Questions tagged [ecommerce]

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 well.

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Product pages were found as duplicate content and thin content

I have a lot of products on my website that only have a short description on them, and don't have much content. Google does not show them in the index when I search for my domain and says: "In order ...
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Using Schema.org's OfferCatalog for separate offers from different sellers

Is it a proper usage when OfferCatalog contains offers from different sellers (online marketplace, for instance)? The intent is to create offer list which contains separate offers from different ...
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Keep order status private from search engines?

I searched hard before posting this question. I apologize if it is a duplicate or if this is not the correct forum. We have a homegrown shopping cart website. We do not require shoppers to register ...
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If I sell the same things that a manufacturer sells on their site, does my SEO suffer if I use their default product descriptions?

If I sell the same things that a manufacturer sells on their site, does my SEO suffer if I use their default product descriptions? I understand that technical specs are ok.
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Funnel visualisation vs Reverse goal path

I manage an e-commerce and I created 10 different goals on Google Analytics - all of them with "destination" that "equals to" the URL of purchase completed. Also I created for all the goals, the ...
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Google Analytics payment gateway referrals whack-a-mole

My employer uses third-party payment gateways to process debit and credit card payments on our website. Until recently, including these in GA's Referral Exclusion list has been adequate to make sure ...
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In Google Analytics e-commerce data, should the product price include tax?

Should the product price include tax in Google Analytics e-commerce data? Is that tax then tracked separately?
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SAQ A-EP - what do the initials stand for?

When it comes to delegating PCI compliance to payment service providers, there are two types of integrations: SAQ A and SAQ A-EP. SAQ means Self-Assessment Questionnaire. But I can't figure out what "...
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How to add SEO related terms in the page to maximize seo rank for certain keywords?

We have platform where users can sell their bikes. The most relevant SEO key terms user type to find online platform to sell the bike is like: Sell bike in new york Sell bike in new jersey (Similar ...
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Schema.org Product: Same product, different quantities?

How do you deal with a product that the only "variation" is the quantity pack (which changes the price per unit)? Example: 100 Sheets $11.40 300 Sheets $32.85 (Save 4%)
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Can a Web store with .eu domain sell products intended only for UK market?

This has nothing to do with Brexit and I am not even sure this is the right place to ask this question. I recently bought an electrical appliance from a Web store with the .eu domain extension, only ...
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Google Analytics - Comparing transactions vs page metrics

Is it possible to compare ecommerce transactions (eg product performance) vs page metrics, like average amount of time on page, page views, pages per session, etc? I'm trying to find out things like ...
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Do similar products across different categories affect SEO?

If I have one category Long Sleeve T-Shirt With its products Family Long Sleeve T-Shirt Children Long Sleeve T-Shirt Vintage Long Sleeve T-Shirt Now I have another category Jersey T-Shirt But ...
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If product titles are similar to category title, how does it affect SEO?

Let's say I have a product title of "Long Sleeve Shirts" Will it be okay if my products' titles are Children long sleeve shirts Family long sleeve shirts Couple long sleeve shirts So every ...
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Do we really need Google services to increase profits?

Do we really need Google services like analytics (maybe), Adwords, remarketing etc. to increase profits? I ask this question because according to my observation e-commerce sites pay huge amount of ...
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XCart 4 coupon code for free shipping AND free item (100% discount)

I am running XCart 4 Classic. We need to set up a coupon code that will allow for Free Shipping + 100% off (free product). An additional requirement is that this will apply to certain products but I ...
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Only half the revenue data gets logged in Google Analytics ecommerce

I am sending the following data to Google Analytics to register ecommerce transactions: First of all transaction data: 'form_params' => [ 'v' => $gaVersion, '...
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What should I worry about after installing Magento CE [closed]

I am currently managing a project of Magento CE new build (to replace a Woocommerce) on a UNIX system, provided to me by Digital Ocean. My friends keep saying that Magento is a performance killer, ...
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How to avoid double counting GA eCommerce transactions with GTM

I'm trying to get some clarity on how the GA eCommerce tracking works with regards to double counting transactions. We are going to be pushing the transaction data to the Data Layer on the "Payment ...
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Keyword stuffing occuring unintentionally on e-commerce site

I am working on a category page of an e-commerce site. I want to rank this category page for a particular keyword. This category page has almost 30 products having the same keyword in the title with ...
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Case for and against different URLs for rel=“canonical” and og:url meta tags

I am trying to decide whether it is a good idea to use different URLs for the rel="canonical" and open graphs og:url links in the following use case: A pretty standard product page: https://www....
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Adding a price range instead of a single price to a product with Open Graph

The Facebook Open Graph prescribes that price of products can be specified this way: <head prefix="og: http://ogp.me/ns# product: http://ogp.me/ns/product#"> ... <meta property="og:...
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Prevent duplicate content penalties when products in e-commerce website are parsed from another website

I have a website that sells some goods. The problem is that this products are parsed from another website. I parsed name, model, and all technical characteristics. I have more than 2 thousand parsed ...
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Google Analytics is not tracking our social media conversions properly because our Paypal payment gateway

I'm trying to track what transactions are coming from social media advertising campaigns, however due to the set up of our existing site (Magento) which goes through a Paypal gateway. All transactions ...
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Google Analytics and ecommerce profit share tracking

I have a client who is working with a YouTube celebrity on selling a product (via WooCommerce). Links to the product will show up in the youtube videos and if the sale is made based on that visit then ...
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What metrics would be useful to A/B test site search

We are trying to implement new type of instant search to our e-commerce. Our present search has lots of filters like price, category, review etc. What kind of metrics would you use to analyse if it ...
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How can I block my website in other countries?

