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This is Colm and Simon from CommerceGurus, with a handpicked weekly roundup of eCommerce articles.
In our latest blog post we look at product listings page examples from 10 top eCommerce stores.
The longer you can keep site visitors on your listings and product pages, the more likely they are to convert them from passive users to proactive customers.
We think there's a lot to learn from studying what major brands such as Asos and Nike do on this crucial page template and we've tried to distill key learnings into this article.
Study 10 Top Examples of eCommerce Listings Pages
Sarah Gooding from WPTavern has written an interesting article about WooCommerce's progress with integrating the Block Editor deeply with WooCommerce.
WooCommerce developers have committed to “blockifying” the Single Product Template, transforming every aspect of the template to be powered by blocks.
A blockified single product template will empower store owners who might otherwise have had to hire a developer to make these kinds of changes to templates.
Read more about WooCommerce's Plans
Rodolfo from Business Bloomer has written a guide on displaying a store's shipping rates directly on the single product page.
The idea is that customers will be able to see how much they’ll end up spending on shipping before they reach the Checkout so there will be no nasty surprises.
He also demonstrates a modified code snippet which works with the YITH WooCommerce Multi Vendor / Marketplace plugin so that shipping price data is actually taken from each vendor’s shipping setup.
Learn how to automatically display your Shipping Rates on the Single Product Page
Stopping fraudulent carding attacks on your WooCommerce checkout page is about fundamentally two things:
- Stopping the attacks.
- Not impeding normal customer transactions while doing so.
With that in mind, CheckoutWC has written about three strategies you can use to block or prevent carding attacks.
As a follow-up, be sure and also check out our own article on this subject: Fraud Protection and Detection for WooCommerce.
Learn How to Prevent Fraudulent Transaction on Your Store
Google Analytics Universal (UA) will stop working July 2023.
Cristian Stoicescu, the founder of PixelYoursite has recorded a short video explaining what is going to happen and what you will need to do.
If you manage WooCommerce stores for clients you will need to make this switch ahead of time.
Cristian explains the exact steps on how to run the new GA4 tag alongside the old one until the transition is complete.
Watch a short 4-minute video tutorial
Buildd.co has a free SEO course for startups with an enticing hook to get you to sign up.
After making tons of mistakes, we realized SEO is not just simple, it is VERY simple. It is just complicated by popular marketers.
So, we designed this course, to help even a 5-year old understand SEO and to actually help YOU actionably build YOUR startup. NOT for showing-off, but actual growth.
It includes a video on how to find keywords, creating content and tracking metrics and growth using the Google Console.
Check out the Free SEO Course from Buildd.co
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Colm and Simon from CommerceGurus