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Why do so many e-commerce sites break the purchasing flow when forcing a user to login or create an account?

Taking Amazon as an example, but I've seen it in other places as well. This is the screen you get once you click 'Proceed to checkout' in your shopping basket as a new user. Wouldn't it be better ...
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Automated/smart checkouts - should there be a limit?

I am currently redesigning the UX of an online checkout. I know there are possibilities to automate a fair bit of form filling for registered customers, but I get the feeling that this can be too much ...
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Facebook comments section on mobile

Do you think is it a good idea to include a Facebook comments section on mobile? Specifically on a product view that already includes a section for product questions? In this use case, the Facebook ...
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Swipe to checkout for ecommerce app

We are working on a feature that allows returning customers to checkout with one swipe, since they have already given their payment and delivery info in their previous purchase. p.s. This is for ...
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Why do apps rarely indicate the selected icon on their navigation bars

i'm looking for a suitable way to indicate that the user is on the cart page on an ecommmerce app by differentiating the cart icon from the rest of the icons on the navigation bar. there's obviously ...
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Best way to show payment sites for in-app purchases in mobile phone apps

The other day I made a few purchases using a mobile phone app (Android). I used Paypal, but this could be applied to any payment gateway actually. Thing is, the application was just opening a ...
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What is the best way to collect payment information in a chat interface?

We are looking at using a chat-style interface for a sales flow on both desktop and mobile devices. The customer would be able to ask questions about the product, receive a recommendation and pay for ...
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Is it better to include cart view as 1st step of checkout?

We are trying to optimize on the checkout flow of our mobile app. This is the current flow of our app User adds product to cart > goes to cart page > clicks to start checkout it's a 3 step ...
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Grouping login/account functionality under a cart icon

I'm working on an commerce platform which needs account functionality | sign in/register | shopping bag/cart - standard stuff for such a website. The stakeholders are very keen to group all of that ...
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GUI elements in conflict Field Search, FAB button and Menu bar

I'm building a webApp with mobile support, and I'm facing a big issue when dealing with mobile screen and it's size limitations. It's important to note this webApp isn't about a single company. It's ...
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Is adding a discussion forum to a an eshop a good idea?

I'm thinking of adding a stackoverflow like knowledge base to my store via a plugin. Is it a good design choice ? Anyone implemented something similar to a store an can share their experience? It's ...
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What is better : Disabling sub-categories or auto resetting the filters

I am working enhancing UX for filters on our eCommerce (desktop site). The navigation structure is broken into Categories and further sub categories. Filters can be applied at each level (categories ...
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Should I include a search box in the dropdown menu or just go with one in the nagivation bar?

So i'm designing the interface of an ecommerce website that acts as a platform for stores, and naturally, there's a search box in the navigation menu. For each of the elements in the navigation bar, ...
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Visual/animation for an order success/confirmation screen

Designing the final screen of a checkout funnel on an ecommerce app. What would be a suitable visual or animation for this? I've looked at a few apps and websites, but most of them have just a thank ...
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Opinion on whether to specify a “Primary” address in an ecommerce site?

I'm designing an eCommerce site. I'm wondering whether to include a "primary" address selector. At best buy for example they have this option in the address book. But my suspicion is that it doesn't ...
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What's the design pattern at the end of infinite scroll?

I have an app (iOS) that outputs a grid with all the applicable products. Is there a prevalent design pattern that indicates the end of infinite scroll?
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Why not have sub-total in product page instead of checkout?

Every time I check out online it would cost more than what I expected. Why not have sub-total on the product page instead of check out? I understand some websites won't have my information to track ...
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On mobile checkout flow should product details be shown on review order/summary step?

I am working on the checkout flow for the mobile device, and it has 3 steps, Step 1- shipping details, step 2- payment details, step 3- order summary and confirm to buy. The flow starts with cart page ...
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Ideal number of items per row / Page results

The current layout of our grid view is 5 Items and the description text is cramped. I did a mock up of 4 items per row and it gave the description more room to breathe. Now my question is that if I ...
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fixed header - with navigation for e-com site

I have an e-commerce site. I believe it makes sense to have a fixed header when a user scrolls down. This will show the items in the cart, and will also show the visitor when they have added a new ...
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Add to Cart to View Price

On e-commerce sites (such as Amazon and Newegg.com) pricing in some products will be hidden until you click a link to display the price in a modal/popup, or you are required to add the item to your ...
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How to display that the product has different sizes?

How can I display that the product has different sizes available in stock in the homescreen/catalog without redirecting the user to a product details screen or by opening a pop up on the desktop. Keep ...
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Displaying add to cart button upon mouse-over?

I noticed that on Etsy, when you mouse over products after conducting a search, two buttons display in the upper right hand corner to either "heart" the product or add the product to a list. How ...
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How to show brand & logo for every images on an E-Commerce website?

I am working for an E-Commerce website, the company sells goods Online and they took photos from goods and products. They work on it a lot and spend time and money and don't like other websites copy ...
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Advanced Filtering on Mobile device

Here's a scenario I am currently trying to solve for an E-commerce website. Let's say a user is shopping for clothes on their mobile device. The user performs a search for shirts and arrives at a ...
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Improve standard shipping form layout

The shipping field seems pretty standard, meaning most platforms have the same fields.The three companies I analyzed are Amazon, Ebay, and Aliexpress on mobile. Their fields for adding a new address ...
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If a customer uses Guest Checkout, then returns and Registers, should you associate their previous orders with their account?