Lets assume my website is mywebsite.com. I need to block the website for all the countries except India. But we need to handle the block gracefully, i.e. showing a page that right now the site is not ...
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Should the availability of digital purchases be marked as OnlineOnly?

Since the ItemAvailability seems to deal primarily with physical objects, I wanted to make sure that OnlineOnly could be applied to digital downloads. Or, should digital downloads not have an ...
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Payment methods in France [closed]

I want to expand my webshops to France. I'm currently researching the payment methods in France. I'm not sure where to find this information, therefor I'm asking this question. What I want to know: ...
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Google Analytics custom product definitions: dimensions or metrics?

I would like to track Custom products Definitions with Enhanced Ecommerce tracking in Google Analytics. I have created some Custom Dimensions for my products: Product Discount (%): % discount of ...
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How to use price range inside “Offer” type?

I have category pages that contain products. Some of the products have fixed prices and some of the products have price ranges. Also any product has a seller that must be inside Offer. Right? So I ...
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How do I configure OpenCart for prices that already include tax?

I've set up OpenCart 2 on my server. The products I sell have 21% "BTW" (VAT). When I add a product with a price, OpenCart assumes the price is without taxes, but the prices I type in are already ...
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In a WordPress e-commerce website - Why are product titles with wording better than titles with just numbers?

I am updating new stock onto a companies website and I have been replacing the titles of the product images. For example, where a product once had the title '2056.1' I had deleted this and replaced it ...
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Microdata markup for product with multiple variants on the same page

Currently we have microdata on ecommerce product page, for things like description, price and other item level data. However, we'd like to also markup the individual variants. Specifically, we sell ...
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What are the advantages of using a 3rd party product review aggregator compared to self managing reviews?

We want to start collecting Product Reviews on our site but I don't know if it's best that we use a 3rd party product review aggregator like ShopperApproved or if we should manage our own reviews ...
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SEO for out-of-stock products [duplicate]

How do you do SEO for sold out products? Please share your approaches: for products, which are unavailable for a limited time frame (seasonally) for completely sold out products, which will be never ...
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How to determine if I should hide a page from search robots

We have hundreds of duplicates detected on our site but, these pages are not actually duplication's, they're just really thin content. Our site is an eCommerce site and these are product pages but ...
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Product position in Google analytics

The instructions for product position pr<productIndex>ps is the following. What is the use case of the product position parameter in the google measurement protocol? Where does this show up in ...
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Why should I track 'list' parameter on product detail page with Google Analytics enhanced eCommerce?

Regarding to this document I can send the Product Action List with detail or click. The list or collection from which a product action occurred. This is an additional parameter that can be sent ...
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How can I create a rule within BigCommerce to place a customer in a group?

Can I create a rule or script to automatically place customers who purchase a specific product into a customer group on BigCommerce? For example, if I want to sell a subscription, have those customers ...
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is it worthwhile to choose a less attractive domain name to get the .com extension? [closed]

I have to purchase a second level domain and choosing the name for my website, which is basically a comic strips blog. That's to say it doesn't have commercial purposes mainly, but I don't exclude the ...
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Hosting a blog on website VS using a blogging service (in terms of SEO)

I am programming an ecommerce website and I know I am going to add a blog to the mix. I am unsure, however, if it is better for me build the blog portion into the website or could I just use a service ...
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E-Commerce category filters, rel=canonical and SEO

Concise Question How should I, from an SEO standpoint, handle categories on an e-commerce site that may, at any given point, become very thin, containing very few products, then later grow to be a ...
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Moving eCommerce site to new domain. Should I redirect all product pages to new location?

I'm moving an ecommerce store from a subdomain using CubeCart to the root directory using WooCommerce. All product urls will also change. This site has over 1000 products, all of which are indexed. ...
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How to track a product filter in the product list view with Google Analytics?

We want implement a new filter in our shop for product lists. Our customers can filter for price, size and color. As soon as the customer sets a filter, the product list will get filtered. We would ...
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Handling Duplicate Content & Pagination with Category Description

I have an ecommerce site with paginated product categories. I would like to add a description for each category to improve the "thin content" problem ecommerce pages generally have. I would ...
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Would running copy of an eCommerce site under a different ccTLD fall under that country's law?

My relative has a Dutch webshop. Many of his customers are Belgian. To increase trust of potential clients, he wants to run a copy on a .be domain. The domain will be under Belgium jurisdiction. But ...
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Analytics vs AdWords E-Commerce Data - doesn't add up - Attribution?

Adwords imports E-Commerce tracking from Analytics. Under AdWords > All Campaigns > Conversion Value for a given period it says €7.004,70 For the same period in Analytics it says €7,912.97 under ...
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When do I fire Google Analytics checkout step actions?

I am not sure what numbers are above the bars: I setup check out steps in ecommerce setup like this: When someone finishes a step, I fire following code: ga('ec:setAction', 'checkout', {'step': 1});...
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How to hide affiliate transaction price in Google Analytics Ecommerce tracking JS source code?

I have an affiliate business that serves deals to users. After a deal is clicked, user is redirected to the vendor website where he can complete the transaction. As I also have some revenue from the ...

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