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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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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 a ...
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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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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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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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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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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 even ...
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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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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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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 to sales, ...
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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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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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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: FCF4A803-18F0-46BE-...
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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 ...
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Should promotional codes automatically be deleted?

I've created an e-commerce system for a website I'm working on. The administrator can add promo-codes, add categories, and add items within those categories. When creating a promotional code the ...
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How to show entire webshop assortment in a “change item” button for a bundle?

I am trying to figure out a good interface for a ”complex” problem. I am working on an e-commerce solutions that sells what they call “Kits”. Each kit is in essence a bundle - or perhaps even closer a ...
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Member exclusivity e-commerce vs no sign up e-commerce

I've noticed two types of e-commerce sites: 1) Member exclusive site 2) Shop without a membership site 1 goes against all of my UX design philosophies. What I mean is that I've always known that ...
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Haptic feedback in ecommerce

Planning on implementing interactive design elements in an e-commerce app. Haptics seems a very exciting area, but besides games and im messengers, I've yet to come across any examples of ecommerce ...
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Does the term “Wallet credit” or “Store credit” makes more sense to users

Working on the returns module of an ecommerce website and app, when the user returns something they can decide to get credit added to their virtual wallet (which can be used to buy other products on ...
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Is a search bar needed for small e-commerce sites?

I'm developing an e-comm site for a small retailer that sells specific products related to one type of activity. The whole product list is less then 50 items with three main categories. Are there any ...
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Product bundling on product page examples and best practices

I'm revisiting the product bundling feature (aka complete the look) on the product pages of our company fashion commerce website. At the moment it's at the bottom of the product page and not really ...
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eCommerce homepage for multiple customer types: How?

Company has mainly been dealing with businesses and large scale customers but now wants to expand its eCommerce side. In general, what are the best practices to appeal to both segments? How do we ...
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What is the best way to handle browser back navigation on checkout?

Consider the following scenario for an online checkout/purchase process... User goes through the application and enters all their information and billing information. User then clicks "Complete ...
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Good practice for eCommerce sites where you don't directly buy online? [closed]

I have a client that wants to sell jewelry, and she wants a website to advertise her collection there. The thing is, she doesn't have any means to sell them directly online. So the site is almost like ...
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What is the optimal number of images in a carousel so the user can see all of it?

I am working on a client's clothing store website. He asked for 7 plus images in the carousel, all with the horizontal transition. He wants to update his product daily with the latest items in the ...
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Is product material in a category or product title unnecessary

I am having another discussion with a colleague and the debate is now whether to create product categories based on product material, or to include the product material in the product title. The two ...
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What do you expect to see when you click an order's item?

we are building a site in which you can purchase products, virtual products and virtual courses. Now the 'My Purchases' page got some complications. We are displaying the orders in a table with the ...
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Why is User Experience treated different in digital and physical stores?

When shopping online there is (from my experience) a well thought through design of all the steps from finding the product(s) you want and need to the check out process and purchase of the product(s). ...
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cart call to action color on mobile [closed]

We are designing an e-shop for a bakery. What do you think about the yellow call to action button to complete the order? The other option is a black button. Which one do you think would create more ...
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How to present users with multiple service options?

We currently have a marketplace that allows users to create a project, enter specs and service providers fulfill the service. We want to show a new option on our website which is to provide a ...
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Best way to select quantity of items for an eCommerce mobile application?

I'm designing an e-commerce app, and I'm looking for some options for the best way to select the quantity of an item before adding to the cart The first (on the left) is when the user selects the ...
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2 different ways to sell products on one website

I have a customer who needs 2 different ways of selling her products on a website and i'm not sure how to approach it. She designs and sells hand-made clothes. Right now she has a Facebook page where ...

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