I've seen a number of recommendations to support guest checkouts. eg Should registration be optional on an e-commerce site? In an e-commerce site where logged-in customers can view previous orders, ...
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Displaying “clickability” on flat tiles

I am currently in the process of redesining a checkout for an e-commerce that has non-techy savvy audince. I am worried that without an actionable element such as radio / checkbox / button, our ...
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What is the best way to add a different billing address in a e-commerce website?

I'm a UX designer, actually working on a e-commerce website template. Here are my doubts : When users want to buy a product, the moment they are doing the address form, if they want to receive the ...
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Displaying price limit above price slider scale

I'm working on adding a price slider to an existing price filter on an e-commerce shop that uses price buckets (predefined price ranges). If the user selects any of the price buckets, the slider ...
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Why do very few e-commerce websites use full-width and fluid layouts?

Looking at some of the top e-commerces websites (Flipkart, Etsy, Amazon, Bestbuy) , I could find that only amazon utilizes a full width layout, and that too isn't fluid. While I understand the ...
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Are these typical product pages distracting? (Aesthetics vs. UX balance)

Tradition - Information Overload? (typical product page from a traditional e-commerce platfrom like Amazon.com) As an average user I look at less than a third of information, and read through ...
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add filters and facets to an existing gallery [closed]

I am creating a CMS for an ecommerce website template, the site is can be used for selling almost anything, and I want to add an option to create a faceted navigation, in order to better refine search ...
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3 CTA on shopping cart page

I'm working on a redesign project of an ecommerce. The shopping cart page has 3 CTA. 1. Go to checkout process 2. Continue shopping 3. Delete order The last CTA isn't usual in ecommerce, but is ...
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Multi seller shipping fee on a marketplace modeled ecommerce website

About a year ago our website decided to go in the marketplace direction where external sellers can sell their products on our website. With this comes complexities like varying shipping costs and ...
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Product variations

I am creating a flowershop and I have the following dilemma. Let's say somebody wants to buy a bouquet of roses. Roses comes with many colors, sizes and different quantity in a bouquet. Should I ...
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Checkout: Step-by-step or modular? [duplicate]

I am currently designing a checkout solution. Before actually designing a solution, I have often wondered which of the following approaches works best in which case. Step-by-step Used by companies ...
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Best Practices for Service Catalogs? [closed]

I'm working on a website redesign for a company that has a lot of b2b products & services. Their current solution is very content heavy (overwhelmingly so) and involves a very linear approach to ...
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Why would Amazon only allow users to add 30 items in a shopping cart at a time?

Amazon only allows users to select 30 items at a time from the dropdown list and add them to the cart. Why not let the users type the number themselves in case they want to buy more than 30? Is there ...
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Which is better in displaying empty shopping cart?

Which is a better way in displaying customers' empty cart? Suggest your products to them ? : Or just show that the cart is empty to the customer? : The first approach may help convert ...
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What are best practices of algorithms for suggesting products in auto-suggest search pattern?

During my search for best practices for auto-suggest of products in e-commerce, I found good resources about the behavior of the search-and-result field, like Baymar, the book of P.Morville. Search ...
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Ideas for browsing a TON of products on an eCommerce site

I'm trying to solve a particular customer concern for an online grocery website / iOS app. The complaint goes something like this: When I browse your site, I feel like I can never really see all ...
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How important is IE 8 compatibility for a e-commerce site?

I'm a webdesigner and also have an etsy site. I want to make myself a website to make sales independently of etsy as well, and also to build my online presence for my store. I am debating between 2 ...
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126 views

One page checkout with add to cart at the top to enhance conversation rate?

We are building an E-commerce website for a client that only sells one product (with different size). The customer can buy multiple quantity and different size every time. Now, we're having a ...
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UX improvement impact on revenue of financial institutes

Is there any quantitative study that shows how UX improvement can increase revenue of a financial institute? For instance, for each dollar we spend on improving UX of our web apps, roughly how much ...
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Best practices to display a promotion code area

Promotion code can lead some traffic, and increase revenues. At the same time, if a user is ready to buy without a promotion code, you shouldn't distract him with a too much visible promotion code ...
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Does highlighting the potential for discounts negatively impact on non-eligible customers?

I'm interested to know peoples opinions on this. Does clearly showing a voucher/coupon/discount code field within a quote or payment process negatively impact on the customer experience for people who ...
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Do “promo codes” or “coupon codes” do more harm than good?

My clients seem to love coupon and promo codes, but I’ve recently become very skeptical of them. When I’m shopping there’re times I’ll see a promo code field and I’ll wander off to other sites to find ...
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What is a good format/syntax for a coupon code?

For our online shop, we are giving out coupon codes (also called "promo code" or "voucher code"). Currently, these codes look like an insane developer has designed the format: ...
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Integrating “Browse” options and “Search” options

The e-commerce site I am working on currently only has a search bar in the header. We are adding a "Shop By" dropdown in the header where customers can select different categories to browse by. The ...