OneUpWeb has recently put out some interesting research which includes the top 10 consumer expectations that influence purchase decisions. On the fifth place, reaching half of your website audience, is search function.
Our search function does a lot for customers without neglecting the SEO aspects.
- Seo Magic
- Search Suggestions
- Relevance tuning
- Your recent search
- Top Searches
- Searching all the website - Static pages support
- Stop words
- Increased speed - Index based search function
- Spell correction
- Keyword highlighting
- SEO URLs
- Friendly META
All the search results pages are fully crawlable and indexable by Google and other search engines. While being useful for the user, the search results pages have a high keyword density which will ensure greater SEO results. By customer powered SEO (almost every search will become an optimized and crawler-friendly page) you will improve your organic or natural search engine rankings and increase site traffic.
Search suggestions help you find out common phrases that others have searched previously. Search suggestions are offered to assist you in selecting a search phrase that has been used before by many other users throughout the world .
The most relevant search function is the one that you can tune and adjust. “Shop Search With Some SEO Magic” from CartOnSteroids.com reveals Administrators how the rating of search results is calculated, letting him modify the “weight” of each component element of the search result (product title, keywords, full description, etc). After the “search magical algorithm” is achieved, doubts on the relevance of search function are history.
Your recent search
Displaying your recent search in order to make easier for you to come back to a previous search results page.
The most popular searches are listed to suggest the top areas of interest.
Searching all the website - Static pages support
Search function will index and provide search results across product pages and static pages.
Striping out stop words helps save system resources by eliminating from further processing, as well as potential matching, those terms that have little value in finding useful documents in response to a customer's query.
Increased speed - Index based search function
Substantial increase in search speed - has the effect of immediately displaying the search results, regardless of the number of keywords. Furthermore, the search index is build very fast based on information which is already in DB.
Customers are automatically presented with suggestions based on corrected spelling.
This feature highlights search terms in google-style. It helps your web site users to quickly find what they have just searched for.
Always is better for your SEO efforts to have www.yourshop.com/search/keyword/ instead of www.yourshop.com/search.php?search&page=1
Meta keywords and meta description are “magically” prepared in our laboratory to ensure best SEO results for your website.
Free Lifetime X-Cart Modules and Add-ons Updates
We provide our customers with free upgrades of X-Cart modules and add-ons they buy, limited to the product version branch.
It means, that buying a product version N.x gives right to receive free lifetime updates for the version brunch N. (N.x, N.x.x).