I'm looking for a good search engine friendly e-commerce platform built on microsoft technology. I know that Magento is maybe the best choice if you are on a LAMP stack but now i'm forced to make my ...
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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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Attach a Wordpress.org blog to my BigCommerce Store as a sub-domain

I am stuck in a peculiar situation. I have a store on BigCommerce configured with a domain from GoDaddy (mystore.com). I recently created a custom wordpress blog and hosted it on 1and1 hosting ...
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Looking for a modern payment processor which accepts adult sites [closed]

I love how easy authorize.net is to use, but they don't accept adult sites. I am lanching an adult site soon but I can't find any good credit card processors I can use. Most sites use CCbill or Epoch ...
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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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What I need to know if I want credit card payments in an ecommerce website

I live in Costa Rica (in Central America). I want to build an eCommerce website with credit card payments, I know Asp.NET and SQL Server 2008. I know Paypal and the express checkout solution, but ...
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Shopping cart for service providers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Ecommerce Script Should I Use? From my limited exposure, it seems to me that most shopping cart/eCommerce platforms are specifically for products-based retailers. ...
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Payment provider that works in South Africa

I am implimenting nopCommerce and need to accept credit cards, has anyone had any experience with a payment gateway that works in South Africa? I had a look at Paypal but they don't support ZAR as a ...
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What shopping carts integrate well with MYOB? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Ecommerce Script Should I Use? I'm trying to select an eCommerce solution that will integrate with the accounting program, AccountEdge (from MYOB). I also need it ...
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Online E-Commerce Solutions - What To Look For? [closed]

In Today's market many shopping carts and ecommerce solutions are available on the web. What are the essential features someone looking to start an online store should look for before choosing ...
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What options are there for integrating with payment gateways? [closed]

It seems that there are only two types of payment gateway service out there at the moment; Either that the entire cart logic is handled offsite (with something like Paypal's Standard option) or the ...
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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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Adverts on a mercantile site: good or bad?

Is it generally considered a good or bad idea to put GoogleAds or the like on a web site that is selling items online? In other words, should one run the risk of having the competition appear in these ...
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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 ...