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Questions tagged [checkout]

process of finalizing a purchase, whether at in a physical or digital environment.

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How to display m x n mapping

I have group of products that a user would want to batch checkout to different addresses. Step 1: User selects the products they want from a tabular list and clicks on checkout Step 2: Next, a ...
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Asking users feedback after the checkout drop

I'm working on the e-commerce checkout experience and the GA shows we have quite a big drop-off rate. I assume, the users often don't finish the checkout process, but just add the items to the cart ...
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When should payment gateway checkout expire?

What should be the time limit for payment gateway checkout to expire on the merchant's website? Or should there be any such expiry at all?
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Asking user to login in the middle of a purchase in a website used years ago

If a visitor tries to make a purchase on an website from which they made a purchase maybe a few years ago, during checkout it might happen that the user does not remember he has an account and as I ...
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What's the best way to express discounts on an order summary?

Is there a standardized way to express discounts or credits in an order summary? Example... Sub total: $20 Discount: -$10 Total: $10 I've seen discounts expressed as -$10, $-10, ($10), and +$...
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What are the design considerations for showing timers in forms?

By timers, I mean a ticking countdown clock for time sensitive tasks, such as holding a reservation spot. Essentially "You have 3:00 minutes to complete your registration". I've seen Eventbrite ...
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Where is the best place in a checkout flow to ask users to save the payment method?

In a checkout process, I need to show an option for the user to save their payment method info, to pay faster next time. Only registered users can save this info, so if a user wants to save they ...
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Addresses in Checkout Steps

So I faced a certain challenge and that is address management in checkout steps, apart from the ability to add an address and edit one. The question comes in two folds : Should a customer be able ...
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Best practice for checkout process where users need to meet certain criteria to make purchase?

In a multi-step checkout process, what's the best practice for basically filtering out people who do not meet 3-4 certain criteria for purchase? One criteria is country of residence for example. So ...
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Why user mostly drops from shipping address page in checkout?

We have a 4 step checkout process in our ecommerce website. Login/Signup Shipping Address Delivery date and special instructions Payment Here we have a checkout conversion of around 40%. Means if ...
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Perception of progress - number of pages

I'm at the very beginning of redesigning a checkout/bag page and had a thought about how people perceive their progress through a form based on the amount/lack of pages. Currently we have a bag page ...
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removing href value on logo for purchase/checkout flow

Is it a common best practice to the remove the href value of the header logo in a checkout / trial registration flow? The upside is to reduce exit links, keeping the user on your checkout page and ...
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Do we need to show 1x if there is only one item in a cart?

Do we need to show 1x (quantity) if there is only one item in the checkout summary?
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Multiple steps vs fewer steps for ecommerce checkout

I'm checking Amazon's checkout and Google Store's checkout and it seems that Amazon has more pages per checkout step (1 for address, 1 for payment method, 1 for review order). While Google Store ...
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How do I sell a Saas product online that is usually sold over the phone?

We are about to test the willingness of visitors to our website to 'buy now', as opposed to the usual method of 'get a demo' which would hand them over to a sales team who would call and close over ...
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What problems exist with removing the navigation bar during the checkout process?

I am working on a application that allows users to buy games. There is a sidebar with the global navigation throughout the whole app. And I am now wondering if I can hide the sidebar during the ...
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What type of payment is best suited for low amount transactions in a e-commerce-like website?

We're building a kind of e-commerce service which sells only one product. That product will be priced around 1.5€. Our paying users will checkout approximately 3 times a month. Each checkout should ...
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On-site checkout vs “external” checkout [closed]

I have an small online store, built using Shopify. I've set it up all right, but because of my location, I can't use Stripe, Authorize.net or any other popular payment gateways, which offer "on-site ...
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Empty price placeholder design

I have a checkout form for a payment request, in which the user fills in the payment amount. This amount is used as input for the checkout as a sub-total, of which a percentage is deducted. What is ...
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Signup flow: synchronous or asynchronous?

So let's say we have a paid subscription signup flow. Usually paid signup flow is implemented in a "synchronous" manner: collect details click on "sign up" wait for card details/charge/etc if ...
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How to inform user of changes in the shopping cart?

I'm implementing online payment on a website I'm working on. Everything is working on the technical side, but I have a UX question now. Let's say the user added a product to his cart. It goes to the ...
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Need help with an incremental amount picker with a min/max amount

I am designing a point selector that only allows incremental selections, let's say by 10s, and has a min and max amount that can be selected. See the image below. UPDATE: This turned out to test ...
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Checkout flow for buying as guest

I'm working on an e-commerce web site and was reading more about the checkout process. I've found this answer, talking about the benefits of not asking users to create an account on the web site in ...
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Asking for Shipping Method per seller?

