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Image Alt Tag Module for ShopSite

An SEO best practice today is having alt tags for your images.  Google search bots can track these in your pages and influence your ranking in the Google Search Results.  If you have a site with many images it can take a long time to go through and udpate the alt tag for every image.  If you are one of our clients and hosted under Lexiconn, we have good news for you!

The image alt tag module allows any ShopSite store to automatically ...

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Shopsite: How to update Quantity on Hand and Pricing

Shopsite: How to update Quantity on Hand and Pricing

We receive these requests all the time:

How do I update a large amount of products that I have a low stock number on?

How do I change the pricing on all products during a sale?

We have put together a how to updating Quantity on Hand field and Pricing field in Shopsite with an excel spreadsheet. This method cuts down the time is would take to go product by product in the Shopsite back office. AND making your business much more ...

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Shopsite Product Upload: How To

Shopsite Product Upload: How To

Shopsite makes it easy to change multiple fields of multiple prooducts at one time, without manually editing product by product. This can be done using an excel spreadsheet. Below is how to properly format your excel spreadsheet for a product upload into shopsite.

Follow these directions:

  1. In the excel spreadsheet make sure these 2 things are correct.
  2. In the price column there has to be 2 numeric values after the decimal. Make sure this column is set to “number” formatting or it ...
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Shopsite Product Download: Formatting Your Excel

Shopsite Product Download: Formatting Your Excel

The best way to get familiar with the product or page upload formats is to perform a download of them.

From the Utilities menu select +Database.

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At the database screen select “Download”.

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Next select either Products of Pages, we will select products for this example.

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How To for ShopSite Search Function not working properly

How To for ShopSite Search Function not working properly

When search results link to pages that do not exist, you want to check that on a Publish the index is updated.  For this store, near the bottom of the page showing the results of the publish, there is this message:

Index: No store page has a search field; indexing not performed.

To fix this you add a page to the store with the “Product Search Field” field enabled.  Use a page name like “hidden search page” and filename of “search_field.html” so you know ...

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