customer_account:guided_shopping

customer_account:guided_shopping

With this feature, you have the possibility to let your customers find the absolutely correct products by simply answering some questions. The questions are built by the filters from the imported data.


Parameter


Name

The name serves as a first overview, as name-proposal for the implementation and as title of the shopping guide.


Pre-chosen category

The pre-chosen category, which can not be de-selected by the user, serves for a limitation of the products. (this is optional)


Chosen questions / Available questions

You can shift the questions via drag&drop in the categories chosen questions or available questions.


Chosen questions

These filters are being used as questions for the shopping guide.


Available questions

These filters are still available for the shopping guide.


Configuring questions


Database name

The name of the field like it is given in the exported data.


Question

The wording of the question, how it should be shown in the shopping guide.


Type

Text filter Filter values will be shown as text.

color filter as color picker


Color filter Color filter values will be shown as color pickers.

color filter as text filter

If you want to have all colors displayed as color pickers, you maybe have to add colors in the configurator.


Dropdown Filter values will be shown as a dropdown-element.

  • Fixed filter values are indicating, how many filter values are shown as text filters on top of the dropdown filter. The remaining possible filter values are listed in the dropdown filter. Possible values: integers > 0.

configure fixed filter values


Range slider Filter values will be shown as a range slider. In order to use this type of filter, you must set numeric values as filter values for each attribute.

  • Unit: Unit which should be shown after the filter value.

setting the unit for the filter value


Additional options

The following options will be displayed, if the option is available for the chosen filter.

additional options

  • CSS class: This CSS class will be assigned to the filter. It can be used to style the filters through custom CSS settings.
  • 'No filter available' - text: This text will be displayed, in case no filter value is available and the filter is defined as 'main filter'.
  • Sorting: Specifies the order of the filter values.
    • A-Z: Lexicographical order.
    • relevance: Sort by calculated relevance of the results.
    • count: Sort by number of listed filter values.
    • 0-9: Alphanumeric order.
  • Multiple choice: If activated, the user is able to select multiple filter values
  • Show count: Displays the number of articles per filter value in braces beside the filter value.

How guided shopping works

The shopping guide will be opened, if the user clicks on the implemented link in the shop template.

Shopping guide in your shop.

The user can answer the questions and display the articles matching his criteria in here. After clicking on the link of the results, the page containing the products and the corresponding filters, which have been preselected, will be shown.


Implementation

Right after saving / editing the shopping guide, you will find a code-snippet at the end of the page. The snippet can be implemented in the shop template, which generates a link to the shopping guide.


Compatibility

The shopping guide only works properly, if the latest version of the Smart Suggest is implemented.


Custom adaptions

The shopping guide has to be styled on customers side via CSS

Example for a styled shopping guide:

styled shopping guide


Additional questions

If your question is not mentioned in our Helpcenter, please feel free to contact support@findologic.com.