I'm currently working on a cart page and checkout flow for a marketplace that aggregates different sellers (e.g the user can purchase from different sellers and preform one checkout for all item). ...
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Ux for checkout with less clicks

UX suggestions for making the checkout process more easy with less number of clicks. In the current Scenario - The user will add tickets to cart and navigates to the checkout screen where the user ...
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Credit card field placeholder text

There has been a lot of discussion around Stripe 'Elements' default credit card field placeholder text. Their default is '4242 4242 4242 4242' as shown below: There are a few vocal users ...
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Add-to-cart action for two separate upsell items in the checkout flow

Scenario I'm working on a site with an upsell offer of two similar products that are presented upon entering the checkout flow. I need to let the user know they can add one or both upsells to their ...
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What's the better way to reduce the impact to the familiar users when process redesigning or take place

I have this e-commerce app wishque.com and I have added more features to checkout process lately. Now, I feel like the process has some odd spots. I'm thinking of redesigning the checkout process. ...
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Keep estimated price visible in checkout using stepper on mobile

I want to know if anyone can help me with my problem. I want to switch the stepper in my wireframe. I want to put details in step 2 in step 1 and vice versa. At the same time I want to keep the user ...
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“Shipping address is same as billing address” or the other way around?

Some online shops follow these guidelines (case A): Let user enter a billing address. Have a checkbox "Shipping address same as billing". Some other online shops do it just the other way (case B): ...
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UK eCommerce Basket and Checkout header

I wanted to get your opinion or find out if there is any evidence around using a minimal header (logo and secure checkout icon) and footer on basket page which essentially reduces checkout abandonment....
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Service vs conversion

I'm trying to optimise my checkout flow and ran into a small issue. Currently we offer our customers a selection of FAQ questions and the answers open in a new tab. Showing both question and answers ...
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“Pay with PayPal” including card payments label

I'd love to have some opinions on how to best label a the payment option "PayPal" to ensure it is clear that you can pay using your debit/credit card without having a PayPal account. For background: ...
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Long list of destinations in checkout page on mobile?

I have long list of locations(post offices/carriers) to display (about 50) in e-commerce checkout page. Is the dropdown the best way to do it (I know it is most common, but has it changed with mobile-...
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Button text for 'Are you sure you want to cancel this order' alert? [duplicate]

I'm working on an eCommerce site where we're implementing a feature that allows the user to cancel an order (of physical goods) that's in transit. On the line item (parcel level) the user can '...
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Multiple Trip Booking

I have a car service that allows multi-trip online booking. The user can configure the destinations, date, time, passengers, additional accommodations and choose the car for EACH trip. My dilemma is ...
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On checkout, is it possible to include “Visa Checkout”, “Amex Checkout”, Mastercard Securecode + Paypal?

My goal is to create a signup screen that allows the easiest and most secure way to pay for a product. In most cases, I can improve the security and reduce payment disputes by using brand specific ...
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Checkout charity by default in an online cart

John is responsible for designing an online shopping cart and checkout experience at a mid-size organization. John goes to the grocery store, where a checkout clerk asks if he'd like to donate a ...
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Step UI when the list of steps is wider than screen width?

So I really like Semantic UI, and take a lot of direction from them when I can. I have a stepped-process checkout, and have taken after their "Ordered Step" UI. However, sadly, even their component ...
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Why did (ecommerce) registration rate go down at checkout when we tested social login buttons?

I work for a small ecommerce site and a bit ago we tested social login buttons for account creation. The way our site usually is setup is after checkout if you're not logged in, we mention you can ...
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Online shopping steps: payment and confirmation vs review and payment

You are shopping online and you have already added some products to your shopping bag and proceeding to checkout. From the below options which one works better?
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Best practices for enterprise purchasing flows?

I'm helping a team member redesign the purchasing flow for one of our main products Right now (for a new user) the typical flow is: 1) land on pricing page --> 2) click "Buy now" --> 3) signup or ...
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Gesture based checkout for ecommerce app

We are working on a feature that allows returning customers to checkout with a gesture, since they have already given their payment and delivery info in their previous purchase. p.s. This is 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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Why we need 'county' on UK address forms

Inspired by the US equivalent here For UK address forms, I am struggling to find good enough reasons to keep a 'county' field, especially as my projects delivery options are not location determined. ...
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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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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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Making a button appear after an action - good or bad?

I'm working on some kind of B2B checkout process for car dealers who buy cars from my client. In the 1st step of checkout, they have to choose between pick-up and delivery. This is what I'm going ...
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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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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 ...